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The Packers Have Re-Signed Veteran Tight End

Packers tight end Robert Tonyan catches a pass.

GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN - OCTOBER 05: Robert Tonyan #85 of the Green Bay Packers scores a touchdown during the third quarter against the Atlanta Falcons at Lambeau Field on October 05, 2020 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

The Green Bay Packers announced the re-signing of veteran tight end Robert Tonyan earlier this week.

On Thursday, NFL Network insider Tom Pelissero revealed the details of Tonyan's new contract with the team.

The one-year deal has a base value of $3.75 million and worth up to $5.5 million with playtime and Pro-Bowl incentives. He received a $1 million signing bonus and $1.515 tied to per-game active roster bonuses.

This "earn it" deal comes as a result of torn ACL injury that Tonyan suffered in Week 8 of the 2021 season. If he's able to come back and perform this coming season, the Packers organization is fully willing to pay Aaron Rodgers' favorite tight end target.

Before his injury, Tonyan reeled in 18 receptions for 204 yards and two touchdowns. His best NFL season came in 2020 when he logged 586 yards and 11 touchdowns.

The 27-year-old tight end will look to return to that peak form in 2022.