Posts Tagged ‘Contracts’

Tom Brady and Patriots Agree on Three-Year Contract Extension

Monday, February 25th, 2013

BFF? (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Tony Santorsa

With news surfacing that the New England Patriots will likely try to reach a contract extension with Wes Welker prior to free agency on March 12, the Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady have agreed to a contract extension—an extension for Welker could very well be in the future.


Report: Wes Welker Could Receive Long-Term Extension Prior to Free Agency

Monday, February 25th, 2013
Wes Welker

Will the salary cap allow Wes Welker to don a Patriots uniform in 2013?

NEPD Staff Writer: Tony Santorsa

I will admit: I have been extremely doubtful that Wes Welker would be a member of the New England Patriots in 2013 but there’s a solid chance that the two parties will come to an agreement on a contract extension.


Wes Welker Contract Options

Sunday, February 10th, 2013
Wes Welker Patriots Jets

Is Wes Welker a long-term solution at receiver? (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Tony Santorsa

It was just about a year ago that I deemed Wes Welker the perfect Patriot—that he should be a Patriot for life.

I made this bold statement following Welker’s infamous drop in Super Bowl XLVI as he was set to hit free agency. I strongly believed that Welker deserved a contract extension—I didn’t necessarily believe that he should be devalued due to his timely drop.


Kyle Love Finally Getting Some Love

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012
Kyle Love Contract

Kyle Love has a brand new contract. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff

Patriots defensive tackle Kyle Love has come a long way since signing as an undrafted free agent out of Mississippi State in 2010.

After signing a one-year extension through 2013 worth just over $3 million, what can we expect out of Vince Wilfork’s counterpart?


Patrick Chung: How Much is the Patriots Safety Worth?

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
Patrick Chung Patriots Safety

Is Patrick Chung a part of the Patriots future plans? (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Matthew Jones

Alongside wide receiver Wes Welker and offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer, starting safety Patrick Chung is considered one of New England’s most valuable impending free agents.

Chung, who is set to turn 25 years old in August, has established himself as one of New England’s best defensive players since being drafted with the Patriots’ top pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. The Boston Herald recently reported that New England has yet to discuss a contract extension with Chung, but it is expected that New England would be interested in re-signing Chung before he reaches the open market.

Of course, both the team and the player must be receptive to an extension, so a middle ground will have to be reached in order for the club to lock up Chung long-term.


Logan Mankins: Patriot for Life

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

According to Adam Schefter of, the Patriots and guard Logan Mankins have come to terms on a six-year contract.

After the terse back and forth during the 2010 season with the Patriots front office and Mankins’ agent Frank Bauer, this comes as great news for Patriots fans and the Patriots offense alike.

Terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed, but one would assume that Mankins’ 2011 cap figure will be significantly lower than the $10m he was slated to earn under the franchise tag.

Nate Solder Officially a Patriot

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

According to Aaron Wilson of Fox Sports, 1st-round pick Nate Solder (OT, Colorado) has signed his rookie contract with the New England Patriots.

The Patriots had just over $8.5 million remaining in their rookie allocation, so you can expect Solder receive the balance over the four years of the deal.


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