Originally written on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 2/26/13

NEW ORLEANS - NOVEMBER 30: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots warms ups against the New Orleans Saints at Louisana Superdome on November 30, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did his organization a huge favor on Monday when he signed a three-year contract extension. The move helps the Patriots lower the cap hit on Brady in 2013 and 2014 for starters, which will free up a ton of cap room to work with during free agency. In his old contract, Brady was already scheduled to earn $30 million by the start of the 2015 league year. The new contract guarantees him $33 million during that same time frame. The final three years that were added onto the deal are guaranteed from injury only and the base salaries in those years are $7 Read more [...]
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