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In the franchise tag discussion which has dominated Patriots off-season story lines, Sebastian Vollmer is one of three players who has been mentioned as a possible recipient of the tag, along with Wes Welker and Aqib Talib. The Patriots have until March 12th to franchise or sign Vollmer or he will hit the free-agent market.
An important piece of the Patriots offensive front since being selected in the 2nd round out of 2009, the massive German lineman recently underwent knee surgery, which many believe will decrease his value as a free agent. Furthermore, it may be one reason why it appears the Patriots are willing to part ways with Vollmer and avoid slapping the 9.66 million dollar tag on him.
Will Vollmer be back in a Pats uniform next year?
An article printed Friday also illustrates how the Patriot's actions thus far at the Scouting Combine are indicative of Vollmer not returning. While the top-tier of tackles will likely not be around when it's the Pat's turn ...
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With Tom Brady signing his deal, virtually making him a Patriot for life, it looks like Mallett could be out of New England soon, maybe before the draft in April. Greg Bedard of the Boston Globe has said the Patriots won't take anything less than a 2nd round pick for him, which makes it seem likely he could actually stay a Patriot. Heres why: When Tom Brady went down Matt Cassell...
Tom Brady finalized a contract extension with the New England Patriots on Monday that should help the team stay financially solvent.
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski underwent surgery last week for an infection in the same forearm that he broke in the divisional-round playoff game against the Houston Texans
Watching 22 year olds run really fast for hours on end can get boring. Just ask Bill Belichick.
The Patriots’ head coach was watching the combine from inside Lucas Oil Stadium and he either had a crick in his neck or he was tremendously bored. Maybe he slept on it wrong? We’ve heard those Indianapolis hotel pillows can be uncomfortable.
Check out the mesmerizing gif of Belichick...
According to Peter King of SI.com, the New England Patriots have signed quarterback Tom Brady to a three-year extension that will keep him around until he 40 years-old.
Brady is reportedly taking a lot less money then he deserves.
For the second time in his illustrious career, Brady is doing something players in this day and age simply do not do: As he did in 2005, Brady, a league...
Wes Welker‘s tenure in New England may not be over.
NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport wrote on Monday that he (and Albert Breer) heard that they can’t rule out a long-term extension for the slot receiver.
“The Patriots won’t apply the franchise tag to him, we know that. And yet … Albert Breer and I have both heard that we can’t rule out a long-term extension being reached...
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According to NFL.com, a long-term contract extension between the Patriots and WR Wes Welker is still a possibility.
Ian Rapoport mentions that a five-year deal that average roughly $8 million per season could be the type of contract that Welker’s able to command on the open market.
Welker, 31, is obviously one of the best available receivers in this year’s free agent class...
Short version means that Tom Brady will retire as a Patriot.
Peter King has the details of the deal.
The extension will pay Brady a $3 milion signing bonus immediately, in addition to salaries of $7 million in 2015, $8 million in 2016 and $9 million in 2017. Brady told Sports Illustrated five years ago he wanted to play until he was 40, at least, and this will accomplish that. He...
The NFL Scouting Combine continues to roll on at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis this weekend. It's a time for the nation's top college football players to impress coaches, executives, and personnel in hopes of improving their draft status.One head coach who has apparently had enough of the Combine already is New England Patriots skipper Bill Belichick. Belichick, who has...
Tweet Two-time MVP quarterback and future Hall of Famer Tom Brady has agreed to a contract extension that will likely keep him with the Patriots through the 2017 season, according to a report from Sports Illustrated’s Peter King: The extension will pay Brady a $3 million signing bonus immediately, in addition to salaries of $7 [...]
I am very pleased with some news I came across today! Tom Brady and the New England Patriots have agreed to a 3-year extension on his contract through 2017! Surprisingly, it’s only for $27 million (yes, it does feel weird to say “ONLY $27 million”) which is much less than I [...]