The New York Giants made a big offseason investment in offensive tackle Will Beatty signing him for a five-year 38.8 million dollar deal. Reported first by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, this signing could have an impact on the Patriots deal with Vollmer.
Giants make significant off-season move: NY signed offensive tackle Will Beatty to a five-year, $38.75million deal, per sources.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 27, 2013
The Patriots were looking to sign offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer to a multi-year deal, but they could run into some CAP trouble now that the market has been set so high. Vollmer is the top prospect in free agency this year and since Beatty just got signed to this blockbuster deal, Vollmer will most-likely be looking for the same money, if not more.
According to Bleacher Report, the Patriots had about 18.6 million in CAP space before Brady signed the extension freeing them up another 8 million. Supposing they sign Welker that will cost them roughly 8 mil...