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The New England Patriots entered the offseason with roughly $15 million in cap space, according to figures obtained by USA TODAY Sports. That figure is now in the $23 million range after quarterback Tom Brady agreed to a cap-friendly contract extension this week. Though the two-time MVP clearly stands to benefit from the restructured deal, he’s also given the franchise added ability to navigate the free agent market in its ongoing quest for the fourth title of the Brady-Bill Belichick era. The Patriots can clearly use the cash with Julian Edelman, Aqib Talib, Sebastian Vollmer, Wes Welker and Danny Woodhead among those headed into free agency. Here’s an evaluation of the team’s roster and where the money might best be spent: Secondary: New England has ultimately been undone by the passing of Joe Flacco, Eli Manning — and even Mark Sanchez — in recent years, and the pass defense hasn’t ranked better than 29th in the regular season since 2009. Belichick has long had a mancrush on safe...
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