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The Rap Sheet:
We told you about the new contract signed by Patriots LB Jerod Mayo, and about some details of a five-year, $50-million extension.
After the Patriots 41-23 win over the Broncos yesterday, we got some reaction from some key participants. What did coach Bill Belichick and Mayo think?
“I feel fortunate to be here another five years,” said Mayo, who made eight tackles. “I want to thank Mr. (Robert) Kraft, the Kraft family, my family, coach (Bill) Belichick, and Floyd Reese for getting it done. I didn’t want to go through the drama. I love playing here, I love playing in New England, it’s a great place.”
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We learned earlier this morning, that Patriots LB Jerod Mayo has just signed a five-year contract extension that will keep him in New England through 2017. But terms were not available at the time.
We have some now. How much will Mayo earn?
I’m told Mayo will earn $50 million over five years, with $27 million guaranteed. He has $4.5 million guaranteed in 2015, which no other NFL...
Before the Patriots beat the Broncos on Sunday, captain Jerod Mayo earned a five-year contract extension. After that, he made eight tackles and helped key a come-from-behind win. Lots to discuss. And Mayo did so in the post-game locker room. Check out my video:
By Tim BrittonDENVER -- Jerod Mayo had a few reasons to celebrate this weekend.
The linebacker was all smiles decked out in his AFC East champions gear following Sunday's 41-23 win over the Broncos. That, in turn, came on the heels of a five-year extension Mayo worked out with the Patriots on Saturday.
"I'm very grateful, just for my family, Mr. Kraft, Coach Belichick...
The Patriots ensured that linebacker Jerod Mayo won’t be going anywhere any time soon, signing him to a five-year contract extension yesterday that will keep him with the team through 2017, a league source confirmed to the Globe.
Hold the Mayo? Not in Foxboro, buddy. The New England Patriots have signed inside linebacker Jerod Mayo to a five-year contract extension. One of the few bright spots on the current New England defense, Mayo will probably be spying St. Tebow on Sunday. [Adam Schefter]
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