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On Monday it was reported that the New England Patriots were trying to trade quarterback Ryan Mallett.
According to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald, the Patriots aren’t currently shopping Mallett.
That doesn’t mean they aren’t listening to offers, if any are even being received, or preparing to explore a trade avenue as they get closer to the start of free agency or even the draft. But for now, all is quiet.
Why trade Mallett? His contract expires after 2014 and won’t be the team’s quarterback of the future unless Tom Brady and the Patriots run into some unforeseen circumstances. Plus, it’s considered a very weak class of free agents and draft prospects, and Mallett might stack up with any of them. Finally, the Patriots only have five draft picks, so they’d surely like to add to that total.
Here’s one snag, though. Under the new CBA, all players drafted in 2011 or later cannot restructure their contract until they complete their third season. Therefore, any team that acquires Mall...
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With the news of yesterday’s contract extension for Tom Brady in New England, rumors have surfaced that the Patriots are now willing to part with young backup quarterback Ryan Mallett. According to former Pats beat writer and current NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport, the Patriots are “expected to entertain” offers for Mallett, who they drafted in the third round (74th overall...
Brandon Lloyd's behavior on the practice field and in the locker room may be the reason the New England Patriots do not pick up his $3 million option bonus, according to Boston Globe's Greg Bedard.
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According to the Boston Herald, the New England Patriots and wide receiver Wes Welker are discussing a possible contract extension.
These discussions were held independent of Tom Brady‘s contract extension. However, Brady’s new deal has freed up $15 million in cap room over the next two seasons, which gives Welker and the Pats a little more room to work with.
It’s still unclear...
Tom Brady’s contract extension was all about keeping the team first and foremost
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According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, there’s still a chance teh New England Patriots could sign wide receiver Wes Welker to a contract extension and keep him from hitting the free agent market.
Easily the most productive NFL receiver over the past several years, he’s a first-down machine. He’s also, however, a slot receiver, and he’s a little older, making it tougher...
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...
THE SECRET CLAUSES IN TOM BRADY’S NEW CONTRACT (Credit: Pro Football Mock)
The New England Patriots have had an outstanding relationship with their quarterback Tom Brady. Today they put their money where their mouth is, or should we say they put their money where Tom Brady’s mouth is. Brady said he would like to play in the NFL until he is 40-=year-old. Today, it has been reported that the Patriots have given the soon to be 36-year-old quarterback a contract...
Even though this will be his 3rd surgery on his arm since November, GRONK isn’t expected to miss camp.
From me and @fieldyates: Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski underwent surgery last week for an infection in same forearm he re-broke against Houston
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 25, 2013
Rob Gronkowski’s elbow infection was caught early enough that he is likely not miss...
Peter King reported on Monday that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Patriots for “an eye-poppingly conservative $27 million, which is less than half his worth by any measure.” So from there, the masses began to praise Brady for taking less money than he could’ve made so that the Patriots could enjoy some much needed cap relief...
As first reported by Sports Illustrated football writer Peter King, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and the team have restructured his existing contract and got a year extension in the deal.
The three year extension is said to worth $27 million but it gives the team an additional $15 million against the flat cap over the 2013 and 2014 seasons. The new deal will keep...
Tom Brady is the man. HOF QB. Dates Super Model. Is a model for Uggs…oh wait. The real reason he is the man is the contract extension he signed today. He took about half of what the market demands just to free up cap space and give his team a better shot at free agents. You might not like him or the Patriots, but you have to respect the move.
Peter King is reporting that the New England Patriots have reached a deal QB Tom Brady that “should make him a Patriot for life.”
Tom Brady signs a contract that should make him a Patriot for life. Will have full details to you very shortly.
— Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) February 25, 2013
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