Found February 26, 2013 on
With Tom Brady's new deal meaning the New England Patriots have a bit more cap space to work with, we can look at filling more holes in the team through Free Agency. And one of those holes is Defensive Tackle.
Sure, I like Kyle Love and Brandon Deaderick, but not as starters. They are nice backups to fill in for Vince Wilfork, but one of the things the Patriots were missing was a pass rush from the inside when Wilfork was taking on two blockers. So maybe this news has alerted the Patriots:
And here come the changes in Philadelphia: Eagles have told DT Cullen Jenkins they plan to release him.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 25, 2013
Cullen Jenkins was one of the additions to make up the Philadelphia Eagles "Dream Team" a couple of off seasons back. He managed 9.5 sacks over his two years with the Eagles, despite struggling in the "Wide 9" defense they operated.
And it is only his price tag that is making him leave Philly. He played in every game ...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Eagles continue to make moves to upgrade their roster, and allow themselves some flexibility. NFL.com is reporting that defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins has been released in a salary cap measure.
Jenkins was due $5.5 million from a five-year $30 million deal he signed as a free agent in 2011. Eagles GM Howie Roseman released a statement on the matter, and simply states that...
Tom Brady’s contract extension was all about keeping the team first and foremost
While I was stumbling around campus in a sick daze that prevented me from processing thoughts in my head, I ran into a friend of mine by the name of Greg Walsh. Our meeting was fleeting as he was headed in the opposite direction that I was. He had a chance to say one thing to me.
“He’s for the...
Cullen Jenkins, now 32, had 29 sacks and five forced fumbles during seven seasons with the Packers.
THE SECRET CLAUSES IN TOM BRADY’S NEW CONTRACT (Credit: Pro Football Mock)
The Philadelphia Eagles are on the hunt for younger and cheaper talented, as evidenced by the release of two of the team’s veteran defense tackles on Monday.
Mike Patterson and Cullen Jenkins were both informed that there tenure with the Birds had ended. Patterson has been with Philadelphia since he was drafted by the team in 2005 out of USC. The 29-year-old played...
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.
With trade rumors and the NFL Combine in full swing, it would be easy to overlook Tom Brady's contract extension with the Patriots that will keep him in New England through the 2017 season.
Peter King of SI.com reports that the extension, which will go a long way towards making sure Brady retires with the Patriots, is below the fair market value for one of the league'...
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...
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...
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
The post Report: Patriots Lockup QB Tom Brady appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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.
Last year, Bedard predicted the
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...
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...