Contract Update Hilliard And Lua
Updating previous reports of a pair of Patriots rookies who signed their deals, Patriots Insider has the contract terms of Corey Hilliard and Oscar Lua.
Scout.com senior NFL writer Adam Caplan confirmed that sixth round pick Hilliard signed a three-year deal with base salaries of $285,000 (2007), $370,000 (2008) and $460,000 (2009). Hilliard is the only second day player to sign a deal for less than four seasons.
Caplan also confirmed that seventh round pick Oscar Lua received a four-year contract with base salaries of $285,000 (2007), $370,000 (2008), $460,000 (2009) and $550,000 (2010).
Oldenburg Makes Deal Official
The Denver Post is reported that offensive lineman Clint Oldenburg received a signing bonus of $141,000, in a deal he signed on his old college campus (Colorado State). Oldenburg told the Post he wanted to pay tribute to his old school.
"I just want to honor CSU for giving me this opportunity," Oldenburg said. "If not for CSU, I might not be with the Patriots."
Oldenburg signed the contract in CSU's offensive line meeting room.
PatriotsInsider.com reported the base salaries for Oldenburg's deal earlier in this article (click here).