More Rookie Contract Updates
OL Corey Hilliard
OL Corey Hilliard

Posted Jul 16, 2007

Contract details update. Patriots Insider has confirmed the details of some recent contract signings by Patriots rookies.

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. 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. reported the base salaries for Oldenburg's deal earlier in this article (click here).

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