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Patriots Sign Two More
Here's a look at the Patriots offseason transactions so far:
FRANCHISE PLAYER: NT Vince Wilfork (tendered at $7.003M; re-signed March 5 for $40M/5 yrs, $25M guaranteed/$18M SB).
TRANSITION PLAYER: None.
FREE AGENTS (not tendered offers)
--P Chris Hanson (not tendered as UFA).
RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS (*indicates restricted because of uncapped year)
--*G Logan Mankins (tendered at $3.268M with first- and third-round picks as compensation) is becoming a perennial Pro Bowler. He would have been a top lineman available if he were unrestricted.
EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS FREE AGENTS
--LB Bret Lockett (tendered at $395,000).
DRAFT CHOICES SIGNED
--WR Taylor Price (3/90): $3.35M/4 yrs.
--TE Aaron Hernandez (4/113); terms unknown.
--P Zoltan Mesko (5/150): 4 yrs, terms unknown.
--C Ted Larsen (6/205); terms unknown.
--OT Thomas Welch (7/208); terms unknown.
-- DL Brandon Deaderick (7/247); $1.83 M/4 yrs.
-- DL Kade Weston (7/248); $1.829M/4 yrs.
-- QB Zac Robinson (7/250); 4 yrs, terms unknown
--LB Tully Banta-Cain: UFA; $13.5M/3 yrs, $6M SB.
--CB Leigh Bodden: UFA; $22M/4 yrs, $10M guaranteed.
--LB Derrick Burgess: UFA; $1.65M/1 yr, $100,000 SB/$50,000 RB.
--RB Kevin Faulk: UFA; $2M/1 yrs, $1M SB.
--*PK Stephen Gostkowski; RFA; (tendered at $1.759M with second-round pick as compensation); $1.759M/1 yr.
--LB Gary Guyton: ERFA; 2 yrs, terms unknown.
--OG Stephen Neal: UFA; 2 yrs, terms unknown.
--RB Chris Taylor: Not tendered as RFA; terms unknown.
--NT Vince Wilfork: FFA; $40M/5 yrs, $25M guaranteed/$18M SB.
--*LB Pierre Woods: RFA; (tendered at $1.176M with no compensation); $1.176M/1 yr.
--RB Thomas Clayton: Not tendered as ERFA by 49ers; terms unknown.
--TE Alge Crumpler: UFA Titans; $4.8M/2 yrs, $1M SB.
--WR Torry Holt: FA Jaguars; $1.7M/1 yr.
--DT Damione Lewis: FA Panthers; 1 yr, terms unknown.
--LB Marques Murrell: Not tendered as RFA by Jets; terms unknown.
--WR David Patten: FA; terms unknown.
--DT Gerard Warren: FA Raiders; terms unknown.
--TE Chris Baker (released).
--DE Jarvis Green: UFA Broncos; $20M/4 yrs.
--LB Junior Seau (retired).
--CB Shawn Springs (released).
--WR Isaiah Stanback (released).
--LB Adalius Thomas (released).
--TE Benjamin Watson: UFA Browns; $12M/3 yrs, $6.25M guaranteed.
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