Patriots Sign Two More
Kade Weston
Kade Weston
PatriotsInsider.com
Posted Jul 23, 2010


FOXBORO -- The New England Patriots have signed two more rookies from their 2010 Draft class. QB Zac Robinson and DL Kade Weston both signed deals this week.

With the addition of two more Draft picks this week, the Patriots are closing in on starting training camp with a full roster. Seventh round picks, QB Zac Robinson and DL Kade Weston agreed to terms Thursday. Both players signed four-year deals according to reports.

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

PLAYERS RE-SIGNED
--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.

PLAYERS ACQUIRED
--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.

PLAYERS LOST
--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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