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  1. Following up on TE Byham's contract

    Mike Reiss

    The Patriots announced the signing of tight end Nate Byham on Sunday, and here are the contract terms: Length: 1 year Base salary: $645,000 Split salary: $373,000 (in the event of injury) Salary-cap hit: $645,000 QUICK-HIT THOUGHTS: This is ...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  2. Closer look at Patriots and financials

    Mike Reiss

    In his daily "Inside Slant" column,'s Kevin Seifert takes a snapshot look at the NFL through a financial lens. Seifert looks at each team's salary cap space, dead money and committed cash. The key New England Patriots-based information, f...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  3. Bonus Patriots chat recap

    Mike Reiss

    A bonus Patriots chat was added to the schedule on Friday. The chat kicked off at 11 a.m. ET. It can be recapped here, and included some of the following topics: 1. Potential salary-cap relief for the Patriots as it relates to Aaron Hernandez. ...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  4. 1-year deal for DE Will Smith

    Mike Reiss

    The following is the contract signed by veteran defensive end Will Smith with the Patriots, per a source: Length: 1 year Total value: $920,000 Base salary: $855,000 Roster bonus: $50,000 (if on roster for first game of regular season) Offseaso...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  5. Salary survey from Patriots' view

    Mike Reiss

    ESPN The Magazine, with Sportingintelligence, identified the highest paying professional sports teams in the world as well as the highest paid players in the world. A few thoughts from a Patriots/football perspective: 1. Football's salary cap s...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  6. Patrick Chung contract details

    Mike Reiss

    Looking closer at the contract signed by Patriots safety Patrick Chung: Term: 1 year Base salary: $740,000 Signing bonus: $60,000 Workout bonus: $60,000 Roster bonus: $240,000 ($15,000 per game based on being on 46-man roster) Salary-cap char...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  7. Where Patriots rank in dead money

    Mike Reiss

    The New England Patriots pride themselves on sound salary-cap management, and part of that is not having too much dead money to account for with players no longer on their roster. This year's dead money total is higher than the norm, mainly because o...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  8. Exploring timing on possible cap relief

    Mike Reiss

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- One of the questions that seems to surface weekly from followers is when there might be a resolution in the New England Patriots' pursuit of salary-cap relief with tight end Aaron Hernandez. The team has a $7.5 million dead charge...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  9. Taking stock of Patriots' salary cap

    Mike Reiss

    Now that we have definitive financial details on contracts signed by receivers Julian Edelman (4 years) and Brandon LaFell (3 years); cornerbacks Darrelle Revis (2 years) and Brandon Browner (3 years); and tight end Michael Hoomanawanui (2 years), th...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  10. Following up on Hoomanawanui deal

    Mike Reiss

    A few notes on the two-year contract signed by tight end Michael Hoomanawanui with the Patriots: Signing bonus: $360,000 2014 Base salary: $740,000 ($140,000 guaranteed) Roster bonus: $100,000 ($6,250 per game that he is on 46-man game-day ro...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  11. Details on Darrelle Revis' contract

    Mike Reiss

    An important wrinkle has been learned about the contract Darrelle Revis has agreed to with the Patriots. It has widely been reported as a one-year, $12 million deal, which is accurate. Revis will earn $12 million this season. But for salary-cap...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  12. Vince Wilfork reacts to Aqib Talib's deal

    Mike Reiss

    Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork tweeted the following on Wednesday morning: Wilfork's own contract situation bears watching; that was the first thought that came to mind when seeing the tweet. Wilfork is scheduled to earn a base salary...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  13. Following up on Grimes & Talib

    Mike Reiss

    The four-year, $32 million contract signed by Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes helps set the market for free-agent Aqib Talib, and there are a few more details to pass along on the deal, per a source: Signing bonus: $6 million Base salaries: $25....

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  14. Patriots' cap space vs. rest of NFL

    Mike Reiss

    With the 2014 salary cap now projected to be in the $132-133 million range,'s Kevin Seifert put together a handy 32-team chart that provides a snapshot of where each team stands. What it shows specific to the Patriots is that they are clo...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  15. Adjusting Patriots' salary-cap space

    Mike Reiss

    When it comes to the all-important salary-cap management that is a big part of building a team, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter delivered some welcome news for clubs this morning. Schefter reported that the salary cap is expected to rise about 5 pe...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  16. Weekly Patriots chat recap

    Mike Reiss

    Every Thursday on, there is a Patriots chat in the late morning/early afternoon. Today's chat kicked off at 11 a.m. ET, can be recapped here and included some of the following topics: 1. Salary-cap status and thinking of realistic o...

    Blog | February 06, 2014