Details on rookie Patriots contracts

May, 20, 2014
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Below is a breakdown of the contracts signed by New England Patriots draft choices James White, Cameron Fleming, Zach Moore and Jeremy Gallon:

RB James White (fourth round, 130th)
Terms: 4 years, $2,617,088 (guaranteed value of $397,088)
Signing bonus: $397,088
2014 base salary: $420,000
2015 base salary: $510,000
2016 base salary: $600,000
2017 base salary: $690,000

OT Cameron Fleming (fourth round, 140th)
Terms: 4 years, $2,520,584 (guaranteed value of $300,584)
Signing bonus: $300,584
2014 base salary: $420,000
2015 base salary: $510,000
2016 base salary: $600,000
2017 base salary: $690,000

DE Zach Moore (sixth round, 198th)
Terms: 4 years, $2,322,200 (guaranteed value of $102,200)
Signing bonus: $102,200
2014 base salary: $420,000
2015 base salary: $510,000
2016 base salary: $600,000
2017 base salary: $690,000

WR Jeremy Gallon (seventh round, 244th)
Terms: 4 years, $2,267,592 (guaranteed value of $47,592)
Signing bonus: $47,592
2014 base salary: $420,000
2015 base salary: $510,000
2016 base salary: $600,000
2017 base salary: $690,000

QUICK-HIT THOUGHTS: As can be seen above, each of these rookies will have identical base salaries during their four contracted seasons. The guarantees stem strictly from signing bonuses right now. The Patriots have just two rookies unsigned at this juncture: defensive tackle Dominique Easley and quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.
Field Yates has previous experience interning with the New England Patriots on both their coaching and scouting staffs. A graduate of Wesleyan University (CT), he is a regular contributor to ESPN Boston's Patriots coverage and ESPN Insider.

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