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Wednesday, July 3, 2013
How Pats have spent this offseason

By Field Yates

The question we often ask throughout the offseason is how much money (see: cap space) a team has left. As things currently stand, the Patriots have roughly $9.215 million in remaining cap room for 2013, which buys them some flexibility in the event that they want to extend a player at some point this season.

To figure out, in part, how the Patriots got to where they are cap-wise, let’s examine how they’ve spent money this offseason (with maximum contract values highlighted).

Players re-signed:
CB Kyle Arrington: four years, $16 million
CB Marquice Cole: one year, $730,000
FB James Develin: two years, $1.05 million
WR Julian Edelman: one year, $1.015 million
TE Michael Hoomanawanui: one year, $1.323 million
LB Niko Koutouvides: one year, $865,000
CB Aqib Talib: one year, $5 million
LB Jeff Tarpinian: two years, $1.2 million
OT Sebastian Vollmer: four years, $27 million
Total value: $54.183 million

Free agents signed:
WR Danny Amendola: five years, $28.5 million
DL Armond Armstead: three years, $1.485 million
DE Marcus Benard: one year, $630,000
LB A.J. Edds: one year, $480,000
WR LaVelle Hawkins: two years, $1.865 million
WR Michael Jenkins: one year, $855,000
WR Donald Jones: three years, $4.155 million
DL Tommy Kelly: two years, $5 million
OT Will Svitek: one year, $1 million
QB Tim Tebow: two years, $3.385 million
DL Jason Vega: three years, $1.485 million
RB Leon Washington: one year, $1.3 million
S Adrian Wilson: three years, $5 million
Total value: $55.14 million

Draft picks:
LB Jamie Collins: four years, $3.761 million
WR Aaron Dobson: four years, $3.428 million
CB Logan Ryan: four years, $2.77 million
S Duron Harmon: four years, $2.711 million
WR Josh Boyce: four years, $2.637 million
DE Michael Buchanan: four years, $2.213 million
LB Steve Beauharnais: four years, $2.2 million
Total value: $19.72 million

Undrafted rookie free agents: All received three year, $1.44 million deals
P Ryan Allen
FB Ben Bartholemew
S Kanorris Davis
OT Elvis Fisher
TE Brandon Ford
DL Cory Grissom
WR Mark Harrison
RB Quentin Hines
DB Brandon Jones
OL Josh Kline
OL R.J. Mattes
OL Chris McDonald
WR T.J. Moe
CB Stephon Morris
C Matt Stankiewitch
TE Zach Sudfeld
WR Kenbrell Thompkins
DL Joe Vellano
RB George Winn
LS Mike Zupancic
Total value: $28.8 million

Players acquired via trade:
RB LeGarrette Blount: one year, $680,000

Players acquired via waivers:
OT Kevin Haslam: one-year, $555,000

Players who had their contracts extended:
QB Tom Brady: three additional years, $27 million in new money