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Monday, April 28, 2014
New England Patriots contract notes
By Field Yates
Catching up on some contract notes and picked up pieces for the Patriots.
, wide receiver
and wide receiver
each signed their contracts this offseason, they included a total of $18 million in signing bonuses.
As it turns out, each of those players has a deferred payment on their signing bonuses that will be paid out on March 31, 2015.
For Revis, $2.5 million of his $10 million signing bonus will be paid then, while $2 million of Edelman’s $5 million and $1 million of LaFell’s $3 million will be paid.
Deferred payments are a method of cash flow management. As we
recently pointed out
, many Patriots received deferred payments on signing bonuses at the end of last month.
And here are the details of the one-year contract signed by linebacker
: One year, $645,000, with no guaranteed money
This deal is reflective of the idea that Hull is likely to serve as a depth level linebacker if he does indeed make the team.