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Thursday, March 13, 2014
Tommy Kelly restructures pact
By Field Yates
Patriots defensive tackle
has restructured the final year of his contract, creating about $800,000 in cap space for the team.
Kelly was set to earn $2.5 million in his contract -- $1.95 million in base salary, a $50,000 workout bonus and $500,000 in per-game roster bonuses.
As part of the restructured pact, it now breaks down this way:
$800,000 ($50K per game he's on the 46-man active list)
The deal also includes the following playing-time incentives:
(The maximum Kelly can earn in playing-time incentives is $645,000. Thus, the maximum value of the new contract is still $2.5 million.)