Source: Tom Brady got $16M bonus

Updated: September 14, 2010, 5:14 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

The four-year contract extension signed by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady includes a $16 million signing bonus, according to a source.

As part of the extension, Brady had his base salary in 2010 increased to $7.5 million. He had been scheduled to earn a base salary of $3.5 million this season, and had previously earned a $3 million roster bonus.

Brady will earn base salaries of $5.75 million in 2011; $5.75 million in 2012; $9.75 million in 2013; and $9.75 ...

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