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New Patriots take pay cuts

Updated: August 11, 2011, 5:28 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was asked Wednesday about defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth, he said he met the veteran and liked him, before adding that "he didn't come here for the money."

Indeed, Haynesworth took a significant pay cut to facilitate a trade from the Washington Redskins to the Patriots.

Haynesworth was scheduled to earn $5.4 million this season, but according to a restructured contract filed to the league, his base ...

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