Making sense of the Banta-Cain moves
A day after cutting him, the Patriots re-sign the linebacker
After releasing linebacker Tully Banta-Cain on Monday night, the Patriots re-signed him on Tuesday morning, a team source told ESPN Insider Adam Schefter.
This was expected, and here is what I think happened:
Banta-Cain was playing under a one-year, $620,000 contract that qualified for the veteran minimum benefit.
It is my understanding that players under a veteran minimum benefit contract can not have their contract extended until after the league year.
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