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09/14/2010 - 2:57pm
Report: Brady's gets $16 million bonus

According to ESPN.com, Tom Brady's new contract includes a $16 million signing bonus, and maxes out with base salaries of $9.75 million in both 2013 and '14. According to the report, this will be the construction of the deal:

 

Base salaries: 2010: $7.5 million (a $3.5 million increase from existing deal); 2011: $5.75 million (guaranteed); 2012: $5.75 million; 2013: $9.75 million; 2014: $9.75 million. Roster bonuses: 2011: $4 million; 2012: $6 million; 2013: $5 million; 2014: $5 million. Workout bonuses: 2011: $250,000; 2012: $250,000; 2013: $250,000; 2014: $250,000.

 

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09/14/2010 - 12:30pm
Patriots fan stricken at game dies

A 40-year-old Patriots fan from Chicopee who had an apparent heart attack at Sunday's season-opener and was taken to the field for medical assistance was later pronounced dead at Caritas Norwood Hospital, according to Foxboro fire chief Roger Hatfield. The man, who was attending the game with his 6-year-old son, was stricken about a half-hour before the start of the game while sitting near the south end zone at Gillette Stadium. The man's name was not made public.

 

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09/14/2010 - 11:49am
Jets' Jenkins out for season

Jets defensive tackle Kris Jenkins tore his anterior cruciate ligament and is out for the season, according to Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network. Jenkins suffered the same injury last season. The Jets play the Patriots Sunday.

 

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09/14/2010 - 10:58am
Moss: 'Timing could have been bad'

In a wide-ranging interview on ESPN, Randy Moss acknowledged that the timing of his contract comments following Sunday's season-opening win over the Bengals might not have been good, but that he felt he needed to say it. "I think that the timing could have been bad, but it was actually my first time speaking to the media this year and I wanted to get it off my chest instead of waiting until Week 12 or Week 13 to where it really could be a distraction to our team and what we're trying to accomplish," Moss said. "It was something I just wanted to do. Maybe it was bad timing, but it's something that I cleared my mind." 

 

Asked if he recognized that the public perception is that his comments detracted from the Pats win, Moss answered, "I do understand that. But I think when it comes to the business side of football, hopefully my coaches and teammates didn't take it in a disrespectful manner and understood where I was...

09/14/2010 - 10:13am
Rex: 'Only one guy can cover Moss'

Jets coach Rex Ryan left little doubt what the gameplan will be Sunday when his team plays the Patriots. "There’s only one guy in this league that can cover Randy Moss," he told The New York Daily News. “And that’s Darrelle Revis. Nobody else.”

 

Ryan added, "Randy Moss beats you for touchdowns. Randy Moss is a stud. Him and Chad [Ochocinco], you better double them. Well, we don’t have to. That’s what Revis brings for us.”

 

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