- However, Reiss adds that the two sides haven’t ruled out the possibility of a reunion at some point.
Arrington, 28, had two years remaining on his four-year, $16 million contract that included $8 million guaranteed. He had base salaries of $3 million (2015) and $3.5 million (2016) coming his way over the remainder of the contract.
According to OverTheCap.com, releasing Arrington will free up $1,375,000 in available cap space while creating $3,250,000 in dead money.
In 2014, Arrington appeared in 14 games for the Patriots and recorded 39 tackles, one sack, no interceptions, two forced fumbles, a recovery returned for a touchdown and four pass defenses. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 36 cornerback out of 108 qualifying players.