ESPN’s Rich Cimini says with $102 million in cap space and pressure to make the playoffs, GM Mike Maccagnan could depart from some of his usual tenets in free agency, like paying a premium for a RB like Le’Veon Bell.
ESPN’s Mike Reiss says the Patriots would welcome WR Phillip Dorsett back in the same role he played this past season, but if another team offers him starting money, they’ll let him walk.
Reiss believes the Patriots will end up releasing DE Adrian Clayborn, who was inactive the final two games of 2018 and has a $5.9 million cap charge in 2019.
According to ESPN’s Dan Graziano, OT Greg Robinson‘s extension has a $5.5 million base salary with a $500,000 signing bonus. Robinson also has a $100,000 workout bonus, $400,000 total in per-game bonuses each time he’s active on gameday, and up to $500,000 in monthly weigh-in bonuses from April through December.