NFL Notes: Chargers, Colts, Jets, & Patriots



Mike Wells of has the full breakdown of Colts OLB Robert Mathis‘ new one-year contract extension.

  • Mathis’ base salary will be $3.5 million and includes escalators based on his sack total.
  • The contract includes a $1.5 million roster bonus that will be paid out on the fifth day of the league year.
  • For 10 sacks Mathis would receive an additional $250,000. For 11 sacks: $500,000. For 12 sacks: $1 million
  • Mathis’ $3 million roster bonus at the beginning of the league year in 2015 has been converted to $3 million in per-game roster bonuses. This breaks down to: $1 million for one game on the 53-man roster and then $125,000 for each game on the roster after that.


  • The Jets signed wide receivers T.J. Graham and Chris Owusu to identical two year contracts worth $1.23 million that include no guarantees. (Rich Cimini)
  • The Jets signed FB John Conner to a one-year deal worth $730,000 and includes no guarantees. (Rich Cimini)
  • WR David Nelson did not practice on Wednesday due to a “severe low-ankle sprain” and is expected to miss Week 5. (Rich Cimini)
  • S Calvin Pryor was limited in Wednesday’s practice with a thigh injury, but “should be ready to go” for Week 5. (Rich Cimini)


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