Tom Brady was prepared to lend a helping hand to the New England Patriots.
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Brady restructured his contract, the Boston Herald reported Thursday, citing NFL Players Association documents.
By redoing his deal on March 16, Brady freed up roughly $ 7.2 million in cap space to help the team in totally free agency.
Given that Brady’s restructure, the Patriots have been busy in cost-free agency, signing Brandon Lloyd, Donte Stallworth, Dan Connolly, Daniel Fells, Trevor Scott, Marquice Cole, Anthony Gonzalez, Will Allen, and Robert Gallery.
Brady signed a four-year, $ 72 million extension in 2010 and was set to earn $ five.75 million in base salary in 2012. Under this restructured contract, the figure is now $ 950,000.
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