The New England Patriots and defensive end Michael Bennett have agreed to a restructured deal. The 33-year-old had two years and $15.7 million left on his deal.
The new deal is for two years and $16.75 million and pays out a $4 million signing bonus. It also saves the Patriots $700k in cap space for 2019.
Sources: the Patriots and DE Michael Bennett have agreed to a reworked two-year deal with a base value of $16.75M, including a $4M signing bonus. Bennett gets guaranteed money and more upside, while the move creates $700K in cap space for the team in 2019.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) April 2, 2019
The deal is good for both sides, especially if the Patriots are able to get some decent production from the veteran. Bennett has proven he can be a valuable member of a winning team and seems to win wherever he goes.
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