The man responsible for protecting Tom Brady up the middle will be tasked with that assignment for at least another two years.
Luckily for Patriots fans, #75 will likely not be playing for another team for the rest of his NFL career.
Between his MVP-caliber play and his status as a Boston sports icon, the designated hitter is now guaranteed to be a Red Sox for life – but is the contract extension (essentially a severance package) good business? Zo & Flynn discuss.
The deal is worth $16 million and will keep the slugger in Boston through the end of the 2015 season. The extension also includes options for 2016 and 2017.
Ben Volin of the Boston Globe came on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich show Tuesday morning to discuss the latest in the Patriots-Wilfork staring match.
The details of the Brandon Browner contract became public on Monday, and it offers the Patriots a lot of protection against a player with multiple failed drug tests.
Wilfork already went to battle once with the Patriots over a contract and he’s not about to do it again.
Darrelle Revis signs one day, Vince Wilfork wants out the next…coincidence? Mike Felger, Tony Massarotti and Marc Bertrand discussed the two developments Thursday afternoon.
What could be most appealing to Tampa Bay is a dance partner willing to take Revis’ $16 million contract. If that’s true, then a third-round pick could get the deal done according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports.
WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche told Toucher and Rich he is confident in this 2014 Red Sox lineup despite all the youth, and Lester and the front office could find themselves in a lengthy contract negotiation.