Patriots Free Agency Update

Free agency update on the New England Patriots. Who was signed, who wasn't. Status update as of 3/17

FRANCHISE PLAYER: CB Asante Samuel: Tendered at $7.79M.

TRANSITION PLAYER: None.

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS
--WR Troy Brown.
--LB Barry Gardner
--CB Ray Mickens
--RB Patrick Pass
--P Todd Sauerbrun (team has individually negotiated right of first refusal)
--LB Junior Seau
--QB Vinny Testaverde.
--P Ken Walter

RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS
--S Rashad Baker (tendered at $850,000 with no compensation)
--CB Randall Gay (tendered at $1.3M with 2nd-round pick as compensation)
--OG Gene Mruczkowski (tendered at $850,000 with no compensation)

EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS FREE AGENTS
--LB Eric Alexander
--T Wesley Britt .
--WR Bam Childress
--WR Kelvin Kight
--LB Corey Mays
--CB Antwain Spann
--DL Mike Wright

PLAYERS RE-SIGNED
--FB Heath Evans: Potential UFA; $1.575M/2 yrs, $250,000 SB; 2007: $720,000.
--LB Larry Izzo: UFA; terms unknown.
--OG Billy Yates: Potential RFA; $2.1M/3 yrs, $325,000 SB.

PLAYERS ACQUIRED
--TE Kyle Brady: UFA Jaguars; $5.3M/2 yrs, $2M SB.
--RB Sammy Morris: UFA Dolphins; $7M/4 yrs, $1.5M SB; $750,000 RB 08-09.
--WR Donte' Stallworth: UFA Eagles; $33M/6 yrs, $1M SB.
--LB Adalius Thomas: UFA Ravens; $35M/5 yrs, $12M SB/$8M OB 2008; 2007 cap: $3.4M.
--WR Kelley Washington: UFA Bengals; $22M/5 yrs, $300,000 SB.
--WR/KR Wes Welker (trade Dolphins; new contract $18.1M/5 yrs, $9M guaranteed).

PLAYERS LOST
--LB Tully Banta-Cain: UFA 49ers; $8.9M/3 yrs, $2.9M SB.
--LB Don Davis: UFA; retired.
--RB Corey Dillon (released/post-June 1 designation).
--TE Daniel Graham: UFA Broncos; $30M/5 yrs, $15M guaranteed.
--S Tebucky Jones (released).

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