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Patriots | Tom Brady contract update

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady nearly doubled the guaranteed money owed him over the next five seasons, according to a league source who has reviewed the documents. Brady was under contract to the Patriots for two seasons with a contract containing $30 million in guarantees. Now, he's under contract for five seasons with $57 million guaranteed for injury. Brady's deal includes a $30 million signing bonus, which will be paid out over a period that extends to Feb. 15, 2015, according to a league source. Brady's salaries for 2013 and 2014 are now $1 million and $2 million, respectively, and are fully guaranteed. His salaries for 2015, 2016 and 2017 are $7 million, $8 million and $9 million, respectively, and are fully guaranteed for injury only, meaning that if Brady is released because of an injury, he will still be paid that money.

2013-02-27 04:12:57 | Source: ESPN.com

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