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Patriots | Salary cap ramifications of Aaron Hernandez release

The New England Patriots will carry a $2.5 million salary cap penalty for 2013 after the release of TE Aaron Hernandez. His $1.323 base salary was guaranteed, and his cap number is $4.073 million for 2013. He had a $12.5 million signing bonus prorated over five years, and the team could attempt to retrieve the portion they paid. The Patriots will have an $8.637 million salary cap hit for 2014.

2013-06-26 08:05:33 | Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Mike Florio

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