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KRYK: Six Patriots players opt out of 2020 NFL season
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KRYK: Six Patriots players opt out of 2020 NFL season

Article content continuedWhereas most players voluntarily opting out will receive a $150,000 stipend in lieu of unpaid 2020 contract earnings — as an advance against future earnings — those designated as high-risk opt-out players get a $350,000 stipend that does not constitute an advance against future salaries.Reported high-risk opt-outs include Pierce and Brantley, as well as Cannon.Certainly, others among the 2,800 or so NFL players reporting to training camps may yet choose to opt out too.The deadline date for doing so remained unclear Tuesday. Reports say once language is finalized between the NFL and NFLPA on special 2020 training-camp provisions and terms, as hammered out between the two sides by last weekend, players will have seven days to officially inform their clubs in writi...
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Yup: Patriots finally add QB Cam Newton

All of us thought Cam Newton would turn out to be a New England Patriot in late March. After a delay of three months, it lastly went down Sunday night time.Newton is now a Patriot.ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen on Sunday night time reported that the previous Carolina Panthers celebrity quarterback has agreed to affix the Patriots, to struggle for the possibility to succeed the departed Tom Brady.It’s a one-year deal loaded with incentives, ESPN reported. NFL Community reported the deal might max out at $7.5 million.The Patriots didn't instantly affirm the report, however Invoice Belichick — New England’s head coach and prime soccer czar since 2000 — sometimes waits to take action till all contingencies are met, together with the potential new participant passing his bod...