Patriots Reportedly Extend Rob Ninkovich’s Contract, Restructure Devin McCourty’s Deal

The New England Patriots reportedly have locked up one veteran defender for another season and reworked the contract of another.

The Boston Globe’s Ben Volin reported Sunday, citing a source, the Patriots had signed defensive end Rob Ninkovich to a one-year contract extension through 2017 and restructured safety Devin McCourty’s deal, which runs through 2019.

The details of Ninkovich’s extension, which’s Mike Reiss also reported:

And McCourty’s restructuring:

Ninkovich was suspended for the first four games of this season after testing positive for a banned substance. He’ll serve the first game of that suspension Sunday night when the Patriots visit the Arizona Cardinals in their season opener.

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