The NFL’s new league year started at 4 p.m. ET on Thursday, and the New England Patriots surprised a lot of people by reportedly agreeing to a deal with free-agent cornerback Stephon Gilmore for $65 million over five years.

To hear more on the expected Gilmore addition, check out the video above with NESN’s Matt Chatham and Jahmai Webster on “NESN Live.”

Thumbnail photo from Ken Blaze/USA TODAY Sports

Thumbnail photo via Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore at FirstEnergy Stadium.