Patriots Free Agency Rumors: New England Going On Signing Splurge

The free agency frenzy kicks off on Monday

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With nearly $60 million to spend, the New England Patriots are expected to be big-time buyers in free agency this offseason.

And starting Monday at noon ET, NFL teams can officially start contacting the agents of prospective free agents to work out the parameters of potential contracts in the two-day negotiating period before signings can be finalized Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET.

We’ll keep you updated here on all of the rumors involving the Patriots whether it’s interest, a signing or a free-agent departure.

SIGNINGS
WR Kendrick Bourne (analysis)
WR Nelson Agholor (analysis)
TE Jonnu Smith (analysis)
NT Davon Godchaux (analysis)
EDGE Matt Judon (analysis)
DB Jalen Mills (analysis)
DL Henry Anderson
TE Hunter Henry (analysis)
C Ted Karras (analysis)
LB Kyle Van Noy (analysis)
DT Montravius Adams
LB Raekwon McMillan
LB LaRoy Reynolds

PATRIOTS FREE AGENTS

Returning
C David Andrews (re-signed by New England)
CB Justin Bethel (re-signed by New England)
DT Carl Davis (re-signed by New England)
ST Cody Davis (re-signed by New England)
K Nick Folk (re-signed by New England)
DT Lawrence Guy (re-signed by New England)
QB Cam Newton (re-signed by New England; analysis)
DE Deatrich Wise (re-signed by New England)
RB James White (re-signed by New England)
CB JC Jackson (restricted free agent): received second-round tender
FB Jakob Johnson (exclusive-rights free agent): tendered by New England

Signed away
S Terrence Brooks (signed with Houston Texans)
DT Adam Butler (signed by Miami Dolphins)
G Joe Thuney (signed by Kansas City Chiefs)
WR Donte Moncrief (signed by Houston Texans)
LB Brandon Copeland (signed by Atlanta Falcons)

Available
RB Rex Burkhead
WR Damiere Byrd
OLB Shilique Calhoun
OL Jermaine Eluemunor
OL James Ferentz
QB Brian Hoyer
CB Jason McCourty
OLB John Simon
WR Quincy Adeboyejo (exclusive-rights free agent): not tendered

TRADES

In: OT Trent Brown (acquired from Las Vegas Raiders for draft pick swap; analysis)

Out: OT Marcus Cannon (traded to Houston Texans in draft pick swap; analysis)
Out: TE Ryan Izzo (traded to Houston Texans)

INTEREST
CB Desmond Trufant in for workout

RELEASES
DT Beau Allen
WR Marqise Lee

RETIREMENT
S Patrick Chung

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