Signing updates for Patriots’ rookie class
|07.04.10 at 5:45 pm ET|
With just under four weeks before the start of training camp, let’s take a look at where the Patriots are when it comes to signing their 12 draft picks. (For more information on the 2010 draft class and its representation, click here or here for our previous stories. Also, click here for a look at when the unsigned players might eventually put pen to paper.)
‘¢Cornerback Devin McCourty (27th overall): Unsigned, represented by PlayersRep.
‘¢Tight end Rob Gronkowski (42nd overall): Unsigned, represented by Rosenhaus Sports.
‘¢Linebacker Jermaine Cunningham (53rd overall): Unsigned, represented by ProStars.
‘¢Linebacker Brandon Spikes (62nd overall): Unsigned, represented by Terry Watson of Watson Sports Agency.
‘¢Wide receiver Taylor Price (90th overall): Signed a four-year deal for $2.494 million (that could max out at $3.35 million) with a $704,000 signing bonus on May 25.
‘¢Tight end Aaron Hernandez (113th overall): Signed a four-year, $2.69 million deal on June 8 that could max out at $3.56 million if he hits all his incentives. However, Hernandez only got $200,000 guaranteed.
‘¢Punter Zoltan Mesko (150th overall): Signed a four-year, $1.97 million deal with a $187,000 signing bonus on June 16.
‘¢Offensive lineman Ted Larsen (205th overall): Signed a four-year, $1.87 million contract with an $80,300 signing bonus on May 18.
‘¢Offensive lineman Thomas Welch (208th overall): Signed on June 4, agreeing on a four-year deal that netted him $1.859 million with a reported $69,127 signing bonus.
‘¢Defensive lineman Brandon Deaderick (247th overall): Unsigned, represented by Perennial Sports and Entertainment.
‘¢Nose tackle Kade Weston (248th overall): Unsigned, not available.
‘¢Quarterback Zac Robinson (250th overall): Unsigned, Athletes First.