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Defensive lineman Tommy Kelly reworks his contract

03.14.14 at 12:19 am ET
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While it appears Vince Wilfork was unwilling to budge when it comes to his contract situation, fellow defensive lineman Tommy Kelly has apparently agreed to a reworked deal.

According to NFLPA documents, Kelly has dropped his base salary from $1.95 million to $955,000. In addition, ESPN reported that Kelly’s remaining money has changed to a $100,000 signing bonus and $800,000 in roster bonuses, as well as a $645,000 bonus if he plays at least 60 percent of the defensive snaps in 2014.

In his first season with the Patriots, Kelly played five games before going down with a season-ending knee injury on Oct. 6. He finished the year with 22 tackles (12 solo) and 2.5 sacks.

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