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Patriots Sign OL Josh Kline to a Two-Year Extension

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New England likes what the guard brings to the table and awards him with an extension.

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The Patriots offensive line is the least stable position group on the roster this year as  injuries have forced the team to rotate players in and out of the lineup on a fairly regular basis. This rotation works because of the players and their ability to play multiple roles and adapt to a new situation.

One such player is guard Josh Kline.

According to ESPN's Field Yates, the Patriots apparently like what Kline brings to the table and reward him with a two-year extension through 2017. The base value of Kline's new contract is $3.3 million, while he can earn up to $4.9 million with incentives.

The 25-year old offensive lineman originally joined the Patriots as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Kent State and slowly worked his way up from the practice squad to the 53-man roster. Kline, who is able to play both guard spots as well as center, appeared in 27 games for the Patriots, starting 13. He is one of the few Patriots offensive linemen to have played in every game this season.