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2018 NFL free agency: Details released on Nate Ebner’s new deal with the Patriots

Take a look at Ebner's new contract.

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Details have already emerged on the new two-year deal stuck between the Patriots and special teams ace Nate Ebner.

According to the Boston Globe’s Ben Volin, the deal has a total value of $5 million.

The breakdown:


Salary: $1,200,000

Signing bonus proration: $600,000

Per-game roster bonuses: $225,000 (9 games “likely to be earned”)

2018 Cap Figure: $2,025,000


Salary: $2,000,000

Signing bonus proration: $600,000

Per-game roster bonuses: $200,000

2018 Cap Figure: $2,800,000

Ebner, who tore his ACL in the team’s ninth contest of the 2017 season, will carry a 2018 cap figure of $2.025 million — which ranks 23rd on the team. His 2019 cap figure currently stands at $2.8 million.

Between Ebner and fellow special teams stalwart Brandon King, the Patriots have committed $7.6 million in cash over the next two years to sure up a unit that consisently leads the best in NFL discussion.

The deal brings to Patriots available 2018 cap space number to a shade under $20 million.

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