Last updated on February 7, 2015 5:55 PM EDT
|Roster Bonus||Workout Bonus||Total Cap Figure||Cash Received||Remaining Guaranteed Money||Cap Hit if Cut||Cap Savings if Cut or Traded||Comments|
|2012||$298,235||$4,584||$302,819||$311,987||$13,752||$4,584||Bolden was suspended for four games during the 2012 season. Received a $13,752 signing bonus.|
|2013||$480,000||$4,584||$484,584||$480,000||$9,168||$4,584||Currently not in the Top 51.|
On May 15th, 2012 ESPNBoston.Com's Mike Reiss blogged that the "Patriots signed seven rookie free agents after the draft, and looking at the signing bonus/guaranteed money each player received is a good reflection of how they were valued and what type of competition the club faced from others to sign them. Here is the rundown:...RB Brandon Bolden (Mississippi) -- $15,000....ANALYSIS:....Meanwhile, Bolden was arguably the top running back available after the draft, so it's likely the Patriots were bidding against others, which drove up the price. All deals for rookie free agents were three years."
February 7, 2015 update On January 9, 2015 the Boston Herald's Jeff Howe reported "Running back Brandon Bolden's two-year, $2.32 million contract has been filed with the league. The deal includes a $300,000 signing bonus that is the only guaranteed money."
Here are the details.
Signing bonus: $300,000
Base salary: $660,000
Roster bonus: $200,000 ($12,500 per game on 46-man roster)
Workout bonus: $25,000
Cap hit: $1.035 million
Base salary: $760,000
Roster bonus: $350,000 ($21,875 per game on 46-man roster)
Workout bonus: $25,000
Cap hit: $1.285 million
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