Bill Belichick set to lead a reboot, not a rebuild, with Patriots

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  1. truebluefan

    truebluefan Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    Quick-hit thoughts and notes around the New England Patriots and NFL:

    1. Two-year financial window: The Patriots are among the NFL's leaders in a category no team wants to be leading in 2020 -- salary-cap charges for players no longer on the team. They have nearly $23 million in dead cap space. Making that figure sting even more is that $13.5 million of it is devoted to quarterback Tom Brady.

    This is a reminder that while the salary cap can be manipulated, the charge always comes due at some point. And in 2020, the Patriots are paying the price for some of their past decisions.

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