Breaking: Patriots Re-Sign Safety
Dec 8, 2019; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32) causes a fumble on Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) during the second half at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports
The New England Patriots have brought back one of their most coveted free agents.
Per Ian Rapoport the Patriots have re-signed safety Devin McCourty to a two-year $23 million deal.
The #Patriots are giving safety and team leader Devin McCourty a 2-year deal worth $23M, sources say. He gets $17M guaranteed – keeping him in New England for his career and allowing him to play with his brother again.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 15, 2020
Word circulated later in the day that the Patriots were making headway on an extension that will keep the Rutgers alum in New England for the remainder of his career.
With the re-signing of McCourty official, he is reunited with his twin brother Jason for their third season as a tandem.
McCourty is a three-time Second-team All-Pro, three-time Super Bowl champion, and a two-time Pro Bowler.