By Alex Barth, 985TheSportsHub.com
The ins-and-outs of Matthew Slater’s new two-year deal with the Patriots are out.
The Athletic’s Jeff Howe broke down the money in the two-year, $5.3 million contract Thursday.
According to Howe, the deal contains $3.35 million in guaranteed money, with $1.6 million coming this season and $1.75 million next year.
On top of that, Slater received a $750,000 bonus on Wednesday. He halso has $400,000 in per-game roster bonuses, and a $100,000 Pro Bowl incentive in each year of the deal.
Those incentives favor Slater. The 34-year-old special teams ace played 16 games each of the last two seasons, and in six of his 12 years in the NFL. He’s also been to eight Pro Bowls.