One of the veterans of the New England Patriots' secondary will remain under contract past the 2018 season.
The Patriots are signing safety Patrick Chung to a two-year, $7.8 million extension, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Saturday. Chung already was under contract through 2018. Now he will receive $3 million more for 2018, Rapoport added.
Here are some other player transactions we're keeping track of Saturday:
- Contract details on Allen Robinson's three-year, $42 million contract with the Chicago Bears (per NFL Network's Tom Pelissero): Robinson makes $18 million fully guaranteed by next week. A $7.2 million portion of his $9.9 million base salary for 2019 converts to a full guarantee by next March.
- The Tennessee Titans announced they have informed defensive lineman Sylvester Williams he will be released.
- The Buccaneers announced they've parted ways with defensive lineman Robert Ayers after two seasons with the club.