Patriots Contract Update

Patriots tender 3, including leading rusher

      FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – The New England Patriots have tendered
contracts to restricted free agent running back BenJarvus
Green-Ellis and safety Jarrad Page.
      The Patriots also extended an exclusive rights tender to Kyle
Arrington on Thursday.
      Green-Ellis started 11 games and led the Patriots with 1,008
yards and 13 touchdowns on 229 carries last season. Page had two
interceptions while playing 10 games in his first since joining New
England from the Kansas City Chiefs.
      If another clubs signs either player to an offer sheet, the
Patriots have seven days to match the offer or receive compensation
in return for the player signing elsewhere.
      Arrington started 14 games in his second season in the NFL. He
made 49 tackles last season.
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