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Report: More on Brady deal

Posted Feb 26, 2013

The details are starting to trickle in on Tom Brady's contract extension and our buddy Field Yates at ESPNBoston.com is all over it.

The details are starting to trickle in on Tom Brady's contract extension and our buddy Field Yates at ESPNBoston.com is all over it.

Yates cites a source that says the deal includes a $30 million signing bonus, which will be paid over a period that extends to Feb. 15, 2015. Brady will get $10 million during the 2013 season, $5 million Feb. 15, 2014, $10 million during the 2014 season and $5 million Feb. 15, 2015.

Brady's salaries for 2013 and 2014 are now fully guaranteed at $1 million and $2 million, respectively, according to Yates. The three-year extension calls for salaries of $7 million, $8 million and $9 million through 2017 and are fully guaranteed for injury only.

In all, the new deal boils down to five years for $57 million, $33 million of which is guaranteed with the final $24 million guaranteed for injury.

Considering the cap savings the deal represents - about $15 million ($7 million this year and $8 million in 2014) - it's a win-win for all concerned.

Brady seems to be quite happy with the developments as he posted a simple two-word message on his Facebook page shortly after the news broke - "Just Win." His fans seemed to concur as more than 21,000 'liked it' and more than 1,100 posted comments.

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