How Pats have spent this offseason

The question we often ask throughout the offseason is how much money (see: cap space) a team has left. As things currently stand, the Patriots have roughly $9.215 million in remaining cap room for 2013, which buys them some flexibility in the event that they want to extend a player at some point this season.

To figure out, in part, how the Patriots got to where they are cap-wise, let’s examine how they’ve spent money this offseason (with maximum contract values highlighted).

Players re-signed:

CB Kyle Arrington: four years, $16 million

CB Marquice Cole: one year, $730,000

FB James Develin: two years, $1.05 million

WR Julian Edelman: one year, $1.015 million

TE Michael Hoomanawanui: one year, $1.323 million

LB Niko Koutouvides: one year, $865,000

CB Aqib Talib: one year, $5 million

LB Jeff Tarpinian: two years, $1.2 million

OT Sebastian Vollmer: four years, $27 million

Total value: $54.183 million

Free agents signed:

WR Danny Amendola: five years, $28.5 million

DL Armond Armstead: three years, $1.485 million

DE Marcus Benard: one year, $630,000

LB A.J. Edds: one year, $480,000

WR LaVelle Hawkins: two years, $1.865 million

WR Michael Jenkins: one year, $855,000

WR Donald Jones: three years, $4.155 million

DL Tommy Kelly: two years, $5 million

OT Will Svitek: one year, $1 million

QB Tim Tebow: two years, $3.385 million

DL Jason Vega: three years, $1.485 million

RB Leon Washington: one year, $1.3 million

S Adrian Wilson: three years, $5 million

Total value: $55.14 million

Draft picks:

LB Jamie Collins: four years, $3.761 million

WR Aaron Dobson: four years, $3.428 million

CB Logan Ryan: four years, $2.77 million

S Duron Harmon: four years, $2.711 million

WR Josh Boyce: four years, $2.637 million

DE Michael Buchanan: four years, $2.213 million

LB Steve Beauharnais: four years, $2.2 million

Total value: $19.72 million

Undrafted rookie free agents: All received three year, $1.44 million deals

P Ryan Allen

FB Ben Bartholemew

S Kanorris Davis

OT Elvis Fisher

TE Brandon Ford

DL Cory Grissom

WR Mark Harrison

RB Quentin Hines

DB Brandon Jones

OL Josh Kline

OL R.J. Mattes

OL Chris McDonald

WR T.J. Moe

CB Stephon Morris

C Matt Stankiewitch

TE Zach Sudfeld

WR Kenbrell Thompkins

DL Joe Vellano

RB George Winn

LS Mike Zupancic

Total value: $28.8 million

Players acquired via trade:

RB LeGarrette Blount: one year, $680,000

Players acquired via waivers:

OT Kevin Haslam: one-year, $555,000

Players who had their contracts extended:

QB Tom Brady: three additional years, $27 million in new money