New England Patriots Tender Contract To BenJarvus Green-Ellis

March 3, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New England Patriots tendered a contract to restricted free agent running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis on Wednesday.
The tender is a second round compensation, in which that the Patriots would receive a second round draft pick in return if another team would sign Green-Ellis. 
Even with the uncertainty of the current CBA situation, Green-Ellis can negotiate with any team he wants and New England will be able to match any offers the three-year running back receivers.
If Green-Ellis does sign a new contract with another franchise, New England will receive a second round pick in compensation. 
If Green-Ellis does sign the tender, he will earn $2 million for next season.
2010 was a breakout year for the "Law Firm": 1,008 yards, 13 touchdowns and zero fumbles. 
Green-Ellis will likely be a Patriot next season, unless another team decides to give him an unreal offer.
With zero fumbles in his NFL career and none in his co...

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