Source: Pats ink Wright to 4-year deal

Updated: March 14, 2009, 12:33 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Despite entering the league as an undrafted free agent in 2005, Patriots defensive tackle Mike Wright didn't feel unwanted in free agency.

The Broncos and Cardinals were among the teams trying to sign him, but on Saturday the 27-year-old Wright decided to stay with the coach who groomed him. Wright, according to a source, agreed to a four-year, $7.5 million deal to re-sign with Bill Belichick and the Patriots, but the deal has plenty of perks.

There are $10 million of ...

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