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How Tom Brady’s extension affects the Patriots

After Tom Brady’s contract extension, the Patriots now have approximately $25 million in salary-cap space, depending on where the final per-team number ends up before the start of free agency on March 12. That salary cap figure could go up depending on other cost-cutting moves. Brady’s extension cleared $8 million in cap space for 2013. A look at how that could impact the Patriots this offseason.

Compiled by Greg A. Bedard

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