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Patriots offseason: Salary cap space, players under contract for 2023

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The New England Patriots enter the offseason with the need to spend and the means to do so.

According to OverTheCap.com, the Patriots currently rank seventh in the NFL with $32,956,047 in salary cap space. They should look to spend some of that money to fill various holes on the roster, including at the offensive tackle, wide receiver, and cornerback positions.

NFL free agents 2023: Ranking the top 25 players available

Free agency opens when the new league year begins on March 15. Until then, here's a look at the players currently under contract with the Patriots for 2023 and how each will affect the cap.

Quarterback

Mac Jones

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $2,076,941
  • 2023 cap hit: $4,250,823

Brian Hoyer

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024
  • 2023 salary: $1,600,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $1,934,118

Bailey Zappe

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $870,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $1,031,768

Running back

Rhamondre Stevenson

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $940,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $1,127,265

Pierre Strong Jr.

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2026
  • 2023 salary: $870,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $1,048,357

Kevin Harris

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2026
  • 2023 salary: $870,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $904,584

Ty Montgomery

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024
  • 2023 salary: $1,360,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $1,580,000

J.J. Taylor

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024 (RFA)
  • 2023 salary: $940,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $940,000

Wide receiver

Kendrick Bourne

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024
  • 2023 salary: $4,750,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $6,872,550

DeVante Parker

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024
  • 2023 salary: $5,700,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $6,206,250

Tyquan Thornton

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2026
  • 2023 salary: $1,025,630
  • 2023 cap hit: $1,603,150

Tre Nixon

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024 (ERFA)
  • 2023 salary: $750,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $750,000

Scotty Washington

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024 (ERFA)
  • 2023 salary: $750,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $750,000

Raleigh Webb

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024 (ERFA)
  • 2023 salary: $870,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $870,000

Tight end

Hunter Henry

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024
  • 2023 salary: $9,500,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $15,500,000

Jonnu Smith

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $10,000,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $17,228,529

Matt Sokol

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024 (ERFA)
  • 2023 salary: $870,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $870,000

Offensive line

Trent Brown (Tackle)

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024
  • 2023 salary: $4,000,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $12,250,000

Cole Strange (Guard)

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $1,262,090
  • 2023 cap hit: $2,785,448

Mike Onwenu (Guard)

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024
  • 2023 salary: $2,995,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $3,045,617

David Andrews (Center)

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $4,250,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $6,998,529

Chasen Hines (Center)

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2026
  • 2023 salary: $870,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $907,010

Kody Russey (Center)

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024 (ERFA)
  • 2023 salary: $870,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $870,000

Hayden Howerton (Guard)

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024 (ERFA)
  • 2023 salary: $750,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $750,000

Andrew Stueber (Tackle)

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2026 (RFA)
  • 2023 salary: $870,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $890,900

Defensive line

Davon Godchaux

 
  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $5,850,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $10,500,000

Lawrence Guy

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $2,000,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $3,573,529

Christian Barmore

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $1,434,752
  • 2023 cap hit: $2,324,255

Deatrich Wise

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $4,000,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $8,700,000

Ronnie Perkins

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $1,095,078
  • 2023 cap hit: $1,305,232

DaMarcus Mitchell

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025 (RFA)
  • 2023 salary: $870,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $878,333

Sam Roberts

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2026
  • 2023 salary: $870,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $912,869

Jeremiah Pharms

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024 (ERFA)
  • 2023 salary: $750,000
  • 2023 cap hit:$750,000

LaBryan Ray

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024 (ERFA)
  • 2023 salary:$750,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $750,000

Linebacker

Matt Judon

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $11,000,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $17,607,222

Josh Uche

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024
  • 2023 salary: $1,344,910
  • 2023 cap hit: $1,714,789

Ja'Whaun Bentley

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024
  • 2023 salary: $2,140,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $5,050,000

Terez Hall

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024 (RFA)
  • 2023 salary: $940,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $940,000

Jahlani Tavai

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $1,150,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $2,258,333

Anfernee Jennings

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024
  • 2023 salary: $1,007,400
  • 2023 cap hit: $1,233,195

Olakunle Fatukasi

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024 (ERFA)
  • 2023 salary: $870,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $870,000

Calvin Munson

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024
  • 2023 salary: $1,010,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $1,010,000

Safety

Kyle Dugger

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024
  • 2023 salary: $2,745,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $3,649,891

Adrian Phillips

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $1,650,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $4,537,500

Joshuah Bledsoe

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $940,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $990,087

Brenden Schooler

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025 (RFA)
  • 2023 salary: $870,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $875,000

Brad Hawkins

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024 (ERFA)
  • 2023 salary: $750,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $750,000

Cornerback

Jalen Mills

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $5,000,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $6,213,235

Jack Jones

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2026 (RFA)
  • 2023 salary: $870,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $1,056,746

Marcus Jones

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2026
  • 2023 salary: $940,316
  • 2023 cap hit: $1,176,580

Shaun Wade

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025
  • 2023 salary: $940,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $940,000

Rodney Randle

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024 (ERFA)
  • 2023 salary: $750,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $750,000

Quandre Mosely

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024 (ERFA)
  • 2023 salary: $750,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $750,000

Tae Hayes

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024 (RFA)
  • 2023 salary: $1,010,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $1,010,000

Special teams

Nick Folk (Kicker)

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2024
  • 2023 salary: $1,690,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $2,785,000

Jake Bailey (Punter)

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2026
  • 2023 salary: $2,115,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $3,175,000

Tucker Addington (Long snapper)

  • Contract status: Free agent in 2025 (ERFA)
  • 2023 salary: $870,000
  • 2023 cap hit: $870,000

Dead Money

CB Justin Bethel ($333,334)

CB Malcolm Butler ($250,000)

TE Devin Asiasi ($223,240)

TE Dalton Keene ($208,073)

RB Kevin Harris ($151,764)

LB Cameron McGrone ($120,076)

Total: $1,437,105

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For the full list of Patriots players set to become free agents on March 15, go here.