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4 things the Patriots could still do after the first week of free agency

In case you haven’t heard by now, the Patriots spent big in the first week of NFL free agency.

As of Sunday afternoon, New England has dished out roughly $290 million ($157.8 million guaranteed) in contracts this offseason, according to, which is by far the most any team has spent this offseason.

Though the Patriots have signed, re-signed, or traded for 21 players thus far, there’s still some work to be done. And they still have some money left to spend after their splurge in the first week of free agency. New England has $25 million left in cap space (with five deals not yet accounted for), according to NFL salary guru @PatsCap on Twitter.