Patrick Chung reportedly extends with Patriots through 2023

New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung signed a 2-year extension through 2023, reports Field Yates of ESPN.

What It Means:

The deal includes $3 million at signing and can net Chung up to $12.8M over the next four years. Chung has started 122 games with the Patriots since they drafted him with the 34th overall pick back in 2009, but he's nearly 33 and not quite the player he used to be. Chung logged his fewest defensive snaps since 2012 last season and was no longer utilized on special teams.

The Patriots D/ST is 5th in numberFire's preseason fantasy rankings. Chung received a 54.9 overall defensive grade from Pro Football Focus last season, ranking 122nd out of 128 safeties to play at least 500 defensive snaps.