Pats Resigns DE Deatrich Wise


Jul 31, 2009
This reeks of your typical "looks bad at first glance, but actually isn't" type of deal. If the 10 million guaranteed includes his year 1 salary and let's say a 5 million dollar signing bonus, its probably better to view it as something like a 2 year deal for 12-14 million and a couple of higher priced options. He's solid when used correctly (I think he's best used as a rotational run-stuffing DE on early downs who can move inside as a solid pass rushing DT). Still only 26 so he may still have more upside yet. I'd give it a B- to B if I were grading.