June 14, 2024

Matthew Judon opens up about ‘tantrums’ during contract negotiations

The New England Patriots’ offense has been atrocious in current seasons, however their protection has, at instances, been one of many higher items within the NFL.

Since defensive finish/linebacker Matthew Judon joined the workforce forward of the 2021 season, the group has completed second, eleventh and fifteenth within the league in factors allowed per recreation. Judon has change into the unquestioned chief on protection, incomes back-to-back Pro Bowl honors in 2021 and 2022 earlier than struggling a season-ending bicep damage after simply 4 video games in 2023.

The 31-year-old signed a four-year, $54.5M cope with New England in March 2021. The two sides agreed to a contract adjustment final August, with Judon signing a $3M extension for 2023 that elevated the assured portion of wage from $2M to $14M.

He mentioned the contract negotiation course of on Tuesday.