Danny Amendola has restructured his contract to stay with the New England Patriots, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The 29-year-old wide receiver’s new deal is worth $12.75 million over three years, with a maximum value of $15 million after incentives.
Amendola originally signed with the Patriots in March of 2013, agreeing to a five-year deal worth $28.5 million. He was set to count for $5.7 million against the salary cap in 2015, but his new pact won’t preclude him from reaching the $15 million he was due over the final three years of his old contract.
The former Texas Tech Red Raider, Dallas Cowboy and St. Louis Ram caught 27 passes for 200 yards and a touchdown for the Patriots last season. While also establishing a spot on New England’s return units, Amendola’s impact grew in the postseason, where he caught an additional 11 passes for 137 yards and three touchdowns.
One of those touchdowns arrived in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLIX.
Amendola is one of 10 wideouts currently under contract with the Patriots for 2015. The organization signed exclusive-rights free agent Brian Tyms, as well as Brandon Gibson and Kevin Dorsey earlier this week.