Patriots hold onto Devin McCourty on five-year, $47 million deal

The New England Patriots held onto one of their top free agents with a league source confirming safety Devin McCourty remains with the Super Bowl champions on a five-year, $47 million contract that includes $28.5 million guaranteed. McCourty, 27, had 68 tackles, two interceptions and a forced fumble last season. The former Rutgers standout was pursued by the Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. For his career, McCourty has 388 tackles and 17 interceptions. Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun  
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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