Source: Patriots sign Marcus Cannon to two-year, $9 million extension

The New England Patriots signed offensive lineman Marcus Cannon to a two-year, $9 million contract extension that includes a $3.2 million signing b onus, according to a source.

Cannon was in the final year of his rookie deal.

He's started in place of Sebastian Vollmer since Vollmer went pon injured reserve.

Cannon is a former fifth-round draft pick from Texas Christian.

Cannon overcame non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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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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