Nov 29, 2020; Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA;  New England Patriots kicker Nick Folk (6) kicks the game winning field goal with no time left on the clock during the second half against the Arizona Cardinals at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

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Reports: K Nick Folk returning to Patriots

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Free agent kicker Nick Folk has agreed to return to the New England Patriots on a one-year deal, according to multiple reports Thursday.

Folk’s new contract will reportedly pay him $1.1 million in guaranteed base salary with a $125,000 signing bonus and incentives that give the deal a maximum value of $2.5 million.

The 36-year-old made 26 of 28 field goals and 30 of 33 extra points in 2020, his second season with New England.

The one-time Pro Bowl selection has made 285 of 350 field goals and 384 of 391 PATs in his 13-season career with the Dallas Cowboys (2007-09), New York Jets (2010-16), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2017) and the Patriots. He ranks 35th on the NFL’s all-time list with 285 career made field goals.

New England also has kickers Roberto Aguayo and Justin Rohrwasser currently on its roster.

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