Patriots defensive tackle Davon Godchaux was headed into the final year of his contract scheduled to make $6.5 million in base salary this season. He signed an extension Wednesday.
Drew Rosenhaus and Ryan Matha negotiated a two-year, $20.8 million extension with New England that includes $17.85 million fully guaranteed at signing.
He played 639 defensive snaps — 59 percent of the team’s defensive snaps — and 69 on special teams last season. Godchaux totaled 65 tackles, a sack, a forced fumble and five quarterback hits.
Godchaux, Christian Barmore and Lawrence Guy give the Patriots a formidable group in the interior of the defensive line.
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