By claiming rookie running back Tyler Gaffney on waivers Monday, the New England Patriots showed willingness to a pay a short-term price for a potential long-term gain at a position where there is an uncertain future.
In doing so, they essentially added an additional draft choice, as Gaffney was selected in the sixth round in May. The cost: Gaffney’s $420,000 base salary for 2014.
Gaffney, who was part of our “Beyond the first round” series leading into the draft in part because of his excellent 6.
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