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QB Nathan Rourke Secures Contract Extension with New England Patriots

Key Points

  • Nathan Rourke re-signs with the New England Patriots.
  • The quarterback’s new contract valued at $915,000 USD for 2024.
  • Rourke had an impactful 2022 CFL season with the B.C. Lions.

Nathan Rourke’s Return to the Patriots Confirmed

Nathan Rourke, the Canadian quarterback, will continue his professional football journey with the New England Patriots. This move comes after the team extended an offer, ensuring his stay for the 2024 season. The agreement comes ahead of Rourke’s potential free agency status, securing his position with a one-year deal worth $915,000 USD.

Season Recap and Future Prospects

Rourke’s journey through the previous season included joining the Patriots after a brief stint with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Despite not playing in the final games of last season, his performance during the preseason marked him as a noteworthy player. Before his NFL journey, Rourke had an outstanding 2022 season with the B.C. Lions in the CFL, showcasing his skill with a completion rate of 78.7 percent.

Changes and Expectations at New England

The Patriots, undergoing a restructuring phase, notably parted ways with Bill Belichick, their long-time head coach, following a challenging season. With Jerod Mayo stepping in as head coach and the team evaluating its quarterback options, Rourke’s re-signing represents a key piece of their strategy moving forward. The Patriots, holding a high pick in the upcoming NFL Draft, signal their intent to strengthen the team comprehensively.

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