|Veteran Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi to sign new contract|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 28 February 2008 17:07|
A person within the league, speaking Thursday night on condition of anonymity, said the deal is expected to be signed Friday.
Bruschi started every game this past season. But it was uncertain if the 34-year-old Bruschi would return after the Patriots lost to the New York Giants in the Super Bowl.
Patriots spokesman Stacey James said the team does not confirm contracts until they are signed.
Ten days after helping New England win the 2005 Super Bowl, Bruschi was hospitalized by a minor stroke. But after having surgery to repair a hole in his heart, he vigorously began an improbable comeback.