The Boston Herald reports the Patriots have signed running back Danny Woodhead to a two-year contract extension.
Signed to a one-year contract on September 18, Woodhead’s two-year extension included a $425,000 signing bonus and base salaries of $550,000 in 2011 and $700,000 in 2012.
Another $1.175 million is available via playing time incentives, the Herald adds.
A former undrafted free agent from tiny Chadron State, Woodhead has 56 carries for 312 yards and 3 touchdowns with 22 receptions for 217 yards and a touchdown in his eight games with the Patriots this season. Woodhead had 64 yards rushing and 87 receiving for the 2009 New York Jets.