FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady’s two-year contract extension with the Patriots will give him a $28 million signing bonus and adds $41 million to his deal should he play it out.

Although Brady will earn only $1 million in base salary next season and in 2017, the bonuses will increase his cap hit to $14 million in each of those seasons. His base salary for 2018 and 2019 would be $14 million, with cap hits of $22 million each, although Brady, 38, is likely to redo those deals, too, if he is still playing.

Brady, who says he wants to play well into his 40s, has reworked his contract several times during his career, in which New England has won four Super Bowls and he has two NFL MVP awards.

The main reason to reduce Brady’s salaries is to decrease how much he will cost New England against the salary cap. But Brady also could face a reinstatement of his four-game suspension in the deflated footballs saga from the 2014 AFC title game. If that happens, he would lose less than $250,000 in salary.

With the extension, Brady now ranks 14th among quarterbacks in guaranteed money. That puts him behind Super Bowl winners Eli Manning, Aaron Rodgers, Ben Roethlisberger, Drew Brees, Russell Wilson and Joe Flacco. It also trails the likes of Matthew Stafford, Tony Romo and Jay Cutler, none of whom has ever sniffed a Super Bowl.

JETS: The team’s backfield makeover is in motion.

Two people familiar with the decisions told The Associated Press on Thursday that the Jets agreed in principle to sign free-agent running backs Matt Forte and Khiry Robinson, and re-sign running back Bilal Powell.

Forte comes to the Jets on a three-year deal after spending his first eight seasons in Chicago, where he ranks second to Hall of Famer Walter Payton in several categories for the franchise, including yards rushing and receptions.

n New York re-signed backup tight end Zach Sudfeld and tendered an offer worth $1.671 million to restricted free agent wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins

RAIDERS: Oakland added another top free agent, agreeing to a four-year, $40 million deal with former Kansas City cornerback Sean Smith, Smith’s agent said.

Oakland previously reached deals with offensive guard Kelechi Osemele for up to $60 million for five years and pass rusher Bruce Irvin for up to a reported $39 million for four seasons.

But finding a cornerback was the top need. Smith has allowed opponents to catch fewer than 60 percent of passes in each of his seven seasons.

JAGUARS: The team signed all four of its free agents, including new defensive starters Malik Jackson and Tashaun Gipson.

Former Jets running back Chris Ivory and former Panthers punter Brad Nortman also inked contracts.

Jackson, a key defensive lineman for the Super Bowl-winning Broncos last season, signed a six-year deal worth up to $89 million. Gipson, a free safety who intercepted 14 passes in four years in Cleveland, signed a five-year deal worth $36 million.

Ivory, who ran for 1,070 yards and seven touchdowns last season, signed a five-year deal worth $32 million. Nortman, who averaged 39.8 net yards a punt in 2015, signed a four-year deal worth $8.8 million.

FALCONS: Atlanta filled a big spot in its offense, agreeing to terms with former Cincinnati receiver Mohamed Sanu on a five-year contract.

Sanu will compete with Justin Hardy for the No. 2 receiver role behind All-Pro Julio Jones.

BENGALS: Cincinatti signed starting safety George Iloka to a five-year, $30 million deal, the first big move to try to keep the core of its playoff team intact.

The Bengals also signed deals with linebacker Vincent Rey and offensive tackle Eric Winston, who were among their 13 unrestricted free agents. Cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones agreed to a three-year deal that could be signed on Friday.

EAGLES: The team agreed on a two-year contract with linebacker Nigel Bradham – the third former Bills player to join the Eagles this week.

The team also signed cornerbacks Leodis McElvin and Ron Brooks. All three played for new Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz when he held that position in Buffalo in 2014.

STEELERS: Pittsburgh found its replacement for retired tight end Heath Miller, signing former San Diego tight end Ladarius Green to a four-year deal worth $20 million.

Green, 25, set personal bests in receptions (37) and yards receiving (429) in 2015 while splitting time with Antonio Gates.

BUCCANEERS: Tampa Bay addressed a need created by Logan Mankins’ retirement by signing former Seahawks guard J.R. Sweezy to a five-year deal.

Sweezy started 49 games in four seasons with the Seahawks.

LIONS: Detroit finalized a $40 million, five-year contract with former Bengals wide receiver Marvin Jones.

Jones, who turns 26 on Saturday, caught 65 passes for 816 yards and four touchdowns last season.

n The Lions signed former Patriots safety Tavon Wilson. Wilson appeared in nine games for New England in 2015.

VIKINGS: Minnesota signed left guard Alex Boone and linebacker Emmanuel Lamur, finalizing contracts they agreed to on a busy first day of free agency.

49ERS: Quarterback Thad Lewis is being reunited with his former Eagles coach Chip Kelly, signing a one-year contract to join San Francisco and play for Kelly again.

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