The Patriots deal with free-agent nose tackle Mike Pennel is for two years with a base salary of $5 million and could be worth up to $8 million in incentives, according to ESPN's Mike Reiss.
DT Mike Pennel's contract with the Patriots is for two years and has a base value of $5 million. It includes playing-time incentives that increase the maximum value of the deal to $8 million. Pennel projects as a starter next to Lawrence Guy.
— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) March 19, 2019
After the signing, Pennel spoke to Patriots.com about joining a "winning culture" in New England.