Sebastian Vollmer, New England Patriots agree to 4-year deal

  • Updated: March 25, 2013 at 06:51 p.m.

It was reported Sunday that Sebastian Vollmer, arguably the top right offensive tackle on the open market, had agreed to a new contract with the New England Patriots, and now we know how much the contract is worth.'s Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Vollmer agreed to a four-year contract worth up to $27 million.

Vollmer will receive $8.25 million in the first year, Rapoport reported.

The Boston Herald reported that Vollmer underwent an offseason arthroscopic procedure on his knee after it caused him trouble through most of season. He also suffered through back pain but missed just one game for a Patriots offensive line that protected quarterback Tom Brady well throughout the season.