Patriots increase incentives in Chung’s contract

PFF looks at Safety Patrick Chung's production for the Patriots, including how close he usually plays to the line of scrimmage.

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(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots increase incentives in Chung’s contract

  • The Patriots have boosted safety Patrick Chung’s incentives by $800,000 for this upcoming season.
  • Last season Chung had a down year, as his overall grade dipped to 56.5 after putting up impressive 84.4 and 84.7 graded seasons in 2014 and 2015 respectively.
  • Chung spends most of his playing time within eight yards of the line of scrimmage, as 74.4% of his snaps came there, which was sixth most among 50 qualified safeties.
  • Chung had 13 stops in the passing game last season, which was tied for eighth most among 74 qualified safeties.
  • Chung’s pass rushing productivity rating (measures pressure on per snap basis with weighting towards sacks) of 24.1 was fifth among 33 qualified safeties in 2016.

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  • crosseyedlemon

    When Patrick rings the register the sound heard is Ka-Chung rather than Ka-ching.