New England Patriots star cornerback Stephon Gilmore will miss the team’s mandatory minicamp, the NFL Network Reported.
Gilmore, who is recovering from a partially torn quad, would like a new contract. He also missed all of the team’s voluntary off-season training, and could be fined $ 93,085 if he misses the three-day minicamp.
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Gilmore is expected to enter the final year of a five-year, $ 65 million deal with the Patriots, and he is expected to earn a base salary of $ 7 million for the 2021 NFL season. New England turned $ 4.5 million from Gilmore’s base salary in 2021 to 2020, so he made $ 15.5 million last year.
With the news of Gilmore surfacing on Monday, Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey made his pitch for former NFL Defensive Player of the Year.
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“Yo @ BumpNrunGilm0re what’s good buddy?” Ramsey wrote on Twitter.
“@Mookiebetts was traded from Boston to LA and won a ring!” It was good. What you think @ BumpNrunGilm0re, ”Ramsey wrote in a second tweet.
Gilmore was mentioned in trade rumors last season. He only played 11 games in 2020 after undergoing end-of-season knee surgery in December.
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If the Patriots attempt to trade Gilmore, the Rams won’t have much to offer. Los Angeles don’t have a first-round pick until 2024 after being traded to quarterback Matthew Stafford in the last offseason.