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NFL Notebook: What will the Patriots do with their new-found cap space?

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In a curious bit of timing, the cap-strapped Patriots suddenly found themselves with a bit of space under the salary cap on Saturday as the team settled two grievances — Antonio Brown ($4 million) and Aaron Hernandez ($2.55 million) — league sources confirmed.

The moves, which were first reported by Field Yates of ESPN, is tacked on to the $1.632 million the team had remaining, to give themselves about $8 million in cap space as training camp grows closer.

The question now remains, what will the Patriots do (if anything), with that cap space?

A look at the options and some of the players available:

DON'T DO ANYTHING ... YET (60%)