Quarterback Tom Brady is close to signing with The New England Patriots for a three-year contract, worth nearly $20 million per season, according to the press.

Brady, who is currently entering the final year of a contract that will pay him $6.5 million in 2010, has been offered a three-year extension believed to be worth $58 million, or $19.3 million per season, according to the press, who sources close to the negotiation.

It's understood that the final deal could even be finalized in the next 24 hours.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady