Drew Brees willing to consider anything that will help New Orleans Saints' salary cap issues, report says (1 Viewer)

mvtrucking

Administrator
Administrator
VIP Subscribing Member
VIP Contributor
Joined
Feb 1, 2004
Messages
23,837
Reaction score
490
Location
Monroe, La
Offline
snews.gif


Full Story – Nola.Com


Apparently, Drew Brees is at least willing to listen to the New Orleans Saints about possibly restructuring his contract to give the team salary cap relief.

When asked by WWL-AM if he might be open to restructuring his contract in a similar fashion to the way Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's new contract is constructed, the Saints quarterback said, "I am always willing to consider anything that will help the team or the cap situation."

Brees' salary cap figure for 2013 is $17.4 million, which is the highest on the Saints roster. Of course, Brees' salary cap figure jumps significantly the following three seasons -- $18.4 million in 2014, $26.4 million in 2015, $27.4 million in 2016.

The Saints will likely continue to work on contract restructuring with players leading up to free agency, but it's unclear if the Saints have approached Brees to re-work the deal he signed less than a year ago. It's never completely clear just how far over the salary cap the Saints sit as of Wednesday, but it's likely the Saints still have work to do financially

By Larry Holder/ Times-Picayune

Full Story – Nola.Com
 

Create an account or login to comment

You must be a member in order to leave a comment

Create account

Create an account on our community. It's easy!

Log in

Already have an account? Log in here.

Users who are viewing this thread

 

New Orleans Saints Twitter Feed

 

Headlines

Top Bottom