By John Sigler | Saintswire
With the NFL’s deadline for players to opt out of the 2020 season come and gone, the New Orleans Saints now know exactly who they’ll be working with in training camp. They’ve also made their first wave of roster cuts to bring their numbers down to the NFL-mandated 80 contracts, and added a veteran free agent or two.
So where does that place them against the salary cap?
Per ESPN’s Field Yates, the Saints are now ranked 25th in official cap space at just over $7.8 million (to be exact: $7,821,902). That includes transactions like the signing of wide receiver Bennie Fowler at the veteran’s minimum, and the opt-outs of tight ends Cole Wick and Jason Vander Laan.
But they aren’t finished just yet, because their deal with linebacker Nigel Bradham hasn’t been finalized and filed with the league office. Still, that shouldn’t drastically shift their salary cap outlook. ...
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