There's not really any space to clear. Nnamdi may precipitate the release of a defensive back, which may create space. But unless they know he is signing that won't happen, and even if he did sign they may not (that's my speculation).
I am still waiting for Incarcerated Bob to give us his blessing on this news.
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There's still some to clear. It is just a matter of how much we want to push to future years though. Greer, Morestead, Moore and Sproles could move salary into bonuses. However, I am not sure Loomis wants to do that for a signing. He may need to do that for the rookie pool later.There's not really any space to clear. Nnamdi may precipitate the release of a defensive back, which may create space. But unless they know he is signing that won't happen, and even if he did sign they may not (that's my speculation).
Ivory I think will be moved, clearing his tender out, but it won't happen now and may not happen until the 2nd or even 3rd day of the draft.
Beyond that, there is no more cap space to clear that I can see.
Well in theory we could clear 17 million or so with Drew Brees, but I mean in practical terms.There's still some to clear. It is just a matter of how much we want to push to future years though. Greer, Morestead, Moore and Sproles could move salary into bonuses. However, I am not sure Loomis wants to do that for a signing. He may need to do that for the rookie pool later.
We also need to focus on re-signing DLP to a longer contract.
What's the savings if we cut Greer? I'd be surprised if such a move was made but he and Nnamdi are about the same age so maybe it's a possibility we only keep one.Well in theory we could clear 17 million or so with Drew Brees, but I mean in practical terms.
I imagine the idea will be Ivory's tender will make up the majority of the rookie pool. Figuring a $3-4 million pool for us, over 50% can come from Ivory's tender. So we have, I don't know, about $4 million left? Keeping in mind that we also have more than 51 contracts, so any contract added drops a 500k contract below the countable line, meaning in effect we have a 500k discount per additional player.
That's enough to add Victor Butler if it's a long-term deal similiar to Keenans, but I dont think theyd do that. And Nnamdi, I have no idea what his market is, but given that it's likely to be a short term deal it'll be difficult to backload it. Same with McKinnie. We're in a tight spot, I can see us adding at least 1 more player, but more than that will take fancy footwork.
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