Salary cap

Aug 29, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton in the second half against the Miami Dolphins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Seth Dunlap
September 04, 2019 - 6:10 pm
The NFL is a copy-cat league, as the old addage goes. When one franchise finds success with an outside-the-box approach, most other franchises typically try to emulate it. When Peyton Manning and Tom Brady began orchestrating their offenses with a barrage of pre-snap adjustments, those offenses...
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Kristian Garic
March 16, 2018 - 1:31 pm
Saints punter Thomas Morstead agreed to a five year contract extension with the Saints today. Morstead announced the new deal on his twitter page. At this time, the terms of the deal are not available; but it will provide some cap relief for the team. 5 more years! #WhoDat #Saints pic.twitter.com/...
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Kristian Garic
March 14, 2018 - 12:25 pm
Quarterback Drew Brees and the Saints agreed to terms on a 2 year contract on Tuesday worth $50 million with $27 million guaranteed. Brees' base salary for 2018 is $10.2 million with a $10.5 million dollar bonus. Brees also has $3.3 million in bonuses which he is likely to achieve. Brees also has a...
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Seth Dunlap
January 26, 2018 - 7:36 pm
The Saints are in a great position heading into the offseason . They have most of their young core locked down for years to come, quarterback Drew Brees doesn’t look like age has slowed him down, and their salary cap situation is finally tenable. Yet even the best situations come with tough...
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Kristian Garic
February 28, 2017 - 3:15 pm
The Saints plan to release Safety Jairus Byrd before the beginning of the league year on March 9th, according to a report. Byrd was due a base salary of $7.4 million dollars, and projected to count $11.2 million dollars against the salary cap. Byrd represents $8 million dollars in dead cap money,...
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Steve Geller
September 14, 2016 - 7:26 am
Throw some more stacks of money into the Saints dead cap furnace. After releasing running back CJ Spiller, the franchise has added $4.5 million dollars of dead cap space this year, and also $2.5 million in 2017. After releasing C.J. Spiller, the Saints are now carrying ~$40M of dead money on their...
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