02-15-2007, 04:30 PM
Patriots Salary Cap Guru
Join Date: Sep 2004
Re: OT: Jamal Lewis to be released
If Lewis is due a $5 million salary and a a 5 million roster bonus and received a $5 million signing bonus in 2006 as part of a 3-year deal then his 2007 cap number would be
$5 million roster bonus
$5 million salary
$1.66 million prorated signing bonus
If the Ravens release Lewis, the 2008 proration of his signing bonus ($1.66 million) would accelerate into 2007 making his dead money hit $3.33 million.
minus $3.33 million
equals a cap savings of
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