salary cap question

Discussion in 'Thread Archive' started by stryder24, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. stryder24

    stryder24 Walk On

    Aug 18, 2010
    salary cap question

    So i have a few scrubs (ok more then a few, the dolphins are very underrated)

    so if I release say tyler thigpen, he is "worth" 3 points, but is in the last year of his deal, so if I release him I would still pay 1.5 for the rest of the year?

    so in reality, no real benefit in releasing players?
  2. Keller

    Keller The enemy of my enemy is my friend.

    Apr 14, 2010
    Thigpens salary is actually 4 dollars so you would get 2 dollars of "relief" for this season. If he had a longer contract, you would get that relief over the length of the contract.

    You've got to be careful who you sign. Smart moves = balanced salary cap.

    The benefit to releasing guys is using the cap relief to sign other players.

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