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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:28 am
  • McGruff wrote:Um, Zach Miller is scheduled to get a $3 million roster bonus in March, bringing his base salary in 2013 to $9.8. Million.

    That's a lot of cash!


    Yes, he's got a cap hit of about $11 million this upcoming season, but the following two seasons, it drops dramatically, down to $7 million in 2014 and $6 million in 2015.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Thu Jan 31, 2013 4:41 pm
  • We may just have to put up with the big Zach Miller contract. His remaining 3 years he's due $21M. At $7M/Yr he's expensive but also probably worth it.

    I got home and re-worked my spreadsheet -- I'm showing about $14.6M in cap available, that will probably go down a little with other adjustments that pop up. Losing Obomanu will help.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Thu Jan 31, 2013 5:28 pm
  • Hawkstorian wrote:We may just have to put up with the big Zach Miller contract. His remaining 3 years he's due $21M. At $7M/Yr he's expensive but also probably worth it.

    I got home and re-worked my spreadsheet -- I'm showing about $14.6M in cap available, that will probably go down a little with other adjustments that pop up. Losing Obomanu will help.


    Was hoping you'd jump in with your info here :)

    Obomanu made $2 million last year and is due a bump to $2.3 million this year. His dead money is only 166,667 since it's only 1/3 of a $500,000 signing bonus.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:06 pm
  • Who the heck is Ron Parker and why did we pay him $666?
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:19 pm
  • CaptainSkybeard wrote:Who the heck is Ron Parker and why did we pay him $666?


    http://www.seahawks.com/team/transactions.html

    12/05/2012 Signed CB Ron Parker from the Carolina Panthers practice squad to active roster.

    12/28/2012 Released CB Ron Parker

    Dead money is money that was paid to a player in some form of a bonus and wasn't counted on this years cap. Perhaps he got a "signing bonus" when he came from Carolina. Can't really be too sure what that is exactly, but he was basically just here to be depth while Browner was suspended
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:26 pm
  • Parker was paid a $1,000 signing bonus in 2011, then cut so that's the dead money from then.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:36 pm
  • Hawkstorian wrote:Parker was paid a $1,000 signing bonus in 2011, then cut so that's the dead money from then.


    Old dead money, that explains it. Wasn't making sense to give a signing bonus off of a practice squad signing.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:38 pm
  • So ..... the $666K dead money write off satisfies the original contract for Parker.

    However, Ron Parker was resigned to a new 2 year $1.2 million futures contract on January 15, 2013. There was no signing bonus for his latest contract with scheduled base salaries of $555K in 2013 and $645K in 2014. They like Parker's size ..... 6' & 206# and his speed ..... 4.35 in his pro day forty yard dash.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:50 pm
  • Zowert wrote:Can someone please explain how the RFA (Restricted Free-Agent) and UFA (Unrestricted Free-Agent) rules work in the NFL's CBA? Is it similar to the NHL's or is it completely different?

    In the NHL, a restricted free agent [RFA] is a player who's rookie contract expired and his current team has a chance to extend a qualifying offer. This keeps the player from becoming an unrestricted free agent and available for any team to negotiate with. Then the only way another team can acquire that RFA player is to draft an offer sheet (at least that's what I think its called, an "offer sheet"). Now the current team is notified of the offer that another team made to their restricted free agent, and they either have to match the amount of $$$ on the offer sheet or let the player join the other team. The player has no say in the entire process, unless he files for salary arbitration, which I am pretty sure an RFA can do in the NHL.

    An unrestricted free agent in the NHL is free to go anywhere he chooses for whatever a team is willing to pay him, which I know is the same in the NFL. It's only the Restricted Free Agent rule that i'm not sure about.

    So... Is that how the RFA works in the NFL or is it somewhat similar? Completely different?

    Thanks


    One thing the CBA changed is you now need 4 years of service time to be an UFA, and guys with 3 or less are RFA. The cool thin for the Hawks is that means Browner will be a RFA after this season.

    What's cool is let's say the Hawks give Browner a 1st round tender (last year it was 2.7 million) it would cool other teams on signing him. That was the case with Mike Wallace in Pittsburgh.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:42 am
  • Spotrac has Russell Okung's salary escalating to over $7M (up from around $4M IIRC).

    The Seahawk's perceived $18M cap space is whittling down to about $11M depending on what they do with their RFAs. That may seem like enough to do some deals but remember their carryover is over $13M so if it weren't for that carryover they'd be over the 2013 cap.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:19 am
  • Hawkstorian wrote:Spotrac has Russell Okung's salary escalating to over $7M (up from around $4M IIRC).

    The Seahawk's perceived $18M cap space is whittling down to about $11M depending on what they do with their RFAs. That may seem like enough to do some deals but remember their carryover is over $13M so if it weren't for that carryover they'd be over the 2013 cap.


    I know you are for better versed in the cap than I am, but I would have thought that the 2013 contract numbers would have already been figured into the projected cap space we have, so that should already cover Okung's escalators. Is this not so?
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:52 am
  • It is most likely that early cap projections don't includes contracts that escalate. I've always said over the years don't believe cap numbers until after free agency starts.

    The other things we don't know is RFA tenders. Will we tender a guy like Clint Gresham? I assume we won't tender Deon Butler but what about Chris Maragos? These things have can swing cap space by a million bucks either way. Also, if we cut a guy like Obomanu, our cap will creep back up again.

    I'm guessing we tender all the RFAs except Butler, but I'm not certain about that. With these assumptions I have our available cap at about $11M, and that could change.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:47 pm
  • There is a clear and well done salary cap 101 presentation,
    including the June 1st rule and dead cap money, over at
    blogging the boys >>>> http://www.bloggingtheboys.com/2013/2/23/4017138/salary-cap-101-proration-amortization-cap-hits-dead-money-and-more

    One omission from their presentation is how scheduled guaranteedroster
    bonuses are handled. They are in fact treated similar to how the
    restructured contract is handled and presented, in yellow, below -if they are quanteed.

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    Incorrect assertion .... see edit belowThe Zack Miller $3m roster bonus due in 2013 will be
    distributed exactly as shown in yellow above.

    Note: Hawkstorian, in the previous post, points out other
    additional factors, such as performance bonuses, that are
    not mentioned by the linked presentation.

    EDIT: The assertion that Miller's $3m roster bonus will be prorated over three years is incorrect because it is a unguanteed roster bonus. Unguanteed bonuses are charged off in whole in the year they are paid.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Tue Feb 26, 2013 5:40 pm
  • I don't know if Miller's roster bonus will be pro rated into the future or not. If it truly is a roster bonus, it counts 100% in 2013. It could easily be converted to a signing bonus but that just shifts cap dollars into future years.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:32 pm
  • Hawkstorian wrote:I don't know if Miller's roster bonus will be pro rated into the future or not. If it truly is a roster bonus, it counts 100% in 2013. It could easily be converted to a signing bonus but that just shifts cap dollars into future years.


    :hmmmm: After looking around there seems to be a difference in opinion out there. I see the formula I have used out there at various sites >>>

    » Annual Cap Number = year’s base salary + pro-rated signing bonus + pro-rated roster bonus

    http://www.draftbrowns.com/2013/01/salary-cap-planning-101-part-1-rookie-contracts/
    And ..... I also see what your saying out there >>>>
    The non-guaranteed amount of any salary advance, off-season workout bonus, off-season roster bonus, or off-season reporting bonus is included in the team’s salary in the year it was earned. These bonuses cannot be prorated. “Guaranteed” refers to those bonuses that are fully guaranteed–regardless of skill, injury or termination of the contract.


    http://www.askthecommish.com/salarycap/FAQ.aspx

    So ..... the difference in treatment comes down to the distinction between guanteed verses non-guanteed.

    Assuming that Miller's roster bonus are likely not quaranteed, you are correct in the view that those bonuses will be charged in total against the year they are paid.

    Thanks for the correction Hawkstorian.
    My appologies to .net for the confussion.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Thu Feb 28, 2013 5:12 pm
  • Hah --- I e-mailed spotrac because they didn't have Kris Durham's dead money on their list (they had 2 other guys) and LOW AND BEHOLD

    http://www.spotrac.com/nfl/seattle-seahawks/cap-hit/

    He's there.

    NFL Network is reporting the 2013 cap will be $123M, a few weeks ago the reports were $121M. With that extra $2M and depending on RFA tenders my best guess is the Seahawks have somewhere in the $13M range of available cap space. There are also a few contracts that could be re-worked to create more room if they needed it, so I see enough $$ to re-sign the important players, maybe extend 1 or 2 guys and add some pieces. I really don't see room to add a flashy new toy unless they start hacking some other contracts.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:17 am
  • Not sure if anyone has posted a link to it already, but http://www.overthecap.com is a good resource for cap stuff. They've got us listed at roughly $17M in cap space, which I believe is updated to the $123M cap.

    Pretty interesting site in general, and seems to be pretty accurate.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:43 am
  • Thanks KentuckyHawk -- that's another pretty good salary cap site. It's amazing how since the new CBA contract information has become much more available on the web.

    What is NOT Included in most estimates you're seeing out there, is dollars for tendres to RFAs. That's probably the reason a guy like Brian McIntyre has us at $16M available and I'm projecting more like $13M.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:25 pm
  • Here's another good site for cap information in general.

    http://overthecap.com/
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:25 am
  • Bumping this since there seems to be lots of cap questions now.

    With Hawkstorian's estimated $13 million in cap room before yesterdays two major moves (signing Harvin and cutting Washington), we add $4.9 million for Harvey, and Subtract $1.75 ($2.5 million salary/bonus - $750,000 dead money left from his original signing bonus) and we have a total change of $3.15 million. So if the estimate was correct at approximately $13 million, then we should be around $10 million at the moment.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:43 am
  • It's nice to see some people that know quite a bit on this. Some people like to take the "who cares, it's not my money" and "let the team handle the cap" approach but for some of us this is fun to look at because knowing the cap well can help you see the road the team is trying to follow and gives you an idea of what they may do going forward.

    We're not in as good of shape as most casual fans believe. As others have said, if not for the rolled over money we'd actually be over the cap this year. To add to that, The rolled over money is different than actual "cap space". The rolled over money is gone once it is spent this year, unlike cap money that is there every year (reoccurring money)
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:56 am
  • According to the spotrac website, our cap is at $109,135,140

    According to the overthecap website our cap is at $123,607,144

    Over the cap doesn't factor in the $13,200,000 in rolled over cap money, so if we factor that in, that would put us at $110,407,144

    So that puts us at a range of $12,500,000 - $13,800,000 in cap room. Not sure how much Hawkstorian has figured in for restricted free agents, but hopefully he can add that back in. Best I can guess on that is between $3 million and $4 milllion. If we take the higher of that amount for RFA and the lowest amount of cap room between the two sites, we should have at least $8,500,000 left in cap space, and we still have Obamanu's $2 million+ expected to be cut or restructured eventually.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:51 am
  • Over the cap doesn't factor in the $13,200,000 in rolled over cap money, so if we factor that in, that would put us at $110,407,144


    As far as my understanding goes the rolled over money is not subtracted to the current cap number but just added on top.

    So the cap is 123M + 13,200,000 that was rolled over giving us a cap number of 136.2M this year.

    It probably doesn't make a difference as they both accomplish the same thing in the end but adding at the end and showing in dwindling down as it gets spent might be a little easier to comprehend? I'm thinking that is the way Overthecap.com has it configured which is why they show the full 123M spent...
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:56 am
  • DJrmb wrote:
    Over the cap doesn't factor in the $13,200,000 in rolled over cap money, so if we factor that in, that would put us at $110,407,144


    As far as my understanding goes the rolled over money is not subtracted to the current cap number but just added on top.

    So the cap is 123M + 13,200,000 that was rolled over giving us a cap number of 136.2M this year.

    It probably doesn't make a difference as they both accomplish the same thing in the end but adding at the end and showing in dwindling down as it gets spent might be a little easier to comprehend? I'm thinking that is the way Overthecap.com has it configured which is why they show the full 123M spent...


    Doesn't make a difference you are correct there. It's just how you do the math, it comes in the same total both ways. You can add the rollover to the cap and subtract cap values or you can subtract it from the cap values, either way you get the difference which is what we have left on the cap and that number should be a minimum of $8.5 million right now, and could be closer to $10 million depending on what numbers you read, but somewhere in that range is reasonable to figure.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Wed Mar 13, 2013 12:39 pm
  • I think we're at $10-$11M after moves so far but I need to dive back into the weeds to sort it out.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:06 pm
  • Hawkstorian wrote:I think we're at $10-$11M after moves so far but I need to dive back into the weeds to sort it out.


    That number makes sense. My $8.5 was figuring worst case scenarios. My best case scenario was at $11 million. I think anything in there would be reasonable, but look forward to find out what you come up with as that is generally more reliable than my guesstimating.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:33 pm
  • I actually show a little above $11M at the moment, factoring in RFA tenders. That will go down dramatically with Avril probably at $5-$6M in cap.

    Cutting Obomanu is the only obvious move to add space back -- but I just have a feeling something will happen with Clemons. Restructure or cut.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:37 pm
  • Hawkstorian wrote:I actually show a little above $11M at the moment, factoring in RFA tenders. That will go down dramatically with Avril probably at $5-$6M in cap.

    Cutting Obomanu is the only obvious move to add space back -- but I just have a feeling something will happen with Clemons. Restructure or cut.


    I think with Clemons it will come down to where he was at with his injury. I don't think they'd restructure, because doesn't that put the original signing bonus into instant dead money? To do that and re-sign him wouldn't save us much. It might save some cash, but not much on the cap.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:52 pm
  • In theory they could restructure and just reduce his 2013 salary. Let's say he goes from $6M to $2M. That doesn't change the bonus at all and adds $4M to cap.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:55 pm
  • Hawkstorian wrote:In theory they could restructure and just reduce his 2013 salary. Let's say he goes from $6M to $2M. That doesn't change the bonus at all and adds $4M to cap.


    True, I'd not thought of it from that angle.

    Either case, I still think we have the money to get the players we need, and Clemons' fate is likely tied to their faith in his return from a torn ACL
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Thu Mar 14, 2013 3:54 pm
  • I'm trying to add up signing Avril & Bennett and I'm basically at ZERO for remaining cap space.

    In other words -- someone is getting cut or restructured very soon.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Thu Mar 14, 2013 3:56 pm
  • Hawkstorian wrote:I'm trying to add up signing Avril & Bennett and I'm basically at ZERO for remaining cap space.

    In other words -- someone is getting cut or restructured very soon.


    Or they've already restructured or cut and we haven't heard about it, which wouldn't surprise me either.

    Just looked at the Spotrac website, and using their figures, which don't yet include Avril, but do include Bennett, we are about $9.5 million under the cap. If they balance Avril at 2 years, that leaves us $2 million. Figuring we have RFA's to put in, which will knock a few of the 480,000 contracts off the list, I'd say we are at about zero, so we should look to see a cut of Obamanu, a trade of Flynn or a restructure somewhere to get more names. Otherwise we'll stay pretty quiet in free agency from here on out.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Thu Mar 14, 2013 9:57 pm
  • Cut Obomanu. That is 2+ million of wasted money and I am a staunch supporter of Obomanu after being the only dude that did not quit trying in the playoff loss against Green Bay.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:03 pm
  • With Obomanu gone -- I'm calculating cap space at under $2m. If nothing else takes place, that money would need to be used to sign the eventual draft picks. If the Seahawks are to do anything else this off-season they will need to cut or re-structure some more deals.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:26 pm
  • Hawkstorian wrote:With Obomanu gone -- I'm calculating cap space at under $2m. If nothing else takes place, that money would need to be used to sign the eventual draft picks. If the Seahawks are to do anything else this off-season they will need to cut or re-structure some more deals.


    Just looking through Spotrac's list now. They still have Obo in there and don't have details yet for Avril, so this is what I see from the top 51 listed there

    Top 51 contracts (not counting Avril signing or Obo cut): $125,697,830

    Rolled over Cap space: $13,200,000

    Leaves us: $112,497,830

    Dead Money: $891,000

    Total cap used: $113,388,830

    If you remove Obo's salary and leave in his dead money, you subtract $2.3 million

    After Obo cut: $111.088,830

    Add in Avril to keep the top 51 figure it's exactly half of the money in his contract ($7,500,000)

    After Avril: $118,588,830

    Add in $3 million for Restricted Free Agents (best guess)

    After RFA: $121,588,830

    Total Cap: $123,000,000

    Leaves us: $1,411,170 under the cap.

    There are a slew of guys in the $480,000-$555,000 range so it should even out pretty close when we sign our rookies to contracts, because we don't have a first round pick, and compensation drops pretty fast with each round.

    The $1.4 million isn't enough though to re-sign our own free agents, so we will need to make some space. I can see a few restructures coming, but not sure from where.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:43 pm
  • I have issues with Spotrac -- they don't really look at every deal, they just bring in pubished information from other sources.

    That said -- you're at $1.4M and I'm more like $1.8 -- virtually the same in the big picture.

    Can we re-name this thread -- "Dave and John talk about cap space" ?
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:53 pm
  • Hawkstorian wrote:I have issues with Spotrac -- they don't really look at every deal, they just bring in pubished information from other sources.

    That said -- you're at $1.4M and I'm more like $1.8 -- virtually the same in the big picture.

    Can we re-name this thread -- "Dave and John talk about cap space" ?


    I don't mind if they aren't actually using their own source for the information, as long as the information they provide is correct. I do go to places like over the cap as well, but I just like the way spotrac is formatted for doing quick analyses.

    Nobody seems to have the Avril information yet. It will be interesting if they made that deal more cap friendly this year or if they split it down the middle, but as far as I can see out there, nobody has that detail yet.

    And yes, that would be an appropriate title, but hopefully it helps those out who have questions and at least we can just point here instead of explaining everything over and over each time someone new asks :lol:
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  • It helps us. Keep talking. We'll keep eavesdroing.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Sat Mar 16, 2013 6:25 am
  • How in the hell are we going to sign rookies with that amount of money?
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Sat Mar 16, 2013 6:28 am
  • Well, I think the earlier discussion was pre-Obo release. That would boost us to around $4m, I guess. Which should be plenty, especially without Rd 1 pick.
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Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:00 am
  • Rookies don't really cost that much against the cap, especially since we won't have a #1 pick. Only signing bonuses reduce the cap since most rookies deals aren't in the "top 51" deals when they are signed. When you hear about 'rookie pool' it isn't the same thing as cap necessary to sign rookies.

    Sutz -- when Dave and are talking $1.4 - $1.8M that's post Obo. Also, no one has reported exact terms on Avril so we don't know what his 2013 cap number is.

    What Dave said earier is kind of interesting -- deals may get re-worked and we wouldn't hear about it until much later. If you hear at some point that Kam Chancellor has signed an extension, we will wonder if what else changed to allow that deal to happen.
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Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:11 am
  • OK, John, my bad on the Obo thing. :oops:

    BTW, you guys please keep it up. We all get informed when we read this thread.

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Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:13 am
  • I'm glad you guys know about all this stuff. Crap, I am going to buy a new car and trying to budget for that is a nightmare.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:15 am
  • I just want to throw in there that I have a hard time buying the line that the Seahawks are going to pay Chris Clemons $6M in 2013 after signing Bennett & Avril. At some point he'll be given a number and told to take it or leave it.

    Looking at Clemon's contract, according to Rotoworld $1.5M of his 2013 is guaranteed. Given that, it would be hard to get him to to $2M, more likely $3M.... meaning the most we could save by re-working his deal is $3M.
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Sat Mar 16, 2013 11:08 pm
  • Not just Clemons, but I was looking at Miller's contract too, but there are a lot of guarantees in there. His entire Base salary this year, plus most of his base salary next year are guaranteed, and although we all like to think that it would be great for a guy to rework their contracts, most contracts don't come with those kinds of future guarantees. If it were me, I don't think I would rework my deal If I were in his position.

    I can see Clemons reworking his deal somewhat because of his injury though. He might get some type of guarantee that he gets PUP'd or something to agree to the reduction which would give him the best chance at a full recovery and still be back in time for the final 10 weeks of the season and the post season. Although that is completely speculation on my part.

    Mebane's contract has possibilities though. He could rework his deal to get a new signing bonus, as he's only got $600,000 in dead money in his current deal, so we could effectively rearrange his money around and lower his current cap value if we were so inclined.

    The rest of the contracts appear like they won't be saving us much, so after those two, we are looking at possibly cutting guys who could be replaced in the draft. An example there is Heath Farwell. He's due $1.5 million this year with only 333,334 in dead money, and we MAY be able to replace him in the draft, but who knows what the draft plan is, but replacing some of the top 51 with draft picks will open up some money.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:10 am
  • Hey John, I have a question that I really don't see answered anywhere. Last year the Cowboys and the Redskins were both assessed cap penalties for abusing the non cap year in 2010. It totaled $46 million over the two years or $23 million per year. That money was to be added evenly to teams caps across the league and comes to an extra $766,666 per team. I am under the assumption that this is reflected in the total released as this years cap, but I can't find that conclusively anywhere, which leaves open the possibility that the cap number we read about is the original cap number, and each team may still have that extra 3/4 million of space. Of course without an answer it's hard do tell for sure. Have you heard anything definite on this?
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:20 am
  • Largent80 wrote:How in the hell are we going to sign rookies with that amount of money?


    I don't know if this is still the case but only the top 51 contracts count, and every rookie signed bumps another low contract off the bottom. Add in the rookie wage cap, and rookie signings now take up very little cap room.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:56 am
  • Thanks to Jazzhawk for the link (viewtopic.php?f=2&t=66749&p=898508#p898508)

    Looks like Avril's deal is MUCH friendlier than anticipated. His cap number for this year (assuming the numbers reported are accurate) will be only $3.75 million, which adds $3.75 million back into the cap projections we'd made.

    My estimate with the new numbers - $5,161,170 under the cap.

    Hawkstorian had it around $1.8 million so with the added money, that would put us around $5.5 million under the cap.

    So basically we have somewhere in the $5 million+ range of space available. MUCH better shape than originally expected.
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:02 am
  • That looks about right, Dave. $5m gives us breathing room. Enough to add back Branch and maybe some other small deals, plus add rookies.

    EDIT** My latest spreadsheet has us at $5,084,576 in available cap so you and I are $76,594 different!
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Re: Seahawks Salary Information
Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:58 pm
  • John Clayton has the number at a very specific $6.43m as of this afternoon.
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