given that the longer he waits, the larger the impact would be on the type of salary he could be obtain.
- James Walker of ESPN lists LB Dannell Ellerbe, CB Cortland Finnegan, LB Philip Wheeler, OL Nate Garner, and DT Randy Starks (in that order) as the top-five players most likely to be cut in the coming days.
- Alex Marvez reports that K Matt Bryant‘s new contract with the Falcons includes a $1 million bonus that’s due on March 31, and a $300,000 roster bonus due on June 3.
- Bryant will make a base salary of $1.35 million for the 2015 season.
- He can earn another $31,250 in 2015 for each game he’s active up to $500,000.
- Next year, Bryant is due a $300,000 bonus if he’s on the Falcons’ roster as of the fifth day of 2016 league year, according to Marvez.
- Ed Werder doesn’t see the Packers franchising WR Randall Cobb given that it would run Packers $12.7 million for the 2015 season.
- Paul Kuharsky of ESPN.com writes that the Titans should “aggressively pursue” DT Ndamukong Suh in free agency.