If the Buccaneers are looking to create some cap space, Greg Auman notes that Tampa Bay could consider converting G Ali Marpet‘s $7.5 million roster bonus into a signing bonus to free up $6 million in cap space.
TMZ reports that Panthers G Taylor Hearn was involved in a physical altercation outside of a bar on Thursday night.
The Panthers issued a statement saying they are aware of Hearn’s situation: ‘’We are aware of the video, and have been in contact with Taylor and the league about the incident. We will have no further comment at this time.” (David Newton)
Mike Triplett notes that the Saints will save $6.95 million of cap space following C Max Unger‘s surprising retirement. The downside is that he’ll count $1.75 million against their cap in terms of dead money.
The Saints will place Unger on the reserve/retired list, which ensure they hold his rights should he unretire at some point.
Nick Underhill mentions that someone like free agent OL Nick Easton could make sense for the Saints with Unger no longer on their roster.