moochman wrote:How does that cap crap work? I thought that even if they dumped him, he would still count against the cap? With a $7mil number, his trade value is nil, so why wouldn't they keep him?
If you outright cut a player (after June 1st I'm thinking), their salary doesn't count against the cap. The signing bonus can be spread out over 2 years (if he is released after June 1st).