Further details regarding the restructuring of Danny Amendola’s contract were provided by ESPN’s Field Yates on Monday morning. Shortly after the report from Field Yates, ESPN’s Mike Reiss reported further deatils on the deal. His 2017 compensation will include: $1,250,000 fully guaranteed salary $100,000 signing bonus $50,000 workout bonus $300,000 in er game roster bonuses, $225,000 of which will count against the 2017 cap since Amendola was active for 12 games in 2016. It’s a maximum of $1,700,000 in cash, and the deal gives Amendola a cap hit of $3,041,668 for 2017. A cap figure like that practically makes the veteran wideout a roster lock. He currently has the 18th highest cap figure on
The Saints have shown interest in Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler for some time this offseason and met with him before he signed his restricted free agent tender with New England, but the need to send the 11th overall pick to the Patriots if they signed him to an offer sheet that the Patriots didn’t match was a big obstacle to bringing him to New Orleans. Now that Butler has signed his tender, the Saints could negotiate different compensation with the Patriots in a trade. The chances of that happening may not be great, however. Peter King of TheMMQB.com reports that the Saints still have interest, but that the thought of dealing picks for Butler before signing him to a big contract extension
Coach John Harbaugh has a bit of an edge on the evaluations of Michigan prospects, and the versatile safety could be a nice fit in Baltimore. Mayocks opinion that Peppers would be a strong fit for the Ravens is flawed. First and foremost, Peppers is seen as a late first round talent by most evaluators.