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jjchieffan
08-23-2008, 09:29 PM
I have been hearing people say how we should trade LJ or cut Mcintosh, but they are shot down by others who say we can't due to the salary cap and their contracts. Is that really the case though? I mean, McIntosh only recieved a $5million signing bonus. His cap number this year is $2.7million. Since we counted 850,000 last year, his prorated bonus would be 4,150,000. It is after June first, so that amount could be split, making the cap hit a little over 2mil. a savings on the cap. LJ had a 12mil bonus over 6 years making his a harder hit. split it over 2 years and it is 5mil this year. His cap number is 5.6 mil for this year. Not to mention, last I heard we had 27mil in cap space in March. I know we did not use all that up, probably not even half of it, so the bonuses could probably be absorbed in this years cap. Am I right? Or am I missing something. Here is a list of players cap numbers for this year.

Alabi, Anthony OL 526,240
Allan, Michael TE 376,240
Baldwin, Johnny LB 376,240
Barksdale, Rashad CB 376,240
Battle, Jackie RB 376,240
Boone, Alfonso DT 1,734,375
Bowe, Dwayne WR 1,276,240
Brackenridge, Tyron CB 379,740
Colquitt, Dustin K 1,186,240
Croyle, Brodie QB 622,906
Cundiff, Billy K 611,240
Darche, J.P. LB 805,000
Darling, Devard WR 1,333,333
Edwards, Donnie LB 4,839,572
Edwards, Ron DT 1,850,000
Gonzalez, Tony TE 5,031,375
Greene, David QB 451,240
Hali, Tamba DE 1,746,240
Harris, Erick CB 301,240
Harris, Napoleon LB 3,700,000
Harris, Nate LB 376,240
Hoyte, Oliver RB 451,240
Huard, Damon QB 2,672,906
Jackson, Tommy 'T.J.' DT 376,240
Johnson, Chad CB 303,740
Johnson, Derrick LB 2,216,240
Johnson, Larry RB 5,656,190
Jones, Adrian OL 611,240
Leffew, Travis OL 376,240
Lobdell, Joe OL 301,240
McBride, Turk DT 661,240
McGraw, Jon S 695,000
McIntosh, Damion OL 2,793,750
Niswanger, Rudy OL 451,240
Novak, Nick K 451,240
Page, Jarrad S 463,199
Patterson, Dimitri CB 454,990
Pimentel, Mickey LB 301,240
Pollard, Bernard S 716,240
Price, Maurice WR 306,240
Sippio, Bobby WR 376,240
Smith, Kolby RB 420,531
Smith, Rob OL 370,000
Stallings, Tre OL 451,240
Surtain, Patrick CB 8,380,000
Taylor, Herbert OL 399,156
Thigpen, Tyler QB 376,240
Thomas, Patrick LB 451,240
Tyler, Tank DT 551,240
Waters, Brian OL 6,085,000
Webb, Jeffrey WR 473,740
Wesley, Greg S 4,047,916
Williams, Demorrio LB 1,606,240

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/nfl/salaries/2008/chiefs.html

jjchieffan
08-23-2008, 09:31 PM
Also, gone is Wesley $4million cap number. I dont know if there was any accelerated bonus on him, but it couldn't be much.

blueballs
08-23-2008, 09:32 PM
I don't thnk a Carl and Herm buy out
counts against the cap

L.A. Chieffan
08-23-2008, 09:32 PM
and then what?

Zouk
08-23-2008, 09:34 PM
I don't know the exact numbers, but I have to think the Chiefs are pretty close to the minimum cap spending as mandated by the CBA.

jjchieffan
08-23-2008, 09:46 PM
Yeah, they have to be. The minimum is 86.5% IIRC. Our number was also inflated this year due to unearned bonuses. Our cap was $128million, and with the lack of spending this year, I don't see how they could have used up that much. Here is a team by team cap number list

TEAM-BY-TEAM ADJUSTED CAP NUMBERS
Posted by Mike Florio on March 16, 2008, 2:08 p.m. EDT

Though it’s generally known that the per-team spending limit for 2008 is $116 million ($116,729,000, to be exact), each team has an adjusted cap number. The variations are due in large part to so-called likely to be earned incentives (LTBEs) that were charged against the 2007 cap but then carried over when not earned, and so-called not likely to be earned incentives (NLTBEs) that were not charged against the 2007 cap but earned in 2007 and thus charged in 2008.

We’ve got the full list of each team’s adjusted salary cap for 2008, on the other side of the “read here for more” thingamajig.

Arizona Cardinals: $116,729,000.

Atlanta Falcons: $116,378,000.

Baltimore Ravens: $119,261,000.

Buffalo Bills: $129,442,000.

Carolina Panthers: $125,655,000.

Chicago Bears: $117,455,000.

Cincinnati Bengals: $116,729,000.

Cleveland Browns: $129,362,000.

Dallas Cowboys: $117,727,000.

Denver Broncos: $117,389,000.

Detroit Lions: $111,381,000.

Green Bay Packers: $126,159,000.

Houston Texans: $114,521,000.

Indianapolis Colts: $123,230,000.

Jacksonville Jaguars: $128,649,000.

Kansas City Chiefs: $128,387,000.

Miami Dolphins: $120,674,000.

Minnesota Vikings: $135,161,000.

New England Patriots: $121,125,000.

New Orleans Saints: $124,746,000.

New York Giants: $113,632,000.

New York Jets: $121,782,000.

Oakland Raiders: $121,070,000.

Philadelphia Eagles: $130,816,000.

Pittsburgh Steelers: $114,818,000.

San Diego Chargers: $116,131,000.

San Francisco 49ers: $119,353,000.

Seattle Seahawks: $124,115,000.

St. Louis Rams: $117,361,000.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: $130,036,000.

Tennessee Titans: $122,220,000.

Washington Redskins: $118,550,000.

jjchieffan
08-23-2008, 10:21 PM
Bump:cuss: I want some discussion on this topic.ROFL