The Saints will still be charged about $2.5 million against the salary cap this year to account for the pro-rated portion of earlier bonuses paid out to Stinchcomb. And next year, they will be charged the remaining pro-ration amount of around $5 million. But they did save $2.25 million against this year’s cap by releasing him.
That also means two new starters among the five guys protecting Brees on every play, a change that doesn’t necessarily worry the New Orleans Saints’ most important player, but does have his attention.
In a move you don’t often see, the Saints are listing two starters at one position. That’s right tackle, where the chart reads: “Zach Strief/Charles Brown.” Both names are in bold, which is used to indicate starters.
But like others on the plaza level, the Superdome renovations gobbled up his seats. Scheuermann said he was told the alternate seats he chose, in section 132, would have the same sightline.
Today was no exception as Sproles hit on a few good runs before breaking out around the left end for a long touchdown score. The “lightning bug” figures to have a prominent role in the Saints offense this year and should deliver plenty of head turning plays.
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