Originally Posted by supercowboy8
If we cut sensy you have to add the ptorated signing bonus and guaranteed money.
The prorated signing bonus will be 2.4 million and has 1.2 left guaranteed. That's a 3.6 cap hit if released. Also you do count 2011 since it wad an extension and is psrt of the length of contract.
No, just because 2011 is part of the contract, does not mean that it is part of the guaranteed money. They can choose to guarantee any year that they choose and not guarantee any year that they choose. For example, the year 2014 is part of the contract and it is NOT guaranteed.
Including 2011 in the guaranteed money would be meaningless when the contract was signed in December of that year.
The remaining prorated signing bonus is 2.4M. If released as a June 1 player, the cap hit from the remaining prorated signing bonus would be:
They can't split the guaranteed base with a June 1 designation; therefore, adding in the 3M guaranteed base salary, you have:
If they could trade him, then the guaranteed base would go to the new team and his all of his remaining prorated signing bonus would accelerate into the 2013 cap. This would be: