The New Orleans Saints restructured the contract of defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley to create $2.85 million in cap space, according to reports.
Bunkley cut his 2014 salary from $4.5 million to $1.65 million. His base salary in 2014 is now $1.3 million and he will receive a $300,000 roster bonus on April 10.
His base salary in 2015 and 2016 will remain at $4.4 million.
The Saints were $1.9 million under the salary cap prior to the move according to the NFLPA. The signing of corner Champ Bailey and the move to match the Atlanta Falcons'
two-year, $4.5 million offer to restricted free agent safety Rafael Bush have not been processed as of Wednesday afternoon.
New Orleans Saints restructure defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley's contract
New Orleans Times-Picayune | Apr 9