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New Orleans Saints 2021 Salary Cap Issues from headlines across the sports world.
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New Orleans Saints 2021 Salary Cap Issues from headlines across the sports world.

Sean Payton, Mickey Loomis, and Drew Brees

Breer:  Why Michael Thomas to the Patriots could make sense

Source: (nbcsports.com)

Albert Breer explained on Arbella Early Edition Friday night, the Saints are dealing with some salary cap issues that could encourage them to give up Thomas in the right deal.

Saints set to enter salary cap crisis in 2021 and several cap experts are unsure how they'll escape it

Source: (cbssports.com)

New Orleans likely wasn't preparing for a pandemic to impact how the NFL sets the future cap.

New Orleans Saints' salary cap situation heading into 2021

Source: (profootballnetwork.com)

Heading towards the 2021 NFL offseason, what options do the New Orleans Saints have when it comes to reducing their salary cap number?

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  • New Orleans Saints' salary cap situation heading into 2021
  • The Saints are projected to be more than $75 million over the salary cap in 2021
  • The Saints have around 60 players contracted for the 2021 season
  • The Saints could extend some players in 2021

Agent's Take: Here's how Saints can dig out of 2021 salary cap mess; potential cap casualties and restructures

Source: (cbssports.com)

It won't be easy, but here's a path for New Orleans to create the cap space it desperately needs.

5 potentially painful 2021 Saints salary cap casualties

Source: (saintswire.usatoday.com)

So, how will the New Orleans Saints remain competitive in 2021?

New Orleans Saints Salary Cap

Source: (overthecap.com)

New Orleans Saints salary cap and contract information.

49ers could benefit from Saints, Eagles and Cowboys' salary cap issues

Source: (sports.yahoo.com)

Many of San Francisco's top competitors likely will soon find it difficult to maintain their status.

Navigating the Saints 2021 Salary Cap Situation

Source: (overthecap.com)

Though the Saints are looking like the top dog in the NFC, more and more people are starting to take notice of their salary cap situation next year.

Outline:

  • Navigating the Saints 2021 Salary Cap Situation
  • Restructure Drew Brees' Contract Depending on Decision to Retire or Play
  • Cut Kwon Alexander
  • Restructure Cameron Jordan
  • Cut Nick Easton
  • Cut Janoris Jenkins
  • Restructure Marshon Lattimore
  • Extend Ryan Ramczyk
  • Cut Malcom Brown
  • Cut Latavius Murray
  • Cut Thomas Morstead
  • Restructure Michael Thomas
  • Other possible moves
  • Final Outcome

New Orleans Saints 2021 Salary Cap

Source: (spotrac.com)

A real-time breakdown of the New Orleans Saints 2021 salary cap, including salaries, bonuses, reserve lists, dead cap, cap space, and more.

General Manager Mickey Loomis sees a challenging salary cap situation but expects New Orleans Saints to continue to compete for the championship

Source: (neworleanssaints.com)

'I can't foresee a circumstance where we're not going to say, 'We're going to do everything we can to win' '

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  • COMPENSATORY PICKS FOR FONTENOT?
  • New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton proud of the way the team handled the 2020 season.

Will 'playing with fire' finally burn Saints when the salary cap plummets?

Source: (espn.com)

The Saints are already in a deep 2021 salary-cap hole; can they make the math work? They can in the short term, but things could get tricky in 2022.

Outline:

  • Will 'playing with fire' finally burn Saints when the salary cap plummets?

Saints Facing Massive Salary Cap Issues In 2021, League Experts Unsure How They'll Navigate

Source: (nfltraderumors.co)

New Orleans Saints: 3 salary cap questions that need to be answered

Source: (whodatdish.com)

Going into the new season, it is looking like the New Orleans Saints, once again, are going to push their allotted cap space to the top.

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  • Going into the new season, it is looking like the New Orleans Saints, once again, are going to push their allotted cap space to the top.

Saints 2021 salary cap situation may get even easier to handle

Source: (canalstreetchronicles.com)

There’s a chance the NFL salary cap may not drop as far as expected. Good news for the New Orleans Saints who were prepared to weather a heavier storm.

Saints Salary Cap Situation Still a Disaster Even If Drew Brees Retires

Source: (thebiglead.com)

"Salary cap hell" is a term thrown around a lot in the NFL without much substance. Teams are not permitted to go over the league's hard cap number and entering

Outline:

  • Saints Salary Cap Situation Still a Disaster Even If Drew Brees Retires

New Orleans Saints Looking To Fortify Championship-Level Defense While Navigating Salary Cap

Source: (forbes.com)

After four straight NFC South division titles, years of playoff heartbreak, and possibly the last game of the Hall of Fame career of Drew Bress, Mickey Loomis has admitted what the New Orleans Saints cannot deny. The team’s salary cap situation this offseason, well, “it's going to be daunting."

Outline:

  • New Orleans Saints Looking To Fortify Championship-Level Defense While Navigating Salary Cap
  • Super Bowl LV Should Convince San Francisco 49ers To Make Deshaun Watson Push

49ers could benefit from Saints, Eagles, and Cowboys' salary cap issues

Source: (nbcsports.com)

Things are setting up nicely for a prolonged 49ers' run atop the NFC. They reached the Super Bowl last season, and many of their top competitors likely will soon find it difficult to maintain their status. 

While a significant drop in the NFL salary cap -- which appears quite likely because of the coronavirus pandemic's financial effect on the league -- would negatively impact all teams, some inevitably will be hurt more than others.

How much cap space do the New Orleans Saints have in 2021?

Source: (dknation.draftkings.com)

We break down the projected available cap space in 2021 for the Saints and notable contract situations.

Outline:

  • How much cap space do the New Orleans Saints have in 2021?
  • Share this story
  • Salary cap space
  • Notable contracts

Saints Top 5 Potential Salary Cap Moves

Source: (si.com)

New Orleans Saints may need to move on from a number of players to create salary-cap space this offseason. Bob Rose examines the top five potential moves by the Saints front office.

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  • Saints Top 5 Potential Salary Cap Moves
  • Kiko Alonso, Linebacker
  • Nick Easton, Offensive Guard
  • Janoris Jenkins, Cornerback
  • Patrick Robinson, Cornerback
  • Larry Warford, Offensive Guard

Saints 2021 salary cap situation may get even easier to handle

Source: (msn.com)

There’s a chance the NFL salary cap may not drop as far as expected. Good news for the New Orleans Saints who were prepared to weather a heavier storm.

Outline:

  • Saints 2021 salary cap situation may get even easier to handle

Saints Cap Space 2021: How is New Orleans Fielding a Team Next Season?

Source: (fanduel.com)

The New Orleans Saints aren't looking ahead to next season quite yet for obvious reasons. Right now, the team's focus is entirely on its upcoming Divisional Rou

Outline:

  • Saints Cap Space 2021: How is New Orleans Fielding a Team Next Season?
  • Saints Cap Space 2021

2021 NFL salary cap conundrum: Three major consequences of projected decrease

Source: (nfl.com)

With the NFL salary cap expected to drop in 2021 due to the financial damage of the COVID-19 pandemic, Scott Pioli identifies three major consequences of this unprecedented challenge for front offices across the league.

Salary Cap Issues 2021

Source (tigerdroppings.com)

Salary Cap Issues 2021 - The Saints went “all in” for this year & face a huge cap issue. I really don’t think anyone is better than Loomis.

What now for Drew Brees and the Saints? NFL experts debate their title window, future at QB

Source: (espn.com)

Drew Brees could retire, plus New Orleans faces a major salary-cap crunch and has several free agents to try to re-sign.

Outline:

  • What now for Drew Brees and the Saints? NFL experts debate their title window, future at quarterback

Brees renegotiates to help Saints with cap if he retires

Source: (wwltv.com)

The 42-year-old Brees has not announced his retirement but is widely expected to do so.

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  • Brees renegotiates to help Saints with cap if he retires

Brees renegotiates to help Saints with a cap if he retires

Source: (kget.com)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees has agreed to renegotiate his salary down to the NFL minimum in 2021, a move that would save the New Orleans Saints considerable space under the salary cap next season…

Outline:

  • Brees renegotiates to help Saints with cap if he retires

The Saints Key Players to have Larger Roles in 2021

Source: (si.com)

The New Orleans Saints had one of the NFL's deepest rosters in 2020. With salary cap issues facing the team, several players will have key roles in 2021.

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  • The Saints Key Players to have Larger Roles in 2021
  • ZACK BAUN, LINEBACKER
  • CARL GRANDERSON, DEFENSIVE END
  • DEONTE HARRIS, WIDE RECEIVER
  • CESAR RUIZ, GUARD/CENTER
  • ADAM TRAUTMAN, TIGHT END
  • SHY TUTTLE & MALCOLM ROACH, DEFENSIVE TACKLE

MAQB: The Saints Have a Major Salary Cap Crunch This Offseason

Source: (si.com)

After years of strong drafting and all-in signings, the Saints have a lot of work to do in what may be the first year after the Drew Brees era.

Outline:

  • MAQB: The Saints Have a Major Salary Cap Crunch This Offseason

Report: 2021 salary cap could settle near $185M, which is great news for Saints

Source: (sports.yahoo.com)

NFL Network reports that the 2021 salary cap could land around $185 million, which would be great news for the New Orleans Saints.

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  • Report: 2021 salary cap could settle near $185M, which is great news for Saints

Three players the Cowboys could trade for by exploiting teams with serious salary cap issues

Source: (bloggingtheboys.com)