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Posts Tagged ‘bonus’

Burress’s Monetary Impact

Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News did a great job of breaking down what Plax gave up by not taking a restructured deal, as well as cap implications. There are so many parts of this Plaxico Burress saga that scream “What a waste!” it’s hard to know where to truly begin. But here’s […]

More Plax News

With the stunning news of Plaxico Burress being released, a ton of reports are being released. This one, from Matt Mosely and ESPN, states that the G-Men offered Plax an incentive-laden contract for 2009, and could regain the money lost from 2008.  Sources close to the situation told ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap the Giants last week offered […]

Burress’s Effect on the Salary Cap

From Patricia Traina: For those wondering about the salary cap ramifications following the release of WR Plaxico Burress, here is the breakdown. Burress was due to count for $2.85M against the cap this year. That number consists of $1M in base salary, $1M in likely to be earned incentives (which remember given the current state […]

Reports: Attitude was Big in Plax Release

According to both, and Newsday, attitude was a big issue in the releasing of Plaxico Burress. According to, the squabble over the bonus, and Plax wanting to be traded was the last straw. According to Newsday, a source said: “He felt that he didn’t owe the team anything” Two reports, that both point to […]

No Decision on Plaxs $1 Million Bonus

UPDATE:(8:43 EST) According to ESPN, via, the fight for $1 million could be solved next Wednesday. Its been Plax filled here at Giants Gab the past couple days. More news now. The NY Daily News is reporting that there has not been a decision made on Burress bonus money that was due to him […]

Webster’s Contract Restructured

From In yet another example of why you, me or anybody else without all the details should never try to calculate salary-cap space, I just noticed that, in February, the Giants renegotiated the extension they gave CB Corey Webster in December. No big changes to overall value; just some tweaks for cap purposes. Basically, […]

Plax vs. Giants moved to April 1

If Plaxico Burress wants his money that he lost after he was suspended for shooting himself in the leg late last year, he’s going to have to wait. The New York Daily News is reporting that the new date is April 1st. Specifically, Burress wants to recoup the $1 million dollar signing bonus that the […]

Lowdown on the Contract of C.C. Brown

Details of C.C. Brown’s Contract: Mike Garafolo has a quick rundown of C.C. Brown’s contract with the Giants. *1-million base salary (300K guaranteed) *400K signing bonus *150K roster bonus (prorated per game active) *50K workout bonus *400K incentive if he plays 75% of defensive snaps total cap hit $1.6 million

Cya Later T.O.

Sources have told ESPN’s Michael Smith that the Cowboys have released locker room cancer Terrell Owens Wednesday night. Owens had a rocky season with Dallas last year with reported altercations with Tony Romo, Jason Witten and Jason Garrett. The Cowboys paid Owens a $12 million signing bonus just last year, included as part of a […]

Reese Says He’d Take Troubled WR Burress Back in 2009

One of the more interesting talks on Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis was that of Giants GM Jerry Reese, who spoke about troubled wide out Plaxico Burress. Reese says he wants Burress back in a G-Men uni next season, but is not sure if it will happen. “I hope he’s motivated, but […]