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  1. Saints keep Will Smith, Jonathan Vilma

    Pat Yasinskas

    The New Orleans Saints have found a way to keep veteran linebacker Jonathan Vilma and defensive end Will Smith while still getting under the salary cap. Larry Holder reports the Saints have restructured the contracts of Vilma and Smith, who were s...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  2. Saints' top cap figures

    Pat Yasinskas

    We'll conclude our look at the NFC South's highest salary-cap figures with the New Orleans Saints. The Saints still need to trim somewhere between $14 million and $15 million in cap space before the start of the league year on March 12. They likel...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  3. Five Saints on the cap bubble

    Pat Yasinskas

    After signing some players to futures contracts, the New Orleans Saints now have $140.9 million committed toward the 2013 salary cap. That means the Saints will have to trim more than $20 million just to get under the cap at the start of free agen...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  4. Looking at 2013 cap space

    Pat Yasinskas

    With the 2012 regular season over, let's take a look at where the NFC South teams stand in relation to the 2013 salary cap. Atlanta Falcons: They have $113 million committed toward a cap that is expected to be slightly more than $120 million. Don'...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  5. Saints, Falcons feeling cap crunch

    Pat Yasinskas

    Beyond the obvious, there's another reason why the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints have to hope they don't encounter many more injuries. They don't have enough salary-cap space to add many more players. I just got a look at the latest leagu...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  6. Updated NFC South salary-cap space

    Pat Yasinskas

    Now that we're into the first week of the regular season, the way salary-cap figures for each team are calculated has changed. In the offseason, only the top 51 figures count against a team's cap. Now, every contract counts and that includes pract...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  7. NFC South salary-cap update

    Pat Yasinskas

    As we wait for the Saints and Panthers to hold media sessions after Thursday's workouts, let's fill some time by taking a look at updated salary-cap figures for each NFC South team. The Atlanta Falcons are $2.8 million below the salary cap and hav...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  8. Vilma suspension could lead to Brees deal

    Pat Yasinskas

    There is at least one potential bright side to the season-long suspension of New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma. Since Vilma's suspension starts immediately, the Saints suddenly have an extra $4,932,500 in salary-cap space. That's the ca...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  9. Saints upgrade with Curtis Lofton at MLB

    Pat Yasinskas

    The New Orleans Saints have taken some major hits the past few days with the penalties for their bounty program, and they are facing a very tight salary-cap situation. The team announced very late Saturday night it has signed Atlanta free-agent lineb...

    Blog | March 25, 2012
  10. Saints: Who's on the hot seat?

    Pat Yasinskas

    We'll continue our look at which NFC South players could be on the hot seat because of salary-cap casualties with the New Orleans Saints. At the moment, the Saints are under the cap, but that's only temporary. They're trying to re-sign quarterback...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  11. NFC South's $5 million club

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time to take a look at the NFC South players that are scheduled to have the highest 2012 salary-cap figures. Let's be clear, these numbers are not what the players will actually make in 2012. These numbers simply reflect what they'll count against...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  12. Mailbag: New Orleans Saints edition

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas The New Orleans Saints are next in our team-by-team mailbags. Tom in SC writes: In your mailbags and columns you have repeatedly mentioned that the Saints, since they are very limited by the salary cap this off ...

    Blog | February 16, 2009
  13. Salary-cap status: New Orleans Saints

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas The New Orleans Saints are next in our team-by-team series of updates on where each NFC South team stands as far as the salary cap. Keep in mind, these numbers are very much in flux at the moment as teams sign p...

    Blog | January 15, 2009