Originally Posted by sec.101row23
You do realize dead money doesnt equal cash expenditures? Much of the dead money that the Jets will incur by cutting the obvious players is the remaining prorated portion of a bonus that was given in the past, that now must be accounted for.
Yes, I understand that dead money is not NEW money, but money already paid and "lost" because you no longer have the services of that player. It is the new player that comes in to replace the cut player that usually costs new money in the form of a signing bonus.