Patriots | Salary cap ramifications of Aaron Hernandez release
Wed, 26 Jun 2013 08:05:33 -0700
The New England Patriots will carry a $2.5 million salary cap penalty for 2013 after the release of TE Aaron Hernandez. His $1.323 base salary was guaranteed, and his cap number is $4.073 million for 2013. He had a $12.5 million signing bonus prorated over five years, and the team could attempt to retrieve the portion they paid. The Patriots will have an $8.637 million salary cap hit for 2014.
Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Mike Florio