Giants’ Nate Solder took a bigger pay lower than initially anticipated

The New York Giants and veteran offensive sort out Nate Solder agreed to a restructured contract final week, but it surely seems the deal was extra of a pay lower. And a considerable one at that.

Initially, it was reported that Solder’s restructured deal would lead to a wage discount of $4 million and a complete cap financial savings of $6 million. Nonetheless, when filed with the NFLPA this week, it grew to become proof that Solder’s deal really helped the Giants in a a lot greater method.

Dan Duggan of The Athletic broke the deal down, noting that Solder’s 2021 wage has been lower to $3 million totally assured with a cap cost of $9.5 million. In complete, that freed up $7 million in cap area for the Giants.

In 2022, Solder’s wage has additionally been lower to $3 million, none of which is assured. His $4 million roster bonus has additionally been eradicated and the general cap hit has dropped from a projected $18 million to only $7 million.

That’s an admirable determination by Solder. He seemingly may have left the Giants, ate up a bunch of useless cap and signed for a similar or extra elsewhere, however he opted to do the group a strong as a substitute.

A tip of the cap is deserved right here.

In the meantime, the Giants finalized a number of different contracts in latest days, together with that of fullback Cullen Gillaspia, who signed a one-year deal price $850,000 with no ensures.

In the meantime, vast receiver C.J. Board signed a one-year, $1.02 million extension with $50,000 in complete ensures.

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