Last updated on March 21, 2015 7:45 AM EDT
|Roster Bonus||Workout Bonus||Total Cap Figure||Cash Received||Remaining Guaranteed Money||Cap Hit if Cut||Cap Savings if Cut or Traded||Comments|
|2015||$116,471||$32,500||$50,000||$6,240||$205,211||$205,211||$65,000||$205,211||Cadet's $50,000 roster bonus is tied to being on the 53-man roster once during the 2015 season|
On March 17, 2015 the New England Patriots signed Travaris Cadet.
March 21, 2015 update On March 19th ESPNBoston.Com's Mike Reiss reported that "Taking a closer look at the contract signed by Travaris Cadet, who will compete for a role as the New England Patriots' pass-catching running back:
Term: Two years
Total value: $1.715 million
Signing bonus: $65,000
2015 base salary: $660,000
2015 roster bonus: $50,000 (if on roster for first game)
2015 cap charge: $742,500
2016 base salary: $760,000
2016 roster bonus-1: $80,000 (if on roster fifth day of league year)
2016 roster bonus-2: $100,000 ($6,250 per game)
2016 cap charge: $966,250
"This is a modest deal that reflects Cadet as a player who is still looking to prove himself in the NFL. If Cadet does emerge, the Patriots will like the idea that there is a second year to the deal, when Cadet would otherwise be eligible for unrestricted free agency. In exchange for that, Cadet received bonus money he likely wouldn't have as part of a one-year deal. That is part of the trade-off/compromise that is often seen in deals like this."
My NOTES: Am pretty sure that Cadet's 2015 roster bonus is tied to making the 53-man roster once while on this contract. That is, if he could be placed on PUP or IR-Designated to Return at the start of the season and make the 53-man roster later and still get the $50,000 roster bonus.
On September 29th the Patriots released Travaris Cadet. His 2016 dead money equals $32,500.
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