In the world of sports, no other sport is more affected by the salary cap than perhaps the NFL, and the Baltimore Ravens are sitting pretty after terminating the contract of Vonta Leach.
The Ravens are now $6.049 million under the max salary cap of $123 million and have a wide array of options to use the cap space.
It should be noted that the $6.049 million number will come down once they agree to terms with their first round draft selection Matt Elam. The first year number for Elam will be $1.23 million which will leave $4.819 million to spend.
So what will the Ravens do with the excess funds? The first and most obvious option would be to bring in a veteran wide receiver to help fill the void left by the trade of Anquan Boldin. There are not many free agent wide receivers out there, but a trade is always a possibility with the guru Ozzie Newsome at the helm.Read more... Join the Conversation...