Saints release G Nick Easton, save nearly $6M in cap
The Saints are staring at the largest salary cap deficit in the NFL, which means cost-cutting measures are undoubtedly coming.
Count Nick Easton as a cap casualty. New Orleans released the veteran guard on Friday, according to the league's official transaction wire. The move will save New Orleans $5.875 million in cap space and clear $6.5M in cash off the books as it attempts to dig itself out of a massive salary hole, per NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.
Easton appeared in 12 games in 2020, starting ni