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    Cameron DaSilva
    4 hours ago
    The Los Angeles Rams aren’t exactly flush with cap space at the moment, sitting on just over $569K as of June 1. But on Tuesday, they’ll get some much-needed relief.

    Because the Rams designated Gurley as a post-June 1 release, they’re able to spread his dead cap charge over the next two years instead of taking all of it on in 2020. The drawback was that they didn’t get any relief when they cut Gurley back in March, but the money will come through on Tuesday.

    The Rams will gain $5.5 million this week from Gurley’s release, which will put them at more than $6 million in cap space. That will surely be used to sign their rookie draft class at some point, and possibly open the door for some free-agent help at linebacker. It’s unlikely the Rams will go out and sign anyone, but at least now they’ll have the ability to.

    When the Rams did cut Gurley, it cost them $20.15 million in dead money, which will be accounted for on the 2020 salary cap, as well as next year’s. It was a lot of money to take on, but it also rid the team of his sizable contract.

    So who we gonna sign ???

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    The money will likely go towards the signing of Jalen Ramsey.

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    • #3
      mde is probably right. Draft class is first, obviously. But after that, it makes sense to lock up Ramsey and use his 5th year as a means to spread out his guaranteed monies, thus lessening his cap impact in later years. I doubt we see any influx at LB



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