Will the New York Giants Cut Corey Webster?

February 9, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It was certainly a busy week for the New York Giants as Michael Boley, Ahmad Bradshaw and Chris Canty were cut by the team over the course of two days. The biggest question for Giants fans now is will Corey Webster be the next salary cap casualty?
Based on the economics of the situation he certainly seems like a player worth cutting. Webster has a base salary of $7 million in 2013 and his cap hit, according to spotrac, is a hefty $9.84 million.
The NFL salary cap can be confusing and deceptive when it comes to determining how much a team will save toward the cap after they cut a player. It appears, however, that the Giants would save $7.25 million if they cut Webster, based on the details of his 2008 contract extension and 2009 contract restructuring.
This is more than they saved with any of the cuts they made this past week. Of course, New York could always restructure Webster's contract again. Based, though, on his 2012 performance and future prospects it's hard to bel...

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