Originally posted on NFL Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 2/27/13
According to Ian Rapoport, the Cowboys are looking to restructure the contracts of LB DeMarcus Ware and TE Jason Witten, among others, if they’re unable to get a new deal done with QB Tony Romo. Rapoport adds that the Cowboys are currently $20 million over the cap, so they would be forced to free up a lot of money in the next few weeks. Besides Ware and Witten, Rapoport lists: OT Doug Free, CB Brandon Carr, DT Jason Hatcher, G Nate Livings, QB Kyle Orton, DB Orlando Scandrick and WR Miles Austin as others who could be asked to rework their current contracts. Typically, these moves involved reducing their current salaries to the league minimum and converting the remaining cash into a signing bonus that’s paid out over the duration of the contract. This is a great tactic for the time being, but has the ability to complicate their situations in the coming years. The post Cowboys May Have To Restructure The Contracts Of LB DeMarcus Ware & TE Jason Witten appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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