I have received a few emails and tweets today wondering what the cost of cutting rookie nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu following his early Sunday morning arrest by Pittsburgh police.
Ta'amu signed a four year, $2,565,312 contract after being drafted in the fourth round by the Steelers and that deal included a a $433,312 signing bonus.
The base salary for Ta'amu in 2012 is $390,000 and he has received 6 weeks of that. Cap wise in 2012 he counts $498,328, should he stick the whole season, which is his base salary plus is amortized signing bonus.
Should the Steelers release him next week, the Read more [...]