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Bart Scott

Position: Linebacker

The New York Jets signed free agent LB Bart Scott to a 6 year 48 million dollar contract on February 27, 2009. The deal included 22 million in guarantees. Scott received a $3.5 million dollar signing bonus and will receive a 10 million dollar option bonus in 2010.

Prior to the start of the 2009 season, Scott renegotiated his contract to change his base salaries in 2009 and 2010 and restructure his option bonus due in 2010. The increase in salary reduced Scott's 2010 option bonus by 3 million dollars. Scott received 4 million dollars of the 2010 bonus in 2009 and converted the remaining 3 million dollars to a roster bonus due in 2010. and will earn base salaries of $7,500,000(2009), $3,600,000(2010), $4,900,000(2011), $5,600,000(2012), $6,900,000(2013), and $7,750,000(2014).

On July 29, 2011 Scott agreed to reduce his 2011 base salary to $3,900,000 in retrun for a full guarantee on his 2012 salary.New base salaries are $3,900,000(2011), $4,200,000(2012), $6,900,000(2013) and $7,750,000(2014)

Year Salary Cap Number Dead Money if Cut Cap Savings if Cut
2009$9,000,000$21,600,000($12,600,000)
2010$8,350,000$12,600,000($4,250,000)
2011$5,650,000$12,600,000($6,950,000)
2012$5,950,000$7,200,000($1,250,000)
2013$8.650,000$1,500,000$7,150,000
2014$8,000,000$0$8,000,000