Originally Posted by Wolf6151
This article leads me to believe that Matt Schaub will be back next season. According to the article if Schaub were cut at the end of this season then the Texans would owe him $3.5mil in 2014 and $10mil in 2015. I seriously doubt McNair wants to pay that kind of dead money. I think he should be gone but I think the contract prevents it unless McNair wants to pay out alot of dead money.
Dead money is not new money. It is accounting for money already paid which has not gone on the caps to date. So it is not an issue of additional money coming out of McNair's wallet.