Originally Posted by paycheck71
That option should be in the list of available transactions. Moves $7MM of the cap hit from 2014 to 2015. So, now you'd have $39MM next year.
This kind of thinking is what got us in cap trouble in the first place. Take the entire hit in 2014 so the cap space is available to reup Watt in 2015. You have to plan ahead. The alternative is to sign Watt before deadline and shift most of his salary in 2015 to bonus money.