After Allen, how much cap space is left?

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    Or Mosely if he trades the pick. I still like Donald a lot at #14 because we don't know just how much Ratliff can still do, Collins is on another one year deal and still rehabbing and Paea is in his contract year. Although signing Allen give them the option to play Houston inside.
     
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    I still think the bears should go DT with the 14th pick, can be groomed until some of the older vets are gone and can step right in and take over, then can get a S and CB in the following rds after.

    The D-line is most important, we get that together we can get the BPA at S and CB in the 2nd and 3rd rd..
     
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    sportac will tell...surely well make a few vet min
    Unfortunately, Bearstuff ur mistaken, Cutler's restructure is in
     
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    so Cutler's restructured deal took his cap hit this year from $18.5mm to $18.5mm??? I don't think it's in there, but even if it was, we should be done in FA.
     
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    but it is, previous hit was 22,5
     
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    That's pretty much the way I view it too Akuma. An elite pass rusher would always trump a CB or a Safety on my team unless you were talking about the elite of the elite and these guys don't rate that high. If Donald was 2" taller and 10lbs heavier he'd be a top ten pick for certain. His size may create enough doubt to drop him down into the teens but if we pass on him he won't last long after that.

    Plus there are S and CBs in rounds two and three who can come in and play in a pinch. CBs can start right away but we already have our starters so we don't want to spend a 1st on a guy to sit on the bench or play STeams. Safety takes a bit to learn, as we're finding out, so again expecting a 1st rounder to start may be a reach. We don't rotate DBs like we do DLinemen so based on that much a DT is still the #1 choice.
     
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    Doesnt matter the cap will be going up almost 10 million going into next season:3_8_11v[1]:
     
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    Actually $4 mil since $1 mil of that 5 year amortization still counts in 2014. If they had $10.4 mil BEFORE the restructure that's very good news. I'm thinking Allen's 2014 cap hit isn't much more than that $4 mil. I still haven't seen the numbers that would tell us though. We'll probably know that later today or tomorrow. So yeah, we still have room to upgrade some spots if the right guys come along.
     
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