As the Baltimore Ravens look over the roster and envision the additions that will be made over the coming offseason, they also have to think about which players won’t be brought back. Most of those losses will be free agents who aren’t re-signed, but this list is filled with players who may be cut to save money.
Cap casualties are a necessary evil in the salary-cap age of the NFL, and these players represent the best compromise for the Ravens in terms of balancing cap savings and the relative value of the players. To help you gauge this tightrope act, each player is presented with his 2014 cap hit and the savings Baltimore would enjoy with a release.
Some of these decisions will be fairly clear, like the fate of punter Sam Koch. On the contrary, the front office will have some incredibly tough choices to make—none more difficult than what to do with Terrell Suggs.
One thing we know about the Ravens—just look at last offseason—is that they aren’t afraid to let fan favorites and long-time Ravens walk out the door.
**Note: All salary cap information is courtesy of OverTheCap.com**