We have seen many predictions on what free agents are going to what team over this lockout period. Truth is, it's all speculation. With the collective bargaining agreement yet to be signed, we still do not know the new rules free agents will have to abide by going forward.
One of the major factors that will determine the landscape of free agency will be this possible new version of the amnesty clause. Although not agreed on as of yet, there is little doubt that there will be some form of the clause present when the smoke finally clears. The latest version discussed would not only alleviate salary cap penalties, but would lessen the cap hit by 75 percent.
ESPN recently ran an article listing the cap ramifications if the most likely salary is released. Based on their numbers, there are five teams that will have over $20 million in free cap space.
Looking at those five teams, where will the spend their new found cap space? Let's explore...