Saints facing 2014 cap issues

The good news for the New Orleans Saints is they have all this year’s draft picks signed. The bad news is those signings have pushed their 2014 cap salary-cap commitment even higher.

The Saints now have $145.5 million committed toward a 2014 cap that’s likely to be only slightly more than $120 million. Only the Dallas Cowboys ($145.8 million have more committed toward the 2014 cap).

After this season, the Saints will be looking at another chapter in which they’ll have to trim cap room by restructuring contracts or releasing players. Let’s take a look at the 10 highest scheduled cap figures for 2014 for the Saints: