- Aug 4, 2005
Exactly. Which means that the money at stake in any dispute with AB is frozen until the matter is resolved.The Pats will not exceed the cap, even inadvertently. They have highly paid people who's job it is to avoid that from happening.
The lost cap space is still a theoretical concern. There's a non-zero chance the lost space will be zero. But the lost cap space is not an unknown; it would have been no different than if AB torn an ACL last weekend.