Contract details on Zach Strief, Erik Lorig

March, 19, 2014
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Below are the details on the New Orleans’ Saints new contracts with offensive tackle Zach Strief (five years, $20 million) and fullback Erik Lorig (four years, $4.8 million), according to ESPN Stats & Information.

Both deals are salary-cap friendly in the first two years, but neither is heavily back loaded. Strief is guaranteed $8.4 million during the first two years. After that the team will have to make a decision if he’s worth a combined $3.5 million in salary and bonuses in 2016 – which he will be if he continues to play at his current level.

Strief
STRIEF:
Signing bonus: $5.5 million.
2014: Base salary $900,000. Salary-cap cost $2 million.
2015: Base salary $2 million, workout bonus $100,000. Salary-cap cost $3.2 million.
2016: Base salary $1 million, roster bonuses $2.4 million, workout bonus $100,000. Salary-cap cost $4.6 million.
2017: Base salary $1 million, roster bonuses $2.9 million, workout bonus $100,000. Salary-cap cost $5.1 million.
2018: Base salary $1 million, roster bonuses $2.9 million, workout bonus $100,000. Salary-cap cost $5.1 million.

Lorig
LORIG:
Signing bonus: $1 million.
2014: Base salary $750,000, workout bonus $50,000. Salary-cap cost $1.05 million.
2015: Base salary $750,000, workout bonus $50,000. Salary-cap cost $1.05 million.
2016: Base salary $900,000, roster bonus $100,000, workout bonus $50,000. Salary-cap cost $1.3 million.
2017: Base salary $950,000, roster bonus $150,000, workout bonus $50,000. Salary-cap cost $1.4 million.

Mike Triplett

ESPN New Orleans Saints reporter

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