How Nick Fairley Got Squeezed Under Saints Cap

As sure as the beautiful bloom of Spring occurs this time of year, Saints fans around the world continually marvel at Mickey Loomis's salary cap magic every March. So when Nick Fairley signed a one-year $3 Million"prove it" deal, coupled with a couple more mill in incentives, how in the world were the Saints able to fit his number in their salary cap, when they only had $300,000 to spend. It's called 'creative financing' and it's fascinating. Here's how GM Mickey Loomis made it happen....


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