The date June 1 is a popular date around the NFL. However, it's actually June 2 when you can release players and put a portion of their salary cap number on next year's cap. Teams often make it known before hand but the moves become official after the close of business on June 1.
May 24, 2005
Saturday's exhibition game against the New Orleans Saints represents the final chance for several prospects to make an impression on the 49ers before Tuesday's deadline to cut NFL rosters to 65 active players. The Niners will be taking a hard look at those roster hopefuls while also trying to get some of their established players some action to stay sharp and, in some cases, shake of the rust.
August 22, 2003