Kevin Byard's contract is being renegotiated by the Titans. His base salary has been converted into a signing bonus of $10.965 million, creating an additional $8.772 million in cap space.
Kevin Byard, 28, was selected by the Titans in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He was entering the final year of a four-year, $3,237,060 rookie contract.
Kevin Byard signed a five-year, $70.5 million extension in 2019 and will earn a base salary of $2.025 million in 2019.
In terms of Over The Cap, Tennessee was approximately $3.3 million over the salary cap, so this restructuring puts them back in the black.
During his time with the Tennessee Titans in 2021, Kevin Byard (football free safety) recorded 88 tackles.
Since entering the league as a third-round pick in 2016, Yard has not missed a game. In his career, he has 57 passes defended and 23 interceptions.
Having restructured his contract after the Titans signed Jadeveon Clowney in September 2020, Byard is no stranger to contract restructuring.