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Brees counted for $36.15 million ($25 million base + $5.75 million signing bonus + $5.4 million restructure bonus). If Brees retires the Saints can then hold him on the roster until June 1 and then place him on the retired list on June 2nd, allowing them to split his $22.65 million in dead money across two years- $11.15 million in 2021 and $11.5 million in 2022.