Michael Pierce takes pay cut, Ravens gain cap space

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Defensive tackle Michael Pierce has agreed to a change in the three-year deal he signed with the Ravens last year.

Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that Pierce has agreed to a pay cut as part of a restructured contract ahead of the start of the 2023 league year. The move will clear $2.668 million in cap space for Baltimore.

Pierce was set to make $4 million between his base salary and a workout bonus. His cap number was $5.905 million.

Pierce spent his first four NFL seasons with the Ravens, but spent a couple of years with the Vikings before returning in 2022. Pierce tore his biceps in Week Three and missed the rest of the season.

6 responses to “Michael Pierce takes pay cut, Ravens gain cap space

  1. how very team playerish of him..wonder if theres anyone else on that team that should be thinking like that….hmmmmm

  2. Good move by Ravens. The DL definitely took a step back when he got injured. Nice to see him coming back

  3. The Ravens should have cut him. He was a good back up to Big Baby clogging up the middle of the D-line. He is a back-up that got paid starter money after signing the big contract in Minnesota. He is lazy and always out of shape. He missed time last year initially after he did not report to all of OTAs and was not with the team at mandatory minicamp. He also missed most of the season except the first 3 games. The Ravens should have cut him or restructured his contract with 100% of his money earned through performance. 0 guaranteed money. Otherwise, see ya!

  4. Hard to trust him. He has been injured an awful lot in his career and always looks outta shape. Hope I’m wrong.

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