The Saints released defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley, the team announced on Tuesday, after Bunkley failed a physical. Bunkley took a $3.15 million pay cut this offseason to help the Saints get under the salary cap.
Similar to last season, defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley has agreed to take a pay cut to stay with the Saints next season, reports Mike Triplett of ESPN on Friday. Terms of his restructured contract were not made public. Bunkley, 31, had his 2014 season cut short due to a quadriceps injury. He finished the year with 17 tackles. He has gone two seasons with a sack.
The Saints announced Thursday they placed starting defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley on injured reserve due to a quadriceps injury. Bunkley was injured during Monday's game vs. Baltimore.
The Saints believe defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley suffered a torn quad Monday against the Ravens, a source told NFL.com. He will undergo an MRI on Tuesday, but it appears his season could be over. Bunkley was injured in the first quarter Monday. He has started every game this season, while totaling 17 tackles (eight solo) and zero sacks in 11 games.
Saints nose tackle Brodrick Bunkley left the game against the Ravens in the first quarter with a leg injury. The Saints called him questionable to return.