Salary cap recap 08.10.18: Offseason workout bonuses lower Patriots cap space number by close to $500,000

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(Adam Richins/Boston Sports Journal)

Measuring some of the moves the Patriots made in the last day or so and their impact on the salary cap:

1. On Friday, we figured the Patriots lost $498,585 in cap space because of the offseason workout bonuses earned by their players. What happened?