Home

Ok so now what? (Penalty Cap Question)

This is a discussion on Ok so now what? (Penalty Cap Question) within the Madden NFL Last Gen forums.

Go Back   Operation Sports Forums > Football > Madden NFL Football > Madden NFL Last Gen
FIFA 21 Review
Tennis World Tour 2 Review
Doug Flutie's Maximum Football 2020 Review
Poll: Which next-gen console are you going to purchase? (Click to vote)
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-08-2012, 11:51 PM   #9
Banned
 
OVR: 0
Join Date: May 2012
Re: Ok so now what? (Penalty Cap Question)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Big FN Deal
I feel you OP so here is a trick that used to work back in the day in Madden franchise, so give it a try. Whenever the season is over, when the cap penalty kicks in, switch the Saints to CPU control, then the AI should straighten it out. I am trying to remember exactly when it is to do it but can't.

In franchise there used to be some point where if a User teams doesn't have the required players to continue and no money to sign anyone due to the cap penalty. Try it at that point and as a matter of fact, you don't have to "retire" control to do it, just switch "fill roster" to CPU control in the settings. Hopes this helps and let me know if it still works.
Thanks man I will..
Swaygodeus is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2012, 12:50 AM   #10
Banned
 
Big FN Deal's Arena
 
OVR: 33
Join Date: Aug 2011
Re: Ok so now what? (Penalty Cap Question)

Well OP you peaked my curiosity so I cut a bunch of players to accrue a large cap penalty and simmed to the next season.

First off, I just realized the minimum total active players each team has to carry in CCM is only 27. Also there seems to be a certain amount of money aside from the salary cap just for signing Rookies. Long story short, the AI never offered me the chance to let the CPU fill my roster. I even cut ALL the QBs from my team, just to see what would happen and the AI automatically signed me a QB for the game. Also, when I got to the draft with no money, aside from the Rookie side money or whatever, the AI just filled my roster "holes" with drafted players.

With only needing to carry 27 total players and the rookie money, a one year cap penalty doesn't seem to slow the CCM down at all. Not to mention, I think you can go in and renegotiate contracts with existing players to try to free up as much space as you can. So if someone has cut Drew Brees but you were able to sign him back, the only issue is the Saints won't really be viable in Free Agency or able to negotiate expiring contracts without making more room.

I hope that stuff makes sense, if not, I will try to clarify.
Big FN Deal is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2012, 01:15 AM   #11
MVP
 
OVR: 16
Join Date: Dec 2009
Re: Ok so now what? (Penalty Cap Question)

Big FN Deal making Big FN Deal's seem more manageable! Good job bro!!
__________________
Have an awesome day!!
at23steelers is offline  
Reply With Quote
Advertisements - Register to remove
Reply


« Previous Thread | Next Thread »

« Operation Sports Forums > Football > Madden NFL Football > Madden NFL Last Gen »


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:10 AM.

Top -