Will Barton earns guaranteed salary

Earlier this week there was a report that Will Barton's $915,243 salary for the upcoming season had been guaranteed since he was not waived by the July 25 deadline and he spoke about how thankful he was that he made it past that point. Well, on Thursday The Oregonian reported Barton's guarantee date was yesterday. It should be noted that some reports have his salary for 2014-15 guaranteed if he's not waived by today, Aug. 1. Either way, Barton now has financial security for the upcoming season.