The Saints have two players who have earned salary bumps through the proven player escalator.
Offensive tackle Terron Armstead and defensive tackle John Jenkins will both receive salaries of $1.69 million in 2016, according to a source.
Armstead was previously slated to make $705,000. Jenkins’ salary was listed at $700,000.
The proven player escalator is clause built into the collective bargaining agreement that guarantees players selected in third through seventh rounds of the draft raises based off playing time. Any player selected in those rounds who plays an average of 35 percent of the snaps over a three-year period or 35 percent of the snaps during two individual seasons earns the escalator during the fourth season of his rookie deal.
Cornerback Corey White and defensive lineman Akiem Hicks earned the incentive for the Saints last season. White was let go shortly after earning the raise.