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2014 salary cap officially $133M

Posted by Chris Brown on February 28, 2014 – 7:00 pm

It went up a lot more than most we’re anticipating, but the league’s salary cap went up $10M from last year to $133M.

Each team may, at its own discretion, carry over unused salary cap room from the prior League Year. Most Clubs elected to carry over Salary Cap room from 2013 to 2014. The average carry over for those teams that elected to do so was $6.1 million per Club. Thus, those Clubs have an average of $139.1 million to spend on player salaries in 2014.

How is the Salary Cap calculated?
The Salary Cap is calculated by taking a percentage of all projected NFL revenues, subtracting projected benefits for the upcoming season, and dividing by 32 teams.


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