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Bills rookie cap to increase

Posted by Chris Brown on April 25, 2017 – 8:57 am

With the Bills acquiring an additional fifth-round pick from New England after the Patriots signed restricted free agent Mike Gillislee, Buffalo’s rookie cap will now increase to accommodate the additional player salary the Bills will inherit via the draft. Here’s a look at just how much.

With some assistance from overthecap.com the Bills original rookie pool was approximately $6.33M. Now with the additional fifth-round pick from the Patriots, Buffalo’s rookie cap number will be about $6.86M, a tad more than a half million dollar increase.

Here are the approximations for rookie pool monies for each of Buffalo’s current picks.

Bills 2017 picks
Round 1 – 10th overall – $2.986M
Round 2 – 44th overall – $1.098M
Round 3 – 75th overall – $687K
Round 5 – 156th overall – $532K
Round 5 – 163rd overall – $530K
Round 5 – 171st overall – $524K
Round 6 – 195th overall – $503K


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