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2017 NFL franchise tag amounts announced

Posted by Chris Brown on March 1, 2017 – 5:58 pm

The NFL has released the official franchise tag amounts by position after determine the 2017 salary cap will be set at $167 million. Here are the figures. 

Quarterback: $21.268m 

Running back: $12.120m 

Receiver: $15.682m 

Tight end: $9.780m 

Offensive line : $14.271m 

Defensive end: $16.934m 

Defensive tackle: $13.387m 

Linebacker: $14.550m 

Cornerback: $14.212 

Safety: $10.896m 

Kicker/punter: $4.835m 


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Report: 2016 salary cap set at just over $155M

Posted by Chris Brown on February 26, 2016 – 6:54 pm

The NFL and NFLPA have reportedly set the official salary cap amount for the 2016 league year.

First reported by USA Today NFL reporter Tom Pellisero, the cap has been set at just over $155M

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>The NFL and NFLPA have finalized a 2016 salary cap of a $155.27 million per team, per sources.</p>&mdash; Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) <a href=”https://twitter.com/TomPelissero/status/703360940394344449″>February 26, 2016</a></blockquote>
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That’s more than $10M more than last year’s cap of $143.28M.

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Bills adjusted cap higher than NFL figure

Posted by Chris Brown on March 2, 2015 – 2:01 pm

The 2015 NFL salary cap is confirmed at $143.28 million. Under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, each club has the option to carry over unused cap space from the prior League Year. The Bills have chosen to do so.

Below is Buffalo’s adjusted salary cap position given their carryover amount and other adjustments from the 2014 season, which is about $2.5M higher than the league figure.

Team        Carryover              Adjustments         2015 Salary Cap     2015 Adjusted Cap

Buffalo       $2.647M                    ($145,977)                 $143.28M                    $145.78M

 


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Salary cap set for 2015

Posted by Chris Brown on March 2, 2015 – 1:34 pm

The NFL has officially set the salary cap for the 2015 calendar year and for the second year in a row the figure has jumped $10 million.

This year’s salary cap was set at $143.28 million, more than five million above the initial projection of $138 million a few months ago.

The teams with the most cap room this offseason are Jacksonville ($68.2M), Oakland ($55.4M) and Cleveland (53.7M) according to OverTheCap.com.

The Bills rank 11th in cap space at just over $31 million.


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Report: Five percent jump in salary cap

Posted by Chris Brown on February 20, 2014 – 9:53 am

It was far from a lock, but the NFL will reportedly raise the salary cap ceiling to $130 million for the 2014 league year.

That according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter as the cap will increase from the $123M figure of 2013 giving teams $7M more in cap space.

Prior to the reported increase the Bills have been estimated by various salary cap sites to be almost $19M under the cap. This additional room should put Buffalo at better than $25M under the cap.


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