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#1 nctarheel0619

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 04:20 PM

Yes, owners were told on Wednesday to expect the 2014 salary cap to climb from $123 million to $126.3 million.

The real expectation is that the expected number will be even higher.

Per a league source, the final number could be more than $127.5 million per team. That would be a 3.65-percent increase over last year.

Last year, the league initially expected the salary cap to inch up from $120.6 million to $121 million. We were told (by the same source) that it would actually be more than $122 million.

The final numbers are announced not long before the start of the new league year in March, at which time every team must be in compliance with the spending maximum.

http://profootballta...-127-5-million/

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 04:23 PM

so whats this mean for us

 

 



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Posted 12 December 2013 - 04:25 PM

Well that should be enough to cover for Stewart and Williams, now what to do about the rest of the team.



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Posted 12 December 2013 - 04:29 PM

Well that should be enough to cover for Stewart and Williams, now what to do about the rest of the team.

 

Yep, just gives us a little more wiggle room with our bad contracts.  Unfortunately, everyone who was in a better cap situation than us is still in a better cap situation than us because they get the extra money too.



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Posted 12 December 2013 - 04:30 PM

fans of teams that are in cap hell (that's us) are a little bit happier.



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Posted 12 December 2013 - 04:34 PM

Imo, the cap should at least rise 10 million with these absurd QB contracts.

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 04:44 PM

Hardy's gettin Paaaiiiiiidddddddd!



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Posted 12 December 2013 - 04:56 PM

We should be granted an additional $20 million buffer to account for the fact that our last gm didn't know how much everybody should be paid

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 05:01 PM

Imo, the cap should at least rise 10 million with these absurd QB contracts.

 

Tough to name a franchise QB that isn't doing pretty good in the win column too.

 

Agents just whip GMs in contract negotiations.  The beating got so intense and lopsided for rookie contracts that the NFL finally instituted a rookie wage scale.  Will QB contracts eventually force the NFL to institute a max contract like the NBA has?



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Posted 12 December 2013 - 05:13 PM

We should be granted an additional $20 million buffer to account for the fact that our last gm didn't know how much everybody should be paid

The fuging Hurney clause.

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 05:19 PM

Imo, the cap should at least rise 10 million with these absurd QB contracts.

 

I'm pretty sure you were being sarcastic so this comment isn't directed at you. But for those that don't know, the cap is based on a % of revenue coming into the league. So the design is such that players get a bigger payday as the league has more money coming in. What teams spend on players has no impact on the where the league sets the salary cap.



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Posted 12 December 2013 - 05:44 PM

This might be irrelevant, but does that grant us 'more' compensation picks? Cause of the players we cut?



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Posted 12 December 2013 - 05:46 PM

Good news for all NFL teams.



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Posted 12 December 2013 - 05:59 PM

I hope with this new estimate we can 

1) Resign Hardy     (maybe 8mil/yr)

2) Sign a decent RT (maybe 3mil/yr)

3) Sign a decent CB (maybe 3mil/yr)



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Posted 12 December 2013 - 06:01 PM

The fuging Hurney clause.


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