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2007 NFL Salary Cap Figures

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    For the sake of this installment, we have designated teams that are less than $5M under the cap in RED. These are teams that have little money to sign free agents and may need to make cuts or restructure salaries in order to sign all of their draft picks. Teams in BLACK, which are between $5M and $20M under the cap, are teams that look to be in pretty good shape in terms of adding more veterans and signing all of their rookies without having to take drastic measures. Teams in GREEN are teams that are well under the cap and should have plenty of room to sign free agents and rookies. Note that for the first time in years, almost every team in is very good cap shape.

    With the latest extension to the CBA, the 2007 salary cap is approximately $109 M, which represents a nice increase over last year's $102 M figure. (Note that the cap was "just" $85.5 M in 2005, the final season prior to the CBA's extension.)

    Keep in mind that these numbers remain tentative -- and are changing on a daily basis. These "unofficial" figures are approximate as of March 2 , 2007.


    Projected 2007 NFL Salary Cap Space for Each Team

    Rank | Team | $ Under the Cap

    1 San Francisco 49ers $37.11 M

    2 Cleveland Browns $32.3 M

    3 Minnesota Vikings $28.6855 M

    4 Buffalo Bills $27 M

    5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers $22.3083 M

    6 St. Louis Rams $22.105 M

    7 Green Bay Packers $21.7 M

    8 Arizona Cardinals $21.025 M

    9 Jacksonville Jaguars $20.13 M


    10 New Orleans Saints $20 M

    11 Dallas Cowboys $19 M

    12 New England Patriots $19 M

    13 Tennessee Titans $18.49 M

    14 NY Jets $16 M

    15 Seattle Seahawks $14.6985 M

    16 San Diego Chargers $12.2001 M

    17 Kansas City Chiefs $11.88 M

    18 Philadelphia Eagles $11.25 M

    19 Pittsburgh Steelers $10.9 M

    20 Chicago Bears $10.115 M

    21 Cincinnati Bengals $10 M

    22 NY Giants $9.412 M

    23 Miami Dolphins $9.3 M

    24 Carolina Panthers $8.62513 M

    25 Houston Texans $7.7 M

    26 Atlanta Falcons $6.81205 M

    27 Oakland Raiders $6.275 M

    28 Washington Redskins $6.235 M

    29 Indianapolis Colts $5.9 M

    30 Detroit Lions $5.5 M

    31 Baltimore Ravens $3.4 M

    32 Denver Broncos $2 M
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    denver is screwed
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    Yes they are. :lol:
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    Everyone in the AFC is sucking our sheet and behind us in talent and cap space.

    X-Mas Eve against Broncos should be interesting here in San Diego while the fans in Denver freeze their pre-flowers off. Sucks to be them.
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    Denver and Baltimore and Indy, all three major rivals for the AFC Championship are almost in the hole salary cap wise. that is good news. NE has more cap room then we do though.
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    Yeah, the Donkeys and Ravens are in bad shape, capwise. :icon_shrug:
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    With all the moves the Pats have done this off-season, I'm surprised they've got that much cap room.
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    I think these figures are from March 2- just as free-agency was beginning. That's what makes all the more surprising that Denver was able to spend so much. Dumping Plummer must have helped a lot.
    On a side note, who is Denver's back-up? Who will help tutor Cutler? It's not Van Pelt is it? I hope that's all they have.
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    Yes, they are the March 2nd figures, so a lot has changed, but I still thought they were worth posting with the draft coming up.
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    i thought it looked kinda funny with the niners leading the list after all the money they spent.

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