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Team-by-team salary cap numbers, if there were a salary cap

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by CoronaDoug, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. CoronaDoug

    CoronaDoug Well-Known Member

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    Team-by-team salary cap numbers, if there were a salary cap

    Posted by Mike Florio on September 19, 2010 10:43 AM ET
    On Saturday, we mentioned that three teams have committed less than $90 million to player compensation in the uncapped year. Two teams have blown the curve.

    Many of you have asked for more information about the expenditures of your favorite teams.

    So we've got the full list.

    And though we don't want to pick on the Chargers any more than we already have, they're in the bottom 25 percent in spending -- even though they've chosen not to spend on left tackle Marcus McNeill and receiver Vincent Jackson.

    Redskins: $178.2 million.

    Cowboys: $166.5 million.

    Saints: $145.0 million.

    Vikings: $143.4 million.

    Seahawks: $138.8 million.

    Jets: $135.7 million.

    Packers: $135.3 million.

    Raiders: $135.2 million.

    Colts: $133.1 million.

    Bears: $131.9 million.

    Eagles: $131.0 million.

    Patriots: $128.8 million.

    Giants: $128.6 million.

    49ers: $125.9 million.

    Dolphins: $123.8 million.

    Texans: $123.1 million.

    Lions: $122.9 million.

    Steelers: $122.9 million.

    Browns: $122.8 million.

    Ravens: $122.3 million.

    Falcons: $118.5 million.

    Titans: $118.0 million.

    Panthers: $110.9 million.

    Rams: $109.1 million.

    Chargers: $108.0 million.

    Bills: $105.3 million.

    Broncos: $102.9 million.

    Bengals: $100.8 million.

    Cardinals: $97.8 million.

    Jaguars: $89.5 million.

    Chiefs: $84.5 million.

    Buccaneers: $80.8 million.

    Team-by-team salary cap numbers, if there were a salary cap | ProFootballTalk.com
     
  2. Trumpet_Man

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    This article just adds to my theory that an intentional tank is happening. :icon_eek:
     
  3. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    Let me qualify that....

    A) The best player on our team is an MVP caliber QB, so we always have a shot to win.
    B) AJ Smith is the best in the NFL at evaluating young (cheap) talent.
    C) We are still pretty darn solid at 20 of the 22 positions, the exception for me being SS and OT.

    So it may be a pretty wise business decision not to go splurge on big name free agents and two RFAs that want more than they are worth. Espescially if we can win without them.
     
  4. CoronaDoug

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    The teams that stick out are..
    Bengals: $100.8 million.

    Cardinals: $97.8 million.

    The Cardinals have always been cheap. The Bidwells drove this team out of St Louis because they were so cheap. Nobody wanted to go see this team or even watch them on TV.

    The Bengals have been notorious for signing older vet players or players with issues for cheap.
     
  5. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    To be fair Warner just retired, their LT Gandy wasn't re-signed because he's washed up, they just cut Leinart, and the Boldin bridge burned when they gave Fitz the 10 mil a year deal, which kills easily about 20-25 mil off that number you see. Plus the fact that you can't attract any big name FAs to play for the freakin Cardinals.

    On the other hand, they were foolish not to keep Dansby.
     
  6. DenverBolt67

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    Since this article was published on Sept 19, I think it is safe to say that the numbers shown are accounting for those loses. So I would guess that $97.8 mil is after accounting for all those payroll reductions you pointed out.
     
  7. TheLash

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    Raiders: $135.2 million.
    man Sweatsuit Al loves to write checks.
     
  8. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    Thats what I was saying. With those guys that number would be much higher, but its a team in complete transition.
     
  9. DenverBolt67

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    When you have top 10 picks for like 7-8 years straight, it gets pretty **** expensive. On top of that, they are playing their CB (Don't know how to spell it) about $15 mil a year, they franchised Seymore which means they are paying him around $12 mil
     
  10. DenverBolt67

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    My bad, I misunderstood
     

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