Eagles can carry over up to $23 million in cap space
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Feb 7, 2013
There’s no good reason to not carry over cap space, unless a team simply doesn’t want to spend the money. Of course, having the extra cap space and using it are two different things. The Eagles may inflate their base cap number by up to $23 million in 2013. For example, the Eagles will be able to bump the cap from $121 million to $144 million. Under the current labor deal, teams may carryover over any, some, all, or none of their cap surplus. Thus, fans should pay close attention to whether their favorite team is willing to spend its money on players, before the fans decide whether they’re willing to spend theirs on tickets, hats, and jerseys.
Last year, teams had until February 28 to decide whether to carry over unused salary cap space. This year, the deadline came two months early. Per a source with knowledge of the schedule, teams had until December 29 to decide whether to shift remaining…