• Report: Salary cap is $123 million

    Summary of 10 articles · Updated Mar 1, 2013
    The NFL announced the 2013 salary cap limit will be set at $123 million, a $2.4 million increase from the 2012 cap of $120.6. We're Black and Blue All Over:Good morning and Happy March! As you might have heard Thursday evening, the NFL's 2013 salary cap number the total each team can spend for the year will be $123 million. ET:  Chris Mortensen of ESPN puts the number at $123.9 million.  And the number, according to Ian Rapoport and Albert Breer of NFL Network, is $123 million. Every team must be in compliance with the 2013 salary cap by 4:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 12.  The Chiefs? top 51 salaries, including Smith, total $121,474,975 and they have paid $8,084,145 in dead money, which includes salary cap figures for players who were either released last year or voided the 2013 season from their contract. One of the main areas of contention during that labor dispute was how to divide the more than $9 billion in annual league revenues, a figure that will keep rising, particularly once the NFL's new television contracts kick in for the 2014 season.
    • Salary cap has an asterisk, or two

      Yes, the team-by-team unadjusted spending limit for 2013 will be $123 million. But that number contains a few important caveats. First, each team will have to have enough cap space to sign its rookies.  That number, per a source with knowledge of the ca…
    • Chiefs will have salary cap flexibility in 2013

      Even after quarterback Alex Smith (pictured) is added to the roster when the NFL league year begins March 12, the Chiefs will have about $7.5 million in salary cap space, according to figures provided to The Star. The Chiefs have salary cap commitments …
    • Salary cap sits at $123 million precisely

      There has been some confusion regarding the actual salary cap for 2012.  We’ve confirmed via two sources that the team-by-team spending limit is and will be $123 million. In addition to the $3.936 billion in total spending allotment in 2013, another $2
    • Patriots and the cap

      Patriots have about $25 million in cap space, which should be in the top 10 in the league.
      Source: boston.com
    • Sources: NFL salary cap to increase to $123.9M

      The NFL salary cap for the 2013 season will rise to $123 million from $120.6 million in 2012, an NFL Players Association official familiar with negotiations over the figure told The Associated Press on Thursday.
      Source: ESPN.com

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