NFL: 2012 Salary Cap Set, Franchise Tag Amounts Revealed

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General view of the NFL logo. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-US PRESSWIRE

The 2012 NFL salary cap in now known — the number has been set at $120.6 million — which was right where most teams expected it to be considering last years $120.3 million dollar cap number.

Here is the estimated cap space for all 32 NFL teams:

  • Bengals: $49.9 million under
  • Broncos: $44.7 million under.
  • Buccaneers: $42.7 million under.
  • Jaguars: $40.6 million under.
  • Chiefs: $32.5 million under.
  • Redskins: $31.1 million under.
  • Bills: $30.8 million under.
  • Seahawks: $29.8 million under.
  • Titans: $28.1 million under.
  • Bears: $22.6 million under.
  • 49ers: $21.8 million under.
  • Browns: $17.4 million under.
  • Patriots: $16.2 million under.
  • Chargers: $14.9 million under.
  • Ravens: $14.45 million under.
  • Dolphins: $11.8 million under.
  • Colts: $11.6 million under.
  • Steelers: $10.5 million under.
  • Eagles: $9.6 million under.
  • Vikings: $7.9 million under.
  • Jets: $7.1 million under.
  • Falcons: $5.8 million under.
  • Packers: $5.4 million under.
  • Saints: $5.2 million under.
  • Cowboys: $4.7 million under.
  • Rams: $1.2 million under.
  • Giants: $3.8 million over.
  • Texans: $4.7 million over.
  • Panthers: $5.3 million over.
  • Raiders: $7.4 million over.
  • Lions: $11.5 million over.
  • Cardinals: $16.4 million over.

Even thought the Saints are listed as $5.2 million under the cap, the reality is they are closer to $8 million under after re-structuring the deals of guard Jahri Evans and defensive end Will Smith.

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  • larryjames836

    Somebody tell me what is Drew Brees waiting on a long-term contract they done put the franchise tag on him now give him the long term contract because he want assurance so Mickey Loomis do what you got to do because we have a Super Bowl to win. If you don’t have a quarterback that can get the job done what other opinion do you have you are in to deep to turn around now it’s almost game time we have loss enough key players already so let’s play ball.