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Cincinnati Bengals salary cap

Postings regarding salary cap related information and general CBA postings.

Trey Hendrickson extension details and how it could impact cap space

The Bengals gave their star pass rusher a huge payday.

What other Bengals could/should be extended before the season begins?

Here are a few other Bengals players that could get extended before the 2023 NFL season begins.

Joe Burrow: “I’m confident we’ll be able to keep everybody”

Burrow hasn’t signed yet, but he seems pretty sure the Bengals will be able to keep all the weapons around him.

Justin Herbert contract is done; should speed up Joe Burrow deal with Bengals

Joe Burrow is now the top NFL QB with an imminent contract extension.

Bengals rank No. 1 in cap health for the second year in a row, per PFF

Times, they are a-changin’, though, at least according to Bob Dylan

Joe Burrow could wait to see what Justin Herbert gets before signing an extension with the Bengals


Bengals ‘currently’ have the least dead cap for the 2023 NFL season

Emphasis on the ‘currently’ as some big decisions could still be made.

Paul Dehner predicts Joe Mixon and the Bengals will restructure his contract

Mixon is currently scheduled to make eight figures in 2023.

Who is the most important player to extend other than Joe Burrow?

Higgins, Wilson, Reader...... oh my.

Could Joe Burrow’s contract extension be a percentage of the salary cap?

A never-before-seen concept.

The Bengals, Joe Mixon and the devaluation of the running back position

Will Joe Mixon be on the roster on Week 1?

Cap expert predicts Logan Wilson contract extension with Bengals

The Bengals linebacker is eligible for an extension this season along with Joe Burrow and Tee Higgins

Bengals have made their initial push to sign Joe Burrow, per report

The Bengals have their hands full this summer with contract negotiations.

2016 Salary Cap reportedly "at least $155 million"

The NFL's salary cap keeps jumping annually, and according to one reporter, the amount could be staggeringly high this year. Will it impact the landscape of free agency kicking off next month?

Bengals committed $594 million to player contracts

If you accumulated all of the Bengals' players contracts currently on file, the Bengals have committed the 11th-most money in the NFL at nearly $594 million.

Bengals updated salary cap status

Cincinnati's remaining cap space is between $17 million and $18 million, depending on which source you trust the most. We provide multiple sources to give an overall projection.

Fifth-year option numbers for Dre and Zeitler

If the Bengals decline to exercise the fifth-year option for cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick and offensive guard Kevin Zeitler before May 3, both players become free agents next year. If they exercise the option for both, it'll cost nearly $16 million

Bengals should restructure Leon Hall's contract

Bengals cornerback Leon Hall enters his final season under contract with a $9.6 million cap numbers (tied for second-highest on the team) and a base salary of $7.7 million (also second-highest). Maybe it's time for the Bengals to restructure.

Bengals 2015 free agents list

Now that we've reached the offseason, it's time to look at the team's roster. Here are the Bengals free agents in 2015. Should we keep anyone or everyone?

Dalton receives significant bonus if Bengals win

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton can earn a ton of money based on the team's postseason successes. If Cincinnati wins this weekend in Indianapolis, Dalton will receive a million bucks.

Even When Bengals Do Things Right, It Goes Wrong

Over the past few seasons, the Bengals have had a seemingly wise inward focus with contracts. The elation lasted only so long after disappointments have set in.

Jeremy Hill contract breakdown vs. Bengals RBs

Looking at the details of Jeremy Hill's contract with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Over $3 million in workout bonuses approaching

Bengals defensive linemen Carlos Dunlap and Geno Atkins will earn the most, each receiving a $300,000 workout bonus.

Bengals with $24.2 million under salary cap

The newsflash of the day: The Bengals have one of the league's biggest salary cap numbers.

Breaking down Vincent Rey's contract

The contract details are released and the breakdowns are finally known, including the cap hit for each season with Vincent Rey under contract.

Bengals have $26.851 million under the cap

But only about $12 million of that will be spent on unrestricted free agents and extensions on players entering the final year of their respective contracts.

Bengals elect not to apply franchise tag

The Bengals, as expected, didn't apply the franchise tag by Monday's deadline. Save for any last minute agreements, Anthony Collins and Michael Johnson will become unrestricted free agents on March 11.

Tender amounts for restricted free agents

The Cincinnati Bengals have three restricted free agents this year and we expect that the team will tender all three.

Rules Regarding Restricted Free Agents

With the sensational talk this offseason surrounding unrestricted free agents entering free agency, we'd like to take a moment to review rules regarding restricted free agents -- what exactly is a restricted free agent and the rules concerning them.

Official Franchise Tag and Transition Tag Numbers

With the NFL announcing the 2014 salary cap at $133 million, official franchise tag and transition tag numbers were released on Friday.

Salary cap could be set by Friday, probably Monday

As we approach the start of free agency next month, the league is getting ready to set the final 2014 salary cap number -- which is in the same neighborhood of figures that have been released recently.

NFL salary cap projection reaches $132 million

If the 2014 salary cap reaches $132 million, then the Bengals will have roughly $29 million of space to play with.

Bengals Estimated Rookie Pool for 2014 NFL draft

The Cincinnati Bengals will have to set aside roughly $4.5 million (and upwards to $5 million for undrafted free agents) for rookies that are acquired this summer.

Projected with over $22 million in cap space

The Cincinnati Bengals have one of the best salary cap situations in the NFL and may have over $22 million available under the cap in 2014.

Bengals' Top-Five Free Agent Priorities For 2014

Though we're jumping the gun a bit, we decided to look ahead at the 2014 free agency period. The Bengals have build a solid team, but face losing some key players next offseason when their contracts expire. Who are the most important to keep?

Cincinnati Bengals are $8.5 million under the cap

While fans are euphoric about the team's successes at the midway point, a reminder that the future actually looks even brighter.