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?
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.
Salary Cap And CBA
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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 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.
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.
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.
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?
With so much cap space this year and the pressing need to start putting together contract extensions next year, the Bengals are giving themselves a little breathing room by rolling over $10 million in cap space to 2014.
With the salary cap set at $123 million for 2013, many teams expected a larger increase and were caught off guard. Mike Brown and the Bengals, however, are swimming in cap space, giving them a significant advantage for retaining their elite players.
The Bengals have a huge (pardon the pun) decision to make at the right tackle position this year. It's believed that they are attempting to lock down Andre Smith long-term, but is that truly the best route for the Bengals going forward?
The offseason is here and there are offseasony things that the Cincinnati Bengals will apply and that fans should be experts regarding. This week, restricted free agents from a more technical perspective.