NFL salary cap

Sean Spence Contract Details & Salary Cap Charges

This past week the Pittsburgh Steelers signed linebacker Sean Spence to a one-year contract and as expected, the team’s former third-round draft pick received a minimum salary based on his accrued years in the league. According to the NFLPA report, Spence signed a one-year, $775,000 contract with the Steelers. Additionally, it’s…


Steelers Salary Cap Implications From Marcus Gilbert Suspension

Earlier this week, Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert was suspended for four games for violating the leagues PED usage policy and because of that, the seven-year veteran will lose some money and the team will gain some salary cap space not only this year, but in 2018 and 2019 as…


Report: 2017 NFL Salary Cap Set To Be $167 Million

We will find out very soon what the official NFL salary cap number for the 2017 league year will be but as the scouting combine gets underway in Indianapolis this week, it appears the amount is now leaking. According to Judy Battista of the NFL Network, the 2017 NFL salary cap will…


Steelers Navigating Offseason So Far Without Contract Restructures

A month ago, I would have bet you a lot of money that the Pittsburgh Steelers would have restructured the contract of at least one player prior to April. However, so far, no such transaction has taken place. In fact, now that center Maurkice Pouncey and defensive end Cameron Heyward…


Report: 2016 Salary Cap To Be Set At $155.27 Million

While it has yet to be announced by the NFL or the NFLPA, a Friday evening report by Tom Pelissero of USA Today indicates that the 2016 salary cap has been finalized at $155.27 million per team. Should the report wind up being correct, it would be almost a $12…




Media Estimates For 2016 NFL Salary Cap Continue To Rise

While we are still a few weeks away from the league determining the official salary cap number for the 2016 season, media estimates continue to have the final figure creeping ever so higher. On Monday, Rand Getlin of the NFL Network reported on Twitter that he’s now been told that…


NFL Salary Cap 101: Contract Restructures

With the start of the 2016 league year now just a little more than three weeks away, we’re likely to see the Pittsburgh Steelers restructure a few contracts in the very near future in order to clear some salary cap space. With us knowing that at least one restructure will…



Steelers 2015 Salary Cap Update As Of April 1

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t likely to make many more significant free agent signings prior to the 2015 NFL Draft so now is a perfect time to update the team’s salary cap situation now that the calendar has flipped over to April. Currently, the team has 69 players under contract after…