NFL salary cap continues climb, set at $177.2 million for 2018. Here’s what that means

The NFL’s salary cap is officially set at $177.2 million for the 2018 season, according to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo.
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It’s another big jump for the salary cap that was set at $167 million a year ago and has continued to jump significantly in recent years. The increase of over $10 million is the fifth consecutive climb of at least $10 million.

Limited Marwin Evans Jersey The same said of Ridley could be said of Christian Kirk. Kirk’s 4.47 40-yard dash time is good and fine, but he didn’t show much elsewhere in measurables. His 20 bench press reps is promising and shows he has great upper body strength, but he might be able to use some work on his explosiveness, just based on his vertical and broad jumps.

Washington State’s Tavares Martin has to be here. He wasn’t a highly touted prospect to begin with, but when you have a 40-yard dash time (4.80) consistent with that of a lineman (Brian O’Neill), that’s not good.

Here’s everything you need to know about the franchise tag.

There are three different types of franchise tags. Teams can use the exclusive, non-exclusive, or transition tag. The non-exclusive tag, which allows players to negotiate with other clubs even as their team holds the right to match, is the most common.

Important dates to know: Teams could start Dmitry Orlov Womens Jersey to apply these designations to players on Feb. 20 and had until March 6 at 4 p.m. ET to do so. Most players who are set to hit free agency when the new league year begins on March 14 are eligible for the tag. And if the player and team are going to work out a long-term deal, that has to happen no later than July 16. If not, the tagged player will play that season under the tag.

Which players got tagged this year? In total, six players got a tag. The Dolphins used theirs on Jarvis Landry, while the Lions tagged pass rusher Ezekiel Ansah and the Cowboys tagged Demarcus Lawrence. Rams safety Lamarcus Joyner was also given the tag before the deadline. For the second year in a row, the Steelers risked making Le’Veon Bell angry with the franchise tag.

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