While NFL franchise continue to trim, poke, prod, restructure, and re-sign their roster during the short waiver period leading up to March 11th free agency season, we’ll revisit a look at the Top 20 NFL Cap Increases from 2013 to 2014. These are generally players who signed a maximum contract prior to the 2013 season, with minimal salary and cap in the first year, that comes full circle in year two or three by way of roster/option bonuses, or just a general spike in salary.
- Five of the twenty players listed are quarterbacks shouldn’t surprise you, but having four wide receivers on this list might.
- Mike Wallace’s $17.25M figure is 11.42% of the Dolphins current salary cap.
- Carl Nicks has played only 9 games in the past two seasons in TB.
- Charles Johnson + Greg Hardy hold a combined $29.5M, or 21.25% of the Panthers cap.
Top Cap Increases
|Player||Pos||Team||2013 Cap||2014 Cap||$ Chg||% Chg|