2014 NFL Team Spending Previews

2014 NFL Team Spending Previews
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2014 NFL Team Spending Previews

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As rosters begin to tighten up so do both the salary cap and cash payrolls within NFL organizations. We'll take a quick look at how each team look in terms of their average 2014 cap hit, their total cash spending for 2014, and the player who ranks highest in both cases.

Notable Points
  • With his $22.4M cap figure, Lions DT Ndamukong Suh holds the highest cap hit in the NFL
  • The Miami Dolphins have the highest average cap hit at $1.68M per player.
  • The New York Jets have the lowest average cap hit at $1.27M per player.
  • With his $7.5M cap figure, 49ers OT Anthony Davis is the lowest of the top cap hits per team.
  • Bears' quarterback Jay Cutler is set to earn the most cash in 2014 at $22.5 million.
  • The Baltimore Ravens have the highest 2014 cash payroll at $161.5M.
  • The New York Jets have the lowest 2014 cash payroll at $112M.
Team Cap & Cash Rankings
Team Avg. Cap Hit Highest 2014 Cap Cash Payroll MOST 2014 Cash
ARI $1,471,053 Carson Palmer, QB, $12,000,000 $144,332,364 Patrick Peterson, CB $16,249,114
ATL $1,484,058 Matt Ryan, QB, $17,500,000 $160,478,297 Matt Ryan, QB $21,500,000
BAL $1,562,499 Haloti Ngata, DT, $16,000,000 $161,519,235 Joe Flacco, QB $21,000,000
BUF $1,517,617 Mario Williams, DE $18,800,000 $142,876,738 Mario Williams, DE, $13,400,000
CAR $1,482,554 Charles Johnson, DE, $16,420,000 $125,085,233 Greg Hardy, DE, $13,116,000
CHI $1,468,296 Jay Cutler, QB, $18,500,000 $148,885,491 Jay Cutler, QB, $22,500,000
CIN $1,485,662 Geno Atkins, DT, $9,000,000 $129,843,762 Andy Dalton, QB, $17,986,000
CLE $1,609,834 Joe Thomas, OT, $12,300,000 $144,959,530 Joe Thomas, OT, $11,100,000
DAL $1,291,647 Brandon Carr, CB, $12,217,000 $123,729,928 Tony Romo, QB, $13,500,000
DEN $1,628,333 Peyton Manning, QB, $17,500,000 $145,636,809 Peyton Manning, QB, $15,000,000
DET $1,586,508 Ndamukong Suh, DT, $22,412,500 $120,581,207 Ndamukong Suh, DT, $12,675,000
GB $1,655,807 Aaron Rodgers, QB, $17,550,000 $147,457,752 Sam Shields, CB, $14,937,500
HOU $1,543,203 Andre Johnson, WR, $15,644,583 $118,212,975 Jadeveon Clowney, DE, $14,938,544
IND $1,415,297 Robert Mathis, LB, $8,750,000 $120,499,719 Vontae Davis, CB, $10,000,000
JAC $1,371,948 Paul Posluszny, LB, $9,500,000 $126,213,403 Blake Bortles, QB, $13,761,680
KC $1,631,992 Dwayne Bowe, WR, $12,000,000 $119,382,879 Dwayne Bowe, WR, $9,000,000
MIA $1,683,350 Mike Wallace, WR, $17,250,000 $148,814,282 Mike Wallace, WR, $15,050,000
MIN $1,555,571 Adrian Peterson, RB, $14,400,000 $146,898,411 Everson Griffen, DE, $13,000,000
NE $1,544,408 Tom Brady, QB, $14,800,000 $120,880,954 Darrelle Revis, CB, $12,000,000
NO $1,460,408 Drew Brees, QB, $18,400,000 $136,597,066 Jimmy Graham, TE, $13,000,000
NYG $1,440,011 Eli Manning, QB, $20,400,000 $141,786,435 Eli Manning, QB, $15,650,000
NYJ $1,278,472 D'Brickashaw Ferguson, OT, $11,698,666 $112,137,783 Eric Decker, WR, $10,000,000
OAK $1,394,799 Matt Schaub, QB, $8,000,000 $133,509,773 Khalil Mack, LB, $12,323,272
PHI $1,612,406 LeSean McCoy, RB, $9,700,000 $145,392,206 Jason Peters, OT, $12,000,000
PIT $1,445,670 Ben Roethlisberger, QB, $18,895,000 $142,217,374 Maurkice Pouncey, C, $14,000,000
SD $1,488,075 Philip Rivers, QB, $16,666,666 $136,558,772 Philip Rivers, QB, $13,800,000
SEA $1,538,628 Percy Harvin, WR, $13,400,000 $154,789,607 Earl Thomas, S, $14,225,000
SF $1,565,079 Anthony Davis, OT, $7,532,266 $152,118,235 Colin Kaepernick, QB, $13,073,766
STL $1,549,134 Sam Bradford, QB, $17,610,000 $141,894,645 Greg Robinson, OT, $14,219,344
TB $1,533,124 Gerald McCoy, DT, $15,627,253 $137,128,619 Gerald McCoy, DT, $13,032,253
TEN $1,516,859 Andy Levitre, G, $8,600,000 $129,474,820 Taylor Lewan, OT, $7,092,730
WAS $1,465,040 Brian Orakpo, LB, $11,455,000 $147,218,417 Brian Orakpo, LB, $11,455,000

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