Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 2/12/12
Part of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement that was ratified last year gave NFL teams the option to carry over any leftover salary cap to the following season.  That is a pretty big deal when you think about it. Teams that have significant amounts of cap room one year can make even more room the following year and so on. Pro Football Talk gave some good insight in a recent article by Mike Florio: Under Article 13, Section 6(b)(v) of the CBA, each team may carry over any remaining cap room from one year to the next by submitting written notice, signed by the owner of the team, to the league office no later than 14 days before the start of the next league year.  The written notice must indicate the maximum amount of cap room that the team wishes to shift from one cap year to the next. How could any team not want to do this? It’s a no brainer as salaries continue to get higher and higher for veterans in the league. Fortunately the new rookie salary cap will help ease the burden of...
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