NFL CBA Proposal Increases Salary Cap To $198.2 Million Per Club; Cap Space For Each Team

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NFL CBA proposal was approved on Sunday and his set to implement some key changes ahead of the upcoming season. The salary cap also received a major boost.

Written By Sujay Chakraborty | Mumbai | Updated On:
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NFL's collective bargain agreement has been approved by the NFLPA and is set to implement some major changes ahead of the 2020/21 NFL season. From changes in the drug testing policies to a revamped post-season format, the new CBA proposal is set to bring a host of changes starting from the upcoming season. However, a big win for the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) is the increase in the players' share in the revenues from 47% to 48%. 

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NFL CBA salary cap with a major boost

The increase in revenue for the NFL means the salary cap has also received a boost ahead of the 2020 NFL free agency. According to NFL insider Tom Pelissero, the salary cap will now be $198.2 million per club. This is a $10 million increase from last season. Pelissero further delved into the details stating the costs per club is set to $242.9 million, which also includes $44.7 million in performance-based add-ons.

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With the 2020 NFL free agency just around the corner, the increased salary cap can potentially result in a spending spree for several NFL teams. The 2020 NFL free agency is set to commence from Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 4:00 PM ET (Thursday, March 19, 1:30 AM IST).

NFL CBA Salary CAP for each of the 32 NFL teams

According to the Bleacher Report and Overcap, the salary cap space for each team ahead of the 2020 NFL free agency

NFL Teams Salary Cap Space ahead of 2020 Free agency
Arizona Cardinals


Atlanta Falcons


Baltimore Ravens


Buffalo Bills


Carolina Panthers


Chicago Bears




Cincinnati Bengals


Cleveland Browns


Dallas Cowboys


Denver Broncos


Detroit Lions


Green Bay Packers


Houston Texans


Indianapolis Colts


Jacksonville Jaguars


Kansas City Chiefs


Las Vegas Raiders


Los Angeles Chargers


Los Angeles Rams


Miami Dolphins


Minnesota Vikings


New England Patriots


New Orleans Saints


New York Giants


New York Jets


Philadelphia Eagles


Pittsburgh Steelers


San Francisco 49ers


Seattle Seahawks


Tampa Bay Buccaneers


Tennessee Titans


Washington Redkins


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What does CBA stand for in the NFL? NFL CBA playoff format

The NFL CBA proposal or the collective bargain agreement has been the labour negotiations between the team owners and the NFLPA. The NFL CBA proposal was approved with a 1019-959 majority on Saturday night (Sunday IST) and is reportedly set to run at least till 2030. Per the CBA proposal, the league format is set for an overhaul as it reportedly contains an option to increase the regular season to 17 games starting from the 2021/22 season. The upcoming season, however, could see the introduction of the 14-team playoff system (previously 12). 

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