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Salary cap for 2016 set at $155.27 million per team


Teams now know how much they have to spend, assuming they want to spend it.

A league source tells PFT the salary cap for the 2016 season has been set at $155.27 million per team by the NFL and the NFLPA.

That’s a bump of around $12 million from last year’s limit of $143.3 million, not including the cap space left over last year by teams which could be applied.

It’s a significant bump, but the question the union is going to monitor is whether teams spend the money available, as a number of teams traditionally underspend.