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Jets To Get $1.6 Million Additional Salary Cap Space

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According to a report by Adam Schefter of ESPN the NFL has stripped the Dallas Cowboys of $10 million and Washington Redskins of $36 million in salary cap space for violations during the uncapped year 2010.  This decrease will create a wind fall for most NFL teams, including the Jets, increasing their salary cap space by $1.6 million:

Schefter reports that the Cowboys will lose more than $10 million — and that the Redskins will lose $36 million.

The money will be reallocated to the other teams, with every franchise except the Saints and Raiders picking up $1.6 million in extra cap space. 

With this increase along with the Sanchez and Ferguson contract restructurings the Jets now have $15 million in salary cap space.  Aaron Maybin’s tender amount is included in this figure. 

For additional information on this increase check out the Jets Nation forum.

This Article Was Written By Dennis Agapito

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