Posts Tagged ‘Salary Cap’

2014 Patriots Off-Season: Salary Cap and Cap Space Breakdown

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
Vince Wilfork Titans Patriots

What to do with Vince Wilfork… (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

Now that the 2013 season is officially in the books, it means the entire football world turns their attention to the off-season. Player movement, trades, free agency, and the draft will all be front and center for the next four months.

For the Patriots it’s as important of an off-season that I can remember, at least as important as 2007 and 2009 when the Patriots completely retooled their offense.

Any plans and changes for the organization are contingent on cap space and the money available to be flexible. Here is a look inside the Patriots cap situation, where they stand, and how they can create money.


How Will New England’s Offseason Moves Affect Their Financial Flexibility in 2014?

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Middle linebacker Brandon Spikes is entering the final year of his rookie contract. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Matthew Jones

When considering how New England should allocate their money in free agency this offseason, it’s important to weigh the impact that multi-year contracts will have on their cap flexibility in future seasons as well. Unfortunately for the Patriots, making long-term investments in players such as Wes Welker, Sebastian Vollmer, Aqib Talib, or outside free agent options may constrain their potential movements next offseason.

Read on for more information about the potential repercussions of this year’s free agent movements on next year’s possibilities.


2013 Patriots Off-Season: Salary Cap Situation

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
Wes Welker

Will the salary cap allow Wes Welker to don a Patriots uniform in 2013?

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

It seems that few teams have been able to master the NFL salary cap like the New England Patriots. Sustaining success over a decade without having to blow things up.

Other teams haven’t been so lucky. The New York Jets for example, are currently looking at a $19+ million deficit after a 6-10 season.

What do the Patriots have to work with in 2013?


Musket Blasts: 2013 NFL Draft Links (1/30)

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
Deandre Hopkins

Would Deandre Hopkins be a good fit in New England?

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

Here are five of the best NFL and NFL Draft links from around the network for you to peruse.


Patriots Roster Projection: Salary Cap Impact

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012
Patriots WR Deion Branch

Could the Patriots part ways with one of Tom Brady’s most trusted targets? (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Matthew Jones

One thing that often gets overlooked during roster projections is the short and long term impact of the salary cap. Here is a look at my current Patriots roster, as well as all the cap savings that could occur if the Patriots cut or released certain players.


Musket Blasts: Patriots and NFL Draft Links, 7/11

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
Josh Gordon NFL Draft

Will the Patriots submit a bid for Josh Gordon in the supplemental draft? (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

Come back every Monday, Wednesday and Friday as I choose my five favorite New England Patriots and NFL Draft links to share. Feel free to submit your own links in the comments.


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