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NFLPA Confirms 2016 Salary Cap, Tag Numbers

This year's NFL salary cap is set at a record $155.27 million, with final team positions still to be announced.

The National Football League Players Association today confirmed the 2016 NFL salary cap and franchise- and transition-tag figures for 2016.

This year's salary cap is set at a record $155.27 million, with final team positions still to be announced.

Team positions combine the league wide salary cap with each team’s carryover and other adjustments from the previous league year.

With the league-wide cap number in place, official franchise and transition tag values have been set for each position. They are as follows:

2016 FRANCHISE TAGS

Cornerback $13,952,000

Defensive End $15,701,000

Defensive Tackle $13,615,000

Linebacker $14,129,000

Offensive Lineman 13,706,000

Punter/Kicker $4,572,000

Quarterback $19,953,000

Running Back $11,789,000

Safety $10,806,000

Tight End $9,118,000

Wide Receiver $14,599,000

2016 TRANSITION TAGS
 
Cornerback $11,913,000

Defensive End $12,734,000

Defensive Tackle $10,875,000

Linebacker $11,925,000

Offensive Lineman $11,902,000

Punter/Kicker $4,123,000

Quarterback $17,696,000

Running Back $9,647,000

Safety $9,116,000

Tight End $7,713,000

Wide Receiver $12,268,000


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