Rookie Pool for the Giants

The rookie pool is basically a salary cap within the overall salary cap. Here's where the Giants come in...

The rookie pool for each team is the maximum salary cap value that a team is permitted to invest in its draft choices and undrafted free agents it signs.

It is included as part of the team's overall spending limit of $71.101 million for the 2002 season.

This salary cap figure is based on the number of choices a team has and where the picks occur in the draft, with some consideration to undrafted rookie free agents.

The Giants rookie cap figure is low at $3.215 million and 7 picks. There are only 8 other teams having less to spend on their draft selections.

Team Picks Rookie pool
Texans 13 $6.35 million
Bills 10 $5.139 million
Panthers 9 $5.078 million
Lions 9 $4.972 million
Chargers 8 $4.778 million
Cowboys 9 $4.577 million
Saints 9 $4.564 million
Raiders 8 $4.254 million
Jaguars 9 $4.230 million
Titans 10 $4.149 million
Vikings 7 $4.035 million
Seahawks 10 $3.876 million
Cardinals 8 $3.75 million
Colts 8 $3.762 million
Redskins 10 $3.701 million
Ravens 10 $3.661 million
Browns 8 $3.606 million
49ers 10 $3.473 million
Chiefs 5 $3.389 million
Bengals 6 $3.349 million
Eagles 8 $3.318 million
Broncos 8 $3.306 million
Bears 9 $3.304 million
Giants 7 $3.215 million
Rams 8 $3.211 million
Steelers 8 $3.071 million
Falcons 8 $3.059 million
Patriots 6 $2.62 million
Packers 6 $2.527 million
Jets 5 $2.525 million
Bucs 8 $2.144 million
Dolphins 5 $1.443 million

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