2008 Franchise, Transition Estimates

With a salary cap that continues to go up, the surprising part about the franchise and transition estimates for 2008 is that some positions actually decreased in value. We list last year's numbers for the NFL's elite alongside this year's estimates, according to Scout.com's Adam Caplan.

Quarterbacks

2007

2008

Franchise

Transition

Franchise

Transition

$12,615,000 $10,182,000 $10,700,000 $9,500,000
Running Backs

2007

2008

Franchise

Transition

Franchise

Transition

$6,999,000 $5,981,000 $6,600,000 $5,700,000
Tight Ends

2007

2008

Franchise

Transition

Franchise

Transition

$4,371,000 $3,612,000 $4,500,000 $3,700,000
Wide Receivers

2007

2008

Franchise

Transition

Franchise

Transition

$7,613,000 $7,040,000 $7,800,000 $6,900,000
Offensive Linemen

2007

2008

Franchise

Transition

Franchise

Transition

$9,556,000 $8,267,000 $7,500,000 $6,900,000
Defensive Ends

2007

2008

Franchise

Transition

Franchise

Transition

$8,644,000 $7,701,000 $8,900,000 $7,700,000
Defensive Tackles

2007

2008

Franchise

Transition

Franchise

Transition

$6,775,000 $5,554,000 $6,400,000 $5,600,000
Linebackers

2007

2008

Franchise

Transition

Franchise

Transition

$7,206,00 $6,493,000 $8,100,000 $7,300,000

Cornerbacks

2007

2008

Franchise

Transition

Franchise

Transition

$7,790,000 $6,766,000 $9,500,000 $7,700,000
Safeties

2007

2008

Franchise

Transition

Franchise

Transition

$4,490,000 $3,984,000 $4,400,000 $3,900,000
Punters/Kickers

2007

2008

Franchise

Transition

Franchise

Transition

$2,078,000 $1,926,000 $2,500,000 $2,200,000

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