2016 NFL Clubs’ Unused Salary Cap Carryover Amounts Announced

Under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, each NFL Club has the option to carry over unused cap space from the prior League Year. Below is the carryover amount from every team.




Every team elected to carry over unused salary cap space from 2015. Note that the Denver Broncos, Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints opted to not carry over the full amount available to them. The smallest carryover amount is $11,587 by the Seattle Seahawks, and the largest is $32,774,928 by the Jacksonville Jaguars. The total carryover amount from 2015 is $203,963,112, making the average carryover per Club $6.4 million.

Under the current CBA, Clubs have minimum cash spending requirements. For the years 2013-2016, Clubs are required to spend an average of 89% of the Salary Cap over the four-year period. League-wide, Clubs must spend an average of 95% of the Salary Cap over the four-year period.


Carry Over Amount

Arizona Cardinals$3,031,663
Atlanta Falcons$3,905,771
Baltimore Ravens$1,633,944
Buffalo Bills$4,467,331
Carolina Panthers$3,731,200
Chicago Bears$867,589
Cincinnati Bengals$7,587,902
Cleveland Browns$20,734,144
Dallas Cowboys$3,571,239
Denver Broncos$3,300,000
Detroit Lions$862,191
Green Bay Packers$6,953,847
Houston Texans$1,637,055
Indianapolis Colts$4,950,629
Jacksonville Jaguars$32,774,928
Kansas City Chiefs$2,622,838
Los Angeles Rams$933,521
Miami Dolphins$9,137,544
Minnesota Vikings$2,090,409
New England Patriots$1,347,882
New Orleans Saints$1,400,000
New York Giants$11,193,231
New York Jets$2,484,216
Oakland Raiders$13,373,617
Philadelphia Eagles$7,255,362
Pittsburgh Steelers$3,000,327
San Diego Chargers$2,287,176
San Francisco 49ers$12,206,686
Seattle Seahawks$11,587
Tampa Bay Buccaneers$7,987,748
Tennessee Titans$20,783,801
Washington Redskins$5,837,734