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  1. What contract figures mean for Justin Smith

    Mike Sando

    Justin Smith's new contract extension with the San Francisco 49ers features additional guaranteed money for the player, additional 2013 salary-cap space for the team and a clearer picture of the future for both parties. Those are relevant takeaway...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  2. West salary-cap update as June 1 nears

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals are about to get another $3 million in salary-cap space for 2013. That was the savings available for using a "post-June 1 designation" when releasing guard Adam Snyder earlier in the offseason. Teams releasing players bef...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  3. Around the NFC West: Lingering effects

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams sacrificed salary-cap space in future years to create room right now when they reworked Chris Long's contract Monday. Around the NFC West: April 23, 2013 Arizona Cardinals Somers: Line thinking, draft rules ...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  4. Bradley, Gay cuts give Cardinals cap relief

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals cleared $7 million in salary cap space Thursday by releasing cornerback William Gay and linebacker Stewart Bradley. Neither move comes as a big surprise. The Cardinals, like many teams with new coaching staffs and genera...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  5. Which offenses got most bang for cap buck

    Mike Sando

    The $26.7 million in salary-cap space Indianapolis committed to offensive players in 2012 was the smallest amount in the NFL. It was less than half what the Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins allocated -- a testament to the role Andrew Luck ...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  6. Which defenses got most bang for cap buck

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks ranked seventh in defensive EPA last season. That was very good, but it was even better given the team's No. 30 ranking in salary-cap space allotted for defensive players. By that measure, Seattle led the NFL in bang for the sala...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  7. A word on cap space for Peyton Manning

    Mike Sando

    The salary cap can present challenges for NFL teams looking to add expensive players. The cap rarely prevents teams from getting what they have to have, however. Where there's a will, there's almost always a way. And there will be plenty of wil...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  8. Mailbag: On carrying over salary cap room

    Mike Sando

    Tigre from "South of the Border" asks about new provisions allowing NFL teams to carry over unused salary-cap space to future years. He wonders why a team would ever decide against carrying over some of the unused allotment. Mike Sando: NFL teams ...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  9. On Seahawks' QB and Rams' cap space

    Mike Sando

    John Clayton's latest mailbag offers a couple of tidbits of particular interest in the NFC West. I'll pass along his comments and offer my own take while throwing up the subjects for consideration in the comments. Clayton: I think the Seattle Seah...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  10. Why the 49ers re-signed Staley so early

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Salary-cap space isn't as influential in driving team agendas as it was before revenues increased cap limits and teams learned to manage the cap more efficiently. Lots of teams have ample room. The current labo...

    Blog | June 09, 2009
  11. Around the NFC West: Cardinals and the cap

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic says the Cardinals, with about $2 million in salary-cap space, aren't worried about creating more room. If the Cardinals wanted cap space, they could have structured Adrian ...

    Blog | June 09, 2009
  12. Rams clear another $1 million via Becht move

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando The Rams' decision to cut 31-year-old tight end Anthony Becht saved them slightly more than $1 million in salary-cap space by reducing his 2009 cap charge to $135,000. The move also reduced the Rams' averag...

    Blog | March 12, 2009
  13. What cap space means in NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Marco from Las Cruces writes: I have seen it mentioned before, but do you have any numbers on the NFC West teams and their salary cap space going into next season? Mike Sando: A month has passed since Marco dropped...

    Blog | February 06, 2009
  14. Fitzgerald clarifies contract-related talk

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Fitzgerald TAMPA, Fla. -- Talk of Larry Fitzgerald possibly reworking his contract to create salary-cap space for a deal with Anquan Boldin made no practical sense from ...

    Blog | January 28, 2009
  15. How Washington approaches free agency is anyone's guess

    Mike Sando

    According to sources, Washington is the only team above the projected $116M salary cap. Mike Sando wonders what team owner Daniel Snyder has planned for the start of free agency Feb. 29.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2008
  16. Lewis feeling the heat; Belichick a cut above

    Mike Sando

    Mike Sando sizes up the head-coaching landscape from 10 angles.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2008