Clayton's mailbag: Do one-year gambles in free agency work? Plus: June 1 cap space, quarterback salaries and more.
The Raiders are out of cap purgatory, but having too much space could be costly in the long run, writes John Clayton.
The Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers and Oakland Raiders used the 'June 1" cut designation on three players released Tuesday in order to save room under this year's salary cap.
Because franchise tags eat up valuable space under a flat cap, teams have to rethink their strategies going forward, John Clayton writes.
The Redskins and Seahawks are in the best position in terms of salary-cap space to sign Peyton Manning, John Clayton writes.
The NFL's 32 teams have a combined $711 million of cap space, with the Chiefs and Bucs in the best position to make a splash, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
To free up cap room for the New York Jets, running back LaDainian Tomlinson took a paycut from $2.625 million to around $1.1 million, a source said.
The numbers show deferring on the opening kickoff doesn't make sense, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
With the first wave of free agency behind us, what can we expect in the near future? John Clayton examines.
Oakland Raiders notified halfback Dominic Rhodes that he is being released.
Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald signed a blockbuster four-year, $40 million contract with the Cardinals on Tuesday.
With a lot of space under the salary cap, the 49ers are poised to be big players in free agency this year, writes John Clayton.
The reunion of Miami teammates Clinton Portis and Santana Moss is a key reason the Redskins are in the playoffs.
The Eagles had the cap room to be active players this past offseason, adding Terrell Owens and Jevon Kearse.
With plenty of experience under their belts, teams are finding more creative ways to manage the salary cap.
Barret Robbins' bid to come back from a diagnosed condition for a bipolar disorder apparently is going to be rewarded with a space on the Raiders 53 man roster.