Thursday, December 12, 2013

How Does Your Favorite NFL Team Spend Its Salary Cap?

NFL Teams are allotted a certain amount of money every year to spend on its players; that money is referred to as the salary cap.  A teams spends its salary cap on players base salaries, various bonuses, severed contracts, practice squad players, and penalties to the team.  Each team has to weigh the existing contracts with valued positions and potential contract extensions before hiring and releasing players.  

Use the visualization below to better understand how your favorite NFL spends its salary cap.  You can select a team, a position, or a player to learn more about the respective team expenses.  

Enjoy and feel free to comment below.