NFL Salary Cap Gets Unexpected Boost


The 2009 NFL salary cap will be $127 million, about $4 million more than expected, according to NFL.com’s Adam Schefter.

As Schefter notes, this is bad news for teams like the Bengals, who were among the teams with the most cap space, since the boost helps teams that were tight against the cap.

However, Bengals owner Mike Brown is partially to blame, in that the Cincinnati was reportedly among the teams that didn’t spend up to the cap in 2008 (they were thought to be more than $10 million below the 2008 cap), and so triggered this increase in the ’09 number.

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  • oldskooljimshu1

    If the Salary cap increase is in some sort of relation to Mike Brown’s decision to stay cheap, it just shows you how horrible his mental state is. He is the Howard Hughes of the NFL. Eccentrically Stupid. For once, I wish the team would do something for the fans. They should have spent that cap space on a pet chimp for Chad. He looked awful bored on the sidelines at times last year.
    I have two options to save Mike some money:
    OPTION 1: Have Chad and the dancing
    chimp take the place of Cheerleaders
    during opponents 17 play drive.
    OPTION 2: Maybe the monkey and Chad will be an
    aerial threat.
    OPTION 3: QUIT THE DUMB S… MIKE AND GET OUT.
    P.S. HE DEY DESTROYED DEM BENGALS