2013 salary cap set at $123 million

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 10:42 a.m.
Posted By PFW staff

The NFL has set its salary cap for $123 million for the 2013 season, an increase from $120.6 million, NFL.com first reported.

Teams need to be under that cap by March 12, which is the start of the league year, and the opening of free agency.

According to NFL.com’s Albert Breer, here are the non-exclusive franchise tag values for 2013, based on the $123 million cap:

Quarterbacks — $14.896 million
Running backs — $8.219 million
Wide receivers — $10.537 million
Tight ends — $6.066 million
Offensive linemen — $9.828 million

Defensive ends — $11.175 million
Defensive tackles — $8.45 million
Linebackers — $9.619 million
Cornerbacks — $10.854 million
Safeties — $6.916 million
Kickers/punters — $2.977 million

No team has applied the franchise tag, yet, as of March 1. Teams have until Monday, March 4, to use the tag.