Green Bay Packers Forum

Welcome to your Green Bay Packers Online Community!

Since 2006, PackersHome has been providing a unique experience for fans.
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
4 Pages123>»
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline wpr  
#1 Posted : Saturday, March 1, 2014 9:36:56 AM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,994
Applause Received: 2,043
JerseyAl said:
The NFL announced the 2014 salary cap today at $133 million per team, up $10 million from last year's mark of $123 million. As part of the 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement, teams can also carry over unspent cap dollars from the previous season.  The Green Bay Packers are expected to bring over an additional $9.98 million.  [...]


There has been speculation as to what the cap will be. Looks like it is set at $133 per team.
Offline yooperfan  
#2 Posted : Saturday, March 1, 2014 10:10:58 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Silver: 2014PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Silver: 2016

Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: Ishpeming Michigan
Applause Given: 1,634
Applause Received: 649
So the Pack has 35 million in cap space.
Hmmmm.
Offline musccy  
#3 Posted : Sunday, March 2, 2014 8:31:41 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 5/7/2009(UTC)
Location: Pennsylvania
Applause Given: 778
Applause Received: 759
wpr said: Go to Quoted Post
There has been speculation as to what the cap will be. Looks like it is set at $133 per team.


I don't really see this as a positive. It's a get out of jail free card for teams like the Cowboys and Denver who were reportedly in salary cap trouble.

It's also not like this information is escaping Sheilds, Finley, Jarius Byrd, Brian Orakpo, etc. and their agents. You think Rodgers got a big contract, wait until Luck is due and with another 15 or so mil in cap space than when A.R. was signed.
thanks Post received 3 applause.
nerdmann on 3/2/2014(UTC), wpr on 3/2/2014(UTC), beast on 3/2/2014(UTC)
Online gbguy20  
#4 Posted : Sunday, March 2, 2014 8:49:07 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 8/28/2009(UTC)
Applause Given: 463
Applause Received: 497
SIGN SHIELDS

FUCK
thanks Post received 1 applause.
buckeyepackfan on 3/2/2014(UTC)
Offline PackFanWithTwins  
#5 Posted : Sunday, March 2, 2014 1:10:57 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 9/26/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 26
Applause Received: 962
Well if this is the year, Ted actually is going to wade deeper into the FA pool. Than money can do nothing but help. Can allow either making more moves, or bigger moves, or using the extra space to front load more limiting how much of the future gets mortgaged.

Regardless of the amount of space there is, this is still the best possible year to throw our chips into the middle.
Offline wpr  
#6 Posted : Sunday, March 2, 2014 4:40:06 PM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,994
Applause Received: 2,043
musccy said: Go to Quoted Post
I don't really see this as a positive. It's a get out of jail free card for teams like the Cowboys and Denver who were reportedly in salary cap trouble.

It's also not like this information is escaping Sheilds, Finley, Jarius Byrd, Brian Orakpo, etc. and their agents. You think Rodgers got a big contract, wait until Luck is due and with another 15 or so mil in cap space than when A.R. was signed.


crossed my mind too.
Offline sschind  
#7 Posted : Sunday, March 2, 2014 9:13:21 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

United States
Joined: 3/5/2013(UTC)
Location: SE WISCONSIN
Applause Given: 388
Applause Received: 812
musccy said: Go to Quoted Post
I don't really see this as a positive. It's a get out of jail free card for teams like the Cowboys and Denver who were reportedly in salary cap trouble.

It's also not like this information is escaping Sheilds, Finley, Jarius Byrd, Brian Orakpo, etc. and their agents. You think Rodgers got a big contract, wait until Luck is due and with another 15 or so mil in cap space than when A.R. was signed.


The cap was never set for 2014 was it. I thought the numbers given in the past were based on speculation. The cowboys and Broncos were in cap trouble when everyone thought the cap would be 125 million but as it turns out its not 125 its 133. Its not like teams knew the cap number for 2014, got in a bind and were bailed out when they raised it.

I know what you are saying but its not like it was raised to help those teams. Those teams just got lucky that it is higher than everyone initially thought. Their cap numbers were going to be what they were regardless of the salary cap total.

As far as future contracts go I think you will see guys like Luck really trying to cash in on their second contracts to make up for the huge deals they didn't get as rookies as well and the higher cap number will allow it to happen. At least for another decade or so until the last of the rookie jackpots are gone (Sam Bradford)
Offline musccy  
#8 Posted : Monday, March 3, 2014 7:55:53 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 5/7/2009(UTC)
Location: Pennsylvania
Applause Given: 778
Applause Received: 759
sschind said: Go to Quoted Post
The cap was never set for 2014 was it. I thought the numbers given in the past were based on speculation. The cowboys and Broncos were in cap trouble when everyone thought the cap would be 125 million but as it turns out its not 125 its 133. Its not like teams knew the cap number for 2014, got in a bind and were bailed out when they raised it.


As far as future contracts go I think you will see guys like Luck really trying to cash in on their second contracts to make up for the huge deals they didn't get as rookies as well and the higher cap number will allow it to happen. At least for another decade or so until the last of the rookie jackpots are gone (Sam Bradford)


I know Godell didn't see that "America's Team" was in trouble so he suddenly decided to bump the cap for them. I understand (or at least assume) the move was made independent of the knowledge of cap status of marquee teams. My comments were simply that I feel there's an excitement among NFL fans that this is a good thing, but again, it's just a gift to teams that didn't responsibly manage their numbers and almost an unintended punishment for teams that did.

Furthermore, we can pretty much delete the Shields 5 mil/year thread. There is no way he's settling for that now.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
DakotaT on 3/3/2014(UTC)
Online nerdmann  
#9 Posted : Monday, March 3, 2014 1:26:35 PM(UTC)
Rank: Preferred Member

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 6,408
Applause Received: 1,420
sschind said: Go to Quoted Post
The cap was never set for 2014 was it. I thought the numbers given in the past were based on speculation. The cowboys and Broncos were in cap trouble when everyone thought the cap would be 125 million but as it turns out its not 125 its 133. Its not like teams knew the cap number for 2014, got in a bind and were bailed out when they raised it.

I know what you are saying but its not like it was raised to help those teams. Those teams just got lucky that it is higher than everyone initially thought. Their cap numbers were going to be what they were regardless of the salary cap total.

As far as future contracts go I think you will see guys like Luck really trying to cash in on their second contracts to make up for the huge deals they didn't get as rookies as well and the higher cap number will allow it to happen. At least for another decade or so until the last of the rookie jackpots are gone (Sam Bradford)


If you don't think certain teams have additional influence due to their owners, you're wrong. Look at the Patriots. Robert Kraft takes over and suddenly they're a dynasty.

That said, the salary cap didn't expand the past few years, because De Smith borrowed against the future earnings to make his collective bargaining deal look better than it was. This was the first year the normal expansion of the cap came back online.
Offline DakotaT  
#10 Posted : Monday, March 3, 2014 1:32:15 PM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

United States
Joined: 8/18/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 1,049
Applause Received: 2,116
Question now is will we be players in free agency this season, or just lock up our own guys like Nelson, Cobb, Finley etc.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
4 Pages123>»
Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error


Fan Shout
Zero2Cool (29m) : #Packers RB Christine Michael (back) just completed a workout in front of trainers by doing a backflip. Which seems like a good sign.
Zero2Cool (30m) : #Packers WR Jordy Nelson, Davonte Adams and Geronimo Allison, Randall Cobb, Travis Davis, Jeff Janis will all be active. One more than usual
mojaveson (34m) : Go Pack Go!
Mucky Tundra (1h) : speaking of Montgomery and 24, i think he'll have that many touches today :)
Zero2Cool (2h) : Ty Montgomery turns 24 today. Richard Rodgers turns 25 today.
Smokey (4h) : Ice down the Beer and get the food ready. I'm going Tex/Mex today !
Nonstopdrivel (4h) : Tom Brady has appeared in more conference championships than the Packers franchise has in its entire history.
Nonstopdrivel (4h) : Packers would be the first team in NFL history to make the Super Bowl after starting 4-6 or worse.
Nonstopdrivel (4h) : 5+ straight games.
Nonstopdrivel (4h) : The NFC Championship is the first game (regular season or playoffs) since the 1970 merger featuring two teams that have scored 30+ points in
Zero2Cool (4h) : Good news! @AtlantaFalcons scored more points than anyone this regular season. Bad news? Last 6 teams to do that haven't won Super Bowl
uffda udfa (6h) : Like a night before Christmas or opening Packers weekend...hard to sleep.
uffda udfa (8h) : Staying up late enough so that when U wake up it's game time.
buckeyepackfan (9h) : Exactly! Only a matter of time! GAMEDAY! GO! PACK! GO!
beast (10h) : BOOM!!!!
buckeyepackfan (10h) : TICK, TICK, TICK ????
GoPack1984 (11h) : It's NFC Championship day! Go Pack Go!!!!
uffda udfa (14h) : The Boss picks the Falcons: [TWITTER]788447079446130688[/TWITTER]
uffda udfa (14h) : Is there a prediction thread somewhere on the forum for the Falcons game?
uffda udfa (14h) : Lookout porous Falcons secondary!
Zero2Cool (15h) : uh oh'
uffda udfa (15h) : Jordy, Davante and GMO all playing tomorrow.
uffda udfa (19h) : MM is such a creature of habit that this is going to upset his apple cart.
uffda udfa (19h) : Waited 2 hours than bused 125 miles to Milwaukee.
uffda udfa (19h) : Fog forces Packers to alter flight to Atlanta.
uffda udfa (19h) : Hoping Max McCaffery is the next Adam Thielen and right soon.
uffda udfa (20h) : Everyone knew Tate got away with OPI and even he said so.
uffda udfa (20h) : http://www.packershome.com/forum/posts/m218900-UN-Fucking-Believable#post218900
uffda udfa (20h) : Golden Tate pushed off big time in Seattle. I said it then.
Zero2Cool (20h) : Max McCaffrey Added to Roster, J.C. Tretter Subtracted
Zero2Cool (20h) : Read what I said about Hail Mary plays and referees letting players play. Got it? Good.
Zero2Cool (20h) : I absolutely would not. Don't dare presume to speak for me. WTF.
uffda udfa (20h) : Had it been other way around I would've been screaming and so would u.
uffda udfa (21h) : It's just true. I try hard to see it and tell it like it is. Was OPI.
Zero2Cool (23h) : which is of course ok, i just personally see it as weird.
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

2016 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 11 @ 12:00 PM
at Jaguars
Sunday, Sep 18 @ 7:30 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Sep 25 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Oct 2 @ 12:00 AM
BYE
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 7:30 PM
GIANTS
Sunday, Oct 16 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 30 @ 3:25 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Nov 6 @ 3:25 PM
COLTS
Sunday, Nov 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Titans
Sunday, Nov 20 @ 7:30 PM
at Redskins
Monday, Nov 28 @ 7:30 PM
at Eagles
Sunday, Dec 4 @ 12:00 PM
TEXANS
Sunday, Dec 11 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Dec 18 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Saturday, Dec 24 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Jan 1 @ 7:30 PM
at Lions

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
1m / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

19m / Green Bay Packers Talk / mojaveson

51m / Green Bay Packers Talk / luigis

54m / Green Bay Packers Talk / luigis

56m / Green Bay Packers Talk / macbob

56m / Around The NFL / mojaveson

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / mojaveson

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / mojaveson

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / mojaveson

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / mojaveson

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / mojaveson

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / mojaveson

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / mojaveson

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / mojaveson

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann


Packers Headlines