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2016 NFL Salary Cap Set, And It's A Sizable Increase From 2015

All the talk about how the NFL would see its salary cap make a significant jump up from last year? Twas on the money. Find out exactly how much additional funds teams can use in 2016.

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Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

We had an idea of where the 2016 NFL salary cap would be, but now we know.

That represents an increase of almost exactly $12,000,000.00 from where the NFL salary cap sat this past season. It bodes well for free agents who hit the market on about a week and a half, which means players like Brandon Brooks could find themselves even more awash in options for big money deals in new cities.