81°

Topics

Darnell Dockett
NFL teams going into free agency with greater buying power
NFL teams going into free agency with greater buying power

Down, set… shop! NFL free agency opens this week, and with the salary cap set at $133 million per team, each club has $10 million more in buying power than it did last season. Although the signing period doesn't begin until Tuesday at 1 p.m. PDT, the league this off-season has made time for some window-shopping. In an attempt to cut down on tampering, the league has instituted a three-day negotiating period, which began Saturday morning, allowing teams to discuss contract numbers with agents. The teams aren't allowed direct contact with players, and nothing can be signed until Tuesday. A handful of high-profile players got an early jump on free agency when they were...

Loading