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NFL salary cap tracker: Where each team stands in 2021

NFL salary cap situation for every team in 2021
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The NFL salary cap for this offseason was different than previous years due to the economic downturn created by COVID-19. This means some teams are in less-than-stellar situations during free agency.

Other teams such as the Jacksonville Jaguars find themselves in a tremendous spot. As we continue to focus on the offseason, here’s an updated NFL salary cap tracker and a look at where each team stands.

Note: Updated figures only include free agent contracts in which details have been reported.

Updated: March 17, 6:52 PM EST

New York Jets salary cap room: $54.90 million

New York Jets NFL salary cap tracker: Carl Lawson
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  • Key Losses: Pat Elflein (C), Henry Anderson (DT)

Related: New York Jets NFL Draft preview

Jacksonville Jaguars salary cap room: $42.35 million

Jacksonville Jaguars steal cornerback Shaquill Griffin from Seahawks
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  • Key Additions: Shaquill Griffin (CB), Rayshawn Jenkins (S), Roy Robertson-Harris (DT), Marvin Jones (WR), Carlos Hyde (RB)
  • Key Losses: NA

Related: Why Urban Meyer can succeed as Jaguars head coach

Indianapolis Colts salary cap room: $41.15 million

Indianapolis Colts NFL salary cap: Carson Wentz
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Los Angeles Chargers salary cap room: $33.20 million

Los Angeles Chargers: Corey Linsley
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New England Patriots salary cap room: $32.23 million

Patriots rumors: Jonnu Smith
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Carolina Panthers salary cap room: $31.84 million

Carolina Panthers release Pro Bowl defensive tackle Kawann Short
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  • Key Additions: Pat Elflein (C), Cameron Irving (OL)
  • Key Losses: Kawann Short (DT), Tre Boston (S)

Miami Dolphins salary cap room: $28.98 million

Jan 9, 2021; Orchard Park, New York, USA; Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett (7) warms up prior to a AFC Wild Card game against the Buffalo Bills at Bills Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
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Related: Why Deshaun Watson is a perfect fit for Miami

Denver Broncos salary cap room: $28.76 million

NFL: Seattle Seahawks at Washington Football Team
  • Key Additions: Ronald Darby (CB)

Related: Top QB options for Broncos in 2021

Kansas City Chiefs salary cap room: $27.36 million

Joe Thuney boosts Kansas City Chiefs' odds as Super Bowl LVI favorites
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Tennessee Titans salary cap room: $23.34 million

Nov 1, 2020; Baltimore, Maryland, USA;  Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree (48) rushes as Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Orlando Brown (78) blocks during the first half at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports
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Las Vegas Raiders salary cap room: $22.77 million

Las Vegas Raiders: Yannick Ngakoue
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Washington Football Team salary cap room: $22.58 million

Washington Football Team NFL salary cap situation: Ryan Fitzpatrick
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Cincinnati Bengals salary cap room: $21.62 million

NFL free agents: Trey Hendrickson
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  • Key Additions: Trey Hendrickson (EDGE), Mike Hilton (CB), Chidobe Awuzie (CB)

San Francisco 49ers salary cap room: $20.30 million

New England Patriots sign Kendrick Bourne
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  • Key Losses: Kendrick Bourne (WR), Ahkello Witherspoon (CB)

Baltimore Ravens salary cap room: $19.04 million

Matt Judon, New England Patriots
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  • Key Additions: Kevin Zeitler (G)

Dallas Cowboys salary cap room: $17.47 million

Dallas Cowboys salary cap
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  • Key Additions: NA

Seattle Seahawks salary cap room: $17.45 million

NFL: San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals
  • Key Additions: Ahkello Witherspoon (CB)

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Cleveland Browns salary cap room: $15.63 million

2021 NFL free agents: John Johnson
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  • Key Additions: John Johnson (S), Takkarist McKinley (EDGE)
  • Key Losses: NA

Buffalo Bills salary cap room: $9.70 million

NFL free agent: Emmanuel Sanders
NFL: Minnesota Vikings at New Orleans Saints
  • Key Losses: John Brown (WR), Josh Norman (CB)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers salary cap room: $8.51 million

Tampa Bay Buccaneers salary cap
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  • Key Additions: NA
  • Key Losses: NA

Minnesota Vikings salary cap room: $7.46 million

Minnesota Vikings salary cap
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New York Giants salary cap room: $6.48 million

Las Vegas Raiders free agent target: Dalvin Tomlinson
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  • Key Additions: John Ross (WR)

Arizona Cardinals salary cap room: $6.18 million

Dec 20, 2020; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) during warmups before the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports
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  • Key Losses: NA

Houston Texans salary cap room: $5.62 million

Houston Texans salary cap

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  • Key Losses: Benardrick McKinney (LB), J.J. Watt (EDGE), Nick Martin (C), Duke Johnson (RB)

Atlanta Falcons salary cap room: $5.26 million

Atlanta Falcons salary cap
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  • Key Additions: NA
  • Key Losses: NA

Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap room: $4.69 million

NFL rumors: Pittsburgh Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger
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  • Key Additions: NA

Detroit Lions salary cap room: $4.23 million

Jared Goff comments on unceremonious trade from Los Angeles Rams
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  • Key Losses: Matthew Stafford (QB), Marvin Jones (WR), Jarrad Davis (LB), Desmond Trufant (CB), Justin Coleman (CB)

Green Bay Packers salary cap room: $1.47 million

Green Bay Packers salary cap
  • Key Additions: NA
  • Key Losses: Corey Linsley (C), Christian Kirksey (LB), Ricky Wagner (OT)

NFL salary cap per team: Worst situations heading into 2021

Chicago Bears salary cap room: -$4.55 million

Chicago Bears sign Andy Dalton
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  • Key Losses: Roy Robertson-Harris (DT)

Philadelphia Eagles salary cap room: -$4.85 million

Zach Ertz
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  • Key Additions: NA
  • Key Losses: Carson Wentz (QB), DeSean Jackson (WR), Alshon Jeffery (WR), Jalen Mills (DB)

New Orleans Saints salary cap room: -$6.45 million

New Orleans Saints salary cap
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  • Key Additions: NA
  • Key Losses: Drew Brees (QB), Trey Hendrickson (EDGE), Emmanuel Sanders (WR), Janoris Jenkins (CB), Kwon Alexander (LB), Jared Cook (TE), Malcom Brown (DT)

Los Angeles Rams salary cap room: -$14.43 million

Former Lions QB Matthew Stafford speaks out on trade to Los Angeles Rams
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