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Jerry Reese, New York Giants (February 25, 2016)

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According to Spotrac.com, the New York Giants currently have approximately $9,588,285 in salary cap space, not counting the roughly $4,081,274 the Giants will need to sign their 2017 draft class. Only the top 51 player salaries for a team count against the salary cap in the offseason.

(Note: NFL Player Association records say the Giants have $9,483,626 in salary cap room).

Spotrac.com overview of the New York Giants salary cap situation:

  • 2017 NFL Salary Cap: $167,000,000
  • 2016 Rollover Cap: $1,800,000
  • Adjustment: $157,246
  • New York Giants Adjusted Salary Cap: $168,957,246
  • All Contracts: $166,244,520
  • Top 51 Contracts: $156,269,520
  • 2017 Projected Draft Pool Cap: $5,507,011
  • Dead Money: $3,099,441
  • Total (All): $169,343,961
  • Total (Top 51 Contracts): $159,368,961
  • Cap Space (All):  -$386,715
  • Cap Space (Top 51 plus Draft Pool): $4,081,274
  • Cap Space (Top 51 Contracts): $9,588,285

The top five sources of the dead money are:

  • Wide Receiver Victor Cruz ($1,900,000)
  • Running Back Rashad Jennings ($562,500)
  • Place Kicker Josh Brown ($250,000)
  • Fullback Will Johnson ($200,000)
  • Running Back Andre Williams ($113,400)

The top-10 players currently counting the most against the team’s 2017 salary cap are:

  1. Quarterback Eli Manning ($19,700,000)
  2. Defensive End Olivier Vernon ($16,000,000)
  3. Cornerback Janoris Jenkins ($15,000,000)
  4. Defensive Tackle Damon Harrison ($10,600,000)
  5. Cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie ($9,000,000)
  6. Offensive Guard Justin Pugh ($8,821,000)
  7. Defensive End Jason Pierre-Paul ($7,250,000)
  8. Wide Receiver Brandon Marshall ($4,468,750)
  9. Running Back Shane Vereen ($4,072,918)
  10. Linebacker J.T. Thomas ($4,000,000)

NFL Player Association listing of the teams with the most salary cap room:

  1. San Francisco 49ers: $73,944,752
  2. Cleveland Browns: $62,368,548
  3. Jacksonville Jaguars: $46,365,024
  4. Tennessee Titans: $38,347,945
  5. Indianapolis Colts: $31,984,977
  6. Oakland Raiders: $31,117,363
  7. Houston Texans: $30,136,680
  8. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: $28,568,630
  9. Cincinnati Bengals: $23,005,665
  10. Green Bay Packers: $22,378,948
Jun 252016
 
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Eli Apple and Victor Cruz, New York Giants (June 15, 2016)

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According to Spotrac.com, the New York Giants currently have approximately $17,855,970 in salary cap space with 91 players (one on Injured Reserve – linebacker Uani ‘Unga) currently under contract. Only the top 51 player salaries for a team count against the salary cap in the offseason.

(Note: NFL Player Association records say the Giants have $18,160,235 in salary cap room, including two players on Injured Reserve – linebacker Uani ‘Unga and wide receiver Ben Edwards).

Spotrac.com overview of the New York Giants salary cap situation:

  • 2016 NFL Salary Cap: $155,270,000
  • 2015 Rollover Cap: $11,193,231
  • Adjustment: $856,928
  • New York Giants Adjusted Salary Cap: $167,320,159
  • All Contracts: $157,308,557
  • Top 51 Contracts: $139,233,557
  • Injured Reserve Money: $525,000
  • Dead Money: $9,705,632
  • Total (All): $167,539,189
  • Total (Top 51 Contracts): $149,464,189
  • Cap Space (All):  -$219,030
  • Cap Space (Top 51 plus Draft Pool): $17,855,970
  • Cap Space (Top 51 Contracts): $17,855,970

The top five sources of the dead money are:

  • Offensive Tackle Will Beatty ($5,000,000)
  • Offensive Guard Geoff Schwartz ($1,916,667)
  • Linebacker Jon Beason ($1,466,668)
  • Punter Steve Weatherford ($875,000)
  • Defensive End Damontre Moore ($143,813)

The top-10 players currently counting the most against the team’s 2016 salary cap are:

  1. Quarterback Eli Manning ($24,200,000)
  2. Defensive End Olivier Vernon ($13,000,000)
  3. Defensive End Jason Pierre-Paul ($9,400,000)
  4. Cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie ($8,000,000)
  5. Cornerback Janoris Jenkins ($8,000,000)
  6. Defensive Tackle Damon Harrison ($6,600,000)
  7. Running Back Shane Vereen ($4,916,666)
  8. Wide Receiver Victor Cruz ($4,400,000)
  9. Linebacker J.T. Thomas ($4,000,000)
  10. Wide Receiver/Returner Dwayne Harris ($3,800,000)

NFL Player Association listing of the teams with the most salary cap room:

  1. San Francisco 49ers: $49,504,146
  2. Cleveland Browns: $42,811,540
  3. Jacksonville Jaguars: $40,839,499
  4. Carolina Panthers: $26,266,272
  5. Tennessee Titans: $25,145,195
  6. Chicago Bears: $22,048,450
  7. New York Giants: $18,160,235
Mar 182016
 
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Eli Manning, New York Giants (October 4, 2015)

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According to Spotrac.com, the New York Giants currently have approximately $24.67 million in salary cap space with 64 players currently under contract. Only the top 51 player salaries for a team count against the salary cap in the offseason.

Overview of the New York Giants salary cap situation:

  • 2016 NFL Salary Cap: $155,270,000
  • 2015 Rollover Cap: $11,193,231
  • Adjustment: $856,928
  • New York Giants Adjusted Salary Cap: $167,320,159
  • All Contracts: $138,869,076
  • Top 51 Contracts: $132,944,076
  • Draft Pool: $5,938,031
  • Dead Money: $9,705,632
  • Total (All): $148,574,708
  • Total (Top 51 Contracts): $142,649,708
  • Cap Space (All): $18,745,451
  • Cap Space (Top 51 plus Draft Pool): $18,732,420
  • Cap Space (Top 51 Contracts): $24,670,451

The top five sources of the dead money are:

  • Offensive Tackle Will Beatty ($5,000,000)
  • Offensive Guard Geoff Schwartz ($1,916,667)
  • Linebacker Jon Beason ($1,466,668)
  • Punter Steve Weatherford ($875,000)
  • Defensive End Damontre Moore ($143,813)

The top-10 players currently counting the most against the team’s 2016 salary cap are:

  1. Quarterback Eli Manning ($24,200,000)
  2. Defensive End Olivier Vernon ($13,000,000)
  3. Defensive End Jason Pierre-Paul ($9,400,000)
  4. Cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie ($8,000,000)
  5. Cornerback Janoris Jenkins ($8,000,000)
  6. Defensive Tackle Damon Harrison ($6,600,000)
  7. Running Back Shane Vereen ($4,916,667)
  8. Wide Receiver Victor Cruz ($4,700,000)
  9. Linebacker J.T. Thomas ($4,000,000)
  10. Wide Receiver/Returner Dwayne Harris ($3,800,000)

The following Giants are currently not under contract and unrestricted free agents:

  • WR Rueben Randle
  • WR Hakeem Nicks
  • TE Daniel Fells
  • OC Dallas Reynolds
  • OG Brandon Mosley
  • DE George Selvie
  • DT Cullen Jenkins
  • DT Markus Kuhn
  • DT Barry Cofield
  • LB Jasper Brinkley
  • CB Jayron Hosley
  • CB Trumaine McBride
  • S Craig Dahl
  • S Brandon Meriweather
  • LS Danny Aiken
  • PK Josh Brown

The following Giants have been tendered as exclusive rights or restricted free agents:

  • RB Orleans Darkwa (exclusive rights free agent)
  • WR Myles White (exclusive rights free agent)
  • TE Larry Donnell (restricted free agent)
  • TE Will Tye (exclusive rights free agent)
  • TE Jerome Cunningham (exclusive rights free agent)
  • OG Adam Gettis (exclusive rights free agent)
  • P Brad Wing (exclusive rights free agent)
Feb 152016
 
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Jerry Reese, New York Giants (February 21, 2015)

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According to Spotrac.com, the New York Giants currently have approximately $58 million in salary cap space with 50 players currently under contract. Only the top 51 player salaries for a team count against the salary cap in the offseason.

Overview of the New York Giants salary cap situation:

  • 2016 NFL Salary Cap: $154,000,000
  • 2015 Rollover Cap: $11,193,230
  • New York Giants Adjusted Salary Cap: $165,193,230
  • Top 51 Contracts: $97,410,576
  • Dead Money: $9,708,966
  • Total (with Top 51 Contracts): $107,119,542
  • Cap Space (with Top 51 Contracts): $58,073,688

The top five sources of the dead money are:

  • Offensive Tackle Will Beatty ($5,000,000)
  • Offensive Guard Geoff Schwartz ($1,916,667)
  • Linebacker Jon Beason ($1,466,668)
  • Punter Steve Weatherford ($875,000)
  • Defensive End Damontre Moore ($143,813)

The top-10 players currently counting the most against the team’s 2016 salary cap are:

  1. Quarterback Eli Manning ($24,200,000)
  2. Wide Receiver Victor Cruz ($9,900,000)
  3. Cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie ($8,000,000)
  4. Running Back Shane Vereen ($4,916,667)
  5. Linebacker J.T. Thomas ($4,000,000)
  6. Wide Receiver/Returner Dwayne Harris ($3,800,000)
  7. Offensive Tackle Ereck Flowers ($3,270,845)
  8. Linebacker Jonathan Casillas ($3,166,666)
  9. Wide Receiver Odell Beckham ($2,838,054)
  10. Running Back Rashad Jennings ($2,812,500)

The following Giants are currently not under contract and scheduled to be unrestricted free agents:

  • WR Rueben Randle
  • WR Hakeem Nicks
  • TE Daniel Fells
  • OC Dallas Reynolds
  • OG Brandon Mosley
  • DE Jason Pierre-Paul
  • DE Robert Ayers
  • DE George Selvie
  • DT Cullen Jenkins
  • DT Markus Kuhn
  • DT Barry Cofield
  • LB Jasper Brinkley
  • CB Prince Amukamara
  • CB Jayron Hosley
  • CB Trumaine McBride
  • S Craig Dahl
  • S Brandon Meriweather
  • LS Zak DeOssie
  • LS Danny Aiken
  • PK Josh Brown

The following Giants are not under contract and currently scheduled to be exclusive rights or restricted free agents:

  • RB Orleans Darkwa
  • WR Myles White
  • WR Marcus Harris
  • TE Larry Donnell (restricted free agent)
  • TE Will Tye
  • TE Jerome Cunningham
  • OG Adam Gettis
  • S Bennett Jackson
  • P Brad Wing
Mar 032015
 
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Jerry Reese, New York Giants (May 11, 2012)

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According to Spotrac.com, the New York Giants currently have approximately $10.879 million in salary cap space. This assumes that defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul signs his $14.813 million Franchise tender and does not agree to a longer-term deal that reduces his immediate cap hit.

Overview of the New York Giants salary cap situation:

  • 2015 NFL Salary Cap: $143,280,000
  • New York Giants Adjusted Salary Cap: $143,411,883
  • All Active Contracts: $135,780,248
  • Top 51 Contracts: $123,690,261
  • 2015 NFL Draft Pool: $6,267,498
  • Dead Money: $8,842,893
  • Cap Space (with Top 51 Contracts): $10,878,729

These numbers include the recent releases of running backs David Wilson and Peyton Hillis, defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka, and center J.D. Walton.

Much of the dead money is coming from:

  • Center David Baas ($3,225,000)
  • Defensive End Mathias Kiwanuka ($2,625,000)
  • Defensive End Jason Pierre-Paul ($1,350,000 – mostly from voided option bonus)
  • Running Back David Wilson ($825,364)
  • Center J.D. Walton ($625,000)

The top-10 players currently counting the most against the team’s 2015 salary cap are:

  1. Quarterback Eli Manning ($19,750,000)
  2. Defensive End Jason Pierre-Paul ($14,813,000)
  3. Wide Receiver Victor Cruz ($8,125,000)
  4. Tackle Will Beatty ($8,050,000)
  5. Cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie ($7,250,000)
  6. Cornerback Prince Amukamara ($6,898,000)
  7. Linebacker Jon Beason ($6,691,666)
  8. Guard Geoff Schwartz ($4,975,000)
  9. Linebacker Jameel McClain ($3,400,000)
  10. Punter Steve Weatherford ($3,075,000)