"damien927" wrote:
it is a hard cap and nobody can go over it..... the problem is that certain types of bonuses don't count towards the cap and there are many creative ways to make the hard number smaller.
These are the teams that were over the cap as of Dec. 26, 2005;

Oakland Raiders - $35 M over

Denver Broncos - $31 M over

New York Jets - $30 M over

Kansas City Chiefs - $28 M over

Washington Redskins - $27 M over

And these are the teams that have less than $5 million as of April;

Miami Dolphins - $4.8 M

24 Buffalo Bills - $4.8 M

Pittsburgh Steelers - $4.8 M

Washington Redskins - $4.4 M

Oakland Raiders - $3.9 M

NY Giants $3.9 M

Detroit Lions - $3.5 M

Atlanta Falcons - $3.5 M

Carolina Panthers - $3.3 M

Tennessee Titans - $462,300

The Vikings are at $10.2 M