49ers have $11 million in cap space

49ers have $11 million in cap space
February 20, 2014, 6:45 am
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Carlos Rogers is scheduled to make $6.6 million after he declined a pay cut last season. (USATSI)

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INDIANAPOLIS -- The 49ers have approximately $11 million in salary-cap space with the cap expected to rise to $130 million per team.

The 49ers’ top 51 players account for $121.197 million, a league source told CSNBayArea.com. The 49ers also have a carryover credit from last season of $2.175 million, placing the 49ers at $119.022 million.

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Additionally, the 49ers have reportedly lowered wide receiver Jonathan Baldwin’s cap figure from his scheduled salary of $1.4 million to $645,000. Baldwin can make up the additional $755,000 in incentives, according to ESPN Boston, if he plays in 80 percent of the 49ers’ offensive snaps and if he exceeds 65 receptions for 800 yards.

The salary cap, which was $123 million per team last season, is expected to be $130 million per team, ESPN reported on Thursday.

[RELATED: 2014 NFL projected team-by-team salary cap space]

The 49ers are expected to make other cuts to their salary cap with a pay decrease for cornerback Carlos Rogers expected. The 49ers asked Rogers to take a pay cut last season, but he declined and remained on the team after Chris Culliver sustained a season-ending injury in training camp. Rogers is scheduled to make $6.6 million in salary and bonuses in 2014.


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