The NFL's new year begins at 1 p.m.
The NFL has announced the salary cap for the 2012 season will be 120.6 million, slightly more than the 120.375 million figure from 2011.As such, and by the math done on this end, the Raiders are 1.
Carson Palmer's restructured contract, announced by Oakland Thursday evening, actually saved the Raiders 9.34 million against the salary cap, according to Scout.com.
With the deadline for franchise tags just two days away, 11 NFL teams have locked up scheduled free agents with the designation.The 49ers, of course, placed a one-year, 6.2 million tender on safety
1. Tag, youre it: Its Franchise Tag Friday. The deadline is Monday, but most teams will exercise their option by today.