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NFL.com: Cowboys Have $6.7 Million In Cap Room

Jason La Canfora of NFL.com has published a table that estimates each team's payroll and room left under the adjusted $120,375,000 salary cap. Just one team - the Rams - currently fails to fall under the cap, and the league average is about $11 million of cap room.

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That average is impacted by seven teams, led by the Chiefs (at $33 million), with over $23 million in cap space for 2011. As La Canfora notes, in spite of early indications to the contrary, teams do not have to reach a salary floor of 89% of the cap until 2013. Somewhat surprisingly, the one NFC East club with more cap room than the Cowboys are the Redskins. The suddenly wheeling, dealing Eagles sit about $2.2 million under.

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The Cowboys figure to use their room one way or another, through some combination of signing players who are still available or who will be cut, and restructuring deals to ease their burden in future seasons.

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