Elite Womens Chris Paul Jersey The NFL would prefer the players’ now-ubiquitous protests take a back seat to the action this season, but it looks like the league won’t get its wish.
If Womens Janoris Jenkins Jersey anything, the players seem ready to take their social critique beyond sitting during the national anthem.
Kaepernick’s movement, which many believe has cost him a job, has grown this season, with offshoots of the protest forming, including players showing solidarity by putting their hands on each other’s backs during the anthem.
Authentic Billy Turner Jersey Bennett’s raised fist, however, is the first instance of a player seeming to protest during a game.
While the NFL battles declining ratings and a negative perception surrounding the anthem protests, the league office can’t be excited to see players moving their demonstrations to the field of play.
The increase from $143 million per team last season 鈥?the biggest single-year boost since 2006 鈥?was fueled by a flood of revenue from the new Thursday night TV package and other income that exceeded league projections.
The cap also jumped when the NFL was caught by NFLPA auditors trying to pull a fast one on the union by hiding some revenue from the cap formula. An arbitrator ruled against the league, adding nearly $2 million to this season’s overall cap figure.
As a result, the Giants are projected to have $57.743 million in cap space when free agency begins March 9, the fifth-most in the league. The Jets are projected to have $21.951 million, which ranks 21st.
The cap figure also means the values for the franchise and transition tags are set. The franchise tag for 2016 鈥?the guaranteed one-year contract for a player who doesn’t agree to a long-term deal 鈥?will range from a high of $19.953 million for quarterbacks to a low of $4.572 million for kickers and punters.