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REPORT: NFL Salary Cap for 2020 to Increase by $10 Million

With 2020 set to open next Wednesday, a crucial detail is now being made clear. As it has for several years for now, the 's will increase to $198.2 million this year. This is a $10 million increase from 2019.

This increase isn't unexpected, and is in keeping with the pattern of change going back several years now.

While the $10 million increase was expected, the finalization of this detail along with this morning's approval of the new collective bargaining agreement will help push along contract negotiations with major . This is imperative for the , who are hoping to have deals worked out theirs before next week's deadlines.

The must be assigned to players by noon on Monday. Free agency is set to begin on Wednesday at 4:00 pm.

While these deadlines may still change to concerns around , the NFL has not yet indicated it wants to alter its schedule anymore than it already has. Getting the done today pushes things further in that direction.

For the Cowboys, hopefully this more solid footing will allow them to finalize deals and decisions on players like and in short order.

Business is definitely picking up for the NFL as next week is charging toward us.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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