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49ers own about $8 million in salary cap space; Team’s 10 most expensive players in 2023

Feb 7, 2023 at 9:38 AM


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On January 30, the NFL announced that the salary cap figure for each team would be $224.8 million in 2023. According to updates from OverTheCap.com, the San Francisco 49ers have been hovering around $8 million in salary cap space. The team currently owns $8.16 million in salary cap space, per the site.

The NFL team with the most salary cap space is the Chicago Bears, currently listed at about $93.5 million. They are followed by the Atlanta Falcons ($56.5 million) and New York Giants ($47.5 million).

OverTheCap.com lists 14 teams over the upcoming salary cap limit. Those teams will have until the start of the new league year on March 15 to get under the $224.8 million limit. The New Orleans Saints are currently listed at $60.35 million over the cap, the most by any team in the NFL.

The 49ers own the third-lowest cap space among teams currently under the upcoming $224.8 million limit. The Philadelphia Eagles own $4.36 million in salary cap space, while the Pittsburgh Steelers are $1.03 million below the limit.

Below is the current salary cap space for each NFL team, per OverTheCap.com.

  1. Bears, $93,505,199
  2. Falcons, $56,540,855
  3. Giants, $47,519,461
  4. Texans, $37,556,053
  5. Bengals, $35,673,058
  6. Patriots, $32,730,947
  7. Seahawks, $31,042,644
  8. Ravens, $26,053,480
  9. Raiders, $18,842,838
  10. Cardinals, $14,589,205
  11. Lions, $13,827,618
  12. Chiefs, $13,512,266
  13. Colts, $12,586,428
  14. Broncos, $9,218,724
  15. Commanders, $8,358,246
  16. 49ers, $8,163,016
  17. Eagles, $4,361,666
  18. Steelers, $1,032,747
  19. Jets, ($914,498)
  20. Cowboys, ($7,055,002)
  21. Panthers, ($7,901,728)
  22. Rams, ($14,122,570)
  23. Browns, ($14,519,606)
  24. Dolphins, ($16,377,201)
  25. Packers, ($16,481,743)
  26. Bills, ($16,840,436)
  27. Chargers, ($20,261,524)
  28. Titans, ($21,478,634)
  29. Jaguars, ($22,233,686)
  30. Vikings, ($23,433,507)
  31. Buccaneers, ($55,031,921)
  32. Saints, ($60,354,996)

Below is a list of the 10 49ers players with the largest salary cap hits in 2023, per OverTheCap.com.

  1. OT Trent Williams, $27,227,424
  2. DL Arik Armstead, $23,993,059
  3. LB Fred Warner, $18,525,000
  4. TE George Kittle, $18,033,751
  5. DE Nick Bosa, $17,859,000
  6. CB Charvarius Ward, $16,405,000
  7. RB Christian McCaffrey, $12,000,000
  8. QB Trey Lance, $9,301,434
  9. WR Deebo Samuel, $8,653,529
  10. FB Kyle Juszczyk, $6,565,221

The following 21 49ers players are scheduled to become unrestricted free agents on March 15, per Spotrac.com.

  • LB Azeez Al-Shaair
  • C Jake Brendel
  • OL Daniel Brunskill
  • TE Ross Dwelley
  • DE Samson Ebukam
  • QB Jimmy Garoppolo
  • S Tashaun Gipson
  • K Robbie Gould
  • DT Maurice Hurst
  • DE Kerry Hyder
  • QB Josh Johnson
  • TE Tyler Kroft
  • OT Mike McGlinchey
  • S Tarvarius Moore
  • CB Emmanuel Moseley
  • DE Charles Omenihu
  • LS Taybor Pepper
  • DT Hassan Ridgeway
  • CB Jason Verrett
  • DB Jimmie Ward
  • DE Jordan Willis
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