Cap space leaves Redskins with little wiggle room to even sign draft picks

Most teams have completed their big spending in free agency, and draft picks are a bargain in this new CBA, but it's always interesting to take a snapshot of available cap space. Included here are the updated numbers from the NFL Management Council for all teams as of Tuesday.

Several teams are still seeking to sign their own players to massive extensions -- Green Bay with Aaron Rodgers; Atlanta with Matt Ryan -- so having cash on hand and cap space available is never a bad thing.

The Redskins remain in pretty bad shape, thanks in large part to the controversial cap penalties they were assessed, though they could create plenty of wiggle room by releasing corner Josh Wilson, for instance, and the reality is they will have to make room just to be able to sign their draft picks.

Washington entered the week with just under $30,000 in cap space. The 49ers ($826,000) and Steelers ($1.087M) are also short on supply right now, while teams like the Browns, Bengals and Jaguars have more room than they could ever really spend.

League Top51 Salary Cap Report (as of 4/22/2013)
League Cap: $123 million
Club Club Adjust Adjusted Cap Team Salary Top 51 Room* # SB Para5 LTBE Misc
ARZ 3,963,415 126,963,415 117,038,629 9,420,786 61 37,112,392 67.0M 3.2M 9.7M
ATL 286,300 123,286,300 120,179,699 2,602,601 58 28,787,142 75.8M 3.5M 12.0M
BLT 382,431 123,382,431 118,553,179 4,325,252 68 45,616,371 64.6M 1.6M 6.7M
BUF 10,178,418 133,178,418 119,204,386 13,470,032 70 34,875,359 72.7M 8.8M 2.9M
CAR 3,736,381 126,736,381 120,397,393 5,834,988 67 45,905,646 59.7M 6.1M 8.7M
CHI 6,413,255 129,413,255 125,750,385 3,158,870 74 20,265,681 95.0M 10.3M 229K
CIN 11,430,931 134,430,931 105,747,984 28,178,947 69 18,464,206 72.8M 12.8M 1.7M
CLV 14,612,465 137,612,465 103,647,155 33,461,310 64 19,338,133 61.8M 15.2M 7.3M
DAL -3,000,844 119,999,156 114,621,151 4,874,005 69 49,921,424 58.4M 365K 5.9M
DEN 17,264,991 140,264,991 131,273,468 8,487,523 64 25,067,654 97.6M 3.9M 4.7M
DET -1,008,983 121,991,017 114,721,106 6,765,911 67 50,008,264 58.7M 1.9M 4.1M
GB 8,325,731 131,325,731 115,162,178 15,659,553 67 23,582,954 76.8M 13.9M 959K
HST 2,550,726 125,550,726 121,663,466 3,383,260 57 37,373,621 80.6M 2.5M 1.1M
IND 1,914,274 124,914,274 115,024,741 9,385,533 76 29,219,470 71.7M 8.6M 5.6M
JAX 22,563,116 145,563,116 119,099,034 25,960,082 61 24,920,419 70.0M 5.8M 19.3M
KC 14,570,615 137,570,615 133,147,160 3,919,455 69 30,921,307 83.5M 7.3M 11.3M
MIA 5,727,327 128,727,327 118,999,660 9,223,667 63 29,865,751 83.4M 2.7M 3.0M
MIN 7,297,214 130,297,214 122,955,624 6,837,590 65 26,336,886 87.6M 7.9M 1.1M
NE 6,656,344 129,656,344 120,432,407 8,719,937 68 51,710,848 57.0M 6.1M 5.6M
NO 2,123,237 125,123,237 122,983,258 1,635,979 71 44,844,998 73.2M 3.7M 1.2M
NYG 1,091,284 124,091,284 119,650,326 3,936,958 77 37,993,798 72.0M 2.4M 7.2M
NYJ 4,032,737 127,032,737 121,777,266 4,751,471 72 28,598,280 68.8M 6.9M 17.4M
OAK 4,187,041 127,187,041 123,502,392 3,180,649 61 32,394,241 50.0M 6.7M 34.3M
PHI 23,814,669 146,814,669 123,175,863 23,134,806 74 22,596,951 75.1M 14.3M 11.2M
PIT 1,926,811 124,926,811 123,335,384 1,087,427 65 46,394,314 69.7M 1.9M 5.4M
SD 517,848 123,517,848 116,735,718 6,278,130 61 34,624,672 80.1M 545K 1.4M
SEA 14,208,125 137,208,125 129,504,117 7,200,008 70 25,958,726 95.9M 4.9M 2.8M
SF 3,277,319 126,277,319 124,947,321 825,998 64 26,322,161 83.1M 14.5M 1.0M
SL -329,663 122,670,337 118,393,438 3,772,899 52 19,232,319 71.6M 16.9M 10.6M
TB 11,721,722 134,721,722 105,318,452 28,899,270 76 15,817,116 77.7M 11.2M 683K
TEN 12,711,913 135,711,913 128,867,121 6,340,792 70 33,115,000 88.4M 3.0M 4.4M
WAS -12,913,767 110,086,233 109,552,284 29,949 72 26,683,610 72.1M 5.5M 5.3M
Total 200,233,383 4,136,233,383 3,825,361,745 294,743,638   1,023,869,714 2.4B 214.5M 215M
Avg 6,257,293 129,257,293 119,542,555 9,210,739   31,995,929 74.1M 6.7M 6.7M
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