The NFL salary cap
is calculated by the current CBA to be 59.5% of the total projected league revenue for the upcoming year. This number, divided by the number of teams, determines an individual team's maximum salary cap. For 2008, this was approximately $116 million per team. For 2009, a minimum
6% increase raised this number to at least $123 million. For all of you nerds out there, here is the actual mathematical calculation:
Projected revenue x CBA Percentage...