Cowboys’ salary cap situation starting 2014: $22 million over

01/04/2014 8:23 PM

01/05/2014 12:02 AM

The Dallas Cowboys begin the off-season with 20 of 22 starters signed for next season. They have 50 players under contract for 2014 for $136.9 million. The Cowboys also have $11.8 million in dead money they will have to eat, including $6.9 million for Jay Ratliff and $2.1 million for Nate Livings. That means they currently have a total salary figure of $148.7 million for 2014, the most of any team in the NFL. The 2014 cap is projected to be $126.3 million.

Position Player Age Contract status Base salary in 2013
WR Dez Bryant 25 Signed through 2014 $1.6 million
LT Tyron Smith 23 Signed through 2014 $1.5 million
LG Ron Leary 24 Signed through 2014 $405,000
C Travis Frederick 22 Signed through 2016 $405,000
RG Mackenzy Bernadeau 28 Signed through 2015 $715,000
RT Doug Free 29 Signed through 2014 $3.5 million
TE Jason Witten 31 Signed through 2017 $940,000
WR Miles Austin 29 Signed through 2016 $840,000
WR Terrance Williams 24 Signed through 2016 $405,000
QB Tony Romo 33 Signed through 2019 $1.5 million
RB DeMarco Murray 25 Signed through 2014 $620,313
Position Player Age Contract status Base salary in 2013
DE Anthony Spencer 29 Contract has expired $10.6 million
NT Nick Hayden 27 Signed through 2014 $630,000
DT Jason Hatcher 31 Contract has expired $2 million
DE DeMarcus Ware 31 Signed through 2015 $840,000
WLB Bruce Carter 25 Signed through 2014 $766,327
MLB Sean Lee 27 Signed through 2019 $630,000
SLB Kyle Wilber 24 Signed through 2015 $480,000
LCB Brandon Carr 27 Signed through 2016 $715,000
RCB Orlando Scandrick 26 Signed through 2018 $715,000
FS Barry Church 25 Signed through 2016 $823,000
SS Jeff Heath 22 Signed through 2015 $405,000

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