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How can the Falcons create more cap space this offseason?

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By: Deen Worley

For the past few offseasons, the Falcons have been forced to part ways with numerous players due to a lack of salary cap space. That won’t be the case in 2023, though, as the front office can finally construct the roster the way head coach Arthur Smith and general manager Terry Fontenot envisioned.

Currently, the Falcons have $56.6 million in projected cap space for this offseason (according to Spotrac). This includes cap rollover and the 19 players signed to reserve/future contracts in early January.

Below we’ve broken down how Atlanta can maximize its cap space this offeason through cuts, trades and extensions. But first, let’s explain the rule of 51.

Originally posted on Falcons Wire