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The timing of the decision to trade left tackle Cordy Glenn is significant, given the salary cap ramifications. Glenn signed a five-year, $60 million contract in 2016. Under the terms of that deal, $6.5 million of his $9.25 million base salary becomes guaranteed Friday, the third day of the league year. Additionally, Glenn is due a $2 million roster bonus Sunday. Tea…

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With free agency starting next week, the Bills' decision to trade Tyrod Taylor to the Cleveland Browns for a third-round pick means more salary cap room. Taylor cannot be officially traded until the start of the league year on Wednesday at 4 p.m., but teams can begin talking to the agents for prospective free agents when the legal tampering period begins Monday. The …

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The NFL's salary cap will climb from $167 million last season to $177.2 million for the 2018 campaign, according to multiple reports Monday. Most estimates had the number moving to at least $178 million and possibly $179 million. Pro Football Talk reported additional money was diverted to the Player Performance Pool to reward players who are lower paid but play a high n…