NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement

Article 13
Salary Cap Accounting Rules

Section 6(d)(ii)
Valuation of Player Contracts

Notwithstanding any provision in a Player Contract to the contrary or when such payments are actually made, the following rules shall apply in determining the amount of a player’s Salary that is to be included in Team Salary in a particular League Year for purposes of the Salary Cap:


Fifty percent (50%) of any Salary for a season more than three years after the Final League Year that is guaranteed for both skill and injury-related termination shall be reallocated into Salary and Team Salary into the remaining League Years of the contract within the express term of this Agreement in any manner the Club chooses.