Atlanta Falcons blog: Atlanta football news

[protected-iframe id=”e83eb28b5e6ec90b6ac1ac4bb9ed52cb-58441833-57875119″ info=”http://cinesport.ajc.com/inline/3331104956001/#nolink;” width=”600″ height=”364″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”] After the recent $80.5 million free agency spending spree, the Falcons are $11.6 million under the $133 million salary cap, according to NFLPA documents.

The Falcons now have 57 players under contract, but counting the top 51, per league rules, they have used up $123.9 million of their adjustment cap of $135.7 million.

The only contract not in the NFLPA documents is Joe Hawley’s two-year, $6.5 million contract. His cap number is $2 million for 2014. So the cap space will be reduced by his number subtracted from the 51st lowest salary.

So for projection purposes, the Falcons are at about $9.6 Million under the cap.  

Here are the 2014 cap numbers of the recently signed players: offensive guard Jon Asamoah ( $2.8 million),  defensive tackle/end Jonathan Babineaux ($2.6 million), defensive end Tyson Jackson ($3.1 million), offensive tackle Mike Johnson ($675,000), defensive tackle Corey Peters ($1.468…

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