2018 Franchise, Transition, RFA Salaries

The NFL has officially set the 2018 salary cap at $177.2MM, an increase of about $10MM from the 2017 season. That uptick means franchise and transition tags, as well as restricted free agent salaries, will also see a bump. Here are the values for the 2018 season, courtesy of a league announcement and Joel Corry of CBSSports.com (Twitter link)

Franchise tag (non-exclusive):

Quarterback: $23.819MM
Running back: $11.866MM
Wide receiver: $15.982MM
Tight end: $9.846MM
Offensive line: $14.077MM
Defensive end: $17.143MM
Defensive tackle: $13.939MM
Linebacker: $14.961MM
Cornerback: $14.975MM
Safety: $11.287MM
Kicker/Punter: $4.939MM

Transition tag:

Quarterback: $20.922MM
Running back: $9.630MM
Wide receiver: $13.924MM
Tight end: $8.428MM
Offensive line: $12.525MM
Defensive end: $14.200MM
Defensive tackle: $11.407MM
Linebacker: $12.810MM
Cornerback: $12.971MM
Safety: $9.536MM
Kicker/Punter: $4.493MM

Restricted free agent tenders:

First round tender: $4.149MM
Second round tender: $2.914MM
Original round/right of first refusal: $1.907MM

For more information on these subjects, check out the Pro Football Glossary entries on franchise/transition tags and restricted free agency.

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