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NFL Salary Cap for 2022 Increases By Nearly $26M to $208.2M

Miami Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki (88) walks on the field ahead of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Miami Dolphins placed the franchise tag on tight end Mike Gesicki on Tuesday, March 8, which will keep him under contract for the 2022 season. (AP Photo/Willfredo Lee, File)
Miami Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki (88) walks on the field ahead of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Miami Dolphins placed the franchise tag on tight end Mike Gesicki on Tuesday, March 8, which will keep him under contract for the 2022 season. (AP Photo/Willfredo Lee, File)
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(AP) -- The NFL's salary cap for 2022 will be $208.2 million, a healthy increase from the previous, pandemic-impacted years.

The cap is going up from $182.5 million, which was down by nearly $10 million from the 2020 season.