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Saints News, 3/2/15: NFL Rosters Could Expand From 53 to 55

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From Mike Florio: Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the Competition Committee is considering expanding rosters from 53 to 55. Opposition to larger rosters previously came from the fact that more than a few teams were having trouble staying under a salary cap that was flat and/or “smoothing.” In recent years, the salary cap has been increasing more quickly. Coupled with the impact of the rookie wage scale on the market for veterans (many are paid less and less because quality rookies are cheaper than ever), there’s plenty of extra cash available under the cap to pay two more players per team.

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