And down the stretch they come.
"Stretch" is the operative word here as all 32 teams look to put their financial books in the proverbial taffy machine and get as much bang for their buck as possible.
Reworking, restructuring and re-signing are not nearly as fascinating to some as touchdowns, sacks or interceptions, but it’s a necessary evil of the job for all of the franchises as they prepare for the business side of 2013.
So, which teams have the most work to do with less? Here’s a list of the 12 clubs (in order of least financially strapped to most) that are reportedly less than $10 million under the league’s $123 million cap number this upcoming season.
Note: Financial and salary-cap information for the teams in this piece come courtesy of www.spotrac.com. Please refer to the site for the most updated information as teams remain active this weekend.