NFL teams could see a significant boost in their spending room in a couple years, if the details of a recent report are true.
The NFL Players Association has advised players and agents that the salary cap will see "significant growth" by 2014 "and beyond," league sources told NESN.com.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who was a central figure in last year's collective bargaining agreement, is among the salary-cap expansion skeptics, however, and doesn't foresee a dramatic uptick in future cap figures.
"I don't really see that happening," Kraft said of the potential 2014 cap boost, according to NESN.com. "I think there's going to be a smooth growth. I don't think what happened in '06 will happen in the future here because if you understand the labor agreement in the long-term part of this, there will be a smooth growth. And anyone who assumes huge jumps, I hope they're in our division."
The league set the 2012 cap at $120.6 million, keeping the figure close to last season's $120 million.