The Cowboys have a big problem waiting for them for next season.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Dallas is currently projected to be $31 million over the salary cap in 2014.
Dallas now projected to be NFL-high $31 million over salary cap next year. One NFL exec called Dallas’ cap situation in 2014 “a train wreck”
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 20, 2013
This is why the Cowboys had no problem releasing Jay Ratliff. He’s hurt and they can’t afford to hold onto an aging veteran. They might also have to ask DeMarcus Ware to take a pay cut.