Buffalo Bills Roll Over 2011 Salary Cap Room To 2012 Year

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Steve Johnson #13 of the Buffalo Bills runs after a catch against Dion Lewis #28 of the Philadelphia Eagles at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 9, 2011 in Orchard Park, New York. Buffalo won 31-24. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Early last week, we told you that the Buffalo Bills had the option to roll over about $21 million of free space from their 2011 salary cap to 2012. ESPN's John Clayton has now reported that 30 NFL teams rolled over their salary cap space, and the Bills are among them.

Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel published a chart this week looking at each team's available salary cap space in 2012. The Bills stand ninth in available cap room on the chart, and with the savings from the re-worked Terrence McGee contract, they're now only around $500,000 behind San Fransisco in eighth.

With just under $35.4 million to spend on rookie and free agent contracts in 2012, the Bills can certainly afford to work out deals with Stevie Johnson and other free agents in their cash-to-the-cap model, which just got an infusion of new money. It just remains to be seen who will get that money.

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