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How much cap room do the Jaguars have?

The Jacksonville Jaguars will have some of the most cap room in the NFL for 2015, but how much exactly do they have to spend?

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The Jacksonville Jaguars look to be big spenders during the 2015 NFL free agency period, part out of necessity and part out of careful planning of the salary cap. The team has positioned themselves to be in a healthy cap situation for years to come, even if they open up the check book this offseason.

According to Over The Cap, the Jaguars have projected cap room of $63 million, based on a projected salary cap of $161.7 million. I believe that would lead the NFL in room, which means the Jaguars could virtually sign whoever they want.

The team can give themselves even more room if they choose to part with some big contracts (Paul Posluszny, Marcedes Lewis), but even that isn't necessary at this point. The team has some friendly cost-controlled deals from quarterback Blake Bortles, Luke Joeckel, Allen Robinson and Marqise Lee thanks to the new rookie rule, barring players from renegotiating until after their third NFL season.

The Jaguars can pay upfront money to free agents and work their cap so by the time it comes to (hopefully) re-sign those players, they won't have any cap issues.

There is more than enough room for the Jaguars to sign 3-4 front line players if they wish, the only question is if they will. All indications are however, that general manager Dave Caldwell and owner Shad Khan plan to be aggressive and open the check book.