And the Salary Cap for 2012 Is...

Jay Glazer unveiled what he heard for the salary cap for 2012 last night, but today it was confirmed that the salary cap will be set at $120.6 million. That's a very miniscule increase over the prior season's $120.375 million, essentially setting 2012's cap figure as flat compared to last year.

Don't get used to a flat increase though, as next year the cap should spike thanks to the new TV deal.

The cap figures also come with a bonus - the restricted free agent tenders franchise tag numbers were unveiled as well. For those, hit the jump.

One final note before that though - teams have to be at the cap number by Tuesday afternoon, and for the offseason, only the 51 highest-paid (yeah, only) players count.

The regular restricted free-agent tender is $1.26 million, while a second-round tender is $1.927 million. The first-round tender amount is $2.742 million.

Quarterback: $14.436
Running back: $7.742
Wide receiver: $9.515
Tight end: $5.446
Offensive line: $9.383
Defensive end: $10.605
Defensive tackle: $7.96
Linebacker: $8.856
Cornerback: $10.281
Safety: $6.212
Kicker/Punter: $2.654

... And we wonder why five kickers were tagged? Either way, this sets Matt Forte at $7.742 million.

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