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Breaking down the Cardinals' salary cap: Defensive tackles

2/16/2015

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Teams have less than a month to get their top 51 salaries under the 2015 salary cap, which has yet to be determined, by March 10, when the new league year begins.

The Arizona Cardinals' top 51 salaries are currently worth $148.9 million, with four players --Larry Fitzgerald, Patrick Peterson, Calais Campbell and Carson Palmer -- eating up 45.4 percent of that sum.

Over the next 11 days, the Cardinals’ salary-cap situation will be broken down here by position.

Darnell Dockett

Cap hit: $9.8 million

Final season under contract: 2015

Cash value: $6.8 million

Notes: Dockett missed all of 2014 after surgery to repair an ACL.

Frostee Rucker

Cap hit: $1.17 million

Final season under contract: 2015

Cash value: $1.1 million

Notes: Rucker received a $100,000 escalator from 2014.

Ed Stinson

Cap hit: $556, 685

Final season under contract: 2017

Cash value:$510,000

Notes: Stinson missed last two games on injured reserve.

Currently not signed for 2015: Dan Williams, Tommy Kelly, Alameda Ta'amu.