Florio reports that the NFLPA is planning for a minimal cap increase for 2013, only about $400K/team: NFLPA expects small increase in salary cap | ProFootballTalk That's pretty much what Robert Kraft had predicted and planned for, contrary to the expectations of some. The new TV revenues kick in in 2014, but the cap may not increase for some time: NFL - Soaring revenues won't coincide with salary-cap growth - ESPN A number of teams will be very hard squeezed in 2013: - The Jets have $140M cap figure in committed contracts. - The Saints are looking at a $16M cap crunch, not including FAs such as OT Jermon Bushrod and DT Sedrick Ellis: Saints facing a cap mess in 2013 | ProFootballTalk Lots of others will be squeezed. The Pats will probably be in pretty good situation, but things will be tight, as usual. While that won't be fun, it probably favors the smart organizations (such as the Pats).