Welcome, John: Put on your thinking cap

January, 26, 2013
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New GM John Idzik is known as a salary-cap guru. Well, he'll have to do a lot of "guru-ing" to fix the Jets. The team's 10 highest cap figures account for $110 million of the projected $120 million cap. Obviously some of these players will be cut to create room, but it still will be a tight squeeze.

The 10 highest cap charges for 2013:

LB David Harris -- $13 million

QB Mark Sanchez -- $12.8 million

WR Santonio Holmes -- $12.5 million

OT Jason Smith -- $12 million

LB Calvin Pace -- $11.6 million

CB Antonio Cromartie -- $10.8 million

LT D'Brickashaw Ferguson -- $10.7 million

C Nick Mangold -- $9.1 million

CB Darrelle Revis -- $9 million

LB Bart Scott -- $8.7 million

Rich Cimini

ESPN New York Jets reporter

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