The BFL salary cap has been increased to $100 million dollars & has a new structure that is much simpler for players to understand. The old salary cap was $80,000,000.00 and was an incentive based cap, but there were game bonuses along with season bonuses. Now players have one goal to complete in order to level up their ratings and salary. There are no multi-year contracts in the BFL, so players have to prove themselves every season.
Tiers And Their Money Value
Every archetype in the BFL has tiers that indicate a skill gap and pay gap. Gold star tiers are not only better than bronze players, they make more money also. Of course, with great skill comes great expectations. More is expected of gold star player than a bronze player. Elite players are expected to be the best players on the team and in the league, meanwhile bronze players have no expectations.
- Gold (Elite) = $10,000,000.00
- Silver (Pro) = $5,000,000.00
- Bronze (Average) = $1,000,000.00
Draft Picks And Their Money Value
Each season the BFL Draft will shake up the league with new exciting players coming in. By default, all teams will begin with 7 draft picks, but they can have more or less if they choose to make trades. New college athletes coming into the league will be paid according to the round they were drafted in. 1st round picks are valued as gold and is worth $10,000,000.00. 2nd-3rd round picks are valued as silver and is worth $5,000,000.00. 4th-7th round picks are valued as bronze players and is worth the average salary of $1,000,000.00 per year.
- 1st Round Picks (Gold) = $10,000,000.00
- 2nd Round Picks (Silver) = $5,000,000.00
- 3rd Round Picks (Silver) = $5,000,000.00
- 4th Round Picks (Bronze) = $1,000,000.00
- 5th Round Picks (Bronze) = $1,000,000.00
- 6th Round Picks (Bronze) = $1,000,000.00
- 7th Round Picks (Bronze) = $1,000,000.00