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Listing the top salaries, cap hits, cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active NFL players.

2016 Linebacker Cap Hit Rankings

Player 2016 cap-hit
1

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$19,100,000
2

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$15,131,250
3

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$13,750,000
4

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$11,666,668
5

Jerod Mayo

Inside Linebacker
$11,400,000
6

Julius Peppers

Outside Linebacker
$10,500,000
7

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$10,000,000
8

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$9,605,014
9

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$9,554,000
10

Donald Butler

Inside Linebacker
$9,280,000
11

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$9,047,500
12

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$8,450,000
13

Brian Orakpo

Outside Linebacker
$8,250,000
14

Dont'a Hightower

Outside Linebacker
$7,751,000

Melvin Ingram

Outside Linebacker
$7,751,000

Quinton Coples

Outside Linebacker
$7,751,000
17

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$7,700,000
18

Pernell McPhee

Outside Linebacker
$7,675,000
19

DeAndre Levy

Outside Linebacker
$7,650,000
20

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$7,500,000

Daryl Washington

Inside Linebacker
$7,500,000

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$7,500,000
23

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
$7,450,000
24

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$7,375,000
25

Connor Barwin

Outside Linebacker
$7,350,000
26

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$7,300,000
27

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$7,125,000
28

Lamarr Houston

Outside Linebacker
$6,990,000
29

Karlos Dansby

Inside Linebacker
$6,500,000
30

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$6,425,000
31

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$6,312,500
32

K.J. Wright

Outside Linebacker
$6,250,000
33

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$6,074,454
34

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$6,068,750
35

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$6,000,000
36

Sean Lee

Outside Linebacker
$5,950,000
37

Whitney Mercilus

Outside Linebacker
$5,800,000
38

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$5,750,000
39

Curtis Lofton

Inside Linebacker
$5,500,000
40

Dante Fowler Jr.

Outside Linebacker
$5,338,694
41

Barkevious Mingo

Outside Linebacker
$5,201,319
42

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
$5,093,727
43

Perry Riley

Inside Linebacker
$5,049,804
44

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$5,000,000

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$5,000,000
46

Koa Misi

Outside Linebacker
$4,878,000
47

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$4,604,166
48

Mychal Kendricks

Inside Linebacker
$4,600,000
49

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
$4,500,000
50

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$4,375,000
51

Erik Walden

Outside Linebacker
$4,250,000

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$4,250,000

Bruce Carter

Inside Linebacker
$4,250,000
54

Rey Maualuga

Inside Linebacker
$4,084,375
55

J.T. Thomas

Outside Linebacker
$4,000,000
56

Vontaze Burfict

Outside Linebacker
$3,825,000
57

Dan Skuta

Outside Linebacker
$3,600,000
58

Anthony Barr

Outside Linebacker
$3,475,500
59

Brooks Reed

Outside Linebacker
$3,440,000
60

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$3,400,000
61

Dannell Ellerbe

Outside Linebacker
$3,200,000
62

Willie Young

Outside Linebacker
$3,166,668
63

Jonathan Casillas

Outside Linebacker
$3,166,666
64

Arthur Moats

Outside Linebacker
$3,133,333
65

Malcolm Smith

Inside Linebacker
$3,000,000

Akeem Ayers

Outside Linebacker
$3,000,000
67

Jarvis Jones

Outside Linebacker
$2,769,933
68

Josh Mauga

Inside Linebacker
$2,700,000
69

Akeem Dent

Inside Linebacker
$2,625,000
70

Ryan Shazier

Inside Linebacker
$2,592,876
71

Bjoern Werner

Outside Linebacker
$2,512,491
72

Nate Irving

Inside Linebacker
$2,500,000
73

C.J. Mosley

Inside Linebacker
$2,396,728
74

Alec Ogletree

Outside Linebacker
$2,236,829
75

Dee Ford

Outside Linebacker
$2,225,100
76

Marcus Smith

Outside Linebacker
$2,127,024
77

Deone Bucannon

Inside Linebacker
$2,102,510
78

Bud Dupree

Outside Linebacker
$2,095,973
79

Shane Ray

Outside Linebacker
$2,072,476
80

Shaq Thompson

Outside Linebacker
$2,001,983
81

Andrew Gachkar

Outside Linebacker
$1,900,000
82

Stephone Anthony

Inside Linebacker
$1,757,208
83

Manti Te'o

Inside Linebacker
$1,645,770
84

Jonathan Freeny

Inside Linebacker
$1,537,500
85

James Harrison

Outside Linebacker
$1,500,000
86

A.J. Hawk

Outside Linebacker
$1,400,000

Mark Herzlich

Outside Linebacker
$1,400,000
88

Kevin Minter

Inside Linebacker
$1,396,903
89

Kyle Van Noy

Outside Linebacker
$1,391,482
90

Preston Smith

Outside Linebacker
$1,313,490
91

Trent Murphy

Outside Linebacker
$1,219,854
92

Benardrick McKinney

Inside Linebacker
$1,214,801
93

Hau'oli Kikaha

Outside Linebacker
$1,196,889
94

Jamie Collins

Outside Linebacker
$1,196,682
95

Eric Kendricks

Inside Linebacker
$1,171,800
96

Jeremiah Attaochu

Outside Linebacker
$1,146,300
97

Arthur Brown

Inside Linebacker
$1,130,892
98

Nick Bellore

Inside Linebacker
$1,130,000
99

Denzel Perryman

Inside Linebacker
$1,085,562
100

Kavell Conner

Inside Linebacker
$1,040,000