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

2015 Linebacker Cap Hit Rankings

Player 2015 cap-hit
1

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$13,195,000
2

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$12,700,000
3

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$12,566,250
4

Jared Allen

Outside Linebacker
$12,500,000
5

Julius Peppers

Outside Linebacker
$12,000,000
6

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$9,754,000
7

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$8,666,666
8

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$8,200,000
9

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$7,891,250
10

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$7,654,000
11

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$7,500,000
12

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$7,470,586
13

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$7,375,000
14

Rey Maualuga

Inside Linebacker
$7,137,500
15

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$7,055,000
16

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$7,038,000
17

Connor Barwin

Outside Linebacker
$7,000,000
18

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$6,953,125
19

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$6,885,416
20

Pernell McPhee

Outside Linebacker
$6,675,000
21

Curtis Lofton

Inside Linebacker
$6,600,000
22

Daryl Washington

Inside Linebacker
$6,500,000
23

Jerod Mayo

Inside Linebacker
$6,100,000
24

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$6,000,000
25

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$5,900,000
26

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$5,800,000
27

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$5,750,000
28

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$5,575,000
29

Karlos Dansby

Inside Linebacker
$5,500,000
30

Donald Butler

Inside Linebacker
$5,480,000
31

Junior Galette

Outside Linebacker
$5,450,000

Sean Lee

Inside Linebacker
$5,450,000
33

Derrick Johnson

Inside Linebacker
$5,250,000
34

Vontaze Burfict

Outside Linebacker
$5,175,000
35

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$5,062,045
36

Tamba Hali

Outside Linebacker
$4,964,706
37

Aldon Smith

Outside Linebacker
$4,854,875
38

K.J. Wright

Outside Linebacker
$4,750,000
39

Dan Skuta

Outside Linebacker
$4,600,000
40

DeAndre Levy

Outside Linebacker
$4,500,000
41

Brian Orakpo

Outside Linebacker
$4,468,750
42

Barkevious Mingo

Outside Linebacker
$4,458,273
43

Koa Misi

Inside Linebacker
$4,438,000
44

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$4,275,000
45

Dante Fowler Jr.

Outside Linebacker
$4,270,955
46

Bruce Carter

Outside Linebacker
$4,250,000

Erik Walden

Outside Linebacker
$4,250,000
48

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
$4,244,773
49

Jon Beason

Inside Linebacker
$4,154,166
50

Perry Riley

Inside Linebacker
$4,049,804
51

David Hawthorne

Inside Linebacker
$4,010,000
52

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$4,002,283
53

Jabaal Sheard

Outside Linebacker
$4,000,000

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$4,000,000

Malcolm Smith

Outside Linebacker
$4,000,000
56

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
$3,950,000
57

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$3,875,000
58

Sean Weatherspoon

Outside Linebacker
$3,850,000
59

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$3,500,000
60

Jameel McClain

Inside Linebacker
$3,400,000
61

Brooks Reed

Outside Linebacker
$3,140,000
62

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$3,100,000

Vincent Rey

Outside Linebacker
$3,100,000
64

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
$3,000,000
65

Whitney Mercilus

Outside Linebacker
$2,979,030
66

Akeem Ayers

Outside Linebacker
$2,921,875
67

Anthony Barr

Outside Linebacker
$2,896,250
68

Bruce Irvin

Outside Linebacker
$2,895,542
69

Quinton Coples

Outside Linebacker
$2,800,889
70

Melvin Ingram

Outside Linebacker
$2,672,166
71

Vic Beasley

Outside Linebacker
$2,635,496
72

Shea McClellin

Outside Linebacker
$2,629,263
73

Rolando McClain

Inside Linebacker
$2,625,000
74

Dont'a Hightower

Outside Linebacker
$2,457,637
75

Nick Perry

Outside Linebacker
$2,386,125
76

Jarvis Jones

Outside Linebacker
$2,374,228
77

Craig Robertson

Inside Linebacker
$2,356,000

Emmanuel Lamur

Outside Linebacker
$2,356,000

Jerrell Freeman

Inside Linebacker
$2,356,000
80

Calvin Pace

Outside Linebacker
$2,250,000
81

Justin Durant

Outside Linebacker
$2,210,416
82

Ryan Shazier

Inside Linebacker
$2,160,730
83

Bjoern Werner

Outside Linebacker
$2,153,562
84

J.T. Thomas

Outside Linebacker
$2,000,000

Kelvin Sheppard

Inside Linebacker
$2,000,000

Lorenzo Alexander

Outside Linebacker
$2,000,000
87

C.J. Mosley

Inside Linebacker
$1,997,273
88

Kroy Biermann

Outside Linebacker
$1,925,000
89

Alec Ogletree

Outside Linebacker
$1,917,282
90

Dannell Ellerbe

Inside Linebacker
$1,900,000
91

Akeem Dent

Inside Linebacker
$1,859,375
92

A.J. Hawk

Inside Linebacker
$1,850,000
93

Marcus Smith

Outside Linebacker
$1,772,520
94

Josh Mauga

Inside Linebacker
$1,750,000
95

O'Brien Schofield

Outside Linebacker
$1,700,000
96

Demario Davis

Inside Linebacker
$1,686,490
97

Courtney Upshaw

Outside Linebacker
$1,685,313
98

Bud Dupree

Outside Linebacker
$1,676,778
99

Jonathan Casillas

Outside Linebacker
$1,666,666
100

Nigel Bradham

Outside Linebacker
$1,656,356