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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

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$12,700,000
2

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$12,566,250
3

Jared Allen

Outside Linebacker
$12,500,000
4

Julius Peppers

Outside Linebacker
$12,000,000
5

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$9,754,000
6

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$8,666,666
7

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$8,200,000
8

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$7,891,250
9

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$7,654,000
10

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$7,500,000
11

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$7,470,586
12

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$7,375,000
13

Rey Maualuga

Inside Linebacker
$7,137,500
14

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$7,055,000
15

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$7,038,000
16

Connor Barwin

Outside Linebacker
$7,000,000
17

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$6,953,125
18

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$6,885,416
19

Pernell McPhee

Outside Linebacker
$6,675,000
20

Curtis Lofton

Inside Linebacker
$6,500,000

Daryl Washington

Inside Linebacker
$6,500,000
22

Jerod Mayo

Inside Linebacker
$6,100,000
23

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$6,000,000
24

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$5,900,000
25

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$5,800,000
26

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$5,750,000
27

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$5,575,000
28

Karlos Dansby

Inside Linebacker
$5,500,000
29

Donald Butler

Inside Linebacker
$5,480,000
30

Sean Lee

Inside Linebacker
$5,450,000
31

Derrick Johnson

Inside Linebacker
$5,250,000
32

Vontaze Burfict

Outside Linebacker
$5,175,000
33

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$5,100,000
34

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$5,062,045
35

Tamba Hali

Outside Linebacker
$4,964,706
36

Aldon Smith

Outside Linebacker
$4,854,875
37

K.J. Wright

Outside Linebacker
$4,750,000
38

Dan Skuta

Outside Linebacker
$4,600,000
39

DeAndre Levy

Outside Linebacker
$4,500,000
40

Brian Orakpo

Outside Linebacker
$4,468,750
41

Barkevious Mingo

Outside Linebacker
$4,458,273
42

Koa Misi

Inside Linebacker
$4,438,000
43

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$4,275,000
44

Dante Fowler Jr.

Outside Linebacker
$4,270,955
45

Erik Walden

Outside Linebacker
$4,250,000

Bruce Carter

Outside Linebacker
$4,250,000
47

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
$4,244,773
48

Jon Beason

Inside Linebacker
$4,154,166
49

Perry Riley

Inside Linebacker
$4,049,804
50

David Hawthorne

Inside Linebacker
$4,010,000
51

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$4,002,283
52

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$4,000,000

Malcolm Smith

Outside Linebacker
$4,000,000

Jabaal Sheard

Outside Linebacker
$4,000,000
55

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
$3,950,000
56

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$3,875,000
57

Sean Weatherspoon

Inside Linebacker
$3,850,000
58

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$3,500,000
59

Jameel McClain

Inside Linebacker
$3,400,000
60

Brooks Reed

Outside Linebacker
$3,140,000
61

Vincent Rey

Outside Linebacker
$3,100,000

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$3,100,000
63

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
$3,000,000
64

Whitney Mercilus

Outside Linebacker
$2,979,030
65

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$2,970,663
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

Rolando McClain

Inside Linebacker
$2,812,500
70

Quinton Coples

Outside Linebacker
$2,800,889
71

Melvin Ingram

Outside Linebacker
$2,672,166
72

Vic Beasley

Outside Linebacker
$2,635,496
73

Shea McClellin

Outside Linebacker
$2,629,263
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

Jerrell Freeman

Inside Linebacker
$2,356,000

Craig Robertson

Inside Linebacker
$2,356,000

Emmanuel Lamur

Outside 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

Lorenzo Alexander

Outside Linebacker
$2,000,000

J.T. Thomas

Outside Linebacker
$2,000,000

Kelvin Sheppard

Inside 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

Outside Linebacker
$1,850,000
93

Marcus Smith

Outside Linebacker
$1,772,520
94

Josh Mauga

Inside Linebacker
$1,750,000
95

Demario Davis

Inside Linebacker
$1,686,490
96

Courtney Upshaw

Outside Linebacker
$1,685,313
97

Bud Dupree

Outside Linebacker
$1,676,778
98

Jonathan Casillas

Outside Linebacker
$1,666,666
99

Nigel Bradham

Outside Linebacker
$1,656,356
100

Jasper Brinkley

Inside Linebacker
$1,625,000