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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

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$14,129,000
4

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$13,750,000
5

Bruce Irvin

Outside Linebacker
$12,500,000
6

Julius Peppers

Outside Linebacker
$10,500,000
7

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$10,000,000
8

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$9,554,000
9

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$9,047,500
10

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$8,450,000
11

Brian Orakpo

Outside Linebacker
$8,250,000
12

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$8,010,418
13

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$8,005,000
14

Chandler Jones

Outside Linebacker
$7,799,000
15

Dont'a Hightower

Outside Linebacker
$7,751,000

Melvin Ingram

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

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$7,500,000

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$7,500,000
22

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
$7,450,000
23

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$7,375,000
24

Connor Barwin

Outside Linebacker
$7,350,000
25

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$7,300,000
26

Lamarr Houston

Outside Linebacker
$6,990,000
27

Danny Trevathan

Inside Linebacker
$6,350,000
28

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$6,312,500
29

K.J. Wright

Outside Linebacker
$6,250,000
30

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$6,074,454
31

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$6,068,750
32

Mark Barron

Outside Linebacker
$6,000,000

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$6,000,000
34

Sean Lee

Outside Linebacker
$5,950,000
35

Whitney Mercilus

Outside Linebacker
$5,800,000
36

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$5,750,000
37

Dante Fowler Jr.

Outside Linebacker
$5,338,694
38

Barkevious Mingo

Outside Linebacker
$5,201,319
39

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$5,093,750
40

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
$5,093,727
41

Perry Riley

Inside Linebacker
$5,049,804
42

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$5,000,000

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$5,000,000
44

Nick Perry

Outside Linebacker
$4,875,000
45

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$4,604,166
46

Mychal Kendricks

Inside Linebacker
$4,600,000
47

Vincent Rey

Inside Linebacker
$4,500,000
48

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$4,250,000

Erik Walden

Outside Linebacker
$4,250,000
50

Rey Maualuga

Inside Linebacker
$4,084,375
51

Jerrell Freeman

Inside Linebacker
$4,000,000

Aldon Smith

Outside Linebacker
$4,000,000

J.T. Thomas

Outside Linebacker
$4,000,000
54

Vontaze Burfict

Outside Linebacker
$3,825,000
55

Tamba Hali

Outside Linebacker
$3,802,083
56

Dan Skuta

Outside Linebacker
$3,600,000
57

Derrick Johnson

Inside Linebacker
$3,500,000
58

Anthony Barr

Outside Linebacker
$3,475,500
59

Brooks Reed

Outside Linebacker
$3,440,000
60

Jonathan Casillas

Outside Linebacker
$3,416,666
61

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$3,400,000
62

Rolando McClain

Inside Linebacker
$3,375,000
63

Akeem Ayers

Outside Linebacker
$3,300,000
64

Tahir Whitehead

Outside Linebacker
$3,250,000
65

Dannell Ellerbe

Outside Linebacker
$3,200,000

Demario Davis

Inside Linebacker
$3,200,000
67

Willie Young

Outside Linebacker
$3,166,668
68

Arthur Moats

Outside Linebacker
$3,133,333
69

Koa Misi

Outside Linebacker
$3,120,500
70

Daryl Washington

Inside Linebacker
$3,100,000
71

Quinton Coples

Outside Linebacker
$3,000,000

Malcolm Smith

Inside Linebacker
$3,000,000
73

Jarvis Jones

Outside Linebacker
$2,769,933
74

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$2,750,000

Nigel Bradham

Outside Linebacker
$2,750,000

Emmanuel Lamur

Outside Linebacker
$2,750,000
77

Josh Mauga

Inside Linebacker
$2,700,000
78

Akeem Dent

Inside Linebacker
$2,625,000
79

Ryan Shazier

Inside Linebacker
$2,592,876
80

Paul Worrilow

Inside Linebacker
$2,553,000

Brandon Marshall

Inside Linebacker
$2,553,000
82

Keenan Robinson

Inside Linebacker
$2,512,500
83

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$2,500,000

Nate Irving

Inside Linebacker
$2,500,000
85

Sean Spence

Inside Linebacker
$2,468,750
86

C.J. Mosley

Inside Linebacker
$2,396,728
87

Alec Ogletree

Outside Linebacker
$2,236,829
88

Shea McClellin

Inside Linebacker
$2,233,333
89

Dee Ford

Outside Linebacker
$2,225,100
90

Marcus Smith

Outside Linebacker
$2,127,024
91

Deone Bucannon

Inside Linebacker
$2,102,510
92

Bud Dupree

Outside Linebacker
$2,095,973
93

Shane Ray

Outside Linebacker
$2,072,476
94

Shaq Thompson

Outside Linebacker
$2,001,983
95

Karlos Dansby

Inside Linebacker
$2,000,000
96

Andrew Gachkar

Outside Linebacker
$1,900,000
97

Jasper Brinkley

Inside Linebacker
$1,800,000

Benson Mayowa

Outside Linebacker
$1,800,000
99

Alex Okafor

Outside Linebacker
$1,789,607
100

Jelani Jenkins

Outside Linebacker
$1,789,172