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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

Quinton Coples

Outside Linebacker
$7,751,000

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

Daryl Washington

Inside Linebacker
$7,500,000

Thomas Davis

Outside 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

Jon Beason

Inside Linebacker
$6,566,668
30

Karlos Dansby

Inside Linebacker
$6,500,000
31

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$6,425,000
32

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$6,312,500
33

K.J. Wright

Outside Linebacker
$6,250,000
34

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$6,074,454
35

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$6,068,750
36

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$6,000,000
37

Sean Lee

Outside Linebacker
$5,950,000
38

Dannell Ellerbe

Outside Linebacker
$5,900,000
39

Whitney Mercilus

Outside Linebacker
$5,800,000
40

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$5,750,000
41

Curtis Lofton

Inside Linebacker
$5,500,000
42

Dante Fowler Jr.

Outside Linebacker
$5,338,694
43

Barkevious Mingo

Outside Linebacker
$5,201,319
44

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
$5,093,727
45

Perry Riley

Inside Linebacker
$5,049,804
46

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$5,000,000

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$5,000,000
48

Koa Misi

Outside Linebacker
$4,878,000
49

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$4,604,166
50

Mychal Kendricks

Inside Linebacker
$4,600,000
51

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
$4,500,000
52

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$4,375,000
53

Bruce Carter

Inside Linebacker
$4,250,000

Erik Walden

Outside Linebacker
$4,250,000

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$4,250,000
56

Rey Maualuga

Inside Linebacker
$4,084,375
57

J.T. Thomas

Outside Linebacker
$4,000,000
58

Vontaze Burfict

Outside Linebacker
$3,825,000
59

Dan Skuta

Outside Linebacker
$3,600,000
60

Anthony Barr

Outside Linebacker
$3,475,500
61

Brooks Reed

Outside Linebacker
$3,440,000
62

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$3,400,000
63

Willie Young

Outside Linebacker
$3,166,668
64

Jonathan Casillas

Outside Linebacker
$3,166,666
65

Arthur Moats

Outside Linebacker
$3,133,333
66

Akeem Ayers

Outside Linebacker
$3,000,000

Malcolm Smith

Inside Linebacker
$3,000,000
68

Jarvis Jones

Outside Linebacker
$2,769,933
69

Josh Mauga

Inside Linebacker
$2,700,000
70

Akeem Dent

Inside Linebacker
$2,625,000
71

Ryan Shazier

Inside Linebacker
$2,592,876
72

Bjoern Werner

Outside Linebacker
$2,512,491
73

Nate Irving

Inside Linebacker
$2,500,000
74

C.J. Mosley

Inside Linebacker
$2,396,728
75

Alec Ogletree

Outside Linebacker
$2,236,829
76

Dee Ford

Outside Linebacker
$2,225,100
77

Marcus Smith

Outside Linebacker
$2,127,024
78

Deone Bucannon

Inside Linebacker
$2,102,510
79

Bud Dupree

Outside Linebacker
$2,095,973
80

Shane Ray

Outside Linebacker
$2,072,476
81

Shaq Thompson

Outside Linebacker
$2,001,983
82

Andrew Gachkar

Outside Linebacker
$1,900,000
83

Stephone Anthony

Inside Linebacker
$1,757,208
84

Manti Te'o

Inside Linebacker
$1,645,770
85

Jonathan Freeny

Inside Linebacker
$1,537,500
86

James Harrison

Outside Linebacker
$1,500,000
87

A.J. Hawk

Outside Linebacker
$1,400,000

Mark Herzlich

Outside Linebacker
$1,400,000
89

Kevin Minter

Inside Linebacker
$1,396,903
90

Kyle Van Noy

Outside Linebacker
$1,391,482
91

Preston Smith

Outside Linebacker
$1,313,490
92

Trent Murphy

Outside Linebacker
$1,219,854
93

Benardrick McKinney

Inside Linebacker
$1,214,801
94

Hau'oli Kikaha

Outside Linebacker
$1,196,889
95

Jamie Collins

Outside Linebacker
$1,196,682
96

Eric Kendricks

Inside Linebacker
$1,171,800
97

Jeremiah Attaochu

Outside Linebacker
$1,146,300
98

Arthur Brown

Inside Linebacker
$1,130,892
99

Nick Bellore

Inside Linebacker
$1,130,000
100

Denzel Perryman

Inside Linebacker
$1,085,562