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Arizona Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals 2021 Salary Cap

Cardinals 2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Arizona Cardinals 2021 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Cardinals – The Athletic

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Active Players (73) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Jones Chandler Jones OLB $20,833,334 $15,500,000 $3,000,000 0- 0- 0- $2,333,334 0- ($5,333,334) $20,833,334 10.85
Humphries D.J. Humphries LT $19,930,000 $15,100,000 $800,000 $500,000 0- 0- $3,530,000 0- ($23,760,000) $19,930,000 10.38
Hopkins DeAndre Hopkins WR $12,500,000 $4,750,000 $5,500,000 0- $2,250,000 0- 0- 0- ($42,400,000) $12,500,000 6.51
Phillips Jordan Phillips DT $12,000,000 $10,000,000 $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($14,500,000) $12,000,000 6.25
Murray Kyler Murray QB $9,763,721 $850,000 $5,897,481 $3,016,240 0- 0- 0- 0- ($20,775,564) $9,763,721 5.08
Kennard Devon Kennard OLB $7,882,343 $6,250,000 $1,250,000 $382,343 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,750,000) $7,882,343 4.10
Baker Budda Baker S $7,775,000 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 0- $1,775,000 0- 0- 0- ($21,100,000) $7,775,000 4.05
Pugh Justin Pugh G $6,937,500 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $937,500 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,000,000) $6,937,500 3.61
Hicks Jordan Hicks ILB $6,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,000,000 $1,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,000,000) $6,000,000 3.12
Watt J.J. Watt DE $4,900,000 $2,500,000 $2,400,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($20,000,000) $4,900,000 2.55
Simmons Isaiah Simmons OLB $4,696,376 $780,000 $3,147,101 $769,275 0- 0- 0- 0- ($16,906,954) $4,696,376 2.45
Green A.J. Green WR $3,500,000 $2,250,000 $1,250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,000,000) $3,500,000 1.82
Gardeck Dennis Gardeck OLB $3,384,000 $3,384,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $3,384,000 1.76
Williams Maxx Williams TE $3,208,823 $2,550,000 $250,000 $408,824 0- 0- 0- 0- ($500,000) $3,208,823 1.67
Kirk Christian Kirk WR $3,024,794 $2,433,000 $591,794 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($591,794) $3,024,794 1.58
Hudson Rodney Hudson C $2,860,000 $1,100,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,760,000 0- 0- $2,860,000 1.49
Murray Justin Murray T $2,274,509 $1,750,000 $333,333 $191,176 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,666,667) $2,274,509 1.18
Murphy Byron Murphy CB $2,178,954 $1,221,318 $957,636 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,864,847) $2,178,954 1.13
Butler Malcolm Butler CB $2,162,500 $1,075,000 $1,087,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,250,000) $2,162,500 1.13
Turner Ezekiel Turner ILB $2,133,000 $2,133,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $2,133,000 1.11
Prater Matt Prater K $2,000,000 $1,075,000 $925,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,925,000) $2,000,000 1.04
Golden Markus Golden OLB $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $750,000 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,500,000) $2,000,000 1.04
Beachum Kelvin Beachum LT $1,575,000 $1,075,000 $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,325,000) $1,575,000 0.82
Vallejo Tanner Vallejo OLB $1,390,000 $990,000 $250,000 $150,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,100,000) $1,390,000 0.72
Isabella Andy Isabella WR $1,262,694 $915,900 $346,794 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($693,588) $1,262,694 0.66
Brewer Aaron Brewer LS $1,232,009 $1,075,000 $68,750 $38,259 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($68,750) $1,232,009 0.64
Allen Zach Allen DE $1,171,026 $885,342 $285,684 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($571,368) $1,171,026 0.61
Jones Josh Jones RT $1,099,851 $829,970 $269,881 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($809,643) $1,099,851 0.57
Lee Andy Lee P $1,075,000 $1,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($650,000) $1,075,000 0.56
Gilbert Marcus Gilbert RT $1,075,000 $1,075,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($150,000) $1,075,000 0.56
Edmonds Chase Edmonds RB $1,033,092 $920,000 $113,092 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($113,092) $1,033,092 0.54
McCoy Colt McCoy QB $987,500 $1,075,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($137,500) $987,500 0.51
Winters Brian Winters G $987,500 $1,075,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($987,500) $987,500 0.51
Daniels Darrell Daniels TE $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($562,500) $987,500 0.51
Garcia Max Garcia G $987,500 $990,000 $68,750 $68,750 0- 0- 0- 0- ($68,750) $987,500 0.51
Washington Charles Washington S $987,500 $990,000 $68,750 $68,750 0- 0- 0- 0- ($68,750) $987,500 0.51
Fotu Leki Fotu DT $973,368 $780,000 $193,368 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($580,104) $973,368 0.51
Lawrence Rashard Lawrence DE $951,021 $780,000 $171,021 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($513,063) $951,021 0.50
Thompson Deionte Thompson SS $937,208 $850,000 $87,208 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($174,416) $937,208 0.49
Thompson Jalen Thompson SS $935,730 $850,000 $85,730 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($171,460) $935,730 0.49
Fitts Kylie Fitts LB $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.48
Parry David Parry DT $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.48
Johnson Keesean Johnson WR $902,328 $850,000 $52,328 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($104,656) $902,328 0.47
Gaillard Lamont Gaillard G $897,034 $850,000 $47,034 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($94,068) $897,034 0.47
Miles Joshua Miles LT $868,644 $850,000 $18,644 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($37,288) $868,644 0.45
Alford Robert Alford CB $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.44
Smith Terrance Smith OLB $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.44
Calhoun Deion Calhoun G $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.44
Carter Jamal Carter SS $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.44
Dogbe Michael Dogbe DE $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.44
Gafford Rico Gafford WR $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.44
Harlow Sean Harlow G $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.44
Miller Shareef Miller DE $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.44
Benjamin Eno Benjamin RB $805,678 $25,678 $780,000 $25,678 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($77,034) $805,678 $25,678 0.42
Hogan Krishawn Hogan WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Martin Koda Martin G $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Streveler Chris Streveler QB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Ward Jonathan Ward RB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Whitney Isaac Whitney WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Whittaker Jace Whittaker CB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Bowen Branden Bowen T $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Bunting Ian Bunting TE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
McDonald Cole McDonald QB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Miller Chris Miller S $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Muhammad Khalfani Muhammad RB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Nelson Picasso Nelson CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Richardson A.J. Richardson WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Rutledge Donald Rutledge S $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Walker Reggie Walker LB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Ward JoJo Ward WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Weaver Evan Weaver LB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Banjo Chris Banjo S 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Williams Shawn Williams SS 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $185,647,037 $127,537,530 $40,205,057 $7,781,117 $4,025,000 $50,000 $7,623,334 - - $185,647,037 96.67

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

Estimated cap dollars necessary to sign upcoming draft picks (not included in the cap figure yet)

Player (6) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit (Total) Cap Hit (Top 51)
Round 1, Pick #16 Round 1, Pick #16 $2,546,820 $660,000 $1,886,820 - - - - - - $2,546,820 $2,546,820
Round 2, Pick #49 Round 2, Pick #49 $1,221,980 $660,000 $561,980 - - - - - - $1,221,980 $1,221,980
Round 5, Pick #160 Round 5, Pick #160 $734,490 $660,000 $74,490 - - - - - - $734,490 $74,490
Round 6, Pick #223 Round 6, Pick #223 $690,660 $660,000 $30,660 - - - - - - $690,660 $30,660
Round 7, Pick #243 Round 7, Pick #243 $683,059 $660,000 $23,059 - - - - - - $683,059 $23,059
Round 7, Pick #247 Round 7, Pick #247 $680,891 $660,000 $20,891 - - - - - - $680,891 $20,891
Projected Draft Pool: $6,557,900 $6,557,900 $3,917,900


2021 Dead Cap

These cap figures derive from the trade or release of players from the active roster or practice squad. All count toward the team total.

Player (25) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
CampbellDe'Vondre Campbell OLB $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 - - - - - - $4,000,000 2.08
AlfordRobert Alford CB $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 - - - - - - $1,500,000 0.78
ButlerHakeem Butler WR $402,252 - $402,252 - - - - - - $402,252 0.21
ColeMason Cole C $190,379 - $190,379 - - - - - - $190,379 0.10
WeaverEvan Weaver LB $125,424 - $125,424 - - - - - - $125,424 0.07
DogbeMichael Dogbe DE $37,288 - $37,288 - - - - - - $37,288 0.02
LewisZane Lewis CB $13,334 - $13,334 - - - - - - $13,334 0.01
BenzingerJake Benzinger T $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
WardJoJo Ward WR $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
BeckerRyan Becker TE $5,334 - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
FloydReggie Floyd S $5,334 - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
WardJonathan Ward RB $5,334 - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
WhittakerJace Whittaker CB $5,334 - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
DennisJackson Dennis T $4,000 - $4,000 - - - - - - $4,000 0.00
GonzalezSteven Gonzalez G $4,000 - $4,000 - - - - - - $4,000 0.00
CarterT.J. Carter DT $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
WalkerReggie Walker LB $3,250 - $3,250 - - - - - - $3,250 0.00
BraswellJermiah Braswell WR $2,000 - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
ShulerAdam Shuler DE $2,000 - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
HoustonParker Houston TE $1,334 - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
LeatherburyShane Leatherbury WR $1,334 - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
MedarisRashad Medaris WR $1,334 - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
WilliamsJarren Williams CB $1,334 - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
PhelpsDevin Phelps WR $667 - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
WilsonBejour Wilson CB $667 - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
Dead Money: $6,328,601 - $6,328,601 - - - - - - $6,328,601 3.30

2021 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2021 NFL Salary Cap $182,500,000
2020 Rollover Cap $5,035,548
Adjustment $4,505,429
Adjusted Salary Cap $192,040,977
All Contracts $127,537,530 $40,205,057 $7,781,117 $4,025,000 $50,000 $7,623,334 - $185,647,037
Top 51 Contracts $113,117,530 $40,179,379 $7,781,117 $4,025,000 $50,000 $7,623,334 - $171,227,037
Dead Money - $6,328,601 - - - - - $6,328,601
Total (All) $127,537,530 $46,533,658 $7,781,117 $4,025,000 $50,000 $7,623,334 - $191,975,638
Total (w/Top 51) $113,117,530 $46,507,980 $7,781,117 $4,025,000 $50,000 $7,623,334 - $177,555,638
Cap Space (w/All) $65,339
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $14,485,339