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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 (89) 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- ($10,900,000) $2,860,000 1.49
Collins Zaven Collins LB $2,670,956 $660,000 $2,010,956 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($14,690,258) $2,670,956 1.39
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
Conner James Conner RB $1,750,000 $1,250,000 $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,750,000) $1,750,000 0.91
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
Moore Rondale Moore WR $1,258,953 $660,000 $598,953 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,370,550) $1,258,953 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
Edmonds Chase Edmonds RB $1,033,092 $920,000 $113,092 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($113,092) $1,033,092 0.54
Banjo Chris Banjo S $987,500 $1,075,000 $68,750 $68,750 0- 0- 0- 0- ($68,750) $987,500 0.51
McCoy Colt McCoy QB $987,500 $1,075,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($137,500) $987,500 0.51
Williams Shawn Williams SS $987,500 $1,075,000 $68,750 $68,750 0- 0- 0- 0- ($68,750) $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
Miles Joshua Miles LT $868,644 $850,000 $18,644 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($37,288) $868,644 0.45
Dennard Darqueze Dennard CB $850,000 $1,075,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.44
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
Travis Ross Travis TE $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.44
Williams Xavier Williams DT $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
Hayes Tae Hayes CB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.44
Wilson Marco Wilson S $822,595 $162,595 $660,000 $162,595 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($650,380) $822,595 $162,595 0.43
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
Bee Ryan Bee DE $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
Wesley Antoine Wesley WR $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
Dimukeje Victor Dimukeje DE $700,465 $40,465 $660,000 $40,465 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($161,860) $700,465 $40,465 0.36
Gowan Tay Gowan CB $692,677 $32,677 $660,000 $32,677 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($130,708) $692,677 $32,677 0.36
Wiggins James Wiggins S $684,576 $24,576 $660,000 $24,576 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($98,304) $684,576 $24,576 0.36
Menet Michal Menet C $682,266 $22,266 $660,000 $22,266 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($89,064) $682,266 $22,266 0.36
Angeline Cary Angeline TE $670,000 $10,000 $660,000 $10,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($30,000) $670,000 $10,000 0.35
Labelle Bruno Labelle TE $667,500 $7,500 $660,000 $7,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($22,500) $667,500 $7,500 0.35
Murray Cam Murray DT $665,000 $5,000 $660,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($15,000) $665,000 $5,000 0.35
Baccellia Andre Baccellia WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
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
Feaster Tavien Feaster RB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Garcia-Williams Jamell Garcia-Williams DT $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
Newsome Tyler Newsome P $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
Seikovits Bernhard Seikovits TE $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
Active Roster: $202,224,991 $141,427,530 $43,710,511 $7,918,617 $4,025,000 $50,000 $7,623,334 - - $202,224,991 105.30


2021 Non-Football Injury Cap

Players who have suffered a non-football related injury. They do not count against the active roster, but their cap hit does.

Player (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Burns Lorenzo Burns CB $668,333 $660,000 $8,333 - - - - - - $668,333 0.35

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (7) 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 #16Zaven Collins Round 1, Pick #16 LB $2,670,955 $660,000 $2,010,955 - - - - - - $2,670,955 $2,670,955
Round 2, Pick #49Rondale Moore Round 2, Pick #49 WR $1,258,953 $660,000 $598,953 - - - - - - $1,258,953 $1,258,953
Round 4, Pick #136Marco Wilson Round 4, Pick #136 S $822,595 $660,000 $162,595 - - - - - - $822,595 $162,595
Round 6, Pick #210Victor Dimukeje Round 6, Pick #210 DE $700,465 $660,000 $40,465 - - - - - - $700,465 $40,465
Round 6, Pick #223Tay Gowan Round 6, Pick #223 CB $692,677 $660,000 $32,677 - - - - - - $692,677 $32,677
Round 7, Pick #243James Wiggins Round 7, Pick #243 S $684,577 $660,000 $24,577 - - - - - - $684,577 $24,577
Round 7, Pick #247Michal Menet Round 7, Pick #247 C $682,266 $660,000 $22,266 - - - - - - $682,266 $22,266
Projected Draft Pool: $7,512,488 $7,512,488 $4,212,488


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 (26) 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
GaillardLamont Gaillard G $47,034 - $47,034 - - - - - - $47,034 0.02
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: $6,375,635 - $6,375,635 - - - - - - $6,375,635 3.32

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 $141,427,530 $43,710,511 $7,918,617 $4,025,000 $50,000 $7,623,334 - $202,224,991
Top 51 Contracts $113,587,530 $43,379,754 $7,918,617 $4,025,000 $50,000 $7,623,334 - $174,664,991
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $660,000 $8,333 - - - - - $668,333
Dead Money - $6,375,635 - - - - - $6,375,635
Total (All) $142,087,530 $50,094,479 $7,918,617 $4,025,000 $50,000 $7,623,334 - $209,268,959
Total (w/Top 51) $114,247,530 $49,763,722 $7,918,617 $4,025,000 $50,000 $7,623,334 - $181,708,959
Cap Space (w/All) $-17,227,982
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $10,332,018