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Atlanta Falcons

Atlanta Falcons 2021 Salary Cap

Falcons 2021 Salary Cap

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

Falcons – The Athletic

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Active Players (85) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Ryan Matt Ryan QB $26,912,500 $2,000,000 $9,300,000 0- $2,000,000 0- $13,612,500 0- ($65,437,500) $26,912,500 14.55
Jones Julio Jones WR $23,050,000 $15,300,000 $5,000,000 0- $2,750,000 0- 0- 0- ($40,550,000) $23,050,000 12.46
Jarrett Grady Jarrett DT $20,833,000 $13,500,000 $4,500,000 0- $1,000,000 0- $1,833,000 0- ($19,166,000) $20,833,000 11.26
Matthews Jake Matthews LT $12,264,200 $1,075,000 $2,789,200 0- $1,800,000 0- $6,600,000 0- ($30,778,400) $12,264,200 6.63
Fowler Jr. Dante Fowler Jr. DE $10,666,666 $6,000,000 $4,666,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($15,333,334) $10,666,666 5.77
Jones Deion Jones ILB $8,630,000 $4,200,000 $2,200,000 $480,000 $1,750,000 0- 0- 0- ($20,050,000) $8,630,000 4.66
Lindstrom Chris Lindstrom G $4,011,479 $1,832,160 $2,179,319 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($8,664,539) $4,011,479 2.17
Ridley Calvin Ridley WR $3,468,410 $1,966,461 $1,501,949 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,501,949) $3,468,410 1.87
Gono Matt Gono T $3,384,000 $3,384,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $3,384,000 1.83
Terrell A.J. Terrell CB $3,251,306 $1,260,261 $1,991,045 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($11,704,703) $3,251,306 1.76
Patterson Cordarrelle Patterson RB $3,000,000 $1,300,000 $1,700,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,700,000) $3,000,000 1.62
McGary Kaleb McGary T $2,799,748 $1,428,250 $1,371,498 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,995,816) $2,799,748 1.51
Davison Tyeler Davison DT $2,713,333 $1,250,000 $1,213,333 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,926,668) $2,713,333 1.47
Oliver Isaiah Oliver CB $2,546,026 $2,183,000 $363,026 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($363,026) $2,546,026 1.38
Davis Mike Davis RB $2,250,000 $1,500,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $2,250,000 1.22
Gage Russell Gage WR $2,222,050 $2,183,000 $39,050 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($39,050) $2,222,050 1.20
Oluokun Foyesade Oluokun OLB $2,219,658 $2,183,000 $36,658 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($36,658) $2,219,658 1.20
Hurst Hayden Hurst TE $1,984,913 $1,984,913 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,984,913 1.07
Smith Lee Smith TE $1,800,000 $1,075,000 $725,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,800,000) $1,800,000 0.97
Davidson Marlon Davidson DT $1,570,994 $924,199 $646,795 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,864,584) $1,570,994 0.85
Smith Keith Smith FB $1,416,666 $1,050,000 $366,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($733,334) $1,416,666 0.77
Harris Erik Harris S $1,350,000 $1,000,000 $350,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($600,000) $1,350,000 0.73
Mingo Barkevious Mingo OLB $1,250,000 $1,075,000 $175,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,100,000) $1,250,000 0.68
Senat Deadrin Senat DT $1,124,490 $920,000 $204,490 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($204,490) $1,124,490 0.61
Hennessy Matt Hennessy C $1,078,310 $825,662 $252,648 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($757,944) $1,078,310 0.58
Harris Josh Harris LS $1,075,000 $1,075,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,075,000) $1,075,000 0.58
Sheffield Kendall Sheffield CB $1,039,197 $850,000 $189,197 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($378,395) $1,039,197 0.56
Harmon Duron Harmon SS $987,500 $1,075,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($500,000) $987,500 0.53
McCarron A.J. McCarron QB $987,500 $1,075,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($137,500) $987,500 0.53
Andrews Josh Andrews C $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($337,500) $987,500 0.53
Means Steven Means DE $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($300,000) $987,500 0.53
Moreau Fabian Moreau CB $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($987,500) $987,500 0.53
Cominsky John Cominsky DE $972,098 $850,000 $122,098 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($244,196) $972,098 0.53
Walker Mykal Walker ILB $966,520 $780,000 $186,520 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($559,560) $966,520 0.52
Hawkins Jaylinn Hawkins FS $946,729 $780,000 $166,729 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($500,187) $946,729 0.51
Ollison Qadree Ollison RB $927,891 $850,000 $77,891 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($155,782) $927,891 0.50
Green T.J. Green S $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.50
Koo Younghoe Koo K $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.50
Copeland Brandon Copeland OLB $900,000 $990,000 $50,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($300,000) $900,000 0.49
Zaccheaus Olamide Zaccheaus WR $851,668 $850,000 $1,668 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,668) $851,668 0.46
Bullard Jonathan Bullard DE $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.46
Graham Jaeden Graham TE $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.46
Tuioti-Mariner Jacob Tuioti-Mariner DT $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.46
Hofrichter Sterling Hofrichter P $804,435 $780,000 $24,435 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($73,305) $804,435 0.43
Abrams Delrick Abrams CB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Beavers Willie Beavers T $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Brooks-James Tony Brooks-James RB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Dortch Greg Dortch WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Hall Tyler Hall CB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Thompson Erroll Thompson LB $662,666 $660,000 $2,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($23,000) $662,666 0.36
Hawkins Javian Hawkins RB $661,666 $660,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($35,000) $661,666 0.36
Neuzil Ryan Neuzil C $661,666 $1,666 $660,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $661,666 $1,666 0.36
Trammell Austin Trammell WR $661,666 $1,666 $660,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,000) $661,666 $1,666 0.36
Batho IV Jack Batho IV T $660,666 $666 $660,000 $666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,000) $660,666 $666 0.36
Becker Ryan Becker TE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Dawe Zac Dawe DT $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Etheridge Dorian Etheridge ILB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Franks Felipe Franks QB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Green Juwan Green WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Hargrove Bryce Hargrove G $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Howard Eli Howard DE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Huntley Caleb Huntley RB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Johnson Jr. Dwayne Johnson Jr. S $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Jones Kobe Jones DE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Maggio Dom Maggio P $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Murphy Marcus Murphy S $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Nunn Antonio Nunn WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Pace JR Pace S $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Pututau Alani Pututau OLB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Raine John Raine TE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Rowland Chris Rowland WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Sculthorpe Joe Sculthorpe G $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Slayton Chris Slayton DT $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Smith Kion Smith T $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Williamson Chris Williamson CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Wright Willie Wright C $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Dalman Drew Dalman C 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Darby Frank Darby WR 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Graham Ta'Quon Graham DT 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Grant Richie Grant S 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Hall Darren Hall CB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Mayfield Jalen Mayfield T 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Ogundeji Adetokunbo Ogundeji DE 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Pitts Kyle Pitts TE 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Williams Avery Williams CB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $185,337,117 $110,574,906 $43,836,711 $730,000 $9,300,000 - $22,045,500 - - $185,337,117 100.18

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (9) 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 #4Kyle Pitts Round 1, Pick #4 TE $5,983,726 $660,000 $5,323,726 - - - - - - $5,983,726 $5,983,726
Round 2, Pick #40Richie Grant Round 2, Pick #40 S $1,503,339 $660,000 $843,339 - - - - - - $1,503,339 $1,503,339
Round 3, Pick #68Jalen Mayfield Round 3, Pick #68 T $946,911 $660,000 $286,911 - - - - - - $946,911 $946,911
Round 4, Pick #108Darren Hall Round 4, Pick #108 CB $861,187 $660,000 $201,187 - - - - - - $861,187 $861,187
Round 4, Pick #114Drew Dalman Round 4, Pick #114 C $854,180 $660,000 $194,180 - - - - - - $854,180 $854,180
Round 5, Pick #148Ta'Quon Graham Round 5, Pick #148 DT $747,652 $660,000 $87,652 - - - - - - $747,652 $87,652
Round 5, Pick #182Adetokunbo Ogundeji Round 5, Pick #182 DE $720,037 $660,000 $60,037 - - - - - - $720,037 $60,037
Round 5, Pick #183Avery Williams Round 5, Pick #183 CB $720,037 $660,000 $60,037 - - - - - - $720,037 $60,037
Round 6, Pick #187Frank Darby Round 6, Pick #187 WR $711,125 $660,000 $51,125 - - - - - - $711,125 $51,125
Projected Draft Pool: $13,048,194 $13,048,194 $10,408,194


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 (12) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
TrufantDesmond Trufant CB $5,800,000 - $3,000,000 - $2,800,000 - - - - $5,800,000 3.14
CarpenterJames Carpenter G $2,416,667 - $1,750,000 - - - $666,667 - - $2,416,667 1.31
AllenRicardo Allen FS $2,125,000 - $1,375,000 - - - $750,000 - - $2,125,000 1.15
BrownJamon Brown G $1,833,333 - $1,833,333 - - - - - - $1,833,333 0.99
BaileyAllen Bailey DE $1,625,000 - $1,625,000 - - - - - - $1,625,000 0.88
SmithIto Smith RB $155,221 - $155,221 - - - - - - $155,221 0.08
MillerJordan Miller CB $117,442 - $117,442 - - - - - - $117,442 0.06
RowlandChris Rowland WR $13,334 - $13,334 - - - - - - $13,334 0.01
HallTyler Hall CB $4,667 - $4,667 - - - - - - $4,667 0.00
WilbornRay Wilborn S $2,667 - $2,667 - - - - - - $2,667 0.00
DanielMikey Daniel FB $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
WilliamsJordan Williams LB $1,334 - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
Dead Money: $14,096,332 - $9,879,665 - $2,800,000 - $1,416,667 - - $14,096,332 7.62

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 $1,780,606
Adjustment $725,302
Adjusted Salary Cap $185,005,908
All Contracts $110,574,906 $43,836,711 $730,000 $9,300,000 - $22,045,500 - $185,337,117
Top 51 Contracts $94,074,906 $43,832,713 $730,000 $9,300,000 - $22,045,500 - $168,837,117
Dead Money - $9,879,665 - $2,800,000 - $1,416,667 - $14,096,332
Total (All) $110,574,906 $53,716,376 $730,000 $12,100,000 - $23,462,167 - $199,433,449
Total (w/Top 51) $94,074,906 $53,712,378 $730,000 $12,100,000 - $23,462,167 - $182,933,449
Cap Space (w/All) $-14,427,541
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $2,072,459