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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 (53) 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- ($70,937,500) $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
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
Smith Ito Smith RB $1,075,221 $920,000 $155,221 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($155,221) $1,075,221 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
Andrews Josh Andrews C $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($337,500) $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
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
Fry Elliott Fry K $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
Rowland Chris Rowland WR $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
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
Bullard Jonathan Bullard DE 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Means Steven Means DE 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $165,731,508 $92,204,906 $41,871,102 $730,000 $9,300,000 - $22,045,500 - - $165,731,508 89.58

 

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 #4 Round 1, Pick #4 $5,655,096 $660,000 $4,995,096 - - - - - - $5,655,096 $5,655,096
Round 2, Pick #35 Round 2, Pick #35 $1,553,191 $660,000 $893,191 - - - - - - $1,553,191 $1,553,191
Round 3, Pick #68 Round 3, Pick #68 $929,200 $660,000 $269,200 - - - - - - $929,200 $929,200
Round 4, Pick #108 Round 4, Pick #108 $848,768 $660,000 $188,768 - - - - - - $848,768 $848,768
Round 5, Pick #148 Round 5, Pick #148 $742,242 $660,000 $82,242 - - - - - - $742,242 $742,242
Round 5, Pick #182 Round 5, Pick #182 $716,331 $660,000 $56,331 - - - - - - $716,331 $716,331
Round 5, Pick #183 Round 5, Pick #183 $716,331 $660,000 $56,331 - - - - - - $716,331 $56,331
Round 6, Pick #187 Round 6, Pick #187 $707,969 $660,000 $47,969 - - - - - - $707,969 $47,969
Round 6, Pick #219 Round 6, Pick #219 $690,660 $660,000 $30,660 - - - - - - $690,660 $30,660
Projected Draft Pool: $12,559,788 $12,559,788 $10,579,788


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 (11) 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
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: $13,941,111 - $9,724,444 - $2,800,000 - $1,416,667 - - $13,941,111 7.54

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 $92,204,906 $41,871,102 $730,000 $9,300,000 - $22,045,500 - $165,731,508
Top 51 Contracts $92,204,906 $41,871,102 $730,000 $9,300,000 - $22,045,500 - $165,731,508
Dead Money - $9,724,444 - $2,800,000 - $1,416,667 - $13,941,111
Total (All) $92,204,906 $51,595,546 $730,000 $12,100,000 - $23,462,167 - $179,672,619
Total (w/Top 51) $92,204,906 $51,595,546 $730,000 $12,100,000 - $23,462,167 - $179,672,619
Cap Space (w/All) $5,333,289
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $5,333,289