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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

Club Option
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Active Players (42) 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 $40,912,500 $23,000,000 $9,300,000 0- $2,000,000 0- $6,612,500 0- ($49,937,500) $40,912,500 23.14
Jones Julio Jones WR $23,050,000 $15,300,000 $5,000,000 0- $2,750,000 0- 0- 0- ($38,550,000) $23,050,000 13.04
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 11.78
Matthews Jake Matthews LT $20,222,950 $13,000,000 $2,789,200 0- $1,800,000 0- $2,633,750 0- ($18,879,650) $20,222,950 11.44
Fowler Jr. Dante Fowler Jr. DE $18,541,666 $13,000,000 $4,666,666 $875,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($15,333,334) $18,541,666 10.49
Jones Deion Jones ILB $12,630,000 $8,200,000 $2,200,000 $480,000 $1,750,000 0- 0- 0- ($11,850,000) $12,630,000 7.14
Allen Ricardo Allen FS $8,375,000 $6,250,000 $1,375,000 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0- ($2,125,000) $8,375,000 4.74
Carpenter James Carpenter G $6,411,458 $5,000,000 $875,000 $203,125 $333,333 0- 0- 0- ($2,416,668) $6,411,458 3.63
Bailey Allen Bailey DE $6,125,000 $3,500,000 $1,625,000 $1,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,625,000) $6,125,000 3.46
Davison Tyeler Davison DT $4,663,333 $3,200,000 $1,213,333 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,426,668) $4,663,333 2.64
Lindstrom Chris Lindstrom G $4,011,479 $1,832,160 $2,179,319 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($8,664,539) $4,011,479 2.27
Ridley Calvin Ridley WR $3,468,410 $1,966,461 $1,501,949 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,501,949) $3,468,410 1.96
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 1.84
McGary Kaleb McGary T $2,799,748 $1,428,250 $1,371,498 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,995,816) $2,799,748 1.58
Hurst Hayden Hurst TE $1,984,913 $1,984,913 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,984,913 1.12
Davidson Marlon Davidson DT $1,570,994 $924,199 $646,795 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,864,584) $1,570,994 0.89
Oliver Isaiah Oliver CB $1,475,296 $1,112,270 $363,026 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($363,026) $1,475,296 0.83
Smith Keith Smith FB $1,416,666 $1,050,000 $366,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($733,334) $1,416,666 0.80
Senat Deadrin Senat DT $1,124,490 $920,000 $204,490 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($204,490) $1,124,490 0.64
Hennessy Matt Hennessy C $1,078,310 $825,662 $252,648 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($757,944) $1,078,310 0.61
Smith Ito Smith RB $1,075,221 $920,000 $155,221 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($155,221) $1,075,221 0.61
Harris Josh Harris LS $1,075,000 $1,075,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,075,000) $1,075,000 0.61
Sheffield Kendall Sheffield CB $1,039,197 $850,000 $189,197 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($378,395) $1,039,197 0.59
Cominsky John Cominsky DE $972,098 $850,000 $122,098 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($244,196) $972,098 0.55
Walker Mykal Walker ILB $966,520 $780,000 $186,520 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($559,560) $966,520 0.55
Gage Russell Gage WR $959,050 $920,000 $39,050 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($39,050) $959,050 0.54
Oluokun Foyesade Oluokun OLB $956,658 $920,000 $36,658 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($36,658) $956,658 0.54
Hawkins Jaylinn Hawkins FS $946,729 $780,000 $166,729 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($500,187) $946,729 0.54
Ollison Qadree Ollison RB $927,891 $850,000 $77,891 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($155,782) $927,891 0.52
Zaccheaus Olamide Zaccheaus WR $851,668 $850,000 $1,668 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,668) $851,668 0.48
Beavers Willie Beavers T $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.48
Green T.J. Green S $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.48
Hofrichter Sterling Hofrichter P $804,435 $780,000 $24,435 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($73,305) $804,435 0.46
Benkert Kurt Benkert QB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.44
Brooks-James Tony Brooks-James RB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.44
Dortch Greg Dortch WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.44
Fry Elliott Fry K $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.44
Slayton Chris Slayton DT $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.44
Wright Willie Wright C $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.44
Rowland Chris Rowland WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.37
Williamson Chris Williamson CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.37
Abrams Delrick Abrams CB $2,021 $2,021 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $2,021 0.00
Active Roster: $202,223,007 $134,531,197 $43,421,102 $2,808,125 $9,633,333 - $11,829,250 - - $202,223,007 114.39

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit
Round 1, Pick #4 Round 1, Pick #4 - - - - - - - - - -
Projected Draft Pool: $0 $0


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 (8) 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 3.28
BrownJamon Brown G $1,833,333 - $1,833,333 - - - - - - $1,833,333 1.04
MillerJordan Miller CB $117,442 - $117,442 - - - - - - $117,442 0.07
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: $7,774,444 - $4,974,444 - $2,800,000 - - - - $7,774,444 4.40

2021 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2021 NFL Salary Cap $175,000,000
2020 Rollover Cap $1,780,606
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $176,780,606
All Contracts $134,531,197 $43,421,102 $2,808,125 $9,633,333 - $11,829,250 - $202,223,007
Top 51 Contracts $134,531,197 $43,421,102 $2,808,125 $9,633,333 - $11,829,250 - $202,223,007
Dead Money - $4,974,444 - $2,800,000 - - - $7,774,444
Total (All) $134,531,197 $48,395,546 $2,808,125 $12,433,333 - $11,829,250 - $209,997,451
Total (w/Top 51) $134,531,197 $48,395,546 $2,808,125 $12,433,333 - $11,829,250 - $209,997,451
Cap Space (w/All) $-33,216,845
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $-33,216,845