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Buffalo Bills

Buffalo Bills 2021 Salary Cap

Bills 2021 Salary Cap

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

Bills – The Athletic

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Active Players (78) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Diggs Stefon Diggs WR $14,258,333 $12,708,333 0- $1,000,000 0- $100,000 $450,000 0- ($12,350,000) $14,258,333 7.57
Dawkins Dion Dawkins LT $11,395,000 $7,300,000 $1,720,000 $250,000 $1,875,000 $250,000 0- 0- ($21,680,000) $11,395,000 6.05
Hughes Jerry Hughes DE $9,450,000 $6,100,000 $2,100,000 $1,000,000 0- $250,000 0- 0- ($3,100,000) $9,450,000 5.02
Morse Mitch Morse C $8,327,941 $4,125,000 $2,750,000 $1,352,941 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($10,625,000) $8,327,941 4.42
Addison Mario Addison DE $8,178,085 $4,075,000 $2,000,000 $1,853,085 0- $250,000 0- 0- ($4,800,000) $8,178,085 4.34
Poyer Jordan Poyer SS $7,875,000 $6,275,000 $1,000,000 $400,000 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($6,775,000) $7,875,000 4.18
Milano Matt Milano OLB $7,812,500 $5,500,000 $1,750,000 $312,500 0- $250,000 0- 0- ($20,000,000) $7,812,500 4.15
Lotulelei Star Lotulelei DT $7,600,000 $4,500,000 $2,600,000 $250,000 0- $250,000 0- 0- ($11,800,000) $7,600,000 4.03
Beasley Cole Beasley WR $7,341,165 $4,700,000 $1,500,000 $941,165 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($3,500,000) $7,341,165 3.90
Allen Josh Allen QB $6,910,057 $920,000 $3,371,461 $2,618,596 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,740,057) $6,910,057 3.67
White Tre'Davious White CB $6,782,000 $990,000 $2,100,000 0- $1,500,000 $300,000 $1,892,000 0- ($31,325,000) $6,782,000 3.60
Hyde Micah Hyde SS $6,564,705 $2,100,000 $4,100,000 $264,706 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($10,200,000) $6,564,705 3.48
Klein A.J. Klein OLB $6,400,000 $4,100,000 $400,000 $1,800,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($5,600,000) $6,400,000 3.40
Williams Daryl Williams RT $6,150,000 $1,000,000 $1,800,000 $3,250,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($9,400,000) $6,150,000 3.26
Oliver Ed Oliver DT $5,335,952 $2,273,651 $3,062,301 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($11,561,229) $5,335,952 2.83
Butler Vernon Butler DT $5,305,870 $3,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,205,870 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($3,500,000) $5,305,870 2.82
Sanders Emmanuel Sanders WR $4,616,176 $2,800,000 $1,375,000 $391,176 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($5,900,000) $4,616,176 2.45
Edmunds Tremaine Edmunds ILB $4,028,037 $2,206,301 $1,821,736 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,028,037) $4,028,037 2.14
Feliciano Jon Feliciano G $3,264,705 $1,400,000 $750,000 $1,014,706 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($4,400,000) $3,264,705 1.73
Matakevich Tyler Matakevich ILB $2,950,000 $1,500,000 $1,100,000 $250,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($3,350,000) $2,950,000 1.57
Trubisky Mitchell Trubisky QB $2,500,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $2,500,000 1.33
Johnson Taron Johnson CB $2,344,517 $2,183,000 $161,517 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($161,517) $2,344,517 1.24
Boettger Ike Boettger G $2,133,000 $2,133,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $2,133,000 1.13
Ford Cody Ford RT $2,047,492 $1,127,498 $869,994 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($1,739,988) $2,047,492 1.09
Wallace Levi Wallace CB $1,676,460 $1,150,000 $300,000 $176,460 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($1,000,000) $1,676,460 0.89
Jones Taiwan Jones RB $1,667,647 $1,100,000 $300,000 $267,647 0- 0- 0- 0- ($700,000) $1,667,647 0.89
Haack Matt Haack P $1,575,000 $1,200,000 $350,000 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($2,250,000) $1,575,000 0.84
Obada Efe Obada DE $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $300,000 $200,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($800,000) $1,500,000 0.80
Epenesa A.J. Epenesa DE $1,335,750 $877,150 $458,600 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,252,950) $1,335,750 0.71
Phillips Harrison Phillips DT $1,143,760 $920,000 $193,760 0- 0- $30,000 0- 0- ($193,760) $1,143,760 0.61
Ferguson Reid Ferguson LS $1,140,000 $990,000 $125,000 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($1,140,000) $1,140,000 0.61
Smith Andre Smith ILB $1,127,794 $920,000 $125,000 $35,294 0- $47,500 0- 0- ($50,000) $1,127,794 0.60
Singletary Devin Singletary RB $1,108,956 $850,000 $258,956 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($517,912) $1,108,956 0.59
Knox Dawson Knox TE $1,085,545 $850,000 $205,545 0- 0- $30,000 0- 0- ($411,090) $1,085,545 0.58
Lamp Forrest Lamp G $1,057,500 $920,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($350,000) $1,057,500 0.56
Moss Zack Moss RB $1,048,255 $789,651 $228,604 0- 0- $30,000 0- 0- ($685,812) $1,048,255 0.56
Douglas Jamil Douglas G $995,000 $920,000 $75,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($75,000) $995,000 0.53
Neal Siran Neal S $991,504 $920,000 $71,504 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($71,504) $991,504 0.53
Adams Tyrell Adams OLB $987,500 $990,000 $100,000 $37,500 0- 0- 0- 0- ($100,000) $987,500 0.52
Hart Bobby Hart RT $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($350,000) $987,500 0.52
Hollister Jacob Hollister TE $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($137,500) $987,500 0.52
McKenzie Isaiah McKenzie WR $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($350,000) $987,500 0.52
Lee Marquel Lee ILB $970,000 $920,000 $25,000 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($25,000) $970,000 0.51
Davis Gabriel Davis WR $954,845 $780,000 $174,845 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($524,535) $954,845 0.51
Cox Jr. Bryan Cox Jr. DE $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.49
Kumerow Jake Kumerow WR $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.49
Powell Brandon Powell WR $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.49
Zimmer Justin Zimmer DT $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.49
Breida Matt Breida RB $915,000 $990,000 $40,000 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($140,000) $915,000 0.49
Johnson Jaquan Johnson SS $896,085 $850,000 $46,085 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($92,170) $896,085 0.48
Johnson Darryl Johnson DE $874,522 $850,000 $24,522 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($49,044) $874,522 0.46
Sweeney Tommy Sweeney TE $874,046 $24,046 $850,000 $24,046 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($48,092) $874,046 $24,046 0.46
Devey Jordan Devey G $860,000 $10,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- $10,000 0- 0- 0- $860,000 $10,000 0.46
Fromm Jake Fromm QB $855,740 $75,740 $780,000 $75,740 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($824,020) $855,740 $75,740 0.45
Webb Davis Webb QB $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Bates Ryan Bates LT $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Bass Tyler Bass K $826,054 $46,054 $780,000 $46,054 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($138,164) $826,054 $46,054 0.44
Jackson Dane Jackson CB $815,000 $35,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- $35,000 0- 0- 0- $815,000 $35,000 0.43
Gilliam Reggie Gilliam FB $786,666 $6,666 $780,000 $6,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,334) $786,666 $6,666 0.42
Dodson Tyrel Dodson OLB $782,000 $2,000 $780,000 $2,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,000) $782,000 $2,000 0.42
Bryant Brandin Bryant DE $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Gentry Tanner Gentry WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Lewis Cam Lewis CB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Love Mike Love DE $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Williams Duke Williams WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Hodgins Isaiah Hodgins WR $699,722 $39,722 $660,000 $39,722 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($119,166) $699,722 $39,722 0.37
Becker Nate Becker TE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Thomas Josh Thomas S $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Thompson Tariq Thompson S $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Williams Antonio Williams RB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Anderson Jack Anderson G 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Basham Jr. Carlos Basham Jr. DE 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Brown Spencer Brown T 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Doyle Tommy Doyle T 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Hamilton Damar Hamilton S 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Rousseau Greg Rousseau DE 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Stevenson Marquez Stevenson WR 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Wildgoose Rachad Wildgoose CB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $194,003,386 $125,233,584 $41,978,658 $18,871,646 $3,375,000 $3,182,500 $2,342,000 - - $194,003,386 102.99


2021 Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List

These players do not count toward a team's active roster, but their cap figure does.

Player (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Wade Christian Wade RB $660,000 $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.35

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (8) 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 #30Greg Rousseau Round 1, Pick #30 DE $2,110,582 $660,000 $1,450,582 - - - - - - $2,110,582 $2,110,582
Round 2, Pick #61Carlos Basham Jr. Round 2, Pick #61 DE $1,022,717 $660,000 $362,717 - - - - - - $1,022,717 $1,022,717
Round 3, Pick #93Spencer Brown Round 3, Pick #93 T $879,036 $660,000 $219,036 - - - - - - $879,036 $219,036
Round 5, Pick #161Tommy Doyle Round 5, Pick #161 T $738,931 $660,000 $78,931 - - - - - - $738,931 $78,931
Round 6, Pick #203Marquez Stevenson Round 6, Pick #203 WR $703,136 $660,000 $43,136 - - - - - - $703,136 $43,136
Round 6, Pick #212Damar Hamilton Round 6, Pick #212 S $700,119 $660,000 $40,119 - - - - - - $700,119 $40,119
Round 6, Pick #213Rachad Wildgoose Round 6, Pick #213 CB $699,061 $660,000 $39,061 - - - - - - $699,061 $39,061
Round 7, Pick #236Jack Anderson Round 7, Pick #236 G $685,935 $660,000 $25,935 - - - - - - $685,935 $25,935
Projected Draft Pool: $7,539,517 $7,539,517 $3,579,517


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 (24) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
BrownJohn Brown WR $1,600,000 - $1,600,000 - - - - - - $1,600,000 0.85
JeffersonQuinton Jefferson DT $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 - - - - - - $1,500,000 0.80
SpainQuinton Spain G $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - - - $1,000,000 0.53
HauschkaSteven Hauschka K $625,000 - $625,000 - - - - - - $625,000 0.33
JosephVosean Joseph LB $160,648 - $160,648 - - - - - - $160,648 0.09
LongSpencer Long C $100,000 - - - - $100,000 - - - $100,000 0.05
JacksonDane Jackson CB $60,978 - $60,978 - - - - - - $60,978 0.03
GainesE.J. Gaines CB $25,000 - $25,000 - - - - - - $25,000 0.01
ThomasJosh Thomas S $16,667 - $16,667 - - - - - - $16,667 0.01
HarrellMarquel Harrell G $13,334 - $13,334 - - - - - - $13,334 0.01
AdamsTrey Adams T $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
WaltonBrandon Walton T $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
BrownIke Brown CB $8,000 - $8,000 - - - - - - $8,000 0.00
AdamsTrey Adams T $7,500 - $7,500 - - - - - - $7,500 0.00
TaylorGarrett Taylor S $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
VedvikKaare Vedvik K $6,500 - $6,500 - - - - - - $6,500 0.00
LewisCam Lewis CB $5,500 - $5,500 - - - - - - $5,500 0.00
WadeChristian Wade RB $5,500 - $5,500 - - - - - - $5,500 0.00
WebbDavis Webb QB $5,500 - $5,500 - - - - - - $5,500 0.00
BeckerNate Becker TE $4,000 - $4,000 - - - - - - $4,000 0.00
EasleyNick Easley WR $3,250 - $3,250 - - - - - - $3,250 0.00
McCloudRay-Ray McCloud WR $2,750 - $2,750 - - - - - - $2,750 0.00
SalakoVictor Salako T $2,250 - $2,250 - - - - - - $2,250 0.00
WilliamsAntonio Williams RB $2,000 - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Dead Money: $5,181,044 - $5,081,044 - - $100,000 - - - $5,181,044 2.75

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 $3,771,955
Adjustment $2,105,004
Adjusted Salary Cap $188,376,959
All Contracts $125,233,584 $41,978,658 $18,871,646 $3,375,000 $3,182,500 $2,342,000 - $194,003,386
Top 51 Contracts $110,453,584 $41,784,430 $18,871,646 $3,375,000 $3,137,500 $2,342,000 - $179,503,386
Reserve/Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List $660,000 - - - - - - $660,000
Dead Money - $5,081,044 - - $100,000 - - $5,181,044
Total (All) $125,893,584 $47,059,702 $18,871,646 $3,375,000 $3,282,500 $2,342,000 - $199,844,430
Total (w/Top 51) $111,113,584 $46,865,474 $18,871,646 $3,375,000 $3,237,500 $2,342,000 - $185,344,430
Cap Space (w/All) $-11,467,471
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $3,032,529