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Buffalo Bills 2016 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Buffalo Bills 2016 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

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Active Players (53) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Dareus Marcell Dareus DT $6,041,176 $5,000,000 - $1,400,000 $250,000 - - ($45,391,176) $12,691,176 8.06
Gilmore Stephon Gilmore CB $11,082,000 - - - - - - ($11,082,000) $11,082,000 7.04
McCoy LeSean McCoy RB $4,800,000 $2,625,000 - - $250,000 - - ($15,550,000) $7,675,000 4.88
Hughes Jerry Hughes DE $4,525,000 $1,400,000 - $1,500,000 $150,000 - - ($16,275,000) $7,575,000 4.81
Taylor Tyrod Taylor QB $2,600,000 $813,333 $3,500,000 - $6,240 - - ($9,772,907) $6,919,573 4.40
Williams Kyle Williams DT $4,250,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 - - - - ($7,750,000) $6,250,000 3.97
Glenn Cordy Glenn LT $3,000,000 $3,200,000 - - - - - ($36,000,000) $6,200,000 3.94
Clay Charles Clay TE $1,500,000 $2,000,000 - - - $2,500,000 - ($19,500,000) $6,000,000 3.81
Watkins Sammy Watkins WR $600,000 $3,204,655 $1,632,328 - - - - ($11,780,129) $5,436,983 3.45
Graham Corey Graham FS $3,125,000 $1,000,000 - - $50,000 $600,000 - ($6,375,000) $4,775,000 3.03
Incognito Richie Incognito G $2,000,000 $1,150,000 - - $100,000 - - ($5,550,000) $3,250,000 2.07
Manuel E.J. Manuel QB $1,616,632 $1,210,509 - - - - - ($2,827,141) $2,827,141 1.80
Carpenter Dan Carpenter K $1,775,000 $537,500 $250,000 - $25,000 - - ($3,125,000) $2,587,500 1.64
Lawson Shaq Lawson DE $450,000 $1,418,904 - - - - - ($9,828,976) $1,868,904 1.19
Mills Jordan Mills RT $1,671,000 - - - - - - - $1,671,000 1.06
Robey-Coleman Nickell Robey-Coleman CB $1,000,000 $433,333 $125,000 - $50,000 - $50,000 ($1,041,668) $1,658,333 1.05
Woods Robert Woods WR $1,018,650 $479,868 - - $50,000 - - ($479,868) $1,548,518 0.98
Bush Reggie Bush RB $1,000,000 $375,000 $125,000 - - - - ($1,500,000) $1,500,000 0.95
Kouandjio Cyrus Kouandjio RT $807,166 $454,331 - - $50,000 - - ($958,662) $1,311,497 0.83
Brown Zach Brown ILB $800,000 $450,000 - - - - - ($450,000) $1,250,000 0.79
Sanborn Garrison Sanborn LS $920,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($277,500) $1,057,500 0.67
Darby Ronald Darby CB $592,713 $395,853 - - $50,000 - - ($1,830,272) $1,038,566 0.66
Lewis Patrick Lewis C $800,000 $100,000 - - - - - ($1,000,000) $900,000 0.57
Goodwin Marquise Goodwin WR $675,000 $149,719 - - $35,000 - - ($184,719) $859,719 0.55
Felton Jerome Felton FB $832,941 - - - - - - - $832,941 0.53
Brown Preston Brown ILB $601,750 $162,000 - - $30,000 - - ($354,000) $793,750 0.50
Tate Brandon Tate WR $760,000 - - - - - - ($760,000) $760,000 0.48
Miller John Miller G $525,000 $170,030 - - $30,000 - - ($540,090) $725,030 0.46
White Corey White CB $760,000 $80,000 - - - - - ($840,000) $680,000 0.43
McCray Lerentee McCray OLB $675,000 - - - - - - - $675,000 0.43
Washington Adolphus Washington DT $450,000 $188,574 - - - - - ($754,296) $638,574 0.41
Alexander Lorenzo Alexander OLB $885,000 - - - - - - ($75,000) $600,000 0.38
Douzable Leger Douzable DT $885,000 - - - - - - ($885,000) $600,000 0.38
Humber Ramon Humber OLB $885,000 - - - - - - ($885,000) $600,000 0.38
Spikes Brandon Spikes ILB $760,000 - - - - - - ($760,000) $600,000 0.38
Gillislee Mike Gillislee RB $600,000 - - - - - - - $600,000 0.38
Groy Ryan Groy G $600,000 - - - - - - - $600,000 0.38
Meeks Jonathan Meeks FS $600,000 - - - - - - - $600,000 0.38
Schmidt Colton Schmidt P $600,000 - - - - - - - $600,000 0.38
Worthy Jerel Worthy DT $600,000 - - - - - - - $600,000 0.38
Hunter Justin Hunter WR $555,884 - - - - - - - $555,884 0.35
Jones Cardale Jones QB $450,000 $95,848 - - - - - ($383,393) $545,848 0.35
O'Leary Nick O'Leary TE $525,000 - - - - - - - $525,000 0.33
Williams Jonathan Williams RB $450,000 $60,228 - - - - - ($240,915) $510,228 0.32
Seymour Kevon Seymour CB $450,000 $25,089 - - - - - ($100,356) $475,089 0.30
Brown Sergio Brown FS $402,352 - - - - - - - $402,352 0.26
Thomas Logan Thomas TE $200,000 $37,500 - - - - - ($195,000) $237,500 0.15
Coleman DeAndre Coleman DT $176,470 - - - - - - - $176,470 0.11
Lewis Dezmin Lewis WR $154,411 - - - - - - - $154,411 0.10
Roberson Marcus Roberson CB $145,327 - - - - - - - $145,327 0.09
Christian Gerald Christian TE $132,350 - - - - - - - $132,350 0.08
Ola Michael Ola T $105,882 - - - - - - - $105,882 0.07
Gary Shamiel Gary S $92,646 - - - - - - - $92,646 0.06


2016 Reserve/Suspended Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently in suspended. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (1) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Henderson Seantrel Henderson RT $282,352 $12,720 - - - - - ($25,440) $295,072 0.19


2016 Injured Reserve Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently on injured reserve. denotes a player designated to return. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (13) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Williams Aaron Williams
()
SS $2,575,000 $1,300,000 $1,000,000 $1,125,000 $100,000 - - ($10,950,000) $6,100,000 3.88
Wood Eric Wood
()
C $1,000,000 $1,800,000 - - $150,000 $1,258,333 - ($8,525,000) $4,208,333 2.67
Bryant Corbin Bryant
()
DT $1,671,000 - - - - - - - $1,671,000 1.06
Ragland Reggie Ragland
()
ILB $450,000 $612,067 - - - - - ($3,163,786) $1,062,067 0.67
Gragg Chris Gragg
()
TE $675,000 $14,793 - - - - - ($14,793) $689,793 0.44
Anderson Colt Anderson
()
SS $760,000 $80,000 - - - - - ($580,000) $680,000 0.43
Blanton Robert Blanton
()
SS $760,000 $80,000 - - - - - ($80,000) $680,000 0.43
Enemkpali IK Enemkpali
()
OLB $600,000 - - - - - - - $600,000 0.38
Powell Walter Powell
()
WR $600,000 - - - - - - - $600,000 0.38
Ihedigbo James Ihedigbo
()
SS $364,411 - - - - - - - $364,411 0.23
Annen Blake Annen
()
TE $348,000 - - - - - - - $348,000 0.22
Dowling Jonathan Dowling
()
FS $348,000 - - - - - - - $348,000 0.22
Thomas Phillip Thomas
()
S $333,000 - - - - - - - $333,000 0.21


2016 Reserve/PUP Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a physically unable to perform, or non-football injury list. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (1) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Easley Marcus Easley WR $846,647 $425,000 $250,000 - $100,000 - - ($2,700,000) $1,621,647 1.03


2016 Non-Football Injury Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a physically unable to perform, or non-football injury list. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (2) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Harvin Percy Harvin WR $825,882 - $180,000 - - - - - $1,005,882 0.64
Listenbee Kolby Listenbee WR $408,699 $33,233 - - - - - ($132,932) $441,932 0.28


2016 Reserve/Did Not Report Camp

Cap breakdowns for players who did not report to the team. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (1) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Archer Dri Archer RB $600,000 - - - - - - - - 0.00


2016 Practice Squad

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a team's practice squad. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (1) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Townsend Jr. Greg Townsend Jr. DE $20,700 - - - - - - - $20,700 0.01


2016 Dead Cap

Cap breakdowns for players who have been traded or released. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (68) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Williams Mario Williams DE - $3,800,000 - $3,200,000 - - - - $7,000,000 4.45
Harvin Percy Harvin WR - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 1.27
Williams Chris Williams G - $1,750,000 - - - - - - $1,750,000 1.11
Lawson Manny Lawson OLB - $750,000 $250,000 - $50,000 - - - $1,050,000 0.67
McKelvin Leodis McKelvin CB - $1,000,000 - - - - - - $1,000,000 0.64
Urbik Kraig Urbik G - $850,000 - - - - - - $850,000 0.54
Felton Jerome Felton FB - $650,000 - - $100,000 - - - $750,000 0.48
Salas Greg Salas WR $760,000 - - - $25,000 - - - $625,000 0.40
Williams Duke Williams FS $397,058 $117,563 - - - - - - $514,621 0.33
Cockrell Ross Cockrell CB - $233,777 - - - - - - $233,777 0.15
Ikard Gabe Ikard C $190,270 - - - - - - - $190,270 0.12
Ola Michael Ola T $189,476 - - - - - - - $189,476 0.12
Christian Gerald Christian TE $186,420 - - - - - - - $186,420 0.12
Dixon Anthony Dixon RB - $166,668 - - - - - - $166,668 0.11
Albright Bryson Albright OLB $156,440 - - - - - - - $156,440 0.10
Gay Jordan Gay K $148,076 - - - - - - - $148,076 0.09
Lewis Dezmin Lewis WR $82,800 $49,896 - - - - - - $132,696 0.08
Wynn Jarius Wynn OLB - $125,000 - - - - - - $125,000 0.08
Valles Max Valles DE $117,300 - - - - - - - $117,300 0.07
Garner Manasseh Garner RB $102,370 - - - - - - - $102,370 0.07
Roberson Marcus Roberson CB $97,394 - - - - - - - $97,394 0.06
Richardson Cyril Richardson G - $96,000 - - - - - - $96,000 0.06
Steward Tony Steward OLB - $92,873 - - - - - - $92,873 0.06
O'Leary Nick O'Leary TE - $89,766 - - - - - - $89,766 0.06
Eagan Ed Eagan WR $89,700 - - - - - - - $89,700 0.06
Johnson Randell Johnson OLB $70,588 $15,933 - - - - - - $86,521 0.05
Coleman DeAndre Coleman DT $82,800 - - - - - - - $82,800 0.05
Moore Sterling Moore CB - $80,000 - - - - - - $80,000 0.05
Velasco Fernando Velasco G - $80,000 - - - - - - $80,000 0.05
Powell Joe Powell S $69,000 - - - - - - - $69,000 0.04
Ferguson Reid Ferguson LS $62,100 - - - - - - - $62,100 0.04
Williams Karlos Williams RB - $53,838 - - - - - - $53,838 0.03
Meeks Jonathan Meeks FS - $49,500 - - - - - - $49,500 0.03
Freeman Dalton Freeman C $48,300 - - - - - - - $48,300 0.03
Hankerson Leonard Hankerson WR - - - - $40,000 - - - $40,000 0.03
Faciane III Isame Faciane III DE $34,500 - - - - - - - $34,500 0.02
Poehls William Poehls G $34,500 - - - - - - - $34,500 0.02
Gronkowski Glenn Gronkowski FB $26,470 $5,000 - - - - - - $31,470 0.02
Gaines Charles Gaines CB $27,600 - - - - - - - $27,600 0.02
Hazel Matt Hazel WR $27,600 - - - - - - - $27,600 0.02
Morgan Marshall Morgan K $20,700 $1,666 - - - - - - $22,366 0.01
Fields Carlos Fields OLB $20,700 - - - - - - - $20,700 0.01
O'Neal Cedric O'Neal RB $20,700 - - - - - - - $20,700 0.01
Washington Corey Washington WR $20,700 - - - - - - - $20,700 0.01
Parms Damien Parms S $20,700 - - - - - - - $20,700 0.01
Gary Shamiel Gary S $13,800 - - - - - - - $13,800 0.01
Grant Doran Grant CB $13,800 - - - - - - - $13,800 0.01
Reed Cedric Reed DE - $8,000 - - - - - - $8,000 0.01
Larsen B.J. Larsen DE - $7,334 - - - - - - $7,334 0.00
Frazier Mose Frazier WR $6,900 - - - - - - - $6,900 0.00
Martin Chris Martin RT $6,900 - - - - - - - $6,900 0.00
Vaughn Terran Vaughn G $6,900 - - - - - - - $6,900 0.00
Hudson Andrew Hudson DE - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Chandler Tyson Chandler RT - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Tarpley A.J. Tarpley ILB - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Davis Andre Davis WR - $4,000 - - - - - - $4,000 0.00
Roth Spencer Roth P - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Lucas Marquis Lucas T - $3,333 - - - - - - $3,333 0.00
Williams Erik Williams DE - $2,334 - - - - - - $2,334 0.00
Burton Clay Burton TE - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Lumpkin Keith Lumpkin T - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Whigham Julian Whigham CB - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Hamilton Justin Hamilton DT - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
Noel Merrill Noel CB - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
Thomas Cam Thomas CB - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
Allen Davonte' Allen WR - $1,333 - - - - - - $1,333 0.00
Chambers Gary Chambers WR - $833 - - - - - - $833 0.00
Louis Claudell Louis DE - $833 - - - - - - $833 0.00


2016 Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
2016 NFL Salary Cap $155,270,000
2015 Rollover Cap $4,467,331
Adjustment $-2,361,600
Adjusted Salary Cap $157,375,731
All Contracts $112,497,692
Injured Reserve Money $17,684,604
Reserve/PUP Money $1,621,647
Reserve/Suspended Money $295,072
Non-Footall Injury Money $1,447,814
Dead Cap $18,773,045
Practice Squad Money $20,700
Total Cap $152,340,574
Bills Cap Space ($5,035,157)
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2016 NFL Salary Cap $155,270,000
2015 Rollover Cap $4,467,331
Adjustment $-2,361,600
Adjusted Salary Cap $157,375,731
All Contracts $71,509,350 $28,854,774 $6,132,328 $2,900,000 $1,126,240 $3,100,000 $50,000 $112,497,692
Reserve/Suspended Money $282,352 $12,720 - - - - - $295,072
Injured Reserve Money $10,484,411 $3,886,860 $1,000,000 $1,125,000 $250,000 $1,258,333 - $17,684,604
Reserve/PUP Money $846,647 $425,000 $250,000 - $100,000 - - $1,621,647
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $1,234,581 $33,233 $180,000 - - - - $1,447,814
Dead Money $3,152,562 $12,115,483 $250,000 $3,200,000 $215,000 - - $18,773,045
Practice Squad $20,700 - - - - - - $20,700
Total $88,130,603 $45,328,070 $7,812,328 $7,225,000 $1,691,240 $4,358,333 $50,000 $152,340,574
Cap Space $5,035,157