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Carolina Panthers

Carolina Panthers 2021 Salary Cap

Panthers 2021 Salary Cap

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

Panthers – 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 %
Bridgewater Teddy Bridgewater QB $23,000,000 $17,000,000 $5,000,000 $750,000 0- $250,000 0- 0- ($20,000,000) $23,000,000 12.83
Short Kawann Short DE $20,839,000 $12,000,000 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 0- $500,000 $2,339,000 0- ($11,017,000) $20,839,000 11.62
Thompson Shaq Thompson ILB $14,180,000 $10,180,000 $3,200,000 $500,000 0- $300,000 0- 0- ($9,600,000) $14,180,000 7.91
McCaffrey Christian McCaffrey RB $12,537,500 $8,037,500 $4,300,000 0- 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($24,937,500) $12,537,500 6.99
Anderson Robby Anderson WR $12,000,000 $8,000,000 $4,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,000,000) $12,000,000 6.69
Paradis Matt Paradis C $10,330,000 $7,030,000 $1,800,000 $1,000,000 0- $500,000 0- 0- ($5,400,000) $10,330,000 5.76
Weatherly Stephen Weatherly DE $7,950,000 $4,400,000 $2,000,000 $1,350,000 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $7,950,000 4.43
Boston Tre Boston FS $6,216,666 $2,250,000 $2,666,667 $1,250,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($5,333,334) $6,216,666 3.47
Brown Derrick Brown DT $5,368,501 $1,683,700 $3,684,801 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($19,326,604) $5,368,501 2.99
Burris Juston Burris SS $4,949,625 $2,779,000 $1,050,000 $520,625 0- $600,000 0- 0- ($1,050,000) $4,949,625 2.76
Burns Brian Burns OLB $3,692,777 $1,725,926 $1,966,851 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($8,001,017) $3,692,777 2.06
Moore D.J. Moore WR $3,554,510 $2,003,361 $1,551,149 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,254,005) $3,554,510 1.98
Palardy Michael Palardy P $2,520,000 $1,680,000 $500,000 $240,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($500,000) $2,520,000 1.41
Little Greg Little LT $2,083,343 $1,189,448 $893,895 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,887,790) $2,083,343 1.16
Gross-Matos Yetur Gross-Matos DE $1,863,365 $982,673 $880,692 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,624,749) $1,863,365 1.04
Kerr Zach Kerr DE $1,582,500 $1,075,000 $250,000 $200,000 0- $57,500 0- 0- ($250,000) $1,582,500 0.88
Jackson Donte Jackson CB $1,531,258 $1,136,253 $395,005 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($395,005) $1,531,258 0.85
Chinn Jeremy Chinn SS $1,191,244 $848,249 $342,995 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,028,985) $1,191,244 0.66
Thomas Ian Thomas TE $1,106,700 $920,000 $186,700 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,867,000) $1,106,700 0.62
Grier Will Grier QB $1,055,545 $850,000 $205,545 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($411,090) $1,055,545 0.59
Haynes Marquis Haynes OLB $1,033,092 $920,000 $113,092 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($113,092) $1,033,092 0.58
Carter Jermaine Carter ILB $988,345 $920,000 $68,345 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($68,345) $988,345 0.55
Pride Jr. Troy Pride Jr. CB $974,369 $780,000 $194,369 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($583,107) $974,369 0.54
Miller Christian Miller DE $963,552 $780,000 $183,552 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($550,656) $963,552 0.54
Cannon Trenton Cannon RB $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.51
Hamilton Woodrow Hamilton DT $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.51
Jamerson Natrell Jamerson CB $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.51
Daley Dennis Daley G $881,838 $850,000 $31,838 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($63,676) $881,838 0.49
Walker Phillip Walker QB $880,000 $780,000 $75,000 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($75,000) $880,000 0.49
Bonnafon Reggie Bonnafon RB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.47
Chandler Sean Chandler S $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.47
Darboh Amara Darboh WR $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.47
Larkin Austin Larkin DE $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.47
Roy Bravvion Roy DT $828,494 $780,000 $48,494 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($145,482) $828,494 0.46
Thomas-Oliver Stantley Thomas-Oliver CB $805,794 $780,000 $25,794 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($77,382) $805,794 0.45
Franklin Sam Franklin OLB $785,000 $780,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,000) $785,000 0.44
Hartsfield Myles Hartsfield CB $781,666 $780,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $781,666 0.44
Bryant Ventell Bryant WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.44
Charlton Joseph Charlton P $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.44
Hyman Ishmael Hyman WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.44
Michel Marken Michel WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.44
Monteiro Aaron Monteiro T $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.44
Smith Rodney Smith RB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.44
Mack Jordan Mack LB $662,500 $660,000 $2,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($7,500) $662,500 0.37
Bayless Omar Bayless WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.37
Bituli Daniel Bituli LB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.37
Hajrullahu Lirim Hajrullahu K $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.37
Horton Mike Horton G $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.37
Johnston Clay Johnston LB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.37
Orr Chris Orr LB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.37
Panasiuk Mike Panasiuk DT $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.37
Ricci Giovanni Ricci TE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.37
Tecklenburg Sam Tecklenburg C $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.37
Active Roster: $163,917,184 $111,361,110 $39,623,950 $7,810,625 - $2,782,500 $2,339,000 - - $163,917,184 91.44

 

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 #8 Round 1, Pick #8 - - - - - - - - - -
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 (15) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
KuechlyLuke Kuechly ILB $7,132,514 - - - - - $7,132,514 - - $7,132,514 3.98
GanoGraham Gano K $1,537,500 - $1,537,500 - - - - - - $1,537,500 0.86
RobinsonKenny Robinson S $249,153 - $249,153 - - - - - - $249,153 0.14
ScarlettJordan Scarlett RB $154,706 - $154,706 - - - - - - $154,706 0.09
SmithAndre Smith ILB $22,264 - $22,264 - - - - - - $22,264 0.01
RicciGiovanni Ricci TE $11,334 - $11,334 - - - - - - $11,334 0.01
SmithRodney Smith RB $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
SuttonCam Sutton TE $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
BowenBranden Bowen T $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
OrrChris Orr LB $6,000 - $6,000 - - - - - - $6,000 0.00
ReeseDavid Reese LB $6,000 - $6,000 - - - - - - $6,000 0.00
HightsTreVontae Hights WR $5,334 - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
KunaszykJordan Kunaszyk LB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
RobinsonAustrian Robinson DE $667 - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
FerrisJason Ferris LB $334 - $334 - - - - - - $334 0.00
Dead Money: $9,155,807 - $2,023,293 - - - $7,132,514 - - $9,155,807 5.11

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 $4,270,682
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $179,270,682
All Contracts $111,361,110 $39,623,950 $7,810,625 - $2,782,500 $2,339,000 - $163,917,184
Top 51 Contracts $110,041,110 $39,623,950 $7,810,625 - $2,782,500 $2,339,000 - $162,597,184
Dead Money - $2,023,293 - - - $7,132,514 - $9,155,807
Total (All) $111,361,110 $41,647,243 $7,810,625 - $2,782,500 $9,471,514 - $173,072,991
Total (w/Top 51) $110,041,110 $41,647,243 $7,810,625 - $2,782,500 $9,471,514 - $171,752,991
Cap Space (w/All) $6,197,691
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $7,517,691