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Carolina Panthers 2020 Salary Cap

Panthers 2020 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Carolina Panthers 2020 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 (63) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Short Kawann Short DE $19,464,000 $12,500,000 $4,000,000 $125,000 0- $500,000 $2,339,000 0- ($17,356,000) $19,464,000 9.34
Bridgewater Teddy Bridgewater QB $14,000,000 $8,000,000 $5,000,000 $750,000 0- $250,000 0- 0- ($33,000,000) $14,000,000 6.72
Okung Russell Okung LT $13,031,250 $13,000,000 0- $31,250 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $13,031,250 6.25
Paradis Matt Paradis C $8,800,000 $5,500,000 $1,800,000 $1,000,000 0- $500,000 0- 0- ($9,200,000) $8,800,000 4.22
Anderson Robby Anderson WR $8,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($12,000,000) $8,000,000 3.84
Thompson Shaq Thompson OLB $7,200,000 $4,000,000 $3,200,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($16,800,000) $7,200,000 3.45
McCaffrey Christian McCaffrey RB $5,485,872 $2,816,090 $2,669,782 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,485,872) $5,485,872 2.63
Weatherly Stephen Weatherly DE $4,550,000 $2,250,000 $2,000,000 $100,000 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($6,250,000) $4,550,000 2.18
Gano Graham Gano K $4,337,500 $2,750,000 $1,537,500 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($3,075,000) $4,337,500 2.08
Boston Tre Boston FS $4,126,666 $1,160,000 $2,666,667 $250,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($8,000,000) $4,126,666 1.98
Miller John Miller G $3,970,000 $1,790,000 $2,000,000 $130,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $3,970,000 1.90
Roberts Seth Roberts WR $3,750,000 $3,100,000 $600,000 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($600,000) $3,750,000 1.80
Burns Brian Burns OLB $3,077,314 $1,110,463 $1,966,851 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($11,078,331) $3,077,314 1.48
Moore D.J. Moore WR $3,046,722 $1,495,574 $1,551,148 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,300,727) $3,046,722 1.46
Davis Mike Davis RB $3,000,000 $2,950,000 0- 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- 0- $3,000,000 1.44
Burris Juston Burris SS $2,958,429 $910,000 $1,050,000 $398,430 0- $600,000 0- 0- ($2,100,000) $2,958,429 1.42
Palardy Michael Palardy P $2,600,000 $1,840,000 $500,000 $160,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($1,000,000) $2,600,000 1.25
Whitehead Tahir Whitehead ILB $2,500,000 $1,050,000 $1,450,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,450,000) $2,500,000 1.20
Larsen Tyler Larsen C $2,116,668 $1,300,000 $466,668 $300,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($466,668) $2,116,668 1.02
Samuel Curtis Samuel WR $2,053,441 $1,220,044 $708,397 0- 0- $125,000 0- 0- ($708,397) $2,053,441 0.98
Little Greg Little T $1,736,119 $842,224 $893,895 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,623,909) $1,736,119 0.83
Reed Chris Reed C $1,425,000 $1,375,000 0- 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- 0- $1,425,000 0.68
Kerr Zach Kerr DT $1,367,500 $910,000 $250,000 $150,000 0- $57,500 0- 0- ($500,000) $1,367,500 0.66
Moton Taylor Moton LT $1,323,049 $1,032,021 $291,028 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($291,028) $1,323,049 0.63
Jackson Donte Jackson CB $1,312,506 $917,502 $395,004 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($790,009) $1,312,506 0.63
Manhertz Chris Manhertz TE $1,300,000 $910,000 $160,000 $160,000 0- $70,000 0- 0- ($160,000) $1,300,000 0.62
Cooper Pharoh Cooper WR $1,210,000 $910,000 $300,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($300,000) $1,210,000 0.58
Jansen J.J. Jansen LS $1,190,000 $1,050,000 $140,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($140,000) $1,190,000 0.57
Thomas Ian Thomas TE $936,998 $750,000 $186,998 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($373,998) $936,998 0.45
Devalve Seth Devalve TE $887,500 $910,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($137,500) $887,500 0.43
Grier Will Grier QB $880,545 $675,000 $205,545 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($616,635) $880,545 0.42
Haynes Marquis Haynes OLB $863,089 $750,000 $113,089 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($226,181) $863,089 0.41
Miller Christian Miller DE $858,552 $675,000 $183,552 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($550,656) $858,552 0.41
Smith Chris Smith DE $840,000 $820,000 $90,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($675,000) $840,000 0.40
Murphy Marcus Murphy RB $831,000 $825,000 $6,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,000) $831,000 0.40
Armah Alex Armah FB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.40
Green T.J. Green S $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.40
White DeAndrew White WR $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.40
Carter Jermaine Carter ILB $818,343 $750,000 $68,343 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($136,688) $818,343 0.39
Kirkwood Keith Kirkwood WR $800,000 $750,000 $50,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($50,000) $800,000 0.38
Smith Andre Smith ILB $772,264 $750,000 $22,264 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($44,528) $772,264 0.37
Scarlett Jordan Scarlett RB $752,353 $675,000 $77,353 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($232,059) $752,353 0.36
Elder Corn Elder CB $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.36
Hamilton Woodrow Hamilton DT $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.36
Hatfield Dominique Hatfield CB $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.36
Hemingway Temarrick Hemingway TE $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.36
Jamerson Natrell Jamerson S $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.36
Marz Tyler Marz T $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.36
Obada Efe Obada DE $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.36
Zylstra Brandon Zylstra WR $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.36
Daley Dennis Daley G $706,838 $675,000 $31,838 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($95,514) $706,838 0.34
Walker Phillip Walker QB $685,000 $75,000 $610,000 $75,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($150,000) $685,000 $75,000 0.33
Kunaszyk Jordan Kunaszyk LB $678,333 $3,333 $675,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,667) $678,333 $3,333 0.33
Bonnafon Reggie Bonnafon RB $675,000 $675,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $675,000 0.32
Luke Cole Luke CB $675,000 $675,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $675,000 0.32
Slye Joey Slye K $675,000 $675,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $675,000 0.32
Fry Elliott Fry K $616,500 $6,500 $610,000 $6,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,500) $616,500 $6,500 0.30
Hyman Ishmael Hyman WR $616,500 $6,500 $610,000 $6,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,500) $616,500 $6,500 0.30
Blanding Quin Blanding S $610,000 $610,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $610,000 0.29
Jeanpiere Damion Jeanpiere WR $610,000 $610,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $610,000 0.29
Kaskey Matt Kaskey T $610,000 $610,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $610,000 0.29
Monteiro Aaron Monteiro T $610,000 $610,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $610,000 0.29
Teuhema Sione Teuhema LB $610,000 $610,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $610,000 0.29

 

2020 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
Round 1, Pick #7 Round 1, Pick #7 $4,304,350 - - - - - - - - $4,304,350
Round 2, Pick #38 Round 2, Pick #38 $1,416,875 - - - - - - - - $1,416,875
Round 3, Pick #69 Round 3, Pick #69 $799,662 - - - - - - - - $799,662
Round 4, Pick #113 Round 4, Pick #113 $710,148 - - - - - - - - $710,148
Round 5, Pick #148 Round 5, Pick #148 $600,449 - - - - - - - - $600,449
Round 5, Pick #152 Round 5, Pick #152 $595,520 - - - - - - - - $595,520
Round 6, Pick #184 Round 6, Pick #184 $559,935 - - - - - - - - $559,935
Round 7, Pick #221 Round 7, Pick #221 $536,442 - - - - - - - - $536,442
Projected Draft Pool: $9,523,381 $9,523,381


2020 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 (18) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
KuechlyLuke Kuechly ILB $11,845,028 - - - - - $11,845,028 - - $11,845,028 5.68
KalilMatt Kalil LT $9,800,000 - $4,800,000 - - - $5,000,000 - - $9,800,000 4.70
TurnerTrai Turner G $9,593,600 - $9,593,600 - - - - - - $9,593,600 4.60
ReidEric Reid SS $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 - - - - - - $5,000,000 2.40
OlsenGreg Olsen TE $3,700,000 - $3,700,000 - - - - - - $3,700,000 1.77
PoeDontari Poe DT $3,333,334 - $3,333,334 - - - - - - $3,333,334 1.60
NewtonCam Newton QB $2,000,000 - - - $2,000,000 - - - - $2,000,000 0.96
AddisonMario Addison OLB $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 - - - - - - $1,500,000 0.72
WrightJarius Wright WR $666,668 - $666,668 - - - - - - $666,668 0.32
GauldenRashaan Gaulden S $211,914 - $211,914 - - - - - - $211,914 0.10
JonesColin Jones FS $200,000 - $200,000 - - - - - - $200,000 0.10
NorrisJared Norris OLB $75,000 - $75,000 - - - - - - $75,000 0.04
ElderCorn Elder CB $69,477 - $69,477 - - - - - - $69,477 0.03
GodwinTerry Godwin WR $61,125 - $61,125 - - - - - - $61,125 0.03
JeanpiereDamion Jeanpiere WR $13,337 - $13,337 - - - - - - $13,337 0.01
BallardCorrion Ballard CB $13,334 - $13,334 - - - - - - $13,334 0.01
HolyfieldElijah Holyfield RB $13,334 - $13,334 - - - - - - $13,334 0.01
MahonBrendan Mahon G $4,168 - $4,168 - - - - - - $4,168 0.00

2020 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2020 NFL Salary Cap $198,200,000
2019 Rollover Cap $10,272,477
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $208,472,477
All Contracts $105,748,918 $40,860,755 $3,554,680 - $2,752,500 $2,339,000 - $155,025,851
Top 51 Contracts $98,168,918 $40,769,422 $3,554,680 - $2,752,500 $2,339,000 - $147,445,851
Draft Pool - - - - - - - $9,523,381
Dead Money - $29,255,291 - $2,000,000 - $16,845,028 - $48,100,319
Total (All) $105,748,918 $70,116,046 $3,554,680 $2,000,000 $2,752,500 $19,184,028 - $203,126,170
Total (w/Top 51) $98,168,918 $70,024,713 $3,554,680 $2,000,000 $2,752,500 $19,184,028 - $195,546,170
Cap Space (w/All) $5,346,307
Cap Space (w/Top 51 & Projected Draft Pool) $3,402,926
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $12,926,307