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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.

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Active Players (27) 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 10.73
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 9.72
Thompson Shaq Thompson OLB $14,180,000 $10,180,000 $3,200,000 $500,000 0- $300,000 0- 0- ($9,600,000) $14,180,000 6.62
Anderson Robby Anderson WR $12,000,000 $8,000,000 $4,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,000,000) $12,000,000 5.60
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 4.82
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 3.71
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 2.90
Gano Graham Gano K $5,287,500 $3,500,000 $1,537,500 $200,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($1,537,500) $5,287,500 2.47
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 2.31
Burns Brian Burns OLB $3,692,777 $1,725,926 $1,966,851 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($8,001,017) $3,692,777 1.72
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 1.66
Palardy Michael Palardy P $3,020,000 $2,180,000 $500,000 $240,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($500,000) $3,020,000 1.41
Thomas Ian Thomas TE $2,787,000 $920,000 $1,867,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,867,000) $2,787,000 1.30
Little Greg Little T $2,083,343 $1,189,448 $893,895 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,887,790) $2,083,343 0.97
Kerr Zach Kerr DT $1,582,500 $1,075,000 $250,000 $200,000 0- $57,500 0- 0- ($250,000) $1,582,500 0.74
Jackson Donte Jackson CB $1,531,258 $1,136,253 $395,005 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($395,005) $1,531,258 0.71
Grier Will Grier QB $1,055,545 $850,000 $205,545 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($411,090) $1,055,545 0.49
Miller Christian Miller DE $1,033,552 $850,000 $183,552 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($367,104) $1,033,552 0.48
Haynes Marquis Haynes OLB $1,033,092 $920,000 $113,092 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($113,092) $1,033,092 0.48
Carter Jermaine Carter ILB $988,345 $920,000 $68,345 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($68,345) $988,345 0.46
Smith Andre Smith ILB $942,264 $920,000 $22,264 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($22,264) $942,264 0.44
Scarlett Jordan Scarlett RB $927,353 $850,000 $77,353 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($154,706) $927,353 0.43
Jamerson Natrell Jamerson S $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.43
Daley Dennis Daley G $881,838 $850,000 $31,838 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($63,676) $881,838 0.41
Walker Phillip Walker QB $880,000 $780,000 $75,000 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($75,000) $880,000 0.41
Kunaszyk Jordan Kunaszyk LB $853,334 $850,000 $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $853,334 0.40
McCaffrey Christian McCaffrey RB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00


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 (0) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %

2021 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2021 NFL Salary Cap $209,000,000
2020 Rollover Cap $5,346,307
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $214,346,307
All Contracts $86,078,988 $33,458,390 $8,010,625 - $2,632,500 $2,339,000 - $132,519,502
Top 51 Contracts $86,078,988 $33,458,390 $8,010,625 - $2,632,500 $2,339,000 - $132,519,502
Total (All) $86,078,988 $33,458,390 $8,010,625 - $2,632,500 $2,339,000 - $132,519,502
Total (w/Top 51) $86,078,988 $33,458,390 $8,010,625 - $2,632,500 $2,339,000 - $132,519,502
Cap Space (w/All) $81,826,805
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $81,826,805