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Carolina Panthers 2022 Salary Cap

Panthers 2022 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Carolina Panthers 2022 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 (90) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Darnold Sam Darnold QB $18,858,000 $18,858,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($18,858,000) $18,858,000 8.88
Thompson Shaq Thompson OLB $13,108,098 $1,120,000 $3,200,000 $384,765 0- $300,000 $8,103,333 0- ($22,606,666) $13,108,098 6.17
Anderson Robby Anderson WR $10,954,166 $1,035,000 $3,836,666 0- 0- $200,000 $5,882,500 0- ($20,473,336) $10,954,166 5.16
McCaffrey Christian McCaffrey RB $8,785,750 $1,035,000 $4,300,000 0- 0- $200,000 $3,250,750 0- ($26,938,000) $8,785,750 4.14
Moton Taylor Moton RT $7,976,250 $1,035,000 $3,000,000 0- 0- $200,000 $3,741,250 0- ($39,000,000) $7,976,250 3.76
Erving Cameron Erving LT $6,510,000 $4,010,000 $2,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,510,000) $6,510,000 3.06
Brown Derrick Brown DT $6,442,201 $1,257,400 $3,684,801 $1,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,958,103) $6,442,201 3.03
Moore D.J. Moore WR $6,110,000 $1,035,000 $4,875,000 0- 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($41,610,000) $6,110,000 2.88
Jackson Donte Jackson CB $6,101,666 $1,035,000 $3,666,667 $1,200,000 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($16,757,500) $6,101,666 2.87
Ekwonu Ikem Ekwonu T $5,012,373 $705,000 $4,307,373 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($27,568,051) $5,012,373 2.36
Horn Jaycee Horn CB $4,798,215 $825,000 $3,178,572 $794,643 0- 0- 0- 0- ($17,273,574) $4,798,215 2.26
Burns Brian Burns DE $4,308,240 $2,341,389 $1,966,851 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,308,240) $4,308,240 2.03
Elflein Pat Elflein G $4,234,559 $1,035,000 $370,000 $397,059 0- 0- $2,432,500 0- ($6,640,000) $4,234,559 1.99
Luvu Frankie Luvu LB $3,485,294 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $235,294 0- $250,000 0- 0- ($4,500,000) $3,485,294 1.64
Corbett Austin Corbett G $3,188,000 $1,035,000 $1,953,000 0- 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($19,600,000) $3,188,000 1.50
Thomas Ian Thomas TE $3,101,666 $1,035,000 $1,666,666 $300,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($8,000,000) $3,101,666 1.46
Woods Xavier Woods S $2,801,666 $1,035,000 $1,666,666 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($6,035,000) $2,801,666 1.32
Bozeman Bradley Bozeman C $2,800,000 $1,035,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 0- $265,000 0- 0- ($1,000,000) $2,800,000 1.32
Littleton Cory Littleton ILB $2,600,000 $1,035,000 $895,000 $340,000 0- $330,000 0- 0- ($1,930,000) $2,600,000 1.22
Henderson C.J. Henderson CB $2,475,093 $2,475,093 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,882,732) $2,475,093 1.17
Gross-Matos Yetur Gross-Matos DE $2,236,038 $1,355,346 $880,692 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,761,384) $2,236,038 1.05
Wilson Damien Wilson OLB $2,215,000 $1,120,000 $1,075,000 0- 0- $20,000 0- 0- ($3,270,000) $2,215,000 1.04
Ioannidis Matthew Ioannidis DE $2,082,112 $1,035,000 $953,000 $94,112 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,800,000) $2,082,112 0.98
Foreman D'Onta Foreman RB $2,000,000 $1,035,000 $940,000 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($940,000) $2,000,000 0.94
Gonzalez Zane Gonzalez K $1,977,647 $1,085,000 $625,000 $267,647 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $1,977,647 0.93
Haynes Marquis Haynes DE $1,955,000 $1,035,000 $500,000 $400,000 0- $20,000 0- 0- ($2,035,000) $1,955,000 0.92
Hekker Johnny Hekker P $1,786,666 $1,120,000 $666,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,870,000) $1,786,666 0.84
Roberts Andre Roberts WR $1,750,000 $1,550,000 $200,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($900,000) $1,750,000 0.82
Daley Dennis Daley G $1,750,000 $965,000 $31,838 0- 0- $50,000 $703,162 0- ($735,000) $1,750,000 0.82
Chinn Jeremy Chinn SS $1,429,493 $1,086,498 $342,995 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($685,990) $1,429,493 0.67
Marshall Terrace Marshall WR $1,302,156 $920,431 $381,725 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,065,606) $1,302,156 0.61
Melvin Rashaan Melvin CB $1,200,000 $1,200,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,200,000 0.56
Christensen Brady Christensen RT $1,173,471 $894,694 $278,777 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($836,331) $1,173,471 0.55
Tremble Tommy Tremble TE $1,119,644 $883,929 $235,715 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($707,145) $1,119,644 0.53
Jansen J.J. Jansen LS $1,047,500 $1,120,000 $127,500 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($127,500) $1,047,500 0.49
Stanford Julian Stanford OLB $1,047,500 $1,120,000 0- $52,500 0- 0- 0- $100,000 0- $1,047,500 0.49
Burris Juston Burris S $1,047,500 $1,035,000 0- $112,500 0- $40,000 0- 0- 0- $1,047,500 0.49
Higgins Rashard Higgins WR $1,047,500 $1,035,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($152,500) $1,047,500 0.49
Zylstra Brandon Zylstra WR $1,047,500 $1,035,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,047,500) $1,047,500 0.49
Hubbard Chuba Hubbard RB $1,003,294 $825,000 $178,294 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($534,882) $1,003,294 0.47
Jackson Joe Jackson DE $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.45
Johnson Darryl Johnson DE $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.45
Jordan Michael Jordan G $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.45
Tuioti-Mariner Jacob Tuioti-Mariner OLB $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.45
Roy Bravvion Roy DT $943,494 $895,000 $48,494 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($96,988) $943,494 0.44
Thomas-Oliver Stantley Thomas-Oliver CB $920,794 $895,000 $25,794 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($51,588) $920,794 0.43
Nixon Daviyon Nixon DT $904,637 $825,000 $79,637 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($238,911) $904,637 0.43
Taylor Keith Taylor CB $901,497 $825,000 $76,497 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($229,491) $901,497 0.42
Franklin Sam Franklin SS $900,000 $895,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $900,000 0.42
Hartsfield Myles Hartsfield CB $896,667 $895,000 $1,667 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,667) $896,667 0.42
Chandler Sean Chandler S $895,000 $1,035,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Harper Madre Harper CB $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Herron Frank Herron DT $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Larkin Austin Larkin DE $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Martin Kamal Martin LB $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Robinson Kenny Robinson S $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Thompson Colin Thompson TE $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Walker Phillip Walker QB $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Brown Deonte Brown G $871,515 $46,515 $825,000 $46,515 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($139,545) $871,515 $46,515 0.41
Smith Shi Smith WR $868,105 $43,105 $825,000 $43,105 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($129,315) $868,105 $43,105 0.41
Hoskins Phil Hoskins DT $852,811 $27,811 $825,000 $27,811 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($83,433) $852,811 $27,811 0.40
Horton Mike Horton G $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Ricci Giovanni Ricci TE $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Sullivan Stephen Sullivan WR $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Tecklenburg Sam Tecklenburg C $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Westry Chris Westry CB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Barno Amaré Barno DE $751,351 $46,351 $705,000 $46,351 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($185,404) $751,351 $46,351 0.35
Mays Cade Mays G $748,269 $43,269 $705,000 $43,269 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($173,076) $748,269 $43,269 0.35
Fletcher Thomas Fletcher LS $737,677 $32,677 $705,000 $32,677 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($98,031) $737,677 $32,677 0.35
Barnes Kalon Barnes CB $726,557 $21,557 $705,000 $21,557 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($86,228) $726,557 $21,557 0.34
Tolson Khalan Tolson LB $711,666 $6,666 $705,000 $6,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($85,000) $711,666 $6,666 0.34
Henry Ra'Shaun Henry WR $710,833 $5,833 $705,000 $5,833 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($117,500) $710,833 $5,833 0.33
Parchment Andrew Parchment WR $705,666 $666 $705,000 $666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,000) $705,666 $666 0.33
Babicz Josh Babicz TE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Bradwell Darius Bradwell RB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Brown Spencer Brown RB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Cheek Davis Cheek QB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Graham-Mobley Isaiah Graham-Mobley OLB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Limu-Jones Talolo Limu-Jones WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Lovett John Lovett RB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
McCall Marquan McCall DT $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Mosby Arron Mosby LB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Pleasants Austen Pleasants T $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Rambo Charleston Rambo WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Saunders C.J. Saunders WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Scott Jared Scott TE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Wright Derek Wright WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Corral Matt Corral QB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Miller Wyatt Miller T 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Smith Brandon Smith LB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $192,035,797 $103,727,780 $55,801,003 $6,578,520 - $2,725,000 $24,113,495 $100,000 - $192,035,797 90.41

 

2022 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (6) 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 #6Ikem Ekwonu Round 1, Pick #6 T $5,012,373 $705,000 $4,307,373 - - - - - - $5,012,373 $5,012,373
Round 3, Pick #94Matt Corral Round 3, Pick #94 QB $923,625 $705,000 $218,625 - - - - - - $923,625 $923,625
Round 4, Pick #120Brandon Smith Round 4, Pick #120 LB $894,137 $705,000 $189,137 - - - - - - $894,137 $189,137
Round 6, Pick #189Amaré Barno Round 6, Pick #189 DE $751,351 $705,000 $46,351 - - - - - - $751,351 $46,351
Round 6, Pick #199Cade Mays Round 6, Pick #199 G $748,269 $705,000 $43,269 - - - - - - $748,269 $43,269
Round 7, Pick #242Kalon Barnes Round 7, Pick #242 CB $726,557 $705,000 $21,557 - - - - - - $726,557 $21,557
Projected Draft Pool: $9,056,312 $9,056,312 $6,236,312


2022 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 (17) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
ParadisMatt Paradis C $8,293,332 - $8,293,332 - - - - - - $8,293,332 3.90
ReddickHaason Reddick OLB $4,008,000 - $4,008,000 - - - - - - $4,008,000 1.89
BostonTre Boston FS $2,666,668 - $2,666,668 - - - - - - $2,666,668 1.26
FoxMorgan Fox DE $2,540,000 $1,035,000 $1,505,000 - - - - - - $2,540,000 1.20
ArnoldDan Arnold TE $1,272,500 - $1,272,500 - - - - - - $1,272,500 0.60
BouyeA.J. Bouye CB $1,212,500 - $1,212,500 - - - - - - $1,212,500 0.57
PerrymanDenzel Perryman ILB $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - - - $1,000,000 0.47
LittleGreg Little T $893,895 - $893,895 - - - - - - $893,895 0.42
MooreDavid Moore WR $625,000 - $625,000 - - - - - - $625,000 0.29
Pride Jr.Troy Pride Jr. CB $388,738 - $388,738 - - - - - - $388,738 0.18
MillerChristian Miller DE $367,104 - $367,104 - - - - - - $367,104 0.17
GrierWill Grier QB $205,545 - $205,545 - - - - - - $205,545 0.10
MooreDavid Moore G $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
BrownSpencer Brown RB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
StokkeMason Stokke FB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
HartlaubDrew Hartlaub S $6,000 - $6,000 - - - - - - $6,000 0.00
DraguicevichOscar Draguicevich P $4,667 - $4,667 - - - - - - $4,667 0.00
Dead Money: $23,507,283 $1,035,000 $22,472,283 - - - - - - $23,507,283 11.07

2022 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2022 NFL Salary Cap $208,200,000
2021 Rollover Cap $4,677,972
Adjustment $-477,972
Adjusted Salary Cap $212,400,000
All Contracts $103,727,780 $55,801,003 $6,578,520 - $2,725,000 $24,113,495 $100,000 $192,035,797
Top 51 Contracts $76,057,780 $55,526,553 $6,578,520 - $2,725,000 $24,113,495 $100,000 $164,365,797
Dead Money $1,035,000 $22,472,283 - - - - - $23,507,283
Total (All) $104,762,780 $78,273,286 $6,578,520 - $2,725,000 $24,113,495 $100,000 $215,543,080
Total (w/Top 51) $77,092,780 $77,998,836 $6,578,520 - $2,725,000 $24,113,495 $100,000 $187,873,080
Cap Space (w/All) $-3,143,080
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $24,526,920