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Carolina Panthers

Carolina Panthers Multi-Year Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Carolina Panthers, including multi-year cap totals, player cap hits, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

Panthers – The Athletic

 

Salary Cap Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

    2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Total Cap Allocations   $163,917,184 $89,182,374 $49,797,063 $16,300,000 $12,200,000
Signed Players   53 21 11 2 1
Quarterbacks   $24,935,545 $27,225,953
Running Backs   $15,087,500 $12,900,000 $16,300,000 $16,300,000 $12,200,000
Fullbacks  
Wide Receivers   $19,404,510 $895,000
Tight Ends   $1,766,700
Offensive Line   $15,395,181 $3,427,405
Defensive Line   $41,825,412 $9,621,733 $11,183,107
Linebackers   $23,321,714 $22,224,292 $18,406,052
Secondary   $18,220,622 $11,992,991 $3,907,904
Special Teams   $3,960,000 $895,000
Injured Reserve  
Suspended  
Dead   $9,155,807


Roster Cap Figures

Current & future salary cap figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Panthers Salary Cap Table

Quarterbacks Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Teddy Bridgewater QB $23,000,000 $26,000,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Will Grier QB $1,055,545 $1,225,953 0UFA 0- 0-
Phillip Walker QB $880,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Running Backs Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Christian McCaffrey RB $12,537,500 $12,900,000 $16,300,000 $16,300,000 $12,200,000
Trenton Cannon RB $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Reggie Bonnafon RB $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Rodney Smith RB $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Mike Davis RB 0UFA
 
Wide Receivers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Robby Anderson WR $12,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
D.J. Moore WR $3,554,510 0- 0UFA 0- 0-
Amara Darboh WR $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Ventell Bryant WR $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Ishmael Hyman WR $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Marken Michel WR $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Omar Bayless WR $660,000 $895,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Curtis Samuel WR 0UFA
Pharoh Cooper WR 0UFA
Keith Kirkwood WR 0RFA
Brandon Zylstra WR 0RFA
 
Tight Ends Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Ian Thomas TE $1,106,700 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Giovanni Ricci TE $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Chris Manhertz TE 0UFA
Seth Devalve TE 0UFA
Colin Thompson TE 0ERFA
 
Offensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Matt Paradis C $10,330,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Greg Little LT $2,083,343 $2,430,567 0UFA 0- 0-
Dennis Daley G $881,838 $996,838 0UFA 0- 0-
Aaron Monteiro T $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Mike Horton G $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Sam Tecklenburg C $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Russell Okung LT 0UFA
John Miller G 0UFA
Tyler Larsen C 0UFA
Michael Schofield G 0UFA
Chris Reed G 0UFA
Taylor Moton RT 0UFA
Trenton Scott G 0RFA
 
Defensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Kawann Short DE $20,839,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Stephen Weatherly DE $7,950,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Derrick Brown DT $5,368,501 $6,442,201 $7,515,902 0- 0UFA
Yetur Gross-Matos DE $1,863,365 $2,236,038 $2,608,711 0UFA 0-
Zach Kerr DE $1,582,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Christian Miller DE $963,552 $1,033,552 $1,148,552 0UFA 0-
Woodrow Hamilton DT $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Austin Larkin DE $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Bravvion Roy DT $828,494 $943,494 $1,058,494 0UFA 0-
Mike Panasiuk DT $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Efe Obada DE 0RFA
 
Linebackers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Shaq Thompson ILB $14,180,000 $15,200,000 $16,360,000 0UFA 0-
Brian Burns OLB $3,692,777 $4,308,240 0- 0UFA 0-
Marquis Haynes OLB $1,033,092 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jermaine Carter ILB $988,345 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Sam Franklin OLB $785,000 $900,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Jordan Mack LB $662,500 $782,500 $897,500 0RFA 0-
Daniel Bituli LB $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Clay Johnston LB $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Chris Orr LB $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Tahir Whitehead LB 0UFA
Adarius Taylor ILB 0UFA
Julian Stanford OLB 0UFA
 
Secondary Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Tre Boston FS $6,216,666 $7,656,668 0UFA 0- 0-
Juston Burris SS $4,949,625 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Donte Jackson CB $1,531,258 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jeremy Chinn SS $1,191,244 $1,429,493 $1,667,741 0UFA 0-
Troy Pride Jr. CB $974,369 $1,089,369 $1,204,369 0UFA 0-
Natrell Jamerson CB $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Sean Chandler S $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Stantley Thomas-Oliver CB $805,794 $920,794 $1,035,794 0UFA 0-
Myles Hartsfield CB $781,666 $896,667 0RFA 0- 0-
Rasul Douglas CB 0UFA
Corn Elder CB 0RFA
Kenny Robinson S 0ERFA
 
Special Teams Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Michael Palardy P $2,520,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Joseph Charlton P $780,000 $895,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Lirim Hajrullahu K $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Joey Slye K 0ERFA
   

Dead Payroll Figures

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Giovanni Ricci TE $11,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Rodney Smith RB $10,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Cam Sutton TE $10,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Branden Bowen T $6,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Chris Orr LB $6,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
David Reese LB $6,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
TreVontae Hights WR $5,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jordan Kunaszyk LB $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Austrian Robinson DE $667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jason Ferris LB $334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Luke Kuechly ILB $7,132,514 0- 0- 0- 0-
Graham Gano K $1,537,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Kenny Robinson S $249,153 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jordan Scarlett RB $154,706 0- 0- 0- 0-
Andre Smith ILB $22,264 0- 0- 0- 0-