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.

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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   $128,612,295 $176,578,580 $119,673,537 $58,831,917 $35,111,500
Signed Players   66 39 26 16 4
Quarterbacks   $12,079,683 $18,858,000
Running Backs   $8,397,794 $15,312,794 $18,827,794 $18,942,794 $13,609,500
Fullbacks  
Wide Receivers   $15,848,780 $30,122,927 $18,382,360 $2,921,124
Tight Ends   $4,705,415 $1,119,644 $1,343,572 $1,567,501
Offensive Line   $21,221,220 $45,865,156 $32,461,347 $23,244,375 $20,500,000
Defensive Line   $21,873,950 $22,257,421 $13,170,555 $2,217,448
Linebackers   $13,590,344 $23,166,333 $20,425,334 $1,002,000 $1,002,000
Secondary   $28,130,958 $19,018,628 $14,089,898 $7,848,998
Special Teams   $2,662,951 $857,677 $972,677 $1,087,677
Injured Reserve   $31,822,712
Suspended  
Dead   $50,761,683 $7,065,380


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
Cam Newton QB $6,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Sam Darnold QB $4,774,685 $18,858,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Phillip Walker QB $880,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Matt Barkley QB $424,998 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Running Backs Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Christian McCaffrey RB $6,899,500 $14,309,500 $17,709,500 $17,709,500 $13,609,500
Chuba Hubbard RB $838,294 $1,003,294 $1,118,294 $1,233,294 0UFA
Ameer Abdullah RB $660,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Wide Receivers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Robby Anderson WR $8,826,666 $16,836,666 $15,836,668 0UFA 0-
D.J. Moore WR $3,554,510 $11,116,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Terrace Marshall WR $1,041,725 $1,302,156 $1,562,587 $1,823,019 0UFA
Brandon Zylstra WR $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Alex Erickson WR $802,774 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Shi Smith WR $703,105 $868,105 $983,105 $1,098,105 0UFA
 
Tight Ends Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Ian Thomas TE $2,369,700 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Tommy Tremble TE $895,715 $1,119,644 $1,343,572 $1,567,501 0UFA
Colin Thompson TE $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Giovanni Ricci TE $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Offensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Matt Paradis C $5,698,000 $8,293,332 $4,146,666 0- 0-
Taylor Moton RT $4,000,000 $19,200,000 $20,800,000 $20,500,000 $20,500,000
Cameron Erving LT $3,490,000 $6,510,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Trenton Scott LT $1,650,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Pat Elflein G $1,360,000 $7,030,000 $5,120,000 0UFA 0-
John Miller G $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Brady Christensen RT $938,777 $1,173,471 $1,408,166 $1,642,860 0UFA
Dennis Daley G $881,838 $996,838 0UFA 0- 0-
Michael Jordan G $613,886 $965,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Deonte Brown G $611,229 $871,515 $986,515 $1,101,515 0UFA
Sam Tecklenburg C $549,990 $825,000 0ERFA 0- 0-
Matt Kaskey LT $440,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Defensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Derrick Brown DT $5,368,501 $6,442,201 $7,515,902 0- 0UFA
DaQuan Jones DT $4,050,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Brian Burns DE $3,692,777 $4,308,240 0- 0UFA 0-
Morgan Fox DE $2,495,000 $5,605,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Yetur Gross-Matos DE $1,863,365 $2,236,038 $2,608,711 0UFA 0-
Marquis Haynes DE $1,033,092 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Darryl Johnson DE $850,000 $965,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Bravvion Roy DT $828,494 $943,494 $1,058,494 0UFA 0-
Phil Hoskins DT $687,811 $852,811 $967,811 $1,082,811 0UFA
Daviyon Nixon DT $589,910 $904,637 $1,019,637 $1,134,637 0UFA
Mike Panasiuk DT $415,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Linebackers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Shaq Thompson OLB $8,053,333 $18,263,333 $19,423,334 0UFA 0-
Haason Reddick OLB $1,992,000 $4,008,000 $1,002,000 $1,002,000 $1,002,000
Frankie Luvu OLB $1,100,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jermaine Carter ILB $988,345 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Julian Stanford OLB $850,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Kamal Martin LB $606,666 $895,000 0RFA 0- 0-
 
Secondary Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Stephon Gilmore CB $6,179,738 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Juston Burris SS $4,827,125 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jaycee Horn CB $3,838,572 $4,798,215 $5,757,858 $6,717,501 0-
Donte Jackson CB $2,838,005 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
A.J. Bouye CB $2,168,056 $4,712,500 0UFA 0- 0-
C.J. Henderson CB $1,285,455 $2,475,093 $3,407,639 0- 0UFA
Jeremy Chinn SS $1,191,244 $1,429,493 $1,667,741 0UFA 0-
Sean Chandler S $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Stantley Thomas-Oliver CB $805,794 $920,794 $1,035,794 0UFA 0-
Sam Franklin SS $785,000 $900,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Keith Taylor CB $736,497 $901,497 $1,016,497 $1,131,497 0UFA
Rashaan Melvin CB $708,330 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Myles Hartsfield CB $649,440 $896,667 0RFA 0- 0-
Troy Pride Jr. CB $634,369 $1,089,369 $1,204,369 0UFA 0-
Kenny Robinson S $563,333 $895,000 0RFA 0- 0-
 
Special Teams Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
J.J. Jansen LS $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Zane Gonzalez K $802,774 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Thomas Fletcher LS $447,677 $857,677 $972,677 $1,087,677 0UFA
Lac Edwards P $425,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
   

Dead Payroll Figures

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Kenny Robinson S $363,419 $895,000 0- 0- 0-
Joseph Charlton P $338,887 0- 0- 0- 0-
Clay Johnston LB $330,003 0- 0- 0- 0-
Zach Kerr DE $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Will Grier QB $205,545 $205,545 0- 0- 0-
Michael Jordan G $198,088 $965,000 0- 0- 0-
Christian Miller DE $183,552 $367,104 0- 0- 0-
Keith Kirkwood WR $170,666 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jalen Julius CB $156,400 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jordan Scarlett RB $154,706 0- 0- 0- 0-
Rashaan Melvin CB $119,444 0- 0- 0- 0-
Sam Tecklenburg C $109,999 $825,000 0- 0- 0-
Matt Cole WR $107,733 0- 0- 0- 0-
Spencer Brown RB $23,333 $6,667 0- 0- 0-
Mike Horton G $101,066 0- 0- 0- 0-
Austen Pleasants T $98,533 0- 0- 0- 0-
Aaron Parker WR $91,866 0- 0- 0- 0-
James Morgan QB $82,800 0- 0- 0- 0-
Aaron Monteiro T $73,600 0- 0- 0- 0-
Ryan Winslow P $73,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Willie Snead WR $69,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Dominik Eberle K $64,400 0- 0- 0- 0-
Corn Elder CB $56,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Lac Edwards P $55,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Ryan Santoso K $43,333 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jalen Julius CB $36,800 0- 0- 0- 0-
Kamal Martin LB $36,800 $895,000 0- 0- 0-
Spencer Brown RB $23,333 $6,667 0- 0- 0-
Andre Smith ILB $22,264 0- 0- 0- 0-
John Brannon CB $18,400 0- 0- 0- 0-
Treyvon Hester DT $18,400 0- 0- 0- 0-
Alex Erickson WR $14,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Devin Smith WR $14,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Mason Stokke FB $13,333 $6,667 0- 0- 0-
Giovanni Ricci TE $11,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Cam Sutton TE $10,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Josh Avery DT $9,200 0- 0- 0- 0-
Omar Bayless WR $9,200 0- 0- 0- 0-
Josh Love QB $9,200 0- 0- 0- 0-
Sheldrick Redwine S $9,200 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jordan Mack LB $7,500 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-
David Moore G $5,000 $10,000 0- 0- 0-
Jordan Kunaszyk LB $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Oscar Draguicevich P $2,333 $4,667 0- 0- 0-
Austrian Robinson DE $667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jason Ferris LB $334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Teddy Bridgewater QB $17,062,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Kawann Short DT $11,017,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Luke Kuechly ILB $7,132,514 0- 0- 0- 0-
Tre Boston FS $2,666,666 $2,666,668 0- 0- 0-
Stephen Weatherly DE $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Graham Gano K $1,537,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Dan Arnold TE $1,425,835 $1,272,500 0- 0- 0-
Denzel Perryman ILB $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0- 0- 0-
Greg Little T $893,895 $893,895 0- 0- 0-
David Moore WR $625,000 $625,000 0- 0- 0-
Rodney Smith RB $514,266 0- 0- 0- 0-
Michael Palardy P $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Royce Freeman RB $485,001 0- 0- 0- 0-