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Chicago Bears 2021 Salary Cap

Bears 2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Chicago Bears 2021 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Bears – The Athletic

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Active Players (47) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Mack Khalil Mack OLB $26,646,000 $17,046,000 $6,800,000 $200,000 0- 0- $2,600,000 0- ($37,400,000) $26,646,000 13.88
Fuller Kyle Fuller CB $20,000,000 $13,000,000 $4,500,000 $500,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 0- 0- ($9,000,000) $20,000,000 10.41
Quinn Robert Quinn OLB $14,700,000 $11,500,000 $3,100,000 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($23,900,000) $14,700,000 7.65
Hicks Akiem Hicks DT $12,000,000 $10,400,000 $1,500,000 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($1,500,000) $12,000,000 6.25
Jackson Eddie Jackson FS $11,450,000 $8,950,000 $2,400,000 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($18,550,000) $11,450,000 5.96
Leno Charles Leno LT $11,294,000 $8,900,000 $900,000 0- 0- $100,000 $1,394,000 0- ($5,082,000) $11,294,000 5.88
Graham Jimmy Graham TE $10,000,000 $6,900,000 $3,000,000 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $10,000,000 5.21
Whitehair Cody Whitehair C $9,600,000 $6,500,000 $1,200,000 0- $1,100,000 0- $800,000 0- ($13,700,000) $9,600,000 5.00
Massie Bobby Massie RT $9,300,000 $7,900,000 $1,300,000 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($2,600,000) $9,300,000 4.84
Goldman Eddie Goldman DT $7,800,000 $4,750,000 $2,200,000 0- 0- $100,000 $750,000 0- ($12,850,000) $7,800,000 4.06
Foles Nick Foles QB $6,666,666 $4,000,000 $2,666,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,333,334) $6,666,666 3.47
Smith Roquan Smith ILB $6,049,099 $920,000 $2,879,486 $2,249,613 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,049,099) $6,049,099 3.15
Trevathan Danny Trevathan ILB $5,025,000 $3,000,000 $800,000 $300,000 $725,000 $200,000 0- 0- ($13,450,000) $5,025,000 2.62
Cohen Tarik Cohen RB $3,250,000 $1,400,000 $1,750,000 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($6,650,000) $3,250,000 1.69
Daniels James Daniels G $2,966,667 $2,183,000 $783,667 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($783,667) $2,966,667 1.54
Nichols Bilal Nichols DE $2,257,872 $2,183,000 $74,872 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($74,872) $2,257,872 1.18
Kmet Cole Kmet TE $1,722,222 $954,444 $767,778 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,257,778) $1,722,222 0.90
Miller Anthony Miller WR $1,703,450 $1,210,050 $493,400 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($493,400) $1,703,450 0.89
Johnson Jaylon Johnson CB $1,470,175 $904,035 $566,140 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,602,455) $1,470,175 0.77
Montgomery David Montgomery RB $1,111,577 $850,032 $261,545 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($523,090) $1,111,577 0.58
Iyiegbuniwe Joel Iyiegbuniwe ILB $1,089,645 $920,000 $169,645 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($169,645) $1,089,645 0.57
Christian Marqui Christian S $1,025,000 $990,000 $35,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($35,000) $1,025,000 0.53
Ridley Riley Ridley WR $1,020,649 $850,000 $170,649 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($341,298) $1,020,649 0.53
Wims Javon Wims WR $943,978 $920,000 $23,978 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($23,978) $943,978 0.49
Lucas Jordan Lucas S $940,000 $990,000 $90,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $250,000 ($340,000) $940,000 0.49
Shelley Duke Shelley CB $881,960 $850,000 $31,960 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($63,920) $881,960 0.46
Crawford Xavier Crawford CB $881,306 $850,000 $31,306 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($31,306) $881,306 0.46
Gipson Trevis Gipson DE $861,418 $780,000 $81,418 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($244,254) $861,418 0.45
Vildor Kindle Vildor CB $857,668 $780,000 $77,668 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($233,004) $857,668 0.45
Mooney Darnell Mooney WR $850,513 $780,000 $70,513 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($211,539) $850,513 0.44
Tabor Jalen Tabor CB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.44
Hambright Arlington Hambright G $804,777 $780,000 $24,777 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($74,331) $804,777 0.42
Adams Rodney Adams WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Davis Reggie Davis WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Horsted Jesper Horsted WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Mustipher Sam Mustipher C $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Pierce Artavis Pierce RB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Simmons Lachavious Simmons T $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Roberson Tre Roberson CB $722,500 $660,000 $37,500 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($37,500) $722,500 0.38
Clark Darion Clark TE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Eiselen Dieter Eiselen G $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Ives Thomas Ives WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
London LaCale London DE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Mack Ledarius Mack DE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Traore Badara Traore T $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Weah Jester Weah WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Nall Ryan Nall RB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $186,042,142 $133,750,561 $38,787,968 $3,249,613 $3,325,000 $1,525,000 $5,544,000 $250,000 - $186,042,142 96.88

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (5) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit
Round 1, Pick #20 Round 1, Pick #20 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 2, Pick #52 Round 2, Pick #52 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 3, Pick #83 Round 3, Pick #83 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 5, Pick #153 Round 5, Pick #153 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 6, Pick #185 Round 6, Pick #185 - - - - - - - - - -
Projected Draft Pool: $0 $0


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 (13) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
SkrineBuster Skrine CB $3,300,000 - $3,300,000 - - - - - - $3,300,000 1.72
BurtonTrey Burton TE $1,750,000 - $1,750,000 - - - - - - $1,750,000 0.91
SimmonsLachavious Simmons T $74,322 - $74,322 - - - - - - $74,322 0.04
McSwainTrevon McSwain DT $8,334 - $8,334 - - - - - - $8,334 0.00
LondonLaCale London DE $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
TraoreBadara Traore T $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
SmithRashad Smith LB $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
JonesKeandre Jones LB $4,334 - $4,334 - - - - - - $4,334 0.00
PierceArtavis Pierce RB $4,000 - $4,000 - - - - - - $4,000 0.00
WagnerAhmad Wagner WR $4,000 - $4,000 - - - - - - $4,000 0.00
AutryLee Autry DT $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
MackLedarius Mack DE $1,000 - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
MaxwellNapolean Maxwell RB $1,000 - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Dead Money: $5,168,658 - $5,168,658 - - - - - - $5,168,658 2.69

2021 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2021 NFL Salary Cap $185,000,000
2020 Rollover Cap $7,042,995
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $192,042,995
All Contracts $133,750,561 $38,787,968 $3,249,613 $3,325,000 $1,525,000 $5,544,000 $250,000 $186,042,142
Top 51 Contracts $133,750,561 $38,787,968 $3,249,613 $3,325,000 $1,525,000 $5,544,000 $250,000 $186,042,142
Dead Money - $5,168,658 - - - - - $5,168,658
Total (All) $133,750,561 $43,956,626 $3,249,613 $3,325,000 $1,525,000 $5,544,000 $250,000 $191,210,800
Total (w/Top 51) $133,750,561 $43,956,626 $3,249,613 $3,325,000 $1,525,000 $5,544,000 $250,000 $191,210,800
Cap Space (w/All) $832,195
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $832,195