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Chicago Bears 2022 Salary Cap

Bears 2022 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Chicago Bears 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 %
Quinn Robert Quinn OLB $17,137,500 $12,800,000 $3,100,000 0- 0- $100,000 $1,137,500 0- ($12,712,500) $17,137,500 8.16
Jackson Eddie Jackson S $15,090,000 $11,000,000 $2,400,000 0- 0- $100,000 $1,590,000 0- ($24,560,000) $15,090,000 7.19
Whitehair Cody Whitehair C $12,300,000 $8,000,000 $1,200,000 0- $1,100,000 $100,000 $1,900,000 0- ($15,508,000) $12,300,000 5.86
Smith Roquan Smith ILB $9,735,000 $9,735,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($9,735,000) $9,735,000 4.64
Cohen Tarik Cohen RB $5,750,000 $3,900,000 $1,750,000 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($3,500,000) $5,750,000 2.74
Trevathan Danny Trevathan ILB $5,719,485 $2,500,000 $800,000 $588,235 $1,631,250 $200,000 0- 0- ($8,925,000) $5,719,485 2.72
Jones Justin Jones DT $4,600,000 $1,050,000 $2,500,000 $1,000,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($7,050,000) $4,600,000 2.19
Fields Justin Fields QB $4,289,081 $825,000 $2,771,265 $692,816 0- 0- 0- 0- ($15,440,691) $4,289,081 2.04
Edwards Mario Edwards DE $4,224,116 $3,400,097 $724,019 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($3,786,076) $4,224,116 2.01
Pringle Byron Pringle WR $4,125,000 $1,900,000 $2,000,000 $125,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($3,900,000) $4,125,000 1.97
Muhammad Al-Quadin Muhammad DE $3,500,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $1,400,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($3,300,000) $3,500,000 1.67
Santos Cairo Santos K $3,175,000 $2,675,000 $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $3,175,000 1.51
Attaochu Jeremiah Attaochu OLB $3,100,000 $2,450,000 $400,000 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,050,000) $3,100,000 1.48
Blackson Angelo Blackson DE $3,100,000 $2,250,000 $500,000 $250,000 0- 0- 0- $100,000 ($1,250,000) $3,100,000 1.48
Montgomery David Montgomery RB $3,051,545 $2,790,000 $261,545 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($261,545) $3,051,545 1.45
Patrick Lucas Patrick G $2,617,500 $1,035,000 $1,482,500 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($4,000,000) $2,617,500 1.25
Morrow Nicholas Morrow OLB $2,500,000 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,500,000) $2,500,000 1.19
Griffin Ryan Griffin TE $2,205,882 $1,750,000 $250,000 $205,882 0- 0- 0- 0- ($750,000) $2,205,882 1.05
Kmet Cole Kmet TE $2,066,667 $1,298,889 $767,778 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,535,556) $2,066,667 0.98
Jenkins Teven Jenkins T $1,906,329 $1,041,266 $865,063 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,636,455) $1,906,329 0.91
Houston-Carson DeAndre Houston-Carson S $1,770,000 $1,770,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,770,000) $1,770,000 0.84
Johnson Jaylon Johnson CB $1,764,210 $1,198,070 $566,140 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,132,280) $1,764,210 0.84
Siemian Trevor Siemian QB $1,635,000 $1,035,000 $500,000 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($2,035,000) $1,635,000 0.78
Young Tavon Young CB $1,365,000 $965,000 $150,000 $200,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($650,000) $1,365,000 0.65
Scales Patrick Scales LS $1,047,500 $1,120,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,047,500) $1,047,500 0.50
Adams Matthew Adams OLB $1,047,500 $1,035,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($152,500) $1,047,500 0.50
Cruikshank Dane Cruikshank CB $1,047,500 $1,035,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,047,500) $1,047,500 0.50
Evans Darrynton Evans RB $1,005,000 $1,005,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,005,000 0.48
Shelley Duke Shelley CB $996,960 $965,000 $31,960 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($31,960) $996,960 0.47
Gipson Trevis Gipson OLB $976,418 $895,000 $81,418 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($162,836) $976,418 0.47
Vildor Kindle Vildor CB $972,668 $895,000 $77,668 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($155,336) $972,668 0.46
Mooney Darnell Mooney WR $965,513 $895,000 $70,513 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($141,026) $965,513 0.46
Blasingame Khari Blasingame FB $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.46
St. Brown Equanimeous St. Brown WR $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.46
Webster Nsimba Webster WR $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.46
Borom Larry Borom RT $908,270 $825,000 $83,270 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($249,810) $908,270 0.43
Dozier Dakota Dozier LT $895,000 $1,120,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
O'Shaughnessy James O'Shaughnessy TE $895,000 $1,120,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Coleman Shon Coleman T $895,000 $1,035,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Davenport Julie'n Davenport LT $895,000 $1,035,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Moore David Moore WR $895,000 $1,035,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Thomas Joe Thomas OLB $895,000 $1,035,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Dawkins Noah Dawkins LB $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Keyes Bopete Keyes CB $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Mustipher Sam Mustipher C $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Simmons Lachavious Simmons T $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Stroman Greg Stroman CB $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Herbert Khalil Herbert RB $857,677 $825,000 $32,677 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($98,031) $857,677 0.41
Tonga Khyiris Tonga DT $845,912 $825,000 $20,912 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($62,736) $845,912 0.40
Johnson Caleb Johnson ILB $827,333 $825,000 $2,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,667) $827,333 0.39
Alufohai Auzoyah Alufohai DT $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Coulter Isaiah Coulter WR $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Graham Jr. Thomas Graham Jr. CB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Jackson Lamar Jackson CB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Kamara Sam Kamara DT $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Newsome Dazz Newsome WR $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Jones Braxton Jones T $779,888 $74,888 $705,000 $74,888 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($299,552) $779,888 $74,888 0.37
Robinson Dominique Robinson DE $773,289 $68,289 $705,000 $68,289 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($273,156) $773,289 $68,289 0.37
Thomas Zach Thomas T $752,913 $47,913 $705,000 $47,913 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($191,652) $752,913 $47,913 0.36
Ebner Trestan Ebner RB $746,484 $41,484 $705,000 $41,484 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($165,936) $746,484 $41,484 0.36
Kramer Doug Kramer C $744,452 $39,452 $705,000 $39,452 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($157,808) $744,452 $39,452 0.35
Carter Ja'Tyre Carter G $732,328 $27,328 $705,000 $27,328 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($109,312) $732,328 $27,328 0.35
Gill Trenton Gill P $724,252 $19,252 $705,000 $19,252 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($77,008) $724,252 $19,252 0.35
Hicks Elijah Hicks CB $724,252 $19,252 $705,000 $19,252 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($77,008) $724,252 $19,252 0.35
Albright Christian Albright LB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Alexander Jon Alexander S $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Allen Chase Allen TE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Avery C.J. Avery LB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Delance Jean Delance T $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Dew-Treadway Micah Dew-Treadway DT $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Eiselen Dieter Eiselen G $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Finke Chris Finke WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Green Allie Green CB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
John Rysen John WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Jones Jaylon Jones S $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Joseph Michael Joseph CB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
London LaCale London DE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Ortiz Antonio Ortiz LS $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Sanborn Jack Sanborn LB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Shaa Kevin Shaa WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Snowden Charles Snowden DE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Taylor Carson Taylor DE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Thomas A.J. Thomas S $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Tonges Jake Tonges TE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Tuggle De'Montre Tuggle RB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Wright Willie Wright C $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Brisker Jaquan Brisker S 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Gordon Kyler Gordon CB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Jones Velus Jones WR 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Peterman Nathan Peterman QB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Pettis Dante Pettis WR 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Sharpe Tajae Sharpe WR 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $167,403,424 $129,113,322 $26,434,419 $4,711,933 $2,731,250 $1,200,000 $4,627,500 $100,000 - $167,403,424 79.75


2022 Injured Reserve Cap

Injured players who will miss the remainder of the season. Their cap figures count toward the team total.

Player (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Mack Ledarius Mack DE $825,000 $825,000 - - - - - - - $825,000 0.39

 

2022 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (11) 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 2, Pick #39Kyler Gordon Round 2, Pick #39 CB $1,578,714 $705,000 $873,714 - - - - - - $1,578,714 $1,578,714
Round 2, Pick #48Jaquan Brisker Round 2, Pick #48 S $1,337,370 $705,000 $632,370 - - - - - - $1,337,370 $1,337,370
Round 3, Pick #71Velus Jones Round 3, Pick #71 WR $982,896 $705,000 $277,896 - - - - - - $982,896 $982,896
Round 5, Pick #168Braxton Jones Round 5, Pick #168 T $779,888 $705,000 $74,888 - - - - - - $779,888 $74,888
Round 5, Pick #174Dominique Robinson Round 5, Pick #174 DE $773,289 $705,000 $68,289 - - - - - - $773,289 $68,289
Round 6, Pick #186Zach Thomas Round 6, Pick #186 T $752,997 $705,000 $47,997 - - - - - - $752,997 $47,997
Round 6, Pick #203Trestan Ebner Round 6, Pick #203 RB $746,483 $705,000 $41,483 - - - - - - $746,483 $41,483
Round 6, Pick #207Doug Kramer Round 6, Pick #207 C $744,452 $705,000 $39,452 - - - - - - $744,452 $39,452
Round 7, Pick #226Ja'Tyre Carter Round 7, Pick #226 G $732,327 $705,000 $27,327 - - - - - - $732,327 $27,327
Round 7, Pick #254Elijah Hicks Round 7, Pick #254 CB $724,252 $705,000 $19,252 - - - - - - $724,252 $19,252
Round 7, Pick #255Trenton Gill Round 7, Pick #255 P $724,252 $705,000 $19,252 - - - - - - $724,252 $19,252
Projected Draft Pool: $9,876,920 $9,876,920 $4,236,920


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 (23) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
MackKhalil Mack OLB $24,000,000 - $6,800,000 - - - $17,200,000 - - $24,000,000 11.43
FolesNick Foles QB $7,666,667 $1,000,000 $2,666,667 $4,000,000 - - - - - $7,666,667 3.65
GoldmanEddie Goldman DT $5,150,000 - $5,150,000 - - - - - - $5,150,000 2.45
DaltonAndy Dalton QB $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 - - - - - - $5,000,000 2.38
GrahamJimmy Graham TE $4,660,000 - $4,660,000 - - - - - - $4,660,000 2.22
LenoCharles Leno LT $2,800,000 - - - - - $2,800,000 - - $2,800,000 1.33
IfediGermain Ifedi RT $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 - - - - - - $1,500,000 0.71
GipsonTashaun Gipson FS $750,000 - $750,000 - - - - - - $750,000 0.36
JamesJesse James TE $487,500 - $487,500 - - - - - - $487,500 0.23
WilliamsDamien Williams RB $375,000 - $375,000 - - - - - - $375,000 0.18
RidleyRiley Ridley WR $170,649 - $170,649 - - - - - - $170,649 0.08
Graham Jr.Thomas Graham Jr. CB $98,031 - $98,031 - - - - - - $98,031 0.05
NewsomeDazz Newsome WR $65,354 - $65,354 - - - - - - $65,354 0.03
HambrightArlington Hambright T $49,554 - $49,554 - - - - - - $49,554 0.02
SnowdenCharles Snowden DE $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
HarringtonScooter Harrington TE $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
SchafferThomas Schaffer DT $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
KamaraSam Kamara DT $4,667 - $4,667 - - - - - - $4,667 0.00
ArchibongDaniel Archibong DT $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
ParkerDareuan Parker G $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
MarableC.J. Marable RB $2,000 - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
McClainKhalil McClain WR $2,000 - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
RuffinDionte Ruffin CB $667 - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
Dead Money: $52,812,091 $1,000,000 $27,812,091 $4,000,000 - - $20,000,000 - - $52,812,091 25.16

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 $1,989,061
Adjustment $-289,061
Adjusted Salary Cap $209,900,000
All Contracts $129,113,322 $26,434,419 $4,711,933 $2,731,250 $1,200,000 $4,627,500 $100,000 $167,403,424
Top 51 Contracts $103,838,322 $26,096,561 $4,711,933 $2,731,250 $1,200,000 $4,627,500 $100,000 $142,128,424
Injured Reserve Money $825,000 - - - - - - $825,000
Dead Money $1,000,000 $27,812,091 $4,000,000 - - $20,000,000 - $52,812,091
Total (All) $130,938,322 $54,246,510 $8,711,933 $2,731,250 $1,200,000 $24,627,500 $100,000 $221,040,515
Total (w/Top 51) $105,663,322 $53,908,652 $8,711,933 $2,731,250 $1,200,000 $24,627,500 $100,000 $195,765,515
Cap Space (w/All) $-11,140,515
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $14,134,485