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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.

 

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Active Players (55) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Robinson Allen Robinson WR $17,880,000 - - - $100,000 - - ($17,980,000) $17,980,000 9.46
Hicks Akiem Hicks DE $10,400,000 $1,500,000 - - $100,000 - - ($12,000,000) $12,000,000 6.31
Quinn Robert Quinn OLB $6,950,000 $3,100,000 - - $100,000 $1,137,500 - ($24,000,000) $11,287,500 5.94
Goldman Eddie Goldman DT $4,750,000 $2,200,000 - - $100,000 $750,000 - ($12,950,000) $7,800,000 4.10
Foles Nick Foles QB $4,000,000 $2,666,666 - - - - - ($14,333,334) $6,666,666 3.51
Smith Roquan Smith ILB $920,000 $2,879,486 $2,249,613 - - - - ($6,049,099) $6,049,099 3.18
Graham Jimmy Graham TE $1,075,000 $3,000,000 - - $100,000 $1,165,000 - ($10,000,000) $5,340,000 2.81
Whitehair Cody Whitehair C $1,000,000 $1,200,000 - $1,100,000 - $1,900,000 - ($17,710,000) $5,200,000 2.73
Jackson Eddie Jackson FS $1,000,000 $2,400,000 - - $100,000 $1,590,000 - ($23,640,000) $5,090,000 2.68
Dalton Andy Dalton QB $2,500,000 $2,500,000 - - - - - ($10,000,000) $5,000,000 2.63
Fields Justin Fields QB $660,000 $2,771,265 - - - - - ($18,871,956) $3,431,265 1.80
Daniels James Daniels G $2,183,000 $783,667 - - - - - ($783,667) $2,966,667 1.56
Nichols Bilal Nichols DE $2,183,000 $74,872 - - - - - ($74,872) $2,257,872 1.19
Blackson Angelo Blackson DE $1,500,000 $500,000 - - - - - ($3,000,000) $2,000,000 1.05
Gipson Tashaun Gipson FS $1,075,000 $250,000 $480,000 - - - - ($1,325,000) $1,805,000 0.95
Kmet Cole Kmet TE $954,444 $767,778 - - - - - ($3,257,778) $1,722,222 0.91
Edwards Mario Edwards DE $880,000 $724,019 - - - - - ($5,500,097) $1,604,019 0.84
Santos Cairo Santos K $1,075,000 $500,000 - - - - - ($3,575,000) $1,575,000 0.83
Grant Jakeem Grant WR $1,555,556 - - - - - - ($1,555,556) $1,555,555 0.82
Jenkins Teven Jenkins T $660,000 $865,063 - - - - - ($4,501,518) $1,525,063 0.80
Peters Jason Peters LT $1,075,000 $250,000 $200,000 - - - - ($1,325,000) $1,525,000 0.80
Johnson Jaylon Johnson CB $904,035 $566,140 - - - - - ($2,602,455) $1,470,175 0.77
James Jesse James TE $1,000,000 $162,500 - - - - - ($1,650,000) $1,162,500 0.61
Williams Damien Williams RB $1,000,000 $125,000 - - - - - ($1,375,000) $1,125,000 0.59
Montgomery David Montgomery RB $850,032 $261,545 - - - - - ($523,090) $1,111,577 0.58
Iyiegbuniwe Joel Iyiegbuniwe ILB $920,000 $169,645 - - - - - ($169,645) $1,089,645 0.57
O'Donnell Pat O'Donnell P $1,750,000 - - - - - - ($1,750,000) $1,075,000 0.57
Bush Deon Bush S $1,500,000 - - - - - - ($1,500,000) $990,000 0.52
Goodwin Marquise Goodwin WR $1,075,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,212,500) $987,500 0.52
Jones Christian Jones ILB $1,075,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,212,500) $987,500 0.52
Byrd Damiere Byrd WR $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.52
Houston-Carson DeAndre Houston-Carson S $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.52
Scales Patrick Scales LS $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.52
Crawford Xavier Crawford CB $850,000 $31,306 - - - - - ($31,306) $881,306 0.46
Gipson Trevis Gipson OLB $780,000 $81,418 - - - - - ($244,254) $861,418 0.45
Vildor Kindle Vildor CB $780,000 $77,668 - - - - - ($233,004) $857,668 0.45
Mooney Darnell Mooney WR $780,000 $70,513 - - - - - ($211,539) $850,513 0.45
Ogletree Alec Ogletree ILB $1,075,000 - - - - - - ($1,075,000) $850,000 0.45
Burns Artie Burns CB $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $850,000 0.45
Christian Marqui Christian S $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $850,000 0.45
Bars Alex Bars G $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.45
Holtz J.P. Holtz TE $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.45
Horsted Jesper Horsted WR $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.41
Mustipher Sam Mustipher C $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.41
Simmons Lachavious Simmons RT $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.41
Borom Larry Borom RT $660,000 $83,270 - - - - - ($333,080) $743,270 0.39
Herbert Khalil Herbert RB $660,000 $32,677 - - - - - ($130,708) $692,677 0.36
Tonga Khyiris Tonga DT $660,000 $20,912 - - - - - ($83,648) $680,912 0.36
Johnson Caleb Johnson ILB $660,000 $2,333 - - - - - ($7,000) $662,333 0.35
Nall Ryan Nall RB $613,886 - - - - - - - $613,886 0.32
Tabor Jalen Tabor CB $566,664 - - - - - - - $566,664 0.30
Marsh Cassius Marsh DE $477,776 - - - - - - - $477,776 0.25
Hunt Margus Hunt DE $418,054 - - - - - - - $330,554 0.17
Irvin Bruce Irvin DE $358,332 - - - - - - - $283,332 0.15
Adams Rodney Adams WR $259,998 - - - - - - - $259,998 0.14
Active Roster: $132,694,632 $92,939,777 $31,305,243 $2,929,613 $1,100,000 $600,000 $6,542,500 - - $132,694,632 69.79


2021 Injured Reserve Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently on injured reserve. denotes a player designated to return. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (5) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Mack Khalil Mack
(Foot)
OLB $2,046,000 $6,800,000 - - $200,000 $5,600,000 - ($38,646,000) $14,646,000 7.70
Trevathan Danny Trevathan
(Knee)
ILB $3,000,000 $800,000 $282,353 $725,000 $200,000 - - ($13,450,000) $5,007,352 2.63
Ifedi Germain Ifedi
(Hip)
RT $2,000,000 $750,000 - - - - - ($4,250,000) $2,750,000 1.45
Attaochu Jeremiah Attaochu
(Pectoral)
OLB $1,250,000 $400,000 - - - - - ($2,850,000) $1,650,000 0.87
Shelley Duke Shelley
(Hamstring)
CB $850,000 $31,960 - - - - - ($63,920) $881,960 0.46
Injured Reserve: $24,935,312 $9,146,000 $8,781,960 $282,353 $725,000 $400,000 $5,600,000 - - $24,935,312 13.11


2021 Reserve/PUP Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a physically unable to perform, or non-football injury list. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (1) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Cohen Tarik Cohen RB $1,400,000 $1,750,000 - - $100,000 - - ($6,650,000) $3,250,000 1.71
Reserve/PUP: $3,250,000 $1,400,000 $1,750,000 - - $100,000 - - - $3,250,000 1.71


2021 Non-Football Injury Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a physically unable to perform, or non-football injury list. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (1) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Wilkinson Elijah Wilkinson LT $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.52
NFI: $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - - $987,500 0.52


2021 Practice Squad

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a team's practice squad. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (14) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Graham Jr. Thomas Graham Jr. CB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Newsome Dazz Newsome WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Snowden Charles Snowden DE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Wheatley Jr. Tyrone Wheatley Jr. T $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Hambright Arlington Hambright T $156,400 - - - - - - - $156,400 0.08
Webster Nsimba Webster WR $128,800 - - - - - - - $128,800 0.07
Smith Rashad Smith LB $119,600 - - - - - - - $119,600 0.06
Pierce Artavis Pierce RB $110,400 - - - - - - - $110,400 0.06
Eiselen Dieter Eiselen G $101,200 - - - - - - - $101,200 0.05
London LaCale London DE $92,000 - - - - - - - $92,000 0.05
Virgin Dee Virgin CB $84,000 - - - - - - - $84,000 0.04
Mack Ledarius Mack DE $64,400 - - - - - - - $64,400 0.03
Coulter Isaiah Coulter WR $55,200 - - - - - - - $55,200 0.03
Kamara Sam Kamara DT $55,200 - - - - - - - $55,200 0.03
Practice Squad: $1,629,600 $1,629,600 - - - - - - - $1,629,600 0.86


2021 Dead Cap

Cap breakdowns for players who have been traded or released. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (51) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Fuller Kyle Fuller CB - $9,000,000 - - - - - - $9,000,000 4.73
Massie Bobby Massie RT - $3,900,000 - - - - - - $3,900,000 2.05
Skrine Buster Skrine CB - $3,300,000 - - - - - - $3,300,000 1.74
Leno Charles Leno LT - $900,000 - - - $1,394,000 - - $2,294,000 1.21
Burton Trey Burton TE - $1,750,000 - - - - - - $1,750,000 0.92
Perriman Breshad Perriman WR $990,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.45
Miller Anthony Miller WR - $493,400 - - - - - - $493,400 0.26
Lucas Jordan Lucas S $250,000 $90,000 - - - - - - $340,000 0.18
Kamara Sam Kamara DT $247,730 $2,333 - - - - - - $250,063 0.13
Webster Nsimba Webster WR $188,888 - - - - - - - $188,888 0.10
Hunt Margus Hunt DE $171,722 - - - - - - - $171,722 0.09
Ridley Riley Ridley WR - $170,649 - - - - - - $170,649 0.09
Coulter Isaiah Coulter WR $165,332 - - - - - - - $165,332 0.09
Taylor Alex Taylor T $128,401 - - - - - - - $128,401 0.07
Hambright Arlington Hambright T $98,533 $24,777 - - - - - - $123,310 0.06
Eiselen Dieter Eiselen G $119,332 - - - - - - - $119,332 0.06
Adams Rodney Adams WR $110,400 - - - - - - - $110,400 0.06
Snowden Charles Snowden DE $100,000 $5,000 - - - - - - $105,000 0.06
Nall Ryan Nall RB $84,022 - - - - - - - $84,022 0.04
Mack Ledarius Mack DE $82,666 $1,000 - - - - - - $83,666 0.04
Simmons Lachavious Simmons T - $74,322 - - - - - - $74,322 0.04
Marsh Cassius Marsh DE $73,722 - - - - - - - $73,722 0.04
Johnson Jon’Vea Johnson WR $73,600 - - - - - - - $73,600 0.04
Pierce Artavis Pierce RB $61,733 $4,000 - - - - - - $65,733 0.03
Roberson Tre Roberson CB - $37,500 - - $25,000 - - - $62,500 0.03
Woods Josh Woods LB $56,422 - - - - - - - $56,422 0.03
Johnson Brian Johnson K $55,200 - - - - - - - $55,200 0.03
Tabor Jalen Tabor CB $55,200 - - - - - - - $55,200 0.03
Square Damion Square DT $59,722 - - - - - - - $47,222 0.02
Christian Marqui Christian S - $35,000 - - - - - - $35,000 0.02
Graham Jr. Thomas Graham Jr. CB - $32,677 - - - - - - $32,677 0.02
Newsome Dazz Newsome WR - $32,677 - - - - - - $32,677 0.02
Archibong Daniel Archibong DT $30,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $31,666 0.02
Parker Dareuan Parker G $27,600 $1,666 - - - - - - $29,266 0.02
Irvin Bruce Irvin DE $28,000 - - - - - - - $28,000 0.01
Thompson Chris Thompson RB $28,000 - - - - - - - $28,000 0.01
Wims Javon Wims WR - $23,978 - - - - - - $23,978 0.01
Smith Rashad Smith LB $18,400 $5,000 - - - - - - $23,400 0.01
Schaffer Thomas Schaffer DT $15,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $18,333 0.01
Alufohai Auzoyah Alufohai DT $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
McSwain Trevon McSwain DT - $8,334 - - - - - - $8,334 0.00
London LaCale London DE - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Traore Badara Traore T - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Jones Keandre Jones LB - $4,334 - - - - - - $4,334 0.00
Wagner Ahmad Wagner WR - $4,000 - - - - - - $4,000 0.00
Autry Lee Autry DT - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Marable C.J. Marable RB - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Maxwell Napolean Maxwell RB - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
McClain Khalil McClain WR - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Harrington Scooter Harrington TE - $333 - - - - - - $333 0.00
Ruffin Dionte Ruffin CB - $333 - - - - - - $333 0.00
Dead: $24,521,305 $3,328,825 $19,925,980 - - $25,000 $1,394,000 - - $24,521,305 12.90


2021 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2021 NFL Salary Cap $182,500,000
2020 Rollover Cap $7,042,995
Adjustment $589,847
Adjusted Salary Cap $190,132,842
All Contracts $92,939,777 $31,305,243 $2,929,613 $1,100,000 $600,000 $6,542,500 - $132,694,632
Injured Reserve Money $9,146,000 $8,781,960 $282,353 $725,000 $400,000 $5,600,000 - $24,935,312
Reserve/PUP Money $1,400,000 $1,750,000 - - $100,000 - - $3,250,000
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - $987,500
Dead Money $3,328,825 $19,925,980 - - $25,000 $1,394,000 - $24,521,305
Practice Squad $1,629,600 - - - - - - $1,629,600
Total $109,434,202 $61,900,683 $3,211,966 $1,825,000 $1,125,000 $13,536,500 - $188,018,349
Cap Space $2,114,493