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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 (53) 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
Daniels James Daniels G $2,183,000 $783,667 - - - - - ($783,667) $2,966,667 1.56
Ifedi Germain Ifedi RT $2,000,000 $750,000 - - - - - ($4,250,000) $2,750,000 1.45
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
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
Scales Patrick Scales LS $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.52
Wilkinson Elijah Wilkinson LT $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.52
Shelley Duke Shelley CB $850,000 $31,960 - - - - - ($63,920) $881,960 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
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
Hunt Margus Hunt DE $418,054 - - - - - - - $330,554 0.17
Irvin Bruce Irvin DE $298,610 - - - - - - - $236,110 0.12
Graham Jr. Thomas Graham Jr. CB $146,664 - - - - - - - $146,664 0.08
Kamara Sam Kamara DT $109,998 - - - - - - - $109,998 0.06
Newsome Dazz Newsome WR $36,666 - - - - - - - $36,666 0.02
Active Roster: $128,620,134 $90,873,389 $29,284,632 $2,929,613 $1,100,000 $600,000 $6,542,500 - - $128,620,134 67.65


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 (9) 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 $88,235 $725,000 $200,000 - - ($13,450,000) $4,813,235 2.53
Attaochu Jeremiah Attaochu
(Pectoral)
OLB $1,250,000 $400,000 - - - - - ($2,850,000) $1,650,000 0.87
Grant Jakeem Grant
(Ankle)
WR $1,555,556 - - - - - - ($1,555,556) $1,555,555 0.82
Houston-Carson DeAndre Houston-Carson
(Arm)
S $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.52
Crawford Xavier Crawford
(Undisclosed)
CB $850,000 $31,306 - - - - - ($31,306) $881,306 0.46
Horsted Jesper Horsted
(Undisclosed)
WR $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.41
Tabor Jalen Tabor
(Undisclosed)
CB $566,664 - - - - - - - $566,664 0.30
Marsh Cassius Marsh
(Knee)
DE $477,776 - - - - - - - $477,776 0.25
Injured Reserve: $26,358,036 $11,515,996 $8,168,806 $88,235 $725,000 $400,000 $5,600,000 - - $26,358,036 13.86


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 (2) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Fields Justin Fields
(Covid-19)
QB $660,000 $2,771,265 - - - - - ($18,871,956) $3,431,265 1.80
Snowden Charles Snowden
(Covid-19)
DE $27,600 - - - - - - - $27,600 0.01
NFI: $3,458,865 $687,600 $2,771,265 - - - - - - $3,458,865 1.82


2021 Practice Squad

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

Player (15) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Wheatley Jr. Tyrone Wheatley Jr. T $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Hambright Arlington Hambright T $156,400 - - - - - - - $156,400 0.08
Eiselen Dieter Eiselen G $101,200 - - - - - - - $101,200 0.05
Coulter Isaiah Coulter WR $55,200 - - - - - - - $55,200 0.03
Adams Rodney Adams WR $46,000 - - - - - - - $46,000 0.02
Mason Ben Mason TE $46,000 - - - - - - - $46,000 0.02
Alufohai Auzoyah Alufohai DT $36,800 - - - - - - - $36,800 0.02
Joseph Michael Joseph CB $27,600 - - - - - - - $27,600 0.01
Keyes Bopete Keyes CB $27,600 - - - - - - - $27,600 0.01
London LaCale London DE $27,600 - - - - - - - $27,600 0.01
Mack Ledarius Mack DE $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
Webster Nsimba Webster WR $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
Willis Ryan Willis QB $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
Daka John Daka DE $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Samuels Stanford Samuels CB $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Practice Squad: $763,600 $763,600 - - - - - - - $763,600 0.40


2021 Dead Cap

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

Player (55) 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
Webster Nsimba Webster WR $375,332 - - - - - - - $375,332 0.20
Lucas Jordan Lucas S $250,000 $90,000 - - - - - - $340,000 0.18
Taylor Alex Taylor T $302,799 - - - - - - - $302,799 0.16
Snowden Charles Snowden DE $292,932 $5,000 - - - - - - $297,932 0.16
Mack Ledarius Mack DE $293,596 $1,000 - - - - - - $294,596 0.15
Kamara Sam Kamara DT $275,330 $2,333 - - - - - - $277,663 0.15
Newsome Dazz Newsome WR $211,332 $32,677 - - - - - - $244,009 0.13
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
Graham Jr. Thomas Graham Jr. CB $128,800 $32,677 - - - - - - $161,477 0.08
Virgin Dee Virgin CB $158,622 - - - - - - - $158,622 0.08
Pierce Artavis Pierce RB $153,733 $4,000 - - - - - - $157,733 0.08
Adams Rodney Adams WR $153,733 - - - - - - - $153,733 0.08
Hambright Arlington Hambright T $98,533 $24,777 - - - - - - $123,310 0.06
Eiselen Dieter Eiselen G $119,332 - - - - - - - $119,332 0.06
London LaCale London DE $91,866 $6,667 - - - - - - $98,533 0.05
Smith Rashad Smith LB $92,000 $5,000 - - - - - - $97,000 0.05
Irvin Bruce Irvin DE $87,722 - - - - - - - $87,722 0.05
Nall Ryan Nall RB $84,022 - - - - - - - $84,022 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
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
Willis Ryan Willis QB $45,866 - - - - - - - $45,866 0.02
Keyes Bopete Keyes CB $43,333 - - - - - - - $43,333 0.02
Joseph Michael Joseph CB $36,666 - - - - - - - $36,666 0.02
Christian Marqui Christian S - $35,000 - - - - - - $35,000 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
Thompson Chris Thompson RB $28,000 - - - - - - - $28,000 0.01
Wims Javon Wims WR - $23,978 - - - - - - $23,978 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
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: $26,298,749 $5,106,269 $19,925,980 - - $25,000 $1,394,000 - - $26,298,749 13.83


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 $90,873,389 $29,284,632 $2,929,613 $1,100,000 $600,000 $6,542,500 - $128,620,134
Injured Reserve Money $11,515,996 $8,168,806 $88,235 $725,000 $400,000 $5,600,000 - $26,358,036
Reserve/PUP Money $1,400,000 $1,750,000 - - $100,000 - - $3,250,000
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $687,600 $2,771,265 - - - - - $3,458,865
Dead Money $5,106,269 $19,925,980 - - $25,000 $1,394,000 - $26,298,749
Practice Squad $763,600 - - - - - - $763,600
Total $110,346,854 $61,900,683 $3,017,848 $1,825,000 $1,125,000 $13,536,500 - $188,749,384
Cap Space $1,383,458