Chicago Bears

Chicago Bears Multi-Year Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Chicago Bears, 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   $162,647,179 $157,175,648 $130,413,106 $92,159,724 $9,710,271
Signed Players   57 29 25 14 8
Quarterbacks   $15,097,931 $19,955,748 $7,646,897 $6,004,713
Running Backs   $6,179,254 $7,809,254 $8,472,677 $1,087,677
Fullbacks  
Wide Receivers   $23,285,513 $965,513 $1,080,513
Tight Ends   $9,074,722 $3,231,667 $3,576,111 $1,165,000
Offensive Line   $17,862,500 $16,614,599 $18,160,865 $17,057,130
Defensive Line   $26,342,803 $19,880,028 $17,125,128 $2,523,954
Linebackers   $46,503,347 $66,720,001 $50,865,002 $45,181,250
Secondary   $14,663,609 $18,823,838 $20,235,913 $18,140,000
Special Teams   $3,637,500 $3,175,000 $3,250,000 $1,000,000
Injured Reserve   $6,287,415
Suspended   $1,604,019
Dead   $21,852,824 $3,210,924


Roster Cap Figures

Current & future salary cap figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Bears Salary Cap Table

Quarterbacks Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Nick Foles QB $6,666,666 $10,666,667 0UFA 0- 0-
Andy Dalton QB $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $2,500,000 0- 0-
Justin Fields QB $3,431,265 $4,289,081 $5,146,897 $6,004,713 0-
Andy Dalton QB 0UFA
Nick Foles QB 0UFA
 
Running Backs Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Tarik Cohen RB $3,250,000 $5,750,000 $7,500,000 0UFA 0-
Damien Williams RB $1,125,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
David Montgomery RB $1,111,577 $1,201,577 0UFA 0- 0-
Khalil Herbert RB $692,677 $857,677 $972,677 $1,087,677 0UFA
Damien Williams RB 0UFA
 
Wide Receivers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Allen Robinson WR $17,980,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Marquise Goodwin WR $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Damiere Byrd WR $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Darnell Mooney WR $850,513 $965,513 $1,080,513 0UFA 0-
Breshad Perriman WR $850,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Nsimba Webster WR $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Jesper Horsted WR $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Allen Robinson WR 0UFA
Marquise Goodwin WR 0UFA
Damiere Byrd WR 0UFA
Breshad Perriman WR 0UFA
Nsimba Webster WR 0RFA
 
Tight Ends Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Jimmy Graham TE $5,340,000 $1,165,000 $1,165,000 $1,165,000 $1,165,000
Cole Kmet TE $1,722,222 $2,066,667 $2,411,111 0UFA 0-
Jesse James TE $1,162,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
J.P. Holtz TE $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Jimmy Graham TE 0UFA
Jesse James TE 0UFA
J.P. Holtz TE 0RFA
 
Offensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Cody Whitehair C $5,200,000 $12,300,000 $14,100,000 $13,250,000 $1,100,000
James Daniels G $2,966,667 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Germain Ifedi RT $2,750,000 $1,500,000 $750,000 0- 0-
Jason Peters LT $1,525,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Teven Jenkins T $1,280,063 $1,906,329 $2,287,595 $2,668,860 0UFA
Elijah Wilkinson LT $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Alex Bars G $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Sam Mustipher C $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Lachavious Simmons RT $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Larry Borom RT $743,270 $908,270 $1,023,270 $1,138,270 0UFA
Germain Ifedi RT 0UFA
Jason Peters LT 0UFA
James Daniels G 0UFA
Elijah Wilkinson G 0UFA
Alex Bars G 0RFA
Sam Mustipher C 0ERFA
Lachavious Simmons T 0ERFA
Adam Redmond C 0UFA
 
Defensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Akiem Hicks DE $12,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Eddie Goldman DT $7,800,000 $11,810,000 $11,390,000 0UFA 0-
Bilal Nichols DE $2,257,872 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Angelo Blackson DE $2,000,000 $3,000,000 $500,000 0- 0-
Mario Edwards DE $1,604,019 $4,224,116 $4,274,216 $1,448,042 $724,021
Khyiris Tonga DT $680,912 $845,912 $960,912 $1,075,912 0UFA
Akiem Hicks DE 0UFA
Bilal Nichols DE 0UFA
 
Linebackers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Robert Quinn OLB $14,700,000 $16,000,000 $17,100,000 $16,100,000 0UFA
Khalil Mack OLB $14,646,000 $30,150,000 $28,500,000 $26,250,000 $3,000,000
Roquan Smith ILB $6,049,099 $9,735,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Danny Trevathan ILB $5,007,352 $5,931,250 $2,431,250 $2,431,250 $1,631,250
Jeremiah Attaochu OLB $1,650,000 $3,100,000 $800,000 $400,000 0-
Joel Iyiegbuniwe ILB $1,089,645 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Christian Jones ILB $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Trevis Gipson OLB $861,418 $976,418 $1,091,418 0UFA 0-
Alec Ogletree ILB $850,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Caleb Johnson ILB $662,333 $827,333 $942,334 0RFA 0-
Christian Jones LB 0UFA
Alec Ogletree ILB 0UFA
Joel Iyiegbuniwe ILB 0UFA
 
Secondary Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Eddie Jackson FS $5,090,000 $15,090,000 $17,090,000 $18,140,000 $1,590,000
Tashaun Gipson FS $1,805,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jaylon Johnson CB $1,470,175 $1,764,210 $2,058,245 0UFA 0-
Deon Bush S $990,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
DeAndre Houston-Carson S $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Duke Shelley CB $881,960 $996,960 0UFA 0- 0-
Xavier Crawford CB $881,306 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Kindle Vildor CB $857,668 $972,668 $1,087,668 0UFA 0-
Artie Burns CB $850,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Marqui Christian S $850,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Tashaun Gipson FS 0UFA
Deon Bush S 0UFA
DeAndre Houston-Carson S 0UFA
Artie Burns CB 0UFA
 
Special Teams Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Cairo Santos K $1,575,000 $3,175,000 $3,250,000 $1,000,000 $500,000
Pat O'Donnell P $1,075,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Patrick Scales LS $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Pat O'Donnell P 0UFA
   

Dead Payroll Figures

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Lachavious Simmons T $74,322 0- 0- 0- 0-
Tre Roberson CB $62,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Damion Square DT $47,222 0- 0- 0- 0-
Josh Woods LB $47,222 0- 0- 0- 0-
Marqui Christian S $35,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Thomas Graham Jr. CB $32,677 $98,031 0- 0- 0-
Dazz Newsome WR $32,677 $65,354 0- 0- 0-
Daniel Archibong DT $31,666 $3,334 0- 0- 0-
Arlington Hambright T $24,777 $49,554 0- 0- 0-
Javon Wims WR $23,978 0- 0- 0- 0-
Thomas Schaffer DT $18,333 $6,667 0- 0- 0-
Auzoyah Alufohai DT $9,200 0- 0- 0- 0-
Artavis Pierce RB $9,200 0- 0- 0- 0-
Trevon McSwain DT $8,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
LaCale London DE $6,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Badara Traore T $6,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Rashad Smith LB $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Keandre Jones LB $4,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Artavis Pierce RB $4,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Ahmad Wagner WR $4,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Lee Autry DT $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Sam Kamara DT $2,333 $4,667 0- 0- 0-
Dareuan Parker G $1,666 $3,334 0- 0- 0-
Ledarius Mack DE $1,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
C.J. Marable RB $1,000 $2,000 0- 0- 0-
Napolean Maxwell RB $1,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Khalil McClain WR $1,000 $2,000 0- 0- 0-
Scooter Harrington TE $333 $6,667 0- 0- 0-
Dionte Ruffin CB $333 $667 0- 0- 0-
Kyle Fuller CB $9,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Bobby Massie RT $3,900,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Buster Skrine CB $3,300,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Charles Leno LT $2,294,000 $2,788,000 0- 0- 0-
Trey Burton TE $1,750,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Anthony Miller WR $493,400 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jordan Lucas S $340,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Riley Ridley WR $170,649 $170,649 0- 0- 0-
Charles Snowden DE $105,000 $10,000 0- 0- 0-