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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.

Bears – The Athletic

 

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   $190,958,416 $167,222,759 $140,704,573 $93,174,078 $8,549,271
Signed Players   89 41 36 15 7
Quarterbacks   $15,097,931 $19,955,748 $7,646,897 $6,004,713
Running Backs   $8,470,254 $8,635,254 $9,413,677 $1,087,677
Fullbacks  
Wide Receivers   $28,632,817 $2,958,839 $2,053,190 $1,087,677
Tight Ends   $14,395,055 $2,892,000 $3,351,445
Offensive Line   $20,870,943 $19,188,042 $21,079,309 $17,059,130
Defensive Line   $32,323,220 $23,340,445 $21,045,547 $2,523,954
Linebackers   $46,579,577 $65,743,583 $49,773,584 $45,181,250
Secondary   $20,291,119 $20,508,848 $22,150,924 $19,229,677
Special Teams   $4,297,500 $4,000,000 $4,190,000 $1,000,000
Injured Reserve  
Suspended  
Dead   $20,875,391 $2,796,667


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-
 
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-
Ryan Nall RB $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Artavis Pierce RB $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Khalil Herbert RB $692,677 $857,677 $972,677 $1,087,677 0UFA
C.J. Marable RB $661,000 $826,000 $941,000 0RFA 0-
 
Wide Receivers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Allen Robinson WR $17,980,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Riley Ridley WR $1,020,649 $1,135,649 0UFA 0- 0-
Marquise Goodwin WR $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Damiere Byrd WR $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Javon Wims WR $943,978 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Darnell Mooney WR $850,513 $965,513 $1,080,513 0UFA 0-
Justin Hardy WR $850,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Rodney Adams WR $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Jesper Horsted WR $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Chris Lacy WR $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Dazz Newsome WR $692,677 $857,677 $972,677 $1,087,677 0UFA
Thomas Ives WR $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Jon’Vea Johnson WR $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Jester Weah WR $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Dwayne Harris WR 0UFA
Khalil McClain WR 0UFA
 
Tight Ends Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Jimmy Graham TE $10,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
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-
Scooter Harrington TE $660,333 $825,333 $940,334 0RFA 0-
Demetrius Harris TE 0UFA
Darion Clark TE 0UFA
 
Offensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Cody Whitehair C $5,192,000 $12,302,000 $14,102,000 $13,252,000 $1,102,000
James Daniels G $2,966,667 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Germain Ifedi RT $2,750,000 $1,500,000 $750,000 0- 0-
Teven Jenkins T $1,525,063 $1,906,329 $2,287,595 $2,668,860 0UFA
Elijah Wilkinson G $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Adam Redmond C $850,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Alex Bars G $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Arlington Hambright G $804,777 $919,777 $1,034,777 0UFA 0-
Lachavious Simmons T $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Sam Mustipher C $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Larry Borom T $743,270 $908,270 $1,023,270 $1,138,270 0UFA
Dareuan Parker G $661,666 $826,666 $941,667 0RFA 0-
Dieter Eiselen G $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Badara Traore T $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Tyrone Wheatley Jr. T $660,000 $825,000 $940,000 0RFA 0-
Germain Ifedi RT 0UFA
Gunnar Vogel T 0UFA
Gage Cervenka G 0UFA
 
Defensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Akiem Hicks DT $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 $1,714,019 $4,224,116 $4,274,216 $1,448,042 $724,021
Trevis Gipson DE $861,418 $976,418 $1,091,418 0UFA 0-
Mike Pennel DT $850,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
James Vaughters DE $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Khyiris Tonga DT $680,912 $845,912 $960,912 $1,075,912 0UFA
Charles Snowden DE $665,000 $830,000 $945,000 0RFA 0-
Sam Kamara DT $662,333 $827,333 $942,334 0RFA 0-
Daniel Archibong DT $661,666 $826,666 $941,667 0RFA 0-
LaCale London DE $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Ledarius Mack DE $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Daniel McCullers DT 0UFA
James Vaughters DE 0ERFA
Thomas Schaffer DT 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 $5,025,000 $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 LB $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Austin Calitro ILB $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Josh Woods LB $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Caleb Johnson LB $662,333 $827,333 $942,334 0RFA 0-
Michael Pinckney LB 0UFA
 
Secondary Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Eddie Jackson FS $5,082,000 $15,092,000 $17,092,000 $18,142,000 $1,592,000
Tashaun Gipson FS $1,805,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jaylon Johnson CB $1,470,175 $1,764,210 $2,058,245 0UFA 0-
Desmond Trufant CB $1,075,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Deon Bush S $990,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
DeAndre Houston-Carson S $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jordan Lucas S $940,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Marqui Christian S $885,000 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-
Jalen Tabor CB $850,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Tre Roberson CB $722,500 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Thomas Graham Jr. CB $692,677 $857,677 $972,677 $1,087,677 0UFA
Dionte Ruffin CB $660,333 $825,333 $940,334 0RFA 0-
Michael Joseph CB $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Buster Skrine CB 0UFA
Sherrick McManis CB 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-
Brian Johnson K $660,000 $825,000 $940,000 0RFA 0-
   

Dead Payroll Figures

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Anthony Miller WR $493,400 0- 0- 0- 0-
Lachavious Simmons T $74,322 0- 0- 0- 0-
Thomas Schaffer DT $18,333 $6,667 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-
Ledarius Mack DE $1,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Napolean Maxwell RB $1,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Khalil McClain WR $1,000 $2,000 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-