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   $163,042,727 $158,313,148 $131,550,606 $93,297,224 $9,710,271
Signed Players   63 29 25 14 8
Quarterbacks   $15,097,931 $19,955,748 $7,646,897 $6,004,713
Running Backs   $6,793,140 $7,809,254 $8,472,677 $1,087,677
Fullbacks  
Wide Receivers   $23,991,068 $965,513 $1,080,513
Tight Ends   $9,074,722 $3,231,667 $3,576,111 $1,165,000
Offensive Line   $18,071,115 $16,614,599 $18,160,865 $17,057,130
Defensive Line   $27,536,135 $19,880,028 $17,125,128 $2,523,954
Linebackers   $43,090,847 $67,857,501 $52,002,502 $46,318,750
Secondary   $15,230,273 $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   $8,293,521
Suspended  
Dead   $22,601,999 $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-
 
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
Ryan Nall RB $613,886 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Artavis Pierce RB 0UFA
C.J. Marable RB 0UFA
 
Wide Receivers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Allen Robinson WR $17,980,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jakeem Grant WR $1,555,555 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-
Jesper Horsted WR $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Dwayne Harris WR 0UFA
Isaiah Coulter WR 0UFA
Riley Ridley WR 0UFA
Javon Wims WR 0UFA
Nsimba Webster WR 0UFA
Jon’Vea Johnson WR 0UFA
Justin Hardy WR 0UFA
Rodney Adams WR 0UFA
Thomas Ives WR 0UFA
Jester Weah WR 0UFA
Dazz Newsome WR 0UFA
Chris Lacy WR 0UFA
 
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-
Darion Clark TE 0UFA
Scooter Harrington TE 0UFA
 
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-
Arlington Hambright T $519,996 $49,554 0- 0- 0-
Larry Borom RT $511,881 $908,270 $1,023,270 $1,138,270 0UFA
Dieter Eiselen G $440,004 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Germain Ifedi RT 0UFA
Arlington Hambright T 0UFA
Dareuan Parker G 0UFA
Dieter Eiselen G 0UFA
Gage Cervenka G 0UFA
Tyrone Wheatley Jr. T 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
Margus Hunt DE $716,666 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Khyiris Tonga DT $680,912 $845,912 $960,912 $1,075,912 0UFA
Sam Kamara DT $476,666 $4,667 0- 0- 0-
Daniel McCullers DT 0UFA
Mike Pennel DT 0UFA
James Vaughters DE 0ERFA
Daniel Archibong DT 0UFA
Thomas Schaffer DT 0UFA
Ledarius Mack DE 0UFA
Charles Snowden DE 0UFA
 
Linebackers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Khalil Mack OLB $14,646,000 $30,150,000 $28,500,000 $26,250,000 $3,000,000
Robert Quinn OLB $11,287,500 $17,137,500 $18,237,500 $17,237,500 0UFA
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-
Austin Calitro ILB 0UFA
Josh Woods LB 0UFA
Michael Pinckney LB 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-
Jalen Tabor CB $566,664 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Sherrick McManis CB 0UFA
Artie Burns CB 0UFA
Jordan Lucas S 0UFA
Tre Roberson CB 0UFA
Michael Joseph CB 0UFA
Thomas Graham Jr. CB 0UFA
Marqui Christian S 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 0UFA
   

Dead Payroll Figures

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
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-
Nsimba Webster WR $188,888 0- 0- 0- 0-
Riley Ridley WR $170,649 $170,649 0- 0- 0-
Charles Snowden DE $105,000 $10,000 0- 0- 0-
Ryan Nall RB $84,022 0- 0- 0- 0-
Dieter Eiselen G $82,666 0- 0- 0- 0-
Arlington Hambright T $79,977 $49,554 0- 0- 0-
Lachavious Simmons T $74,322 0- 0- 0- 0-
Tre Roberson CB $62,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Artavis Pierce RB $61,733 0- 0- 0- 0-
Josh Woods LB $56,422 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jalen Tabor CB $55,200 0- 0- 0- 0-
Damion Square DT $47,222 0- 0- 0- 0-
Brian Johnson K $46,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Sam Kamara DT $46,000 $4,667 0- 0- 0-
Margus Hunt DE $42,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Alex Taylor T $36,666 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-
Javon Wims WR $23,978 0- 0- 0- 0-
Rashad Smith LB $18,400 0- 0- 0- 0-
Alex Taylor T $18,400 0- 0- 0- 0-
Thomas Schaffer DT $18,333 $6,667 0- 0- 0-
Margus Hunt DE $14,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Auzoyah Alufohai DT $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-