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Cincinnati Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals 2021 Salary Cap

Bengals 2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Cincinnati Bengals 2021 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Bengals – The Athletic

Club Option
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Active Players (48) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Waynes Trae Waynes CB $16,000,000 $8,400,000 $5,000,000 $2,200,000 0- $400,000 0- 0- ($10,000,000) $16,000,000 8.65
Atkins Geno Atkins DT $14,800,000 $11,700,000 $2,600,000 $200,000 0- $300,000 0- 0- ($5,200,000) $14,800,000 8.00
Reader D.J. Reader DT $13,562,500 $4,300,000 $4,062,500 $5,000,000 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($12,187,500) $13,562,500 7.33
Boyd Tyler Boyd WR $9,850,000 $8,000,000 $1,400,000 $250,000 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($4,200,000) $9,850,000 5.32
Burrow Joe Burrow QB $8,225,031 $2,255,006 $5,970,025 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($29,610,112) $8,225,031 4.44
Mixon Joe Mixon RB $8,137,500 $5,000,000 $2,000,000 $187,500 0- $200,000 $750,000 0- ($11,000,000) $8,137,500 4.40
Hart Bobby Hart RT $6,900,000 $4,900,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 0- $500,000 0- 0- ($1,000,000) $6,900,000 3.73
Hopkins Trey Hopkins C $6,575,000 $4,300,000 $1,125,000 $950,000 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($2,250,000) $6,575,000 3.55
Uzomah C.J. Uzomah TE $6,333,334 $4,750,000 $1,083,334 $200,000 0- $300,000 0- 0- ($1,083,334) $6,333,334 3.42
Bell Vonn Bell FS $5,500,000 $4,100,000 $1,000,000 $200,000 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $5,500,000 2.97
Williams Jonah Williams LT $4,808,227 $2,097,742 $2,710,485 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,417,825) $4,808,227 2.60
Bernard Giovani Bernard RB $4,766,668 $3,700,000 $666,668 $200,000 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($666,668) $4,766,668 2.58
Price Billy Price C $3,726,704 $2,077,158 $1,649,546 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,649,546) $3,726,704 2.01
Finney B.J. Finney C $3,500,000 $3,075,000 0- $425,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $3,500,000 1.89
Su'a-Filo Xavier Su'a-Filo G $3,233,333 $2,500,000 $333,333 $200,000 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($666,667) $3,233,333 1.75
Tupou Josh Tupou DT $2,133,000 $1,983,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $150,000 0- $2,133,000 1.15
Higgins Tee Higgins WR $1,974,270 $1,004,854 $969,416 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,913,102) $1,974,270 1.07
Bates III Jessie Bates III FS $1,574,306 $1,154,702 $419,604 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($419,604) $1,574,306 0.85
Sample Drew Sample TE $1,501,717 $995,572 $506,145 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,012,290) $1,501,717 0.81
Hubbard Sam Hubbard DE $1,222,300 $990,000 $232,300 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($232,300) $1,222,300 0.66
Pratt Germaine Pratt OLB $1,126,221 $863,000 $263,221 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($526,442) $1,126,221 0.61
Wilson Logan Wilson OLB $1,123,998 $834,799 $289,199 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($867,597) $1,123,998 0.61
Finley Ryan Finley QB $1,047,414 $850,000 $197,414 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($394,828) $1,047,414 0.57
Wren Renell Wren DT $1,020,649 $850,000 $170,649 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($341,298) $1,020,649 0.55
Davis-Gaither Akeem Davis-Gaither OLB $984,378 $780,000 $204,378 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($613,134) $984,378 0.53
Phillips Darius Phillips CB $974,389 $920,000 $54,389 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($54,389) $974,389 0.53
Jordan Michael Jordan G $972,098 $850,000 $122,098 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($244,196) $972,098 0.53
Schreck Mason Schreck TE $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.50
Tate Auden Tate WR $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.50
Williams Trayveon Williams RB $895,496 $850,000 $45,496 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($90,992) $895,496 0.48
Kareem Khalid Kareem DE $868,619 $780,000 $88,619 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($265,857) $868,619 0.47
Henderson Trayvon Henderson S $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.46
Johnson Fred Johnson LT $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.46
Morgan Stanley Morgan WR $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.46
Prince Isaiah Prince T $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.46
Seibert Austin Seibert K $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.46
Sutherland Keaton Sutherland C $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.46
Adeniji Hakeem Adeniji LT $832,971 $780,000 $52,971 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($158,913) $832,971 0.45
Bailey Markus Bailey OLB $808,424 $780,000 $28,424 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($85,272) $808,424 0.44
Akinmoladun Freedom Akinmoladun DE $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Godsil Dan Godsil LS $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Irwin Trenton Irwin WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Lewis Donnie Lewis CB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Rose Winston Rose CB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Jones Keandre Jones LB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Patrick Jacques Patrick RB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Shurmur Kyle Shurmur QB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Washington Scotty Washington WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Active Roster: $148,458,547 $99,900,833 $34,245,214 $10,512,500 - $2,900,000 $750,000 $150,000 - $148,458,547 80.23

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

Estimated cap dollars necessary to sign upcoming draft picks (not included in the cap figure yet)

Player (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit
Round 1, Pick #5 Round 1, Pick #5 - - - - - - - - - -
Projected Draft Pool: $0 $0


2021 Dead Cap

These cap figures derive from the trade or release of players from the active roster or practice squad. All count toward the team total.

Player (15) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
DunlapCarlos Dunlap DE $2,250,000 - $2,250,000 - - - - - - $2,250,000 1.22
AndersonRodney Anderson RB $63,678 - $63,678 - - - - - - $63,678 0.03
RoseWinston Rose CB $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
ClarkTyler Clark DT $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
FutrellKendall Futrell LB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
DishonTrey Dishon DT $4,000 - $4,000 - - - - - - $4,000 0.00
CordascoClay Cordasco T $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
KnipfelJosh Knipfel T $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Spears Jr.Marcel Spears Jr. LB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
WashingtonScotty Washington WR $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
WhaleyDevwah Whaley RB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
DugasO’Shea Dugas T $1,833 - $1,833 - - - - - - $1,833 0.00
DolegalaJacob Dolegala QB $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
SwannIsaiah Swann CB $1,334 - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
WilcoxMitchell Wilcox TE $667 - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
Dead Money: $2,363,183 - $2,363,183 - - - - - - $2,363,183 1.28

2021 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2021 NFL Salary Cap $175,000,000
2020 Rollover Cap $10,045,873
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $185,045,873
All Contracts $99,900,833 $34,245,214 $10,512,500 - $2,900,000 $750,000 $150,000 $148,458,547
Top 51 Contracts $99,900,833 $34,245,214 $10,512,500 - $2,900,000 $750,000 $150,000 $148,458,547
Dead Money - $2,363,183 - - - - - $2,363,183
Total (All) $99,900,833 $36,608,397 $10,512,500 - $2,900,000 $750,000 $150,000 $150,821,730
Total (w/Top 51) $99,900,833 $36,608,397 $10,512,500 - $2,900,000 $750,000 $150,000 $150,821,730
Cap Space (w/All) $34,224,143
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $34,224,143