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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.

 

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Active Players (50) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Reader D.J. Reader DT $4,300,000 $4,062,500 $5,000,000 - $200,000 - - ($21,687,500) $13,562,500 6.95
Hendrickson Trey Hendrickson DE $3,800,000 $2,500,000 $6,176,471 - - - - ($19,800,000) $12,476,471 6.39
Boyd Tyler Boyd WR $8,000,000 $1,400,000 $235,294 - $200,000 - - ($12,400,000) $9,835,294 5.04
Burrow Joe Burrow QB $2,255,006 $5,970,025 - - - - - ($29,610,112) $8,225,031 4.21
Mixon Joe Mixon RB $5,000,000 $2,000,000 $176,471 - $200,000 $750,000 - ($16,200,000) $8,126,471 4.16
Hopkins Trey Hopkins C $4,300,000 $1,125,000 $938,235 - $200,000 - - ($7,500,000) $6,563,235 3.36
Ogunjobi Larry Ogunjobi DT $1,400,000 $4,600,000 $176,471 - - - - ($6,000,000) $6,176,471 3.17
Uzomah C.J. Uzomah TE $4,750,000 $1,083,334 $23,529 - $300,000 - - ($6,133,334) $6,156,863 3.16
Awuzie Chidobe Awuzie CB $1,350,000 $1,500,000 $3,188,235 - - - - ($8,850,000) $6,038,235 3.09
Chase Ja'Marr Chase WR $660,000 $4,943,571 - - - - - ($30,819,641) $5,603,571 2.87
Bell Vonn Bell FS $4,100,000 $1,000,000 $188,235 - $200,000 - - ($6,300,000) $5,488,235 2.81
Hilton Mike Hilton CB $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $2,352,941 - - - - ($8,000,000) $5,352,941 2.74
Williams Jonah Williams LT $2,097,742 $2,710,485 - - - - - ($10,417,825) $4,808,227 2.46
Reiff Riley Reiff RT $1,700,000 $2,750,000 $264,706 - - - - ($7,200,000) $4,714,705 2.42
Hubbard Sam Hubbard DE $1,000,000 $2,232,300 $191,176 - - - - ($10,000,000) $3,423,476 1.75
Bates III Jessie Bates III FS $2,433,000 $419,604 - - - - - ($419,604) $2,852,604 1.46
Hill B.J. Hill DT $2,133,000 - - - - - - - $2,133,000 1.09
Higgins Tee Higgins WR $1,004,854 $969,416 - - - - - ($4,913,102) $1,974,270 1.01
Flowers Tre Flowers CB $1,576,614 - - - - - - - $1,576,614 0.81
Wilson Brandon Wilson S $1,000,000 $562,500 - - - - - ($2,125,000) $1,562,500 0.80
Sample Drew Sample TE $995,572 $506,145 - - - - - ($1,012,290) $1,501,717 0.77
Allen Brandon Allen QB $1,200,000 $300,000 - - - - - ($300,000) $1,500,000 0.77
Allen Ricardo Allen FS $990,000 $400,000 $70,584 - - - - ($990,000) $1,460,584 0.75
Carman Jackson Carman G $660,000 $694,536 - - - - - ($3,776,778) $1,354,536 0.69
Huber Kevin Huber P $1,500,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,637,500) $1,212,500 0.62
Harris Clark Harris LS $1,075,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,212,500) $1,212,500 0.62
Pratt Germaine Pratt ILB $863,000 $263,221 - - - - - ($526,442) $1,126,221 0.58
Wilson Logan Wilson OLB $834,799 $289,199 - - - - - ($867,597) $1,123,998 0.58
Tupou Josh Tupou DT $920,000 - $188,235 - - - - ($920,000) $1,108,235 0.57
Apple Eli Apple CB $1,000,000 - - - $100,000 - - ($1,100,000) $1,100,000 0.56
Spain Quinton Spain G $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.51
Davis-Gaither Akeem Davis-Gaither OLB $780,000 $204,378 - - - - - ($613,134) $984,378 0.50
Phillips Darius Phillips CB $920,000 $54,389 - - - - - ($54,389) $974,389 0.50
Davis Jalen Davis CB $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.47
Tate Auden Tate WR $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.47
Thomas Mike Thomas WR $990,000 - $25,000 - - - - ($990,000) $875,000 0.45
Sample Cameron Sample DE $660,000 $197,036 - - - - - ($788,144) $857,036 0.44
Johnson Fred Johnson RT $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.44
Morgan Stanley Morgan WR $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.44
Prince Isaiah Prince LT $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.44
Shelvin Tyler Shelvin DT $660,000 $184,141 - - - - - ($736,564) $844,141 0.43
Bailey Markus Bailey ILB $780,000 $28,424 - - - - - ($85,272) $808,424 0.41
Ray Wyatt Ray DE $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.40
McPherson Evan McPherson K $660,000 $85,928 - - - - - ($343,712) $745,928 0.38
Hill Trey Hill C $660,000 $48,088 - - - - - ($192,352) $708,088 0.36
Evans Chris Evans RB $660,000 $43,222 - - - - - ($172,888) $703,222 0.36
Hodge Darius Hodge DE $660,000 $8,333 - - - - - ($25,000) $668,333 0.34
McCloud Nick McCloud CB $660,000 - - - - - - ($60,000) $660,000 0.34
Wilcox Mitchell Wilcox TE $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.34
Irwin Trenton Irwin WR $623,339 - - - - - - - $623,339 0.32
Active Roster: $145,620,783 $80,431,926 $44,548,275 $19,195,583 - $1,400,000 $750,000 - - $145,620,783 74.62


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 (7) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Waynes Trae Waynes
(Hamstring)
CB $8,400,000 $5,000,000 $2,000,000 - $400,000 - - ($20,800,000) $15,800,000 8.10
Su'a-Filo Xavier Su'a-Filo
(Knee)
G $2,500,000 $333,333 $70,588 - $200,000 - - ($3,366,667) $3,103,921 1.59
Evans Jordan Evans
(Knee-acl)
OLB $990,000 $100,000 $37,500 - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.51
Kareem Khalid Kareem
(Shoulder)
DE $723,333 $88,619 - - - - - ($265,857) $811,952 0.42
Ossai Joseph Ossai
(Knee)
LB $415,000 $284,112 - - - - - ($1,136,448) $699,112 0.36
Smith D'ante Smith
(Knee)
G $483,052 $124,836 - - - - - ($499,344) $607,888 0.31
Moss Thaddeus Moss
(Head)
TE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Injured Reserve: $22,175,973 $13,676,985 $5,930,900 $2,108,088 - $600,000 - - - $22,175,973 11.36


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 (3) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Perine Samaje Perine RB $1,100,000 $350,000 - - - - - ($1,800,000) $1,450,000 0.74
Adeniji Hakeem Adeniji LT $666,668 $52,971 - - - - - ($158,913) $719,639 0.37
Hubert Wyatt Hubert DE $415,000 $26,052 - - - - - ($104,208) $441,052 0.23
NFI: $2,610,691 $2,181,668 $429,023 - - - - - - $2,610,691 1.34


2021 Practice Squad

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

Player (16) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Daniels Mike Daniels DT $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.13
Schreck Mason Schreck TE $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.13
Spence Noah Spence DE $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.13
Taylor Trent Taylor WR $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.13
Thomas Michael Thomas FS $196,000 - - - - - - - $196,000 0.10
Hill Holton Hill CB $182,000 - - - - - - - $182,000 0.09
Browning Jake Browning QB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Jones Keandre Jones LB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Sutherland Keaton Sutherland C $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Williams Pooka Williams RB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Wren Renell Wren DT $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Gaillard Lamont Gaillard G $147,200 - - - - - - - $147,200 0.08
Henderson Trayvon Henderson S $128,800 - - - - - - - $128,800 0.07
Holyfield Elijah Holyfield RB $119,600 - - - - - - - $119,600 0.06
Bachie Joe Bachie LB $110,400 - - - - - - - $110,400 0.06
Williams Trayveon Williams RB $110,400 - - - - - - - $110,400 0.06
Practice Squad: $2,830,400 $2,830,400 - - - - - - - $2,830,400 1.45


2021 Dead Cap

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

Player (37) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Atkins Geno Atkins DT - $5,200,000 - - - - - - $5,200,000 2.66
Dunlap Carlos Dunlap DE - $2,250,000 - - - - - - $2,250,000 1.15
Price Billy Price G - $1,649,546 - - - - - - $1,649,546 0.85
Hart Bobby Hart RT - $1,000,000 - - - - - - $1,000,000 0.51
Bernard Giovani Bernard RB - $666,668 - - - - - - $666,668 0.34
Finley Ryan Finley QB - $394,828 - - - - - - $394,828 0.20
Daniels Mike Daniels DT - $200,000 - - - - - - $200,000 0.10
Wren Renell Wren DT - $170,649 - - - - - - $170,649 0.09
Williams Trayveon Williams RB $93,222 $45,496 - - - - - - $138,718 0.07
Davis Sean Davis FS $124,000 - - - - - - - $124,000 0.06
Jordan Michael Jordan G - $122,098 - - - - - - $122,098 0.06
Bachie Joe Bachie LB $89,333 - - - - - - - $89,333 0.05
Henderson Trayvon Henderson S $74,822 - - - - - - - $74,822 0.04
Anderson Rodney Anderson RB - $63,678 - - - - - - $63,678 0.03
Brown Tony Brown CB $56,000 - - - - - - - $56,000 0.03
Godsil Dan Godsil LS $27,482 - - - - - - - $27,482 0.01
Lewis Donnie Lewis CB $23,056 - - - - - - - $23,056 0.01
Chrisman Drue Chrisman P $18,400 $2,500 - - - - - - $20,900 0.01
Rose Winston Rose CB $9,200 $10,000 - - - - - - $19,200 0.01
Patrick Jacques Patrick RB $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
Irwin Trenton Irwin WR $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Phillips Antonio Phillips CB - $8,333 - - - - - - $8,333 0.00
Clark Tyler Clark DT - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Futrell Kendall Futrell LB - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Williams Pooka Williams RB - $6,666 - - - - - - $6,666 0.00
Wells Pro Wells TE - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Dishon Trey Dishon DT - $4,000 - - - - - - $4,000 0.00
Cordasco Clay Cordasco T - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Knipfel Josh Knipfel T - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Spears Jr. Marcel Spears Jr. LB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Washington Scotty Washington WR - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Whaley Devwah Whaley RB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Dugas O’Shea Dugas T - $1,833 - - - - - - $1,833 0.00
Dolegala Jacob Dolegala QB - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Swann Isaiah Swann CB - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
Wilcox Mitchell Wilcox TE - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
Lees Riley Lees WR - $500 - - - - - - $500 0.00
Dead: $12,378,582 $543,115 $11,835,467 - - - - - - $12,378,582 6.34


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 $10,792,275
Adjustment $1,846,000
Adjusted Salary Cap $195,138,275
All Contracts $80,431,926 $44,548,275 $19,195,583 - $1,400,000 $750,000 - $145,620,783
Injured Reserve Money $13,676,985 $5,930,900 $2,108,088 - $600,000 - - $22,175,973
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $2,181,668 $429,023 - - - - - $2,610,691
Dead Money $543,115 $11,835,467 - - - - - $12,378,582
Practice Squad $2,830,400 - - - - - - $2,830,400
Total $99,664,094 $62,743,665 $21,303,671 - $2,000,000 $750,000 - $185,616,429
Cap Space $9,521,846