Cincinnati Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals 2022 Salary Cap

Bengals 2022 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Cincinnati Bengals 2022 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 (88) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Hendrickson Trey Hendrickson DE $14,488,235 $5,800,000 $2,500,000 $6,188,235 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,500,000) $14,488,235 6.83
Reader D.J. Reader DT $13,665,441 $9,050,000 $4,062,500 $352,941 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($8,125,000) $13,665,441 6.44
Bates III Jessie Bates III S $12,911,000 $12,911,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $12,911,000 6.08
Mixon Joe Mixon RB $11,420,589 $8,000,000 $2,000,000 $470,589 0- $200,000 $750,000 0- ($8,250,000) $11,420,589 5.38
Boyd Tyler Boyd WR $10,100,000 $8,250,000 $1,400,000 $250,000 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($2,800,000) $10,100,000 4.76
Burrow Joe Burrow QB $9,870,037 $3,900,012 $5,970,025 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($21,385,081) $9,870,037 4.65
Hill B.J. Hill DT $8,333,333 $1,900,000 $3,333,333 $3,000,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($13,000,000) $8,333,333 3.93
Bell Vonn Bell FS $7,488,235 $6,100,000 $1,000,000 $188,235 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($1,000,000) $7,488,235 3.53
Awuzie Chidobe Awuzie CB $7,302,941 $5,250,000 $1,500,000 $352,941 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $7,302,941 3.44
Hubbard Sam Hubbard DE $7,183,000 $2,833,000 $2,000,000 $2,250,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($8,000,000) $7,183,000 3.39
Chase Ja'Marr Chase WR $7,004,464 $825,000 $4,943,571 $1,235,893 0- 0- 0- 0- ($25,216,070) $7,004,464 3.30
Cappa Alex Cappa G $6,750,000 $1,500,000 $2,250,000 $2,500,000 0- $500,000 0- 0- ($11,000,000) $6,750,000 3.18
Williams Jonah Williams LT $5,609,598 $2,899,113 $2,710,485 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,609,598) $5,609,598 2.64
Hilton Mike Hilton CB $5,000,000 $3,000,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 0- $500,000 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $5,000,000 2.36
Karras Ted Karras C $5,000,000 $1,600,000 $1,000,000 $2,300,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($5,000,000) $5,000,000 2.36
Collins La'el Collins RT $4,666,666 $1,200,000 $1,666,666 $1,700,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($5,000,000) $4,666,666 2.20
Apple Eli Apple CB $3,750,000 $1,900,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 0- $100,000 0- $250,000 ($1,000,000) $3,750,000 1.77
Hurst Hayden Hurst TE $3,476,466 $1,300,000 $2,000,000 $76,466 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $3,476,466 1.64
Pratt Germaine Pratt ILB $2,803,221 $2,540,000 $263,221 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($263,221) $2,803,221 1.32
Wilson Brandon Wilson S $2,562,500 $1,900,000 $562,500 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($562,500) $2,562,500 1.21
Higgins Tee Higgins WR $2,369,124 $1,399,708 $969,416 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,938,832) $2,369,124 1.12
Hill Daxton Hill S $2,121,275 $705,000 $1,416,275 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($11,667,013) $2,121,275 1.00
Perine Samaje Perine RB $1,850,000 $1,400,000 $350,000 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($350,000) $1,850,000 0.87
Flowers Tre Flowers CB $1,838,240 $1,100,000 $500,000 $188,240 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($500,000) $1,838,240 0.87
Sample Drew Sample TE $1,752,003 $1,245,858 $506,145 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,752,003 0.83
Carman Jackson Carman G $1,693,170 $998,634 $694,536 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,082,242) $1,693,170 0.80
Allen Brandon Allen QB $1,500,000 $1,200,000 $300,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($300,000) $1,500,000 0.71
Tupou Josh Tupou DT $1,400,000 $1,100,000 $150,000 $100,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($300,000) $1,400,000 0.66
Wilson Logan Wilson OLB $1,348,798 $1,059,599 $289,199 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($578,398) $1,348,798 0.64
Huber Kevin Huber P $1,272,500 $1,697,500 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($152,500) $1,272,500 0.60
Ossai Joseph Ossai LB $1,180,140 $896,028 $284,112 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($852,336) $1,180,140 0.56
Taylor Trent Taylor WR $1,135,000 $1,035,000 $25,000 $50,000 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($25,000) $1,135,000 0.53
Davis-Gaither Akeem Davis-Gaither OLB $1,099,378 $895,000 $204,378 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($408,756) $1,099,378 0.52
Taylor-Britt Cam Taylor-Britt CB $1,082,314 $705,000 $377,314 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,509,256) $1,082,314 0.51
Morgan Stanley Morgan WR $1,065,000 $965,000 $50,000 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($100,000) $1,065,000 0.50
Harris Clark Harris LS $1,047,500 $1,120,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($152,500) $1,047,500 0.49
Sample Cameron Sample DE $1,022,036 $825,000 $197,036 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($591,108) $1,022,036 0.48
Shelvin Tyler Shelvin DT $1,009,141 $825,000 $184,141 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($552,423) $1,009,141 0.48
Thomas Michael Thomas FS $995,000 $1,035,000 $50,000 $50,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $995,000 0.47
Kareem Khalid Kareem DE $983,619 $895,000 $88,619 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($177,238) $983,619 0.46
Prince Isaiah Prince LT $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.45
Williams Trayveon Williams RB $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.45
Smith D'ante Smith G $949,836 $825,000 $124,836 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($374,508) $949,836 0.45
Adeniji Hakeem Adeniji LT $947,971 $895,000 $52,971 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($105,942) $947,971 0.45
Carter Zach Carter DE $923,625 $705,000 $218,625 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($874,500) $923,625 0.44
Bailey Markus Bailey ILB $923,424 $895,000 $28,424 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($56,848) $923,424 0.44
McPherson Evan McPherson K $910,928 $825,000 $85,928 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($257,784) $910,928 0.43
Thomas Mike Thomas WR $895,000 $1,120,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Davis Jalen Davis CB $895,000 $1,035,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Spence Noah Spence DE $895,000 $1,035,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Bachie Joe Bachie LB $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Gaillard Lamont Gaillard G $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Henderson Trayvon Henderson S $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.42
Hill Trey Hill C $873,088 $48,088 $825,000 $48,088 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($144,264) $873,088 $48,088 0.41
Evans Chris Evans RB $868,222 $43,222 $825,000 $43,222 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($129,666) $868,222 $43,222 0.41
Irwin Trenton Irwin WR $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Johnston Clay Johnston LB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Jones Keandre Jones LB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Wilcox Mitchell Wilcox TE $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Anderson Tycen Anderson S $781,521 $76,521 $705,000 $76,521 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($306,084) $781,521 $76,521 0.37
Hubert Wyatt Hubert DE $731,052 $26,052 $705,000 $26,052 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($78,156) $731,052 $26,052 0.34
Gunter Jeffrey Gunter DE $724,510 $19,510 $705,000 $19,510 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($78,040) $724,510 $19,510 0.34
Tisdale Tariqious Tisdale DT $711,666 $6,666 $705,000 $6,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($20,000) $711,666 $6,666 0.34
Cochran Devin Cochran T $710,000 $5,000 $705,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($15,000) $710,000 $5,000 0.33
Wells Carson Wells LB $708,333 $3,333 $705,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,000) $708,333 $3,333 0.33
Jones Shermari Jones RB $705,833 $833 $705,000 $833 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,500) $705,833 $833 0.33
Noel Desmond Noel G $705,833 $833 $705,000 $833 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,500) $705,833 $833 0.33
Adomitis Cal Adomitis LS $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Brannon John Brannon CB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Brown Ben Brown C $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Browning Jake Browning QB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Chrisman Drue Chrisman P $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Daramy-Swaray Abu Daramy-Swaray CB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Eubanks Nick Eubanks TE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
George Allan George CB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Heiligh Jaivon Heiligh WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Hicks Clarence Hicks LB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Holyfield Elijah Holyfield RB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Hood Delonte Hood CB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Lassiter Kwamie Lassiter WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Moss Thaddeus Moss TE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Pryor Kendrick Pryor WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Radley-Hiles Brendan Radley-Hiles CB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Rigg Justin Rigg TE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Sorenson Jack Sorenson WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Washington Scotty Washington WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Williams Pooka Williams RB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.33
Volson Cordell Volson T 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $214,025,806 $140,400,452 $48,844,314 $22,253,540 - $2,975,000 $750,000 $250,000 - $214,025,806 100.86

 

2022 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (6) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit (Total) Cap Hit (Top 51)
Round 1, Pick #31Daxton Hill Round 1, Pick #31 S $2,121,275 $705,000 $1,416,275 - - - - - - $2,121,275 $2,121,275
Round 2, Pick #60Cam Taylor-Britt Round 2, Pick #60 CB $1,082,314 $705,000 $377,314 - - - - - - $1,082,314 $1,082,314
Round 3, Pick #95Zach Carter Round 3, Pick #95 DE $921,025 $705,000 $216,025 - - - - - - $921,025 $921,025
Round 4, Pick #136Cordell Volson Round 4, Pick #136 T $869,221 $705,000 $164,221 - - - - - - $869,221 $164,221
Round 5, Pick #166Tycen Anderson Round 5, Pick #166 S $781,520 $705,000 $76,520 - - - - - - $781,520 $76,520
Round 7, Pick #252Jeffrey Gunter Round 7, Pick #252 DE $724,510 $705,000 $19,510 - - - - - - $724,510 $19,510
Projected Draft Pool: $6,499,865 $6,499,865 $4,384,865


2022 Practice Squad

Players who have been designated to the practice squad. We assume the annual minimum salary unless otherwise noted.

Player (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Su'a-Filo Xavier Su'a-Filo G - - - - - - - - - - 0.00


2022 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 (12) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
WaynesTrae Waynes CB $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 - - - - - - $5,000,000 2.36
ReiffRiley Reiff LT $2,750,000 - $2,750,000 - - - - - - $2,750,000 1.30
HopkinsTrey Hopkins G $1,125,000 - $1,125,000 - - - - - - $1,125,000 0.53
Su'a-FiloXavier Su'a-Filo G $333,334 - $333,334 - - - - - - $333,334 0.16
WrenRenell Wren DT $170,649 - $170,649 - - - - - - $170,649 0.08
JordanMichael Jordan G $122,098 - $122,098 - - - - - - $122,098 0.06
WilliamsTrayveon Williams RB $45,496 - $45,496 - - - - - - $45,496 0.02
PhillipsAntonio Phillips CB $16,667 - $16,667 - - - - - - $16,667 0.01
WilliamsPooka Williams RB $13,334 - $13,334 - - - - - - $13,334 0.01
WellsPro Wells TE $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
ChrismanDrue Chrisman P $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
LeesRiley Lees WR $1,000 - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Dead Money: $9,592,578 - $9,592,578 - - - - - - $9,592,578 4.52

2022 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2022 NFL Salary Cap $208,200,000
2021 Rollover Cap $5,292,742
Adjustment $-1,292,742
Adjusted Salary Cap $212,200,000
All Contracts $140,400,452 $48,844,314 $22,253,540 - $2,975,000 $750,000 $250,000 $214,025,806
Top 51 Contracts $113,920,452 $48,614,256 $22,253,540 - $2,975,000 $750,000 $250,000 $187,545,806
Dead Money - $9,592,578 - - - - - $9,592,578
Total (All) $140,400,452 $58,436,892 $22,253,540 - $2,975,000 $750,000 $250,000 $223,618,384
Total (w/Top 51) $113,920,452 $58,206,834 $22,253,540 - $2,975,000 $750,000 $250,000 $197,138,384
Cap Space (w/All) $-11,418,384
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $15,061,616