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.

 

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Active Players (53) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Waynes Trae Waynes CB $8,400,000 $5,000,000 $2,000,000 - $400,000 - - ($20,800,000) $15,800,000 8.10
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
Su'a-Filo Xavier Su'a-Filo G $2,500,000 $333,333 $70,588 - $200,000 - - ($3,366,667) $3,103,921 1.59
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
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
Perine Samaje Perine RB $1,100,000 $350,000 - - - - - ($1,800,000) $1,450,000 0.74
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
Evans Jordan Evans OLB $990,000 $100,000 $37,500 - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.51
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
Smith D'ante Smith G $660,000 $124,836 - - - - - ($499,344) $784,836 0.40
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: $164,709,842 $91,515,312 $50,056,444 $21,233,087 - $2,000,000 $750,000 - - $164,709,842 84.41


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 (3) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Allen Ricardo Allen
(Hand)
FS $990,000 $400,000 $70,584 - - - - ($990,000) $1,460,584 0.75
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
Injured Reserve: $2,971,648 $2,128,333 $772,731 $70,584 - - - - - $2,971,648 1.52


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 %
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
Sutherland Keaton Sutherland C $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
NFI: $1,326,291 $1,247,268 $79,023 - - - - - - $1,326,291 0.68


2021 Practice Squad

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

Player (15) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Brown Tony Brown CB $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.13
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
Davis Sean Davis FS $224,000 - - - - - - - $224,000 0.11
Bachie Joe Bachie LB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Browning Jake Browning QB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Henderson Trayvon Henderson S $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Jones Keandre Jones LB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Moss Thaddeus Moss TE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Williams Pooka Williams RB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Williams Trayveon 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
Practice Squad: $2,956,000 $2,956,000 - - - - - - - $2,956,000 1.51


2021 Dead Cap

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

Player (34) 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
Jordan Michael Jordan G - $122,098 - - - - - - $122,098 0.06
Anderson Rodney Anderson RB - $63,678 - - - - - - $63,678 0.03
Davis Sean Davis FS $55,000 - - - - - - - $55,000 0.03
Williams Trayveon Williams RB - $45,496 - - - - - - $45,496 0.02
Godsil Dan Godsil LS $27,482 - - - - - - - $27,482 0.01
Lewis Donnie Lewis CB $23,056 - - - - - - - $23,056 0.01
Rose Winston Rose CB $9,200 $10,000 - - - - - - $19,200 0.01
Patrick Jacques Patrick RB $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
Chrisman Drue Chrisman P $9,200 $2,500 - - - - - - $11,700 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: $11,987,005 $151,538 $11,835,467 - - - - - - $11,987,005 6.14


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 $91,515,312 $50,056,444 $21,233,087 - $2,000,000 $750,000 - $164,709,842
Injured Reserve Money $2,128,333 $772,731 $70,584 - - - - $2,971,648
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $1,247,268 $79,023 - - - - - $1,326,291
Dead Money $151,538 $11,835,467 - - - - - $11,987,005
Practice Squad $2,956,000 - - - - - - $2,956,000
Total $97,998,451 $62,743,665 $21,303,671 - $2,000,000 $750,000 - $183,950,786
Cap Space $11,187,489