Cincinnati Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals Multi-Year Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Cincinnati Bengals, 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   $169,007,781 $156,575,350 $120,775,477 $70,156,392 $11,600,000
Signed Players   59 38 28 15 2
Quarterbacks   $9,725,031 $9,870,037 $11,515,044
Running Backs   $10,279,693 $14,168,222 $13,833,222 $14,231,427
Fullbacks  
Wide Receivers   $20,681,474 $19,473,588 $21,469,335 $9,806,250
Tight Ends   $8,318,580 $1,752,003
Offensive Line   $25,444,687 $24,431,997 $6,112,699 $4,653,362
Defensive Line   $43,282,667 $40,094,681 $46,436,682 $31,222,229 $11,600,000
Linebackers   $5,729,633 $5,803,061 $5,242,567 $1,652,196
Secondary   $42,209,488 $40,070,833 $15,140,000 $7,450,000
Special Teams   $3,170,928 $910,928 $1,025,928 $1,140,928
Injured Reserve   $2,971,648
Suspended  
Dead   $11,987,005 $384,244


Roster Cap Figures

Current & future salary cap figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Bengals Salary Cap Table

Quarterbacks Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Joe Burrow QB $8,225,031 $9,870,037 $11,515,044 0- 0UFA
Brandon Allen QB $1,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Brandon Allen QB 0UFA
 
Running Backs Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Joe Mixon RB $8,126,471 $11,450,000 $12,850,000 $13,133,205 0UFA
Samaje Perine RB $1,450,000 $1,850,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Chris Evans RB $703,222 $868,222 $983,222 $1,098,222 0UFA
 
Wide Receivers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Tyler Boyd WR $9,835,294 $10,100,000 $10,300,000 0UFA 0-
Ja'Marr Chase WR $5,603,571 $7,004,464 $8,405,357 $9,806,250 0-
Tee Higgins WR $1,974,270 $2,369,124 $2,763,978 0UFA 0-
Auden Tate WR $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Mike Thomas WR $875,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Stanley Morgan WR $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Trenton Irwin WR $623,339 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Mike Thomas WR 0UFA
Stanley Morgan WR 0RFA
Trenton Irwin WR 0ERFA
Auden Tate WR 0UFA
 
Tight Ends Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
C.J. Uzomah TE $6,156,863 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Drew Sample TE $1,501,717 $1,752,003 0UFA 0- 0-
Mitchell Wilcox TE $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
C.J. Uzomah TE 0UFA
Mitchell Wilcox TE 0ERFA
 
Offensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Trey Hopkins C $6,563,235 $7,325,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Jonah Williams LT $4,808,227 $5,609,598 0- 0UFA 0-
Riley Reiff RT $4,714,705 $2,750,000 0- 0- 0-
Xavier Su'a-Filo G $3,103,921 $3,433,334 0UFA 0- 0-
Jackson Carman G $1,354,536 $1,693,170 $2,031,804 $2,370,438 0UFA
Quinton Spain G $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Fred Johnson RT $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Isaiah Prince LT $850,000 $850,000 $965,000 0UFA 0-
D'ante Smith G $784,836 $949,836 $1,064,836 $1,179,836 0UFA
Hakeem Adeniji LT $719,639 $947,971 $1,062,971 0UFA 0-
Trey Hill C $708,088 $873,088 $988,088 $1,103,088 0UFA
Riley Reiff LT 0UFA
Quinton Spain G 0UFA
Fred Johnson G 0RFA
 
Defensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
D.J. Reader DT $13,562,500 $13,712,500 $15,662,500 0UFA 0-
Trey Hendrickson DE $12,476,471 $14,500,000 $15,500,000 $17,500,000 0UFA
Larry Ogunjobi DT $6,176,471 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Sam Hubbard DE $3,423,476 $7,183,000 $10,000,000 $10,150,000 $11,600,000
B.J. Hill DT $2,133,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Josh Tupou DT $1,108,235 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Cameron Sample DE $857,036 $1,022,036 $1,137,036 $1,252,036 0UFA
Tyler Shelvin DT $844,141 $1,009,141 $1,124,141 $1,239,141 0UFA
Khalid Kareem DE $811,952 $983,619 $1,098,619 0UFA 0-
Wyatt Ray DE $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Darius Hodge DE $668,333 $833,333 $948,334 0RFA 0-
Wyatt Hubert DE $441,052 $851,052 $966,052 $1,081,052 0UFA
Larry Ogunjobi DT 0UFA
Josh Tupou DT 0UFA
B.J. Hill DT 0UFA
Wyatt Ray DE 0ERFA
 
Linebackers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Germaine Pratt ILB $1,126,221 $1,251,321 0UFA 0- 0-
Logan Wilson OLB $1,123,998 $1,348,798 $1,573,597 0UFA 0-
Jordan Evans OLB $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Akeem Davis-Gaither OLB $984,378 $1,099,378 $1,214,378 0UFA 0-
Markus Bailey ILB $808,424 $923,424 $1,038,424 0UFA 0-
Joseph Ossai LB $699,112 $1,180,140 $1,416,168 $1,652,196 0UFA
Jordan Evans OLB 0UFA
 
Secondary Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Trae Waynes CB $15,800,000 $16,000,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Chidobe Awuzie CB $6,038,235 $7,350,000 $8,150,000 0UFA 0-
Vonn Bell FS $5,488,235 $7,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Mike Hilton CB $5,352,941 $5,000,000 $6,050,000 $7,450,000 0UFA
Jessie Bates III FS $2,852,604 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Brandon Wilson S $1,562,500 $2,562,500 0UFA 0- 0-
Ricardo Allen FS $1,460,584 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Eli Apple CB $1,100,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Darius Phillips CB $974,389 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jalen Davis CB $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Nick McCloud CB $660,000 $825,000 $940,000 0RFA 0-
Ricardo Allen FS 0UFA
Jessie Bates III S 0UFA
Eli Apple CB 0UFA
Jalen Davis CB 0UFA
Darius Phillips CB 0UFA
 
Special Teams Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Kevin Huber P $1,212,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Clark Harris LS $1,212,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Evan McPherson K $745,928 $910,928 $1,025,928 $1,140,928 0UFA
Kevin Huber P 0UFA
   

Dead Payroll Figures

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Geno Atkins DT $5,200,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Carlos Dunlap DE $2,250,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Billy Price G $1,649,546 0- 0- 0- 0-
Bobby Hart RT $1,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Giovani Bernard RB $666,668 0- 0- 0- 0-
Ryan Finley QB $394,828 0- 0- 0- 0-
Mike Daniels DT $200,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Renell Wren DT $170,649 $170,649 0- 0- 0-
Michael Jordan G $122,098 $122,098 0- 0- 0-
Rodney Anderson RB $63,678 0- 0- 0- 0-
Sean Davis FS $55,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Trayveon Williams RB $45,496 $45,496 0- 0- 0-
Dan Godsil LS $27,482 0- 0- 0- 0-
Donnie Lewis CB $23,056 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jacques Patrick RB $18,400 0- 0- 0- 0-
Winston Rose CB $10,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Drue Chrisman P $9,200 $5,000 0- 0- 0-
Trenton Irwin WR $9,200 0- 0- 0- 0-
Winston Rose CB $9,200 0- 0- 0- 0-
Antonio Phillips CB $8,333 $16,667 0- 0- 0-
Tyler Clark DT $6,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Kendall Futrell LB $6,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Pooka Williams RB $6,666 $13,334 0- 0- 0-
Pro Wells TE $5,000 $10,000 0- 0- 0-
Trey Dishon DT $4,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Clay Cordasco T $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Josh Knipfel T $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Marcel Spears Jr. LB $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Scotty Washington WR $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Devwah Whaley RB $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Drue Chrisman P $2,500 $5,000 0- 0- 0-
O’Shea Dugas T $1,833 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jacob Dolegala QB $1,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Isaiah Swann CB $1,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Mitchell Wilcox TE $667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Riley Lees WR $500 $1,000 0- 0- 0-