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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.

Bengals – The Athletic

 

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   $191,177,506 $159,765,259 $116,498,478 $60,006,392
Signed Players   88 48 33 15 2
Quarterbacks   $11,045,031 $9,870,037 $11,515,044
Running Backs   $12,512,884 $16,010,384 $14,779,889 $14,231,427
Fullbacks  
Wide Receivers   $22,943,916 $20,299,088 $22,409,835 $9,806,250
Tight Ends   $11,376,521 $4,302,003 $1,885,000
Offensive Line   $32,734,468 $26,484,095 $6,112,699 $4,653,362
Defensive Line   $43,831,942 $33,213,997 $35,488,348 $21,072,229
Linebackers   $8,082,966 $6,636,394 $6,190,901 $1,652,196
Secondary   $44,191,350 $40,245,833 $16,148,334 $7,450,000
Special Teams   $4,458,428 $2,703,428 $1,968,428 $1,140,928
Injured Reserve  
Suspended  
Dead   $9,652,161


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-
Eric Dungey QB $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Kyle Shurmur QB $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Running Backs Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Joe Mixon RB $8,137,500 $11,450,000 $12,850,000 $13,133,205 0UFA
Samaje Perine RB $1,450,000 $1,850,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Trayveon Williams RB $895,496 $1,010,496 0UFA 0- 0-
Chris Evans RB $703,222 $868,222 $983,222 $1,098,222 0UFA
Pooka Williams RB $666,666 $831,666 $946,667 0RFA 0-
Jacques Patrick RB $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Wide Receivers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Tyler Boyd WR $9,820,575 $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-
Trent Taylor 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-
Riley Lees WR $660,500 $825,500 $940,500 0RFA 0-
Trenton Irwin WR $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Scotty Washington WR $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Reece Horn WR 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
Alex Erickson WR 0UFA
 
Tight Ends Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
C.J. Uzomah TE $6,309,804 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Drew Sample TE $1,501,717 $1,752,003 0UFA 0- 0-
Mason Schreck TE $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Pro Wells TE $665,000 $830,000 $945,000 0RFA 0-
Thaddeus Moss TE $660,000 $895,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Cheyenne O’Grady TE $660,000 $825,000 $940,000 0RFA 0-
Mitchell Wilcox TE $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Offensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Trey Hopkins C $6,551,470 $7,325,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Jonah Williams LT $4,808,227 $5,609,598 0- 0UFA 0-
Riley Reiff LT $4,714,705 $2,750,000 0- 0- 0-
Billy Price C $3,726,704 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Xavier Su'a-Filo G $3,233,333 $3,433,334 0UFA 0- 0-
Jackson Carman T $1,354,536 $1,693,170 $2,031,804 $2,370,438 0UFA
Quinton Spain G $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Michael Jordan G $972,098 $1,087,098 0UFA 0- 0-
Lamont Gaillard G $850,000 $965,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Fred Johnson LT $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Isaiah Prince T $850,000 $850,000 $965,000 0UFA 0-
Keaton Sutherland C $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Hakeem Adeniji LT $832,971 $947,971 $1,062,971 0UFA 0-
D'ante Smith T $784,836 $949,836 $1,064,836 $1,179,836 0UFA
Trey Hill C $708,088 $873,088 $988,088 $1,103,088 0UFA
Gunnar Vogel T $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
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 $12,476,470 $14,500,000 $15,500,000 $17,500,000 0UFA
Larry Ogunjobi DT $6,176,470 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Sam Hubbard DE $2,415,300 0- 0- 0- 0-
Mike Daniels DT $1,464,705 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Josh Tupou DT $1,120,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Renell Wren DT $950,649 $1,135,649 0UFA 0- 0-
Khalid Kareem DE $868,619 $983,619 $1,098,619 0UFA 0-
Cameron Sample DT $857,036 $1,022,036 $1,137,036 $1,252,036 0UFA
Reginald McKenzie DT $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Tyler Shelvin DT $844,141 $1,009,141 $1,124,141 $1,239,141 0UFA
Freedom Akinmoladun DE $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Amani Bledsoe DE $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Wyatt Hubert DE $686,052 $851,052 $966,052 $1,081,052 0UFA
Geno Atkins DT 0UFA
Margus Hunt DE 0UFA
 
Linebackers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Germaine Pratt OLB $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-
Joseph Ossai LB $944,112 $1,180,140 $1,416,168 $1,652,196 0UFA
Markus Bailey OLB $808,424 $923,424 $1,038,424 0UFA 0-
Joe Bachie LB $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Darius Hodge LB $668,333 $833,333 $948,334 0RFA 0-
Keandre Jones LB $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Josh Bynes ILB 0UFA
 
Secondary Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Trae Waynes CB $15,800,000 $16,000,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Vonn Bell FS $5,500,000 $7,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Mike Hilton CB $5,352,941 $5,000,000 $6,050,000 $7,450,000 0UFA
Chidobe Awuzie CB $4,038,235 $8,350,000 $9,150,000 0UFA 0-
Jessie Bates III FS $2,862,604 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 $1,111,764 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Darius Phillips CB $974,389 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Tony Brown CB $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jalen Davis CB $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Kavon Frazier S $850,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Trayvon Henderson S $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Antonio Phillips CB $668,333 $833,333 $948,334 0RFA 0-
Donnie Lewis CB $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Winston Rose CB $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
LeShaun Sims CB 0UFA
 
Special Teams Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Kevin Huber P $1,212,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Clark Harris LS $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Austin Seibert K $850,000 $965,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Evan McPherson K $745,928 $910,928 $1,025,928 $1,140,928 0UFA
Drue Chrisman P $662,500 $827,500 $942,500 0RFA 0-
   

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-
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-
Rodney Anderson RB $63,678 0- 0- 0- 0-
Dan Godsil LS $27,482 0- 0- 0- 0-
Winston Rose CB $10,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Tyler Clark DT $6,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Kendall Futrell LB $6,667 0- 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-
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-