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Cleveland Browns

Cleveland Browns 2021 Salary Cap

Browns 2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Cleveland Browns 2021 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Browns – The Athletic

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Active Players (91) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Beckham, Jr. Odell Beckham, Jr. WR $15,750,000 $14,500,000 0- $1,000,000 0- $250,000 0- 0- ($12,791,000) $15,750,000 7.43
Landry Jarvis Landry WR $14,753,125 $12,500,000 $1,500,000 $703,125 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $14,753,125 6.96
Conklin Jack Conklin RT $13,000,000 $10,000,000 $3,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($22,000,000) $13,000,000 6.13
Tretter J.C. Tretter C $11,075,000 $9,100,000 $1,625,000 $250,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($12,350,000) $11,075,000 5.23
Mayfield Baker Mayfield QB $10,569,130 $920,000 $5,462,360 $4,186,770 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,399,130) $10,569,130 4.99
Bitonio Joel Bitonio G $10,000,000 $9,500,000 0- $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $10,000,000 4.72
Ward Denzel Ward CB $9,449,886 $920,000 $4,822,792 $3,707,094 0- 0- 0- 0- ($9,279,886) $9,449,886 4.46
Garrett Myles Garrett DE $9,352,000 $1,019,000 $4,200,000 0- $4,133,000 0- 0- 0- ($56,449,000) $9,352,000 4.41
Hooper Austin Hooper TE $8,250,000 $4,500,000 $2,000,000 0- $1,750,000 0- 0- 0- ($19,500,000) $8,250,000 3.89
Keenum Case Keenum QB $7,333,333 $6,000,000 $1,333,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($7,166,667) $7,333,333 3.46
Njoku David Njoku TE $6,013,000 $6,013,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,013,000) $6,013,000 2.84
Hunt Kareem Hunt RB $5,000,000 $1,300,000 0- $2,800,000 0- 0- 0- $900,000 ($2,800,000) $5,000,000 2.36
Hubbard Chris Hubbard LT $4,961,755 $3,500,000 $800,000 $161,755 0- 0- $500,000 0- ($2,266,667) $4,961,755 2.34
Wills Jedrick Wills LT $4,477,935 $1,505,587 $2,972,348 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($8,917,044) $4,477,935 2.11
Chubb Nick Chubb RB $4,246,381 $3,384,000 $862,381 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($862,381) $4,246,381 2.00
Clowney Jadeveon Clowney DE $3,870,588 $2,500,000 $900,000 $470,588 0- 0- 0- 0- ($7,000,000) $3,870,588 1.83
McKinley Takkarist McKinley DE $3,676,470 $2,500,000 $1,000,000 $176,471 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $3,676,470 1.73
Johnson John Johnson SS $3,650,000 $1,250,000 $2,400,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,250,000) $3,650,000 1.72
Billings Andrew Billings DT $3,500,000 $1,350,000 $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $150,000 ($3,350,000) $3,500,000 1.65
Harrison Ronnie Harrison SS $2,183,000 $2,183,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $2,183,000 1.03
Teller Wyatt Teller G $2,183,000 $2,183,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $2,183,000 1.03
Hodge Khadarel Hodge WR $2,133,000 $2,133,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $2,133,000 1.01
Hill Troy Hill CB $1,875,000 $1,000,000 $875,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,500,000) $1,875,000 0.88
Jackson Malik Jackson DT $1,841,544 $1,100,000 $631,250 $110,294 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,625,000) $1,841,544 0.87
Walker Jr. Anthony Walker Jr. ILB $1,836,666 $1,000,000 $581,666 $255,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,745,000) $1,836,666 0.87
Williams Greedy Williams CB $1,761,457 $1,032,152 $679,305 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($1,358,610) $1,761,457 0.83
Delpit Grant Delpit FS $1,696,605 $949,321 $747,284 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,191,173) $1,696,605 0.80
Janovich Andy Janovich FB $1,432,352 $1,300,000 0- $82,353 0- $50,000 0- 0- 0- $1,432,352 0.68
Stewart M.J. Stewart CB $1,173,152 $1,173,152 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,173,152 0.55
Hughlett Charley Hughlett LS $1,145,000 $1,145,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,145,000 0.54
Higgins Rashard Higgins WR $1,127,500 $2,240,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,377,500) $1,127,500 0.53
Takitaki Sione Takitaki ILB $1,090,219 $850,000 $240,219 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($480,438) $1,090,219 0.51
Elliott Jordan Elliott DT $1,042,825 $818,565 $224,260 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($672,780) $1,042,825 0.49
Redwine Sheldrick Redwine FS $1,030,102 $850,000 $180,102 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($360,204) $1,030,102 0.49
Phillips Jacob Phillips OLB $1,022,592 $814,518 $208,074 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($624,222) $1,022,592 0.48
Parkey Cody Parkey K $987,500 $1,075,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($200,000) $987,500 0.47
Smith Malcolm Smith OLB $987,500 $1,075,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($500,000) $987,500 0.47
Bryant Harrison Bryant TE $972,257 $780,000 $192,257 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($576,771) $972,257 0.46
Wilson Mack Wilson OLB $927,201 $850,000 $77,201 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($154,402) $927,201 0.44
Switzer Ryan Switzer WR $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.43
Forbes Drew Forbes G $892,334 $850,000 $42,334 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($84,668) $892,334 0.42
Natson Jojo Natson WR $874,265 $990,000 0- $24,265 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $874,265 0.41
Harris Nick Harris C $858,662 $780,000 $78,662 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($235,986) $858,662 0.41
Gillan Jamie Gillan P $853,334 $850,000 $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $853,334 0.40
Day Sheldon Day DT $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.40
Lee Elijah Lee OLB $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.40
Allen Brian Allen CB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.40
Carlson Stephen Carlson TE $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.40
Gossett Colby Gossett G $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.40
Gustin Porter Gustin OLB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.40
Jackson Joe Jackson DE $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.40
Jackson Robert Jackson CB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.40
Johnson D’Ernest Johnson RB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.40
Kelly John Kelly RB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.40
Malveaux Cameron Malveaux DE $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.40
McLaughlin Chase McLaughlin K $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.40
Meander Montrel Meander S $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.40
Senat Greg Senat T $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.40
Peoples-Jones Donovan Peoples-Jones WR $826,652 $46,652 $780,000 $46,652 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($139,956) $826,652 $46,652 0.39
Bradley J'Marcus Bradley WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.37
Dunn Michael Dunn T $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.37
Franks Jordan Franks TE $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.37
Hollins Alexander Hollins WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.37
Lauletta Kyle Lauletta QB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.37
McCrane Matt McCrane K $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.37
Moffatt Jovante Moffatt S $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.37
Willies Derrick Willies WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.37
Wilson Marvin Wilson DT $670,000 $10,000 $660,000 $10,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($192,000) $670,000 $10,000 0.32
Benton Elijah Benton S $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.31
Green A.J. Green CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.31
Hance Blake Hance T $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.31
Harbison III Tre Harbison III RB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.31
Iwuagwu Cordel Iwuagwu G $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.31
Markway Kyle Markway TE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.31
McKnight Romeo McKnight DE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.31
Patterson Javon Patterson C $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.31
Rugamba Emmanuel Rugamba CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.31
Stanton Johnny Stanton FB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.31
Taylor Alex Taylor T $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.31
Thomas Kiondre Thomas CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.31
Weaver Curtis Weaver DE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.31
Felton Demetric Felton WR 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Fields Tony Fields LB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Hudson James Hudson T 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
LeCount Richard LeCount S 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
McDowell Malik McDowell DT 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Newsome Greg Newsome CB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Owusu-Koramoah Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah LB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Schwartz Anthony Schwartz WR 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Square Damion Square DT 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Togiai Tommy Togiai DT 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $209,992,322 $149,643,295 $40,108,314 $14,427,715 $5,883,000 $500,000 $500,000 $1,050,000 - $209,992,322 99.10

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (8) 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 #26Greg Newsome Round 1, Pick #26 CB $2,317,952 $660,000 $1,657,952 - - - - - - $2,317,952 $2,317,952
Round 2, Pick #52Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah Round 2, Pick #52 LB $1,177,494 $660,000 $517,494 - - - - - - $1,177,494 $1,177,494
Round 3, Pick #91Anthony Schwartz Round 3, Pick #91 WR $884,185 $660,000 $224,185 - - - - - - $884,185 $884,185
Round 4, Pick #110James Hudson Round 4, Pick #110 T $858,104 $660,000 $198,104 - - - - - - $858,104 $858,104
Round 4, Pick #132Tommy Togiai Round 4, Pick #132 DT $829,286 $660,000 $169,286 - - - - - - $829,286 $169,286
Round 5, Pick #153Tony Fields Round 5, Pick #153 LB $742,439 $660,000 $82,439 - - - - - - $742,439 $82,439
Round 5, Pick #169Richard LeCount Round 5, Pick #169 S $734,146 $660,000 $74,146 - - - - - - $734,146 $74,146
Round 6, Pick #211Demetric Felton Round 6, Pick #211 WR $700,285 $660,000 $40,285 - - - - - - $700,285 $40,285
Projected Draft Pool: $8,243,891 $8,243,891 $5,603,891


2021 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 (20) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
RichardsonSheldon Richardson DT $1,666,668 - $1,666,668 - - - - - - $1,666,668 0.79
ClaybornAdrian Clayborn DE $500,000 - $500,000 - - - - - - $500,000 0.24
ThomasChad Thomas DE $262,235 - $262,235 - - - - - - $262,235 0.12
SeibertAustin Seibert K $130,228 - $130,228 - - - - - - $130,228 0.06
RatleyDamion Ratley WR $48,467 - $48,467 - - - - - - $48,467 0.02
GreenA.J. Green CB $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
AjayiSolomon Ajayi LB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
BentonElijah Benton S $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
HoustonJameson Houston CB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
TaylorAlex Taylor T $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
BradleyJ'Marcus Bradley WR $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
DavidsonKevin Davidson QB $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
MoffattJovante Moffatt S $4,667 - $4,667 - - - - - - $4,667 0.00
BrownTony Brown WR $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
HerrienBrian Herrien RB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
LeMayBenny LeMay RB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
WhatleyJeffrey Whatley DT $2,334 - $2,334 - - - - - - $2,334 0.00
DorbeckDrake Dorbeck T $2,000 $500 $1,500 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
ObinnaGeorge Obinna DE $1,334 - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
MontgomeryDJ Montgomery WR $1,000 - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Dead Money: $2,675,603 $500 $2,675,103 - - - - - - $2,675,603 1.26

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 $30,366,604
Adjustment $-956,913
Adjusted Salary Cap $211,909,691
All Contracts $149,643,295 $40,108,314 $14,427,715 $5,883,000 $500,000 $500,000 $1,050,000 $209,992,322
Top 51 Contracts $127,433,295 $40,051,662 $14,427,715 $5,883,000 $500,000 $500,000 $1,050,000 $187,782,322
Dead Money $500 $2,675,103 - - - - - $2,675,603
Total (All) $149,643,795 $42,783,417 $14,427,715 $5,883,000 $500,000 $500,000 $1,050,000 $212,667,925
Total (w/Top 51) $127,433,795 $42,726,765 $14,427,715 $5,883,000 $500,000 $500,000 $1,050,000 $190,457,925
Cap Space (w/All) $-758,234
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $21,451,766