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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 (90) 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- ($14,041,000) $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- ($3,500,000) $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
Newsome Greg Newsome CB $2,317,952 $660,000 $1,657,952 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($12,748,736) $2,317,952 1.09
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
Schwartz Anthony Schwartz WR $884,186 $660,000 $224,186 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($896,744) $884,186 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
Hudson James Hudson T $858,104 $660,000 $198,104 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($792,416) $858,104 0.40
Gillan Jamie Gillan P $853,334 $850,000 $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $853,334 0.40
Square Damion Square DT $850,000 $1,075,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 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
Togiai Tommy Togiai DT $829,286 $169,286 $660,000 $169,286 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($677,144) $829,286 $169,286 0.39
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
Moffatt Jovante Moffatt S $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.37
Fields Tony Fields LB $742,440 $82,440 $660,000 $82,440 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($329,760) $742,440 $82,440 0.35
LeCount Richard LeCount S $734,147 $74,147 $660,000 $74,147 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($296,588) $734,147 $74,147 0.35
Felton Demetric Felton WR $700,285 $40,285 $660,000 $40,285 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($161,140) $700,285 $40,285 0.33
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
McKnight Romeo McKnight DE $661,666 $1,666 $660,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($15,000) $661,666 $1,666 0.31
Rugamba Emmanuel Rugamba CB $660,500 $500 $660,000 $500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,500) $660,500 $500 0.31
Thomas Kiondre Thomas CB $660,500 $500 $660,000 $500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,500) $660,500 $500 0.31
Benton Elijah Benton S $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.31
Davis Connor Davis TE $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
Ivie Joey Ivie DT $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
McDowell Malik McDowell DT $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
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
Weaver Curtis Weaver DE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.31
Davis Davion Davis WR 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $217,671,388 $155,098,295 $42,557,380 $14,427,715 $5,883,000 $500,000 $500,000 $1,050,000 - $217,671,388 102.72


2021 Non-Football Injury Cap

Players who have suffered a non-football related injury. They do not count against the active roster, but their cap hit does.

Player (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Owusu-Koramoah Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah LB $1,177,494 $660,000 $517,494 - - - - - - $1,177,494 0.56

 

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 $155,098,295 $42,557,380 $14,427,715 $5,883,000 $500,000 $500,000 $1,050,000 $217,671,388
Top 51 Contracts $127,088,295 $42,131,904 $14,427,715 $5,883,000 $500,000 $500,000 $1,050,000 $189,661,388
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $660,000 $517,494 - - - - - $1,177,494
Dead Money $500 $2,675,103 - - - - - $2,675,603
Total (All) $155,758,795 $45,749,977 $14,427,715 $5,883,000 $500,000 $500,000 $1,050,000 $221,524,485
Total (w/Top 51) $127,748,795 $45,324,501 $14,427,715 $5,883,000 $500,000 $500,000 $1,050,000 $193,514,485
Cap Space (w/All) $-9,614,794
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $18,395,206