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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.

 

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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 %
Beckham, Jr. Odell Beckham, Jr. WR $14,500,000 - $1,000,000 - $250,000 - - ($15,750,000) $15,750,000 7.43
Conklin Jack Conklin RT $10,000,000 $3,000,000 - - - - - ($22,000,000) $13,000,000 6.13
Tretter J.C. Tretter C $9,100,000 $1,625,000 $235,294 - $100,000 - - ($12,450,000) $11,060,294 5.22
Mayfield Baker Mayfield QB $920,000 $5,462,360 $4,186,770 - - - - ($29,257,130) $10,569,130 4.99
Bitonio Joel Bitonio G $9,500,000 - $470,588 - - - - ($9,500,000) $9,970,588 4.71
Ward Denzel Ward CB $920,000 $4,822,792 $3,707,094 - - - - ($9,279,886) $9,449,886 4.46
Garrett Myles Garrett DE $1,019,000 $4,200,000 - $4,133,000 - - - ($56,449,000) $9,352,000 4.41
Hooper Austin Hooper TE $4,500,000 $2,000,000 - $1,750,000 - - - ($19,500,000) $8,250,000 3.89
Keenum Case Keenum QB $6,000,000 $1,333,333 - - - - - ($8,666,667) $7,333,333 3.46
Njoku David Njoku TE $6,013,000 - - - - - - ($6,013,000) $6,013,000 2.84
Hubbard Chris Hubbard RT $3,500,000 $800,000 $161,755 - - $500,000 - ($5,766,667) $4,961,755 2.34
Hunt Kareem Hunt RB $1,300,000 - $3,570,588 - - - - ($2,800,000) $4,870,588 2.30
Chubb Nick Chubb RB $920,000 $3,862,381 - - - - - ($2,995,440) $4,782,381 2.26
Wills Jedrick Wills LT $1,505,587 $2,972,348 - - - - - ($8,917,044) $4,477,935 2.11
Clowney Jadeveon Clowney DE $2,500,000 $900,000 $470,588 - - - - ($7,000,000) $3,870,588 1.83
McKinley Takkarist McKinley DE $2,500,000 $1,000,000 $176,471 - - - - ($3,500,000) $3,676,471 1.73
Johnson John Johnson SS $1,250,000 $2,400,000 - - - - - ($13,250,000) $3,650,000 1.72
Billings Andrew Billings DT $1,350,000 $2,000,000 - - - - $150,000 ($3,350,000) $3,500,000 1.65
Newsome Greg Newsome CB $660,000 $1,657,952 - - - - - ($12,748,736) $2,317,952 1.09
Harrison Ronnie Harrison SS $2,183,000 - - - - - - - $2,183,000 1.03
Teller Wyatt Teller G $2,183,000 - - - - - - - $2,183,000 1.03
Hill Troy Hill CB $1,000,000 $875,000 - - - - - ($4,500,000) $1,875,000 0.88
Jackson Malik Jackson DT $1,100,000 $631,250 $110,294 - - - - ($3,625,000) $1,841,544 0.87
Williams Greedy Williams CB $1,032,152 $679,305 - - $50,000 - - ($1,408,610) $1,761,457 0.83
Delpit Grant Delpit FS $949,321 $747,284 - - - - - ($3,191,173) $1,696,605 0.80
Janovich Andy Janovich FB $1,300,000 - $87,500 - $50,000 - - ($1,350,000) $1,437,500 0.68
Owusu-Koramoah Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah OLB $660,000 $517,494 - - - - - ($3,024,349) $1,177,494 0.56
Stewart M.J. Stewart CB $1,173,152 - - - - - - - $1,173,152 0.55
Hughlett Charley Hughlett LS $1,145,000 - - - - - - ($1,145,000) $1,145,000 0.54
Higgins Rashard Higgins WR $2,240,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($2,377,500) $1,127,500 0.53
Takitaki Sione Takitaki OLB $850,000 $240,219 - - - - - ($480,438) $1,090,219 0.51
Elliott Jordan Elliott DT $818,565 $224,260 - - - - - ($672,780) $1,042,825 0.49
Smith Malcolm Smith OLB $1,075,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,212,500) $987,500 0.47
Bryant Harrison Bryant TE $780,000 $192,257 - - - - - ($576,771) $972,257 0.46
Wilson Mack Wilson OLB $850,000 $77,201 - - - - - ($154,402) $927,201 0.44
Schwartz Anthony Schwartz WR $660,000 $224,186 - - - - - ($896,744) $884,186 0.42
Harris Nick Harris C $780,000 $78,662 - - - - - ($235,986) $858,662 0.41
Hudson James Hudson LT $660,000 $198,104 - - - - - ($792,416) $858,104 0.40
Gillan Jamie Gillan P $850,000 $3,334 - - - - - ($3,334) $853,334 0.40
Jackson Joe Jackson DE $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.40
Johnson D’Ernest Johnson RB $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.40
McLaughlin Chase McLaughlin K $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.40
Togiai Tommy Togiai DT $660,000 $169,286 - - - - - ($677,144) $829,286 0.39
Peoples-Jones Donovan Peoples-Jones WR $780,000 $46,652 - - - - - ($139,956) $826,652 0.39
Lee Elijah Lee OLB $935,000 - - - - - - - $802,774 0.38
Dunn Michael Dunn G $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.37
Odenigbo Ifeadi Odenigbo DE $755,552 - - - - - - - $755,552 0.36
Fields Tony Fields OLB $660,000 $82,440 - - - - - ($329,760) $742,440 0.35
LeCount Richard LeCount S $660,000 $74,147 - - - - - ($296,588) $734,147 0.35
Felton Demetric Felton WR $660,000 $40,285 - - - - - ($161,140) $700,285 0.33
Green A.J. Green CB $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.31
Hance Blake Hance G $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.31
McDowell Malik McDowell DT $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.31
Active Roster: $173,632,577 $110,667,329 $43,412,532 $14,176,942 $5,883,000 $450,000 $500,000 $150,000 - $173,632,577 81.94


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 (9) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Landry Jarvis Landry
(Knee)
WR $12,500,000 $1,500,000 $661,765 - $50,000 - - ($15,550,000) $14,711,765 6.94
Walker Jr. Anthony Walker Jr.
(Hamstring)
ILB $1,000,000 $581,666 $240,000 - - - - ($2,745,000) $1,821,666 0.86
Phillips Jacob Phillips
(Biceps)
OLB $814,518 $208,074 - - - - - ($624,222) $1,022,592 0.48
Carlson Stephen Carlson
(Knee-acl)
TE $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.40
Forbes Drew Forbes
(Knee)
G $465,000 $42,334 - - - - - ($84,668) $507,334 0.24
Switzer Ryan Switzer
(Foot)
WR $490,000 - - - - - - - $490,000 0.23
Meander Montrel Meander
(Achilles)
S $465,000 - - - - - - - $465,000 0.22
Davis Connor Davis
(Shoulder)
TE $415,000 - - - - - - - $415,000 0.20
Harbison III Tre Harbison III
(Concussion)
RB $415,000 - - - - - - - $415,000 0.20
Injured Reserve: $20,698,357 $17,414,518 $2,332,074 $901,765 - $50,000 - - - $20,698,357 9.77


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 %
Day Sheldon Day DT $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.12
Mullens Nick Mullens QB $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.12
Natson Jojo Natson WR $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.12
Bradley J'Marcus Bradley WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Franks Jordan Franks TE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Gustin Porter Gustin OLB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Harris Tim Harris CB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Kelly John Kelly RB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Moffatt Jovante Moffatt S $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Moore David Moore G $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Stanton Johnny Stanton FB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Weaver Curtis Weaver DE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Naggar Chris Naggar K $156,400 - - - - - - - $156,400 0.07
Forristall Miller Forristall TE $147,200 - - - - - - - $147,200 0.07
Hoge Tristen Hoge T $147,200 - - - - - - - $147,200 0.07
Practice Squad: $2,697,200 $2,697,200 - - - - - - - $2,697,200 1.27


2021 Dead Cap

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

Player (30) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Richardson Sheldon Richardson DT - $1,666,668 - - - - - - $1,666,668 0.79
Clayborn Adrian Clayborn DE - $500,000 - - - - - - $500,000 0.24
Thomas Chad Thomas DE - $262,235 - - - - - - $262,235 0.12
Parkey Cody Parkey K $62,500 $137,500 - - - - - - $200,000 0.09
Redwine Sheldrick Redwine S - $180,102 - - - - - - $180,102 0.08
Wilson Marvin Wilson DT $162,000 $10,000 - - - - - - $172,000 0.08
Seibert Austin Seibert K - $130,228 - - - - - - $130,228 0.06
Ratley Damion Ratley WR - $48,467 - - - - - - $48,467 0.02
Lee Elijah Lee OLB $55,000 - - - - - - - $47,222 0.02
Naggar Chris Naggar K $36,667 - - - - - - - $36,667 0.02
Odenigbo Ifeadi Odenigbo DE $28,000 - - - - - - - $28,000 0.01
Steckler Jordan Steckler G $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
McKnight Romeo McKnight DE $10,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $11,666 0.01
Green A.J. Green CB - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
Ajayi Solomon Ajayi LB - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Benton Elijah Benton S - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Houston Jameson Houston CB - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Taylor Alex Taylor T - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Bradley J'Marcus Bradley WR - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Davidson Kevin Davidson QB - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Moffatt Jovante Moffatt S - $4,667 - - - - - - $4,667 0.00
Brown Tony Brown WR - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Herrien Brian Herrien RB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
LeMay Benny LeMay RB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Whatley Jeffrey Whatley DT - $2,334 - - - - - - $2,334 0.00
Dorbeck Drake Dorbeck T $500 $1,500 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Obinna George Obinna DE - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
Montgomery DJ Montgomery WR - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Thomas Kiondre Thomas CB - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Rugamba Emmanuel Rugamba CB - $500 - - - - - - $500 0.00
Dead: $3,371,160 $373,067 $3,005,871 - - - - - - $3,371,160 1.59


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 $110,667,329 $43,412,532 $14,176,942 $5,883,000 $450,000 $500,000 $150,000 $173,632,577
Injured Reserve Money $17,414,518 $2,332,074 $901,765 - $50,000 - - $20,698,357
Dead Money $373,067 $3,005,871 - - - - - $3,371,160
Practice Squad $2,697,200 - - - - - - $2,697,200
Total $131,152,114 $48,750,477 $15,078,707 $5,883,000 $500,000 $500,000 $150,000 $200,399,294
Cap Space $11,510,397