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Cleveland Browns 2015 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Cleveland Browns 2015 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 (56) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Thomas Joe Thomas LT $8,800,000 $1,200,000 - - $200,000 - - ($1,400,000) $10,200,000 6.31
Kruger Paul Kruger OLB $7,000,000 $1,200,000 - - - - - ($3,600,000) $8,200,000 5.07
Mack Alex Mack C $8,000,000 - - - - - - ($8,000,000) $8,000,000 4.95
Bryant Desmond Bryant DE $6,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - ($3,000,000) $7,000,000 4.33
Whitner Donte Whitner SS $4,500,000 $2,250,000 - - - - - ($8,750,000) $6,750,000 4.17
Williams Tramon Williams CB $3,700,000 $500,000 $2,300,000 - - - - ($10,300,000) $6,500,000 4.02
Dansby Karlos Dansby ILB $4,000,000 $1,500,000 - - - - - ($6,500,000) $5,500,000 3.40
Bowe Dwayne Bowe WR $2,650,000 $1,750,000 - - $100,000 - - ($9,000,000) $4,500,000 2.78
Mingo Barkevious Mingo OLB $585,000 $2,567,182 $1,306,091 - - - - ($5,134,364) $4,458,273 2.76
Starks Randy Starks DE $1,750,000 $625,000 $468,750 - - - $125,000 ($3,000,000) $2,968,750 1.84
Gilbert Justin Gilbert CB $1,003,341 $1,913,364 - - - - - ($10,500,138) $2,916,705 1.80
Gipson Tashaun Gipson FS $2,356,000 - - - - - - - $2,356,000 1.46
Robertson Craig Robertson ILB $2,356,000 - - - - - - - $2,356,000 1.46
Shelton Danny Shelton DT $435,000 $1,692,939 - - - - - ($11,703,667) $2,127,939 1.32
Lee Andy Lee P $2,050,000 - - - - - - - $2,050,000 1.27
Barnidge Gary Barnidge TE $1,200,000 $812,500 - - - - - ($4,450,000) $2,012,500 1.24
Dray Jim Dray TE $1,600,000 $300,000 - - - - - ($600,000) $1,900,000 1.17
Manziel Johnny Manziel QB $794,936 $1,079,745 - - - - - ($6,498,485) $1,874,681 1.16
Erving Cameron Erving G $435,000 $1,279,375 - - - - - ($9,429,065) $1,714,375 1.06
Schwartz Mitchell Schwartz RT $1,095,114 $550,153 - - - - - ($550,153) $1,645,267 1.02
Bademosi Johnson Bademosi CB $1,542,000 - - - - - - - $1,542,000 0.95
Hughes John Hughes DE $860,000 $636,035 - - - - - ($3,696,035) $1,496,035 0.92
Davis Austin Davis QB $800,000 $166,666 - - - - - ($600,000) $966,666 0.60
Moore Marlon Moore WR $780,000 $66,666 - - $20,000 - - ($220,000) $866,666 0.54
Orchard Nate Orchard OLB $435,000 $377,055 - - - - - ($2,146,234) $812,055 0.50
Benjamin Travis Benjamin WR $660,000 $119,250 - - - - - ($119,250) $779,250 0.48
Kirksey Christian Kirksey ILB $542,000 $165,625 - - - - - ($496,875) $707,625 0.44
Carder Tank Carder ILB $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.41
Pasztor Austin Pasztor T $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.41
Solomon Scott Solomon OLB $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.41
Johnson Duke Johnson RB $435,000 $177,523 - - - - - ($710,092) $612,523 0.38
Desir Pierre Desir CB $510,000 $101,903 - - - - - ($305,709) $611,903 0.38
Bryant Armonty Bryant DE $585,000 - $16,375 - - - - - $601,375 0.37
Bowie Michael Bowie RT $585,000 - - - - - - - $585,000 0.36
Poyer Jordan Poyer FS $585,000 - - - - - - - $585,000 0.36
Cooper Xavier Cooper DE $435,000 $148,071 - - - - - ($592,284) $583,071 0.36
Campbell Ibraheim Campbell SS $435,000 $128,002 - - - - - ($512,010) $563,002 0.35
Crowell Isaiah Crowell RB $510,000 $3,333 - - - - - ($6,667) $513,333 0.32
Gabriel Taylor Gabriel WR $510,000 - - - - - - - $510,000 0.32
Williams K'Waun Williams CB $510,000 - - - - - - - $510,000 0.32
Winston Glenn Winston RB $447,529 - - - - - - - $447,529 0.28
Bibbs E.J. Bibbs TE $435,000 - - - - - - - $435,000 0.27
Coons Travis Coons K $435,000 - - - - - - - $435,000 0.27
Hughlett Charley Hughlett LS $435,000 - - - - - - - $435,000 0.27
Meder Jamie Meder DE $435,000 - - - - - - - $435,000 0.27
Jones Don Jones FS $412,941 - - - - - - - $412,941 0.26
Gaines Charles Gaines CB $379,941 $30,534 - - - - - ($122,137) $410,475 0.25
Shaw Connor Shaw QB $318,000 - - - - - - - $318,000 0.20
Pryor Terrelle Pryor WR $194,117 - - - - - - - $194,117 0.12
Miller Darrian Miller T $102,352 - - - - - - - $102,352 0.06
Hall Rannell Hall WR $76,764 - - - - - - - $76,764 0.05
Johnson Kaleb Johnson T $76,764 - - - - - - - $76,764 0.05
Mostert Raheem Mostert RB $76,764 - - - - - - - $76,764 0.05
Jennings Darius Jennings WR $51,176 - - - - - - - $51,176 0.03
Devlin Pat Devlin QB $34,411 - - - - - - - $34,411 0.02
Johnson Cam Johnson OLB $30,000 - - - - - - - $30,000 0.02


2015 Reserve/Suspended Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently in suspended. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (1) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Gordon Josh Gordon WR - $564,115 - - - - - ($564,115) $564,115 0.35


2015 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 (7) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Haden Joe Haden
()
CB $8,300,000 $3,200,000 - - $100,000 - $100,000 ($21,200,000) $11,700,000 7.23
Hawkins Andrew Hawkins
()
WR $4,000,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - ($1,000,000) $5,000,000 3.09
McCown Josh McCown
()
QB $2,250,000 $666,666 $1,000,000 - - - - ($6,250,000) $3,916,666 2.42
Greco John Greco
()
G $2,825,000 - - - - - - - $2,825,000 1.75
Hartline Brian Hartline
()
WR $1,500,000 $750,000 - - - - - ($3,000,000) $2,250,000 1.39
Bitonio Joel Bitonio
()
G $668,259 $573,036 - - - - - ($2,707,367) $1,241,295 0.77
Johnson Malcolm Johnson
()
FB $407,470 $29,862 - - - - - ($119,451) $437,332 0.27


2015 Reserve/PUP Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a physically unable to perform, or non-football injury list. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (2) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Telfer Randall Telfer TE $393,706 $29,384 - - - - - ($117,537) $423,090 0.26
Ekpre-Olomu Ifo Ekpre-Olomu CB $393,706 $14,325 - - - - - ($57,301) $408,031 0.25


2015 Dead Cap

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

Player (47) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Housler Robert Housler TE $1,000,000 $750,000 - - $10,000 - - - $1,760,000 1.09
Taylor Phil Taylor DT $966,529 - - - - - - - $966,529 0.60
Tate Ben Tate RB - $750,000 - - - - - - $750,000 0.46
McQuistan Paul McQuistan LT - $375,000 - - - - - - $375,000 0.23
Burleson Nate Burleson WR $350,000 - - - - - - - $350,000 0.22
Turbin Robert Turbin RB $349,411 - - - - - - - $349,411 0.22
McFadden Leon McFadden CB - $335,626 - - - - - - $335,626 0.21
Draughn Shaun Draughn RB $232,941 - - - - - - - $232,941 0.14
Dimanche Jayson Dimanche ILB $177,246 - - - - - - - $177,246 0.11
Miller Darrian Miller T $151,164 $1,666 - - - - - - $152,830 0.09
West Terrance West RB - $131,850 - - - - - - $131,850 0.08
Jennings Darius Jennings WR $130,376 - - - - - - - $130,376 0.08
Saunders De'Ante Saunders FS $124,588 - - - - - - - $124,588 0.08
Mayle Vince Mayle WR - $120,788 - - - - - - $120,788 0.07
Ladson Erle Ladson LT $99,000 - - - - - - - $99,000 0.06
Johnson Cam Johnson OLB $92,400 - - - - - - - $92,400 0.06
James Kendall James CB $85,800 - - - - - - - $85,800 0.05
Zimmerman Ty Zimmerman SS $85,800 - - - - - - - $85,800 0.05
Wynn Dylan Wynn DT $85,800 - - - - - - - $85,800 0.05
Gerhart Garth Gerhart C $79,200 - - - - - - - $79,200 0.05
Pullard Hayes Pullard ILB $46,200 $19,810 - - - - - - $66,010 0.04
Casey Chance Casey CB $66,000 - - - - - - - $66,000 0.04
Patrick Ronald Patrick C $59,400 - - - - - - - $59,400 0.04
Richardson Daryl Richardson RB $41,011 - - - - - - - $41,011 0.03
Pryor Terrelle Pryor WR $38,823 - - - - - - - $38,823 0.02
Ikard Gabe Ikard C $34,411 - - - - - - - $34,411 0.02
France Dan France G $33,000 - - - - - - - $33,000 0.02
Drew Ray Drew DE $26,400 - - - - - - - $26,400 0.02
Scott Tim Scott SS $26,400 - - - - - - - $26,400 0.02
Gilkey Garrett Gilkey G - $25,696 - - - - - - $25,696 0.02
Solomon Scott Solomon OLB $25,200 - - - - - - - $25,200 0.02
Leonhardt Brian Leonhardt TE $19,800 - - - - - - - $19,800 0.01
McDonald Andrew McDonald RT $19,800 - - - - - - - $19,800 0.01
Winn Billy Winn DE - $19,670 - - - - - - $19,670 0.01
Blanchard Matt Blanchard QB $13,200 - - - - - - - $13,200 0.01
Bofeli Conor Bofeli G $13,200 - - - - - - - $13,200 0.01
Krause Jonathan Krause WR - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Baker Sean Baker FS $6,600 - - - - - - - $6,600 0.00
Quarles Kelcy Quarles DT $6,600 - - - - - - - $6,600 0.00
Jones Chandler Jones WR - $4,000 - - - - - - $4,000 0.00
Barnett Calvin Barnett DT - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Faulk Chris Faulk LT - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Shaw Connor Shaw QB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Snead Willie Snead WR - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Wallace Martin Wallace LT - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Aubrey Josh Aubrey SS - $1,668 - - - - - - $1,668 0.00
Cook Darwin Cook CB - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00


2015 Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
2015 NFL Salary Cap $143,280,000
2014 Rollover Cap $18,908,285
Adjustment $-420,885
Adjusted Salary Cap $161,767,400
All Contracts $103,827,287
Injured Reserve Money $27,370,293
Reserve/PUP Money $831,121
Reserve/Suspended Money $564,115
Dead Cap $7,054,744
Practice Squad Money $0
Total Cap $139,647,560
Browns Cap Space ($22,119,840)
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2015 NFL Salary Cap $143,280,000
2014 Rollover Cap $18,908,285
Adjustment $-420,885
Adjusted Salary Cap $161,767,400
All Contracts $76,950,150 $22,340,921 $4,091,216 - $320,000 - $125,000 $103,827,287
Reserve/Suspended Money - $564,115 - - - - - $564,115
Injured Reserve Money $19,950,729 $5,219,564 $2,000,000 - $100,000 - $100,000 $27,370,293
Reserve/PUP Money $787,412 $43,709 - - - - - $831,121
Dead Money $4,486,300 $2,558,444 - - $10,000 - - $7,054,744
Total $102,174,591 $30,726,753 $6,091,216 - $430,000 - $225,000 $139,647,560
Cap Space $22,119,840