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Cleveland Browns Multi-Year Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Cleveland Browns, including multi-year cap totals, player cap hits, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

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Salary Cap Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

    2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Total Cap Allocations   $182,060,555 $170,611,000 $126,750,242 $67,595,003 $15,000,000
Signed Players   63 42 27 14 1
Quarterbacks   $11,826,075 $9,661,040 $10,399,130
Running Backs   $3,539,447 $2,598,571 $3,024,167
Fullbacks  
Wide Receivers   $35,415,966 $30,915,966 $32,024,468 $31,600,000 $15,000,000
Tight Ends   $6,562,311 $6,530,714
Offensive Line   $34,849,007 $33,097,334 $31,017,334 $28,982,334
Defensive Line   $36,902,566 $41,784,919 $14,965,580
Linebackers   $14,613,529 $15,710,170 $12,209,670 $1,932,420
Secondary   $36,352,207 $28,073,839 $20,546,445 $3,000,135
Special Teams   $1,863,447 $2,238,447 $2,563,448 $2,080,114
Injured Reserve   $18,953,782
Suspended   $8,294,251
Dead   $31,094,022 $5,075,237


Roster Cap Figures

Current & future salary cap figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Browns Salary Cap Table

Quarterbacks Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Baker Mayfield QB $7,427,950 $8,913,540 $10,399,130 0- 0UFA
Drew Stanton QB $3,765,625 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Garrett Gilbert QB $632,500 $747,500 0RFA 0- 0-
 
Running Backs Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Nick Chubb RB $1,677,976 $2,013,571 $2,349,167 0UFA 0-
Kareem Hunt RB $796,471 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Dontrell Hilliard RB $570,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
D’Ernest Johnson RB $495,000 $585,000 $675,000 0RFA 0-
 
Wide Receivers Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Odell Beckham, Jr. WR $17,000,000 $14,250,000 $15,750,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000
Jarvis Landry WR $14,050,000 $14,550,000 $14,800,000 $16,600,000 0UFA
Rashard Higgins WR $2,025,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Taywan Taylor WR $773,500 $896,500 0UFA 0- 0-
Damion Ratley WR $618,466 $708,466 $798,468 0UFA 0-
Khadarel Hodge WR $570,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
DJ Montgomery WR $379,000 $511,000 $676,000 0RFA 0-
 
Tight Ends Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
David Njoku TE $2,597,753 $3,030,714 0- 0UFA 0-
Demetrius Harris TE $2,487,500 $3,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Ricky Seals-Jones TE $645,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Pharaoh Brown TE $570,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Stephen Carlson TE $262,058 $1,667 0- 0- 0-
 
Offensive Line Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
J.C. Tretter C $8,875,000 $9,975,000 $11,075,000 $9,875,000 0UFA
Chris Hubbard RT $7,300,000 $7,300,000 $7,800,000 $8,300,000 0UFA
Joel Bitonio G $7,000,000 $9,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 0UFA
Greg Robinson LT $6,400,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Kendall Lamm RT $1,687,500 $2,800,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Eric Kush G $1,525,000 $2,225,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Justin McCray G $645,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Wyatt Teller G $570,000 $660,000 $750,000 0UFA 0-
Drew Forbes G $468,507 $627,334 $717,334 $807,334 0UFA
Lo Falemaka C $378,000 $510,000 $675,000 0RFA 0-
 
Defensive Line Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Olivier Vernon DE $15,500,000 $15,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Sheldon Richardson DT $9,666,666 $13,666,666 $13,666,668 0UFA 0-
Myles Garrett DE $8,294,251 $9,676,627 0- 0UFA 0-
Larry Ogunjobi DT $1,065,591 $1,243,391 0UFA 0- 0-
Chad Thomas DE $927,235 $1,113,235 $1,298,912 0UFA 0-
Daniel Ekuale DT $495,000 $585,000 0ERFA 0- 0-
Eli Ankou DT $379,410 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Bryan Cox Jr. DE $265,588 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Brandin Bryant DE $174,708 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Justin Zimmer DT $134,117 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Linebackers Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Christian Kirksey ILB $8,200,000 $9,950,000 $10,450,000 0UFA 0-
Joe Schobert OLB $2,183,489 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Adarius Taylor ILB $2,040,625 $2,950,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Sione Takitaki LB $735,219 $902,969 $1,007,469 $1,090,219 0UFA
Mack Wilson LB $572,201 $662,201 $752,201 $842,201 0UFA
Willie Harvey Jr. LB $405,529 $585,000 0ERFA 0- 0-
Tae Davis LB $301,761 $660,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Porter Gustin OLB $174,705 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Secondary Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Damarious Randall FS $9,069,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Travis Carrie CB $8,900,000 $8,150,000 $8,650,000 0UFA 0-
Denzel Ward CB $6,628,490 $7,954,188 $9,279,886 0- 0UFA
Terrance Mitchell CB $3,466,666 $3,666,668 0UFA 0- 0-
Morgan Burnett SS $2,596,875 $4,825,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Eric Murray FS $2,025,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Greedy Williams CB $1,174,305 $1,467,881 $1,761,457 $2,055,033 0UFA
Sheldrick Redwine S $675,102 $765,102 $855,102 $945,102 0UFA
Juston Burris CB $635,294 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Tavierre Thomas CB $570,000 $660,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Robert Jackson CB $436,770 $585,000 0ERFA 0- 0-
J.T. Hassell S $174,705 $4,667 0- 0- 0-
 
Special Teams Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Charley Hughlett LS $805,000 $1,000,000 $1,145,000 $1,250,000 0UFA
Austin Seibert K $560,114 $650,114 $740,114 $830,114 0UFA
Jamie Gillan P $498,333 $588,333 $678,334 0RFA 0-
   

Dead Payroll Figures

Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Jabrill Peppers S $2,830,724 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jamie Collins OLB $2,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Carlos Hyde RB $2,333,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Corey Coleman WR $1,669,091 0- 0- 0- 0-
Darren Fells TE $1,400,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Austin Corbett C $1,186,027 $1,792,000 0- 0- 0-
Duke Johnson RB $850,000 $1,500,000 0- 0- 0-
Emmanuel Ogbah DE $751,753 0- 0- 0- 0-
Greg Robinson LT $600,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Carl Davis DT $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Ray-Ray Armstrong ILB $450,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Devaroe Lawrence DT $402,348 0- 0- 0- 0-
Malik Jefferson OLB $373,530 0- 0- 0- 0-
Antonio Callaway WR $370,084 $337,816 0- 0- 0-
Jermaine Whitehead FS $341,470 0- 0- 0- 0-
Genard Avery ILB $340,475 $144,472 0- 0- 0-
Howard Wilson CB $303,502 0- 0- 0- 0-
Joe Kerridge FB $240,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Carl Nassib DE $222,438 0- 0- 0- 0-
Bryan Witzmann G $200,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Shon Coleman T $196,884 0- 0- 0- 0-
Ricardo Louis WR $141,964 0- 0- 0- 0-
J.T. Hassell S $137,500 $4,667 0- 0- 0-
Roderick Johnson T $133,478 0- 0- 0- 0-
Phillip Gaines CB $133,235 0- 0- 0- 0-
Derrick Kindred S $124,839 0- 0- 0- 0-
Simeon Thomas CB $119,417 0- 0- 0- 0-
Elijah McGuire RB $113,823 0- 0- 0- 0-
Seth Devalve TE $95,849 0- 0- 0- 0-
Caleb Brantley DT $89,986 0- 0- 0- 0-
Brandin Bryant DE $88,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Stephen Carlson TE $80,000 $1,667 0- 0- 0-
Spencer Drango G $51,914 0- 0- 0- 0-
Zane Gonzalez K $44,578 0- 0- 0- 0-
Matt Dayes RB $32,134 0- 0- 0- 0-
Donnie Lewis CB $25,481 $76,443 0- 0- 0-
Kyle Kalis T $24,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Willie Harvey Jr. LB $20,000 $585,000 0- 0- 0-
Porter Gustin OLB $16,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
A.J. Howard S $16,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Robert Jackson CB $16,000 $585,000 0- 0- 0-
Willie Wright C $15,000 $1,000 0- 0- 0-
Donnie Lewis CB $8,000 $76,443 0- 0- 0-
Elijah McGuire RB $8,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
David Blough QB $6,666 $13,337 0- 0- 0-
Desmond Harrison LT $6,666 $6,668 0- 0- 0-
Jarrell Owens DE $5,000 $10,000 0- 0- 0-
Wyatt Ray DE $5,000 $10,000 0- 0- 0-
Dedrick Young II LB $2,500 $5,000 0- 0- 0-
Brian Fineanganofo T $1,000 $2,000 0- 0- 0-
Stephen Carlson TE $833 $1,667 0- 0- 0-
Derrick Willies WR $833 $834 0- 0- 0-
Brogan Roback QB $667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Dorian Baker WR $500 $1,000 0- 0- 0-
Anthony Stubbs LB $500 $1,000 0- 0- 0-
Jermaine Ponder CB $333 $667 0- 0- 0-
Kevin Zeitler G $7,200,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Chris Smith DE $4,266,666 $1,166,666 0- 0- 0-