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Dallas Cowboys 2021 Salary Cap

Cowboys 2021 Salary Cap

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

Cowboys – The Athletic

Club Option
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Active Players (62) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Lawrence DeMarcus Lawrence DE $25,000,000 $17,000,000 $5,000,000 0- 0- 0- $3,000,000 0- ($44,000,000) $25,000,000 12.41
Cooper Amari Cooper WR $22,000,000 $20,000,000 $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($28,000,000) $22,000,000 10.92
Martin Zack Martin G $17,018,000 $11,000,000 $4,000,000 0- 0- 0- $2,018,000 0- ($16,072,000) $17,018,000 8.45
Smith Tyron Smith LT $14,025,000 $10,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $3,525,000 0- ($8,865,000) $14,025,000 6.96
Elliott Ezekiel Elliott RB $13,700,000 $9,600,000 $1,500,000 0- $2,600,000 0- 0- 0- ($24,500,000) $13,700,000 6.80
Collins La'el Collins RT $12,050,000 $8,550,000 $1,800,000 0- $700,000 0- $1,000,000 0- ($12,200,000) $12,050,000 5.98
Smith Jaylon Smith ILB $9,800,000 $7,200,000 $1,000,000 0- $1,600,000 0- 0- 0- ($9,400,000) $9,800,000 4.87
Brown Anthony Brown CB $5,750,000 $4,250,000 $1,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $5,750,000 2.85
Jarwin Blake Jarwin TE $5,250,000 $3,500,000 $1,000,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $5,250,000 2.61
Vander Esch Leighton Vander Esch OLB $3,769,748 $2,095,606 $1,674,142 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,674,142) $3,769,748 1.87
Lamb CeeDee Lamb WR $3,184,094 $1,246,819 $1,937,275 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($11,462,737) $3,184,094 1.58
Zuerlein Greg Zuerlein K $2,833,333 $2,250,000 $333,333 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($666,667) $2,833,333 1.41
Jones Chris Jones P $2,500,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($500,000) $2,500,000 1.24
Olawale Jamize Olawale FB $1,750,000 $900,000 $600,000 $100,000 0- 0- 0- $150,000 ($1,200,000) $1,750,000 0.87
Williams Connor Williams G $1,746,497 $1,228,499 $517,998 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($517,998) $1,746,497 0.87
Diggs Trevon Diggs CB $1,436,570 $897,314 $539,256 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,515,082) $1,436,570 0.71
Hill Trysten Hill DT $1,328,175 $937,725 $390,450 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($780,900) $1,328,175 0.66
Thompson Darian Thompson FS $1,300,000 $1,100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($100,000) $1,300,000 0.65
Canady Maurice Canady CB $1,250,000 $800,000 $200,000 $100,000 0- 0- 0- $150,000 ($200,000) $1,250,000 0.62
Gallup Michael Gallup WR $1,142,495 $920,000 $222,495 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($222,495) $1,142,495 0.57
Armstrong Dorance Armstrong DE $1,087,499 $920,000 $167,499 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($167,499) $1,087,499 0.54
Gallimore Neville Gallimore DT $1,063,739 $822,748 $240,991 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($722,973) $1,063,739 0.53
Schultz Dalton Schultz TE $1,033,092 $920,000 $113,092 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($113,092) $1,033,092 0.51
Pollard Tony Pollard RB $1,016,945 $850,000 $166,945 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($333,890) $1,016,945 0.50
McGovern Connor McGovern G $1,000,527 $780,000 $220,527 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($441,054) $1,000,527 0.50
Gregory Randy Gregory OLB $1,000,000 $920,000 $100,000 0- 0- $180,000 0- 0- ($100,000) $1,000,000 0.50
Robinson Rashard Robinson CB $990,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $990,000 0.49
Robinson Reggie Robinson CB $962,318 $780,000 $182,318 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($546,954) $962,318 0.48
Burton Deante Burton CB $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.46
Gilbert Garrett Gilbert QB $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.46
Hamilton Justin Hamilton DT $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.46
Rush Cooper Rush QB $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.46
Biadasz Tyler Biadasz C $903,600 $780,000 $123,600 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($370,800) $903,600 0.45
Wilson Donovan Wilson S $881,839 $850,000 $31,839 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($63,678) $881,839 0.44
Gifford Luke Gifford ILB $851,668 $850,000 $1,668 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,668) $851,668 0.42
Knight Brandon Knight RT $851,668 $850,000 $1,668 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,668) $851,668 0.42
Hikutini Cole Hikutini TE $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
Johnson Jon’Vea Johnson WR $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
Parker Steven Parker S $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
Redmond Adam Redmond C $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
Smith Eric Smith G $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
Anae Bradlee Anae DE $839,443 $780,000 $59,443 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($178,329) $839,443 0.42
DiNucci Ben DiNucci QB $803,787 $780,000 $23,787 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($71,361) $803,787 0.40
McKeon Sean McKeon TE $784,000 $780,000 $4,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($8,000) $784,000 0.39
Dowdle Rico Dowdle RB $783,333 $780,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,667) $783,333 0.39
Guidry Stephen Guidry WR $783,333 $780,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,667) $783,333 0.39
Steele Terence Steele LT $783,333 $780,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,667) $783,333 0.39
Kamara Azur Kamara OLB $781,666 $780,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $781,666 0.39
Bernard Francis Bernard LB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Henry Marcus Henry C $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Hyatt Mitch Hyatt T $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Lacy Chris Lacy WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Niswander Hunter Niswander P $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Olonilua Sewo Olonilua RB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Guidry Stephen Guidry WR $663,333 $3,333 $660,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($110,000) $663,333 $3,333 0.33
Alarcon Isaac Alarcon OL $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Hall Kemon Hall CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Hamilton Ladarius Hamilton DE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Palmore Walter Palmore DT $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Parker Aaron Parker WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Smith Saivion Smith CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Sweet William Sweet T $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Active Roster: $181,929,035 $139,638,711 $26,267,324 $1,300,000 $4,900,000 $180,000 $9,543,000 $300,000 - $181,929,035 90.32

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit
Round 1, Pick #10 Round 1, Pick #10 - - - - - - - - - -
Projected Draft Pool: $0 $0


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 (18) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
FrederickTravis Frederick C $6,065,000 - - - - - $6,065,000 - - $6,065,000 3.01
McCoyGerald McCoy DT $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 0.99
PoeDontari Poe DT $750,000 - $750,000 - - - - - - $750,000 0.37
JacksonJoe Jackson DE $142,844 - $142,844 - - - - - - $142,844 0.07
JelksJalen Jelks OLB $39,334 - $39,334 - - - - - - $39,334 0.02
ThorsonClayton Thorson QB $25,000 - $25,000 - - - - - - $25,000 0.01
CarterRon'Dell Carter DE $13,334 - $13,334 - - - - - - $13,334 0.01
AndersonDarius Anderson RB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
BernardFrancis Bernard LB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
HamiltonLadarius Hamilton DE $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
JohnsonJon’Vea Johnson WR $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
KirkLuther Kirk S $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
MarinoGarrett Marino DT $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
OloniluaSewo Olonilua RB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
ParkerAaron Parker WR $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
RogersKendrick Rogers WR $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
TaumoepeauCharlie Taumoepeau TE $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
JonesTevin Jones WR $2,500 - $2,500 - - - - - - $2,500 0.00
Dead Money: $9,078,018 - $3,013,018 - - - $6,065,000 - - $9,078,018 4.51

2021 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2021 NFL Salary Cap $175,000,000
2020 Rollover Cap $26,422,672
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $201,422,672
All Contracts $139,638,711 $26,267,324 $1,300,000 $4,900,000 $180,000 $9,543,000 $300,000 $181,929,035
Top 51 Contracts $132,018,711 $26,263,991 $1,300,000 $4,900,000 $180,000 $9,543,000 $300,000 $174,309,035
Dead Money - $3,013,018 - - - $6,065,000 - $9,078,018
Total (All) $139,638,711 $29,280,342 $1,300,000 $4,900,000 $180,000 $15,608,000 $300,000 $191,007,053
Total (w/Top 51) $132,018,711 $29,277,009 $1,300,000 $4,900,000 $180,000 $15,608,000 $300,000 $183,387,053
Cap Space (w/All) $10,415,619
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $18,035,619