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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.

 
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Active Players (58) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Lawrence DeMarcus Lawrence DE $17,000,000 $5,000,000 - - - $3,000,000 - ($44,000,000) $25,000,000 11.91
Cooper Amari Cooper WR $20,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - - - ($28,000,000) $22,000,000 10.48
Prescott Dak Prescott QB $2,750,000 $13,200,000 - - - $1,250,000 - ($95,000,000) $17,200,000 8.19
Martin Zack Martin G $1,600,000 $4,000,000 - - - $4,350,000 - ($27,000,000) $9,950,000 4.74
Smith Tyron Smith LT $1,600,000 - - - - $5,750,000 - ($19,365,000) $7,350,000 3.50
Elliott Ezekiel Elliott RB $1,000,000 $1,500,000 - $2,600,000 - $1,720,000 - ($36,900,000) $6,820,000 3.25
Collins La'el Collins RT $1,119,444 $1,800,000 - $700,000 - $2,434,029 - ($1,550,000) $6,053,473 2.88
Brown Anthony Brown CB $4,250,000 $1,500,000 - - - - - ($7,250,000) $5,750,000 2.74
Jarwin Blake Jarwin TE $3,500,000 $1,000,000 $44,117 - - - - ($6,000,000) $4,544,117 2.16
Vander Esch Leighton Vander Esch OLB $2,095,606 $1,674,142 - - - - - ($1,674,142) $3,769,748 1.80
Lamb CeeDee Lamb WR $1,246,819 $1,937,275 - - - - - ($11,462,737) $3,184,094 1.52
Parsons Micah Parsons ILB $660,000 $2,445,417 - - - - - ($17,079,792) $3,105,417 1.48
Williams Connor Williams G $2,433,000 $517,998 - - - - - ($517,998) $2,950,998 1.41
Zuerlein Greg Zuerlein K $2,250,000 $333,333 $235,294 - - - - ($2,916,667) $2,818,627 1.34
Lewis Jourdan Lewis CB $1,250,000 $1,166,667 $220,575 - - - - ($4,750,000) $2,637,242 1.26
Basham Tarell Basham DE $1,250,000 $1,250,000 - - - - - ($3,750,000) $2,500,000 1.19
Schultz Dalton Schultz TE $2,183,000 $113,092 - - - - - ($113,092) $2,296,092 1.09
Gregory Randy Gregory DE $1,920,000 $100,000 - - $180,000 - - ($280,000) $2,200,000 1.05
Wilson Cedrick Wilson WR $2,183,000 - - - - - - - $2,183,000 1.04
Neal Keanu Neal ILB $1,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - ($4,000,000) $2,000,000 0.95
Nsekhe Ty Nsekhe LT $1,250,000 $500,000 - - - - - ($1,750,000) $1,750,000 0.83
Watkins Carlos Watkins DE $1,100,000 $400,000 $235,294 - - - - ($1,500,000) $1,735,294 0.83
Goodwin C.J. Goodwin CB $1,200,000 $400,000 - - - - - ($2,000,000) $1,600,000 0.76
Diggs Trevon Diggs CB $897,314 $539,256 - - - - - ($2,515,082) $1,436,570 0.68
Joseph Kelvin Joseph CB $660,000 $754,757 - - - - - ($4,032,717) $1,414,757 0.67
Hill Trysten Hill DT $938,472 $391,945 - - - - - ($783,890) $1,330,417 0.63
Canady Maurice Canady CB $990,000 $200,000 $81,250 - - - - ($1,190,000) $1,271,250 0.61
Armstrong Dorance Armstrong DE $920,000 $167,499 - - - - - ($167,499) $1,087,499 0.52
Gallimore Neville Gallimore DT $822,748 $240,991 - - - - - ($722,973) $1,063,739 0.51
Pollard Tony Pollard RB $850,000 $166,945 - - - - - ($333,890) $1,016,945 0.48
McGovern Connor McGovern G $780,000 $220,527 - - - - - ($441,054) $1,000,527 0.48
Brown Noah Brown WR $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.47
Kazee Damontae Kazee S $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.47
Kearse Jayron Kearse S $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.47
Odighizuwa Osa Odighizuwa DT $660,000 $264,762 - - - - - ($1,059,048) $924,762 0.44
Hooker Malik Hooker S $920,000 - - - - - - ($920,000) $920,000 0.44
Rush Cooper Rush QB $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.44
Biadasz Tyler Biadasz C $780,000 $123,600 - - - - - ($370,800) $903,600 0.43
Golston Chauncey Golston DE $660,000 $233,925 - - - - - ($935,700) $893,925 0.43
Wilson Donovan Wilson S $850,000 $31,839 - - - - - ($63,678) $881,839 0.42
Wright Nahshon Wright CB $660,000 $210,155 - - - - - ($840,620) $870,155 0.41
Gifford Luke Gifford OLB $850,000 $1,668 - - - - - ($1,668) $851,668 0.41
Anger Bryan Anger P $1,075,000 - - - - - - ($1,075,000) $850,000 0.40
McQuaide Jake McQuaide LS $1,075,000 - - - - - - ($1,075,000) $850,000 0.40
Clement Corey Clement RB $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $850,000 0.40
Turner Malik Turner WR $848,333 - - - - - - - $848,333 0.40
Steele Terence Steele RT $780,000 $3,333 - - - - - ($6,667) $783,333 0.37
Fehoko Simi Fehoko WR $660,000 $60,038 - - - - - ($240,152) $720,038 0.34
Bohanna Quinton Bohanna DT $660,000 $47,118 - - - - - ($188,472) $707,118 0.34
Farniok Matt Farniok C $660,000 $25,675 - - - - - ($102,700) $685,675 0.33
McKeon Sean McKeon TE $628,889 $4,000 - - - - - ($8,000) $632,889 0.30
Bernard Francis Bernard LB $720,000 - - - - - - - $628,889 0.30
Sprinkle Jeremy Sprinkle TE $715,000 - - - - - - - $613,889 0.29
Burton Deante Burton CB $188,888 - - - - - - - $188,888 0.09
Smith Ito Smith RB $51,111 - - - - - - - $51,111 0.02
Coyle Tyler Coyle S $36,666 - - - - - - - $36,666 0.02
Hardy JaQuan Hardy RB $36,666 - - - - - - - $36,666 0.02
Thompson Darian Thompson FS - - - - - - - - - 0.00
Active Roster: $167,631,750 $100,094,956 $45,938,457 $816,530 $3,300,000 $180,000 $18,504,029 - - $167,631,750 79.84


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 (11) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Gallup Michael Gallup
(Knee-acl)
WR $2,443,000 $222,495 - - - - - ($222,495) $2,665,495 1.27
Urban Brent Urban
(Arm)
DE $1,250,000 $500,000 - - - - - ($1,750,000) $1,750,000 0.83
Grier Will Grier
(Undisclosed)
QB $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.40
Cox Jabril Cox
(Knee-acl)
OLB $523,888 $192,813 - - - - - ($771,252) $716,701 0.34
Mukuamu Israel Mukuamu
(Hamstring)
CB $660,000 $32,677 - - - - - ($130,708) $692,677 0.33
Robinson Reggie Robinson
(Toe)
CB $440,000 $182,318 - - - - - ($546,954) $622,318 0.30
Ball Josh Ball
(Ankle)
T $415,000 $124,836 - - - - - ($499,344) $539,836 0.26
Dowdle Rico Dowdle
(Hip)
RB $440,000 $3,333 - - - - - ($6,667) $443,333 0.21
Hyatt Mitch Hyatt
(Knee)
T $440,000 - - - - - - - $440,000 0.21
Niswander Hunter Niswander
(Back)
P $440,000 - - - - - - - $440,000 0.21
Olonilua Sewo Olonilua
(Neck)
RB $440,000 - - - - - - - $440,000 0.21
Injured Reserve: $9,600,360 $8,341,888 $1,258,472 - - - - - - $9,600,360 4.57


2021 Non-Football Injury 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 (1) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Vasher T.J. Vasher
(Knee)
WR $415,000 $1,666 - - - - - ($55,000) $416,666 0.20
NFI: $416,666 $415,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $416,666 0.20


2021 Practice Squad

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a team's practice squad. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (8) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Jones Braylon Jones G $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Foster Robert Foster WR $156,400 - - - - - - - $156,400 0.07
Faoliu Austin Faoliu DT $128,800 - - - - - - - $128,800 0.06
Anae Bradlee Anae DE $92,000 - - - - - - - $92,000 0.04
Bunting Ian Bunting TE $36,800 - - - - - - - $36,800 0.02
Bond Devante Bond OLB $28,000 - - - - - - - $28,000 0.01
Thompson Darian Thompson FS $14,000 - - - - - - - $14,000 0.01
Bronson Josiah Bronson DT $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Practice Squad: $630,800 $630,800 - - - - - - - $630,800 0.30


2021 Dead Cap

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

Player (55) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Smith Jaylon Smith ILB $7,200,000 $1,000,000 - $1,600,000 - - - - $9,800,000 4.67
Frederick Travis Frederick C - - - - - $6,065,000 - - $6,065,000 2.89
McCoy Gerald McCoy DT - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 0.95
Olawale Jamize Olawale FB - $1,200,000 - - - - - - $1,200,000 0.57
Poe Dontari Poe DT - $750,000 - - - - - - $750,000 0.36
Thompson Darian Thompson FS $457,000 $100,000 - - - - - - $557,000 0.27
Kamara Azur Kamara LB $549,990 $1,666 - - - - - - $551,656 0.26
Hamilton Justin Hamilton DT $543,999 - - - - - - - $543,999 0.26
Jones Chris Jones P - $500,000 - - - - - - $500,000 0.24
Sprinkle Jeremy Sprinkle TE $289,000 $137,500 - - - - - - $426,500 0.20
Anae Bradlee Anae DE $346,664 $59,443 - - - - - - $406,107 0.19
Smith Brandon Smith WR $285,600 $4,000 - - - - - - $289,600 0.14
Ralston Nick Ralston FB $275,465 - - - - - - - $275,465 0.13
Hardy JaQuan Hardy RB $261,332 $1,666 - - - - - - $262,998 0.13
Collins Aviante Collins T $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.12
Brown Kyron Brown CB $241,644 - - - - - - - $241,644 0.12
Knight Brandon Knight G $236,110 $1,668 - - - - - - $237,778 0.11
Coyle Tyler Coyle S $233,866 $1,666 - - - - - - $235,532 0.11
Faoliu Austin Faoliu DT $189,267 $5,000 - - - - - - $194,266 0.09
Mitchell Osirus Mitchell WR $188,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $189,666 0.09
DiNucci Ben DiNucci QB $165,600 $23,787 - - - - - - $189,387 0.09
Burton Deante Burton CB $170,711 - - - - - - - $170,711 0.08
Alarcon Isaac Alarcon OL $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Bunting Ian Bunting TE $156,266 - - - - - - - $156,266 0.07
Jackson Joe Jackson DE - $142,844 - - - - - - $142,844 0.07
Anger Bryan Anger P - $137,500 - - - - - - $137,500 0.07
McQuaide Jake McQuaide LS - $137,500 - - - - - - $137,500 0.07
Speaks Breeland Speaks LB $119,600 - - - - - - - $119,600 0.06
Ratley Damion Ratley WR $112,000 - - - - - - - $112,000 0.05
Guidry Stephen Guidry WR $100,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $103,333 0.05
Jones Braylon Jones G $75,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $78,333 0.04
Eubanks Nick Eubanks TE $55,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $56,666 0.03
Lynn Artayvious Lynn TE $55,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $56,666 0.03
Smith Ito Smith RB $56,000 - - - - - - - $56,000 0.03
Hajrullahu Lirim Hajrullahu K $55,066 - - - - - - - $55,066 0.03
Eagles Brennan Eagles WR $50,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $51,666 0.02
Hines Anthony Hines LB $50,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $51,666 0.02
Knox Brenden Knox RB $50,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $51,666 0.02
Jelks Jalen Jelks OLB - $39,334 - - - - - - $39,334 0.02
Hill Holton Hill CB $28,000 - - - - - - - $28,000 0.01
Thorson Clayton Thorson QB - $25,000 - - - - - - $25,000 0.01
Johnson Isaiah Johnson FS $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
Carter Ron'Dell Carter DE - $13,334 - - - - - - $13,334 0.01
Green Juwan Green WR $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Anderson Darius Anderson RB - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Bernard Francis Bernard LB - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Hamilton Ladarius Hamilton DE - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Johnson Jon’Vea Johnson WR - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Kirk Luther Kirk S - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Marino Garrett Marino DT - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Olonilua Sewo Olonilua RB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Parker Aaron Parker WR - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Rogers Kendrick Rogers WR - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Taumoepeau Charlie Taumoepeau TE - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Jones Tevin Jones WR - $2,500 - - - - - - $2,500 0.00
Dead: $27,047,455 $13,041,380 $6,341,076 - $1,600,000 - $6,065,000 - - $27,047,455 12.88


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 $25,443,439
Adjustment $2,019,080
Adjusted Salary Cap $209,962,519
All Contracts $100,094,956 $45,938,457 $816,530 $3,300,000 $180,000 $18,504,029 - $167,631,750
Injured Reserve Money $8,341,888 $1,258,472 - - - - - $9,600,360
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $415,000 $1,666 - - - - - $416,666
Dead Money $13,041,380 $6,341,076 - $1,600,000 - $6,065,000 - $27,047,455
Practice Squad $630,800 - - - - - - $630,800
Total $122,524,024 $53,539,671 $816,530 $4,900,000 $180,000 $24,569,029 - $205,327,031
Cap Space $4,635,488