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Dallas Cowboys 2022 Salary Cap

Cowboys 2022 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Dallas Cowboys 2022 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 (89) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Prescott Dak Prescott QB $19,730,000 $1,600,000 $13,200,000 0- 0- 0- $4,930,000 0- ($108,800,000) $19,730,000 8.96
Elliott Ezekiel Elliott RB $18,220,000 $12,400,000 $1,500,000 0- $2,600,000 0- $1,720,000 0- ($30,080,000) $18,220,000 8.27
Smith Tyron Smith LT $17,505,000 $13,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $4,005,000 0- ($12,015,000) $17,505,000 7.95
Lawrence DeMarcus Lawrence DE $14,000,000 $3,000,000 $8,000,000 0- 0- 0- $3,000,000 0- ($49,000,000) $14,000,000 6.35
Martin Zack Martin G $12,031,000 $1,641,000 $4,000,000 0- 0- 0- $6,390,000 0- ($27,250,000) $12,031,000 5.46
Schultz Dalton Schultz TE $10,931,000 $10,931,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,931,000) $10,931,000 4.96
Brown Anthony Brown CB $6,500,000 $5,000,000 $1,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,500,000) $6,500,000 2.95
Lewis Jourdan Lewis CB $4,637,255 $3,000,000 $1,166,667 $470,588 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,333,334) $4,637,255 2.10
Gallup Michael Gallup WR $4,529,412 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $529,412 0- 0- 0- 0- ($23,000,000) $4,529,412 2.06
Parsons Micah Parsons ILB $3,881,771 $1,436,354 $2,445,417 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,974,375) $3,881,771 1.76
Lamb CeeDee Lamb WR $3,820,912 $1,883,637 $1,937,275 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($8,278,643) $3,820,912 1.73
Kearse Jayron Kearse S $3,720,576 $1,500,000 $1,750,000 $470,576 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000,000) $3,720,576 1.69
Armstrong Dorance Armstrong DE $3,382,356 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $382,356 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,000,000) $3,382,356 1.54
Basham Tarell Basham DE $3,000,000 $1,750,000 $1,250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,250,000) $3,000,000 1.36
Fowler Jr. Dante Fowler Jr. DE $2,911,754 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $411,754 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,000,000) $2,911,754 1.32
McGovern Connor McGovern G $2,760,527 $2,540,000 $220,527 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($220,527) $2,760,527 1.25
Hooker Malik Hooker S $2,591,180 $1,300,000 $850,000 $441,180 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $2,591,180 1.18
Smith Tyler Smith T $2,434,386 $705,000 $1,729,386 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,389,122) $2,434,386 1.11
Anger Bryan Anger P $2,200,000 $1,400,000 $800,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,800,000) $2,200,000 1.00
Vander Esch Leighton Vander Esch LB $2,000,000 $1,250,000 $500,000 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,750,000) $2,000,000 0.91
Goodwin C.J. Goodwin CB $1,900,000 $1,500,000 $400,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($400,000) $1,900,000 0.86
Joseph Kelvin Joseph CB $1,768,446 $1,013,689 $754,757 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,277,960) $1,768,446 0.80
Diggs Trevon Diggs CB $1,723,884 $1,184,628 $539,256 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,078,512) $1,723,884 0.78
Hill Trysten Hill DT $1,552,153 $1,160,208 $391,945 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($391,945) $1,552,153 0.70
Gallimore Neville Gallimore DT $1,276,486 $1,035,495 $240,991 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($481,982) $1,276,486 0.58
Odighizuwa Osa Odighizuwa DT $1,155,952 $891,190 $264,762 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($794,286) $1,155,952 0.52
Pollard Tony Pollard RB $1,131,945 $965,000 $166,945 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($166,945) $1,131,945 0.51
Williams Sam Williams DT $1,131,682 $705,000 $426,682 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,694,649) $1,131,682 0.51
Golston Chauncey Golston DE $1,117,406 $883,481 $233,925 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($701,775) $1,117,406 0.51
Gifford Luke Gifford LB $1,115,000 $965,000 $150,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($150,000) $1,115,000 0.51
Wright Nahshon Wright CB $1,087,694 $877,539 $210,155 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($630,465) $1,087,694 0.49
McQuaide Jake McQuaide LS $1,047,500 $1,120,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($152,500) $1,047,500 0.48
Brown Noah Brown WR $1,047,500 $1,035,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($152,500) $1,047,500 0.48
Sprinkle Jeremy Sprinkle TE $1,047,500 $1,035,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($152,500) $1,047,500 0.48
Washington James Washington WR $1,047,500 $1,035,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,047,500) $1,047,500 0.48
Watkins Carlos Watkins DE $1,047,500 $1,035,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($152,500) $1,047,500 0.48
Rush Cooper Rush QB $1,035,000 $1,035,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,035,000 0.47
Grier Will Grier QB $1,020,408 $1,020,408 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,020,408 0.46
Biadasz Tyler Biadasz C $1,018,600 $895,000 $123,600 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($247,200) $1,018,600 0.46
Cox Jabril Cox OLB $1,017,813 $825,000 $192,813 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($578,439) $1,017,813 0.46
Wilson Donovan Wilson S $996,839 $965,000 $31,839 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($31,839) $996,839 0.45
Bond Devante Bond OLB $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.44
Nall Ryan Nall RB $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.44
Tolbert Jalen Tolbert WR $933,767 $705,000 $228,767 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($915,068) $933,767 0.42
McKeon Sean McKeon TE $899,000 $895,000 $4,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,000) $899,000 0.41
Steele Terence Steele RT $898,334 $895,000 $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $898,334 0.41
Brown Kyron Brown CB $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Collins Aviante Collins T $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Fehoko Simi Fehoko WR $885,038 $825,000 $60,038 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($180,114) $885,038 0.40
Ferguson Jake Ferguson TE $881,221 $705,000 $176,221 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($704,884) $881,221 0.40
Bohanna Quinton Bohanna DT $872,118 $825,000 $47,118 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($141,354) $872,118 0.40
Mukuamu Israel Mukuamu CB $857,677 $32,677 $825,000 $32,677 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($98,031) $857,677 $32,677 0.39
Farniok Matt Farniok C $850,675 $25,675 $825,000 $25,675 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($77,025) $850,675 $25,675 0.39
Ball Josh Ball T $829,836 $124,836 $705,000 $124,836 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($374,508) $829,836 $124,836 0.38
Dowdle Rico Dowdle RB $828,334 $3,334 $825,000 $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $828,334 $3,334 0.38
Bronson Josiah Bronson DT $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.37
DiNucci Ben DiNucci QB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.37
Hardy JaQuan Hardy RB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.37
Ralston Nick Ralston FB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.37
Waletzko Matt Waletzko T $785,873 $80,873 $705,000 $80,873 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($323,492) $785,873 $80,873 0.36
Bland DaRon Bland CB $781,197 $76,197 $705,000 $76,197 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($304,788) $781,197 $76,197 0.35
Clark Damone Clark LB $765,638 $60,638 $705,000 $60,638 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($242,552) $765,638 $60,638 0.35
Ridgeway John Ridgeway DT $765,638 $60,638 $705,000 $60,638 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($242,552) $765,638 $60,638 0.35
Harper Devin Harper LB $749,380 $44,380 $705,000 $44,380 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($177,520) $749,380 $44,380 0.34
Bell Markquese Bell S $710,000 $5,000 $705,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($215,000) $710,000 $5,000 0.32
Hendershot Peyton Hendershot TE $710,000 $5,000 $705,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($165,000) $710,000 $5,000 0.32
Thomas Juanyeh Thomas S $710,000 $5,000 $705,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($165,000) $710,000 $5,000 0.32
Lindstrom Alex Lindstrom C $709,166 $4,166 $705,000 $4,166 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($112,500) $709,166 $4,166 0.32
Davis Malik Davis RB $708,333 $3,333 $705,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($110,000) $708,333 $3,333 0.32
Drummond Dontario Drummond WR $708,333 $3,333 $705,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($110,000) $708,333 $3,333 0.32
Empey James Empey C $708,333 $3,333 $705,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($110,000) $708,333 $3,333 0.32
Bryant Markaviest Bryant DE $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($80,000) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
Fryfogle Ty Fryfogle WR $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($80,000) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
Garibay Jonathan Garibay K $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($55,000) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
Hansford Aaron Hansford LB $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
Houston Dennis Houston WR $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($65,000) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
Jackson Storey Jackson LB $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($65,000) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
Mosely Quandre Mosely CB $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($80,000) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
Roberson Jaquarri Roberson WR $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($80,000) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
Shampklin Aaron Shampklin RB $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($80,000) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
Simon Amon Simon T $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
Tafua Mike Tafua DE $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($55,000) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
Taylor -Stuart Isaac Taylor -Stuart CB $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($70,000) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
Vasher T.J. Vasher WR $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
Bunting Ian Bunting TE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
Coyle Tyler Coyle S $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
Faoliu Austin Faoliu DT $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
Jones Braylon Jones G $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
Smith Brandon Smith WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
Active Roster: $203,353,486 $127,218,629 $51,318,991 $2,955,866 $2,600,000 - $20,045,000 - - $203,353,486 92.31


2022 Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List

These players do not count toward a team's active roster, but their cap figure does.

Player (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Alarcon Isaac Alarcon OL $705,000 $705,000 - - - - - - - $705,000 0.32

 

2022 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (9) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit (Total) Cap Hit (Top 51)
Round 1, Pick #24Tyler Smith Round 1, Pick #24 T $2,434,386 $705,000 $1,729,386 - - - - - - $2,434,386 $2,434,386
Round 2, Pick #56Sam Williams Round 2, Pick #56 DT $1,131,680 $705,000 $426,680 - - - - - - $1,131,680 $1,131,680
Round 3, Pick #88Jalen Tolbert Round 3, Pick #88 WR $933,248 $705,000 $228,248 - - - - - - $933,248 $933,248
Round 4, Pick #129Jake Ferguson Round 4, Pick #129 TE $881,221 $705,000 $176,221 - - - - - - $881,221 $176,221
Round 5, Pick #155Matt Waletzko Round 5, Pick #155 T $785,873 $705,000 $80,873 - - - - - - $785,873 $80,873
Round 5, Pick #167DaRon Bland Round 5, Pick #167 CB $781,197 $705,000 $76,197 - - - - - - $781,197 $76,197
Round 5, Pick #176Damone Clark Round 5, Pick #176 ILB $765,638 $705,000 $60,638 - - - - - - $765,638 $60,638
Round 5, Pick #178John Ridgeway Round 5, Pick #178 DT $765,638 $705,000 $60,638 - - - - - - $765,638 $60,638
Round 6, Pick #193Devin Harper Round 6, Pick #193 LB $749,379 $705,000 $44,379 - - - - - - $749,379 $44,379
Projected Draft Pool: $9,228,260 $9,228,260 $4,998,260


2022 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 (23) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
SmithJaylon Smith ILB $6,800,000 - $2,000,000 - $4,800,000 - - - - $6,800,000 3.09
CooperAmari Cooper WR $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 - - - - - - $6,000,000 2.72
CollinsLa'el Collins RT $4,934,029 - $1,800,000 - $700,000 - $2,434,029 - - $4,934,029 2.24
JarwinBlake Jarwin TE $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 0.91
NealKeanu Neal SS $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 0.91
RobinsonReggie Robinson CB $364,636 - $364,636 - - - - - - $364,636 0.17
ZuerleinGreg Zuerlein K $333,334 - $333,334 - - - - - - $333,334 0.15
AnaeBradlee Anae DE $118,886 - $118,886 - - - - - - $118,886 0.05
Van ZandtLa’Kendrick Van Zandt S $55,000 $50,000 $5,000 - - - - - - $55,000 0.02
DiNucciBen DiNucci QB $47,574 - $47,574 - - - - - - $47,574 0.02
FaoliuAustin Faoliu DT $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
SmithBrandon Smith WR $8,000 - $8,000 - - - - - - $8,000 0.00
GuidryStephen Guidry WR $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
JonesBraylon Jones G $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
CoyleTyler Coyle S $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
EaglesBrennan Eagles WR $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
EubanksNick Eubanks TE $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
HardyJaQuan Hardy RB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
HinesAnthony Hines LB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
KnoxBrenden Knox RB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
LynnArtayvious Lynn TE $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
MitchellOsirus Mitchell WR $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
KamaraAzur Kamara LB $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Dead Money: $22,713,132 $50,000 $14,729,103 - $5,500,000 - $2,434,029 - - $22,713,132 10.31

2022 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2022 NFL Salary Cap $208,200,000
2021 Rollover Cap $3,961,260
Adjustment $8,138,740
Adjusted Salary Cap $220,300,000
All Contracts $127,218,629 $51,318,991 $2,955,866 $2,600,000 - $20,045,000 - $203,353,486
Top 51 Contracts $99,588,629 $50,758,920 $2,955,866 $2,600,000 - $20,045,000 - $175,723,486
Reserve/Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List $705,000 - - - - - - $705,000
Dead Money $50,000 $14,729,103 - $5,500,000 - $2,434,029 - $22,713,132
Total (All) $127,973,629 $66,048,094 $2,955,866 $8,100,000 - $22,479,029 - $226,771,618
Total (w/Top 51) $100,343,629 $65,488,023 $2,955,866 $8,100,000 - $22,479,029 - $199,141,618
Cap Space (w/All) $-6,471,618
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $21,158,382