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Denver Broncos 2022 Salary Cap

Broncos 2022 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Denver Broncos 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 (90) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Wilson Russell Wilson QB $24,000,000 $19,000,000 0- $5,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000,000) $24,000,000 10.93
Bolles Garett Bolles LT $21,000,000 $17,000,000 $4,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($29,000,000) $21,000,000 9.56
Simmons Justin Simmons FS $18,850,000 $15,100,000 $3,750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($29,250,000) $18,850,000 8.58
Chubb Bradley Chubb OLB $13,926,000 $13,926,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,926,000) $13,926,000 6.34
Darby Ronald Darby CB $12,823,521 $9,500,000 $3,000,000 $323,521 0- 0- 0- 0- ($15,500,000) $12,823,521 5.84
Glasgow Graham Glasgow G $6,200,000 $3,100,000 $3,000,000 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($9,100,000) $6,200,000 2.82
Gregory Randy Gregory OLB $6,000,000 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($28,000,000) $6,000,000 2.73
Sutton Courtland Sutton WR $5,325,000 $1,500,000 $1,200,000 0- 0- 0- $2,625,000 0- ($30,800,000) $5,325,000 2.42
Surtain II Patrick Surtain II CB $4,764,242 $825,000 $3,151,387 $787,855 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,848,468) $4,764,242 2.17
Purcell Mike Purcell DT $4,347,688 $3,000,000 $187,500 $573,521 0- 0- $586,667 0- ($1,548,333) $4,347,688 1.98
McManus Brandon McManus K $4,231,250 $3,000,000 $500,000 0- 0- 0- $731,250 0- ($3,693,750) $4,231,250 1.93
Jeudy Jerry Jeudy WR $4,143,538 $1,991,179 $2,152,359 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,672,948) $4,143,538 1.89
Jones D.J. Jones DT $4,023,333 $1,035,000 $2,988,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($20,000,000) $4,023,333 1.83
Patrick Tim Patrick WR $3,856,666 $1,535,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- $1,571,666 0- ($13,999,998) $3,856,666 1.76
Jewell Josey Jewell ILB $3,750,000 $1,500,000 $2,250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,000,000) $3,750,000 1.71
Risner Dalton Risner G $3,593,597 $2,690,000 $803,597 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($803,597) $3,593,597 1.64
Jones Dre'Mont Jones DE $2,806,600 $2,540,000 $266,600 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($266,600) $2,806,600 1.28
Martin Sam Martin P $2,733,334 $2,250,000 $483,334 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($483,334) $2,733,334 1.24
Anderson Calvin Anderson T $2,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,500,000) $2,500,000 1.14
Gordon Melvin Gordon RB $2,485,294 $2,150,000 $100,000 $235,294 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,250,000) $2,485,294 1.13
Turner Billy Turner G $2,440,000 $1,645,000 $600,000 $195,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,245,000) $2,440,000 1.11
Reed Malik Reed OLB $2,433,000 $2,433,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $2,433,000 1.11
Compton Tom Compton G $2,250,000 $1,595,000 $400,000 $255,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,495,000) $2,250,000 1.02
Williams K'Waun Williams CB $2,135,000 $1,340,000 $375,000 $420,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,500,000) $2,135,000 0.97
Boone Mike Boone RB $2,050,000 $1,250,000 $800,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($800,000) $2,050,000 0.93
Williams Javonte Williams RB $2,014,944 $1,062,989 $951,955 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,918,854) $2,014,944 0.92
Jackson Kareem Jackson SS $2,000,000 $1,300,000 $700,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $2,000,000 0.91
Hamler K.J. Hamler WR $1,946,490 $1,258,830 $687,660 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,375,320) $1,946,490 0.89
Tomlinson Eric Tomlinson TE $1,435,000 $1,035,000 $400,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,000,000) $1,435,000 0.65
Ojemudia Michael Ojemudia CB $1,295,834 $1,041,944 $253,890 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($507,780) $1,295,834 0.59
Cushenberry Lloyd Cushenberry C $1,269,816 $1,033,272 $236,544 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($473,088) $1,269,816 0.58
Beck Andrew Beck FB $1,225,000 $965,000 $200,000 $60,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($200,000) $1,225,000 0.56
Agim McTelvin Agim DE $1,212,568 $998,250 $214,318 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($428,636) $1,212,568 0.55
Williams DeShawn Williams DT $1,165,000 $965,000 $200,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($200,000) $1,165,000 0.53
Singleton Alex Singleton LB $1,115,000 $965,000 $150,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($150,000) $1,115,000 0.51
Browning Baron Browning ILB $1,087,694 $877,539 $210,155 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($630,465) $1,087,694 0.50
Meinerz Quinn Meinerz C $1,087,694 $877,539 $210,155 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($630,465) $1,087,694 0.50
Okwuegbunam Albert Okwuegbunam TE $1,082,261 $895,000 $187,261 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($374,522) $1,082,261 0.49
Bonito Nik Bonito LB $1,054,889 $705,000 $349,889 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,399,556) $1,054,889 0.48
Saubert Eric Saubert TE $1,047,500 $1,035,000 $30,000 $122,500 0- 0- 0- 0- ($30,000) $1,047,500 0.48
Johnson Josh Johnson QB $995,000 $1,120,000 $100,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($100,000) $995,000 0.45
Austin Blessuan Austin CB $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.44
Braden Benjamin Braden T $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.44
Rypien Brett Rypien QB $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.44
Dulcich Greg Dulcich TE $956,207 $705,000 $251,207 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,004,828) $956,207 0.44
Strnad Justin Strnad ILB $954,443 $895,000 $59,443 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($118,886) $954,443 0.43
Muti Netane Muti G $946,448 $895,000 $51,448 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($102,896) $946,448 0.43
Sterns Caden Sterns S $907,647 $825,000 $82,647 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($247,941) $907,647 0.41
Johnson Jamar Johnson S $902,555 $825,000 $77,555 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($232,665) $902,555 0.41
Mathis Demarri Mathis CB $899,741 $705,000 $194,741 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($778,964) $899,741 0.41
Uwazurike Eyioma Uwazurike DE $896,467 $705,000 $191,467 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($765,868) $896,467 0.41
Bassey Essang Bassey CB $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Bobenmoyer Jacob Bobenmoyer LS $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Cleveland Tyrie Cleveland WR $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Fulgham Travis Fulgham WR $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Harris Jonathan Harris DT $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Locke P.J. Locke S $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Quinn Trey Quinn WR $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Reed J.R. Reed S $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Cooper Jonathon Cooper OLB $850,168 $25,168 $825,000 $25,168 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($75,504) $850,168 $25,168 0.39
Patrick Aaron Patrick DE $828,333 $3,333 $825,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,667) $828,333 $3,333 0.38
Bailey Quinn Bailey T $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Crockett Damarea Crockett RB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Griffith Jonas Griffith LB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Hinton Kendall Hinton WR $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Wade Barrington Wade LB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Waitman Corliss Waitman P $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Turner-Yell Delarrin Turner-Yell S $788,264 $83,264 $705,000 $83,264 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($333,056) $788,264 $83,264 0.36
Washington Montrell Washington WR $783,546 $78,546 $705,000 $78,546 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($314,184) $783,546 $78,546 0.36
Wattenberg Luke Wattenberg C $776,930 $71,930 $705,000 $71,930 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($287,720) $776,930 $71,930 0.35
Henningsen Matt Henningsen DT $745,520 $40,520 $705,000 $40,520 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($162,080) $745,520 $40,520 0.34
Hicks Faion Hicks CB $730,420 $25,420 $705,000 $25,420 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($101,680) $730,420 $25,420 0.33
Allen Christopher Allen OLB $715,000 $10,000 $705,000 $10,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($180,000) $715,000 $10,000 0.33
Williams Rodney Williams TE $711,666 $6,666 $705,000 $6,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($130,000) $711,666 $6,666 0.32
McMillian Ja’Quan McMillian CB $710,000 $5,000 $705,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($75,000) $710,000 $5,000 0.32
Virgil Jalen Virgil WR $709,167 $4,167 $705,000 $4,167 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($30,000) $709,167 $4,167 0.32
Mauga Kana’i Mauga ILB $708,333 $3,333 $705,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($70,000) $708,333 $3,333 0.32
Parham Dylan Parham TE $708,333 $3,333 $705,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($20,000) $708,333 $3,333 0.32
Davis Kaden Davis WR $707,833 $2,833 $705,000 $2,833 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($30,500) $707,833 $2,833 0.32
Guitierrez Sebastian Guitierrez T $707,500 $2,500 $705,000 $2,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($17,500) $707,500 $2,500 0.32
Johnson Brandon Johnson WR $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,000) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
McCallister Tyreik McCallister RB $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($35,000) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
Niese Michael Niese T $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($15,000) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
Wright Kadofi Wright LB $706,666 $1,666 $705,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $706,666 $1,666 0.32
Johnson Zachary Johnson T $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
Kongbo Jonathan Kongbo DE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
Lewis Donnie Lewis CB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
Spencer Marquiss Spencer DE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
Tucker Casey Tucker T $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
Williams Seth Williams WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
Active Roster: $223,408,938 $169,965,542 $40,121,122 $7,972,691 - $200,000 $5,514,583 - - $223,408,938 101.73

 

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 2, Pick #64Nik Bonito Round 2, Pick #64 LB $1,054,889 $705,000 $349,889 - - - - - - $1,054,889 $1,054,889
Round 3, Pick #80Greg Dulcich Round 3, Pick #80 TE $953,062 $705,000 $248,062 - - - - - - $953,062 $953,062
Round 4, Pick #115Demarri Mathis Round 4, Pick #115 CB $899,741 $705,000 $194,741 - - - - - - $899,741 $194,741
Round 4, Pick #116Eyioma Uwazurike Round 4, Pick #116 DE $896,467 $705,000 $191,467 - - - - - - $896,467 $191,467
Round 5, Pick #152Delarrin Turner-Yell Round 5, Pick #152 S $788,264 $705,000 $83,264 - - - - - - $788,264 $83,264
Round 5, Pick #162Montrell Washington Round 5, Pick #162 WR $783,546 $705,000 $78,546 - - - - - - $783,546 $78,546
Round 5, Pick #171Luke Wattenberg Round 5, Pick #171 C $776,930 $705,000 $71,930 - - - - - - $776,930 $71,930
Round 6, Pick #206Matt Henningsen Round 6, Pick #206 DT $745,520 $705,000 $40,520 - - - - - - $745,520 $40,520
Round 7, Pick #232Faion Hicks Round 7, Pick #232 CB $730,420 $705,000 $25,420 - - - - - - $730,420 $25,420
Projected Draft Pool: $7,628,839 $7,628,839 $2,693,839


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 (20) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
HarrisShelby Harris DT $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 - - - - - - $6,000,000 2.73
JamesJa'Wuan James RT $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 - - - - - - $6,000,000 2.73
FantNoah Fant TE $1,794,222 - $1,794,222 - - - - - - $1,794,222 0.82
LockDrew Lock QB $779,694 - $779,694 - - - - - - $779,694 0.36
WilliamsSeth Williams WR $98,031 - $98,031 - - - - - - $98,031 0.04
Vincent Jr.Kary Vincent Jr. CB $77,556 - $77,556 - - - - - - $77,556 0.04
SpencerMarquiss Spencer DE $61,050 - $61,050 - - - - - - $61,050 0.03
ClevelandTyrie Cleveland WR $37,746 - $37,746 - - - - - - $37,746 0.02
HimmelmanDrew Himmelman T $16,667 - $16,667 - - - - - - $16,667 0.01
McCainMac McCain CB $13,334 - $13,334 - - - - - - $13,334 0.01
BeyerShaun Beyer TE $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
MintzeAndre Mintze DE $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
BasseyEssang Bassey CB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
JacksonWarren Jackson WR $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
LaufenbergNolan Laufenberg G $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
PrenticeAdam Prentice FB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
RobinsonCurtis Robinson ILB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
MackBranden Mack WR $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
DavisCortez Davis CB $2,500 - $2,500 - - - - - - $2,500 0.00
DukesDevontres Dukes WR $667 - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
Dead Money: $14,938,136 - $14,938,136 - - - - - - $14,938,136 6.80

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 $11,282,344
Adjustment $117,656
Adjusted Salary Cap $219,600,000
All Contracts $169,965,542 $40,121,122 $7,972,691 - $200,000 $5,514,583 - $223,408,938
Top 51 Contracts $139,990,542 $39,748,445 $7,972,691 - $200,000 $5,514,583 - $193,433,938
Dead Money - $14,938,136 - - - - - $14,938,136
Total (All) $169,965,542 $55,059,258 $7,972,691 - $200,000 $5,514,583 - $238,347,074
Total (w/Top 51) $139,990,542 $54,686,581 $7,972,691 - $200,000 $5,514,583 - $208,372,074
Cap Space (w/All) $-18,747,074
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $11,227,926