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Denver Broncos 2021 Salary Cap

Broncos 2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Denver Broncos 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 (65) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Miller Von Miller OLB $22,225,000 $17,500,000 0- 0- 0- $500,000 $4,225,000 0- ($11,225,000) $22,225,000 11.07
James Ja'Wuan James RT $13,000,000 $9,850,000 $3,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $150,000 ($14,000,000) $13,000,000 6.47
Glasgow Graham Glasgow G $11,588,235 $8,400,000 $3,000,000 $88,235 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($17,400,000) $11,588,235 5.77
Fuller Kyle Fuller CB $9,264,705 $9,000,000 0- $264,706 0- 0- 0- 0- ($9,000,000) $9,264,705 4.61
Gordon Melvin Gordon RB $8,941,176 $4,500,000 $2,000,000 $2,441,176 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,500,000) $8,941,176 4.45
Chubb Bradley Chubb OLB $8,847,215 $920,000 $4,478,409 $3,448,806 0- 0- 0- 0- ($8,677,215) $8,847,215 4.41
Callahan Bryce Callahan CB $8,509,804 $6,500,000 $1,333,334 $676,471 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,715,687) $8,509,804 4.24
Simmons Justin Simmons FS $5,750,000 $2,000,000 $3,750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($32,100,000) $5,750,000 2.86
Jackson Kareem Jackson SS $5,000,000 $4,750,000 0- $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,750,000) $5,000,000 2.49
Bolles Garett Bolles LT $5,000,000 $1,000,000 $4,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($34,000,000) $5,000,000 2.49
Darby Ronald Darby CB $4,000,000 $1,000,000 $3,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($19,500,000) $4,000,000 1.99
Harris Shelby Harris DT $4,000,000 $1,000,000 $3,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($15,000,000) $4,000,000 1.99
Jeudy Jerry Jeudy WR $3,452,949 $1,300,590 $2,152,359 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,973,538) $3,452,949 1.72
Fant Noah Fant TE $3,433,833 $1,639,611 $1,794,222 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,228,055) $3,433,833 1.71
Johnson A.J. Johnson ILB $3,384,000 $3,384,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $3,384,000 1.69
Patrick Tim Patrick WR $3,384,000 $3,384,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $3,384,000 1.69
Driskel Jeff Driskel QB $3,250,000 $2,500,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($750,000) $3,250,000 1.62
Sutton Courtland Sutton WR $2,946,987 $2,183,000 $763,987 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($763,987) $2,946,987 1.47
Martin Sam Martin P $2,783,333 $2,300,000 $483,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($966,667) $2,783,333 1.39
Jewell Josey Jewell ILB $2,361,497 $2,183,000 $178,497 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($178,497) $2,361,497 1.18
Hamilton Daesean Hamilton WR $2,353,661 $2,183,000 $170,661 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($170,661) $2,353,661 1.17
McManus Brandon McManus K $2,306,250 $1,075,000 $500,000 0- 0- 0- $731,250 0- ($6,000,000) $2,306,250 1.15
Purcell Mike Purcell DE $2,028,869 $990,000 $187,500 $264,702 0- 0- $586,667 0- ($2,322,500) $2,028,869 1.01
Risner Dalton Risner G $1,947,896 $1,069,299 $803,597 0- 0- $75,000 0- 0- ($1,607,194) $1,947,896 0.97
Lock Drew Lock QB $1,912,041 $1,057,347 $779,694 0- 0- $75,000 0- 0- ($1,559,388) $1,912,041 0.95
Boone Mike Boone RB $1,800,000 $1,000,000 $800,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,600,000) $1,800,000 0.90
Hamler K.J. Hamler WR $1,622,075 $934,415 $687,660 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,997,395) $1,622,075 0.81
Freeman Royce Freeman RB $1,219,255 $970,000 $249,255 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($249,255) $1,219,255 0.61
Jones Dre'Mont Jones DE $1,142,400 $875,800 $266,600 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($533,200) $1,142,400 0.57
Dawson Duke Dawson CB $1,127,028 $1,127,028 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,127,028 0.56
Ojemudia Michael Ojemudia CB $1,079,862 $825,972 $253,890 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($761,670) $1,079,862 0.54
Cushenberry Lloyd Cushenberry C $1,058,180 $821,636 $236,544 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($709,632) $1,058,180 0.53
Agim McTelvin Agim DT $1,030,397 $816,079 $214,318 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($642,954) $1,030,397 0.51
Okwuegbunam Albert Okwuegbunam TE $967,261 $780,000 $187,261 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($561,783) $967,261 0.48
Marshall Trey Marshall S $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.46
Reed Malik Reed OLB $855,000 $850,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $855,000 0.43
Anderson Calvin Anderson T $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
Beck Andrew Beck TE $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
Mack Isaiah Mack DT $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
Patrick Natrez Patrick OLB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
Rypien Brett Rypien QB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
Schlottmann Austin Schlottmann G $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
Spencer Diontae Spencer WR $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
Watson Josh Watson LB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
Williams DeShawn Williams DT $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
Muti Netane Muti G $831,448 $780,000 $51,448 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($154,344) $831,448 0.41
Cleveland Tyrie Cleveland WR $798,873 $780,000 $18,873 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($56,619) $798,873 0.40
Bassey Essang Bassey CB $786,666 $780,000 $6,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,334) $786,666 0.39
Bellamy Levante Bellamy RB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Bobenmoyer Jacob Bobenmoyer LS $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Cox Jeremy Cox RB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Harris Jonathan Harris DT $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Locke P.J. Locke S $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Morris Patrick Morris C $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Motley Parnell Motley CB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Sizer Deyon Sizer DT $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Tuszka Derrek Tuszka DE $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Strnad Justin Strnad ILB $719,443 $59,443 $660,000 $59,443 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($178,329) $719,443 $59,443 0.36
Fort Austin Fort TE $661,168 $1,168 $660,000 $1,168 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,168) $661,168 $1,168 0.33
Bailey Quinn Bailey T $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Benson Trinity Benson WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Cooper Chris Cooper S $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Crockett Damarea Crockett RB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Hinton Kendall Hinton WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Stephen Shamar Stephen DT 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $176,260,507 $123,219,777 $39,163,719 $7,434,096 - $750,000 $5,542,917 $150,000 - $176,260,507 87.78

 

2021 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 #9 Round 1, Pick #9 $3,616,854 $660,000 $2,956,854 - - - - - - $3,616,854 $3,616,854
Round 2, Pick #40 Round 2, Pick #40 $1,451,280 $660,000 $791,280 - - - - - - $1,451,280 $1,451,280
Round 3, Pick #71 Round 3, Pick #71 $918,160 $660,000 $258,160 - - - - - - $918,160 $918,160
Round 4, Pick #114 Round 4, Pick #114 $842,193 $660,000 $182,193 - - - - - - $842,193 $842,193
Round 5, Pick #152 Round 5, Pick #152 $737,545 $660,000 $77,545 - - - - - - $737,545 $77,545
Round 6, Pick #191 Round 6, Pick #191 $704,588 $660,000 $44,588 - - - - - - $704,588 $44,588
Round 7, Pick #237 Round 7, Pick #237 $684,256 $660,000 $24,256 - - - - - - $684,256 $24,256
Round 7, Pick #239 Round 7, Pick #239 $683,614 $660,000 $23,614 - - - - - - $683,614 $23,614
Round 7, Pick #253 Round 7, Pick #253 $679,094 $660,000 $19,094 - - - - - - $679,094 $19,094
Projected Draft Pool: $10,317,584 $10,317,584 $7,017,584


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 (13) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
JacksonKareem Jackson SS $2,882,353 - $2,882,353 - - - - - - $2,882,353 1.44
VannettNick Vannett TE $875,000 - $875,000 - - - - - - $875,000 0.44
YiadomIsaac Yiadom CB $190,379 - $190,379 - - - - - - $190,379 0.09
HollinsJustin Hollins DE $152,866 - $152,866 - - - - - - $152,866 0.08
WinfreeJuwann Winfree WR $85,626 - $85,626 - - - - - - $85,626 0.04
FumagalliTroy Fumagalli TE $70,450 - $70,450 - - - - - - $70,450 0.04
TuszkaDerrek Tuszka DE $56,619 - $56,619 - - - - - - $56,619 0.03
BellamyLevante Bellamy RB $20,000 - $20,000 - - - - - - $20,000 0.01
ManningZimari Manning WR $8,334 - $8,334 - - - - - - $8,334 0.00
HintonKendall Hinton WR $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
NealRiley Neal QB $5,334 - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
ColemanDouglas Coleman S $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
WattsHunter Watts T $2,000 - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Dead Money: $4,358,962 - $4,358,962 - - - - - - $4,358,962 2.17

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 $17,788,121
Adjustment $521,195
Adjusted Salary Cap $200,809,316
All Contracts $123,219,777 $39,163,719 $7,434,096 - $750,000 $5,542,917 $150,000 $176,260,507
Top 51 Contracts $113,919,777 $39,103,108 $7,434,096 - $750,000 $5,542,917 $150,000 $166,960,507
Dead Money - $4,358,962 - - - - - $4,358,962
Total (All) $123,219,777 $43,522,681 $7,434,096 - $750,000 $5,542,917 $150,000 $180,619,469
Total (w/Top 51) $113,919,777 $43,462,070 $7,434,096 - $750,000 $5,542,917 $150,000 $171,319,469
Cap Space (w/All) $20,189,847
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $29,489,847