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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 (53) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Miller Von Miller OLB $17,500,000 - - - $500,000 $4,225,000 - ($22,225,000) $22,225,000 11.07
Glasgow Graham Glasgow G $8,400,000 $3,000,000 $382,353 - $100,000 - - ($17,500,000) $11,882,353 5.92
Fuller Kyle Fuller CB $9,000,000 - $470,588 - - - - ($9,000,000) $9,470,588 4.72
Gordon Melvin Gordon RB $4,500,000 $2,000,000 $2,441,176 - - - - ($6,500,000) $8,941,176 4.45
Chubb Bradley Chubb OLB $920,000 $4,478,409 $3,448,806 - - - - ($8,677,215) $8,847,215 4.41
Callahan Bryce Callahan CB $6,500,000 $1,333,334 $676,471 - - - - ($7,833,334) $8,509,805 4.24
Simmons Justin Simmons FS $2,000,000 $3,750,000 - - - - - ($32,100,000) $5,750,000 2.86
Bolles Garett Bolles LT $1,000,000 $4,000,000 - - - - - ($34,000,000) $5,000,000 2.49
Jackson Kareem Jackson SS $4,750,000 - $235,294 - - - - ($4,750,000) $4,985,294 2.48
Bridgewater Teddy Bridgewater QB $4,250,000 - $165,000 - - - - ($4,250,000) $4,415,000 2.20
Harris Shelby Harris DT $1,000,000 $3,000,000 - - - - - ($15,000,000) $4,000,000 1.99
Surtain II Patrick Surtain II CB $660,000 $3,151,387 - - - - - ($20,962,629) $3,811,387 1.90
Fant Noah Fant TE $1,639,611 $1,794,222 - - - - - ($5,228,055) $3,433,833 1.71
Johnson A.J. Johnson ILB $3,384,000 - - - - - - - $3,384,000 1.69
Patrick Tim Patrick WR $3,384,000 - - - - - - - $3,384,000 1.69
Sutton Courtland Sutton WR $2,183,000 $763,987 - - - - - ($763,987) $2,946,987 1.47
Martin Sam Martin P $2,300,000 $483,333 - - - - - ($3,266,667) $2,783,333 1.39
Jewell Josey Jewell ILB $2,183,000 $178,497 - - - - - ($178,497) $2,361,497 1.18
McManus Brandon McManus K $1,075,000 $500,000 - - - $731,250 - ($6,000,000) $2,306,250 1.15
Massie Bobby Massie RT $1,075,000 $1,000,000 $200,000 - - - - ($2,075,000) $2,275,000 1.13
Purcell Mike Purcell DT $990,000 $187,500 $264,702 - - $586,667 - ($3,312,500) $2,028,869 1.01
Risner Dalton Risner G $1,069,299 $803,597 - - $75,000 - - ($1,682,194) $1,947,896 0.97
Lock Drew Lock QB $1,057,347 $779,694 - - $75,000 - - ($1,634,388) $1,912,041 0.95
Hamler K.J. Hamler WR $934,415 $687,660 - - - - - ($2,997,395) $1,622,075 0.81
Williams Javonte Williams RB $660,000 $951,955 - - - - - ($4,870,809) $1,611,955 0.80
Jones Dre'Mont Jones DE $875,800 $266,600 - - - - - ($533,200) $1,142,400 0.57
Cushenberry Lloyd Cushenberry C $821,636 $236,544 - - - - - ($709,632) $1,058,180 0.53
Agim McTelvin Agim DE $816,079 $214,318 - - - - - ($642,954) $1,030,397 0.51
Okwuegbunam Albert Okwuegbunam TE $780,000 $187,261 - - - - - ($561,783) $967,261 0.48
Ford Michael Ford CB $950,000 - - - - - - ($150,000) $950,000 0.47
Browning Baron Browning ILB $660,000 $210,155 - - - - - ($840,620) $870,155 0.43
Meinerz Quinn Meinerz C $660,000 $210,155 - - - - - ($840,620) $870,155 0.43
Reed Malik Reed OLB $850,000 $5,000 - - - - - ($5,000) $855,000 0.43
Fleming Cameron Fleming LT $1,075,000 - - - - - - ($1,075,000) $850,000 0.42
Stephen Shamar Stephen DE $1,075,000 - - - - - - ($1,075,000) $850,000 0.42
Saubert Eric Saubert TE $990,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.42
Anderson Calvin Anderson RT $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.42
Beck Andrew Beck TE $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.42
Spencer Diontae Spencer WR $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.42
Williams DeShawn Williams DT $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.42
Muti Netane Muti G $780,000 $51,448 - - - - - ($154,344) $831,448 0.41
Hairston Nate Hairston CB $935,000 - - - - - - - $802,774 0.40
Bobenmoyer Jacob Bobenmoyer LS $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.39
Locke P.J. Locke S $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.39
Sterns Caden Sterns S $660,000 $82,647 - - - - - ($330,588) $742,647 0.37
Johnson Jamar Johnson S $660,000 $77,555 - - - - - ($310,220) $737,555 0.37
Strnad Justin Strnad ILB $660,000 $59,443 - - - - - ($178,329) $719,443 0.36
Vincent Jr. Kary Vincent Jr. CB $660,000 $25,852 - - - - - ($103,408) $685,852 0.34
Cooper Jonathon Cooper OLB $660,000 $25,168 - - - - - ($100,672) $685,168 0.34
Mintze Andre Mintze OLB $660,000 $1,666 - - - - - ($85,000) $661,666 0.33
Griffith Jonas Griffith ILB $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.33
McCrary Nate McCrary RB $660,000 - - - - - - ($15,000) $660,000 0.33
Hinton Kendall Hinton WR $623,339 - - - - - - - $623,339 0.31
Active Roster: $152,898,994 $104,546,526 $34,497,387 $8,284,390 - $750,000 $5,542,917 - - $152,898,994 76.14


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 (9) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Darby Ronald Darby
(Hamstring)
CB $1,000,000 $3,000,000 - - - - - ($19,500,000) $4,000,000 1.99
Jeudy Jerry Jeudy
(Ankle)
WR $1,300,590 $2,152,359 - - - - - ($5,973,538) $3,452,949 1.72
Boone Mike Boone
(Quad)
RB $1,000,000 $800,000 - - - - - ($2,600,000) $1,800,000 0.90
Ojemudia Michael Ojemudia
(Hamstring)
CB $825,972 $253,890 - - - - - ($761,670) $1,079,862 0.54
Jones Brett Jones
(Biceps)
C $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $465,000 0.23
Patrick Natrez Patrick
(Leg)
OLB $465,000 - - - - - - - $465,000 0.23
Bellamy Levante Bellamy
(Ankle)
RB $440,000 - - - - - - - $440,000 0.22
Conway Cody Conway
(Knee)
T $415,000 - - - - - - - $415,000 0.21
Killins Adrian Killins
(Ankle)
RB $415,000 - - - - - - - $415,000 0.21
Injured Reserve: $12,532,811 $6,851,562 $6,206,249 - - - - - - $12,532,811 6.24


2021 Reserve/PUP 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 (2) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Dawson Duke Dawson CB $1,127,028 - - - - - - - $1,127,028 0.56
Bassey Essang Bassey CB $780,000 $6,666 - - - - - ($13,334) $786,666 0.39
Reserve/PUP: $1,913,694 $1,907,028 $6,666 - - - - - - $1,913,694 0.95


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 %
Hamilton Daesean Hamilton WR $2,183,000 $170,661 - - - - - ($170,661) $2,353,661 1.17
NFI: $2,353,661 $2,183,000 $170,661 - - - - - - $2,353,661 1.17


2021 Practice Squad

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

Player (15) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Bailey Quinn Bailey T $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Beyer Shaun Beyer TE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Cleveland Tyrie Cleveland WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Harris Jonathan Harris DT $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Himmelman Drew Himmelman T $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Robinson Curtis Robinson ILB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Rypien Brett Rypien QB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Schlottmann Austin Schlottmann G $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Smith Saivion Smith CB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Spencer Marquiss Spencer DE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Wade Barrington Wade LB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Williams Seth Williams WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Crockett Damarea Crockett RB $156,400 - - - - - - - $156,400 0.08
Farris Rojesterman Farris CB $156,400 - - - - - - - $156,400 0.08
Gafford Rico Gafford WR $156,400 - - - - - - - $156,400 0.08
Practice Squad: $2,456,400 $2,456,400 - - - - - - - $2,456,400 1.22


2021 Dead Cap

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

Player (33) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
James Ja'Wuan James RT - $3,000,000 - - - - - - $3,000,000 1.49
Jackson Kareem Jackson SS - $2,882,353 - - - - - - $2,882,353 1.44
Fleming Cameron Fleming T $745,000 $255,000 - - - - - - $1,000,000 0.50
Vannett Nick Vannett TE - $875,000 - - - - - - $875,000 0.44
Driskel Jeff Driskel QB - $750,000 - - - - - - $750,000 0.37
Stephen Shamar Stephen DT $335,000 $415,000 - - - - - - $750,000 0.37
Freeman Royce Freeman RB - $249,255 - - - - - - $249,255 0.12
Yiadom Isaac Yiadom CB - $190,379 - - - - - - $190,379 0.09
Hollins Justin Hollins DE - $152,866 - - - - - - $152,866 0.08
Himmelman Drew Himmelman T $125,000 $8,333 - - - - - - $133,333 0.07
Beyer Shaun Beyer TE $110,000 $5,000 - - - - - - $115,000 0.06
Winfree Juwann Winfree WR - $85,626 - - - - - - $85,626 0.04
Fumagalli Troy Fumagalli TE - $70,450 - - - - - - $70,450 0.04
Robinson Curtis Robinson ILB $60,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $63,333 0.03
Tuszka Derrek Tuszka DE - $56,619 - - - - - - $56,619 0.03
Jackson Warren Jackson WR $50,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $53,333 0.03
Hairston Nate Hairston CB $55,000 - - - - - - - $47,222 0.02
McCain Mac McCain CB $39,200 $6,666 - - - - - - $45,866 0.02
Crockett Damarea Crockett RB $36,667 - - - - - - - $36,667 0.02
Williams Seth Williams WR - $32,677 - - - - - - $32,677 0.02
Spencer Marquiss Spencer DE - $20,350 - - - - - - $20,350 0.01
Bellamy Levante Bellamy RB - $20,000 - - - - - - $20,000 0.01
Cleveland Tyrie Cleveland WR - $18,873 - - - - - - $18,873 0.01
Laufenberg Nolan Laufenberg G $15,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $18,333 0.01
Hinton Kendall Hinton WR $9,200 $6,667 - - - - - - $15,867 0.01
Manning Zimari Manning WR - $8,334 - - - - - - $8,334 0.00
Neal Riley Neal QB - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
Coleman Douglas Coleman S - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Prentice Adam Prentice FB - $3,333 - - - - - - $3,333 0.00
Watts Hunter Watts T - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Mack Branden Mack WR - $1,666 - - - - - - $1,666 0.00
Fort Austin Fort TE - $1,168 - - - - - - $1,168 0.00
Dukes Devontres Dukes WR - $333 - - - - - - $333 0.00
Dead: $10,708,904 $1,580,067 $9,136,615 - - - - - - $10,708,904 5.33


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 $104,546,526 $34,497,387 $8,284,390 - $750,000 $5,542,917 - $152,898,994
Injured Reserve Money $6,851,562 $6,206,249 - - - - - $12,532,811
Reserve/PUP Money $1,907,028 $6,666 - - - - - $1,913,694
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $2,183,000 $170,661 - - - - - $2,353,661
Dead Money $1,580,067 $9,136,615 - - - - - $10,708,904
Practice Squad $2,456,400 - - - - - - $2,456,400
Total $119,524,583 $50,017,578 $8,284,390 - $750,000 $5,542,917 - $182,864,464
Cap Space $17,944,852