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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 (88) 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
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
Bridgewater Teddy Bridgewater QB $4,415,000 $4,250,000 0- $165,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $4,415,000 2.20
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
Surtain II Patrick Surtain II CB $3,811,387 $660,000 $3,151,387 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($20,962,629) $3,811,387 1.90
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
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
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
Massie Bobby Massie RT $2,275,000 $1,075,000 $1,000,000 $200,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,575,000) $2,275,000 1.13
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
Stephen Shamar Stephen DT $1,970,000 $1,075,000 $415,000 $480,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($750,000) $1,970,000 0.98
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
Fleming Cameron Fleming T $1,650,000 $1,075,000 $255,000 $320,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,650,000 0.82
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
Williams Javonte Williams RB $1,611,955 $660,000 $951,955 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,870,809) $1,611,955 0.80
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
Kalambayi Peter Kalambayi OLB $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.46
Marshall Trey Marshall S $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.46
Browning Baron Browning LB $870,155 $660,000 $210,155 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($840,620) $870,155 0.43
Meinerz Quinn Meinerz C $870,155 $660,000 $210,155 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($840,620) $870,155 0.43
Reed Malik Reed OLB $855,000 $850,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $855,000 0.43
Hairston Nate Hairston CB $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
Saubert Eric Saubert TE $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
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
Darboh Amara Darboh WR $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
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
Taumoepenu Pita Taumoepenu OLB $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 $51,448 $780,000 $51,448 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($154,344) $831,448 $51,448 0.41
Cleveland Tyrie Cleveland WR $798,873 $18,873 $780,000 $18,873 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($56,619) $798,873 $18,873 0.40
Bassey Essang Bassey CB $786,666 $6,666 $780,000 $6,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,334) $786,666 $6,666 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
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
Sterns Caden Sterns S $742,647 $82,647 $660,000 $82,647 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($330,588) $742,647 $82,647 0.37
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
Williams Seth Williams WR $692,677 $32,677 $660,000 $32,677 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($130,708) $692,677 $32,677 0.34
Cooper Jonathon Cooper DE $685,168 $25,168 $660,000 $25,168 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($100,672) $685,168 $25,168 0.34
Spencer Marquiss Spencer DE $680,350 $20,350 $660,000 $20,350 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($81,400) $680,350 $20,350 0.34
Himmelman Drew Himmelman T $668,333 $8,333 $660,000 $8,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($150,000) $668,333 $8,333 0.33
McCain Mac McCain CB $666,666 $6,666 $660,000 $6,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($50,000) $666,666 $6,666 0.33
Beyer Shaun Beyer TE $665,000 $5,000 $660,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($125,000) $665,000 $5,000 0.33
Jackson Warren Jackson WR $663,333 $3,333 $660,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($60,000) $663,333 $3,333 0.33
Laufenberg Nolan Laufenberg G $663,333 $3,333 $660,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($25,000) $663,333 $3,333 0.33
Prentice Adam Prentice FB $663,333 $3,333 $660,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($20,000) $663,333 $3,333 0.33
Robinson Curtis Robinson ILB $663,333 $3,333 $660,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($60,000) $663,333 $3,333 0.33
Mack Branden Mack WR $661,666 $1,666 $660,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $661,666 $1,666 0.33
Mintze Andre Mintze DE $661,666 $1,666 $660,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($85,000) $661,666 $1,666 0.33
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
Dukes Devontres Dukes WR $660,333 $333 $660,000 $333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,000) $660,333 $333 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
Conway Cody Conway T $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
Pierson-El De'Mornay Pierson-El WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Thompson Tedric Thompson S 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $187,918,336 $131,671,777 $41,634,548 $8,599,096 - $750,000 $5,542,917 - - $187,918,336 93.58


2021 Injured Reserve Cap

Injured players who will miss the remainder of the season. Their cap figures count toward the team total.

Player (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Patrick Natrez Patrick OLB $465,000 $465,000 - - - - - - - $465,000 0.23


2021 Non-Football Injury Cap

Players who have suffered a non-football related injury. They do not count against the active roster, but their cap hit does.

Player (3) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Hamilton Daesean Hamilton WR $2,353,661 $2,183,000 $170,661 - - - - - - $2,353,661 1.17
Johnson Jamar Johnson S $737,555 $660,000 $77,555 - - - - - - $737,555 0.37
Vincent Jr. Kary Vincent Jr. CB $685,852 $660,000 $25,852 - - - - - - $685,852 0.34

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (10) 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 #9Patrick Surtain II Round 1, Pick #9 CB $3,811,387 $660,000 $3,151,387 - - - - - - $3,811,387 $3,811,387
Round 2, Pick #35Javonte Williams Round 2, Pick #35 RB $1,611,955 $660,000 $951,955 - - - - - - $1,611,955 $1,611,955
Round 3, Pick #98Quinn Meinerz Round 3, Pick #98 C $870,154 $660,000 $210,154 - - - - - - $870,154 $870,154
Round 3, Pick #105Baron Browning Round 3, Pick #105 LB $870,154 $660,000 $210,154 - - - - - - $870,154 $870,154
Round 5, Pick #152Caden Sterns Round 5, Pick #152 S $742,647 $660,000 $82,647 - - - - - - $742,647 $82,647
Round 5, Pick #164Jamar Johnson Round 5, Pick #164 S $737,555 $660,000 $77,555 - - - - - - $737,555 $77,555
Round 6, Pick #219Seth Williams Round 6, Pick #219 WR $692,677 $660,000 $32,677 - - - - - - $692,677 $32,677
Round 7, Pick #237Kary Vincent Jr. Round 7, Pick #237 CB $685,852 $660,000 $25,852 - - - - - - $685,852 $25,852
Round 7, Pick #239Jonathon Cooper Round 7, Pick #239 DE $685,168 $660,000 $25,168 - - - - - - $685,168 $25,168
Round 7, Pick #253Marquiss Spencer Round 7, Pick #253 DE $680,350 $660,000 $20,350 - - - - - - $680,350 $20,350
Projected Draft Pool: $11,387,899 $11,387,899 $7,427,899


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 (15) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
JamesJa'Wuan James RT $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 - - - - - - $3,000,000 1.49
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
DriskelJeff Driskel QB $750,000 - $750,000 - - - - - - $750,000 0.37
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: $8,108,962 - $8,108,962 - - - - - - $8,108,962 4.04

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 $131,671,777 $41,634,548 $8,599,096 - $750,000 $5,542,917 - $187,918,336
Top 51 Contracts $106,021,777 $41,299,112 $8,599,096 - $750,000 $5,542,917 - $162,268,336
Injured Reserve Money $465,000 - - - - - - $465,000
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $3,503,000 $274,068 - - - - - $3,777,068
Dead Money - $8,108,962 - - - - - $8,108,962
Total (All) $135,639,777 $50,017,578 $8,599,096 - $750,000 $5,542,917 - $200,269,366
Total (w/Top 51) $109,989,777 $49,682,142 $8,599,096 - $750,000 $5,542,917 - $174,619,366
Cap Space (w/All) $539,950
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $26,189,950