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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
Massie Bobby Massie RT $4,000,000 $4,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $4,000,000 1.99
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Johnson Jamar Johnson S $737,555 $77,555 $660,000 $77,555 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($310,220) $737,555 $77,555 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
Vincent Jr. Kary Vincent Jr. CB $685,852 $25,852 $660,000 $25,852 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($103,408) $685,852 $25,852 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
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
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
Curry David Curry ILB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Dukes Devontres Dukes WR $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
Jackson Warren Jackson WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Laufenberg Nolan Laufenberg G $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Mack Branden Mack WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
McCain Mac McCain CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Mintze Andre Mintze DE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Prentice Adam Prentice FB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Robinson Curtis Robinson ILB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Browning Baron Browning LB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Cooper Jonathon Cooper DE 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Fleming Cameron Fleming T 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Meinerz Quinn Meinerz C 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Pope Ryan Pope T 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Sterns Caden Sterns S 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Surtain II Patrick Surtain II CB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Williams Javonte Williams RB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $179,031,613 $129,111,777 $35,827,825 $8,079,096 - $750,000 $5,542,917 - - $179,031,613 89.16


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 (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
James Ja'Wuan James RT $13,000,000 $10,000,000 $3,000,000 - - - - - - $13,000,000 6.47

 

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 %
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
HamiltonDaesean Hamilton WR $170,661 - $170,661 - - - - - - $170,661 0.08
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: $5,279,623 - $5,279,623 - - - - - - $5,279,623 2.63

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 $129,111,777 $35,827,825 $8,079,096 - $750,000 $5,542,917 - $179,031,613
Top 51 Contracts $109,131,777 $35,597,447 $8,079,096 - $750,000 $5,542,917 - $159,051,613
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $10,000,000 $3,000,000 - - - - - $13,000,000
Dead Money - $5,279,623 - - - - - $5,279,623
Total (All) $139,111,777 $44,107,448 $8,079,096 - $750,000 $5,542,917 - $197,311,236
Total (w/Top 51) $119,131,777 $43,877,070 $8,079,096 - $750,000 $5,542,917 - $177,331,236
Cap Space (w/All) $3,498,080
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $23,478,080