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Detroit Lions 2021 Salary Cap

Lions 2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Detroit Lions 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 %
Goff Jared Goff QB $5,650,000 - - - - $5,000,000 - ($41,150,000) $10,650,000 5.39
Vaitai Halapoulivaati Vaitai G $9,000,000 $1,400,000 - - - - - ($14,600,000) $10,400,000 5.26
Hockenson T.J. Hockenson TE $850,000 $3,108,859 $1,621,930 - - - - ($11,712,542) $5,580,789 2.82
Decker Taylor Decker LT $1,000,000 $1,500,000 - - - $2,400,000 - ($28,950,000) $4,900,000 2.48
Sewell Penei Sewell RT $660,000 $3,721,649 - - - - - ($24,099,069) $4,381,649 2.22
Brockers Michael Brockers DT $1,075,000 $1,975,000 - - - - - ($11,000,000) $3,050,000 1.54
Williams Nick Williams DT $1,250,000 $1,000,000 $206,064 - - $500,000 - ($2,250,000) $2,956,064 1.50
Walker Tracy Walker FS $2,183,000 $220,497 - - - - - ($220,497) $2,403,497 1.22
Boyle Tim Boyle QB $976,471 $1,000,000 $400,000 - - - - ($1,500,000) $2,376,471 1.20
Swift D'Andre Swift RB $998,132 $942,530 - - - - - ($5,211,987) $1,940,662 0.98
Harris Charles Harris OLB $1,400,000 $350,000 - - - - - ($1,750,000) $1,750,000 0.89
Anzalone Alex Anzalone ILB $1,500,000 - $235,294 - - - - ($1,500,000) $1,735,294 0.88
Williams Jamaal Williams RB $1,000,000 $625,000 - - - - - ($3,250,000) $1,625,000 0.82
Onwuzurike Levi Onwuzurike DT $660,000 $821,617 - - - - - ($4,316,872) $1,481,617 0.75
Reeves-Maybin Jalen Reeves-Maybin ILB $2,240,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($2,377,500) $1,127,500 0.57
Okwara Julian Okwara OLB $834,152 $286,607 - - - - - ($857,352) $1,120,759 0.57
Harris Will Harris SS $850,000 $238,061 - - $30,000 - - ($506,122) $1,118,061 0.57
Jackson Jonah Jackson G $828,035 $262,140 - - - - - ($786,420) $1,090,175 0.55
Bryant Austin Bryant OLB $850,000 $183,158 - - - - - ($366,316) $1,033,158 0.52
Hodge Khadarel Hodge WR $920,000 $80,000 - - - - - ($80,000) $1,000,000 0.51
Raymond Kalif Raymond WR $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.50
McNeill Alim McNeill DT $660,000 $272,579 - - - - - ($1,090,316) $932,579 0.47
Oruwariye Amani Oruwariye CB $850,000 $80,526 - - - - - ($161,053) $930,526 0.47
Cabinda Jason Cabinda FB $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.47
Holden Will Holden G $868,887 - - - - - - - $868,887 0.44
St. Brown Amon-Ra St. Brown WR $660,000 $196,313 - - - - - ($785,252) $856,313 0.43
Barnes Derrick Barnes ILB $660,000 $195,301 - - - - - ($781,204) $855,301 0.43
Moore C.J. Moore FS $850,000 $2,334 - - - - - ($2,334) $852,334 0.43
Marlowe Dean Marlowe SS $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $850,000 0.43
Blough David Blough QB $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.43
Penisini John Penisini DT $780,000 $42,794 - - - - - ($128,382) $822,794 0.42
Fox Jack Fox P $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.39
Igwebuike Godwin Igwebuike S $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.39
Nelson Matt Nelson RT $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.39
Price Bobby Price S $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.39
Woods Josh Woods ILB $755,552 - - - - - - - $755,552 0.38
Jefferson Jermar Jefferson RB $660,000 $19,581 - - - - - ($78,324) $679,581 0.34
Jacobs Jerry Jacobs CB $660,000 $1,166 - - - - - ($3,500) $661,166 0.33
Benson Trinity Benson WR $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.33
Daly Scott Daly LS $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.33
Pittman Anthony Pittman ILB $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.33
Melifonwu Ifeatu Melifonwu CB $442,220 $210,155 - - - - - ($840,620) $652,375 0.33
Lemonier Jessie Lemonier DE $606,667 - - - - - - - $606,666 0.31
McCollum Ryan McCollum C $513,333 - - - - - - - $513,333 0.26
Reynolds Josh Reynolds WR $499,995 - - - - - - ($1,750,000) $499,995 0.25
Gilbert Mark Gilbert CB $476,667 - - - - - - - $476,666 0.24
Ehinger Parker Ehinger G $385,000 - - - - - - - $330,554 0.17
Elliott Jalen Elliott S $329,994 - - - - - - - $329,994 0.17
Wright Brock Wright TE $329,994 - - - - - - - $329,994 0.17
Kennedy Tom Kennedy WR $293,328 - - - - - - - $293,328 0.15
Patterson Riley Patterson K $293,328 - - - - - - - $293,328 0.15
Kraemer Tommy Kraemer G $256,662 - - - - - - - $256,662 0.13
Berry Rashod Berry TE $219,996 - - - - - - - $219,996 0.11
Active Roster: $83,446,120 $55,626,413 $19,010,867 $2,463,288 - $30,000 $7,900,000 - - $83,446,120 42.20


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 (12) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Flowers Trey Flowers
(Knee)
OLB $14,375,000 $5,614,000 - - - - - ($32,842,000) $19,989,000 10.11
Okudah Jeff Okudah
(Achilles)
CB $779,995 $5,486,099 $1,354,025 - - - - ($16,458,297) $7,620,119 3.85
Okwara Romeo Okwara
(Achilles)
OLB $1,000,000 $3,500,000 - - - - - ($20,000,000) $4,500,000 2.28
Ragnow Frank Ragnow
(Toe)
C $1,209,111 $2,861,843 - - - - - ($29,622,483) $4,070,954 2.06
Crosby Tyrell Crosby
(Undisclosed)
LT $2,183,000 $71,923 - - - - - ($71,923) $2,254,923 1.14
Stenberg Logan Stenberg
(Undisclosed)
G $780,000 $185,410 - - - - - ($556,230) $965,410 0.49
Hamilton Shaun-Dion Hamilton
(Undisclosed)
OLB $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.47
Seibert Austin Seibert
(Hip)
K $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.43
Parker A.J. Parker
(Ankle)
CB $660,000 $3,333 - - - - - ($35,000) $663,333 0.34
Cephus Quintez Cephus
(Shoulder)
WR $534,443 $76,072 - - - - - ($228,216) $610,514 0.31
Heath Joel Heath
(Knee-acl)
DT $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $465,000 0.24
McKinley Javon McKinley
(Undisclosed)
WR $119,600 - - - - - - - $119,600 0.06
Injured Reserve: $43,028,853 $24,401,149 $17,798,680 $1,354,025 - - - - - $43,028,853 21.76


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 (4) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Brown Evan Brown C $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.47
Cornell Jashon Cornell DE $550,000 $21,133 - - - - - ($63,399) $571,133 0.29
Taumoepeau Charlie Taumoepeau TE $415,000 - - - - - - - $415,000 0.21
Bryant Hunter Bryant TE $100,000 $6,666 - - - - - ($13,334) $106,666 0.05
NFI: $2,012,799 $1,985,000 $27,799 - - - - - - $2,012,799 1.02


2021 Practice Squad

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

Player (14) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Robey-Coleman Nickell Robey-Coleman CB $168,000 - - - - - - - $168,000 0.08
Montez Steven Montez QB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Reynolds Craig Reynolds RB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Zylstra Shane Zylstra TE $119,600 - - - - - - - $119,600 0.06
Allison Geronimo Allison WR $112,000 - - - - - - - $112,000 0.06
Banks Eric Banks DE $101,200 - - - - - - - $101,200 0.05
Rosas Aldrick Rosas K $98,000 - - - - - - - $98,000 0.05
Eubanks Nick Eubanks TE $82,800 - - - - - - - $82,800 0.04
Skipper Dan Skipper T $73,600 - - - - - - - $73,600 0.04
Ballentine Corey Ballentine CB $64,400 - - - - - - - $64,400 0.03
Bolton Curtis Bolton LB $55,200 - - - - - - - $55,200 0.03
Motley Parnell Motley CB $55,200 - - - - - - - $55,200 0.03
Beckett Tavante Beckett LB $46,000 - - - - - - - $46,000 0.02
Hector Bruce Hector DT $46,000 - - - - - - - $46,000 0.02
Practice Squad: $1,353,200 $1,353,200 - - - - - - - $1,353,200 0.68


2021 Dead Cap

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

Player (65) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Stafford Matthew Stafford QB - $10,000,000 - - - $9,000,000 - - $19,000,000 9.61
Collins Jamie Collins OLB $3,800,000 $2,333,333 - - $200,000 $1,000,000 - - $7,333,333 3.71
Coleman Justin Coleman CB - $6,087,000 - - - - - - $6,087,000 3.08
Trufant Desmond Trufant CB $3,500,000 $2,500,000 - - - - - - $6,000,000 3.03
James Jesse James TE - $4,287,000 - - - - - - $4,287,000 2.17
Daniel Chase Daniel QB - $3,000,000 - - - - - - $3,000,000 1.52
Williams Tyrell Williams WR $2,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - - $3,000,000 1.52
Jones Christian Jones LB - $985,000 - $1,200,000 - - - - $2,185,000 1.11
Perriman Breshad Perriman WR $2,000,000 - - - - - - - $2,000,000 1.01
Fells Darren Fells TE $1,400,000 $137,500 - - - - - - $1,312,500 0.66
Shelton Danny Shelton DT - $1,250,000 - - - - - - $1,250,000 0.63
Okwara Romeo Okwara DE - $901,668 - - - - - - $901,668 0.46
Tavai Jahlani Tavai LB - $758,449 - - $50,000 - - - $808,449 0.41
Hand Da'shawn Hand DE $613,332 $170,491 - - - - - - $783,823 0.40
Bullock Randy Bullock K $550,000 $200,000 - - - - - - $750,000 0.38
Johnson Kerryon Johnson RB - $702,490 - - - - - - $702,490 0.36
Strong Kevin Strong DT $472,220 $2,000 - - - - - - $474,220 0.24
Ballentine Corey Ballentine CB $472,220 - - - - - - - $472,220 0.24
Allison Geronimo Allison WR $331,000 $137,500 - - - - - - $468,500 0.24
Marlowe Dean Marlowe SS $300,000 $137,500 - - - - - - $437,500 0.22
Kennedy Tom Kennedy WR $403,603 - - - - - - - $403,603 0.20
Worley Daryl Worley CB $303,000 - - - - - - - $303,000 0.15
Santoso Ryan Santoso K $270,666 - - - - - - - $270,666 0.14
Dahl Joe Dahl G - $250,000 - - - - - - $250,000 0.13
Ford Michael Ford CB - $250,000 - - - - - - $250,000 0.13
Kraemer Tommy Kraemer G $223,599 $5,000 - - - - - - $228,599 0.12
Huntley Jason Huntley RB - $217,731 - - - - - - $217,731 0.11
Beckett Tavante Beckett LB $212,066 $3,333 - - - - - - $215,399 0.11
Wright Brock Wright TE $177,732 $3,333 - - - - - - $181,065 0.09
Banks Eric Banks DE $173,332 - - - - - - - $173,332 0.09
Hector Bruce Hector DT $157,622 - - - - - - - $157,622 0.08
Elliott Jalen Elliott S $137,732 $10,000 - - - - - - $147,732 0.07
Dunbar Quinton Dunbar CB - $137,500 - - - - - - $137,500 0.07
Robey-Coleman Nickell Robey-Coleman CB $129,722 - - - - - - - $129,722 0.07
McKinley Javon McKinley WR $121,800 $5,000 - - - - - - $126,800 0.06
Surratt Sage Surratt WR $99,200 $3,333 - - - - - - $102,533 0.05
Motley Parnell Motley CB $92,000 - - - - - - - $92,000 0.05
Paulo Darrin Paulo T $92,000 - - - - - - - $92,000 0.05
Johnson Ty Johnson RB - $85,952 - - - - - - $85,952 0.04
Adams Jr. Jonathan Adams Jr. WR $80,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $83,333 0.04
Berry Rashod Berry TE $73,600 - - - - - - - $73,600 0.04
Jonsen Travis Jonsen WR $73,600 - - - - - - - $73,600 0.04
Zylstra Shane Zylstra TE $73,466 - - - - - - - $73,466 0.04
Ehinger Parker Ehinger G $64,400 - - - - - - - $64,400 0.03
Holden Will Holden G $51,111 - - - - - - - $51,111 0.03
Muhlbach Don Muhlbach LS - $50,000 - - - - - - $50,000 0.03
Lemonier Jessie Lemonier DE $36,800 - - - - - - - $36,800 0.02
Pinkney Jared Pinkney TE $36,800 - - - - - - - $36,800 0.02
Bawden Nick Bawden FB - $21,051 - - - - - - $21,051 0.01
Dinson Jeremiah Dinson S - $20,000 - - - - - - $20,000 0.01
Brown Shakur Brown CB $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
Mills Dedrick Mills RB $15,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $18,333 0.01
Brinkley Beau Brinkley LS $14,000 - - - - - - - $14,000 0.01
Gonzalez Zane Gonzalez K $14,000 - - - - - - - $14,000 0.01
Bryant Hunter Bryant TE - $13,334 - - - - - - $13,334 0.01
Amos D'Angelo Amos S $10,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $11,666 0.01
Siposs Arryn Siposs P - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
Edwards Lac Edwards P $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Jackson Drake Jackson C - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Wirtel Steven Wirtel LS - $4,667 - - - - - - $4,667 0.00
Benzschawel Beau Benzschawel G - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Price Bobby Price S - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Sellers Luke Sellers FB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Hausmann Jake Hausmann TE - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Heim Evan Heim T - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Dead: $65,533,722 $18,603,223 $35,705,499 - $1,200,000 $250,000 $10,000,000 - - $65,533,722 33.14


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 $12,819,468
Adjustment $2,407,959
Adjusted Salary Cap $197,727,427
All Contracts $55,626,413 $19,010,867 $2,463,288 - $30,000 $7,900,000 - $83,446,120
Injured Reserve Money $24,401,149 $17,798,680 $1,354,025 - - - - $43,028,853
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $1,985,000 $27,799 - - - - - $2,012,799
Dead Money $18,603,223 $35,705,499 - $1,200,000 $250,000 $10,000,000 - $65,533,722
Practice Squad $1,353,200 - - - - - - $1,353,200
Total $101,968,985 $72,542,845 $3,817,313 $1,200,000 $280,000 $17,900,000 - $195,374,694
Cap Space $2,352,733