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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 %
Flowers Trey Flowers OLB $14,375,000 $5,614,000 - - - - - ($32,842,000) $19,989,000 10.11
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
Collins Jamie Collins ILB $3,800,000 $2,333,333 - - $200,000 $1,000,000 - ($14,000,000) $7,333,333 3.71
Hockenson T.J. Hockenson TE $850,000 $3,108,859 $1,621,930 - - - - ($11,712,542) $5,580,789 2.82
Okwara Romeo Okwara OLB $1,000,000 $3,500,000 - - - - - ($20,000,000) $4,500,000 2.28
Sewell Penei Sewell RT $660,000 $3,721,649 - - - - - ($24,099,069) $4,381,649 2.22
Ragnow Frank Ragnow C $1,209,111 $2,861,843 - - - - - ($29,622,483) $4,070,954 2.06
Brockers Michael Brockers DT $1,075,000 $1,975,000 - - - - - ($11,000,000) $3,050,000 1.54
Williams Tyrell Williams WR $2,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - ($4,000,000) $3,000,000 1.52
Williams Nick Williams DT $1,250,000 $1,000,000 $218,750 - - $500,000 - ($2,250,000) $2,968,750 1.50
Walker Tracy Walker FS $2,183,000 $220,497 - - - - - ($220,497) $2,403,497 1.22
Swift D'Andre Swift RB $998,132 $942,530 - - - - - ($5,211,987) $1,940,662 0.98
Anzalone Alex Anzalone ILB $1,500,000 - $250,000 - - - - ($1,500,000) $1,750,000 0.89
Harris Charles Harris OLB $1,400,000 $350,000 - - - - - ($1,750,000) $1,750,000 0.89
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
Stenberg Logan Stenberg G $780,000 $185,410 - - - - - ($556,230) $965,410 0.49
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
Brown Evan Brown C $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 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
Cephus Quintez Cephus WR $780,000 $76,072 - - - - - ($228,216) $856,072 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
Fells Darren Fells TE $1,075,000 - - - - - - ($1,075,000) $850,000 0.43
Marlowe Dean Marlowe SS $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $850,000 0.43
Blough David Blough QB $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.43
Seibert Austin Seibert K $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.43
Strong Kevin Strong DT $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.43
Penisini John Penisini DT $780,000 $42,794 - - - - - ($128,382) $822,794 0.42
Ballentine Corey Ballentine CB $802,774 - - - - - - - $802,774 0.41
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
Worley Daryl Worley CB $880,000 - - - - - - - $755,552 0.38
Jefferson Jermar Jefferson RB $660,000 $19,581 - - - - - ($78,324) $679,581 0.34
Parker A.J. Parker CB $660,000 $3,333 - - - - - ($35,000) $663,333 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
Kennedy Tom Kennedy WR $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.33
Pittman Anthony Pittman ILB $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.33
Active Roster: $117,705,026 $78,889,091 $31,874,703 $2,090,680 - $230,000 $6,500,000 - - $117,705,026 59.53


2021 Reserve/Suspended Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently in suspended. 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 %
Cornell Jashon Cornell DE $550,000 $21,133 - - - - - ($63,399) $571,133 0.29
Suspended: $571,133 $550,000 $21,133 - - - - - - $571,133 0.29


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 (8) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Okudah Jeff Okudah
(Achilles)
CB $779,995 $5,486,099 $1,354,025 - - - - ($16,458,297) $7,620,119 3.85
Decker Taylor Decker
(Finger)
LT $1,000,000 $1,500,000 - - - $2,400,000 - ($28,950,000) $4,900,000 2.48
Boyle Tim Boyle
(Thumb)
QB $976,471 $1,000,000 $400,000 - - - - ($1,500,000) $2,376,471 1.20
Crosby Tyrell Crosby
(Undisclosed)
LT $2,183,000 $71,923 - - - - - ($71,923) $2,254,923 1.14
Hand Da'shawn Hand
(Groin)
DE $920,000 $170,491 - - - - - ($170,491) $1,090,491 0.55
Hamilton Shaun-Dion Hamilton
(Undisclosed)
OLB $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.47
Melifonwu Ifeatu Melifonwu
(Thigh)
CB $660,000 $210,155 - - - - - ($840,620) $870,155 0.44
Heath Joel Heath
(Knee-acl)
DT $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $465,000 0.24
Injured Reserve: $20,497,159 $8,429,466 $8,438,668 $1,754,025 - - $2,400,000 - - $20,497,159 10.37


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 (2) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Bryant Hunter Bryant TE $440,000 $6,666 - - - - - ($13,334) $446,666 0.23
Taumoepeau Charlie Taumoepeau TE $415,000 - - - - - - - $415,000 0.21
NFI: $861,666 $855,000 $6,666 - - - - - - $861,666 0.44


2021 Practice Squad

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

Player (16) 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 $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.13
Allison Geronimo Allison WR $238,000 - - - - - - - $238,000 0.12
Beckett Tavante Beckett LB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Elliott Jalen Elliott S $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Hector Bruce Hector DT $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Lemonier Jessie Lemonier DE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
McKinley Javon McKinley WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Montez Steven Montez QB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Motley Parnell Motley CB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Paulo Darrin Paulo T $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Pinkney Jared Pinkney TE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Reynolds Craig Reynolds RB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Wright Brock Wright TE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Zylstra Shane Zylstra TE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Kraemer Tommy Kraemer G $156,400 - - - - - - - $156,400 0.08
Santoso Ryan Santoso K $147,200 - - - - - - - $147,200 0.07
Practice Squad: $2,780,800 $2,780,800 - - - - - - - $2,780,800 1.41


2021 Dead Cap

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

Player (45) 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
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
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
Daniel Chase Daniel QB - $1,500,000 - - - - - - $1,500,000 0.76
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
Bullock Randy Bullock K $550,000 $200,000 - - - - - - $750,000 0.38
Johnson Kerryon Johnson RB - $702,490 - - - - - - $702,490 0.36
Fells Darren Fells TE $325,000 $137,500 - - - - - - $462,500 0.23
Marlowe Dean Marlowe SS $300,000 $137,500 - - - - - - $437,500 0.22
Dahl Joe Dahl G - $250,000 - - - - - - $250,000 0.13
Ford Michael Ford CB - $250,000 - - - - - - $250,000 0.13
Huntley Jason Huntley RB - $217,731 - - - - - - $217,731 0.11
Allison Geronimo Allison WR - $137,500 - - - - - - $137,500 0.07
Dunbar Quinton Dunbar CB - $137,500 - - - - - - $137,500 0.07
Surratt Sage Surratt WR $99,200 $3,333 - - - - - - $102,533 0.05
McKinley Javon McKinley WR $94,200 $5,000 - - - - - - $99,200 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
Kraemer Tommy Kraemer G $76,667 $5,000 - - - - - - $81,667 0.04
Beckett Tavante Beckett LB $65,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $68,333 0.03
Holden Will Holden G $51,111 - - - - - - - $51,111 0.03
Muhlbach Don Muhlbach LS - $50,000 - - - - - - $50,000 0.03
Wright Brock Wright TE $40,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $43,333 0.02
Bawden Nick Bawden FB - $21,051 - - - - - - $21,051 0.01
Dinson Jeremiah Dinson S - $20,000 - - - - - - $20,000 0.01
Mills Dedrick Mills RB $15,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $18,333 0.01
Gonzalez Zane Gonzalez K $14,000 - - - - - - - $14,000 0.01
Worley Daryl Worley CB $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
Elliott Jalen Elliott S - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
Siposs Arryn Siposs P - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
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
Strong Kevin Strong DT - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Hausmann Jake Hausmann TE - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Heim Evan Heim T - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Dead: $48,185,853 $7,234,178 $30,701,675 - $1,200,000 $50,000 $9,000,000 - - $48,185,853 24.37


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 $78,889,091 $31,874,703 $2,090,680 - $230,000 $6,500,000 - $117,705,026
Reserve/Suspended Money $550,000 $21,133 - - - - - $571,133
Injured Reserve Money $8,429,466 $8,438,668 $1,754,025 - - $2,400,000 - $20,497,159
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $855,000 $6,666 - - - - - $861,666
Dead Money $7,234,178 $30,701,675 - $1,200,000 $50,000 $9,000,000 - $48,185,853
Practice Squad $2,780,800 - - - - - - $2,780,800
Total $98,738,535 $71,042,845 $3,844,705 $1,200,000 $280,000 $17,900,000 - $190,601,637
Cap Space $7,125,790