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Detroit Lions 2019 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Detroit Lions 2019 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 %
Stafford Matthew Stafford QB $13,500,000 $10,000,000 $5,500,000 - $500,000 - - ($55,500,000) $29,500,000 15.17
Slay Darius Slay CB $12,550,000 $2,900,000 $234,375 - $250,000 - - ($6,050,000) $15,934,375 8.20
Wagner Ricky Wagner RT $9,000,000 $2,900,000 - - - - - ($8,700,000) $11,900,000 6.12
Daniels Mike Daniels DT $7,800,000 - $187,500 - - - - ($7,800,000) $7,987,500 4.11
Flowers Trey Flowers DE $805,000 $5,614,000 - - - - - ($40,000,000) $6,419,000 3.30
Kennard Devon Kennard OLB $3,500,000 $1,750,000 $351,555 - $100,000 - $250,000 ($4,600,000) $5,951,555 3.06
Amendola Danny Amendola WR $4,250,000 - $234,375 - - - - - $4,484,375 2.31
Harrison Damon Harrison DT $1,000,000 $2,500,000 $500,000 - $250,000 - - ($8,000,000) $4,250,000 2.19
Jones Christian Jones ILB $1,579,118 $1,342,500 $300,000 - $250,000 - $200,000 - $3,671,617 1.89
Decker Taylor Decker LT $1,945,498 $1,543,997 - - - - - ($3,489,494) $3,489,495 1.79
Prater Matt Prater K $2,200,000 $900,000 $200,000 - $100,000 - - ($1,900,000) $3,400,000 1.75
Wiggins Kenny Wiggins G $2,500,000 $375,000 $250,000 - - - - ($375,000) $3,125,000 1.61
Davis Jarrad Davis ILB $1,462,198 $1,529,396 - - - - - ($4,520,993) $2,991,594 1.54
Coleman Justin Coleman CB $805,000 $2,029,000 - - $50,000 - - ($16,050,000) $2,884,000 1.48
Ragnow Frank Ragnow G $1,015,461 $1,661,843 - - - - - ($7,551,915) $2,677,304 1.38
Martin Sam Martin P $1,700,000 $500,000 - - $100,000 - - ($1,100,000) $2,300,000 1.18
James Jesse James TE $805,000 $1,429,000 - - $50,000 - - ($10,550,000) $2,284,000 1.17
Glasgow Graham Glasgow G $2,025,000 $161,355 - - - - - ($161,355) $2,186,355 1.12
Melvin Rashaan Melvin CB $1,300,000 $600,000 $131,250 - $100,000 - - ($800,000) $2,131,250 1.10
Wilson Tavon Wilson SS $1,000,000 $875,000 $140,625 - $50,000 - - ($925,000) $2,065,625 1.06
Okwara Romeo Okwara DE $720,000 $901,666 $117,188 - $50,000 - - ($3,475,000) $1,788,854 0.92
Robinson A'Shawn Robinson DT $1,163,678 $501,570 - - - - - ($501,570) $1,665,248 0.86
Tavai Jahlani Tavai LB $495,000 $758,449 - - - - - ($3,842,158) $1,253,449 0.64
Aboushi Oday Aboushi T $1,000,000 $250,000 - - - - - ($250,000) $1,250,000 0.64
Dahl Joe Dahl C $720,000 $311,481 - - - - - ($1,531,481) $1,031,481 0.53
Killebrew Miles Killebrew FS $720,000 $144,641 - - - - - ($144,641) $864,641 0.44
Golladay Kenny Golladay WR $676,000 $179,706 - - - - - ($359,412) $855,706 0.44
Walker Tracy Walker S $628,000 $220,497 - - - - - ($661,491) $848,497 0.44
Thomas Logan Thomas TE $805,000 - - - - - - - $805,000 0.41
Reeves-Maybin Jalen Reeves-Maybin OLB $645,000 $154,721 - - - - - ($309,445) $799,721 0.41
Muhlbach Don Muhlbach LS $1,030,000 $90,000 - - - - - ($90,000) $735,000 0.38
Harris Will Harris S $495,000 $238,061 - - - - - ($952,244) $733,061 0.38
McKissic J.D. McKissic WR $720,000 - - - - - - - $720,000 0.37
Agnew Jamal Agnew CB $645,000 $64,591 - - - - - ($129,182) $709,591 0.36
Crosby Tyrell Crosby T $570,000 $71,920 - - - - - ($215,763) $641,920 0.33
Bryant Austin Bryant DE $419,291 $182,459 - - - - - ($729,836) $601,749 0.31
Oruwariye Amani Oruwariye CB $495,000 $80,526 - - - - - ($322,105) $575,526 0.30
Ford Michael Ford CB $570,000 - - - - - - - $570,000 0.29
Virgin Dee Virgin CB $570,000 - - - - - - - $570,000 0.29
Johnson Ty Johnson RB $495,000 $42,976 - - - - - ($171,904) $537,976 0.28
Benzschawel Beau Benzschawel G $495,000 $3,333 - - - - - ($10,000) $498,333 0.26
Moore C.J. Moore S $495,000 $2,333 - - - - - ($27,000) $497,333 0.26
Blough David Blough QB $495,000 - - - - - - ($60,000) $495,000 0.25
Atkins John Atkins DT $349,412 - - - - - - - $349,411 0.18
Longa Steve Longa OLB $335,290 - - - - - - - $335,290 0.17
Jackson Michael Jackson CB $262,059 - - - - - - - $262,058 0.13
Skipper Dan Skipper T $203,824 - - - - - - - $203,823 0.10
Nauta Isaac Nauta TE $174,706 - - - - - - - $174,705 0.09
Sloter Kyle Sloter QB $151,765 - - - - - - - $151,764 0.08
Lacy Chris Lacy WR $145,588 - - - - - - - $145,588 0.07
Cabinda Jason Cabinda LB $134,116 - - - - - - - $134,116 0.07
Herron Frank Herron DT $87,354 - - - - - - - $87,354 0.04
Fulgham Travis Fulgham WR $87,353 - - - - - - - $87,352 0.04


2019 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 (10) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Jones Marvin Jones
(Ankle)
WR $6,500,000 $1,600,000 - - - $1,083,333 - ($5,366,668) $9,183,333 4.72
Hockenson T.J. Hockenson
(Ankle)
TE $495,000 $3,108,859 - - - - - ($19,821,225) $3,603,859 1.85
Johnson Kerryon Johnson
(Knee)
RB $775,622 $702,489 - - - - - ($2,883,090) $1,478,111 0.76
Kearse Jermaine Kearse
(Leg)
WR $1,000,000 $337,500 - - - - - ($350,000) $1,337,500 0.69
Hand Da'shawn Hand
(Ankle)
DE $570,000 $170,491 - - - - - ($511,473) $740,491 0.38
Driskel Jeff Driskel
(Hamstring)
QB $635,294 - - - - - - - $635,294 0.33
Hall Marvin Hall
(Foot)
WR $569,115 - - - - - - - $569,115 0.29
Bawden Nick Bawden
(Foot)
FB $495,000 $21,051 - - - - - ($63,153) $516,051 0.27
Strong Kevin Strong
(Ribs)
DT $495,000 $2,000 - - - - - ($6,000) $497,000 0.26
Kilgo Darius Kilgo
(Undisclosed)
DT $448,000 - - - - - - - $448,000 0.23


2019 Practice Squad

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

Player (13) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Nelson Matt Nelson DT $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.07
Williams David Williams RB $120,000 - - - - - - - $120,000 0.06
Wynn Jonathan Wynn DE $104,000 - - - - - - - $104,000 0.05
Kennedy Tom Kennedy WR $88,000 - - - - - - - $88,000 0.05
Hills Wes Hills RB $80,000 - - - - - - - $80,000 0.04
Scarbrough Bo Scarbrough RB $64,000 - - - - - - - $64,000 0.03
Skipper Dan Skipper T $48,000 - - - - - - - $48,000 0.02
Callahan Joe Callahan QB $40,000 - - - - - - - $40,000 0.02
Bolden Victor Bolden WR $32,000 - - - - - - - $32,000 0.02
Fox Jack Fox P $32,000 - - - - - - - $32,000 0.02
Duhart Jon Duhart WR $24,000 - - - - - - - $24,000 0.01
Pittman Anthony Pittman LB $24,000 - - - - - - - $24,000 0.01
Tabor Jalen Tabor CB $104,000 - - - - - - - - 0.00


2019 Dead Cap

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

Player (47) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Diggs Quandre Diggs SS $1,094,059 $1,125,000 $43,750 $666,667 $100,000 - - - $3,029,475 1.56
Lang T.J. Lang G - $2,666,668 - - - - - - $2,666,668 1.37
Quin Glover Quin FS - $1,666,668 - - - - - - $1,666,668 0.86
Anderson C.J. Anderson RB $1,000,000 $200,000 $25,000 - $100,000 - - - $1,325,000 0.68
Lawson Nevin Lawson CB - $1,125,000 - - - - - - $1,125,000 0.58
Riddick Theo Riddick RB - $962,500 - - $125,000 - - - $1,087,500 0.56
Tabor Jalen Tabor CB - $411,906 - - - - - - $411,906 0.21
Perkins Paul Perkins RB $354,824 - - - - - - - $354,821 0.18
Fulgham Travis Fulgham WR $295,391 $44,538 - - - - - - $339,929 0.17
Zenner Zach Zenner RB $295,000 - - - - - - - $295,000 0.15
Cooper Marcus Cooper CB $140,000 $90,000 - - - - - - $230,000 0.12
Donnal Andrew Donnal G $135,000 $15,000 - - $25,000 - - - $175,000 0.09
Pope Ryan Pope T $145,000 $6,666 - - - - - - $151,666 0.08
Roberts Michael Roberts TE - $150,784 - - - - - - $150,784 0.08
Lacy Chris Lacy WR $130,236 - - - - - - - $130,236 0.07
Cabinda Jason Cabinda LB $123,500 - - - - - - - $123,500 0.06
Nauta Isaac Nauta TE $88,000 $25,016 - - - - - - $113,016 0.06
Kennedy Tom Kennedy WR $111,353 - - - - - - - $111,353 0.06
Pittman Anthony Pittman LB $104,000 - - - - - - - $104,000 0.05
Carson Tra Carson RB $100,588 - - - - - - - $100,588 0.05
Adams Andrew Adams S - $100,000 - - - - - - $100,000 0.05
Lewis Tommylee Lewis WR - $50,000 - - $50,000 - - - $100,000 0.05
Savage Tom Savage QB - $90,000 - - - - - - $90,000 0.05
Ledbetter Jeremiah Ledbetter DT - $72,080 - - - - - - $72,080 0.04
Thomas Logan Thomas TE - $30,000 - - $30,000 - - - $60,000 0.03
Longa Steve Longa OLB $56,000 - - - - - - - $56,000 0.03
Ayers Robert Ayers DE $50,000 - - - - - - - $50,000 0.03
Atkins John Atkins DT $47,500 - - - - - - - $47,500 0.02
Lee Eric Lee DE $40,000 - - - - - - - $40,000 0.02
Zettel Anthony Zettel DE - $30,930 - - - - - - $30,930 0.02
Skipper Dan Skipper T $29,118 - - - - - - - $29,117 0.01
Carney Malik Carney DE $25,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $28,333 0.01
Lamar Tre Lamar LB $22,235 $3,333 - - - - - - $25,568 0.01
Johnson P.J. Johnson DT - $24,037 - - - - - - $24,037 0.01
Wile Matt Wile P $24,000 - - - - - - - $24,000 0.01
Wynn Jonathan Wynn DE $24,000 - - - - - - - $24,000 0.01
Washington Dwayne Washington RB - $18,941 - - - - - - $18,941 0.01
Hall Marvin Hall WR $16,000 - - - - - - - $16,000 0.01
Brossette Nick Brossette RB $8,000 - - - - - - - $8,000 0.00
Herdman Cole Herdman TE $8,000 - - - - - - - $8,000 0.00
Hills Wes Hills RB $8,000 - - - - - - - $8,000 0.00
Kanoff Chad Kanoff QB $8,000 - - - - - - - $8,000 0.00
Smith Ray Smith DT $8,000 - - - - - - - $8,000 0.00
Williams David Williams RB $8,000 - - - - - - - $8,000 0.00
Meredith Chad Meredith LB - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Ford Michael Ford CB - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Powell Brandon Powell WR - $4,000 - - - - - - $4,000 0.00


2019 Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
2019 NFL Salary Cap $188,200,000
2018 Rollover Cap $6,460,868
Adjustment $-250,000
Adjusted Salary Cap $194,410,868
All Contracts $140,612,592
Injured Reserve Money $19,008,754
Dead Cap $14,592,283
Practice Squad Money $792,000
Total Cap $175,005,629
Lions Cap Space ($19,405,239)
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2019 NFL Salary Cap $188,200,000
2018 Rollover Cap $6,460,868
Adjustment $-250,000
Adjusted Salary Cap $194,410,868
All Contracts $87,740,711 $42,810,021 $8,146,868 - $1,850,000 - $450,000 $140,612,592
Injured Reserve Money $11,983,031 $5,942,390 - - - $1,083,333 - $19,008,754
Dead Money $4,498,804 $8,928,067 $68,750 $666,667 $430,000 - - $14,592,283
Practice Squad $896,000 - - - - - - $792,000
Total $105,118,546 $57,680,478 $8,215,618 $666,667 $2,280,000 $1,083,333 $450,000 $175,005,629
Cap Space $19,405,239