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Detroit Lions

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.

Lions – The Athletic

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Active Players (52) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Goff Jared Goff QB $27,825,000 $25,325,000 0- $2,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($43,325,000) $27,825,000 14.07
Flowers Trey Flowers DE $19,989,000 $14,375,000 $5,614,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($26,842,000) $19,989,000 10.10
Trufant Desmond Trufant CB $12,187,500 $9,500,000 $2,500,000 $187,500 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,000,000) $12,187,500 6.16
Collins Jamie Collins OLB $11,333,333 $8,800,000 $2,333,333 0- 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($11,666,666) $11,333,333 5.73
Coleman Justin Coleman CB $11,029,000 $8,950,000 $2,029,000 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($6,087,000) $11,029,000 5.58
Vaitai Halapoulivaati Vaitai RT $10,400,000 $9,000,000 $1,400,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($14,600,000) $10,400,000 5.26
Okudah Jeff Okudah CB $7,620,124 $780,000 $5,486,099 $1,354,025 0- 0- 0- 0- ($16,458,297) $7,620,124 3.85
James Jesse James TE $6,429,000 $4,950,000 $1,429,000 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($4,287,000) $6,429,000 3.25
Williams Nick Williams DT $5,700,000 $4,100,000 $1,000,000 $400,000 0- $200,000 0- 0- ($1,000,000) $5,700,000 2.88
Hockenson T.J. Hockenson TE $5,580,789 $850,000 $3,108,859 $1,621,930 0- 0- 0- 0- ($11,712,542) $5,580,789 2.82
Daniel Chase Daniel QB $5,300,000 $4,300,000 $750,000 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $5,300,000 2.68
Shelton Danny Shelton DT $5,250,000 $4,000,000 $1,250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,250,000) $5,250,000 2.65
Decker Taylor Decker LT $4,900,000 $1,000,000 $1,500,000 0- 0- 0- $2,400,000 0- ($20,650,000) $4,900,000 2.48
Jones Christian Jones OLB $4,742,500 $3,170,000 $492,500 $280,000 $600,000 $200,000 0- 0- ($2,185,000) $4,742,500 2.40
Ragnow Frank Ragnow C $3,748,229 $2,086,383 $1,661,846 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,661,846) $3,748,229 1.89
Dahl Joe Dahl G $3,125,000 $2,675,000 $250,000 $150,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($250,000) $3,125,000 1.58
Walker Tracy Walker FS $2,403,497 $2,183,000 $220,497 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($220,497) $2,403,497 1.21
Crosby Tyrell Crosby LT $2,254,923 $2,183,000 $71,923 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($71,923) $2,254,923 1.14
Johnson Kerryon Johnson RB $2,069,357 $1,366,867 $702,490 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($702,490) $2,069,357 1.05
Swift D'Andre Swift RB $1,940,662 $998,132 $942,530 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,211,987) $1,940,662 0.98
Tavai Jahlani Tavai ILB $1,880,173 $1,071,724 $758,449 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($1,516,898) $1,880,173 0.95
Okwara Julian Okwara DE $1,119,730 $833,946 $285,784 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($857,352) $1,119,730 0.57
Harris Will Harris SS $1,118,061 $850,000 $238,061 0- 0- $30,000 0- 0- ($476,122) $1,118,061 0.57
Hand Da'shawn Hand DE $1,090,491 $920,000 $170,491 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($170,491) $1,090,491 0.55
Jackson Jonah Jackson G $1,090,175 $828,035 $262,140 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($786,420) $1,090,175 0.55
Bryant Austin Bryant DE $1,032,459 $850,000 $182,459 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($364,918) $1,032,459 0.52
Allison Geronimo Allison WR $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- $150,000 0- $987,500 0.50
Stenberg Logan Stenberg G $965,410 $780,000 $185,410 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($556,230) $965,410 0.49
Oruwariye Amani Oruwariye CB $930,526 $850,000 $80,526 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($161,053) $930,526 0.47
Brown Evan Brown C $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.47
Hamilton Shaun-Dion Hamilton OLB $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.47
Bawden Nick Bawden FB $871,051 $850,000 $21,051 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($21,051) $871,051 0.44
Cephus Quintez Cephus WR $856,072 $780,000 $76,072 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($228,216) $856,072 0.43
Moore C.J. Moore FS $852,334 $850,000 $2,334 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,334) $852,334 0.43
Bodine Russell Bodine C $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.43
Blough David Blough QB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.43
Bolden Victor Bolden WR $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.43
Skipper Dan Skipper T $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.43
Strong Kevin Strong DT $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.43
Penisini John Penisini DT $822,794 $780,000 $42,794 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($128,382) $822,794 0.42
Cornell Jashon Cornell DE $801,133 $780,000 $21,133 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($63,399) $801,133 0.40
Bryant Hunter Bryant TE $786,666 $780,000 $6,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,334) $786,666 0.40
Atkins John Atkins DT $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Igwebuike Godwin Igwebuike S $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Wright Matthew Wright K $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Elliott Jalen Elliott S $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Kennedy Tom Kennedy WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Mack Alize Mack TE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
McCray Robert McCray LB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Pittman Anthony Pittman LB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Thedford Hunter Thedford TE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Heath Joel Heath DT 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $181,422,489 $135,916,087 $35,212,947 $6,743,455 $600,000 $830,000 $2,400,000 $150,000 - $181,422,489 91.71

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (6) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit
Round 1, Pick #7 Round 1, Pick #7 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 2, Pick #41 Round 2, Pick #41 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 3, Pick #72 Round 3, Pick #72 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 4, Pick #107 Round 4, Pick #107 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 5, Pick #143 Round 5, Pick #143 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 6, Pick #174 Round 6, Pick #174 - - - - - - - - - -
Projected Draft Pool: $0 $0


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 (12) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
StaffordMatthew Stafford QB $19,000,000 - $10,000,000 - - - $9,000,000 - - $19,000,000 9.60
OkwaraRomeo Okwara DE $901,668 - $901,668 - - - - - - $901,668 0.46
HuntleyJason Huntley RB $217,731 - $217,731 - - - - - - $217,731 0.11
JohnsonTy Johnson RB $85,952 - $85,952 - - - - - - $85,952 0.04
DinsonJeremiah Dinson S $20,000 - $20,000 - - - - - - $20,000 0.01
ElliottJalen Elliott S $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
SipossArryn Siposs P $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
WirtelSteven Wirtel LS $4,667 - $4,667 - - - - - - $4,667 0.00
BenzschawelBeau Benzschawel G $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
PriceBobby Price S $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
SellersLuke Sellers FB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
StrongKevin Strong DT $2,000 - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Dead Money: $20,262,020 - $11,262,020 - - - $9,000,000 - - $20,262,020 10.24

2021 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2021 NFL Salary Cap $185,000,000
2020 Rollover Cap $12,819,468
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $197,819,468
All Contracts $135,916,087 $35,212,947 $6,743,455 $600,000 $830,000 $2,400,000 $150,000 $181,422,489
Top 51 Contracts $135,916,087 $35,212,947 $6,743,455 $600,000 $830,000 $2,400,000 $150,000 $181,422,489
Dead Money - $11,262,020 - - - $9,000,000 - $20,262,020
Total (All) $135,916,087 $46,474,967 $6,743,455 $600,000 $830,000 $11,400,000 $150,000 $201,684,509
Total (w/Top 51) $135,916,087 $46,474,967 $6,743,455 $600,000 $830,000 $11,400,000 $150,000 $201,684,509
Cap Space (w/All) $-3,865,041
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $-3,865,041