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Detroit Lions 2015 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Detroit Lions 2015 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 (56) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Johnson Calvin Johnson WR $12,500,000 $3,200,000 - $4,000,000 - $858,000 - ($20,974,000) $20,558,000 14.24
Stafford Matthew Stafford QB $9,500,000 $5,500,000 - - - $2,721,250 - ($27,221,250) $17,721,250 12.28
Ngata Haloti Ngata DT $8,500,000 - - - - - - - $8,500,000 5.89
Tulloch Stephen Tulloch ILB $4,500,000 $1,300,000 - - - - - ($2,600,000) $5,800,000 4.02
Ansah Ezekiel Ansah DE $2,095,414 $2,975,818 - - - - - ($10,987,671) $5,071,232 3.51
Jones Jason Jones DE $3,150,000 $833,333 - - - - - ($833,334) $3,983,333 2.76
Quin Glover Quin FS $745,000 $1,050,000 - - - $1,777,500 - ($8,482,500) $3,572,500 2.48
Bell Joique Bell RB $2,500,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - ($2,000,000) $3,500,000 2.43
Tate Golden Tate WR $745,000 $1,600,000 - - - $751,250 - ($10,150,000) $3,096,250 2.15
Ramirez Manuel Ramirez G $1,400,000 - - - - - $1,600,000 - $3,000,000 2.08
Ebron Eric Ebron TE $776,780 $1,807,118 $200,000 - - - - ($10,022,029) $2,783,898 1.93
Reiff Riley Reiff LT $1,155,050 $1,063,400 $325,000 - - - - ($1,063,400) $2,543,450 1.76
Ihedigbo James Ihedigbo SS $1,100,000 $375,000 $500,000 - $25,000 - - ($400,000) $2,000,000 1.39
Walker Tyrunn Walker DT $1,000,000 $750,000 - - - - - ($750,000) $1,750,000 1.21
Tomlinson Laken Tomlinson G $435,000 $1,119,589 - - - - - ($6,949,303) $1,554,589 1.08
Abdul-Quddus Isa Abdul-Quddus FS $1,200,000 $300,000 - - - - - ($300,000) $1,500,000 1.04
Slay Darius Slay CB $735,846 $556,691 $100,000 - $50,000 - - ($1,163,382) $1,442,537 1.00
Prater Matt Prater K $1,000,000 $250,000 $137,500 - $50,000 - - ($800,000) $1,437,500 1.00
Van Noy Kyle Van Noy ILB $601,914 $507,654 $50,000 - - - - ($2,124,879) $1,159,568 0.80
Carey Don Carey SS $745,000 $200,000 $50,000 - - - - ($400,000) $995,000 0.69
Warford Larry Warford G $650,000 $174,250 - - $25,000 - - ($373,500) $849,250 0.59
Bynes Josh Bynes OLB $660,000 $125,000 - - - - - ($250,000) $785,000 0.54
Abdullah Ameer Abdullah RB $435,000 $320,659 - - - - - ($1,856,552) $755,659 0.52
Whitehead Tahir Whitehead OLB $660,000 $53,000 - - - - - ($53,000) $713,000 0.49
Lewis Travis Lewis ILB $660,000 $14,793 - - - - - ($14,793) $674,793 0.47
Moore Lance Moore WR $970,000 $80,000 - - - - - ($80,000) $665,000 0.46
Muhlbach Don Muhlbach LS $970,000 $80,000 - - - - - ($80,000) $665,000 0.46
Orlovsky Dan Orlovsky QB $970,000 $80,000 - - - - - ($140,000) $665,000 0.46
Tapp Darryl Tapp DE $870,000 $80,000 - - - - - ($80,000) $665,000 0.46
Taylor Devin Taylor DE $585,000 $75,146 - - - - - ($150,292) $660,146 0.46
Cudjo Jermelle Cudjo DT $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.46
Martin Sam Martin P $585,000 $40,075 - - - - - ($80,150) $625,075 0.43
Riddick Theo Riddick RB $585,000 $22,750 - - - - - ($45,500) $607,750 0.42
Wright Tim Wright TE $585,000 - - - - - - - $585,000 0.41
Wright Gabe Wright DT $435,000 $130,288 - - - - - ($521,155) $565,288 0.39
Reid Caraun Reid DE $510,000 $47,220 - - - - - ($141,660) $557,220 0.39
Carter Alex Carter S $379,941 $172,186 - - - - - ($688,747) $552,127 0.38
Jones TJ Jones WR $510,000 $26,550 - - - - - ($79,650) $536,550 0.37
Lucas Cornelius Lucas RT $510,000 $6,666 - - - - - ($13,334) $516,666 0.36
Lawson Nevin Lawson CB $435,000 $75,146 - - - - - ($225,438) $510,146 0.35
Fuller Corey Fuller WR $510,000 - - - - - - - $510,000 0.35
Wilson C.J. Wilson DT $1,050,000 - - - - - - - $494,188 0.34
Burton Michael Burton FB $435,000 $46,089 - - - - - ($184,356) $481,089 0.33
Diggs Quandre Diggs SS $435,000 $28,838 - - - - - ($115,352) $463,838 0.32
Copeland Brandon Copeland DE $435,000 $25,000 - - - - - ($25,000) $460,000 0.32
Robinson Corey Robinson LT $435,000 $14,477 - - - - - ($57,908) $449,477 0.31
Wootton Corey Wootton DT $348,000 $80,000 - - - - - ($150,000) $428,000 0.30
Thornton Khyri Thornton DT $338,411 - - - - - - - $338,411 0.23
Ola Michael Ola T $330,000 - - - - - - - $330,000 0.23
Winn George Winn RB $330,000 - - - - - - - $330,000 0.23
Butler Crezdon Butler CB $350,588 - - - - - - - $275,294 0.19
Johnson Isaiah Johnson FS $204,705 - - - - - - - $204,705 0.14
Pascoe Bear Pascoe TE $131,470 - - - - - - - $103,325 0.07
Ikard Gabe Ikard C $90,000 - - - - - - - $90,000 0.06
Cave Braxston Cave C $25,588 - - - - - - - $25,588 0.02
Hyder Kerry Hyder DE $25,588 - - - - - - - $25,588 0.02


2015 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 %
Levy DeAndre Levy
()
OLB $1,000,000 $3,400,000 - - - - - ($13,006,240) $4,400,000 3.05
Pettigrew Brandon Pettigrew
()
TE $2,800,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - ($5,800,000) $3,800,000 2.63
Mathis Rashean Mathis
()
CB $1,000,000 $375,000 $250,000 - - - - ($750,000) $1,625,000 1.13
Swanson Travis Swanson
()
C $520,000 $154,868 - - $25,000 - - ($489,604) $699,868 0.48
Wilson Josh Wilson
()
CB $870,000 $80,000 - - - - - ($280,000) $665,000 0.46
Zenner Zach Zenner
()
RB $359,294 $1,666 - - - - - ($5,000) $360,960 0.25
Keyton Darren Keyton
()
C $318,000 - - - - - - - $318,000 0.22
Thompson Jordan Thompson
()
TE $318,000 - - - - - - - $318,000 0.22


2015 Dead Cap

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

Player (59) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Suh Ndamukong Suh DT - - - $3,470,000 - $6,267,500 - - $9,737,500 6.75
Houston Chris Houston CB - $3,900,000 - - - - - - $3,900,000 2.70
Bush Reggie Bush RB - $3,555,883 - - - - - - $3,555,883 2.46
Broyles Ryan Broyles WR $181,614 $278,818 - - $50,000 - - - $510,432 0.35
Waddle LaAdrian Waddle RT $481,764 $3,334 - - - - - - $485,098 0.34
Bentley Bill Bentley CB $232,941 $137,278 - - - - - - $370,219 0.26
Fluellen Andre Fluellen DT $460,588 - - - - - - - $309,705 0.21
Boggs Taylor Boggs G $206,470 - - - - - - - $206,470 0.14
Webster Larry Webster DE $112,200 $75,146 - - - - - - $187,346 0.13
Moore Kellen Moore QB - $170,000 - - - - - - $170,000 0.12
Kitchen Ishmaa'ily Kitchen DT $155,294 - - - - - - - $155,294 0.11
Hunt Phillip Hunt DE $137,647 - - - - - - - $137,647 0.10
Pierce Casey Pierce TE $112,200 $2,333 - - - - - - $114,533 0.08
Stanzi Ricky Stanzi QB $112,200 - - - - - - - $112,200 0.08
Cave Braxston Cave C $105,600 - - - - - - - $105,600 0.07
Hyder Kerry Hyder DE $105,600 - - - - - - - $105,600 0.07
Owens Christopher Owens CB $102,352 - - - - - - - $102,352 0.07
Snyder Kevin Snyder ILB $93,529 $333 - - - - - - $93,862 0.07
Jean-Baptiste Stanley Jean-Baptiste CB $92,400 - - - - - - - $92,400 0.06
Spadola Ryan Spadola WR $72,600 - - - - - - - $72,600 0.05
Martin Vaughn Martin DE - - $65,000 - - - - - $65,000 0.05
Johnson Isaiah Johnson FS $59,400 $4,000 - - - - - - $63,400 0.04
Clay Kaelin Clay WR $52,800 - - - - - - - $52,800 0.04
Thompson Tyrus Thompson T $52,800 - - - - - - - $52,800 0.04
Greene Khaseem Greene OLB $46,200 - - - - - - - $46,200 0.03
Washington Corey Washington WR $46,200 - - - - - - - $46,200 0.03
Freese Nate Freese K - $44,568 - - - - - - $44,568 0.03
Winn George Winn RB $39,600 - - - - - - - $39,600 0.03
Johnson James-Michael Johnson OLB $38,823 - - - - - - - $38,823 0.03
Mills Jordan Mills RT $33,000 - - - - - - - $33,000 0.02
Williams Michael Williams TE - $32,574 - - - - - - $32,574 0.02
Green Jonte Green CB - $24,250 - - - - - - $24,250 0.02
Ausberry David Ausberry TE $22,824 - - - - - - - $22,824 0.02
Salas Greg Salas WR $20,470 - - - - - - - $20,470 0.01
Grice Marion Grice RB $19,800 - - - - - - - $19,800 0.01
James Kendall James CB $19,800 - - - - - - - $19,800 0.01
Hakim Saalim Hakim WR $13,200 - - - - - - - $13,200 0.01
Ings Kendrick Ings WR $13,200 - - - - - - - $13,200 0.01
Gilbert Garrett Gilbert QB - - - - $10,000 - - - $10,000 0.01
Peacock Andrew Peacock WR $6,600 $1,667 - - - - - - $8,267 0.01
Abram Chad Abram FB - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Fauria Joseph Fauria TE - $4,167 - - - - - - $4,167 0.00
Couplin Jerome Couplin FS - $4,000 - - - - - - $4,000 0.00
Wilson Torrian Wilson T - $3,666 - - - - - - $3,666 0.00
Seisay Mohammed Seisay CB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Johnson Vernon Johnson WR - $3,333 - - - - - - $3,333 0.00
Brindza Kyle Brindza K - $2,500 - - - - - - $2,500 0.00
Butler Crezdon Butler CB - $2,500 - - - - - - $2,500 0.00
Williams Rasheed Williams RB - $2,500 - - - - - - $2,500 0.00
Bond Al Bond G - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Maxwell Jacob Maxwell TE - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Dalton A.J. Dalton RT - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Jackson Justin Jackson OLB - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Lynn Gabe Lynn S - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Morrell D.J. Morrell G - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Franklin James Franklin QB - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
Boone Anthony Boone QB - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Suite Brian Suite SS - $833 - - - - - - $833 0.00
Bullard Alex Bullard G - $334 - - - - - - $334 0.00


2015 Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
2015 NFL Salary Cap $143,280,000
2014 Rollover Cap $939,171
Adjustment $98,820
Adjusted Salary Cap $144,317,991
All Contracts $109,792,280
Injured Reserve Money $12,186,828
Dead Cap $21,236,686
Practice Squad Money $0
Total Cap $143,215,794
Lions Cap Space ($1,102,197)
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2015 NFL Salary Cap $143,280,000
2014 Rollover Cap $939,171
Adjustment $98,820
Adjusted Salary Cap $144,317,991
All Contracts $72,484,295 $26,186,736 $1,362,500 $4,000,000 $150,000 $6,108,000 $1,600,000 $109,792,280
Injured Reserve Money $7,185,294 $5,011,534 $250,000 - $25,000 - - $12,186,828
Dead Money $3,249,716 $8,275,353 $65,000 $3,470,000 $60,000 $6,267,500 - $21,236,686
Total $82,919,305 $39,473,623 $1,677,500 $7,470,000 $235,000 $12,375,500 $1,600,000 $143,215,794
Cap Space $1,102,197