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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 %
Slay Darius Slay CB $12,550,000 $2,900,000 $218,750 - $250,000 - - ($6,050,000) $15,918,750 8.19
Wagner Ricky Wagner RT $9,000,000 $2,900,000 - - - - - ($8,700,000) $11,900,000 6.12
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 $375,000 - $100,000 - $250,000 ($4,600,000) $5,975,000 3.07
Amendola Danny Amendola WR $4,250,000 - $234,375 - - - - - $4,484,375 2.31
Harrison Damon Harrison DT $1,000,000 $2,500,000 $468,750 - $250,000 - - ($8,000,000) $4,218,750 2.17
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
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
Wilson Tavon Wilson SS $1,000,000 $875,000 $750,000 - $50,000 - - ($925,000) $2,675,000 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
Okwara Romeo Okwara DE $720,000 $901,666 $109,368 - $1 - - ($3,475,000) $1,731,035 0.89
Robinson A'Shawn Robinson DT $1,163,678 $501,570 - - - - - ($501,570) $1,665,248 0.86
Johnson Kerryon Johnson RB $775,622 $702,489 - - - - - ($2,883,090) $1,478,111 0.76
Aboushi Oday Aboushi T $1,000,000 $250,000 - - - - - ($250,000) $1,250,000 0.64
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 RB $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
Scarbrough Bo Scarbrough RB $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
Skipper Dan Skipper T $100,587 - - - - - - - $100,587 0.05
Herron Frank Herron DT $87,354 - - - - - - - $87,354 0.04
Fulgham Travis Fulgham WR $87,353 - - - - - - - $87,352 0.04
Hills Wes Hills RB $87,353 - - - - - - - $87,352 0.04
Meder Jamie Meder DE $84,706 - - - - - - - $84,706 0.04
Benenoch Caleb Benenoch RT $84,706 - - - - - - - $84,705 0.04
Wynn Jonathan Wynn DE $58,236 - - - - - - - $58,236 0.03
Pittman Anthony Pittman LB $29,118 - - - - - - - $29,118 0.01


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 (16) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Stafford Matthew Stafford
(Back)
QB $13,500,000 $10,000,000 $5,500,000 - $500,000 $1,200,000 - ($55,500,000) $30,700,000 15.79
Jones Marvin Jones
(Ankle)
WR $6,500,000 $1,600,000 - - - $1,083,333 - ($5,366,668) $9,183,333 4.72
Daniels Mike Daniels
(Arm)
DT $7,800,000 - $168,750 - - - - ($7,800,000) $7,968,750 4.10
Jones Christian Jones
(Shoulder)
ILB $1,579,118 $1,342,500 $300,000 - $250,000 - $200,000 - $3,671,617 1.89
Hockenson T.J. Hockenson
(Ankle)
TE $495,000 $3,108,859 - - - - - ($19,821,225) $3,603,859 1.85
Wiggins Kenny Wiggins
(Arm)
G $2,500,000 $375,000 $218,750 - - - - ($375,000) $3,093,750 1.59
Davis Jarrad Davis
(Knee)
ILB $1,462,198 $1,529,396 - - - - - ($4,520,993) $2,991,594 1.54
Kearse Jermaine Kearse
(Leg)
WR $1,000,000 $337,500 - - - - - ($350,000) $1,337,500 0.69
Tavai Jahlani Tavai
(Shoulder)
LB $495,000 $758,449 - - - - - ($3,842,158) $1,253,449 0.64
Dahl Joe Dahl
(Back)
C $720,000 $311,481 - - - - - ($1,531,481) $1,031,481 0.53
Hand Da'shawn Hand
(Ankle)
DE $570,000 $170,491 - - - - - ($511,473) $740,491 0.38
Driskel Jeff Driskel
(Hamstring)
QB $513,353 - - - - - - - $513,353 0.26
Hall Marvin Hall
(Foot)
WR $495,055 - - - - - - - $495,055 0.25
Bawden Nick Bawden
(Foot)
FB $453,706 $21,051 - - - - - ($63,153) $474,757 0.24
Strong Kevin Strong
(Ribs)
DT $446,824 $2,000 - - - - - ($6,000) $448,824 0.23
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 (1) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Callahan Joe Callahan QB $32,000 - - - - - - - $32,000 0.02


2019 Dead Cap

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

Player (54) 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
Kennedy Tom Kennedy WR $199,353 - - - - - - - $199,353 0.10
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
Nelson Matt Nelson DT $136,000 - - - - - - - $136,000 0.07
Lacy Chris Lacy WR $130,236 - - - - - - - $130,236 0.07
Cabinda Jason Cabinda LB $123,500 - - - - - - - $123,500 0.06
Pittman Anthony Pittman LB $120,000 - - - - - - - $120,000 0.06
Nauta Isaac Nauta TE $88,000 $25,016 - - - - - - $113,016 0.06
Wynn Jonathan Wynn DE $112,000 - - - - - - - $112,000 0.06
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
Hills Wes Hills RB $64,000 - - - - - - - $64,000 0.03
Thomas Logan Thomas TE - $30,000 - - $30,000 - - - $60,000 0.03
Longa Steve Longa OLB $56,000 - - - - - - - $56,000 0.03
Skipper Dan Skipper T $53,118 - - - - - - - $53,117 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
Bolden Victor Bolden WR $32,000 - - - - - - - $32,000 0.02
Fox Jack Fox P $32,000 - - - - - - - $32,000 0.02
Zettel Anthony Zettel DE - $30,930 - - - - - - $30,930 0.02
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
Duhart Jon Duhart WR $24,000 - - - - - - - $24,000 0.01
Wile Matt Wile P $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
Sagapolu Olive Sagapolu DT $16,000 - - - - - - - $16,000 0.01
Sam Christian Sam ILB $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
Howard A.J. Howard S $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 $93,502,892
Injured Reserve Money $67,955,813
Dead Cap $15,128,283
Practice Squad Money $32,000
Total Cap $176,618,988
Lions Cap Space ($17,791,880)
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 $60,904,723 $29,195,684 $2,487,493 - $1,050,001 - $250,000 $93,502,892
Injured Reserve Money $38,978,254 $19,556,727 $6,187,500 - $750,000 $2,283,333 $200,000 $67,955,813
Dead Money $5,034,804 $8,928,067 $68,750 $666,667 $430,000 - - $15,128,283
Practice Squad $32,000 - - - - - - $32,000
Total $104,949,781 $57,680,478 $8,743,743 $666,667 $2,230,001 $2,283,333 $450,000 $176,618,988
Cap Space $17,791,880