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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.

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Active Players (65) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Flowers Trey Flowers DE $19,989,000 $14,375,000 $5,614,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($32,842,000) $19,989,000 10.11
Goff Jared Goff QB $10,650,000 $5,650,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $5,000,000 0- ($40,825,000) $10,650,000 5.39
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
Collins Jamie Collins OLB $7,333,333 $3,800,000 $2,333,333 0- 0- $200,000 $1,000,000 0- ($13,800,000) $7,333,333 3.71
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
Decker Taylor Decker LT $4,900,000 $1,000,000 $1,500,000 0- 0- 0- $2,400,000 0- ($28,950,000) $4,900,000 2.48
Okwara Romeo Okwara DE $4,500,000 $1,000,000 $3,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($20,000,000) $4,500,000 2.28
Ragnow Frank Ragnow C $3,748,229 $2,086,383 $1,661,846 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,661,846) $3,748,229 1.90
Brockers Michael Brockers DT $3,050,000 $1,075,000 $1,975,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($11,000,000) $3,050,000 1.54
Williams Tyrell Williams WR $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,000,000) $3,000,000 1.52
Williams Nick Williams DT $2,955,882 $1,250,000 $1,000,000 $205,882 0- 0- $500,000 0- ($1,000,000) $2,955,882 1.49
Perriman Breshad Perriman WR $2,426,460 $2,250,000 0- $176,460 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $2,426,460 1.23
Walker Tracy Walker FS $2,403,497 $2,183,000 $220,497 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($220,497) $2,403,497 1.22
Boyle Tim Boyle QB $2,400,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $400,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,500,000) $2,400,000 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
Anzalone Alex Anzalone OLB $1,750,000 $1,500,000 0- $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,500,000) $1,750,000 0.89
Harris Charles Harris DE $1,750,000 $1,400,000 $350,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,750,000) $1,750,000 0.89
Bullock Randy Bullock K $1,676,460 $1,300,000 $200,000 $176,460 0- 0- 0- 0- ($750,000) $1,676,460 0.85
Williams Jamaal Williams RB $1,625,000 $1,000,000 $625,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,250,000) $1,625,000 0.82
Ford Michael Ford CB $1,200,000 $950,000 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($400,000) $1,200,000 0.61
Reeves-Maybin Jalen Reeves-Maybin OLB $1,127,500 $2,240,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,377,500) $1,127,500 0.57
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
Hill Josh Hill TE $987,500 $1,075,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($850,000) $987,500 0.50
Allison Geronimo Allison WR $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- $150,000 0- $987,500 0.50
Raymond Kalif Raymond WR $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($250,000) $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
Muhlbach Don Muhlbach LS $950,000 $1,075,000 $50,000 $50,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $950,000 0.48
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
Cabinda Jason Cabinda LB $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
Ratley Damion Ratley WR $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
Heath Joel Heath DT $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
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
Fox Jack Fox P $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
Nelson Matt Nelson T $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Price Bobby Price 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
Cornell Jashon Cornell DE $681,133 $21,133 $660,000 $21,133 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($63,399) $681,133 $21,133 0.34
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
Elder Corn Elder CB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Marlowe Dean Marlowe SS 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $140,930,791 $93,761,087 $35,874,947 $4,234,757 - $280,000 $8,900,000 $150,000 - $140,930,791 71.28

 

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 (Total) Cap Hit (Top 51)
Round 1, Pick #7 Round 1, Pick #7 $4,151,914 $660,000 $3,491,914 - - - - - - $4,151,914 $4,151,914
Round 2, Pick #41 Round 2, Pick #41 $1,430,899 $660,000 $770,899 - - - - - - $1,430,899 $1,430,899
Round 3, Pick #72 Round 3, Pick #72 $915,753 $660,000 $255,753 - - - - - - $915,753 $915,753
Round 3, Pick #101 Round 3, Pick #101 $857,182 $660,000 $197,182 - - - - - - $857,182 $857,182
Round 4, Pick #112 Round 4, Pick #112 $844,195 $660,000 $184,195 - - - - - - $844,195 $184,195
Round 5, Pick #153 Round 5, Pick #153 $737,350 $660,000 $77,350 - - - - - - $737,350 $77,350
Projected Draft Pool: $8,937,293 $8,937,293 $7,617,293


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 (20) 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 9.61
ColemanJustin Coleman CB $6,087,000 - $6,087,000 - - - - - - $6,087,000 3.08
TrufantDesmond Trufant CB $6,000,000 $3,500,000 $2,500,000 - - - - - - $6,000,000 3.03
JamesJesse James TE $4,287,000 - $4,287,000 - - - - - - $4,287,000 2.17
JonesChristian Jones LB $2,185,000 - $985,000 - $1,200,000 - - - - $2,185,000 1.11
DanielChase Daniel QB $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 - - - - - - $1,500,000 0.76
SheltonDanny Shelton DT $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 - - - - - - $1,250,000 0.63
DunbarQuinton Dunbar CB $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - - $987,500 0.50
OkwaraRomeo Okwara DE $901,668 - $901,668 - - - - - - $901,668 0.46
DahlJoe Dahl G $250,000 - $250,000 - - - - - - $250,000 0.13
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: $42,808,520 $4,490,000 $28,258,520 - $1,200,000 - $9,000,000 - - $42,808,520 21.65

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 $93,761,087 $35,874,947 $4,234,757 - $280,000 $8,900,000 $150,000 $140,930,791
Top 51 Contracts $85,241,087 $35,853,814 $4,234,757 - $280,000 $8,900,000 $150,000 $132,410,791
Dead Money $4,490,000 $28,258,520 - $1,200,000 - $9,000,000 - $42,808,520
Total (All) $98,251,087 $64,133,467 $4,234,757 $1,200,000 $280,000 $17,900,000 $150,000 $183,739,311
Total (w/Top 51) $89,731,087 $64,112,334 $4,234,757 $1,200,000 $280,000 $17,900,000 $150,000 $175,219,311
Cap Space (w/All) $13,988,116
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $22,508,116