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Detroit Lions

Detroit Lions Multi-Year Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Detroit Lions, including multi-year cap totals, player cap hits, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

Lions – The Athletic

 

Salary Cap Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

    2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Total Cap Allocations   $184,085,657 $144,981,073 $83,037,374 $28,000,000 $2,400,000
Signed Players   50 24 14 3 1
Quarterbacks   $39,150,000 $31,750,000 $3,000,000
Running Backs   $4,010,019 $2,328,795 $2,716,927
Fullbacks   $871,051
Wide Receivers   $3,543,572 $971,072 $1,086,072
Tight Ends   $13,456,455 $14,587,421 $7,329,000
Offensive Line   $27,770,737 $29,688,619 $30,971,654 $28,000,000
Defensive Line   $38,337,275 $27,584,061 $27,265,548
Linebackers   $20,316,006 $15,619,369
Secondary   $36,630,542 $22,451,736 $10,668,173
Special Teams  
Injured Reserve  
Suspended  
Dead   $360,352


Roster Cap Figures

Current & future salary cap figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Lions Salary Cap Table

Quarterbacks Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Matthew Stafford QB $33,000,000 $26,000,000 $3,000,000 0- 0-
Chase Daniel QB $5,300,000 $5,750,000 0UFA 0- 0-
David Blough QB $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Running Backs Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Kerryon Johnson RB $2,069,357 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
D'Andre Swift RB $1,940,662 $2,328,795 $2,716,927 0UFA 0-
 
Fullbacks Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Nick Bawden FB $871,051 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Wide Receivers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Geronimo Allison WR $987,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Victor Bolden WR $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Quintez Cephus WR $856,072 $971,072 $1,086,072 0UFA 0-
Tom Kennedy WR $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Tight Ends Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Jesse James TE $6,429,000 $7,179,000 $7,329,000 0- 0-
T.J. Hockenson TE $5,580,789 $6,506,754 0- 0UFA 0-
Hunter Bryant TE $786,666 $901,667 0RFA 0- 0-
Hunter Thedford TE $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Offensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Halapoulivaati Vaitai RT $10,400,000 $8,400,000 $10,400,000 $10,400,000 0UFA
Taylor Decker LT $4,900,000 $18,900,000 $17,850,000 $17,600,000 $2,400,000
Frank Ragnow C $3,748,229 0- 0UFA 0- 0-
Joe Dahl G $3,125,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jonah Jackson G $1,090,175 $1,308,209 $1,526,244 0UFA 0-
Tyrell Crosby LT $991,923 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Logan Stenberg G $965,410 $1,080,410 $1,195,410 0UFA 0-
Evan Brown C $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Dan Skipper T $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Russell Bodine C $850,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Defensive Line Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Trey Flowers DE $19,989,000 $23,239,000 $23,614,000 0UFA 0-
Nick Williams DT $5,700,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Danny Shelton DT $5,250,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Julian Okwara DE $1,119,730 $1,343,675 $1,567,621 0UFA 0-
Da'shawn Hand DE $1,090,491 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Austin Bryant DE $1,032,459 $1,147,459 0UFA 0- 0-
Romeo Okwara DE $901,668 0- 0- 0- 0-
Kevin Strong DT $850,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
John Penisini DT $822,794 $937,794 $1,052,794 0UFA 0-
Jashon Cornell DE $801,133 $916,133 $1,031,133 0UFA 0-
John Atkins DT $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Linebackers Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Jamie Collins OLB $11,333,333 $12,333,334 0UFA 0- 0-
Christian Jones OLB $4,742,500 $1,092,500 0- 0- 0-
Jahlani Tavai ILB $1,880,173 $2,193,535 0UFA 0- 0-
Shaun-Dion Hamilton OLB $920,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Anthony Pittman LB $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Robert McCray LB $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Secondary Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Desmond Trufant CB $12,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Justin Coleman CB $11,029,000 $11,029,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Jeff Okudah CB $7,620,124 $9,144,148 $10,668,173 0- 0UFA
Tracy Walker FS $1,140,497 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Will Harris SS $1,118,061 $1,233,061 0UFA 0- 0-
Amani Oruwariye CB $930,526 $1,045,527 0UFA 0- 0-
C.J. Moore FS $852,334 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Godwin Igwebuike S $780,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
Jalen Elliott S $660,000 0ERFA 0- 0- 0-
   

Dead Payroll Figures

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Jason Huntley RB $217,731 0- 0- 0- 0-
Ty Johnson RB $85,952 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jeremiah Dinson S $20,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jalen Elliott S $10,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Arryn Siposs P $10,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Steven Wirtel LS $4,667 0- 0- 0- 0-
Beau Benzschawel G $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Bobby Price S $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Luke Sellers FB $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0-
Kevin Strong DT $2,000 0- 0- 0- 0-