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Kansas City Chiefs

Kansas City Chiefs 2021 Salary Cap

Chiefs 2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Kansas City Chiefs 2021 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Chiefs – The Athletic

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Active Players (56) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Clark Frank Clark DE $25,800,000 $18,500,000 $5,200,000 0- 0- $500,000 $1,600,000 0- ($37,850,000) $25,800,000 13.57
Mahomes Patrick Mahomes QB $24,806,905 $990,000 $2,000,000 $21,716,905 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($59,606,905) $24,806,905 13.05
Jones Chris Jones DT $21,875,000 $1,000,000 0- $20,000,000 0- $500,000 $375,000 0- ($22,625,000) $21,875,000 11.51
Mathieu Tyrann Mathieu FS $19,733,334 $14,550,000 $4,933,334 0- 0- $250,000 0- 0- ($4,933,334) $19,733,334 10.38
Hill Tyreek Hill WR $15,850,500 $990,000 $1,450,000 $11,885,500 $1,200,000 $325,000 0- 0- ($5,300,000) $15,850,500 8.34
Fisher Eric Fisher LT $15,181,668 $11,250,000 0- $500,000 0- $250,000 $3,181,668 0- ($3,181,668) $15,181,668 7.99
Kelce Travis Kelce TE $13,250,000 $5,250,000 0- $7,750,000 0- $250,000 0- 0- ($12,250,000) $13,250,000 6.97
Hitchens Anthony Hitchens ILB $10,661,250 $5,800,000 $2,800,000 $437,500 0- $200,000 $1,423,750 0- ($8,447,500) $10,661,250 5.61
Schwartz Mitchell Schwartz RT $10,005,000 $4,905,000 $3,750,000 $1,000,000 0- $350,000 0- 0- ($3,750,000) $10,005,000 5.26
Duvernay-Tardif Laurent Duvernay-Tardif G $4,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($7,350,000) $4,750,000 2.50
Butker Harrison Butker K $3,940,000 $3,090,000 $700,000 $100,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($3,710,000) $3,940,000 2.07
Williams Damien Williams RB $2,783,334 $1,850,000 $533,334 $400,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($533,334) $2,783,334 1.46
Edwards-Helaire Clyde Edwards-Helaire RB $2,459,448 $1,101,890 $1,357,558 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,768,343) $2,459,448 1.29
Nnadi Derrick Nnadi DT $2,422,850 $2,133,000 $239,850 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($239,850) $2,422,850 1.27
Henne Chad Henne QB $1,625,000 $1,200,000 $375,000 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($375,000) $1,625,000 0.85
Hardman Mecole Hardman WR $1,362,287 $874,096 $413,191 0- 0- $75,000 0- 0- ($826,382) $1,362,287 0.72
Thornhill Juan Thornhill FS $1,258,709 $889,570 $344,139 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($688,278) $1,258,709 0.66
Gay Jr. Willie Gay Jr. OLB $1,197,965 $849,593 $348,372 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,555,116) $1,197,965 0.63
O'Daniel Dorian O'Daniel OLB $1,138,379 $920,000 $190,379 0- 0- $28,000 0- 0- ($190,379) $1,138,379 0.60
Saunders Khalen Saunders DT $1,103,795 $850,000 $228,795 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($457,590) $1,103,795 0.58
Winchester James Winchester LS $1,100,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- $10,000 $100,000 0- ($100,000) $1,100,000 0.58
Watts Armani Watts FS $1,088,061 $920,000 $158,061 0- 0- $10,000 0- 0- ($158,061) $1,088,061 0.57
Sneed L'Jarius Sneed CB $938,580 $780,000 $158,580 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($475,740) $938,580 0.49
Callaway Antonio Callaway WR $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.48
Culkin Sean Culkin TE $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.48
Harris Demone Harris OLB $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.48
Rankin Martinas Rankin LT $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.48
Williams Chad Williams WR $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.48
Fenton Rashad Fenton CB $898,205 $850,000 $38,205 0- 0- $10,000 0- 0- ($76,410) $898,205 0.47
Thompson Darwin Thompson RB $891,460 $850,000 $31,960 0- 0- $9,500 0- 0- ($63,920) $891,460 0.47
Allegretti Nick Allegretti G $887,988 $850,000 $27,988 0- 0- $10,000 0- 0- ($55,976) $887,988 0.47
Niang Lucas Niang T $871,768 $660,000 $211,768 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($847,072) $871,768 0.46
Witzmann Bryan Witzmann G $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Baker Deandre Baker CB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Baylis Evan Baylis TE $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Dieter Gehrig Dieter WR $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Danna Michael Danna DE $845,915 $780,000 $65,915 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($197,745) $845,915 0.44
Keyes Bopete Keyes CB $800,705 $780,000 $20,705 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($62,115) $800,705 0.42
Durant Yasir Durant LT $783,333 $780,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,667) $783,333 0.41
Townsend Tommy Townsend P $782,500 $780,000 $2,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $782,500 0.41
Wharton Tershawn Wharton DT $781,666 $780,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $781,666 0.41
Harris Darius Harris OLB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Ward Tim Ward DE $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Clark Tyler Clark DT $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Clemons Rodney Clemons S $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Cobb Omari Cobb LB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Edwards Austin Edwards DE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Ffrench Maurice Ffrench WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Fortson Joe Fortson WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Gordon Anthony Gordon QB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Gore Derrick Gore RB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Schoen Dalton Schoen WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Smith Emmanuel Smith LB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Ta'amu Jordan Ta'amu QB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Wanogho Prince Tega Wanogho T $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Williams Darryl Williams C $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Active Roster: $210,015,605 $107,823,149 $27,584,633 $63,789,905 $1,200,000 $3,077,500 $6,680,418 - - $210,015,605 110.48

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (7) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit
Round 1, Pick #31 Round 1, Pick #31 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 2, Pick #63 Round 2, Pick #63 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 3, Pick #94 Round 3, Pick #94 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 4, Pick #131 Round 4, Pick #131 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 5, Pick #164 Round 5, Pick #164 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 6, Pick #196 Round 6, Pick #196 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 7, Pick #228 Round 7, Pick #228 - - - - - - - - - -
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 (21) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
OkaforAlex Okafor DE $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 1.05
SpeaksBreeland Speaks LB $629,184 - $629,184 - - - - - - $629,184 0.33
CobbOmari Cobb LB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
DavisJavaris Davis CB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
HillLavert Hill CB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
LipscombKalija Lipscomb WR $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
WhiteCody White WR $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
WilliamsDarryl Williams C $4,667 - $4,667 - - - - - - $4,667 0.00
ClemonsRodney Clemons S $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
FairJovahn Fair G $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
HarrisDarius Harris OLB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
WrightBryan Wright LB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
LovettJohn Lovett FB $2,500 - $2,500 - - - - - - $2,500 0.00
BaileyHakeem Bailey CB $2,000 - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
JuliusJalen Julius CB $2,000 - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
DavisFelton Davis WR $1,668 - $1,668 - - - - - - $1,668 0.00
BaccelliaAndre Baccellia WR $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
FfrenchMaurice Ffrench WR $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Shelton-MosleyJustice Shelton-Mosley WR $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
WardTim Ward DE $834 - $834 - - - - - - $834 0.00
HifoAleva Hifo WR $667 - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
Dead Money: $2,693,525 - $2,693,525 - - - - - - $2,693,525 1.42

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 $5,097,253
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $190,097,253
All Contracts $107,823,149 $27,584,633 $63,789,905 $1,200,000 $3,077,500 $6,680,418 - $210,015,605
Top 51 Contracts $104,523,149 $27,584,633 $63,789,905 $1,200,000 $3,077,500 $6,680,418 - $206,715,605
Dead Money - $2,693,525 - - - - - $2,693,525
Total (All) $107,823,149 $30,278,158 $63,789,905 $1,200,000 $3,077,500 $6,680,418 - $212,709,130
Total (w/Top 51) $104,523,149 $30,278,158 $63,789,905 $1,200,000 $3,077,500 $6,680,418 - $209,409,130
Cap Space (w/All) $-22,611,877
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $-19,311,877