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Kansas City Chiefs 2022 Salary Cap

Chiefs 2022 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Kansas City Chiefs 2022 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 (90) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Mahomes Patrick Mahomes QB $35,793,381 $1,500,000 $2,000,000 $27,400,000 0- $550,000 $4,343,381 0- ($130,123,524) $35,793,381 17.16
Jones Chris Jones DT $29,415,667 $3,750,000 0- $18,124,000 0- $500,000 $7,041,667 0- ($36,457,333) $29,415,667 14.10
Brown Jr. Orlando Brown Jr. T $16,662,000 $16,662,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $16,662,000 7.99
Clark Frank Clark DE $13,700,000 $3,725,000 $7,475,000 $900,000 0- 0- $1,600,000 0- ($21,875,000) $13,700,000 6.57
Kelce Travis Kelce TE $8,855,872 $6,500,000 0- $705,872 0- $250,000 $1,400,000 0- ($7,600,000) $8,855,872 4.25
Thuney Joe Thuney G $8,151,250 $1,035,000 $3,400,000 0- 0- $500,000 $3,216,250 0- ($42,500,000) $8,151,250 3.91
Valdes-Scantling Marquez Valdes-Scantling WR $4,880,000 $2,560,000 $2,000,000 $220,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($8,560,000) $4,880,000 2.34
Reid Justin Reid S $4,550,000 $1,035,000 $3,500,000 0- 0- $15,000 0- 0- ($20,485,000) $4,550,000 2.18
Hardman Mecole Hardman WR $4,399,191 $3,911,000 $413,191 0- 0- $75,000 0- 0- ($413,191) $4,399,191 2.11
Butker Harrison Butker K $4,194,118 $3,350,000 $700,000 $94,118 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($1,400,000) $4,194,118 2.01
Henne Chad Henne QB $3,265,000 $2,385,000 $880,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,265,000) $3,265,000 1.57
Thornhill Juan Thornhill FS $3,134,139 $2,765,000 $344,139 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($344,139) $3,134,139 1.50
Edwards-Helaire Clyde Edwards-Helaire RB $2,951,337 $1,593,779 $1,357,558 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,308,895) $2,951,337 1.41
Smith-Schuster JuJu Smith-Schuster WR $2,890,000 $1,035,000 $1,455,000 $150,000 0- $250,000 0- 0- ($2,490,000) $2,890,000 1.39
Nnadi Derrick Nnadi DT $2,750,000 $1,995,000 $500,000 $255,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,495,000) $2,750,000 1.32
Fenton Rashad Fenton CB $2,578,205 $2,530,000 $38,205 0- 0- $10,000 0- 0- ($38,205) $2,578,205 1.24
McDuffie Trent McDuffie CB $2,544,088 $705,000 $1,839,088 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,992,484) $2,544,088 1.22
Karlaftis George Karlaftis DE $2,170,086 $705,000 $1,465,086 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($11,935,474) $2,170,086 1.04
Carter Jermaine Carter ILB $1,770,000 $1,035,000 $735,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,770,000) $1,770,000 0.85
Jones II Ronald Jones II RB $1,500,000 $1,250,000 $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($750,000) $1,500,000 0.72
Gay Jr. Willie Gay Jr. OLB $1,437,558 $1,089,186 $348,372 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($696,744) $1,437,558 0.69
Bolton Nick Bolton LB $1,325,916 $925,183 $400,733 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,127,382) $1,325,916 0.64
Winchester James Winchester LS $1,275,000 $1,120,000 $155,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($310,000) $1,275,000 0.61
Humphrey Creed Humphrey C $1,264,820 $912,964 $351,856 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,968,532) $1,264,820 0.61
Saunders Khalen Saunders DT $1,218,795 $965,000 $228,795 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($228,795) $1,218,795 0.58
Johnson Lonnie Johnson CB $1,206,021 $1,206,021 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,206,021 0.58
Wylie Andrew Wylie T $1,187,500 $2,385,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,537,500) $1,187,500 0.57
Moore Skyy Moore WR $1,172,818 $705,000 $467,818 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,869,476) $1,172,818 0.56
Niang Lucas Niang RT $1,071,768 $825,000 $211,768 0- 0- $35,000 0- 0- ($635,304) $1,071,768 0.51
Cook Bryan Cook S $1,063,116 $705,000 $358,116 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,403,243) $1,063,116 0.51
Sneed L'Jarius Sneed CB $1,053,580 $895,000 $158,580 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($317,160) $1,053,580 0.51
Bell Blake Bell TE $1,047,500 $1,120,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,047,500) $1,047,500 0.50
Burton Michael Burton FB $1,047,500 $1,120,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($732,500) $1,047,500 0.50
Bush Deon Bush S $1,047,500 $1,035,000 $112,500 0- 0- $40,000 0- 0- ($1,007,500) $1,047,500 0.50
Christian Geron Christian T $1,047,500 $1,035,000 $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,047,500) $1,047,500 0.50
McKinnon Jerick McKinnon RB $1,047,500 $1,035,000 0- $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,047,500 0.50
Stallworth Taylor Stallworth DT $1,047,500 $1,035,000 0- $152,500 0- 0- 0- 0- ($300,000) $1,047,500 0.50
Allegretti Nick Allegretti G $1,002,988 $965,000 $27,988 0- 0- $10,000 0- 0- ($27,988) $1,002,988 0.48
Baker Deandre Baker CB $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.46
Coleman Corey Coleman WR $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.46
Fountain Daurice Fountain WR $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.46
Johnson Roderick Johnson T $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.46
Danna Michael Danna DE $960,915 $895,000 $65,915 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($131,830) $960,915 0.46
Kaindoh Joshua Kaindoh DE $949,836 $825,000 $124,836 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($374,508) $949,836 0.46
Chenal Leo Chenal LB $917,256 $705,000 $212,256 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($849,024) $917,256 0.44
Lee Elijah Lee OLB $915,000 $1,035,000 0- 0- 0- $20,000 0- 0- ($325,000) $915,000 0.44
Gray Noah Gray TE $903,444 $825,000 $78,444 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($235,332) $903,444 0.43
Townsend Tommy Townsend P $897,500 $895,000 $2,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,500) $897,500 0.43
Wharton Tershawn Wharton DT $896,667 $895,000 $1,667 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,667) $896,667 0.43
Gordon Josh Gordon WR $895,000 $1,120,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Calhoun Shilique Calhoun OLB $895,000 $1,035,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Reiter Austin Reiter C $895,000 $1,035,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Watson Justin Watson WR $895,000 $1,035,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Broughton Cortez Broughton DT $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Harris Darius Harris OLB $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Williams Joshua Williams CB $871,565 $166,565 $705,000 $166,565 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($666,260) $871,565 $166,565 0.42
Smith Trey Smith G $857,677 $32,677 $825,000 $32,677 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($98,031) $857,677 $32,677 0.41
Anderson Zayne Anderson S $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.40
Bootle Dicaprio Bootle CB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.40
Buechele Shane Buechele QB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.40
Fortson Joe Fortson TE $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.40
Franks Jordan Franks TE $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.40
Gore Derrick Gore RB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.40
Jennings Gary Jennings WR $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.40
Wanogho Prince Tega Wanogho T $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.40
Kinnard Darian Kinnard G $794,603 $89,603 $705,000 $89,603 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($358,412) $794,603 $89,603 0.38
Watson Jaylen Watson CB $726,343 $21,343 $705,000 $21,343 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($85,372) $726,343 $21,343 0.35
Pacheco Isiah Pacheco RB $724,777 $19,777 $705,000 $19,777 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($79,108) $724,777 $19,777 0.35
Johnson Nazeeh Johnson CB $724,252 $19,252 $705,000 $19,252 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($77,008) $724,252 $19,252 0.35
Cochrane Jack Cochrane LB $713,333 $8,333 $705,000 $8,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($150,000) $713,333 $8,333 0.34
Herring Malik Herring DE $713,333 $8,333 $705,000 $8,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($16,667) $713,333 $8,333 0.34
Bayless Omar Bayless WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Bushman Matt Bushman TE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Caliendo Mike Caliendo G $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Crum Dustin Crum QB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Dandridge Brandin Dandridge S $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Ealy Jerrion Ealy WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Edwards Austin Edwards DE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Fleet-Davis Tayon Fleet-Davis RB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Glaser Chris Glaser G $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Greer Nasir Greer S $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Gurman Vitaliy Gurman T $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Key Devon Key S $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Oginni Kehinde Oginni TE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Parker Aaron Parker WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Powell Cornell Powell WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Rose Mike Rose LB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Ross Justyn Ross WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Vital Mark Vital TE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Lammons Chris Lammons CB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $217,805,715 $120,105,133 $32,635,294 $48,153,990 - $2,455,000 $17,601,298 - - $217,805,715 104.41


2022 Injured Reserve Cap

Injured players who will miss the remainder of the season. Their cap figures count toward the team total.

Player (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Sexton Mathew Sexton WR $430,000 $430,000 - - - - - - - $430,000 0.21

 

2022 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (10) 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 #21Trent McDuffie Round 1, Pick #21 CB $2,544,088 $705,000 $1,839,088 - - - - - - $2,544,088 $2,544,088
Round 1, Pick #30George Karlaftis Round 1, Pick #30 DE $2,170,088 $705,000 $1,465,088 - - - - - - $2,170,088 $2,170,088
Round 2, Pick #54Skyy Moore Round 2, Pick #54 WR $1,172,818 $705,000 $467,818 - - - - - - $1,172,818 $1,172,818
Round 2, Pick #62Bryan Cook Round 2, Pick #62 S $1,063,116 $705,000 $358,116 - - - - - - $1,063,116 $1,063,116
Round 3, Pick #103Leo Chenal Round 3, Pick #103 LB $917,256 $705,000 $212,256 - - - - - - $917,256 $917,256
Round 4, Pick #135Joshua Williams Round 4, Pick #135 CB $871,565 $705,000 $166,565 - - - - - - $871,565 $166,565
Round 5, Pick #145Darian Kinnard Round 5, Pick #145 G $794,603 $705,000 $89,603 - - - - - - $794,603 $89,603
Round 7, Pick #243Jaylen Watson Round 7, Pick #243 CB $726,342 $705,000 $21,342 - - - - - - $726,342 $21,342
Round 7, Pick #251Isiah Pacheco Round 7, Pick #251 RB $724,777 $705,000 $19,777 - - - - - - $724,777 $19,777
Round 7, Pick #259Nazeeh Johnson Round 7, Pick #259 CB $724,252 $705,000 $19,252 - - - - - - $724,252 $19,252
Projected Draft Pool: $11,708,905 $11,708,905 $8,183,905


2022 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 (13) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
HitchensAnthony Hitchens ILB $4,223,750 - $2,800,000 - - - $1,423,750 - - $4,223,750 2.02
Duvernay-TardifLaurent Duvernay-Tardif G $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 0.96
HillTyreek Hill WR $1,450,000 - $1,450,000 - - - - - - $1,450,000 0.70
PowellCornell Powell WR $180,114 - $180,114 - - - - - - $180,114 0.09
KeyesBopete Keyes CB $41,410 - $41,410 - - - - - - $41,410 0.02
ThompsonDarwin Thompson RB $31,960 - $31,960 - - - - - - $31,960 0.02
BootleDicaprio Bootle CB $13,334 - $13,334 - - - - - - $13,334 0.01
BuecheleShane Buechele QB $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
KeyDevon Key S $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
AndersonZayne Anderson LB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
ColeRiley Cole LB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
CharacterMarlon Character CB $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
DurantYasir Durant T $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Dead Money: $7,982,236 - $6,558,486 - - - $1,423,750 - - $7,982,236 3.83

2022 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2022 NFL Salary Cap $208,200,000
2021 Rollover Cap $1,322,092
Adjustment $-922,092
Adjusted Salary Cap $208,600,000
All Contracts $120,105,133 $32,635,294 $48,153,990 - $2,455,000 $17,601,298 - $217,805,715
Top 51 Contracts $91,195,133 $32,269,411 $48,153,990 - $2,455,000 $17,601,298 - $189,175,715
Injured Reserve Money $430,000 - - - - - - $430,000
Dead Money - $6,558,486 - - - $1,423,750 - $7,982,236
Total (All) $120,535,133 $39,193,780 $48,153,990 - $2,455,000 $19,025,048 - $226,217,951
Total (w/Top 51) $91,625,133 $38,827,897 $48,153,990 - $2,455,000 $19,025,048 - $197,587,951
Cap Space (w/All) $-17,617,951
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $11,012,049