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.

 

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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 %
Clark Frank Clark DE $18,500,000 $5,200,000 - - $500,000 $1,600,000 - ($37,850,000) $25,800,000 13.69
Mathieu Tyrann Mathieu FS $14,550,000 $4,933,334 - - $250,000 - - ($19,483,334) $19,733,334 10.47
Hill Tyreek Hill WR $990,000 $1,450,000 $11,885,500 $1,200,000 $325,000 - - ($18,175,500) $15,850,500 8.41
Hitchens Anthony Hitchens ILB $5,800,000 $2,800,000 $411,754 - $200,000 $1,423,750 - ($14,247,500) $10,635,504 5.64
Jones Chris Jones DT $1,000,000 - - - $500,000 $7,041,667 - ($40,749,000) $8,541,666 4.53
Kelce Travis Kelce TE $5,250,000 - $750,000 - $250,000 $1,400,000 - ($10,850,000) $7,650,000 4.06
Mahomes Patrick Mahomes QB $990,000 $2,000,000 - - $100,000 $4,343,381 - ($99,506,905) $7,433,381 3.94
Reed Jarran Reed DT $1,000,000 $4,000,000 $500,000 - - - - ($5,000,000) $5,500,000 2.92
Duvernay-Tardif Laurent Duvernay-Tardif G $2,750,000 $2,000,000 - - - - - ($7,500,000) $4,750,000 2.52
Thuney Joe Thuney G $990,000 $3,400,000 - - $110,000 - - ($31,890,000) $4,500,000 2.39
Butker Harrison Butker K $3,090,000 $700,000 $100,000 - $50,000 - - ($5,190,000) $3,940,000 2.09
Brown Jr. Orlando Brown Jr. LT $3,384,000 - - - - - - - $3,384,000 1.80
Ward Charvarius Ward CB $3,384,000 - - - - - - - $3,384,000 1.80
Remmers Mike Remmers LT $1,200,000 $1,850,000 - - $250,000 - - ($3,050,000) $3,300,000 1.75
Edwards-Helaire Clyde Edwards-Helaire RB $1,101,890 $1,357,558 - - - - - ($6,768,343) $2,459,448 1.31
Nnadi Derrick Nnadi DT $2,133,000 $239,850 - - $50,000 - - ($239,850) $2,422,850 1.29
Pringle Byron Pringle WR $2,133,000 - - - - - - - $2,133,000 1.13
Wylie Andrew Wylie RT $2,133,000 - - - - - - - $2,133,000 1.13
Hughes Mike Hughes CB $1,825,566 - - - - - - ($648,000) $1,825,566 0.97
Henne Chad Henne QB $1,200,000 $375,000 - - $50,000 - - ($1,575,000) $1,625,000 0.86
Williams Darrel Williams RB $970,000 $480,000 $100,000 - $50,000 - - ($880,000) $1,600,000 0.85
Niemann Ben Niemann LB $1,020,000 $400,000 $88,235 - $50,000 - - ($800,000) $1,558,235 0.83
Hardman Mecole Hardman WR $874,096 $413,191 - - $75,000 - - ($826,382) $1,362,287 0.72
Thornhill Juan Thornhill FS $889,570 $344,139 - - $25,000 - - ($688,278) $1,258,709 0.67
Sorensen Daniel Sorensen SS $2,325,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($2,462,500) $1,212,500 0.64
O'Daniel Dorian O'Daniel OLB $920,000 $190,379 - - $28,000 - - ($190,379) $1,138,379 0.60
Saunders Khalen Saunders DT $850,000 $228,795 - - $25,000 - - ($457,590) $1,103,795 0.59
Winchester James Winchester LS $990,000 - - - $10,000 $100,000 - ($1,090,000) $1,100,000 0.58
Watts Armani Watts FS $920,000 $158,061 - - $10,000 - - ($158,061) $1,088,061 0.58
Bolton Nick Bolton LB $660,000 $400,733 - - - - - ($2,528,115) $1,060,733 0.56
Humphrey Creed Humphrey C $660,000 $351,856 - - - - - ($2,320,388) $1,011,856 0.54
Blythe Austin Blythe C $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $990,000 0.53
Bell Blake Bell TE $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.52
Robinson Demarcus Robinson WR $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.52
Sneed L'Jarius Sneed CB $780,000 $158,580 - - - - - ($475,740) $938,580 0.50
Fenton Rashad Fenton CB $850,000 $38,205 - - $10,000 - - ($76,410) $898,205 0.48
Allegretti Nick Allegretti G $850,000 $27,988 - - $10,000 - - ($55,976) $887,988 0.47
Niang Lucas Niang RT $660,000 $211,768 - - - - - ($847,072) $871,768 0.46
Okafor Alex Okafor DE $1,075,000 - - - - - - ($1,075,000) $850,000 0.45
Burton Michael Burton FB $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $850,000 0.45
McKinnon Jerick McKinnon RB $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $850,000 0.45
Baker Deandre Baker CB $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.45
Fountain Daurice Fountain WR $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.45
Kemp Marcus Kemp WR $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.45
Danna Michael Danna DE $780,000 $65,915 - - - - - ($197,745) $845,915 0.45
Kaindoh Joshua Kaindoh DE $660,000 $124,836 - - - - - ($499,344) $784,836 0.42
Townsend Tommy Townsend P $780,000 $2,500 - - - - - ($5,000) $782,500 0.42
Wharton Tershawn Wharton DT $780,000 $1,666 - - - - - ($3,334) $781,666 0.41
Harris Darius Harris OLB $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.41
Lammons Chris Lammons CB $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.41
Gray Noah Gray TE $660,000 $78,444 - - - - - ($313,776) $738,444 0.39
Smith Trey Smith G $660,000 $32,677 - - - - - ($130,708) $692,677 0.37
Fortson Joe Fortson WR $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.35
Active Roster: $169,003,383 $102,738,122 $34,427,975 $13,835,489 $1,200,000 $2,928,000 $15,908,798 - - $169,003,383 89.69


2021 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 (1) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Gay Jr. Willie Gay Jr.
(Toe)
OLB $849,593 $348,372 - - - - - ($1,555,116) $1,197,965 0.64
Injured Reserve: $1,197,965 $849,593 $348,372 - - - - - - $1,197,965 0.64


2021 Reserve/PUP Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a physically unable to perform, or non-football injury list. 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 %
Long Kyle Long G $1,100,000 $350,000 - - $50,000 - - ($1,450,000) $1,500,000 0.80
Reserve/PUP: $1,500,000 $1,100,000 $350,000 - - $50,000 - - - $1,500,000 0.80


2021 Non-Football Injury Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a physically unable to perform, or non-football injury list. 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 %
Herring Malik Herring DE $660,000 $8,333 - - - - - ($125,000) $668,333 0.35
NFI: $668,333 $660,000 $8,333 - - - - - - $668,333 0.35


2021 Practice Squad

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a team's practice squad. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (15) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Bootle Dicaprio Bootle CB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Broughton Cortez Broughton DT $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Buechele Shane Buechele QB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Dieter Gehrig Dieter WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Edwards Austin Edwards DE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Gore Derrick Gore RB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Harris Demone Harris OLB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Key Devon Key S $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Powell Cornell Powell WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Rozeboom Christian Rozeboom LB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Sullivan Elijah Sullivan LT $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Wanogho Prince Tega Wanogho T $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Williams Darryl Williams C $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Anderson Zayne Anderson LB $156,400 - - - - - - - $156,400 0.08
Vital Mark Vital TE $156,400 - - - - - - - $156,400 0.08
Practice Squad: $2,465,600 $2,465,600 - - - - - - - $2,465,600 1.31


2021 Dead Cap

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

Player (36) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Schwartz Mitchell Schwartz RT - $3,750,000 - - - - - - $3,750,000 1.99
Fisher Eric Fisher LT - $3,181,668 - - - - - - $3,181,668 1.69
Okafor Alex Okafor DE - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 1.06
Speaks Breeland Speaks LB - $629,184 - - - - - - $629,184 0.33
Williams Damien Williams RB - $533,334 - - - - - - $533,334 0.28
Buechele Shane Buechele QB $160,000 $5,000 - - - - - - $165,000 0.09
Charlton Taco Charlton DE - $137,500 - - - - - - $137,500 0.07
Cole Riley Cole LB $90,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $93,333 0.05
Powell Cornell Powell WR - $60,038 - - - - - - $60,038 0.03
Key Devon Key S $50,000 $5,000 - - - - - - $55,000 0.03
Thompson Darwin Thompson RB - $31,960 - - $9,500 - - - $41,460 0.02
Anderson Zayne Anderson LB $36,667 $3,333 - - - - - - $40,000 0.02
Bootle Dicaprio Bootle CB $25,000 $6,666 - - - - - - $31,666 0.02
Keyes Bopete Keyes CB - $20,705 - - - - - - $20,705 0.01
Cobb Omari Cobb LB $9,200 $6,667 - - - - - - $15,867 0.01
Ffrench Maurice Ffrench WR $9,200 $1,667 - - - - - - $10,867 0.01
Brown Shakur Brown CB $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Davis Javaris Davis CB - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Hill Lavert Hill CB - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Lipscomb Kalija Lipscomb WR - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
White Cody White WR - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Character Marlon Character CB $2,500 $2,500 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Williams Darryl Williams C - $4,667 - - - - - - $4,667 0.00
Clemons Rodney Clemons S - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Fair Jovahn Fair G - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Harris Darius Harris OLB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Wright Bryan Wright LB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Durant Yasir Durant T - $3,333 - - - - - - $3,333 0.00
Lovett John Lovett FB - $2,500 - - - - - - $2,500 0.00
Bailey Hakeem Bailey CB - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Julius Jalen Julius CB - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Davis Felton Davis WR - $1,668 - - - - - - $1,668 0.00
Baccellia Andre Baccellia WR - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Shelton-Mosley Justice Shelton-Mosley WR - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Ward Tim Ward DE - $834 - - - - - - $834 0.00
Hifo Aleva Hifo WR - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
Dead: $10,839,162 $391,767 $10,437,895 - - $9,500 - - - $10,839,162 5.75


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 $5,097,253
Adjustment $835,857
Adjusted Salary Cap $188,433,110
All Contracts $102,738,122 $34,427,975 $13,835,489 $1,200,000 $2,928,000 $15,908,798 - $169,003,383
Injured Reserve Money $849,593 $348,372 - - - - - $1,197,965
Reserve/PUP Money $1,100,000 $350,000 - - $50,000 - - $1,500,000
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $660,000 $8,333 - - - - - $668,333
Dead Money $391,767 $10,437,895 - - $9,500 - - $10,839,162
Practice Squad $2,465,600 - - - - - - $2,465,600
Total $108,205,082 $45,572,575 $13,835,489 $1,200,000 $2,987,500 $15,908,798 - $185,674,443
Cap Space $2,758,667