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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 (38) 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- ($92,173,524) $35,793,381 17.08
Jones Chris Jones DT $29,415,667 $3,750,000 0- $18,124,000 0- $500,000 $7,041,667 0- ($32,207,333) $29,415,667 14.04
Clark Frank Clark DE $26,300,000 $19,000,000 $5,200,000 0- 0- $500,000 $1,600,000 0- ($12,900,000) $26,300,000 12.55
Hill Tyreek Hill WR $20,685,000 $1,035,000 $1,450,000 $16,500,000 $1,200,000 $500,000 0- 0- ($2,650,000) $20,685,000 9.87
Thuney Joe Thuney G $17,800,000 $13,900,000 $3,400,000 0- 0- $500,000 0- 0- ($27,500,000) $17,800,000 8.50
Hitchens Anthony Hitchens ILB $12,664,915 $7,800,000 $2,800,000 $441,165 0- $200,000 $1,423,750 0- ($4,223,750) $12,664,915 6.04
Kelce Travis Kelce TE $8,855,872 $6,500,000 0- $705,872 0- $250,000 $1,400,000 0- ($5,600,000) $8,855,872 4.23
Butker Harrison Butker K $4,200,000 $3,350,000 $700,000 $100,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($1,400,000) $4,200,000 2.00
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
Hardman Mecole Hardman WR $1,589,335 $1,101,144 $413,191 0- 0- $75,000 0- 0- ($413,191) $1,589,335 0.76
Thornhill Juan Thornhill FS $1,493,494 $1,124,355 $344,139 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($344,139) $1,493,494 0.71
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 0.63
Humphrey Creed Humphrey C $1,264,820 $912,964 $351,856 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,968,532) $1,264,820 0.60
Saunders Khalen Saunders DT $1,218,795 $965,000 $228,795 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($228,795) $1,218,795 0.58
Niang Lucas Niang RT $1,071,768 $825,000 $211,768 0- 0- $35,000 0- 0- ($635,304) $1,071,768 0.51
Sneed L'Jarius Sneed CB $1,053,580 $895,000 $158,580 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($317,160) $1,053,580 0.50
Fenton Rashad Fenton CB $1,013,205 $965,000 $38,205 0- 0- $10,000 0- 0- ($38,205) $1,013,205 0.48
Allegretti Nick Allegretti G $1,002,988 $965,000 $27,988 0- 0- $10,000 0- 0- ($27,988) $1,002,988 0.48
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 0.45
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
Franks Jordan Franks TE $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Jennings Gary Jennings WR $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.43
Smith Trey Smith G $857,677 $825,000 $32,677 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($98,031) $857,677 0.41
Herring Malik Herring DE $833,333 $825,000 $8,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($16,667) $833,333 0.40
Anderson Zayne Anderson LB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Arnette Damon Arnette CB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Buechele Shane Buechele QB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Wanogho Prince Tega Wanogho T $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.39
Finke Chris Finke WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Knox Brenden Knox RB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Neal Lorenzo Neal DT $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Sexton Mathew Sexton WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Stills Darius Stills DT $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.34
Winchester James Winchester LS 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $186,052,003 $82,796,611 $19,745,557 $63,271,037 $1,200,000 $3,230,000 $15,808,798 - - $186,052,003 88.80


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 (11) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Duvernay-TardifLaurent Duvernay-Tardif G $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 0.95
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: $2,308,486 - $2,308,486 - - - - - - $2,308,486 1.10

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 $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $209,522,092
All Contracts $82,796,611 $19,745,557 $63,271,037 $1,200,000 $3,230,000 $15,808,798 - $186,052,003
Top 51 Contracts $82,796,611 $19,745,557 $63,271,037 $1,200,000 $3,230,000 $15,808,798 - $186,052,003
Dead Money - $2,308,486 - - - - - $2,308,486
Total (All) $82,796,611 $22,054,043 $63,271,037 $1,200,000 $3,230,000 $15,808,798 - $188,360,489
Total (w/Top 51) $82,796,611 $22,054,043 $63,271,037 $1,200,000 $3,230,000 $15,808,798 - $188,360,489
Cap Space (w/All) $21,161,603
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $21,161,603