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 (54) 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 - $325,000 $1,200,000 - ($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 - $705,882 - $250,000 $1,400,000 - ($10,850,000) $7,605,882 4.04
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 $470,588 - - - - ($5,000,000) $5,470,588 2.90
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 $94,118 - $50,000 - - ($5,190,000) $3,934,118 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
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
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 $94,118 - $50,000 - - ($880,000) $1,594,118 0.85
Niemann Ben Niemann LB $1,020,000 $400,000 $88,235 - $50,000 - - ($800,000) $1,558,235 0.83
Long Kyle Long G $1,100,000 $350,000 - - $50,000 - - ($1,450,000) $1,500,000 0.80
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
Winchester James Winchester LS $990,000 $155,000 - - $10,000 $100,000 - - $1,255,000 0.67
Sorensen Daniel Sorensen SS $2,325,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($2,462,500) $1,212,500 0.64
Gay Jr. Willie Gay Jr. OLB $849,593 $348,372 - - - - - ($1,555,116) $1,197,965 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
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
Wylie Andrew Wylie RT $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.49
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
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
Kemp Marcus Kemp WR $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.45
Danna Michael Danna DE $780,000 $65,915 - - - - - ($197,745) $845,915 0.45
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
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
Ingram Melvin Ingram OLB $597,222 - - - - - - ($597,222) $597,222 0.32
Kaindoh Joshua Kaindoh DE $469,446 $124,836 - - - - - ($499,344) $594,281 0.32
Gore Derrick Gore RB $476,671 - - - - - - - $476,671 0.25
Wanogho Prince Tega Wanogho T $476,658 - - - - - - - $476,658 0.25
Buechele Shane Buechele QB $293,328 - - - - - - - $293,328 0.16
Anderson Zayne Anderson LB $146,664 - - - - - - - $146,664 0.08
Fountain Daurice Fountain WR - - - - - - - - - 0.00
Active Roster: $160,366,274 $97,594,704 $31,219,579 $13,750,195 - $2,728,000 $17,108,798 - - $160,366,274 85.11


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 (4) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Remmers Mike Remmers
(Knee)
LT $1,200,000 $1,850,000 - - $250,000 - - ($3,050,000) $3,300,000 1.75
Niang Lucas Niang
(Knee)
RT $660,000 $211,768 - - - - - ($847,072) $871,768 0.46
Lammons Chris Lammons
(Ankle)
CB $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.41
Fortson Joe Fortson
(Achilles)
TE $496,667 - - - - - - - $496,667 0.26
Injured Reserve: $5,448,435 $3,136,667 $2,061,768 - - $250,000 - - - $5,448,435 2.89


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
(Knee-acl)
DE $578,333 $8,333 - - - - - ($125,000) $586,666 0.31
NFI: $586,666 $578,333 $8,333 - - - - - - $586,666 0.31


2021 Practice Squad

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

Player (14) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Dieter Gehrig Dieter WR $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
Vital Mark Vital TE $156,400 - - - - - - - $156,400 0.08
Edwards Austin Edwards DE $92,000 - - - - - - - $92,000 0.05
Williams Darryl Williams C $82,800 - - - - - - - $82,800 0.04
Broughton Cortez Broughton DT $27,600 - - - - - - - $27,600 0.01
Harris Darius Harris OLB $27,600 - - - - - - - $27,600 0.01
Bootle Dicaprio Bootle CB $18,400 - - - - - - - $27,600 0.01
Bushman Matt Bushman TE $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Billings Andrew Billings DT - - - - - - - - - 0.00
Gordon Josh Gordon WR - - - - - - - - - 0.00
Jackson Joe Jackson DE - - - - - - - - - 0.00
Johnson Roderick Johnson T - - - - - - - - - 0.00
Practice Squad: $920,000 $910,800 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.49


2021 Dead Cap

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

Player (56) 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
Duvernay-Tardif Laurent Duvernay-Tardif G $1,222,222 $2,000,000 - - - - - - $3,222,222 1.71
Fisher Eric Fisher LT - $3,181,668 - - - - - - $3,181,668 1.69
Okafor Alex Okafor DE - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 1.06
Gordon Josh Gordon WR $784,000 - - - - - - - $675,108 0.36
Speaks Breeland Speaks LB - $629,184 - - - - - - $629,184 0.33
Williams Damien Williams RB - $533,334 - - - - - - $533,334 0.28
Fountain Daurice Fountain WR $431,754 - - - - - - - $431,754 0.23
Harris Darius Harris OLB $367,731 $3,334 - - - - - - $371,065 0.20
Bootle Dicaprio Bootle CB $282,065 $6,666 - - - - - - $288,731 0.15
Buechele Shane Buechele QB $252,000 $5,000 - - - - - - $257,000 0.14
Jackson Josh Jackson CB $228,222 - - - - - - - $228,222 0.12
McGuire Elijah McGuire RB $182,000 - - - - - - - $182,000 0.10
Broughton Cortez Broughton DT $176,022 - - - - - - - $176,022 0.09
Calhoun Shilique Calhoun OLB $168,000 - - - - - - - $168,000 0.09
Sullivan Elijah Sullivan LT $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Anderson Zayne Anderson LB $156,267 $3,333 - - - - - - $159,600 0.08
Harris Demone Harris OLB $148,222 - - - - - - - $148,222 0.08
Brown Daniel Brown TE $165,000 - - - - - - - $141,666 0.08
Charlton Taco Charlton DE - $137,500 - - - - - - $137,500 0.07
Edwards Austin Edwards DE $101,066 - - - - - - - $101,066 0.05
Rozeboom Christian Rozeboom LB $101,066 - - - - - - - $101,066 0.05
Cole Riley Cole LB $90,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $93,333 0.05
Griffin-Stewart Nakia Griffin-Stewart TE $91,866 - - - - - - - $91,866 0.05
Townsend Johnny Townsend P $61,733 - - - - - - - $61,733 0.03
Powell Cornell Powell WR - $60,038 - - - - - - $60,038 0.03
Williams Darryl Williams C $55,200 $4,667 - - - - - - $59,867 0.03
Key Devon Key S $50,000 $5,000 - - - - - - $55,000 0.03
Gore Derrick Gore RB $46,000 - - - - - - - $46,000 0.02
Wanogho Prince Tega Wanogho T $46,000 - - - - - - - $46,000 0.02
Fry Elliott Fry K $45,866 - - - - - - - $45,866 0.02
Thompson Darwin Thompson RB - $31,960 - - $9,500 - - - $41,460 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
Adams Paul Adams T $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Brown Shakur Brown CB $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Charlton Joseph Charlton P $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Schoen Dalton Schoen WR $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
Clemons Rodney Clemons S - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Fair Jovahn Fair G - $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: $17,790,771 $5,475,602 $12,437,895 - - $9,500 - - - $17,790,771 9.44


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 $97,594,704 $31,219,579 $13,750,195 - $2,728,000 $17,108,798 - $160,366,274
Injured Reserve Money $3,136,667 $2,061,768 - - $250,000 - - $5,448,435
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $578,333 $8,333 - - - - - $586,666
Dead Money $5,475,602 $12,437,895 - - $9,500 - - $17,790,771
Practice Squad $910,800 - - - - - - $920,000
Total $107,696,106 $45,727,575 $13,750,195 - $2,987,500 $17,108,798 - $185,112,146
Cap Space $3,320,964