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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 (47) 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 14.74
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 14.18
Jones Chris Jones DT $21,500,000 $21,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($21,500,000) $21,500,000 12.29
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 11.28
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 9.06
Fisher Eric Fisher LT $14,681,668 $10,750,000 0- $500,000 0- $250,000 $3,181,668 0- ($3,181,668) $14,681,668 8.39
Kelce Travis Kelce TE $10,968,400 $7,750,000 $1,968,400 $1,000,000 0- $250,000 0- 0- 0- $10,968,400 6.27
Hitchens Anthony Hitchens ILB $10,723,750 $5,800,000 $2,800,000 $500,000 0- $200,000 $1,423,750 0- ($8,447,500) $10,723,750 6.13
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 5.72
Duvernay-Tardif Laurent Duvernay-Tardif G $5,500,000 $2,600,000 $2,000,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- $150,000 ($7,350,000) $5,500,000 3.14
Butker Harrison Butker K $3,940,000 $3,090,000 $700,000 $100,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($2,100,000) $3,940,000 2.25
Williams Damien Williams RB $2,658,334 $1,700,000 $533,334 $275,000 0- 0- 0- $150,000 ($533,334) $2,658,334 1.52
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 1.41
Okafor Alex Okafor DE $2,000,000 0- $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $2,000,000 1.14
Speaks Breeland Speaks DE $1,941,072 $1,311,888 $629,184 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($629,184) $1,941,072 1.11
Henne Chad Henne QB $1,625,000 $1,200,000 $375,000 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($375,000) $1,625,000 0.93
Hardman Mecole Hardman WR $1,362,287 $874,096 $413,191 0- 0- $75,000 0- 0- ($826,382) $1,362,287 0.78
Thornhill Juan Thornhill FS $1,258,709 $889,570 $344,139 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($688,278) $1,258,709 0.72
Nnadi Derrick Nnadi DT $1,209,850 $920,000 $239,850 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($239,850) $1,209,850 0.69
Gay Jr. Willie Gay Jr. OLB $1,197,965 $849,593 $348,372 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,555,116) $1,197,965 0.68
O'Daniel Dorian O'Daniel OLB $1,138,379 $920,000 $190,379 0- 0- $28,000 0- 0- ($190,379) $1,138,379 0.65
Saunders Khalen Saunders DT $1,103,795 $850,000 $228,795 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($457,590) $1,103,795 0.63
Winchester James Winchester LS $1,100,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- $10,000 $100,000 0- ($100,000) $1,100,000 0.63
Watts Armani Watts FS $1,088,061 $920,000 $158,061 0- 0- $10,000 0- 0- ($158,061) $1,088,061 0.62
Sneed L'Jarius Sneed CB $938,580 $780,000 $158,580 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($475,740) $938,580 0.54
Rankin Martinas Rankin LT $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.53
Fenton Rashad Fenton CB $898,205 $850,000 $38,205 0- 0- $10,000 0- 0- ($76,410) $898,205 0.51
Thompson Darwin Thompson RB $891,460 $850,000 $31,960 0- 0- $9,500 0- 0- ($63,920) $891,460 0.51
Allegretti Nick Allegretti G $887,988 $850,000 $27,988 0- 0- $10,000 0- 0- ($55,976) $887,988 0.51
Harris Darius Harris OLB $853,334 $850,000 $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $853,334 0.49
Ward Tim Ward DE $850,834 $850,000 $834 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($834) $850,834 0.49
Senat Greg Senat LT $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.49
Danna Michael Danna DE $845,915 $780,000 $65,915 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($197,745) $845,915 0.48
Niang Lucas Niang T $821,768 $460,000 $211,768 0- 0- 0- 0- $150,000 ($847,072) $821,768 0.47
Keyes Bopete Keyes CB $800,705 $780,000 $20,705 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($62,115) $800,705 0.46
Cobb Omari Cobb LB $783,333 $780,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,667) $783,333 0.45
Durant Yasir Durant LT $783,333 $780,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,667) $783,333 0.45
Hill Lavert Hill CB $783,333 $780,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,667) $783,333 0.45
Lipscomb Kalija Lipscomb WR $783,333 $780,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,667) $783,333 0.45
Townsend Tommy Townsend P $782,500 $780,000 $2,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $782,500 0.45
Williams Darryl Williams C $782,333 $780,000 $2,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,667) $782,333 0.45
Clemons Rodney Clemons SS $781,666 $780,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $781,666 0.45
Wharton Tershawn Wharton DT $781,666 $780,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $781,666 0.45
Bailey Hakeem Bailey CB $781,000 $780,000 $1,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,000) $781,000 0.45
Baccellia Andre Baccellia WR $780,833 $780,000 $833 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,667) $780,833 0.45
Ffrench Maurice Ffrench WR $780,833 $780,000 $833 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,667) $780,833 0.45
Shelton-Mosley Justice Shelton-Mosley WR $780,833 $780,000 $833 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,667) $780,833 0.45
Active Roster: $202,596,242 $122,132,037 $32,203,882 $37,727,405 $1,200,000 $2,577,500 $6,305,418 $450,000 - $202,596,242 115.77


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 (8) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
DavisJavaris Davis CB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
WhiteCody White WR $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
FairJovahn Fair G $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
JuliusJalen Julius CB $2,000 - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
DavisFelton Davis WR $1,668 - $1,668 - - - - - - $1,668 0.00
HifoAleva Hifo WR $667 - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
Dead Money: $25,170 - $25,170 - - - - - - $25,170 0.01

2021 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2021 NFL Salary Cap $175,000,000
2020 Rollover Cap $0
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $175,000,000
All Contracts $122,132,037 $32,203,882 $37,727,405 $1,200,000 $2,577,500 $6,305,418 $450,000 $202,596,242
Top 51 Contracts $122,132,037 $32,203,882 $37,727,405 $1,200,000 $2,577,500 $6,305,418 $450,000 $202,596,242
Dead Money - $25,170 - - - - - $25,170
Total (All) $122,132,037 $32,229,052 $37,727,405 $1,200,000 $2,577,500 $6,305,418 $450,000 $202,621,412
Total (w/Top 51) $122,132,037 $32,229,052 $37,727,405 $1,200,000 $2,577,500 $6,305,418 $450,000 $202,621,412
Cap Space (w/All) $-27,621,412
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $-27,621,412