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Los Angeles Chargers

Los Angeles Chargers 2021 Salary Cap

Chargers 2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Los Angeles Chargers 2021 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Chargers – The Athletic

Club Option
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Active Players (45) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Bosa Joey Bosa DE $20,750,000 $13,750,000 $7,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($63,000,000) $20,750,000 10.75
Allen Keenan Allen WR $15,700,000 $13,000,000 $2,700,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($23,800,000) $15,700,000 8.13
Williams Mike Williams WR $15,680,000 $15,680,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $15,680,000 8.12
Hayward Casey Hayward CB $11,750,000 $9,750,000 $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $11,750,000 6.09
Joseph Linval Joseph DT $11,500,000 $5,500,000 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,000,000) $11,500,000 5.96
Turner Trai Turner G $11,281,250 $11,000,000 0- $281,250 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $11,281,250 5.84
Harris Chris Harris CB $11,250,000 $5,500,000 $3,750,000 $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,750,000) $11,250,000 5.83
Bulaga Bryan Bulaga LT $11,083,333 $7,750,000 $3,333,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($14,416,667) $11,083,333 5.74
Herbert Justin Herbert QB $6,040,626 $1,818,125 $4,222,501 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($21,746,254) $6,040,626 3.13
Ekeler Austin Ekeler RB $5,750,000 $4,250,000 $1,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($8,750,000) $5,750,000 2.98
James Derwin James S $3,941,942 $2,169,403 $1,772,539 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,941,942) $3,941,942 2.04
Tillery Jerry Tillery DT $3,115,134 $1,533,378 $1,581,756 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,824,890) $3,115,134 1.61
Murray Kenneth Murray ILB $2,948,850 $1,199,770 $1,749,080 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,615,860) $2,948,850 1.53
Jones Justin Jones DT $2,396,535 $2,183,000 $213,535 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($213,535) $2,396,535 1.24
White Kyzir White ILB $2,346,611 $2,183,000 $163,611 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($163,611) $2,346,611 1.22
Nwosu Uchenna Nwosu OLB $1,832,595 $1,265,397 $567,198 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($567,198) $1,832,595 0.95
Adderley Nasir Adderley S $1,290,576 $925,192 $365,384 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($730,768) $1,290,576 0.67
Pipkins Trey Pipkins RT $1,069,269 $850,000 $219,269 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($438,538) $1,069,269 0.55
Tranquill Drue Tranquill OLB $1,014,702 $850,000 $164,702 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($329,404) $1,014,702 0.53
Quessenberry Scott Quessenberry C $991,063 $920,000 $71,063 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($71,063) $991,063 0.51
Kelley Josh Kelley RB $975,085 $780,000 $195,085 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($585,255) $975,085 0.51
Jackson Justin Jackson RB $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.48
Stick Easton Stick QB $919,391 $850,000 $69,391 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $919,391 0.48
Egbule Emeke Egbule OLB $889,091 $850,000 $39,091 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $889,091 0.46
Broughton Cortez Broughton DT $869,505 $850,000 $19,505 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($39,010) $869,505 0.45
Reed Joe Reed WR $865,077 $780,000 $85,077 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($255,231) $865,077 0.45
Edwards Lac Edwards P $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.44
Guyton Jalen Guyton WR $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.44
Mazza Cole Mazza LS $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.44
Moore Jason Moore WR $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.44
Gilman Alohi Gilman S $827,051 $780,000 $47,051 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($141,153) $827,051 0.43
Hill K.J. Hill WR $806,207 $780,000 $26,207 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($78,621) $806,207 0.42
Hunter Ryan Hunter G $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.40
Johnson Tyron Johnson WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.40
Lemonier Jessie Lemonier DE $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.40
Nabers Gabe Nabers TE $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.40
Norton Storm Norton G $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.40
Parham Donald Parham TE $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.40
Bradwell Darius Bradwell RB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Brannon John Brannon CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Fehoko Breiden Fehoko DT $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Gilliam Nate Gilliam G $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Hurst John Hurst WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Smith T.J. Smith DT $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Vaughn Donte Vaughn CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.34
Active Roster: $161,503,893 $121,507,265 $35,855,378 $4,281,250 - - - - - $161,503,893 83.65

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (7) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit
Round 1, Pick #13 Round 1, Pick #13 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 2, Pick #47 Round 2, Pick #47 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 3, Pick #77 Round 3, Pick #77 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 4, Pick #113 Round 4, Pick #113 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 5, Pick #148 Round 5, Pick #148 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 6, Pick #180 Round 6, Pick #180 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 7, Pick #211 Round 7, Pick #211 - - - - - - - - - -
Projected Draft Pool: $0 $0


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 (20) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
GazianoJoe Gaziano DE $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
SmithT.J. Smith DT $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
SchoenDalton Schoen WR $5,334 - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
NabersGabe Nabers TE $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
McGillKevin McGill CB $3,667 - $3,667 - - - - - - $3,667 0.00
BilalAsmar Bilal LB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
BradwellDarius Bradwell RB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
LemonierJessie Lemonier DE $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
MartinKoda Martin G $3,000 - $3,000 - - - - - - $3,000 0.00
ChristiansenCole Christiansen LB $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
DunlapJoshua Dunlap G $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
FehokoBreiden Fehoko DT $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
FinleyRomeo Finley LB $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
GilliamNate Gilliam G $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
RobertsRyan Roberts T $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
CottonJeff Cotton WR $1,334 - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
RiceJared Rice TE $1,334 - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
TeamerRoderic Teamer S $667 - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
VaughnDonte Vaughn CB $667 - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
BrannonJohn Brannon CB $334 - $334 - - - - - - $334 0.00
Dead Money: $58,008 - $58,008 - - - - - - $58,008 0.03

2021 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2021 NFL Salary Cap $185,000,000
2020 Rollover Cap $8,072,299
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $193,072,299
All Contracts $121,507,265 $35,855,378 $4,281,250 - - - - $161,503,893
Top 51 Contracts $121,507,265 $35,855,378 $4,281,250 - - - - $161,503,893
Dead Money - $58,008 - - - - - $58,008
Total (All) $121,507,265 $35,913,386 $4,281,250 - - - - $161,561,901
Total (w/Top 51) $121,507,265 $35,913,386 $4,281,250 - - - - $161,561,901
Cap Space (w/All) $31,510,398
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $31,510,398