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Los Angeles Chargers 2022 Salary Cap

Chargers 2022 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Los Angeles Chargers 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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2022 NFL Offseason Series: AFC West
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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 OLB $28,250,000 $21,250,000 $7,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($42,250,000) $28,250,000 13.00
Allen Keenan Allen WR $19,200,000 $16,500,000 $2,700,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($24,600,000) $19,200,000 8.84
Bulaga Bryan Bulaga RT $14,083,334 $8,250,000 $3,333,334 $2,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,333,334) $14,083,334 6.48
Linsley Corey Linsley C $11,600,000 $9,000,000 $2,600,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,400,000) $11,600,000 5.34
Davis Michael Davis CB $9,352,935 $7,000,000 $2,000,000 $352,935 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,000,000) $9,352,935 4.31
James Derwin James S $9,052,000 $9,052,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($9,052,000) $9,052,000 4.17
Feiler Matt Feiler RT $7,500,000 $5,500,000 $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($8,000,000) $7,500,000 3.45
Herbert Justin Herbert QB $7,248,751 $3,026,250 $4,222,501 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($15,705,628) $7,248,751 3.34
Ekeler Austin Ekeler RB $6,500,000 $5,000,000 $1,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $6,500,000 2.99
Slater Rashawn Slater LT $3,779,945 $1,415,989 $2,363,956 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,607,802) $3,779,945 1.74
Tillery Jerry Tillery DT $3,634,323 $2,052,567 $1,581,756 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,709,756) $3,634,323 1.67
Murray Kenneth Murray ILB $3,538,620 $1,789,540 $1,749,080 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($7,667,010) $3,538,620 1.63
Samuel Jr. Asante Samuel Jr. CB $1,641,579 $988,316 $653,263 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,948,105) $1,641,579 0.76
Adderley Nasir Adderley S $1,505,672 $1,140,288 $365,384 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($365,384) $1,505,672 0.69
Pipkins Trey Pipkins LT $1,184,269 $965,000 $219,269 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($219,269) $1,184,269 0.55
Palmer Josh Palmer WR $1,143,968 $888,794 $255,174 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($765,522) $1,143,968 0.53
Kelley Josh Kelley RB $1,090,085 $895,000 $195,085 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($390,170) $1,090,085 0.50
McKitty Tre McKitty TE $1,087,694 $877,539 $210,155 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($630,465) $1,087,694 0.50
Tranquill Drue Tranquill OLB $1,059,702 $895,000 $164,702 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($164,702) $1,059,702 0.49
Stick Easton Stick QB $1,034,391 $965,000 $69,391 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($69,391) $1,034,391 0.48
Rumph II Chris Rumph II DE $1,013,386 $825,000 $188,386 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($565,158) $1,013,386 0.47
Campbell Tevaughn Campbell CB $965,000 $965,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $965,000 0.44
Gilman Alohi Gilman S $942,051 $895,000 $47,051 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($94,102) $942,051 0.43
Jaimes Brenden Jaimes OL $904,445 $825,000 $79,445 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($238,335) $904,445 0.42
Brown Andrew Brown DE $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Egbule Emeke Egbule LB $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Gaziano Joe Gaziano DE $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Moore Jason Moore WR $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Nabers Gabe Nabers TE $895,000 $895,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $895,000 0.41
Niemann Nick Niemann LB $878,501 $825,000 $53,501 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($160,503) $878,501 0.40
Rountree III Larry Rountree III RB $868,940 $825,000 $43,940 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($131,820) $868,940 0.40
Webb Mark Webb S $850,022 $825,000 $25,022 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($75,066) $850,022 0.39
Ogbongbemiga Amen Ogbongbemiga LB $830,000 $825,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,000) $830,000 0.38
Christiansen Cole Christiansen LB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Fehoko Breiden Fehoko DT $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Ffrench Maurice Ffrench WR $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Hall Kemon Hall CB $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Hunter Ryan Hunter G $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Reed Joe Reed WR $825,000 $825,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $825,000 0.38
Bandy Michael Bandy WR $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
DeLuca Ben DeLuca S $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
Kampmoyer Hunter Kampmoyer TE $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
Lloyd Damon Lloyd LB $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
Merrill Forrest Merrill DT $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
Sarell Foster Sarell T $705,000 $705,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $705,000 0.32
Active Roster: $154,394,613 $117,916,283 $33,625,395 $2,852,935 - - - - - $154,394,613 71.07

 

2022 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit (Total) Cap Hit (Top 51)
Round 1, Pick #17 Round 1, Pick #17 $2,922,689 $705,000 $2,217,689 - - - - - - $2,922,689 $2,922,689
Projected Draft Pool: $2,922,689 $2,922,689 $2,922,689


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 (13) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
ReedJoe Reed WR $170,154 - $170,154 - - - - - - $170,154 0.08
BasseyEssang Bassey CB $129,999 $129,999 - - - - - - - $129,999 0.06
HillK.J. Hill WR $52,414 - $52,414 - - - - - - $52,414 0.02
EgbuleEmeke Egbule LB $39,091 - $39,091 - - - - - - $39,091 0.02
BroughtonCortez Broughton DT $19,505 - $19,505 - - - - - - $19,505 0.01
GoldwireJared Goldwire DT $13,334 - $13,334 - - - - - - $13,334 0.01
KessmanAlex Kessman K $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
MerrillForrest Merrill DT $6,000 - $6,000 - - - - - - $6,000 0.00
KampmoyerHunter Kampmoyer TE $5,334 - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
HarperDarius Harper T $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
SpaldingKyle Spalding T $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
LanganRyan Langan LS $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
DeLucaBen DeLuca S $2,000 - $2,000 - - - - - - $2,000 0.00
Dead Money: $457,832 $129,999 $327,833 - - - - - - $457,832 0.21

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 $9,052,712
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $217,252,712
All Contracts $117,916,283 $33,625,395 $2,852,935 - - - - $154,394,613
Top 51 Contracts $117,916,283 $33,625,395 $2,852,935 - - - - $154,394,613
Dead Money $129,999 $327,833 - - - - - $457,832
Total (All) $118,046,282 $33,953,228 $2,852,935 - - - - $154,852,445
Total (w/Top 51) $118,046,282 $33,953,228 $2,852,935 - - - - $154,852,445
Cap Space (w/All) $62,400,267
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $62,400,267