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.

 

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2022 NFL Offseason Series: AFC West
Assessing the upcoming offseason for each 2022 AFC West team, broken down by division, including projected cap space, players under contract, notable free agents, potential extension candidates, franchise tag possibilities, & trade/cut options. READ ON
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Active Players (53) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Bosa Joey Bosa OLB $13,750,000 $7,000,000 - - - - - ($63,000,000) $20,750,000 10.82
Allen Keenan Allen WR $13,000,000 $2,700,000 - - - - - ($40,300,000) $15,700,000 8.19
Williams Mike Williams WR $15,680,000 - - - - - - ($15,680,000) $15,680,000 8.18
Joseph Linval Joseph DT $5,500,000 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - $400,000 ($9,500,000) $11,900,000 6.21
Harris Chris Harris CB $5,500,000 $3,750,000 $2,000,000 - - - - ($11,250,000) $11,250,000 5.87
Linsley Corey Linsley C $4,000,000 $2,600,000 - - - - - ($17,000,000) $6,600,000 3.44
Davis Michael Davis CB $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $400,000 - - - - ($10,000,000) $6,400,000 3.34
Herbert Justin Herbert QB $1,818,125 $4,222,501 - - - - - ($21,746,254) $6,040,626 3.15
Ekeler Austin Ekeler RB $4,250,000 $1,500,000 - - - - - ($8,750,000) $5,750,000 3.00
Feiler Matt Feiler RT $3,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - - - ($13,000,000) $5,000,000 2.61
Cook Jared Cook TE $3,500,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - ($4,500,000) $4,500,000 2.35
James Derwin James S $2,169,403 $1,772,539 - - - - - ($3,941,942) $3,941,942 2.06
Tillery Jerry Tillery DT $1,533,378 $1,581,756 - - - - - ($5,824,890) $3,115,134 1.62
Slater Rashawn Slater LT $660,000 $2,363,956 - - - - - ($16,631,758) $3,023,956 1.58
Murray Kenneth Murray ILB $1,199,770 $1,749,080 - - - - - ($10,615,860) $2,948,850 1.54
Jones Justin Jones DT $2,183,000 $213,535 - - - - - ($213,535) $2,396,535 1.25
White Kyzir White ILB $2,183,000 $163,611 - - - - - ($163,611) $2,346,611 1.22
Nwosu Uchenna Nwosu OLB $1,265,397 $567,198 - - - - - ($567,198) $1,832,595 0.96
Fackrell Kyler Fackrell OLB $1,000,000 $500,000 - - - - - ($1,500,000) $1,500,000 0.78
Samuel Jr. Asante Samuel Jr. CB $660,000 $653,263 - - - - - ($3,601,368) $1,313,263 0.68
Adderley Nasir Adderley S $925,192 $365,384 - - - - - ($730,768) $1,290,576 0.67
Daniel Chase Daniel QB $1,075,000 - - - - - - ($1,075,000) $1,075,000 0.56
Pipkins Trey Pipkins LT $850,000 $219,269 - - - - - ($438,538) $1,069,269 0.56
Quessenberry Scott Quessenberry C $920,000 $71,063 - - - - - ($71,063) $991,063 0.52
Kelley Josh Kelley RB $780,000 $195,085 - - - - - ($585,255) $975,085 0.51
Tranquill Drue Tranquill OLB $780,000 $164,702 - - - - - ($329,404) $944,702 0.49
Anderson Stephen Anderson TE $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.48
Jackson Justin Jackson RB $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.48
Marshall Trey Marshall S $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.48
Stick Easton Stick QB $850,000 $69,391 - - - - - - $919,391 0.48
Palmer Josh Palmer WR $660,000 $255,174 - - - - - ($1,020,696) $915,174 0.48
McKitty Tre McKitty TE $660,000 $210,155 - - - - - ($840,620) $870,155 0.45
Covington Christian Covington DT $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $850,000 0.44
Overton Matt Overton LS $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $850,000 0.44
Campbell Tevaughn Campbell CB $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.44
Guyton Jalen Guyton WR $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.44
Long Ty Long P $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.44
Rumph II Chris Rumph II DE $660,000 $188,386 - - - - - ($753,544) $848,386 0.44
Gilman Alohi Gilman S $780,000 $47,051 - - - - - ($141,153) $827,051 0.43
Schofield Michael Schofield G $1,015,274 - - - - - - - $802,774 0.42
Nabers Gabe Nabers TE $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.41
Norton Storm Norton RT $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.41
Jaimes Brenden Jaimes OL $660,000 $79,445 - - - - - ($317,780) $739,445 0.39
Roberts Andre Roberts WR $716,667 - - - - - - - $716,666 0.37
Niemann Nick Niemann LB $660,000 $53,501 - - - - - ($214,004) $713,501 0.37
Rountree III Larry Rountree III RB $660,000 $43,940 - - - - - ($175,760) $703,940 0.37
Ogbongbemiga Amen Ogbongbemiga LB $660,000 $5,000 - - - - - ($30,000) $665,000 0.35
Hall Kemon Hall CB $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.34
Hopkins Dustin Hopkins K $656,944 - - - - - - - $656,944 0.34
Gaziano Joe Gaziano DE $649,995 - - - - - - - $649,995 0.34
Kelemete Senio Kelemete G $776,386 - - - - - - - $613,886 0.32
Fehoko Breiden Fehoko DT $346,664 - - - - - - - $346,664 0.18
Harris Davontae Harris CB $306,666 - - - - - - - $306,666 0.16
Active Roster: $158,860,845 $112,410,861 $42,304,985 $4,400,000 - - - $400,000 - $158,860,845 82.86


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 (7) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Bulaga Bryan Bulaga
(Back)
RT $7,750,000 $3,333,333 - - - - - ($14,416,667) $11,083,333 5.78
Aboushi Oday Aboushi
(Knee-acl)
G $1,200,000 $400,000 - - - - - ($1,600,000) $1,600,000 0.83
Smith Ryan Smith
(Knee)
CB $1,000,000 $500,000 - - - - - ($1,500,000) $1,500,000 0.78
Parham Donald Parham
(Concussion)
TE $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.41
Webb Mark Webb
(Knee)
S $660,000 $25,022 - - - - - ($100,088) $685,022 0.36
Lloyd Damon Lloyd
(Undisclosed)
LB $415,000 - - - - - - - $415,000 0.22
Reed Joe Reed
(Undisclosed)
WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Injured Reserve: $16,228,955 $11,970,600 $4,258,355 - - - - - - $16,228,955 8.46


2021 Practice Squad

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

Player (16) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Hunter Ryan Hunter G $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Sarell Foster Sarell T $119,600 - - - - - - - $119,600 0.06
Reid Caraun Reid DT $112,000 - - - - - - - $112,000 0.06
Hill K.J. Hill WR $110,400 - - - - - - - $110,400 0.06
Vizcaino Tristan Vizcaino K $101,200 - - - - - - - $101,200 0.05
Thomas Kiondre Thomas CB $55,200 - - - - - - - $55,200 0.03
Bandy Michael Bandy WR $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
Bradwell Darius Bradwell RB $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
Brown Andrew Brown DE $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
DeLuca Ben DeLuca S $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
Egbule Emeke Egbule LB $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
Ffrench Maurice Ffrench WR $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
Merrill Forrest Merrill DT $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
Moore Jason Moore WR $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
Christiansen Cole Christiansen LB $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Kampmoyer Hunter Kampmoyer TE $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Practice Squad: $829,600 $829,600 - - - - - - - $829,600 0.43


2021 Dead Cap

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

Player (45) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Hayward Casey Hayward CB - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 1.04
Egbule Emeke Egbule LB $455,554 $39,091 - - - - - - $494,645 0.26
Merrill Forrest Merrill DT $311,996 $3,000 - - - - - - $314,996 0.16
Hill K.J. Hill WR $260,000 $26,207 - - - - - - $286,207 0.15
Vizcaino Tristan Vizcaino K $256,669 - - - - - - - $256,669 0.13
Christiansen Cole Christiansen LB $252,132 $1,667 - - - - - - $253,799 0.13
DeLuca Ben DeLuca S $229,598 $1,000 - - - - - - $230,598 0.12
Moore Jason Moore WR $223,244 - - - - - - - $223,244 0.12
Ffrench Maurice Ffrench WR $220,398 - - - - - - - $220,398 0.11
Thomas Kiondre Thomas CB $220,264 - - - - - - - $220,264 0.11
Bradwell Darius Bradwell RB $202,132 $3,334 - - - - - - $205,466 0.11
Kampmoyer Hunter Kampmoyer TE $183,866 $2,666 - - - - - - $186,532 0.10
Brown Andrew Brown DE $186,444 - - - - - - - $186,444 0.10
Bandy Michael Bandy WR $174,666 - - - - - - - $174,666 0.09
Fehoko Breiden Fehoko DT $171,933 $1,667 - - - - - - $173,600 0.09
Banks Eric Banks DE $129,999 - - - - - - - $129,999 0.07
Gaziano Joe Gaziano DE $82,534 $10,000 - - - - - - $92,533 0.05
Reed Joe Reed WR - $85,077 - - - - - - $85,077 0.04
Facyson Brandon Facyson CB $56,000 - - - $25,000 - - - $81,000 0.04
Gilliam Nate Gilliam G $64,400 $1,667 - - - - - - $66,067 0.03
Proehl Austin Proehl WR $64,400 - - - - - - - $64,400 0.03
Watson Josh Watson LB $27,600 - - - - - - - $27,600 0.01
Broughton Cortez Broughton DT - $19,505 - - - - - - $19,505 0.01
Brinkley Beau Brinkley LS $14,000 - - - - - - - $14,000 0.01
Fisher Paddy Fisher LB $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Smith T.J. Smith DT - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Goldwire Jared Goldwire DT - $6,666 - - - - - - $6,666 0.00
Schoen Dalton Schoen WR - $5,334 - - - - - - $5,334 0.00
Nabers Gabe Nabers TE - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
McGill Kevin McGill CB - $3,667 - - - - - - $3,667 0.00
Bilal Asmar Bilal LB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Lemonier Jessie Lemonier DE - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Kessman Alex Kessman K - $3,333 - - - - - - $3,333 0.00
Martin Koda Martin G - $3,000 - - - - - - $3,000 0.00
Harper Darius Harper T - $2,500 - - - - - - $2,500 0.00
Spalding Kyle Spalding T - $2,500 - - - - - - $2,500 0.00
Dunlap Joshua Dunlap G - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Finley Romeo Finley LB - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Roberts Ryan Roberts T - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Langan Ryan Langan LS - $1,666 - - - - - - $1,666 0.00
Cotton Jeff Cotton WR - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
Rice Jared Rice TE - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
Teamer Roderic Teamer S - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
Vaughn Donte Vaughn CB - $667 - - - - - - $667 0.00
Brannon John Brannon CB - $334 - - - - - - $334 0.00
Dead: $6,073,247 $3,797,029 $2,251,219 - - $25,000 - - - $6,073,247 3.17


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 $8,072,299
Adjustment $1,158,228
Adjusted Salary Cap $191,730,527
All Contracts $112,410,861 $42,304,985 $4,400,000 - - - $400,000 $158,860,845
Injured Reserve Money $11,970,600 $4,258,355 - - - - - $16,228,955
Dead Money $3,797,029 $2,251,219 - - $25,000 - - $6,073,247
Practice Squad $829,600 - - - - - - $829,600
Total $129,008,090 $48,814,559 $4,400,000 - $25,000 - $400,000 $181,992,647
Cap Space $9,737,880