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Miami Dolphins

Miami Dolphins 2021 Salary Cap

Dolphins 2021 Salary Cap

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

Dolphins – The Athletic

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Active Players (91) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Jones Byron Jones CB $16,100,000 $14,000,000 $2,100,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($28,400,000) $16,100,000 8.16
Howard Xavien Howard CB $13,500,000 $12,075,000 $1,400,000 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($16,275,000) $13,500,000 6.85
Parker DeVante Parker WR $12,086,754 $7,750,000 $1,900,000 $411,754 $800,000 $100,000 0- $1,125,000 ($15,850,000) $12,086,754 6.13
Fuller Will Fuller WR $10,566,776 $931,765 $9,635,011 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,566,776) $10,566,776 5.36
Ogbah Emmanuel Ogbah DE $7,500,000 $7,475,000 0- 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- 0- $7,500,000 3.80
McKinney Benardrick McKinney ILB $7,176,468 $7,000,000 0- $176,468 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $7,176,468 3.64
Tagovailoa Tua Tagovailoa QB $6,880,781 $780,000 $4,894,625 $1,206,156 0- 0- 0- 0- ($24,770,813) $6,880,781 3.49
Rowe Eric Rowe SS $6,050,000 $3,500,000 $525,000 $2,000,000 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($1,050,000) $6,050,000 3.07
Wilson Albert Wilson WR $5,192,157 $2,125,000 $1,333,334 $658,824 0- $75,000 0- $1,000,000 ($2,333,334) $5,192,157 2.63
Brissett Jacoby Brissett QB $5,000,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000,000) $5,000,000 2.54
Waddle Jaylen Waddle WR $4,924,726 $660,000 $4,264,726 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($27,085,992) $4,924,726 2.50
Grant Jakeem Grant WR $4,661,754 $3,600,000 $600,000 $411,754 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($1,800,000) $4,661,754 2.36
Davis Jesse Davis RT $4,585,000 $3,110,000 $1,000,000 $400,000 0- $75,000 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $4,585,000 2.33
Baker Jerome Baker OLB $4,288,800 $920,000 $3,368,800 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($7,500,000) $4,288,800 2.18
Wilkins Christian Wilkins DE $4,210,664 $1,898,555 $2,312,109 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($9,123,105) $4,210,664 2.14
Butler Adam Butler DT $3,750,000 $2,250,000 0- $1,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,750,000) $3,750,000 1.90
Sanders Jason Sanders K $3,392,800 $920,000 $422,800 $1,850,000 0- $200,000 0- 0- 0- $3,392,800 1.72
Jackson Austin Jackson LT $3,100,079 $1,230,016 $1,870,063 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($11,160,285) $3,100,079 1.57
Hurns Allen Hurns WR $2,883,333 $1,875,000 $433,333 $525,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($2,116,667) $2,883,333 1.46
Carter Cethan Carter TE $2,700,000 $1,200,000 0- $1,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,700,000) $2,700,000 1.37
Sieler Zach Sieler DE $2,625,000 $2,000,000 $250,000 $250,000 0- $25,000 0- $100,000 ($750,000) $2,625,000 1.33
Igbinoghene Noah Igbinoghene CB $2,557,775 $1,121,555 $1,436,220 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($8,063,325) $2,557,775 1.30
Phillips Jaelan Phillips DE $2,548,764 $660,000 $1,888,764 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($14,018,202) $2,548,764 1.29
Fejedelem Clayton Fejedelem SS $2,466,165 $2,250,000 0- $191,165 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($1,000,000) $2,466,165 1.25
Smythe Durham Smythe TE $2,341,061 $2,183,000 $158,061 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($158,061) $2,341,061 1.19
Shaheen Adam Shaheen TE $2,258,333 $1,650,000 $333,333 $250,000 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($2,166,667) $2,258,333 1.15
Coleman Justin Coleman CB $2,250,000 $1,500,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,750,000) $2,250,000 1.14
Roberts Elandon Roberts OLB $2,145,000 $1,345,000 $650,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $150,000 ($650,000) $2,145,000 1.09
Gesicki Mike Gesicki TE $2,103,794 $1,381,626 $722,168 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($722,168) $2,103,794 1.07
Hunt Robert Hunt G $1,833,123 $976,625 $856,498 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,546,119) $1,833,123 0.93
Brown Malcolm Brown RB $1,750,000 $1,550,000 $200,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,750,000) $1,750,000 0.89
Skura Matt Skura C $1,750,000 $1,550,000 $200,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($400,000) $1,750,000 0.89
Holland Jevon Holland S $1,584,802 $660,000 $924,802 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,207,809) $1,584,802 0.80
Davis Raekwon Davis DT $1,285,341 $867,068 $418,273 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,121,887) $1,285,341 0.65
Jones Brandon Jones FS $1,107,521 $831,504 $276,017 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($828,051) $1,107,521 0.56
Palardy Michael Palardy P $1,100,000 $1,000,000 $100,000 $300,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($200,000) $1,100,000 0.56
Deiter Michael Deiter G $1,096,312 $850,000 $246,312 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($492,624) $1,096,312 0.56
Foster Robert Foster WR $1,057,500 $920,000 $100,000 $37,500 0- 0- 0- 0- ($100,000) $1,057,500 0.54
McCourty Jason McCourty CB $987,500 $1,075,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($987,500) $987,500 0.50
Eluemunor Jermaine Eluemunor G $987,500 $990,000 0- $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- ($100,000) $987,500 0.50
Hollins Mack Hollins WR $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($337,500) $987,500 0.50
Riley Duke Riley OLB $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($637,500) $987,500 0.50
Scarlett Brennan Scarlett OLB $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($637,500) $987,500 0.50
Biegel Vince Biegel OLB $987,500 $920,000 $25,000 $112,500 0- 0- 0- 0- ($25,000) $987,500 0.50
Tom Cameron Tom C $987,500 $850,000 $20,000 $117,500 0- 0- 0- 0- ($20,000) $987,500 0.50
Kindley Solomon Kindley G $976,142 $780,000 $196,142 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($588,428) $976,142 0.50
Jenkins John Jenkins DT $956,618 $1,075,000 $50,000 $56,618 0- 0- 0- 0- ($150,000) $956,618 0.49
Van Ginkel Andrew Van Ginkel OLB $927,695 $850,000 $77,695 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($155,390) $927,695 0.47
Pankey Adam Pankey T $925,000 $990,000 $25,000 $50,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($150,000) $925,000 0.47
Gaskin Myles Gaskin RB $871,694 $850,000 $21,694 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($43,389) $871,694 0.44
Strowbridge Jason Strowbridge DE $861,623 $780,000 $81,623 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($244,870) $861,623 0.44
Williams Preston Williams WR $853,334 $3,334 $850,000 $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $853,334 $3,334 0.43
Laird Patrick Laird RB $853,000 $3,000 $850,000 $3,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000) $853,000 $3,000 0.43
Fluker D.J. Fluker G $850,000 $1,075,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.43
LeBlanc Crevon LeBlanc CB $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.43
Eguavoen Sam Eguavoen LB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.43
Munson Calvin Munson ILB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.43
Needham Nik Needham CB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.43
Perry Jamal Perry CB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.43
Ferguson Blake Ferguson LS $827,612 $47,612 $780,000 $47,612 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($142,836) $827,612 $47,612 0.42
Bowden Lynn Bowden RB $824,064 $824,064 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $824,064 0.42
Perry Malcolm Perry RB $798,872 $18,872 $780,000 $18,872 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($56,616) $798,872 $18,872 0.41
Ahmed Salvon Ahmed RB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.40
Bonds Terrell Bonds CB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.40
Gauthier Tyler Gauthier C $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.40
Holley Nate Holley S $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.40
Jones Benito Jones DT $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.40
Myarick Chris Myarick TE $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.40
Scarlett Jordan Scarlett RB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.40
Coleman Larnel Coleman T $688,034 $28,034 $660,000 $28,034 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($112,136) $688,034 $28,034 0.35
Doaks Gerrid Doaks RB $684,025 $24,025 $660,000 $24,025 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($96,100) $684,025 $24,025 0.35
Jones Robert Jones T $670,000 $10,000 $660,000 $10,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($130,000) $670,000 $10,000 0.34
Ledbetter Jonathan Ledbetter DE $665,000 $5,000 $660,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $665,000 $5,000 0.34
Johnson Jerome Johnson DT $663,333 $3,333 $660,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($20,000) $663,333 $3,333 0.34
Tucker Carl Tucker FB $661,000 $1,000 $660,000 $1,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,000) $661,000 $1,000 0.34
Askew Jaytlin Askew CB $660,833 $833 $660,000 $833 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,500) $660,833 $833 0.34
Blount Jibri Blount TE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Cole II Brian Cole II S $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Davis Javaris Davis CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Ellis Tino Ellis CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Hubbard Jonathan Hubbard T $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Johnson Kylan Johnson LB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Locksley Kai Locksley WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Merritt Kirk Merritt WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Render Tyshun Render DE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Sinnett Reid Sinnett QB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Williams Trill Williams CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Wiltz Jomal Wiltz CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Eichenberg Liam Eichenberg T 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Griffin Shaquem Griffin LB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Long Hunter Long TE 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $202,170,962 $138,775,778 $49,262,446 $12,142,739 $800,000 $700,000 - $2,375,000 - $202,170,962 102.53


2021 Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List

These players do not count toward a team's active roster, but their cap figure does.

Player (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Neto Durval Neto DT $660,000 $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.33

 

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 (Total) Cap Hit (Top 51)
Round 1, Pick #6Jaylen Waddle Round 1, Pick #6 WR $4,924,726 $660,000 $4,264,726 - - - - - - $4,924,726 $4,924,726
Round 1, Pick #18Jaelan Phillips Round 1, Pick #18 DE $2,548,764 $660,000 $1,888,764 - - - - - - $2,548,764 $2,548,764
Round 2, Pick #36Jevon Holland Round 2, Pick #36 S $1,584,802 $660,000 $924,802 - - - - - - $1,584,802 $1,584,802
Round 2, Pick #42Liam Eichenberg Round 2, Pick #42 T $1,457,178 $660,000 $797,178 - - - - - - $1,457,178 $1,457,178
Round 3, Pick #81Hunter Long Round 3, Pick #81 TE $903,401 $660,000 $243,401 - - - - - - $903,401 $243,401
Round 7, Pick #231Larnel Coleman Round 7, Pick #231 T $688,034 $660,000 $28,034 - - - - - - $688,034 $28,034
Round 7, Pick #244Gerrid Doaks Round 7, Pick #244 RB $684,025 $660,000 $24,025 - - - - - - $684,025 $24,025
Projected Draft Pool: $12,790,930 $12,790,930 $10,810,930


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 (19) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
FlowersEreck Flowers G $8,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - $6,000,000 - - $8,000,000 4.06
Van NoyKyle Van Noy ILB $4,125,000 - $4,125,000 - - - - - - $4,125,000 2.09
LawsonShaq Lawson DE $2,666,667 - $2,666,667 - - - - - - $2,666,667 1.35
McCainBobby McCain CB $1,480,000 - $1,480,000 - - - - - - $1,480,000 0.75
MooreEddie Moore LB $616,000 - $616,000 - - - - - - $616,000 0.31
WeaverCurtis Weaver DE $230,994 - $230,994 - - - - - - $230,994 0.12
BallageKalen Ballage RB $147,295 - $147,295 - - - - - - $147,295 0.07
CoxChandler Cox FB $45,282 - $45,282 - - - - - - $45,282 0.02
LimaRay Lima DT $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
RenderTyshun Render DE $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
ColeMatt Cole WR $8,000 - $8,000 - - - - - - $8,000 0.00
HubbardJonathan Hubbard T $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
JonesBenito Jones DT $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
MerrittKirk Merritt WR $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
StanleyDonell Stanley C $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
CalhounDeion Calhoun G $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
KaltmayerNick Kaltmayer T $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
SterkBryce Sterk DE $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
JohnsonKylan Johnson LB $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Dead Money: $17,377,575 - $11,377,575 - - - $6,000,000 - - $17,377,575 8.81

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 $15,229,375
Adjustment $-545,529
Adjusted Salary Cap $197,183,846
All Contracts $138,775,778 $49,262,446 $12,142,739 $800,000 $700,000 - $2,375,000 $202,170,962
Top 51 Contracts $111,226,714 $49,117,403 $12,142,739 $800,000 $700,000 - $2,375,000 $174,986,898
Reserve/Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List $660,000 - - - - - - $660,000
Dead Money - $11,377,575 - - - $6,000,000 - $17,377,575
Total (All) $139,435,778 $60,640,021 $12,142,739 $800,000 $700,000 $6,000,000 $2,375,000 $220,208,537
Total (w/Top 51) $111,886,714 $60,494,978 $12,142,739 $800,000 $700,000 $6,000,000 $2,375,000 $193,024,473
Cap Space (w/All) $-23,024,691
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $4,159,373