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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 (57) 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 8.04
Van Noy Kyle Van Noy OLB $13,900,000 $12,500,000 $1,375,000 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($4,125,000) $13,900,000 6.94
Howard Xavien Howard CB $13,500,000 $12,075,000 $1,400,000 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($6,700,000) $13,500,000 6.74
Parker DeVante Parker WR $11,987,500 $8,750,000 $1,900,000 $437,500 $800,000 $100,000 0- 0- ($8,100,000) $11,987,500 5.99
Flowers Ereck Flowers G $10,000,000 $8,975,000 $1,000,000 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($10,975,000) $10,000,000 4.99
Lawson Shaq Lawson DE $9,833,333 $8,400,000 $1,333,333 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($10,666,667) $9,833,333 4.91
Ogbah Emmanuel Ogbah DE $7,500,000 $7,475,000 0- 0- 0- $25,000 0- 0- 0- $7,500,000 3.75
McCain Bobby McCain FS $7,140,000 $6,400,000 $740,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,480,000) $7,140,000 3.57
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 3.44
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 3.02
Wilson Albert Wilson WR $5,183,334 $2,125,000 $1,333,334 $650,000 0- $75,000 0- $1,000,000 ($2,333,334) $5,183,334 2.59
Grant Jakeem Grant WR $4,687,500 $3,600,000 $600,000 $437,500 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($1,800,000) $4,687,500 2.34
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 2.29
Wilkins Christian Wilkins DE $4,210,664 $1,898,555 $2,312,109 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($9,123,105) $4,210,664 2.10
Sanders Jason Sanders K $3,392,800 $920,000 $422,800 $1,850,000 0- $200,000 0- 0- 0- $3,392,800 1.69
Jackson Austin Jackson LT $3,100,079 $1,230,016 $1,870,063 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($11,160,285) $3,100,079 1.55
Hurns Allen Hurns WR $2,883,333 $1,875,000 $433,333 $525,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($3,366,667) $2,883,333 1.44
Baker Jerome Baker ILB $2,676,800 $2,433,000 $243,800 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($243,800) $2,676,800 1.34
Igbinoghene Noah Igbinoghene CB $2,557,775 $1,121,555 $1,436,220 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($8,063,325) $2,557,775 1.28
Sieler Zach Sieler DE $2,525,000 $2,000,000 $250,000 $250,000 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($750,000) $2,525,000 1.26
Fejedelem Clayton Fejedelem SS $2,478,125 $2,250,000 0- $203,125 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($1,000,000) $2,478,125 1.24
Smythe Durham Smythe TE $2,341,061 $2,183,000 $158,061 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($158,061) $2,341,061 1.17
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 1.13
Gesicki Mike Gesicki TE $2,103,794 $1,381,626 $722,168 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($722,168) $2,103,794 1.05
Hunt Robert Hunt G $1,833,123 $976,625 $856,498 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,546,119) $1,833,123 0.92
Davis Raekwon Davis DT $1,285,341 $867,068 $418,273 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,121,887) $1,285,341 0.64
Jones Brandon Jones FS $1,107,521 $831,504 $276,017 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($828,051) $1,107,521 0.55
Deiter Michael Deiter G $1,096,312 $850,000 $246,312 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($492,624) $1,096,312 0.55
Tom Cameron Tom C $987,500 $850,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($137,500) $987,500 0.49
Kindley Solomon Kindley G $976,142 $780,000 $196,142 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($588,428) $976,142 0.49
Van Ginkel Andrew Van Ginkel OLB $927,695 $850,000 $77,695 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($155,390) $927,695 0.46
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 0.43
Ledbetter Jonathan Ledbetter DE $855,000 $850,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $855,000 0.43
Williams Preston Williams WR $853,334 $850,000 $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $853,334 0.43
Laird Patrick Laird RB $853,000 $850,000 $3,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000) $853,000 0.43
Eguavoen Sam Eguavoen LB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.42
Ferguson Blake Ferguson LS $827,612 $780,000 $47,612 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($142,836) $827,612 0.41
Bowden Lynn Bowden RB $824,064 $824,064 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $824,064 0.41
Perry Malcolm Perry RB $798,872 $780,000 $18,872 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($56,616) $798,872 0.40
Ahmed Salvon Ahmed RB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Bonds Terrell Bonds CB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Gauthier Tyler Gauthier C $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Jones Benito Jones DT $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Myarick Chris Myarick TE $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Scarlett Jordan Scarlett RB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.39
Coe Nick Coe DE $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
Merritt Kirk Merritt WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Neto Durval Neto DT $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
Sunahara Rex Sunahara LS $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.33
Active Roster: $175,624,045 $135,992,013 $28,772,751 $8,209,281 $800,000 $850,000 - $1,000,000 - $175,624,045 87.71

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (9) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit
Round 1, Pick #3 Round 1, Pick #3 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 1, Pick #18 Round 1, Pick #18 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 2, Pick #36 Round 2, Pick #36 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 2, Pick #50 Round 2, Pick #50 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 3, Pick #81 Round 3, Pick #81 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 4, Pick #118 Round 4, Pick #118 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 6, Pick #184 Round 6, Pick #184 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 6, Pick #189 Round 6, Pick #189 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 7, Pick #202 Round 7, Pick #202 - - - - - - - - - -
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 (14) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
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 0.00
RenderTyshun Render DE $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
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: $489,908 - $489,908 - - - - - - $489,908 0.24

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 $15,229,375
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $200,229,375
All Contracts $135,992,013 $28,772,751 $8,209,281 $800,000 $850,000 - $1,000,000 $175,624,045
Top 51 Contracts $132,032,013 $28,772,751 $8,209,281 $800,000 $850,000 - $1,000,000 $171,664,045
Dead Money - $489,908 - - - - - $489,908
Total (All) $135,992,013 $29,262,659 $8,209,281 $800,000 $850,000 - $1,000,000 $176,113,953
Total (w/Top 51) $132,032,013 $29,262,659 $8,209,281 $800,000 $850,000 - $1,000,000 $172,153,953
Cap Space (w/All) $24,115,422
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $28,075,422