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Minnesota Vikings 2023 Salary Cap

Vikings 2023 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Minnesota Vikings 2023 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

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Active Players (54) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Cousins Kirk Cousins QB $36,250,000 $10,000,000 $6,250,000 $20,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($48,750,000) $36,250,000 16.08
Thielen Adam Thielen WR $19,967,647 $11,817,647 $4,050,000 $1,500,000 0- $100,000 $2,500,000 0- ($13,550,000) $19,967,647 8.86
O'Neill Brian O'Neill RT $19,659,688 $14,400,000 $4,000,000 $470,576 0- $100,000 $689,112 0- ($14,441,221) $19,659,688 8.72
Smith Harrison Smith FS $19,127,636 $14,700,000 $1,915,882 $411,754 0- $100,000 $2,000,000 0- ($11,747,652) $19,127,636 8.48
Smith Za'Darius Smith OLB $16,990,186 $9,450,000 $1,666,666 $2,823,520 0- $50,000 0- $3,000,000 ($3,333,334) $16,990,186 7.54
Cook Dalvin Cook RB $14,101,272 $10,400,000 $3,101,272 $500,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($6,202,544) $14,101,272 6.26
Hunter Danielle Hunter OLB $13,120,000 $4,900,000 0- $500,000 0- $100,000 $7,620,000 0- ($18,860,000) $13,120,000 5.82
Kendricks Eric Kendricks ILB $11,430,000 $9,150,000 0- $250,000 0- $100,000 $1,930,000 0- ($1,930,000) $11,430,000 5.07
Hockenson T.J. Hockenson TE $9,392,000 $9,392,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($9,392,000) $9,392,000 4.17
Tomlinson Dalvin Tomlinson DT $7,500,000 0- $2,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($7,500,000) $7,500,000 3.33
Phillips Harrison Phillips DT $6,833,333 $4,450,000 $2,333,333 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($4,666,667) $6,833,333 3.03
Hicks Jordan Hicks ILB $6,500,000 $4,450,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($1,500,000) $6,500,000 2.88
Jefferson Justin Jefferson WR $4,175,437 $2,399,473 $1,775,964 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,175,437) $4,175,437 1.85
Ham C.J. Ham FB $3,800,000 $2,950,000 $750,000 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($750,000) $3,800,000 1.69
Darrisaw Christian Darrisaw LT $3,639,856 $1,873,285 $1,766,571 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($7,886,355) $3,639,856 1.61
Cleveland Ezra Cleveland G $3,391,765 $2,995,000 $396,765 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($396,765) $3,391,765 1.50
Dantzler Cameron Dantzler CB $2,968,750 $2,745,000 $223,750 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($223,750) $2,968,750 1.32
Wonnum D.J. Wonnum DE $2,932,695 $2,745,000 $187,695 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($187,695) $2,932,695 1.30
Osborn K.J. Osborn WR $2,811,943 $2,745,000 $66,943 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($66,943) $2,811,943 1.25
Reed Chris Reed G $2,750,000 $2,450,000 $250,000 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($250,000) $2,750,000 1.22
Cine Lewis Cine S $2,612,307 $1,227,461 $1,384,846 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,249,768) $2,612,307 1.16
Reagor Jalen Reagor WR $2,419,638 $2,419,638 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,419,638) $2,419,638 1.07
Booth Jr. Andrew Booth Jr. CB $1,887,687 $1,082,537 $805,150 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,447,036) $1,887,687 0.84
Blacklock Ross Blacklock DT $1,693,742 $1,693,742 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,693,742 0.75
Ingram Ed Ingram G $1,363,178 $977,636 $385,542 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,134,262) $1,363,178 0.60
Jones Patrick Jones DE $1,328,209 $1,102,736 $225,473 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($450,946) $1,328,209 0.59
Asamoah Brian Asamoah LB $1,247,011 $954,402 $292,609 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($877,827) $1,247,011 0.55
Mundt Johnny Mundt TE $1,230,000 $1,080,000 $100,000 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($100,000) $1,230,000 0.55
Lynch James Lynch DT $1,182,749 $1,010,000 $172,749 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($172,749) $1,182,749 0.52
Dye Troy Dye OLB $1,179,645 $1,010,000 $169,645 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($169,645) $1,179,645 0.52
Nwangwu Kene Nwangwu RB $1,128,200 $940,000 $188,200 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($376,400) $1,128,200 0.50
Bynum Camryn Bynum CB $1,119,453 $940,000 $179,453 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($358,906) $1,119,453 0.50
Evans Akayleb Evans CB $1,060,269 $870,000 $190,269 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($570,807) $1,060,269 0.47
Metellus Josh Metellus S $1,010,000 $1,010,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,010,000 0.45
Otomewo Esezi Otomewo DE $947,262 $870,000 $77,262 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($231,786) $947,262 0.42
Chandler Ty Chandler RB $944,710 $870,000 $74,710 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($224,130) $944,710 0.42
Gowan Tay Gowan CB $940,000 $940,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $940,000 0.42
Lowe Vederian Lowe T $919,468 $870,000 $49,468 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($148,404) $919,468 0.41
Nailor Jalen Nailor WR $915,165 $870,000 $45,165 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($135,495) $915,165 0.41
Vilain Luiji Vilain LB $876,666 $870,000 $6,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,334) $876,666 0.39
Wright Ryan Wright P $871,666 $870,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $871,666 0.39
Barnes Kalon Barnes CB $870,000 $870,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $870,000 0.39
Jackson Theo Jackson CB $870,000 $870,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $870,000 0.39
Jackson Trishton Jackson WR $870,000 $870,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $870,000 0.39
Kwenkeu William Kwenkeu LB $870,000 $870,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $870,000 0.39
Muse Nick Muse TE $870,000 $870,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $870,000 0.39
Proehl Blake Proehl WR $870,000 $870,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $870,000 0.39
Hennigan Thomas Hennigan WR $750,833 $750,000 $833 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,667) $750,833 0.33
Muse Nick Muse TE $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.33
Smith T.J. Smith DT $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($100,000) $750,000 0.33
Sokol Josh Sokol C $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.33
Weaver Curtis Weaver DE $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.33
Whitley Benton Whitley OLB $750,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 0.33
Peterson Patrick Peterson CB $750,000 $750,000 0- $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $750,000 $750,000 0.33
Active Roster: $244,690,066 $156,210,557 $37,834,547 $26,955,850 - $950,000 $14,739,112 $3,000,000 - $244,690,066 108.54

 

2023 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 #24 Round 1, Pick #24 $2,621,800 $705,000 $1,916,800 - - - - - - $2,621,800 $2,621,800
Projected Draft Pool: $2,621,800 $2,621,800 $2,621,800


2023 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 (15) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
DavisJesse Davis G $750,000 - $750,000 - - - - - - $750,000 0.33
MondKellen Mond QB $579,424 - $579,424 - - - - - - $579,424 0.26
SurrattChazz Surratt LB $503,670 - $503,670 - - - - - - $503,670 0.22
DavisWyatt Davis G $456,106 $456,106 - - - - - - - $456,106 0.20
RobinsonJanarius Robinson DE $332,702 - $332,702 - - - - - - $332,702 0.15
Smith-MarsetteIhmir Smith-Marsette WR $159,480 - $159,480 - - - - - - $159,480 0.07
TwymanJaylen Twyman DT $87,472 - $87,472 - - - - - - $87,472 0.04
MuseNick Muse TE $80,199 - $80,199 - - - - - - $80,199 0.04
HandHarrison Hand CB $74,695 - $74,695 - - - - - - $74,695 0.03
McCloudZach McCloud LB $16,667 - $16,667 - - - - - - $16,667 0.01
BrownMike Brown S $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
KobackBryant Koback RB $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
ProehlBlake Proehl WR $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
SokolJosh Sokol C $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
StevensonTyarise Stevenson DT $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Dead Money: $3,070,416 $456,106 $2,614,310 - - - - - - $3,070,416 1.36

2023 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2023 NFL Salary Cap $225,000,000
2022 Rollover Cap $439,013
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $225,439,013
All Contracts $156,210,557 $37,834,547 $26,955,850 - $950,000 $14,739,112 $3,000,000 $244,690,066
Top 51 Contracts $154,710,557 $37,084,547 $26,955,850 - $950,000 $14,739,112 $3,000,000 $243,190,066
Dead Money $456,106 $2,614,310 - - - - - $3,070,416
Total (All) $156,666,663 $40,448,857 $26,955,850 - $950,000 $14,739,112 $3,000,000 $247,760,482
Total (w/Top 51) $155,166,663 $39,698,857 $26,955,850 - $950,000 $14,739,112 $3,000,000 $246,260,482
Cap Space (w/All) $-22,321,469
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $-20,821,469