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Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings 2021 Salary Cap

Vikings 2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Minnesota Vikings 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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Active Players (57) 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 $31,000,000 $21,000,000 $10,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($41,000,000) $31,000,000 16.36
Hunter Danielle Hunter DE $17,750,000 $12,150,000 $3,000,000 0- 0- $100,000 $2,000,000 0- ($12,000,000) $17,750,000 9.37
Reiff Riley Reiff LT $17,450,000 $6,650,000 $3,700,000 $5,000,000 0- $100,000 0- $2,000,000 ($3,700,000) $17,450,000 9.21
Barr Anthony Barr OLB $15,062,500 $12,300,000 $2,600,000 $62,500 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($7,800,000) $15,062,500 7.95
Thielen Adam Thielen WR $13,468,750 $11,100,000 $1,800,000 $468,750 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($5,400,000) $13,468,750 7.11
Kendricks Eric Kendricks ILB $12,467,500 $8,150,000 $2,100,000 $187,500 0- $100,000 $1,930,000 0- ($9,990,000) $12,467,500 6.58
Smith Harrison Smith SS $10,250,000 $9,850,000 0- 0- 0- $400,000 0- 0- 0- $10,250,000 5.41
Rudolph Kyle Rudolph TE $9,450,000 $7,650,000 $1,450,000 $250,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($4,350,000) $9,450,000 4.99
Cook Dalvin Cook RB $5,138,772 $1,500,000 $3,101,272 $437,500 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($12,405,088) $5,138,772 2.71
Stephen Shamar Stephen DT $5,083,334 $3,650,000 $1,333,334 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($1,333,334) $5,083,334 2.68
Pierce Michael Pierce DT $5,000,000 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $5,000,000 2.64
Bailey Dan Bailey K $3,800,000 $2,700,000 $1,050,000 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($2,100,000) $3,800,000 2.00
Bradbury Garrett Bradbury C $3,513,510 $1,666,170 $1,847,340 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($7,612,605) $3,513,510 1.85
Colquitt Britton Colquitt P $3,216,666 $2,450,000 $716,667 0- 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($1,433,334) $3,216,666 1.70
Hughes Mike Hughes CB $3,139,654 $1,825,566 $1,314,088 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,962,088) $3,139,654 1.66
Ham C.J. Ham FB $3,000,000 $2,150,000 $750,000 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($2,250,000) $3,000,000 1.58
Jefferson Justin Jefferson WR $2,982,455 $1,206,491 $1,775,964 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,736,838) $2,982,455 1.57
O'Neill Brian O'Neill RT $2,504,207 $2,183,000 $321,207 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($321,207) $2,504,207 1.32
Gladney Jeff Gladney CB $2,497,961 $1,109,592 $1,388,369 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($7,800,884) $2,497,961 1.32
Smith Irv Smith TE $1,581,392 $1,022,132 $559,260 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,118,520) $1,581,392 0.83
Cleveland Ezra Cleveland LT $1,258,456 $861,691 $396,765 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($861,691) $1,258,456 0.66
Holmes Jalyn Holmes DT $1,102,851 $920,000 $182,851 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($182,851) $1,102,851 0.58
Mattison Alexander Mattison RB $1,055,543 $850,000 $205,543 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($411,086) $1,055,543 0.56
Dantzler Cameron Dantzler CB $1,042,188 $818,438 $223,750 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($671,250) $1,042,188 0.55
Samia Dru Samia G $1,034,279 $850,000 $184,279 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($368,561) $1,034,279 0.55
Conklin Tyler Conklin TE $990,260 $920,000 $70,260 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($70,260) $990,260 0.52
DePaola Andrew DePaola LS $990,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $990,000 0.52
Wonnum D.J. Wonnum DE $967,695 $780,000 $187,695 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($563,085) $967,695 0.51
Lynch James Lynch DT $952,749 $780,000 $172,749 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($518,247) $952,749 0.50
Dye Troy Dye OLB $949,645 $780,000 $169,645 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($508,935) $949,645 0.50
Tankersley Cordrea Tankersley CB $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.49
Watts Armon Watts DT $892,113 $850,000 $42,113 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($84,227) $892,113 0.47
Udoh Oli Udoh RT $891,741 $850,000 $41,741 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($83,482) $891,741 0.47
Boyd Kris Boyd CB $877,314 $850,000 $27,314 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($54,629) $877,314 0.46
Johnson Olabisi Johnson WR $868,572 $850,000 $18,572 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($37,144) $868,572 0.46
Hand Harrison Hand CB $854,695 $780,000 $74,695 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($224,085) $854,695 0.45
Connelly Ryan Connelly ILB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Hayes Tae Hayes CB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Hentges Hale Hentges TE $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Mata'afa Hercules Mata'afa LB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Osborn K.J. Osborn WR $846,943 $780,000 $66,943 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($200,829) $846,943 0.45
Willekes Kenny Willekes DE $804,919 $780,000 $24,919 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $804,919 0.42
Dorn Myles Dorn FS $785,000 $780,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,000) $785,000 0.41
Chisena Dan Chisena WR $783,333 $780,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,667) $783,333 0.41
Bailey Zack Bailey G $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Brailford Jordan Brailford OLB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Dillon Brandon Dillon TE $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Joseph Greg Joseph K $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($35,000) $780,000 0.41
Lynch Blake Lynch LB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Mabin Dylan Mabin CB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Metellus Josh Metellus S $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Smith Cameron Smith LB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Bargas Jake Bargas TE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Brandel Blake Brandel T $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Browning Jake Browning QB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Kirk Luther Kirk S $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Stanley Nate Stanley QB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Active Roster: $200,164,997 $143,023,080 $42,905,668 $6,406,250 - $1,400,000 $3,930,000 $2,000,000 - $200,164,997 105.61

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (10) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit
Round 1, Pick #14 Round 1, Pick #14 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 3, Pick #78 Round 3, Pick #78 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 3, Pick #90 Round 3, Pick #90 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 4, Pick #114 Round 4, Pick #114 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 4, Pick #120 Round 4, Pick #120 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 4, Pick #129 Round 4, Pick #129 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 5, Pick #146 Round 5, Pick #146 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 5, Pick #157 Round 5, Pick #157 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 6, Pick #181 Round 6, Pick #181 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 7, Pick #212 Round 7, Pick #212 - - - - - - - - - -
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 (18) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
BrandelBlake Brandel T $123,729 - $123,729 - - - - - - $123,729 0.07
MetellusJosh Metellus S $120,192 - $120,192 - - - - - - $120,192 0.06
StanleyNate Stanley QB $58,161 - $58,161 - - - - - - $58,161 0.03
Cole IIBrian Cole II S $56,619 - $56,619 - - - - - - $56,619 0.03
HintonKyle Hinton G $56,619 - $56,619 - - - - - - $56,619 0.03
CuttingAustin Cutting LS $37,288 - $37,288 - - - - - - $37,288 0.02
ClarkeNevelle Clarke CB $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
DornMyles Dorn CB $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
AielloBrady Aiello T $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
BargasJake Bargas TE $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
DavisQuartney Davis WR $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
LynchBlake Lynch LB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
MoaDavid Moa DT $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
LacinaJake Lacina C $4,200 - $4,200 - - - - - - $4,200 0.00
Griffin-StewartNakia Griffin-Stewart TE $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
SaylesMarcus Sayles CB $2,500 - $2,500 - - - - - - $2,500 0.00
AddisonBralon Addison WR $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
HigbyTyler Higby G $1,334 - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
Dead Money: $518,978 - $518,978 - - - - - - $518,978 0.27

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 $4,526,324
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $189,526,324
All Contracts $143,023,080 $42,905,668 $6,406,250 - $1,400,000 $3,930,000 $2,000,000 $200,164,997
Top 51 Contracts $138,943,080 $42,905,668 $6,406,250 - $1,400,000 $3,930,000 $2,000,000 $196,084,997
Dead Money - $518,978 - - - - - $518,978
Total (All) $143,023,080 $43,424,646 $6,406,250 - $1,400,000 $3,930,000 $2,000,000 $200,683,975
Total (w/Top 51) $138,943,080 $43,424,646 $6,406,250 - $1,400,000 $3,930,000 $2,000,000 $196,603,975
Cap Space (w/All) $-11,157,651
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $-7,077,651