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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 (91) 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- ($76,000,000) $31,000,000 16.55
Hunter Danielle Hunter DE $13,370,000 $7,150,000 $3,000,000 0- 0- $100,000 $3,120,000 0- ($18,750,000) $13,370,000 7.14
Kendricks Eric Kendricks ILB $12,456,460 $8,150,000 $2,100,000 $176,460 0- $100,000 $1,930,000 0- ($9,990,000) $12,456,460 6.65
Smith Harrison Smith SS $10,250,000 $9,850,000 0- 0- 0- $400,000 0- 0- 0- $10,250,000 5.47
Peterson Patrick Peterson CB $8,000,000 $2,100,000 $5,900,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($8,000,000) $8,000,000 4.27
Barr Anthony Barr OLB $6,103,822 $1,000,000 $4,945,000 $58,822 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($15,835,000) $6,103,822 3.26
Tomlinson Dalvin Tomlinson DT $6,000,000 $1,000,000 $2,500,000 $2,400,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($15,900,000) $6,000,000 3.20
Thielen Adam Thielen WR $5,941,165 $1,100,000 $1,800,000 $441,165 0- $100,000 $2,500,000 0- ($16,500,000) $5,941,165 3.17
Cook Dalvin Cook RB $5,113,026 $1,500,000 $3,101,272 $411,754 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($13,905,088) $5,113,026 2.73
Pierce Michael Pierce DT $5,000,000 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $5,000,000 2.67
Bradbury Garrett Bradbury C $3,513,510 $1,666,170 $1,847,340 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($7,612,605) $3,513,510 1.88
Ham C.J. Ham FB $3,000,000 $2,150,000 $750,000 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($3,350,000) $3,000,000 1.60
Jefferson Justin Jefferson WR $2,982,455 $1,206,491 $1,775,964 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,736,838) $2,982,455 1.59
O'Neill Brian O'Neill RT $2,754,207 $2,433,000 $321,207 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($321,207) $2,754,207 1.47
Breeland Bashaud Breeland CB $2,727,941 $1,075,000 $1,000,000 $652,941 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,075,000) $2,727,941 1.46
Weatherly Stephen Weatherly DE $2,500,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($500,000) $2,500,000 1.33
Gladney Jeff Gladney CB $2,497,961 $1,109,592 $1,388,369 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($7,800,884) $2,497,961 1.33
Darrisaw Christian Darrisaw T $2,426,571 $660,000 $1,766,571 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($13,346,140) $2,426,571 1.30
Richardson Sheldon Richardson DT $2,316,666 $1,075,000 $641,667 $600,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $2,316,666 1.24
Cole Mason Cole C $2,183,000 $2,151,750 0- 0- 0- $31,250 0- 0- 0- $2,183,000 1.17
Colquitt Britton Colquitt P $1,791,667 $1,075,000 $716,667 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,508,334) $1,791,667 0.96
Vigil Nick Vigil OLB $1,734,375 $1,000,000 $450,000 $234,375 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($1,050,000) $1,734,375 0.93
Woods Xavier Woods S $1,720,575 $1,000,000 $500,000 $220,575 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,500,000) $1,720,575 0.92
Smith Irv Smith TE $1,581,392 $1,022,132 $559,260 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,118,520) $1,581,392 0.84
Cleveland Ezra Cleveland LT $1,258,456 $861,691 $396,765 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($861,691) $1,258,456 0.67
Hill Rashod Hill G $1,127,500 $2,240,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,377,500) $1,127,500 0.60
Holmes Jalyn Holmes DT $1,102,851 $920,000 $182,851 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($182,851) $1,102,851 0.59
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 0.56
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 0.53
DePaola Andrew DePaola LS $990,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $990,000 0.53
Alexander Mackensie Alexander CB $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($137,500) $987,500 0.53
Wonnum D.J. Wonnum DE $967,695 $780,000 $187,695 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($563,085) $967,695 0.52
Lynch James Lynch DT $952,749 $780,000 $172,749 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($518,247) $952,749 0.51
Mond Kellen Mond QB $949,712 $660,000 $289,712 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,158,848) $949,712 0.51
Dye Troy Dye OLB $949,645 $780,000 $169,645 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($508,935) $949,645 0.51
Beebe Chad Beebe WR $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.49
Nickerson Parry Nickerson 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 0.48
Udoh Oli Udoh RT $891,741 $850,000 $41,741 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($83,482) $891,741 0.48
Boyd Kris Boyd CB $877,314 $850,000 $27,314 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($54,629) $877,314 0.47
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 0.46
Dozier Dakota Dozier LT $850,000 $1,075,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Abdullah Ameer Abdullah RB $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Smith Tye Smith CB $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Connelly Ryan Connelly ILB $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
Nwangwu Kene Nwangwu RB $848,200 $660,000 $188,200 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($752,800) $848,200 0.45
Osborn K.J. Osborn WR $846,943 $780,000 $66,943 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($200,829) $846,943 0.45
Bynum Camryn Bynum CB $839,453 $179,453 $660,000 $179,453 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($717,812) $839,453 $179,453 0.45
Robinson Janarius Robinson DE $826,351 $166,351 $660,000 $166,351 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($665,404) $826,351 $166,351 0.44
Chisena Dan Chisena WR $783,333 $3,333 $780,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,667) $783,333 $3,333 0.42
Bailey Zack Bailey G $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Brailford Jordan Brailford OLB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Dillon Brandon Dillon TE $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Joseph Greg Joseph K $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($35,000) $780,000 0.42
Lynch Blake Lynch LB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Mabin Dylan Mabin CB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Metellus Josh Metellus S $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Smith Cameron Smith LB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Smith-Marsete Ihmir Smith-Marsete WR $739,740 $79,740 $660,000 $79,740 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($318,960) $739,740 $79,740 0.40
Davidson Zach Davidson TE $735,442 $75,442 $660,000 $75,442 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($301,768) $735,442 $75,442 0.39
Twyman Jaylen Twyman DT $703,736 $43,736 $660,000 $43,736 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($174,944) $703,736 $43,736 0.38
Willekes Kenny Willekes DE $684,919 $24,919 $660,000 $24,919 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $684,919 $24,919 0.37
Elliss Christian Elliss DE $671,666 $11,666 $660,000 $11,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($110,000) $671,666 $11,666 0.36
Dorn Myles Dorn FS $665,000 $5,000 $660,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,000) $665,000 $5,000 0.36
Proehl Blake Proehl WR $665,000 $5,000 $660,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($115,000) $665,000 $5,000 0.36
Rose A.J. Rose RB $665,000 $5,000 $660,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($35,000) $665,000 $5,000 0.36
Johnson Zeandae Johnson DT $663,333 $3,333 $660,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($20,000) $663,333 $3,333 0.35
Philyor Whop Philyor WR $663,333 $3,333 $660,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($40,000) $663,333 $3,333 0.35
Mitchell Myron Mitchell WR $661,666 $1,666 $660,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $661,666 $1,666 0.35
Patterson Riley Patterson K $661,666 $1,666 $660,000 $1,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($20,000) $661,666 $1,666 0.35
Bargas Jake Bargas TE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Bernard Turner Bernard LS $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Borland Tuf Borland LB $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
Cabral Cohl Cabral C $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Henderson Amari Henderson CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Hinton Kyle Hinton G $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
Ksiezarczyk Evin Ksiezarczyk T $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Scott Jordan Scott DT $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
Zylstra Shane Zylstra TE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Davis Wyatt Davis G 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Jones Patrick Jones DE 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Surratt Chazz Surratt LB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Westbrook Dede Westbrook WR 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $187,992,387 $124,969,264 $50,990,782 $5,196,092 - $1,181,250 $7,550,000 - - $187,992,387 100.38

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (11) 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 #23Christian Darrisaw Round 1, Pick #23 T $2,426,571 $660,000 $1,766,571 - - - - - - $2,426,571 $2,426,571
Round 3, Pick #66Kellen Mond Round 3, Pick #66 QB $949,712 $660,000 $289,712 - - - - - - $949,712 $949,712
Round 3, Pick #78Chazz Surratt Round 3, Pick #78 LB $911,835 $660,000 $251,835 - - - - - - $911,835 $911,835
Round 3, Pick #86Wyatt Davis Round 3, Pick #86 G $888,053 $660,000 $228,053 - - - - - - $888,053 $888,053
Round 3, Pick #90Patrick Jones Round 3, Pick #90 DE $885,473 $660,000 $225,473 - - - - - - $885,473 $885,473
Round 4, Pick #119Kene Nwangwu Round 4, Pick #119 RB $848,199 $660,000 $188,199 - - - - - - $848,199 $188,199
Round 4, Pick #125Camryn Bynum Round 4, Pick #125 CB $839,453 $660,000 $179,453 - - - - - - $839,453 $179,453
Round 4, Pick #134Janarius Robinson Round 4, Pick #134 DE $826,351 $660,000 $166,351 - - - - - - $826,351 $166,351
Round 5, Pick #157Ihmir Smith-Marsete Round 5, Pick #157 WR $739,740 $660,000 $79,740 - - - - - - $739,740 $79,740
Round 5, Pick #168Zach Davidson Round 5, Pick #168 TE $735,442 $660,000 $75,442 - - - - - - $735,442 $75,442
Round 6, Pick #199Jaylen Twyman Round 6, Pick #199 DT $703,736 $660,000 $43,736 - - - - - - $703,736 $43,736
Projected Draft Pool: $10,754,565 $10,754,565 $6,794,565


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 (24) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
ReiffRiley Reiff LT $3,200,000 - $2,200,000 - - - - $1,000,000 - $3,200,000 1.71
BaileyDan Bailey K $2,100,000 - $2,100,000 - - - - - - $2,100,000 1.12
RudolphKyle Rudolph TE $1,450,000 - $1,450,000 - - - - - - $1,450,000 0.77
StephenShamar Stephen DT $1,333,334 - $1,333,334 - - - - - - $1,333,334 0.71
HughesMike Hughes CB $1,314,088 - $1,314,088 - - - - - - $1,314,088 0.70
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
Von RosenbergZach Von Rosenberg P $16,666 $15,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $16,666 0.01
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: $9,933,066 $15,000 $8,918,066 - - - - $1,000,000 - $9,933,066 5.30

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 $4,526,324
Adjustment $247,775
Adjusted Salary Cap $187,274,099
All Contracts $124,969,264 $50,990,782 $5,196,092 - $1,181,250 $7,550,000 - $187,992,387
Top 51 Contracts $100,129,264 $50,381,144 $5,196,092 - $1,181,250 $7,550,000 - $163,152,387
Dead Money $15,000 $8,918,066 - - - - $1,000,000 $9,933,066
Total (All) $124,984,264 $59,908,848 $5,196,092 - $1,181,250 $7,550,000 $1,000,000 $197,925,453
Total (w/Top 51) $100,144,264 $59,299,210 $5,196,092 - $1,181,250 $7,550,000 $1,000,000 $173,085,453
Cap Space (w/All) $-10,651,354
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $14,188,646