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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 (56) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Cousins Kirk Cousins QB $21,000,000 $10,000,000 - - - $166,666 - ($76,333,334) $31,166,666 16.64
Peterson Patrick Peterson CB $2,100,000 $5,900,000 - - - - - ($8,000,000) $8,000,000 4.27
Smith Harrison Smith FS $1,075,000 $1,915,882 $3,807,352 - $100,000 - - ($14,179,418) $6,898,234 3.68
Barr Anthony Barr OLB $1,000,000 $4,945,000 $58,822 - $100,000 - - ($15,835,000) $6,103,822 3.26
Tomlinson Dalvin Tomlinson DT $1,000,000 $2,500,000 $2,400,000 - $100,000 - - ($15,900,000) $6,000,000 3.20
O'Neill Brian O'Neill RT $1,000,000 $4,321,207 - - - $315,223 - ($22,897,322) $5,636,430 3.01
Cook Dalvin Cook RB $1,500,000 $3,101,272 $411,754 - $100,000 - - ($13,905,088) $5,113,026 2.73
Pierce Michael Pierce DT $3,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - - - ($3,000,000) $5,000,000 2.67
Bradbury Garrett Bradbury C $1,666,170 $1,847,340 - - - - - ($7,612,605) $3,513,510 1.88
Ham C.J. Ham FB $2,150,000 $750,000 - - $100,000 - - ($4,400,000) $3,000,000 1.60
Jefferson Justin Jefferson WR $1,206,491 $1,775,964 - - - - - ($10,736,838) $2,982,455 1.59
Darrisaw Christian Darrisaw LT $660,000 $1,766,571 - - - - - ($13,346,140) $2,426,571 1.30
Richardson Sheldon Richardson DT $1,075,000 $641,667 $564,705 - - - - ($3,000,000) $2,281,372 1.22
Woods Xavier Woods S $1,000,000 $500,000 $235,294 - - - - ($1,500,000) $1,735,294 0.93
Vigil Nick Vigil OLB $1,000,000 $450,000 $220,588 - $50,000 - - ($1,450,000) $1,720,588 0.92
Cleveland Ezra Cleveland G $861,691 $396,765 - - - - - ($861,691) $1,258,456 0.67
Hill Rashod Hill LT $2,240,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($2,377,500) $1,127,500 0.60
Mattison Alexander Mattison RB $850,000 $205,543 - - - - - ($411,086) $1,055,543 0.56
Dantzler Cameron Dantzler CB $818,438 $223,750 - - - - - ($671,250) $1,042,188 0.56
Conklin Tyler Conklin TE $920,000 $70,260 - - - - - ($70,260) $990,260 0.53
Alexander Mackensie Alexander CB $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.53
Westbrook Dede Westbrook WR $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.53
Wonnum D.J. Wonnum DE $780,000 $187,695 - - - - - ($563,085) $967,695 0.52
Lynch James Lynch DT $780,000 $172,749 - - - - - ($518,247) $952,749 0.51
Mond Kellen Mond QB $660,000 $289,712 - - - - - ($1,158,848) $949,712 0.51
Dye Troy Dye OLB $780,000 $169,645 - - - - - ($508,935) $949,645 0.51
Surratt Chazz Surratt LB $660,000 $251,835 - - - - - ($1,007,340) $911,835 0.49
Watts Armon Watts DT $850,000 $42,113 - - - - - ($84,227) $892,113 0.48
Udoh Oli Udoh G $850,000 $41,741 - - - - - ($83,482) $891,741 0.48
Davis Wyatt Davis G $660,000 $228,053 - - - - - ($912,212) $888,053 0.47
Jones Patrick Jones DE $660,000 $225,472 - - - - - ($901,892) $885,472 0.47
Boyd Kris Boyd CB $850,000 $27,314 - - - - - ($54,629) $877,314 0.47
Berry Jordan Berry P $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $850,000 0.45
DePaola Andrew DePaola LS $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $850,000 0.45
Osborn K.J. Osborn WR $780,000 $66,943 - - - - - ($200,829) $846,943 0.45
Joseph Greg Joseph K $780,000 - - - - - - ($35,000) $780,000 0.42
Lynch Blake Lynch LB $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.42
Metellus Josh Metellus S $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.42
Nwangwu Kene Nwangwu RB $578,333 $188,200 - - - - - ($752,800) $766,533 0.41
Mannion Sean Mannion QB $880,000 - - - - - - - $755,552 0.40
Smith-Marsete Ihmir Smith-Marsete WR $660,000 $79,740 - - - - - ($318,960) $739,740 0.40
Ellefson Ben Ellefson TE $572,222 - - - - - - - $572,222 0.31
Chisena Dan Chisena WR $563,333 - - - - - - - $563,333 0.30
Stocker Luke Stocker TE $597,222 - - - - - - - $472,222 0.25
Brandel Blake Brandel RT $440,004 - - - - - - - $440,004 0.23
Gallman Wayne Gallman RB $220,000 - - - - - - - $188,888 0.10
Dozier Dakota Dozier LT $179,166 - - - - - - - $141,666 0.08
Leonard Rick Leonard T $73,332 - - - - - - - $73,332 0.04
McGill T.Y. McGill DT $55,000 - - - - - - - $55,000 0.03
Smith Tye Smith CB $55,000 - - - - - - - $55,000 0.03
Nickerson Parry Nickerson CB $51,111 - - - - - - - $51,111 0.03
Willekes Kenny Willekes DE $43,333 - - - - - - - $43,333 0.02
Borland Tuf Borland LB $36,666 - - - - - - - $36,666 0.02
Davidson Zach Davidson TE $36,666 - - - - - - - $36,666 0.02
Dorn Myles Dorn CB $36,666 - - - - - - - $36,666 0.02
Mills Bryan Mills CB $36,666 - - - - - - - $36,666 0.02
Active Roster: $118,144,787 $65,847,510 $45,694,933 $7,698,515 - $550,000 $481,889 - - $118,144,787 63.09


2021 Injured Reserve Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently on injured reserve. denotes a player designated to return. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (11) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Hunter Danielle Hunter
(Pectoral)
DE $7,150,000 $3,000,000 - - $100,000 $3,120,000 - ($18,750,000) $13,370,000 7.14
Thielen Adam Thielen
(Ankle)
WR $1,100,000 $1,800,000 $441,165 - $100,000 $2,500,000 - ($16,500,000) $5,941,165 3.17
Cole Mason Cole
(Elbow)
C $2,151,750 - - - $31,250 - - - $2,183,000 1.17
Smith Irv Smith
(Knee)
TE $1,022,132 $559,260 - - - - - ($1,118,520) $1,581,392 0.84
Beebe Chad Beebe
(Foot)
WR $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.49
Johnson Olabisi Johnson
(Knee)
WR $850,000 $18,572 - - - - - ($37,144) $868,572 0.46
Connelly Ryan Connelly
(Undisclosed)
ILB $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.45
Robinson Janarius Robinson
(Undisclosed)
DE $415,000 $166,351 - - - - - ($665,404) $581,351 0.31
Proehl Blake Proehl
(Knee)
WR $415,000 $5,000 - - - - - ($115,000) $420,000 0.22
Scott Jordon Scott
(Undisclosed)
DT $415,000 - - - - - - - $415,000 0.22
Stanley Nate Stanley
(Undisclosed)
QB $415,000 - - - - - - - $415,000 0.22
Injured Reserve: $27,545,480 $15,703,882 $5,549,183 $441,165 - $231,250 $5,620,000 - - $27,545,480 14.71


2021 Non-Football Injury Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a physically unable to perform, or non-football injury list. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (7) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Kendricks Eric Kendricks
(Covid-19)
ILB $8,150,000 $2,100,000 $187,500 - $100,000 $1,930,000 - ($18,140,000) $12,467,500 6.66
Herndon Chris Herndon
(Covid-19)
TE $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.49
Hand Harrison Hand
(Covid-19)
CB $780,000 $74,695 - - - - - ($224,085) $854,695 0.46
Griffen Everson Griffen
(Illness)
DE $1,075,000 - - - - - - ($1,075,000) $850,000 0.45
Bynum Camryn Bynum
(Covid-19)
CB $660,000 $179,453 - - - - - ($717,812) $839,453 0.45
Twyman Jaylen Twyman
(Hip)
DT $415,000 $43,736 - - - - - ($174,944) $458,736 0.24
Bower Tashawn Bower
(Covid-19)
DE $357,777 - - - - - - - $357,777 0.19
NFI: $16,748,161 $12,357,777 $2,397,884 $187,500 - $100,000 $1,930,000 - - $16,748,161 8.94


2021 Practice Squad

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a team's practice squad. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (9) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Hinton Kyle Hinton G $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Jackson Trishton Jackson WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Parris Timon Parris T $101,200 - - - - - - - $101,200 0.05
Smith T.J. Smith DT $55,200 - - - - - - - $55,200 0.03
Bargas Jake Bargas TE $46,000 - - - - - - - $46,000 0.02
Mitchell Myron Mitchell WR $27,600 - - - - - - - $27,600 0.01
Rose A.J. Rose RB $27,600 - - - - - - - $27,600 0.01
Yarbrough Eddie Yarbrough DE $14,000 - - - - - - - $14,000 0.01
Banwart Cole Banwart G $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Practice Squad: $612,000 $612,000 - - - - - - - $612,000 0.33


2021 Dead Cap

Cap breakdowns for players who have been traded or released. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (57) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Gladney Jeff Gladney CB $3,635,777 $1,388,369 - - - - - - $5,024,146 2.68
Reiff Riley Reiff LT - $2,200,000 - - - - $1,000,000 - $3,200,000 1.71
Breeland Bashaud Breeland CB $1,075,000 $1,000,000 $707,343 - - - - - $2,782,343 1.49
Bailey Dan Bailey K - $2,100,000 - - - - - - $2,100,000 1.12
Colquitt Britton Colquitt P $1,075,000 $716,666 - - - - - - $1,791,666 0.96
Rudolph Kyle Rudolph TE - $1,450,000 - - - - - - $1,450,000 0.77
Stephen Shamar Stephen DT - $1,333,334 - - - - - - $1,333,334 0.71
Hughes Mike Hughes CB - $1,314,088 - - - - - - $1,314,088 0.70
Weatherly Stephen Weatherly DE $500,004 $500,000 - - - - - - $1,000,004 0.53
Dorn Myles Dorn CB $440,529 $15,000 - - - - - - $455,529 0.24
Willekes Kenny Willekes DE $354,531 $24,919 - - - - - - $379,450 0.20
Nickerson Parry Nickerson CB $349,333 - - - - - - - $349,333 0.19
Dozier Dakota Dozier LT $347,166 - - - - - - - $347,166 0.19
Smith Tye Smith CB $347,000 - - - - - - - $347,000 0.19
Abdullah Ameer Abdullah RB $275,000 - - - - - - - $275,000 0.15
Brandel Blake Brandel T $137,601 $123,729 - - - - - - $261,330 0.14
Holmes Jalyn Holmes DT $51,111 $182,851 - - - - - - $233,962 0.12
Yarbrough Eddie Yarbrough DE $232,444 - - - - - - - $232,444 0.12
Davidson Zach Davidson TE $156,400 $75,442 - - - - - - $231,842 0.12
Samia Dru Samia G - $184,280 - - - - - - $184,280 0.10
Chisena Dan Chisena WR $173,332 $3,333 - - - - - - $176,665 0.09
Dillon Brandon Dillon TE $172,133 - - - - - - - $172,133 0.09
Mitchell Myron Mitchell WR $165,466 $1,666 - - - - - - $167,132 0.09
Rose A.J. Rose RB $158,000 $5,000 - - - - - - $163,000 0.09
Borland Tuf Borland LB $156,400 - - - - - - - $156,400 0.08
Bargas Jake Bargas TE $147,066 $6,667 - - - - - - $153,733 0.08
McGill T.Y. McGill DT $153,000 - - - - - - - $153,000 0.08
Stocker Luke Stocker TE $133,444 - - - - - - - $133,444 0.07
Metellus Josh Metellus S - $120,192 - - - - - - $120,192 0.06
Mannion Sean Mannion QB $110,000 - - - - - - - $110,000 0.06
Smith T.J. Smith DT $101,066 - - - - - - - $101,066 0.05
Elliss Christian Elliss DE $75,000 $11,667 - - - - - - $86,666 0.05
Philyor Whop Philyor WR $66,800 $3,333 - - - - - - $70,133 0.04
Stanley Nate Stanley QB - $58,161 - - - - - - $58,161 0.03
Cole II Brian Cole II S - $56,619 - - - - - - $56,619 0.03
Hinton Kyle Hinton G - $56,619 - - - - - - $56,619 0.03
Sloter Kyle Sloter QB $51,111 - - - - - - - $51,111 0.03
Bailey Zack Bailey G $46,000 - - - - - - - $46,000 0.02
Pulley Spencer Pulley C $42,000 - - - - - - - $42,000 0.02
Cutting Austin Cutting LS - $37,288 - - - - - - $37,288 0.02
Ratley Damion Ratley WR $28,000 - - - - - - - $28,000 0.01
Cabral Cohl Cabral C $18,400 - - - - - - - $18,400 0.01
Patterson Riley Patterson K $15,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $16,666 0.01
Von Rosenberg Zach Von Rosenberg P $15,000 $1,666 - - - - - - $16,666 0.01
Orchard Nate Orchard DE $14,000 - - - - - - - $14,000 0.01
Johnson Zeandae Johnson DT $10,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $13,333 0.01
Clarke Nevelle Clarke CB - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
Groshek Garrett Groshek RB $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Aiello Brady Aiello T - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Davis Quartney Davis WR - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Lynch Blake Lynch LB - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Moa David Moa DT - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Lacina Jake Lacina C - $4,200 - - - - - - $4,200 0.00
Griffin-Stewart Nakia Griffin-Stewart TE - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Sayles Marcus Sayles CB - $2,500 - - - - - - $2,500 0.00
Addison Bralon Addison WR - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Higby Tyler Higby G - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
Dead: $25,570,247 $10,837,314 $13,025,591 $707,343 - - - $1,000,000 - $25,570,247 13.65


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 $65,847,510 $45,694,933 $7,698,515 - $550,000 $481,889 - $118,144,787
Injured Reserve Money $15,703,882 $5,549,183 $441,165 - $231,250 $5,620,000 - $27,545,480
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $12,357,777 $2,397,884 $187,500 - $100,000 $1,930,000 - $16,748,161
Dead Money $10,837,314 $13,025,591 $707,343 - - - $1,000,000 $25,570,247
Practice Squad $612,000 - - - - - - $612,000
Total $105,358,483 $66,667,591 $9,034,523 - $881,250 $8,031,889 $1,000,000 $188,620,675
Cap Space $-1,346,576