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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 (55) 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 - - - - - ($76,000,000) $31,000,000 16.55
Hunter Danielle Hunter DE $7,150,000 $3,000,000 - - $100,000 $3,120,000 - ($18,750,000) $13,370,000 7.14
Kendricks Eric Kendricks ILB $8,150,000 $2,100,000 $161,765 - $100,000 $1,930,000 - ($18,140,000) $12,441,765 6.64
Peterson Patrick Peterson CB $2,100,000 $5,900,000 - - - - - ($8,000,000) $8,000,000 4.27
O'Neill Brian O'Neill RT $1,050,000 $4,321,207 $1,576,000 - - - - ($22,947,207) $6,947,207 3.71
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
Thielen Adam Thielen WR $1,100,000 $1,800,000 $441,165 - $100,000 $2,500,000 - ($16,500,000) $5,941,165 3.17
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
Breeland Bashaud Breeland CB $1,075,000 $1,000,000 $652,941 - - - - ($2,075,000) $2,727,941 1.46
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
Cole Mason Cole C $2,151,750 - - - $31,250 - - - $2,183,000 1.17
Weatherly Stephen Weatherly DE $1,500,000 $500,000 - - - - - ($2,000,000) $2,000,000 1.07
Vigil Nick Vigil OLB $1,000,000 $450,000 $220,588 - $50,000 - - ($1,450,000) $1,720,588 0.92
Woods Xavier Woods S $1,000,000 $500,000 $220,575 - - - - ($1,500,000) $1,720,575 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
DePaola Andrew DePaola LS $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $990,000 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
Herndon Chris Herndon TE $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.49
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
Boyd Kris Boyd CB $850,000 $27,314 - - - - - ($54,629) $877,314 0.47
Hand Harrison Hand CB $780,000 $74,695 - - - - - ($224,085) $854,695 0.46
Griffen Everson Griffen DE $1,075,000 - - - - - - ($1,075,000) $850,000 0.45
Berry Jordan Berry P $990,000 - - - - - - ($990,000) $850,000 0.45
Connelly Ryan Connelly ILB $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.45
Osborn K.J. Osborn WR $780,000 $66,943 - - - - - ($200,829) $846,943 0.45
Bynum Camryn Bynum CB $660,000 $179,453 - - - - - ($717,812) $839,453 0.45
Abdullah Ameer Abdullah RB $935,000 - - - - - - - $802,774 0.43
Mannion Sean Mannion QB $935,000 - - - - - - - $802,774 0.43
Ellefson Ben Ellefson TE $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.42
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
Smith-Marsete Ihmir Smith-Marsete WR $660,000 $79,740 - - - - - ($318,960) $739,740 0.40
Brandel Blake Brandel RT $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.35
Jones Patrick Jones DE $660,000 - - - - - - ($901,892) $660,000 0.35
Dorn Myles Dorn CB $623,333 - - - - - - - $623,333 0.33
Active Roster: $161,510,747 $90,787,873 $53,935,409 $10,515,667 - $881,250 $7,550,000 - - $161,510,747 86.24


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 (9) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
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
Nwangwu Kene Nwangwu
(Knee)
RB $415,000 $188,200 - - - - - ($752,800) $603,200 0.32
Robinson Janarius Robinson
(Undisclosed)
DE $415,000 $166,351 - - - - - ($665,404) $581,351 0.31
Chisena Dan Chisena
(Undisclosed)
WR $440,000 $3,333 - - - - - ($6,667) $443,333 0.24
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: $6,247,848 $5,307,132 $940,716 - - - - - - $6,247,848 3.34


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 (1) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Twyman Jaylen Twyman DT $660,000 $43,736 - - - - - ($174,944) $703,736 0.38
NFI: $703,736 $660,000 $43,736 - - - - - - $703,736 0.38


2021 Practice Squad

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

Player (13) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Dozier Dakota Dozier LT $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.13
Nickerson Parry Nickerson CB $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.13
Smith Tye Smith CB $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.13
Bailey Zack Bailey G $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Bargas Jake Bargas TE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Borland Tuf Borland LB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Davidson Zach Davidson TE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Hinton Kyle Hinton G $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Jackson Trishton Jackson WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Mitchell Myron Mitchell WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Philyor Whop Philyor WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Rose A.J. Rose RB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Willekes Kenny Willekes DE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Practice Squad: $2,412,000 $2,412,000 - - - - - - - $2,412,000 1.29


2021 Dead Cap

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

Player (39) 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
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
Samia Dru Samia G - $184,280 - - - - - - $184,280 0.10
Holmes Jalyn Holmes DT - $182,851 - - - - - - $182,851 0.10
Brandel Blake Brandel T - $123,729 - - - - - - $123,729 0.07
Metellus Josh Metellus S - $120,192 - - - - - - $120,192 0.06
Elliss Christian Elliss DE $75,000 $11,667 - - - - - - $86,666 0.05
Davidson Zach Davidson TE - $75,442 - - - - - - $75,442 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
Abdullah Ameer Abdullah RB $55,000 - - - - - - - $55,000 0.03
Mannion Sean Mannion QB $55,000 - - - - - - - $55,000 0.03
Dillon Brandon Dillon TE $43,333 - - - - - - - $43,333 0.02
Cutting Austin Cutting LS - $37,288 - - - - - - $37,288 0.02
Philyor Whop Philyor WR $30,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $33,333 0.02
Rose A.J. Rose RB $20,000 $5,000 - - - - - - $25,000 0.01
Willekes Kenny Willekes DE - $24,919 - - - - - - $24,919 0.01
Dorn Myles Dorn CB $9,200 $15,000 - - - - - - $24,200 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
Johnson Zeandae Johnson DT $10,000 $3,333 - - - - - - $13,333 0.01
Clarke Nevelle Clarke CB - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
Aiello Brady Aiello T - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Bargas Jake Bargas TE - $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
Mitchell Myron Mitchell WR - $1,666 - - - - - - $1,666 0.00
Higby Tyler Higby G - $1,334 - - - - - - $1,334 0.00
Dead: $17,560,567 $5,038,310 $11,522,258 - - - - $1,000,000 - $17,560,567 9.38


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 $90,787,873 $53,935,409 $10,515,667 - $881,250 $7,550,000 - $161,510,747
Injured Reserve Money $5,307,132 $940,716 - - - - - $6,247,848
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $660,000 $43,736 - - - - - $703,736
Dead Money $5,038,310 $11,522,258 - - - - $1,000,000 $17,560,567
Practice Squad $2,412,000 - - - - - - $2,412,000
Total $104,205,315 $66,442,119 $10,515,667 - $881,250 $7,550,000 $1,000,000 $188,434,898
Cap Space $-1,160,799