New England Patriots

New England Patriots 2021 Salary Cap

Patriots 2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the New England Patriots 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 (53) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Hightower Dont'a Hightower ILB $7,850,000 $2,500,000 $772,059 - - - $1,275,000 ($10,350,000) $12,397,059 6.02
McCourty Devin McCourty FS $8,000,000 $2,150,000 $941,176 - - - - ($16,600,000) $11,091,176 5.39
Mason Shaq Mason G $6,000,000 $2,400,000 $764,699 - - $375,000 - ($11,925,000) $9,539,699 4.64
Brown Trenton Brown RT $6,500,000 - $588,235 - $500,000 - - ($6,500,000) $7,588,235 3.69
Jones Jonathan Jones CB $4,300,000 $2,018,750 $752,941 - - - $300,000 ($8,337,500) $7,371,691 3.58
Agholor Nelson Agholor WR $1,000,000 $5,000,000 $941,176 - - - - ($16,000,000) $6,941,176 3.37
Henry Hunter Henry TE $1,000,000 $5,000,000 $823,529 - - - - ($25,000,000) $6,823,529 3.32
Judon Matt Judon OLB $1,000,000 $4,500,000 $823,529 - - - - ($30,000,000) $6,323,529 3.07
Smith Jonnu Smith TE $1,000,000 $3,750,000 $882,345 - - - - ($31,250,000) $5,632,345 2.74
Mills Jalen Mills S $3,000,000 $625,000 $882,353 - - - - ($9,000,000) $4,507,352 2.19
Van Noy Kyle Van Noy ILB $1,100,000 $2,450,000 $823,522 - - - - ($6,000,000) $4,373,522 2.13
Phillips Adrian Phillips FS $2,250,000 $750,000 $470,588 - - - $750,000 ($3,000,000) $4,220,588 2.05
Godchaux Davon Godchaux DT $1,000,000 $2,750,000 $294,115 - - - - ($9,000,000) $4,044,115 1.96
Wise Deatrich Wise DE $1,000,000 $1,250,000 $941,176 - - - $500,000 ($10,000,000) $3,691,176 1.79
Wynn Isaiah Wynn LT $2,040,260 $1,600,346 - - - - - ($3,640,606) $3,640,606 1.77
Jackson J.C. Jackson CB $3,384,000 - - - - - - - $3,384,000 1.64
Anderson Henry Anderson DE $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $705,882 - - - $600,000 ($3,000,000) $3,305,882 1.61
Bourne Kendrick Bourne WR $1,000,000 $1,416,666 $661,755 - - - - ($5,250,000) $3,078,421 1.50
Slater Matthew Slater WR $1,750,000 $375,000 $776,464 - - - $100,000 ($2,525,000) $3,001,464 1.46
Karras Ted Karras C $1,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - - - ($3,000,000) $3,000,000 1.46
Jones Mac Jones QB $660,000 $2,173,882 - - - - - ($15,586,352) $2,833,882 1.38
Bolden Brandon Bolden RB $850,000 $500,000 $176,471 - - - $450,000 ($1,350,000) $1,976,470 0.96
Bethel Justin Bethel CB $1,200,000 $333,333 $376,471 - - - - ($2,700,000) $1,909,804 0.93
Davis Cody Davis FS $1,100,000 $500,000 $305,882 - - - - ($2,100,000) $1,905,882 0.93
Dugger Kyle Dugger S $988,723 $904,891 - - - - - ($3,703,396) $1,893,614 0.92
Williams Joejuan Williams CB $1,097,424 $709,846 - - - - - ($1,419,692) $1,807,270 0.88
Andrews David Andrews C $1,000,000 $375,000 $352,932 - - - - ($6,500,000) $1,727,932 0.84
Guy Lawrence Guy DT $1,075,000 $250,000 $350,000 - - - - ($2,075,000) $1,675,000 0.81
Barmore Christian Barmore DT $660,000 $889,499 - - - - - ($4,605,371) $1,549,499 0.75
King Brandon King LB $1,000,000 $266,668 - - $100,000 - - ($1,266,668) $1,366,668 0.66
Uche Josh Uche OLB $854,970 $369,879 - - - - - ($1,964,607) $1,224,849 0.60
White James White RB $2,325,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($2,462,500) $1,212,500 0.59
Cardona Joe Cardona LS $990,000 $130,000 $56,471 - - - - ($1,250,000) $1,176,471 0.57
Winovich Chase Winovich DE $850,000 $249,328 - - - - - ($498,656) $1,099,328 0.53
Harris Damien Harris RB $850,000 $221,534 - - - - - ($443,068) $1,071,534 0.52
Asiasi Devin Asiasi TE $818,310 $223,240 - - - - - ($669,720) $1,041,550 0.51
Bentley Ja'whaun Bentley ILB $920,000 $75,990 - - - - - ($75,990) $995,990 0.48
Cajuste Yodny Cajuste LT $780,000 $205,545 - - - - - ($411,090) $985,545 0.48
Bailey Jake Bailey P $850,000 $72,245 - - - - - ($144,490) $922,245 0.45
Langi Harvey Langi ILB $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.45
Davis Carl Davis DT $990,000 - $46,324 - - - - ($990,000) $896,324 0.44
Perkins Ronnie Perkins DE $660,000 $210,155 - - - - - ($840,620) $870,155 0.42
Meyers Jakobi Meyers WR $850,000 $3,334 - - - - - ($3,334) $853,334 0.41
Olszewski Gunner Olszewski WR $850,000 $834 - - - - - ($834) $850,834 0.41
Johnson Jakob Johnson FB $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.41
Stevenson Rhamondre Stevenson RB $660,000 $187,264 - - - - - ($749,056) $847,264 0.41
Onwenu Mike Onwenu G $780,000 $50,619 - - - - - ($151,857) $830,619 0.40
Herron Justin Herron LT $780,000 $43,115 - - - - - ($129,346) $823,115 0.40
Hoyer Brian Hoyer QB $1,015,274 - - - - - - - $802,774 0.39
Durant Yasir Durant G $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.38
Taylor J.J. Taylor RB $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.38
Folk Nick Folk K $955,556 - - - - - - - $755,552 0.37
Wade Shaun Wade CB $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.32
Active Roster: $153,851,569 $85,574,517 $50,619,463 $14,510,095 - $600,000 $375,000 $3,975,000 - $153,851,569 74.75


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 (7) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Harry N'Keal Harry
(Shoulder)
WR $1,413,032 $1,341,063 - - - - - ($4,769,095) $2,754,095 1.34
Jennings Anfernee Jennings
(Undisclosed)
LB $818,948 $225,794 - - - - - ($677,384) $1,044,742 0.51
Keene Dalton Keene
(Knee)
TE $814,518 $208,074 - - - - - ($624,222) $1,022,592 0.50
Perry Malcolm Perry
(Foot)
RB $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.38
McMillan Raekwon McMillan
(Knee)
ILB $490,000 $50,000 $178,500 - - - - ($250,000) $718,500 0.35
Nordin Quinn Nordin
(Abdominal)
K $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.32
Fumagalli Troy Fumagalli
(Undisclosed)
TE $465,000 - - - - - - - $465,000 0.23
Injured Reserve: $7,444,929 $5,441,498 $1,824,931 $178,500 - - - - - $7,444,929 3.62


2021 Reserve/PUP 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 (4) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Gilmore Stephon Gilmore CB $7,000,000 $3,600,000 $735,286 - - $4,930,309 - ($15,530,309) $16,265,595 7.90
Stidham Jarrett Stidham QB $850,000 $159,028 - - - - - ($318,056) $1,009,028 0.49
Cowart Byron Cowart DT $850,000 $74,861 - - - - - ($149,722) $924,861 0.45
Hall Terez Hall LB $440,000 - - - - - - - $440,000 0.21
Reserve/PUP: $18,639,484 $9,140,000 $3,833,889 $735,286 - - $4,930,309 - - $18,639,484 9.06


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 (2) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
McGrone Cameron McGrone LB $490,000 $60,038 - - - - - ($240,152) $550,038 0.27
Bledsoe Joshuah Bledsoe S $490,000 $50,087 - - - - - ($200,348) $540,087 0.26
NFI: $1,090,125 $980,000 $110,125 - - - - - - $1,090,125 0.53


2021 Practice Squad

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

Player (16) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Ferentz James Ferentz C $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.12
LaCosse Matt LaCosse TE $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.12
Redmond Alex Redmond G $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.12
Bower Tashawn Bower DE $224,000 - - - - - - - $224,000 0.11
Bryant Myles Bryant CB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Ekuale Daniel Ekuale DT $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Gilbert Garrett Gilbert QB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Mason Ben Mason TE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Murray Bill Murray DT $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Nixon Tre Nixon WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Ross D'Angelo Ross CB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Sherman Will Sherman T $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Tavai Jahlani Tavai LB $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Wilkerson Kristian Wilkerson WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Eldrenkamp Jake Eldrenkamp G $147,200 - - - - - - - $147,200 0.07
Jackson Drake Jackson C $147,200 - - - - - - - $147,200 0.07
Practice Squad: $2,930,400 $2,930,400 - - - - - - - $2,930,400 1.42


2021 Dead Cap

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

Player (46) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Newton Cam Newton QB $1,500,000 $2,000,000 - - $100,000 - - - $3,600,000 1.75
Chung Patrick Chung SS - $3,283,333 - - - - - - $3,283,333 1.60
Edelman Julian Edelman WR - $2,666,667 - - - - - - $2,666,667 1.30
Cannon Marcus Cannon RT - $1,400,000 - - - $1,166,668 - - $2,566,668 1.25
Folk Nick Folk K $1,219,444 $125,000 - - - - - - $1,344,444 0.65
Michel Sony Michel RB - $1,270,309 - - - - - - $1,270,309 0.62
Allen Beau Allen DT $250,000 $850,000 - - - - - - $1,100,000 0.53
Froholdt Hjalte Froholdt G - $360,306 - - - - - - $360,306 0.18
Lee Marqise Lee WR $162,500 $137,500 - - - - - - $300,000 0.15
Rohrwasser Justin Rohrwasser K - $236,546 - - - - - - $236,546 0.11
LaCosse Matt LaCosse TE - $150,000 - - - - - - $150,000 0.07
Bower Tashawn Bower DE $65,111 $30,000 - - $50,000 - - - $145,111 0.07
Ferentz James Ferentz C $100,000 $30,000 - - - - - - $130,000 0.06
Maluia Cassh Maluia LB - $121,998 - - - - - - $121,998 0.06
Vitale Dan Vitale FB - $100,000 - - - - - - $100,000 0.05
Langi Harvey Langi ILB - $75,000 - - - - - - $75,000 0.04
Reynolds LaRoy Reynolds ILB - $75,000 - - - - - - $75,000 0.04
Adams Montravius Adams DE - $50,000 - - $25,000 - - - $75,000 0.04
Woodard Dustin Woodard C - $73,000 - - - - - - $73,000 0.04
Spence Akeem Spence DT - $62,500 - - - - - - $62,500 0.03
Hoyer Brian Hoyer QB $59,722 - - - - - - - $59,722 0.03
Sherman Will Sherman T - $44,106 - - - - - - $44,106 0.02
Redmond Alex Redmond G - $40,000 - - - - - - $40,000 0.02
Martin Marcus Martin G - $25,000 - - $15,000 - - - $40,000 0.02
Hall Marvin Hall WR - $25,000 - - - - - - $25,000 0.01
Nixon Tre Nixon WR - $24,667 - - - - - - $24,667 0.01
Virgin Dee Virgin CB - $5,000 - - $15,000 - - - $20,000 0.01
Izzo Ryan Izzo TE - $17,269 - - - - - - $17,269 0.01
Harris Scoota Harris LB - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
Murray Bill Murray DT - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Tezino Kyahva Tezino LB - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Zuber Isaiah Zuber WR - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Berry Rashod Berry TE - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Hastings Will Hastings WR - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Jackson Michael Jackson CB - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Taylor J.J. Taylor RB - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Bryant Myles Bryant CB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Burt Jake Burt TE - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Coe Nick Coe DE - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Gant Malik Gant S - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Riley Sean Riley WR - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Smith J’Mar Smith QB - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Wallace Courtney Wallace DT - $2,667 - - - - - - $2,667 0.00
Lewerke Brian Lewerke QB - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Thomas Jeff Thomas WR - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
Ross D'Angelo Ross CB - $834 - - - - - - $834 0.00
Dead: $18,083,486 $3,356,777 $13,355,041 - - $205,000 $1,166,668 - - $18,083,486 8.79


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 $19,571,247
Adjustment $3,741,300
Adjusted Salary Cap $205,812,547
All Contracts $85,574,517 $50,619,463 $14,510,095 - $600,000 $375,000 $3,975,000 $153,851,569
Injured Reserve Money $5,441,498 $1,824,931 $178,500 - - - - $7,444,929
Reserve/PUP Money $9,140,000 $3,833,889 $735,286 - - $4,930,309 - $18,639,484
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $980,000 $110,125 - - - - - $1,090,125
Dead Money $3,356,777 $13,355,041 - - $205,000 $1,166,668 - $18,083,486
Practice Squad $2,930,400 - - - - - - $2,930,400
Total $107,423,192 $69,743,449 $15,423,881 - $805,000 $6,471,977 $3,975,000 $202,039,993
Cap Space $3,772,554