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
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
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 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $470,588 - - - - ($3,000,000) $2,970,588 1.44
Jones Mac Jones QB $660,000 $2,173,882 - - - - - ($15,586,352) $2,833,882 1.38
Harry N'Keal Harry WR $1,413,032 $1,341,063 - - - - - ($4,769,095) $2,754,095 1.34
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
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
Stidham Jarrett Stidham QB $850,000 $159,028 - - - - - ($318,056) $1,009,028 0.49
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
Davis Carl Davis DT $990,000 - $46,324 - - - - ($990,000) $871,324 0.42
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
Folk Nick Folk K $955,556 - - - - - - - $755,552 0.37
Munson Calvin Munson ILB $519,442 $75,000 - - $100,000 - - - $694,442 0.34
Nordin Quinn Nordin K $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.32
Wade Shaun Wade CB $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.32
Tavai Jahlani Tavai LB $613,886 $25,000 - - - - - ($50,000) $638,886 0.31
Bryant Myles Bryant CB $519,996 - - - - - - - $519,996 0.25
Active Roster: $145,258,682 $80,470,903 $47,693,425 $13,521,860 - $700,000 $375,000 $3,075,000 - $145,258,682 70.58


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 (10) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Jones Jonathan Jones
(Shoulder)
CB $4,300,000 $2,018,750 $752,941 - - - $300,000 ($8,337,500) $7,371,691 3.58
Anderson Henry Anderson
(Pectoral)
DE $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $705,882 - - - $600,000 ($3,000,000) $3,305,882 1.61
Uche Josh Uche
(Ankle)
OLB $854,970 $369,879 - - - - - ($1,964,607) $1,224,849 0.60
White James White
(Hip)
RB $2,325,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($2,462,500) $1,212,500 0.59
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
Langi Harvey Langi
(Knee-mcl)
ILB $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.45
Collins Jamie Collins
(Ankle)
OLB $836,111 - - - - - - - $661,108 0.32
McMillan Raekwon McMillan
(Knee)
ILB $490,000 $50,000 - - - - - ($100,000) $540,000 0.26
Fumagalli Troy Fumagalli
(Undisclosed)
TE $465,000 - - - - - - - $465,000 0.23
Injured Reserve: $17,768,364 $12,824,547 $4,009,997 $1,458,823 - - - $900,000 - $17,768,364 8.63


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 (2) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Cowart Byron Cowart DT $850,000 $75,149 - - - - - ($150,298) $925,149 0.45
Hall Terez Hall LB $440,000 - - - - - - - $440,000 0.21
Reserve/PUP: $1,365,149 $1,290,000 $75,149 - - - - - - $1,365,149 0.66


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 (3) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Taylor J.J. Taylor RB $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.38
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: $1,870,125 $1,760,000 $110,125 - - - - - - $1,870,125 0.91


2021 Practice Squad

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

Player (14) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Davis Sean Davis FS $182,000 - - - - - - - $182,000 0.09
Redmond Alex Redmond G $182,000 - - - - - - - $182,000 0.09
Gilbert Garrett Gilbert QB $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
Bausby DeVante Bausby CB $154,000 - - - - - - - $154,000 0.07
Ferentz James Ferentz C $126,000 - - - - - - - $126,000 0.06
Sherman Will Sherman T $119,600 - - - - - - - $119,600 0.06
LaCosse Matt LaCosse TE $112,000 - - - - - - - $112,000 0.05
Ekuale Daniel Ekuale DT $92,000 - - - - - - - $92,000 0.04
Wilkerson Kristian Wilkerson WR $82,800 - - - - - - - $82,800 0.04
Scott Niles Scott DT $64,400 - - - - - - - $64,400 0.03
Waitman Corliss Waitman P $64,400 - - - - - - - $64,400 0.03
Practice Squad: $1,841,600 $1,841,600 - - - - - - - $1,841,600 0.89


2021 Dead Cap

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

Player (56) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Gilmore Stephon Gilmore CB $1,143,783 $3,600,000 $411,765 - - $4,930,309 - - $10,085,857 4.90
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
Ferentz James Ferentz C $397,110 $30,000 - - - - - - $427,110 0.21
LaCosse Matt LaCosse TE $216,422 $150,000 - - - - - - $366,422 0.18
Froholdt Hjalte Froholdt G - $360,306 - - - - - - $360,306 0.18
Bower Tashawn Bower DE $228,222 $30,000 - - $50,000 - - - $308,222 0.15
Lee Marqise Lee WR $162,500 $137,500 - - - - - - $300,000 0.15
Perry Malcolm Perry RB $244,440 - - - - - - - $244,440 0.12
Rohrwasser Justin Rohrwasser K - $236,546 - - - - - - $236,546 0.11
Redmond Alex Redmond G $111,000 $40,000 - - - - - - $151,000 0.07
Ekuale Daniel Ekuale DT $149,644 - - - - - - - $149,644 0.07
Bryant Myles Bryant CB $123,466 $3,334 - - - - - - $126,800 0.06
Tavai Jahlani Tavai LB $122,044 - - - - - - - $122,044 0.06
Maluia Cassh Maluia LB - $121,998 - - - - - - $121,998 0.06
Sherman Will Sherman T $73,466 $44,106 - - - - - - $117,572 0.06
Wilkerson Kristian Wilkerson WR $110,266 - - - - - - - $110,266 0.05
Vitale Dan Vitale FB - $100,000 - - - - - - $100,000 0.05
Mason Ben Mason TE $82,800 - - - - - - - $82,800 0.04
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
Jackson Drake Jackson C $64,400 - - - - - - - $64,400 0.03
Spence Akeem Spence DT - $62,500 - - - - - - $62,500 0.03
Hoyer Brian Hoyer QB $59,722 - - - - - - - $59,722 0.03
Martin Marcus Martin G - $25,000 - - $15,000 - - - $40,000 0.02
Patterson Riley Patterson K $36,800 - - - - - - - $36,800 0.02
Poole Brian Poole CB $28,000 - - - - - - - $28,000 0.01
Benton Elijah Benton S $27,600 - - - - - - - $27,600 0.01
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
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: $30,019,912 $6,351,129 $16,955,041 $411,765 - $205,000 $6,096,977 - - $30,019,912 14.59


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 $80,470,903 $47,693,425 $13,521,860 - $700,000 $375,000 $3,075,000 $145,258,682
Injured Reserve Money $12,824,547 $4,009,997 $1,458,823 - - - $900,000 $17,768,364
Reserve/PUP Money $1,290,000 $75,149 - - - - - $1,365,149
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $1,760,000 $110,125 - - - - - $1,870,125
Dead Money $6,351,129 $16,955,041 $411,765 - $205,000 $6,096,977 - $30,019,912
Practice Squad $1,841,600 - - - - - - $1,841,600
Total $104,538,179 $68,843,737 $15,392,448 - $905,000 $6,471,977 $3,975,000 $198,123,832
Cap Space $7,688,715