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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.

Patriots – The Athletic

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Active Players (88) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Gilmore Stephon Gilmore CB $16,265,595 $7,000,000 $3,600,000 $735,286 0- 0- $4,930,309 0- ($8,530,309) $16,265,595 7.90
Hightower Dont'a Hightower ILB $12,445,305 $7,850,000 $2,500,000 $820,305 0- 0- 0- $1,275,000 ($2,500,000) $12,445,305 6.05
McCourty Devin McCourty FS $11,150,000 $8,000,000 $2,150,000 $1,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($12,600,000) $11,150,000 5.42
Mason Shaq Mason G $9,539,699 $6,000,000 $2,400,000 $764,699 0- 0- $375,000 0- ($7,518,000) $9,539,699 4.64
Brown Trenton Brown RT $7,588,235 $6,500,000 0- $588,235 0- $500,000 0- 0- 0- $7,588,235 3.69
Jones Jonathan Jones CB $7,418,750 $4,300,000 $2,018,750 $800,000 0- 0- 0- $300,000 ($4,037,500) $7,418,750 3.60
Agholor Nelson Agholor WR $7,000,000 $1,000,000 $5,000,000 $1,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($16,000,000) $7,000,000 3.40
Henry Hunter Henry TE $6,823,529 $1,000,000 $5,000,000 $823,529 0- 0- 0- 0- ($25,000,000) $6,823,529 3.32
Judon Matt Judon OLB $6,323,529 $1,000,000 $4,500,000 $823,529 0- 0- 0- 0- ($30,000,000) $6,323,529 3.07
Smith Jonnu Smith TE $5,632,345 $1,000,000 $3,750,000 $882,345 0- 0- 0- 0- ($31,250,000) $5,632,345 2.74
Newton Cam Newton QB $5,423,529 $1,500,000 $2,000,000 $1,323,529 0- $100,000 0- $500,000 ($5,500,000) $5,423,529 2.64
Mills Jalen Mills S $4,507,352 $3,000,000 $625,000 $882,353 0- 0- 0- 0- ($9,000,000) $4,507,352 2.19
Van Noy Kyle Van Noy ILB $4,373,522 $1,100,000 $2,450,000 $823,522 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,000,000) $4,373,522 2.13
Phillips Adrian Phillips FS $4,250,000 $2,250,000 $750,000 $500,000 0- 0- 0- $750,000 ($1,250,000) $4,250,000 2.06
Godchaux Davon Godchaux DT $4,044,115 $1,000,000 $2,750,000 $294,115 0- 0- 0- 0- ($9,000,000) $4,044,115 1.96
Wise Deatrich Wise DE $3,750,000 $1,000,000 $1,250,000 $1,000,000 0- 0- 0- $500,000 ($10,000,000) $3,750,000 1.82
Wynn Isaiah Wynn LT $3,640,606 $2,040,260 $1,600,346 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,640,606) $3,640,606 1.77
Jackson J.C. Jackson CB $3,384,000 $3,384,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $3,384,000 1.64
Bourne Kendrick Bourne WR $3,078,421 $1,000,000 $1,416,666 $661,755 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,250,000) $3,078,421 1.50
Michel Sony Michel RB $3,063,040 $1,792,731 $1,270,309 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,306,055) $3,063,040 1.49
Slater Matthew Slater WR $3,001,464 $1,750,000 $375,000 $776,464 0- 0- 0- $100,000 ($775,000) $3,001,464 1.46
Karras Ted Karras C $3,000,000 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $3,000,000 1.46
Jones Mac Jones QB $2,833,882 $660,000 $2,173,882 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($15,586,352) $2,833,882 1.38
Harry N'Keal Harry WR $2,754,095 $1,413,032 $1,341,063 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,769,095) $2,754,095 1.34
Anderson Henry Anderson DE $2,750,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $750,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,000,000) $2,750,000 1.34
Bolden Brandon Bolden RB $1,976,470 $850,000 $500,000 $176,471 0- 0- 0- $450,000 ($500,000) $1,976,470 0.96
Bethel Justin Bethel CB $1,933,333 $1,200,000 $333,333 $400,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,700,000) $1,933,333 0.94
Davis Cody Davis FS $1,925,000 $1,100,000 $500,000 $325,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,100,000) $1,925,000 0.94
Dugger Kyle Dugger S $1,893,614 $988,723 $904,891 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,703,396) $1,893,614 0.92
Williams Joejuan Williams CB $1,803,211 $1,096,070 $707,141 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,414,282) $1,803,211 0.88
Andrews David Andrews C $1,727,932 $1,000,000 $375,000 $352,932 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,500,000) $1,727,932 0.84
Guy Lawrence Guy DT $1,675,000 $1,075,000 $250,000 $350,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,075,000) $1,675,000 0.81
Folk Nick Folk K $1,625,000 $1,100,000 $125,000 $400,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,225,000) $1,625,000 0.79
Barmore Christian Barmore DT $1,549,499 $660,000 $889,499 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,605,371) $1,549,499 0.75
LaCosse Matt LaCosse TE $1,450,000 $850,000 $150,000 $300,000 0- 0- 0- $150,000 ($150,000) $1,450,000 0.70
King Brandon King LB $1,366,668 $1,000,000 $266,668 0- 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($266,668) $1,366,668 0.66
Spence Akeem Spence DT $1,225,730 $1,075,000 $62,500 $88,230 0- 0- 0- 0- ($62,500) $1,225,730 0.60
Uche Josh Uche OLB $1,224,849 $854,970 $369,879 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,964,607) $1,224,849 0.60
White James White RB $1,212,500 $2,325,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,462,500) $1,212,500 0.59
Cardona Joe Cardona LS $1,180,000 $990,000 $130,000 $60,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($260,000) $1,180,000 0.57
McMillan Raekwon McMillan ILB $1,148,500 $920,000 $50,000 $178,500 0- 0- 0- 0- ($250,000) $1,148,500 0.56
Winovich Chase Winovich DE $1,099,328 $850,000 $249,328 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($498,656) $1,099,328 0.53
Harris Damien Harris RB $1,071,534 $850,000 $221,534 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($443,068) $1,071,534 0.52
Martin Marcus Martin G $1,056,470 $990,000 $15,000 $26,471 0- $25,000 0- 0- 0- $1,056,470 0.51
Redmond Alex Redmond G $1,056,470 $990,000 $40,000 $26,471 0- 0- 0- 0- ($40,000) $1,056,470 0.51
Bower Tashawn Bower DE $1,056,470 $920,000 $30,000 $56,471 0- $50,000 0- 0- 0- $1,056,470 0.51
Langi Harvey Langi ILB $1,051,754 $920,000 $75,000 $56,754 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $1,051,754 0.51
Jennings Anfernee Jennings LB $1,044,742 $818,948 $225,794 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($677,384) $1,044,742 0.51
Asiasi Devin Asiasi TE $1,041,550 $818,310 $223,240 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($669,720) $1,041,550 0.51
Keene Dalton Keene TE $1,022,592 $814,518 $208,074 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($624,222) $1,022,592 0.50
Stidham Jarrett Stidham QB $1,008,423 $850,000 $158,423 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($316,846) $1,008,423 0.49
Bentley Ja'whaun Bentley ILB $995,990 $75,990 $920,000 $75,990 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($75,990) $995,990 $75,990 0.48
Cajuste Yodny Cajuste LT $985,545 $205,545 $780,000 $205,545 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($411,090) $985,545 $205,545 0.48
Adams Montravius Adams DE $955,000 $135,000 $990,000 $50,000 $30,000 0- $25,000 0- 0- ($50,000) $955,000 $135,000 0.46
Virgin Dee Virgin CB $940,000 $20,000 $920,000 $5,000 0- 0- $15,000 0- 0- ($5,000) $940,000 $20,000 0.46
Cowart Byron Cowart DT $924,861 $74,861 $850,000 $74,861 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($149,722) $924,861 $74,861 0.45
Bailey Jake Bailey P $922,245 $72,245 $850,000 $72,245 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($144,490) $922,245 $72,245 0.45
Cunningham Korey Cunningham RT $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.45
Davis Carl Davis DT $896,324 $92,648 $990,000 0- $46,324 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $896,324 $92,648 0.44
Ferentz James Ferentz C $880,000 $30,000 $990,000 $30,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($130,000) $880,000 $30,000 0.43
Hall Marvin Hall WR $875,000 $25,000 $990,000 $25,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($25,000) $875,000 $25,000 0.43
Perkins Ronnie Perkins DE $870,155 $210,155 $660,000 $210,155 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($840,620) $870,155 $210,155 0.42
Meyers Jakobi Meyers WR $853,334 $3,334 $850,000 $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $853,334 $3,334 0.41
Olszewski Gunner Olszewski WR $850,834 $834 $850,000 $834 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($834) $850,834 $834 0.41
Hoyer Brian Hoyer QB $850,000 $1,075,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($100,000) $850,000 0.41
Colbert Adrian Colbert FS $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.41
Smith Devin Smith WR $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.41
Fumagalli Troy Fumagalli TE $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.41
Johnson Jakob Johnson FB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.41
Onwenu Mike Onwenu G $830,619 $50,619 $780,000 $50,619 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($151,857) $830,619 $50,619 0.40
Herron Justin Herron LT $823,115 $43,115 $780,000 $43,115 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($129,346) $823,115 $43,115 0.40
Jackson Michael Jackson CB $800,000 $20,000 $780,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $15,000 ($5,000) $800,000 $20,000 0.39
Berry Rashod Berry TE $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.38
Bryant Myles Bryant CB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.38
Hall Terez Hall LB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.38
Prince R.J. Prince G $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.38
Taylor J.J. Taylor RB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.38
Thurman Nick Thurman DE $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.38
Zuber Isaiah Zuber WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.38
Sherman Will Sherman T $704,105 $44,105 $660,000 $44,105 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($176,425) $704,105 $44,105 0.34
Nixon Tre Nixon WR $684,667 $24,667 $660,000 $24,667 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($98,678) $684,667 $24,667 0.33
Gaffney Tyler Gaffney RB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.32
Murray Bill Murray DT $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.32
Nordin Quinn Nordin K $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.32
Ross D'Angelo Ross CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.32
Ross Devin Ross WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.32
Wells David Wells TE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.32
Wilkerson Kristian Wilkerson WR $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.32
Active Roster: $209,509,446 $123,501,562 $60,039,290 $18,123,290 - $815,000 $5,305,309 $4,040,000 - $209,509,446 101.80


2021 Reserve/Did Not Report Cap

Players who left the team, did not report, or have retired.

Player (1) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Chung Patrick Chung SS $5,133,333 $950,000 $3,283,333 $800,000 $100,000 - - - ($7,966,667) $5,133,333 2.49


2021 Non-Football Injury Cap

Players who have suffered a non-football related injury. They do not count against the active roster, but their cap hit does.

Player (3) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Stevenson Rhamondre Stevenson RB $847,264 $660,000 $187,264 - - - - - - $847,264 0.41
McGrone Cameron McGrone LB $720,038 $660,000 $60,038 - - - - - - $720,038 0.35
Bledsoe Joshuah Bledsoe S $710,087 $660,000 $50,087 - - - - - - $710,087 0.35

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (8) 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 #15Mac Jones Round 1, Pick #15 QB $2,833,882 $660,000 $2,173,882 - - - - - - $2,833,882 $2,833,882
Round 2, Pick #38Christian Barmore Round 2, Pick #38 DT $1,549,499 $660,000 $889,499 - - - - - - $1,549,499 $1,549,499
Round 3, Pick #96Ronnie Perkins Round 3, Pick #96 DE $870,154 $660,000 $210,154 - - - - - - $870,154 $210,154
Round 4, Pick #120Rhamondre Stevenson Round 4, Pick #120 RB $847,264 $660,000 $187,264 - - - - - - $847,264 $187,264
Round 5, Pick #177Cameron McGrone Round 5, Pick #177 LB $720,037 $660,000 $60,037 - - - - - - $720,037 $60,037
Round 6, Pick #188Joshuah Bledsoe Round 6, Pick #188 S $710,087 $660,000 $50,087 - - - - - - $710,087 $50,087
Round 6, Pick #197Will Sherman Round 6, Pick #197 T $704,106 $660,000 $44,106 - - - - - - $704,106 $44,106
Round 7, Pick #242Tre Nixon Round 7, Pick #242 WR $684,670 $660,000 $24,670 - - - - - - $684,670 $24,670
Projected Draft Pool: $8,919,699 $8,919,699 $4,959,699


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 (28) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
EdelmanJulian Edelman WR $2,666,667 - $2,666,667 - - - - - - $2,666,667 1.30
CannonMarcus Cannon RT $2,566,668 - $1,400,000 - - - $1,166,668 - - $2,566,668 1.25
AllenBeau Allen DT $1,100,000 $250,000 $850,000 - - - - - - $1,100,000 0.53
FroholdtHjalte Froholdt G $360,306 - $360,306 - - - - - - $360,306 0.18
LeeMarqise Lee WR $300,000 $162,500 $137,500 - - - - - - $300,000 0.15
RohrwasserJustin Rohrwasser K $236,546 - $236,546 - - - - - - $236,546 0.11
MaluiaCassh Maluia LB $121,998 - $121,998 - - - - - - $121,998 0.06
VitaleDan Vitale FB $100,000 - $100,000 - - - - - - $100,000 0.05
ReynoldsLaRoy Reynolds ILB $75,000 - $75,000 - - - - - - $75,000 0.04
WoodardDustin Woodard C $73,000 - $73,000 - - - - - - $73,000 0.04
IzzoRyan Izzo TE $17,269 - $17,269 - - - - - - $17,269 0.01
HarrisScoota Harris LB $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.00
MurrayBill Murray DT $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
TezinoKyahva Tezino LB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
ZuberIsaiah Zuber WR $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
BerryRashod Berry TE $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
HastingsWill Hastings WR $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
TaylorJ.J. Taylor RB $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
BryantMyles Bryant CB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
BurtJake Burt TE $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
CoeNick Coe DE $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
GantMalik Gant S $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
RileySean Riley WR $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
SmithJ’Mar Smith QB $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
WallaceCourtney Wallace DT $2,667 - $2,667 - - - - - - $2,667 0.00
LewerkeBrian Lewerke QB $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
ThomasJeff Thomas WR $1,667 - $1,667 - - - - - - $1,667 0.00
RossD'Angelo Ross CB $834 - $834 - - - - - - $834 0.00
Dead Money: $7,689,294 $412,500 $6,110,126 - - - $1,166,668 - - $7,689,294 3.74

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 $123,501,562 $60,039,290 $18,123,290 - $815,000 $5,305,309 $4,040,000 $209,509,446
Top 51 Contracts $93,446,562 $59,118,820 $18,046,966 - $775,000 $5,305,309 $4,025,000 $180,595,770
Reserve/Left Money $950,000 $3,283,333 $800,000 $100,000 - - - $5,133,333
Reserve/Non-Football Injury Money $1,980,000 $297,389 - - - - - $2,277,389
Dead Money $412,500 $6,110,126 - - - $1,166,668 - $7,689,294
Total (All) $126,844,062 $69,730,138 $18,923,290 $100,000 $815,000 $6,471,977 $4,040,000 $224,609,462
Total (w/Top 51) $96,789,062 $68,809,668 $18,846,966 $100,000 $775,000 $6,471,977 $4,025,000 $195,695,786
Cap Space (w/All) $-18,796,915
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $10,116,761