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 (59) 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
Phillips Adrian Phillips FS $2,250,000 $1,937,500 $470,588 - - - $750,000 - $5,408,088 2.63
Mills Jalen Mills CB $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
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
Uche Josh Uche OLB $854,970 $369,879 - - - - - ($1,964,607) $1,224,849 0.60
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
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
Collins Jamie Collins OLB $836,111 - - - - - - - $661,108 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
McGrone Cameron McGrone LB $490,000 $60,038 - - - - - ($240,152) $550,038 0.27
Bryant Myles Bryant CB $519,996 - - - - - - - $519,996 0.25
Davis Sean Davis FS $55,000 - - - - - - - $55,000 0.03
Ekuale Daniel Ekuale DT $47,222 - - - - - - - $47,222 0.02
Ross D'Angelo Ross CB $36,666 - - - - - - - $36,666 0.02
Bausby DeVante Bausby CB - - - - - - - - - 0.00
Wilkerson Kristian Wilkerson WR - - - - - - - - - 0.00
Active Roster: $147,576,468 $81,731,430 $49,025,687 $13,521,860 - $600,000 $375,000 $3,075,000 - $147,576,468 71.70


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 %
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
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
Perkins Ronnie Perkins
(Ankle)
DE $660,000 $210,155 - - - - - ($840,620) $870,155 0.42
Bledsoe Joshuah Bledsoe
(Calf)
S $527,772 $50,087 - - - - - ($200,348) $577,859 0.28
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
Redmond Alex Redmond
(Undisclosed)
G $182,000 - - - - - - - $182,000 0.09
Injured Reserve: $17,512,421 $12,503,238 $3,900,360 $1,458,823 - - - $900,000 - $17,512,421 8.51


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 Practice Squad

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

Player (8) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Murray Bill Murray DT $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
Nixon Tre Nixon WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.08
LaCosse Matt LaCosse TE $112,000 - - - - - - - $112,000 0.05
Ferentz James Ferentz C $42,000 - - - - - - - $42,000 0.02
Ozigbo Devine Ozigbo RB $27,600 - - - - - - - $27,600 0.01
Reynolds LaRoy Reynolds ILB $14,000 - - - - - - - $14,000 0.01
Daniel D.J. Daniel CB - - - - - - - - - 0.00
Smith Jaylen Smith WR - - - - - - - - - 0.00
Practice Squad: $526,800 $526,800 - - - - - - - $526,800 0.26


2021 Dead Cap

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

Player (64) 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
Edelman Julian Edelman WR $1,200,000 $2,666,667 - - - - - - $3,866,667 1.88
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
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 $518,221 $30,000 - - - - - - $548,221 0.27
Munson Calvin Munson ILB $330,554 $75,000 - - $100,000 - - - $505,554 0.25
Nordin Quinn Nordin K $495,192 - - - - - - - $495,192 0.24
LaCosse Matt LaCosse TE $216,422 $150,000 - - - - - - $366,422 0.18
Froholdt Hjalte Froholdt G - $360,306 - - - - - - $360,306 0.18
Ekuale Daniel Ekuale DT $328,110 - - - - - - - $328,110 0.16
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
Wilkerson Kristian Wilkerson WR $247,998 - - - - - - - $247,998 0.12
Perry Malcolm Perry RB $244,440 - - - - - - - $244,440 0.12
Sherman Will Sherman T $193,066 $44,106 - - - - - - $237,172 0.12
Rohrwasser Justin Rohrwasser K - $236,546 - - - - - - $236,546 0.11
Ross D'Angelo Ross CB $211,332 $834 - - - - - - $212,166 0.10
Davis Sean Davis FS $209,000 - - - - - - - $209,000 0.10
Bausby DeVante Bausby CB $154,000 - - - - - - - $154,000 0.07
Redmond Alex Redmond G $111,000 $40,000 - - - - - - $151,000 0.07
Gilbert Garrett Gilbert QB $128,800 - - - - - - - $128,800 0.06
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
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
Ozigbo Devine Ozigbo RB $65,622 - - - - - - - $65,622 0.03
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
Waitman Corliss Waitman P $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
Scott Niles Scott DT $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 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
Dead: $33,592,321 $9,748,538 $17,030,041 $411,765 - $305,000 $6,096,977 - - $33,592,321 16.32


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 $81,731,430 $49,025,687 $13,521,860 - $600,000 $375,000 $3,075,000 $147,576,468
Injured Reserve Money $12,503,238 $3,900,360 $1,458,823 - - - $900,000 $17,512,421
Reserve/PUP Money $1,290,000 $75,149 - - - - - $1,365,149
Dead Money $9,748,538 $17,030,041 $411,765 - $305,000 $6,096,977 - $33,592,321
Practice Squad $526,800 - - - - - - $526,800
Total $105,800,006 $70,031,237 $15,392,448 - $905,000 $6,471,977 $3,975,000 $200,573,159
Cap Space $5,239,388