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New Orleans Saints

New Orleans Saints 2021 Salary Cap

Saints 2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the New Orleans Saints 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 (57) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Thomas Michael Thomas WR $18,800,000 $12,600,000 $4,000,000 0- 0- $200,000 $2,000,000 0- ($23,000,000) $18,800,000 10.00
Armstead Terron Armstead LT $16,225,000 $10,150,000 0- $1,437,500 0- $100,000 $4,537,500 0- ($9,612,500) $16,225,000 8.63
Hill Taysom Hill QB $16,159,000 $10,720,000 $4,000,000 $1,439,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($11,159,000) $16,159,000 8.60
Jenkins Janoris Jenkins CB $14,200,000 $10,000,000 $3,000,000 $1,200,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($7,200,000) $14,200,000 7.55
Alexander Kwon Alexander OLB $13,212,500 $12,550,000 0- $562,500 0- $100,000 0- 0- 0- $13,212,500 7.03
Brees Drew Brees QB $12,225,000 $1,075,000 $5,750,000 0- 0- 0- $5,400,000 0- ($22,650,000) $12,225,000 6.50
Peat Andrus Peat G $11,600,000 $9,000,000 $2,600,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($19,400,000) $11,600,000 6.17
Ramczyk Ryan Ramczyk RT $11,064,000 $11,064,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $11,064,000 5.89
Sanders Emmanuel Sanders WR $10,500,000 $6,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- $500,000 ($4,000,000) $10,500,000 5.59
Lattimore Marshon Lattimore CB $10,244,000 $10,244,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $10,244,000 5.45
Jordan Cameron Jordan DE $9,356,250 $1,075,000 $3,100,000 0- 0- $100,000 $5,081,250 0- ($29,625,000) $9,356,250 4.98
Jenkins Malcolm Jenkins FS $8,450,000 $6,200,000 $2,250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($12,950,000) $8,450,000 4.49
Davis Demario Davis OLB $6,881,250 $1,075,000 $4,500,000 0- 0- 0- $1,306,250 0- ($17,400,000) $6,881,250 3.66
Brown Malcom Brown DT $6,443,750 $4,600,000 $1,500,000 $243,750 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($1,500,000) $6,443,750 3.43
Onyemata David Onyemata DT $5,660,000 $990,000 $2,500,000 0- 0- 0- $2,170,000 0- ($14,010,000) $5,660,000 3.01
Kamara Alvin Kamara RB $5,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($29,500,000) $5,000,000 2.66
Davenport Marcus Davenport DE $4,372,422 $2,353,895 $2,018,527 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,372,422) $4,372,422 2.33
Murray Latavius Murray RB $4,187,500 $2,950,000 $850,000 $337,500 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($1,700,000) $4,187,500 2.23
Rankins Sheldon Rankins DT $4,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $2,000,000 0- ($4,000,000) $4,000,000 2.13
Robinson Patrick Robinson CB $3,850,000 $2,000,000 $1,250,000 $600,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,250,000) $3,850,000 2.05
Lutz Wil Lutz K $2,960,000 $990,000 $1,050,000 0- 0- $50,000 $870,000 0- ($5,760,000) $2,960,000 1.57
Ruiz Cesar Ruiz G $2,881,638 $1,186,328 $1,695,310 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,373,896) $2,881,638 1.53
Smith Tre'quan Smith WR $2,387,256 $2,183,000 $204,256 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($204,256) $2,387,256 1.27
McCoy Erik McCoy C $1,659,901 $1,047,523 $612,378 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,224,756) $1,659,901 0.88
Wood Zach Wood LS $1,175,000 $1,000,000 $175,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($525,000) $1,175,000 0.63
Baun Zack Baun OLB $1,093,452 $828,690 $264,762 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($794,286) $1,093,452 0.58
Gardner-Johnson Chauncey Gardner-Johnson SS $1,046,025 $850,000 $196,025 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($392,050) $1,046,025 0.56
Trautman Adam Trautman TE $1,022,592 $814,518 $208,074 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($624,222) $1,022,592 0.54
Siemian Trevor Siemian QB $990,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $990,000 0.53
Glasgow Ryan Glasgow DT $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.49
Ringo Christian Ringo DT $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.49
Haley Grant Haley CB $885,717 $850,000 $35,717 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($35,717) $885,717 0.47
Elliss Kaden Elliss OLB $869,079 $850,000 $19,079 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($38,158) $869,079 0.46
Granderson Carl Granderson DE $855,000 $850,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $855,000 0.45
Harris Deonte Harris WR $853,334 $850,000 $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $853,334 0.45
Greenidge Ethan Greenidge RT $852,500 $850,000 $2,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,500) $852,500 0.45
Tuttle Shy Tuttle DT $851,668 $850,000 $1,668 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,668) $851,668 0.45
Montgomery Ty Montgomery RB $850,000 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($137,500) $850,000 0.45
Spence Noah Spence DE $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Griffin Garrett Griffin TE $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Hansen Chase Hansen LB $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Humphrey Lil’jordan Humphrey WR $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.45
Callaway Marquez Callaway WR $783,333 $780,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,667) $783,333 0.42
Roach Malcolm Roach DT $783,333 $780,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,667) $783,333 0.42
Gillikin Blake Gillikin P $780,500 $780,000 $500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,000) $780,500 0.42
Dowell Andrew Dowell LB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Johnson Juwan Johnson WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Jones Tony Jones RB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Kelly Derrick Kelly G $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Lampman Jake Lampman WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Washington Keith Washington CB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.41
Dalton Jalen Dalton DT $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
McManis Wynton McManis OLB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Throckmorton Calvin Throckmorton T $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Willoughby Marcus Willoughby DE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Wolf Ethan Wolf TE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.35
Gray J.T. Gray SS 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $229,231,000 $148,326,954 $46,936,296 $7,820,250 - $700,000 $23,365,000 $500,000 - $229,231,000 121.94

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (5) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit
Round 1, Pick #28 Round 1, Pick #28 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 2, Pick #60 Round 2, Pick #60 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 3, Pick #100 Round 3, Pick #100 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 4, Pick #128 Round 4, Pick #128 - - - - - - - - - -
Round 5, Pick #161 Round 5, Pick #161 - - - - - - - - - -
Projected Draft Pool: $0 $0


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 (17) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
CookJared Cook TE $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 1.06
MorsteadThomas Morstead P $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 1.06
EastonNick Easton G $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - - - $1,000,000 0.53
HillJosh Hill TE $750,000 - $750,000 - - - - - - $750,000 0.40
HamptonSaquan Hampton S $97,604 - $97,604 - - - - - - $97,604 0.05
StevensTommy Stevens TE $60,447 - $60,447 - - - - - - $60,447 0.03
ClappWill Clapp C $18,285 - $18,285 - - - - - - $18,285 0.01
BachieJoe Bachie LB $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
StecklerJordan Steckler G $10,000 - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
ThrockmortonCalvin Throckmorton T $8,334 - $8,334 - - - - - - $8,334 0.00
JohnsonJuwan Johnson WR $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
JonesTony Jones RB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
WashingtonKeith Washington CB $6,667 - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
EllisTino Ellis CB $5,000 - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
PauloDarrin Paulo T $3,334 - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
HansenChase Hansen LB $1,668 - $1,668 - - - - - - $1,668 0.00
CumberlanderGus Cumberlander DE $1,000 - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Dead Money: $5,985,673 - $5,985,673 - - - - - - $5,985,673 3.18

2021 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2021 NFL Salary Cap $185,000,000
2020 Rollover Cap $4,122,189
Adjustment $-1,131,685
Adjusted Salary Cap $187,990,504
All Contracts $148,326,954 $46,936,296 $7,820,250 - $700,000 $23,365,000 $500,000 $229,231,000
Top 51 Contracts $145,026,954 $46,936,296 $7,820,250 - $700,000 $23,365,000 $500,000 $225,931,000
Dead Money - $5,985,673 - - - - - $5,985,673
Total (All) $148,326,954 $52,921,969 $7,820,250 - $700,000 $23,365,000 $500,000 $235,216,673
Total (w/Top 51) $145,026,954 $52,921,969 $7,820,250 - $700,000 $23,365,000 $500,000 $231,916,673
Cap Space (w/All) $-47,226,169
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $-43,926,169