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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 (82) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
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 6.59
Ramczyk Ryan Ramczyk RT $11,064,000 $11,064,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($11,064,000) $11,064,000 5.96
Williams Marcus Williams FS $10,612,000 $10,612,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,612,000) $10,612,000 5.72
Lattimore Marshon Lattimore CB $10,244,000 $10,244,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,244,000) $10,244,000 5.52
Thomas Michael Thomas WR $10,100,000 $1,000,000 $4,000,000 0- 0- $200,000 $4,900,000 0- ($32,600,000) $10,100,000 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 5.04
Armstead Terron Armstead LT $8,299,375 $1,120,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $7,179,375 0- ($20,180,000) $8,299,375 4.47
Hill Taysom Hill QB $7,259,000 $1,034,000 $6,225,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($16,159,000) $7,259,000 3.91
Davis Demario Davis OLB $6,900,000 $1,100,000 $4,500,000 0- 0- 0- $1,300,000 0- ($17,400,000) $6,900,000 3.72
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 3.05
Peat Andrus Peat G $5,600,000 $1,000,000 $2,600,000 0- 0- 0- $2,000,000 0- ($19,400,000) $5,600,000 3.02
Jenkins Malcolm Jenkins FS $5,050,000 $1,100,000 $2,250,000 0- 0- 0- $1,700,000 0- ($12,950,000) $5,050,000 2.72
Kamara Alvin Kamara RB $5,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($29,500,000) $5,000,000 2.70
Davenport Marcus Davenport DE $4,372,422 $2,353,895 $2,018,527 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,372,422) $4,372,422 2.36
Murray Latavius Murray RB $4,176,470 $2,950,000 $850,000 $326,471 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($1,850,000) $4,176,470 2.25
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 2.08
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 1.60
Ruiz Cesar Ruiz G $2,881,638 $1,186,328 $1,695,310 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,373,896) $2,881,638 1.55
Winston Jameis Winston QB $2,500,000 $1,000,000 $1,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,500,000) $2,500,000 1.35
Smith Tre'quan Smith WR $2,387,256 $2,183,000 $204,256 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($204,256) $2,387,256 1.29
Hurst James Hurst RT $2,075,000 $1,075,000 $1,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,575,000) $2,075,000 1.12
McCoy Erik McCoy C $1,659,901 $1,047,523 $612,378 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,224,756) $1,659,901 0.89
Gray J.T. Gray SS $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $1,500,000 0.81
Vannett Nick Vannett TE $1,300,000 $1,000,000 $300,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,800,000) $1,300,000 0.70
Wood Zach Wood LS $1,175,000 $1,000,000 $175,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($525,000) $1,175,000 0.63
Kpassagnon Tanoh Kpassagnon DE $1,100,000 $1,000,000 $100,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,500,000) $1,100,000 0.59
Baun Zack Baun OLB $1,093,452 $828,690 $264,762 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($794,286) $1,093,452 0.59
Williams P.J. Williams CB $1,050,000 $2,240,000 $60,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,300,000) $1,050,000 0.57
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 0.55
Siemian Trevor Siemian QB $990,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $990,000 0.53
Armah Alex Armah FB $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($357,500) $987,500 0.53
Montgomery Ty Montgomery RB $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($137,500) $987,500 0.53
Washington Dwayne Washington RB $987,500 $990,000 $137,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($137,500) $987,500 0.53
Clapp Will Clapp C $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.50
Glasgow Ryan Glasgow DT $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.50
Ringo Christian Ringo DT $920,000 $920,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $920,000 0.50
Haley Grant Haley CB $885,717 $850,000 $35,717 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($35,717) $885,717 0.48
Elliss Kaden Elliss OLB $869,079 $850,000 $19,079 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($38,158) $869,079 0.47
Granderson Carl Granderson DE $855,000 $850,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $855,000 0.46
Harris Deonte Harris WR $853,334 $850,000 $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $853,334 0.46
Greenidge Ethan Greenidge RT $852,500 $850,000 $2,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,500) $852,500 0.46
Tuttle Shy Tuttle DT $851,668 $850,000 $1,668 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,668) $851,668 0.46
Spence Noah Spence DE $850,000 $990,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.46
Griffin Garrett Griffin TE $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.46
Humphrey Lil’jordan Humphrey WR $850,000 $850,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $850,000 0.46
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
Hansen Chase Hansen LB $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Johnson Juwan Johnson WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Kelly Derrick Kelly G $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Lampman Jake Lampman WR $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.42
Bronson Josiah Bronson DT $668,333 $8,333 $660,000 $8,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($165,000) $668,333 $8,333 0.36
Soehner Dylan Soehner TE $666,666 $6,666 $660,000 $6,666 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($120,000) $666,666 $6,666 0.36
Gillikin Blake Gillikin P $660,500 $500 $660,000 $500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,000) $660,500 $500 0.36
Brown Mike Brown G $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Burrell Eric Burrell S $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Cooney Nolan Cooney P $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Dalton Jalen Dalton DT $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Dowell Andrew Dowell LB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Jones Tony Jones RB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
McManis Wynton McManis OLB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Montano Christian Montano G $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Scott III Stevie Scott III RB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Smith Shaq Smith LB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Thompson Bryce Thompson CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Throckmorton Calvin Throckmorton T $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Washington Keith Washington CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Williams Trill Williams CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Willoughby Marcus Willoughby DE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Wolf Ethan Wolf TE $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Woods Lawrence Woods CB $660,000 $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $660,000 0.36
Hoffman Alex Hoffman T 0- $660,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,000) 0- 0.00
Adebo Paulson Adebo CB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Baker Kawaan Baker WR 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Book Ian Book QB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Huggins Albert Huggins DT 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Smith Sutton Smith OLB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Turner Payton Turner DE 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Werner Pete Werner LB 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Winston Easop Winston WR 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Young Landon Young T 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0.00
Active Roster: $175,851,344 $99,982,954 $46,411,295 $926,471 - $400,000 $30,600,625 - - $175,851,344 94.80

 

2021 Projected Draft Pool Cap

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

Player (6) 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 #28Payton Turner Round 1, Pick #28 DE $2,277,225 $660,000 $1,617,225 - - - - - - $2,277,225 $2,277,225
Round 2, Pick #60Pete Werner Round 2, Pick #60 LB $1,033,578 $660,000 $373,578 - - - - - - $1,033,578 $1,033,578
Round 3, Pick #76Paulson Adebo Round 3, Pick #76 CB $917,274 $660,000 $257,274 - - - - - - $917,274 $917,274
Round 4, Pick #133Ian Book Round 4, Pick #133 QB $828,396 $660,000 $168,396 - - - - - - $828,396 $828,396
Round 6, Pick #206Landon Young Round 6, Pick #206 T $702,445 $660,000 $42,445 - - - - - - $702,445 $42,445
Round 7, Pick #255Kawaan Baker Round 7, Pick #255 WR $680,018 $660,000 $20,018 - - - - - - $680,018 $20,018
Projected Draft Pool: $6,438,936 $6,438,936 $5,118,936


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 (21) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
JenkinsJanoris Jenkins CB $7,200,000 - $6,000,000 $1,200,000 - - - - - $7,200,000 3.88
SandersEmmanuel Sanders WR $4,100,000 - $4,100,000 - - - - - - $4,100,000 2.21
RankinsSheldon Rankins DT $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 - - - - - - $4,000,000 2.16
CookJared Cook TE $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 1.08
MorsteadThomas Morstead P $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 1.08
BrownMalcom Brown DT $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 - - - - - - $1,500,000 0.81
EastonNick Easton G $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - - - $1,000,000 0.54
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: $22,785,673 - $21,585,673 $1,200,000 - - - - - $22,785,673 12.28

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 $4,122,189
Adjustment $-1,131,685
Adjusted Salary Cap $185,490,504
All Contracts $99,982,954 $46,411,295 $926,471 - $400,000 $30,600,625 - $175,851,344
Top 51 Contracts $85,342,954 $46,395,796 $926,471 - $400,000 $30,600,625 - $161,871,344
Dead Money - $21,585,673 $1,200,000 - - - - $22,785,673
Total (All) $99,982,954 $67,996,968 $2,126,471 - $400,000 $30,600,625 - $198,637,017
Total (w/Top 51) $85,342,954 $67,981,469 $2,126,471 - $400,000 $30,600,625 - $184,657,017
Cap Space (w/All) $-13,146,513
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $833,487