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 (53) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Williams Marcus Williams FS $10,612,000 - - - - - - ($10,612,000) $10,612,000 5.72
Jordan Cameron Jordan DE $1,075,000 $3,100,000 - - $100,000 $5,081,250 - ($30,700,000) $9,356,250 5.04
Armstead Terron Armstead LT $1,120,000 - - - - $7,179,375 - ($21,300,000) $8,299,375 4.47
Hill Taysom Hill QB $1,034,000 $6,225,000 - - - - - ($16,159,000) $7,259,000 3.91
Davis Demario Davis OLB $1,100,000 $4,500,000 - - - $1,300,000 - ($17,400,000) $6,900,000 3.72
Peat Andrus Peat G $1,000,000 $2,600,000 - - - $2,000,000 - ($19,400,000) $5,600,000 3.02
Ramczyk Ryan Ramczyk RT $1,714,824 $3,800,000 - - - - - ($43,014,824) $5,514,824 2.97
Jenkins Malcolm Jenkins FS $1,100,000 $2,250,000 - - - $1,700,000 - ($12,950,000) $5,050,000 2.72
Kamara Alvin Kamara RB $2,000,000 $3,000,000 - - - - - ($29,500,000) $5,000,000 2.70
Lattimore Marshon Lattimore CB $990,000 $1,500,000 - - - $1,850,800 - ($53,601,000) $4,340,800 2.34
Ruiz Cesar Ruiz G $1,186,328 $1,695,310 - - - - - ($10,373,896) $2,881,638 1.55
Winston Jameis Winston QB $1,000,000 $1,500,000 - - - - - ($5,500,000) $2,500,000 1.35
Turner Payton Turner DE $660,000 $1,617,225 - - - - - ($12,524,737) $2,277,225 1.23
Hurst James Hurst LT $1,075,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - ($4,575,000) $2,075,000 1.12
McCoy Erik McCoy C $1,048,690 $612,378 - - - - - ($1,224,756) $1,661,068 0.90
Gray J.T. Gray SS $1,000,000 $500,000 - - - - - ($2,000,000) $1,500,000 0.81
Roby Bradley Roby CB $1,015,000 - - - - $169,475 - ($1,372,222) $1,184,475 0.64
Wood Zach Wood LS $1,000,000 $175,000 - - - - - ($1,525,000) $1,175,000 0.63
Kpassagnon Tanoh Kpassagnon DE $1,000,000 $100,000 - - - - - ($1,500,000) $1,100,000 0.59
Baun Zack Baun OLB $828,690 $264,762 - - - - - ($794,286) $1,093,452 0.59
Williams P.J. Williams CB $2,240,000 $60,000 - - - - - ($2,300,000) $1,050,000 0.57
Gardner-Johnson Chauncey Gardner-Johnson SS $850,000 $196,025 - - - - - ($392,050) $1,046,025 0.56
Werner Pete Werner LB $660,000 $373,578 - - - - - ($2,412,707) $1,033,578 0.56
Trautman Adam Trautman TE $814,518 $208,074 - - - - - ($624,222) $1,022,592 0.55
Montgomery Ty Montgomery RB $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.53
Washington Dwayne Washington RB $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.53
Ringo Christian Ringo DT $920,000 - - - - - - ($920,000) $920,000 0.50
Adebo Paulson Adebo CB $660,000 $256,429 - - - - - ($1,025,716) $916,429 0.49
Elliss Kaden Elliss OLB $850,000 $19,079 - - - - - ($38,158) $869,079 0.47
Granderson Carl Granderson DE $850,000 $5,000 - - - - - ($5,000) $855,000 0.46
Harris Deonte Harris WR $850,000 $3,334 - - - - - ($3,334) $853,334 0.46
Tuttle Shy Tuttle DT $850,000 $1,668 - - - - - ($1,668) $851,668 0.46
Hogan Chris Hogan WR $1,075,000 - - - - - - ($1,075,000) $850,000 0.46
Trufant Desmond Trufant CB $1,075,000 - - - - - - ($1,075,000) $850,000 0.46
Siemian Trevor Siemian QB $990,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.46
Griffin Garrett Griffin TE $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.46
Humphrey Lil’jordan Humphrey WR $850,000 - - - - - - - $850,000 0.46
Book Ian Book QB $660,000 $168,396 - - - - - ($673,584) $828,396 0.45
Heath Jeff Heath SS $1,015,274 - - - - - - - $802,774 0.43
Adams Montravius Adams DE $935,000 - - - - - - - $802,774 0.43
Armah Alex Armah FB $935,000 - - - - - - - $802,774 0.43
Rosas Aldrick Rosas K $935,000 - - - - - - - $802,774 0.43
Huggins Albert Huggins DT $802,774 - - - - - - - $802,774 0.43
Callaway Marquez Callaway WR $780,000 $3,333 - - - - - ($6,667) $783,333 0.42
Roach Malcolm Roach DT $780,000 $3,333 - - - - - ($6,667) $783,333 0.42
Johnson Juwan Johnson WR $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.42
Stills Kenny Stills WR $955,556 - - - - - - - $755,552 0.41
Reiter Austin Reiter C $880,000 - - - - - - - $755,552 0.41
Young Landon Young RT $660,000 $42,445 - - - - - ($169,780) $702,445 0.38
Gillikin Blake Gillikin P $660,000 $500 - - - - - ($1,000) $660,500 0.36
Dowell Andrew Dowell LB $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.36
Jones Tony Jones RB $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.36
Throckmorton Calvin Throckmorton G $660,000 - - - - - - - $660,000 0.36
Active Roster: $113,065,793 $60,682,654 $36,055,869 - - $100,000 $19,280,900 - - $113,065,793 60.96


2021 Reserve/Suspended Cap

Cap breakdowns for players currently in suspended. All count against the team's salary cap.

Player (1) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Onyemata David Onyemata DT $660,000 - - - - $4,670,000 - ($14,010,000) $5,330,000 2.87
Suspended: $5,330,000 $660,000 - - - - $4,670,000 - - $5,330,000 2.87


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 (12) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Davenport Marcus Davenport
(Shoulder)
DE $999,661 $2,018,527 - - - $270,846 - ($13,925,418) $3,289,034 1.77
Lutz Wil Lutz
(Abdominal)
K $990,000 $1,050,000 - - $50,000 $870,000 - ($6,750,000) $2,960,000 1.60
Smith Tre'quan Smith
(Hamstring)
WR $990,000 $204,256 - - - $238,567 - ($1,158,524) $1,432,823 0.77
Vannett Nick Vannett
(Leg)
TE $1,000,000 $300,000 - - - - - ($3,800,000) $1,300,000 0.70
Alexander Kwon Alexander
(Elbow)
ILB $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $1,127,500 0.61
Poole Brian Poole
(Undisclosed)
CB $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - ($1,127,500) $987,500 0.53
Clapp Will Clapp
(Undisclosed)
C $920,000 - - - - - - - $920,000 0.50
Greenidge Ethan Greenidge
(Arm)
RT $850,000 $2,500 - - - - - ($2,500) $852,500 0.46
Hansen Chase Hansen
(Groin)
LB $780,000 - - - - - - - $780,000 0.42
Crawley Ken Crawley
(Hamstring)
CB $490,000 - - - - - - ($490,000) $465,000 0.25
Soehner Dylan Soehner
(Undisclosed)
TE $415,000 $6,666 - - - - - ($120,000) $421,666 0.23
Dalton Jalen Dalton
(Arm)
DT $415,000 - - - - - - - $415,000 0.22
Injured Reserve: $14,951,023 $9,829,661 $3,856,949 - - $50,000 $1,379,413 - - $14,951,023 8.06


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 (1) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Thomas Michael Thomas WR $1,000,000 $4,000,000 - - $200,000 $4,900,000 - ($32,800,000) $10,100,000 5.45
Reserve/PUP: $10,100,000 $1,000,000 $4,000,000 - - $200,000 $4,900,000 - - $10,100,000 5.45


2021 Practice Squad

Cap breakdowns for players currently on a team's practice squad. 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 %
Russell Keivarae Russell CB $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.14
White Kevin White WR $252,000 - - - - - - - $252,000 0.14
Benenoch Caleb Benenoch RT $238,000 - - - - - - - $238,000 0.13
Baker Kawaan Baker WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Bronson Josiah Bronson DT $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Winston Easop Winston WR $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Wolf Ethan Wolf TE $165,600 - - - - - - - $165,600 0.09
Prentice Adam Prentice FB $156,400 - - - - - - - $156,400 0.08
McManis Wynton McManis OLB $147,200 - - - - - - - $147,200 0.08
Miller Jordan Miller CB $147,200 - - - - - - - $147,200 0.08
Holmes Jalyn Holmes DT $224,000 - - - - - - - - 0.00
Practice Squad: $1,855,200 $2,079,200 - - - - - - - $1,855,200 1.00


2021 Dead Cap

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

Player (44) Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
Brees Drew Brees QB - $5,750,000 - - - $5,400,000 - - $11,150,000 6.01
Jenkins Janoris Jenkins CB - $6,000,000 $1,200,000 - - - - - $7,200,000 3.88
Sanders Emmanuel Sanders WR - $4,100,000 - - - - - - $4,100,000 2.21
Rankins Sheldon Rankins DT - $4,000,000 - - - - - - $4,000,000 2.16
Cook Jared Cook TE - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 1.08
Morstead Thomas Morstead P - $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000 1.08
Brown Malcom Brown DT - $1,500,000 - - - - - - $1,500,000 0.81
Robinson Patrick Robinson CB - $1,250,000 - - - - - - $1,250,000 0.67
Easton Nick Easton G - $1,000,000 - - - - - - $1,000,000 0.54
Murray Latavius Murray RB - $850,000 - - $50,000 - - - $900,000 0.49
Hill Josh Hill TE - $750,000 - - - - - - $750,000 0.40
Armah Alex Armah FB $234,000 $137,500 - - - - - - $371,500 0.20
Bronson Josiah Bronson DT $140,000 $8,333 - - - - - - $148,333 0.08
Hampton Saquan Hampton S - $97,604 - - - - - - $97,604 0.05
Stevens Tommy Stevens TE - $60,447 - - - - - - $60,447 0.03
Heath Jeff Heath SS $59,722 - - - - - - - $59,722 0.03
Reiter Austin Reiter C $55,000 - - - - - - - $55,000 0.03
Rosas Aldrick Rosas K $55,000 - - - - - - - $55,000 0.03
Miller Jordan Miller CB $47,222 - - - - - - - $47,222 0.03
McManis Wynton McManis OLB $45,867 - - - - - - - $45,866 0.02
Prentice Adam Prentice FB $36,667 - - - - - - - $36,667 0.02
Haley Grant Haley CB - $35,717 - - - - - - $35,717 0.02
Baker Kawaan Baker WR - $20,018 - - - - - - $20,018 0.01
Clapp Will Clapp C - $18,285 - - - - - - $18,285 0.01
Benenoch Caleb Benenoch RT $14,000 - - - - - - - $14,000 0.01
Johnson Jaleel Johnson DT $14,000 - - - - - - - $14,000 0.01
Stills Kenny Stills WR $14,000 - - - - - - - $14,000 0.01
Bachie Joe Bachie LB - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
Steckler Jordan Steckler G - $10,000 - - - - - - $10,000 0.01
Huggins Albert Huggins DT $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Mills Bryan Mills CB $9,200 - - - - - - - $9,200 0.00
Throckmorton Calvin Throckmorton T - $8,334 - - - - - - $8,334 0.00
Johnson Juwan Johnson WR - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Jones Tony Jones RB - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Washington Keith Washington CB - $6,667 - - - - - - $6,667 0.00
Ellis Tino Ellis CB - $5,000 - - - - - - $5,000 0.00
Paulo Darrin Paulo T - $3,334 - - - - - - $3,334 0.00
Cooney Nolan Cooney P - $3,333 - - - - - - $3,333 0.00
Scott III Stevie Scott III RB - $2,500 - - - - - - $2,500 0.00
Hansen Chase Hansen LB - $1,668 - - - - - - $1,668 0.00
Woods Lawrence Woods CB - $1,666 - - - - - - $1,666 0.00
Cumberlander Gus Cumberlander DE - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Brown Mike Brown G - $833 - - - - - - $833 0.00
Thompson Bryce Thompson CB - $333 - - - - - - $333 0.00
Dead: $37,029,783 $733,878 $29,645,906 $1,200,000 - $50,000 $5,400,000 - - $37,029,783 19.96


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 $60,682,654 $36,055,869 - - $100,000 $19,280,900 - $113,065,793
Reserve/Suspended Money $660,000 - - - - $4,670,000 - $5,330,000
Injured Reserve Money $9,829,661 $3,856,949 - - $50,000 $1,379,413 - $14,951,023
Reserve/PUP Money $1,000,000 $4,000,000 - - $200,000 $4,900,000 - $10,100,000
Dead Money $733,878 $29,645,906 $1,200,000 - $50,000 $5,400,000 - $37,029,783
Practice Squad $2,079,200 - - - - - - $1,855,200
Total $74,985,393 $73,558,724 $1,200,000 - $400,000 $35,630,313 - $182,331,799
Cap Space $3,158,705