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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.

Saints – The Athletic

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Active Players (45) 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 $36,150,000 $25,000,000 $5,750,000 0- 0- 0- $5,400,000 0- ($22,650,000) $36,150,000 19.89
Jordan Cameron Jordan DE $18,900,000 $11,900,000 $3,100,000 $1,900,000 0- $100,000 $1,900,000 0- ($16,900,000) $18,900,000 10.40
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 10.34
Armstead Terron Armstead LT $16,287,500 $10,150,000 0- $1,500,000 0- $100,000 $4,537,500 0- ($9,612,500) $16,287,500 8.96
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 8.89
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 7.81
Peat Andrus Peat G $11,600,000 $9,000,000 $2,600,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($19,400,000) $11,600,000 6.38
Ramczyk Ryan Ramczyk RT $11,064,000 $11,064,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $11,064,000 6.09
Davis Demario Davis OLB $10,800,000 $2,700,000 $4,500,000 $3,600,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($17,400,000) $10,800,000 5.94
Lattimore Marshon Lattimore CB $10,244,000 $10,244,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $10,244,000 5.64
Onyemata David Onyemata DT $10,000,000 $7,000,000 $2,500,000 $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($7,500,000) $10,000,000 5.50
Sanders Emmanuel Sanders WR $10,000,000 $6,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,000,000) $10,000,000 5.50
Jenkins Malcolm Jenkins FS $8,450,000 $6,200,000 $2,250,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($12,950,000) $8,450,000 4.65
Easton Nick Easton C $7,000,000 $5,500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0- $500,000 0- 0- ($1,000,000) $7,000,000 3.85
Brown Malcom Brown DT $6,500,000 $4,600,000 $1,500,000 $300,000 0- $100,000 0- 0- ($1,500,000) $6,500,000 3.58
Kamara Alvin Kamara RB $5,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($29,500,000) $5,000,000 2.75
Lutz Wil Lutz K $4,700,000 $3,400,000 $1,050,000 $200,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($3,150,000) $4,700,000 2.59
Morstead Thomas Morstead P $4,500,000 $3,150,000 $1,000,000 $300,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $4,500,000 2.48
Davenport Marcus Davenport DE $4,372,422 $2,353,895 $2,018,527 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($4,372,422) $4,372,422 2.41
Murray Latavius Murray RB $4,200,000 $2,950,000 $850,000 $350,000 0- $50,000 0- 0- ($1,700,000) $4,200,000 2.31
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 2.12
Hill Josh Hill TE $3,355,000 $2,040,000 $750,000 $500,000 0- $65,000 0- 0- ($750,000) $3,355,000 1.85
Ruiz Cesar Ruiz G $2,881,638 $1,186,328 $1,695,310 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($10,373,896) $2,881,638 1.59
Davis Demario Davis OLB $2,300,000 0- $2,300,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $2,300,000 1.27
Cook Jared Cook TE $2,000,000 0- $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,000,000) $2,000,000 1.10
Rankins Sheldon Rankins DT $2,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $2,000,000 0- ($4,000,000) $2,000,000 1.10
McCoy Erik McCoy C $1,659,901 $1,047,523 $612,378 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,224,756) $1,659,901 0.91
Wood Zach Wood LS $1,175,000 $1,000,000 $175,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($525,000) $1,175,000 0.65
Smith Tre'quan Smith WR $1,124,256 $920,000 $204,256 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($204,256) $1,124,256 0.62
Baun Zack Baun OLB $1,093,452 $828,690 $264,762 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($794,286) $1,093,452 0.60
Gardner-Johnson Chauncey Gardner-Johnson SS $1,046,025 $850,000 $196,025 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($392,050) $1,046,025 0.58
Trautman Adam Trautman TE $1,022,592 $814,518 $208,074 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($624,222) $1,022,592 0.56
Elliss Kaden Elliss OLB $869,079 $850,000 $19,079 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($38,158) $869,079 0.48
Granderson Carl Granderson DE $855,000 $850,000 $5,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($5,000) $855,000 0.47
Harris Deonte Harris WR $853,334 $850,000 $3,334 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($3,334) $853,334 0.47
Greenidge Ethan Greenidge RT $852,500 $850,000 $2,500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($2,500) $852,500 0.47
Tuttle Shy Tuttle DT $851,668 $850,000 $1,668 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,668) $851,668 0.47
Callaway Marquez Callaway WR $783,333 $780,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,667) $783,333 0.43
Roach Malcolm Roach DT $783,333 $780,000 $3,333 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($6,667) $783,333 0.43
Hansen Chase Hansen OLB $781,668 $780,000 $1,668 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,668) $781,668 0.43
Gillikin Blake Gillikin P $780,500 $780,000 $500 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- ($1,000) $780,500 0.43
Dalton Jalen Dalton DT $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.43
Kelly Derrick Kelly G $780,000 $780,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $780,000 0.43
Wick Cole Wick TE $750,000 $600,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $150,000 0- $750,000 0.41
Vander Laan Jason Vander Laan TE $675,000 $525,000 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- $150,000 0- $675,000 0.37
Active Roster: $262,830,201 $177,273,954 $53,314,747 $14,889,000 - $1,215,000 $15,837,500 $300,000 - $262,830,201 144.59


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 (12) Pos. Cap Hit Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Dead Cap Cap Hit Cap %
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
CumberlanderGus Cumberlander DE $1,000 - $1,000 - - - - - - $1,000 0.00
Dead Money: $234,005 - $234,005 - - - - - - $234,005 0.13

2021 Cap Totals

Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentives Cap Total
2021 NFL Salary Cap $175,000,000
2020 Rollover Cap $6,781,412
Adjustment $0
Adjusted Salary Cap $181,781,412
All Contracts $177,273,954 $53,314,747 $14,889,000 - $1,215,000 $15,837,500 $300,000 $262,830,201
Top 51 Contracts $177,273,954 $53,314,747 $14,889,000 - $1,215,000 $15,837,500 $300,000 $262,830,201
Dead Money - $234,005 - - - - - $234,005
Total (All) $177,273,954 $53,548,752 $14,889,000 - $1,215,000 $15,837,500 $300,000 $263,064,206
Total (w/Top 51) $177,273,954 $53,548,752 $14,889,000 - $1,215,000 $15,837,500 $300,000 $263,064,206
Cap Space (w/All) $-81,282,794
Cap Space (w/Top 51) $-81,282,794