NFL Positional Spending

Defensive Line SpendingDefensive Line Spending

A real-time look at how NFL teams are spending their 2021 cap dollars on Defensive Lines.

 

Cap Allocation: Active Roster

Rank Team Players 2021 Cap Dollars Avg Cap Dollars % of 2021 Adj. Cap
1 KC 9 $46,410,761 $5,156,751 24.63%
2 BUF 11 $43,483,171 $3,953,016 23.08%
3 IND 10 $38,597,358 $3,859,736 20.20%
4 DAL 10 $37,442,754 $3,744,275 17.83%
5 CIN 12 $36,133,196 $3,011,100 18.52%
6 PHI 15 $30,905,988 $2,060,399 14.93%
7 SF 9 $29,984,251 $3,331,583 15.32%
8 ATL 9 $29,242,629 $3,249,181 15.81%
9 BAL 6 $28,726,433 $4,787,739 15.69%
10 LV 10 $28,368,955 $2,836,896 14.91%
11 CHI 9 $27,019,465 $3,002,163 14.21%
12 WAS 11 $25,617,947 $2,328,904 12.83%
13 LAR 8 $25,316,788 $3,164,599 13.53%
14 MIA 8 $23,243,047 $2,905,381 11.79%
15 NO 9 $21,126,393 $2,347,377 11.39%
16 NYJ 10 $20,640,464 $2,064,046 9.80%
17 SEA 11 $20,238,756 $1,839,887 11.00%
18 LAC 7 $20,106,714 $2,872,388 10.49%
19 CAR 9 $19,305,357 $2,145,040 10.35%
20 TB 6 $19,014,866 $3,169,144 10.44%
21 CLE 9 $18,945,687 $2,105,076 8.94%
22 NYG 6 $18,330,602 $3,055,100 9.88%
23 ARI 8 $17,164,637 $2,145,580 8.94%
24 MIN 9 $17,077,734 $1,897,526 9.12%
25 JAC 7 $16,895,108 $2,413,587 8.08%
26 HOU 11 $14,101,674 $1,281,970 7.25%
27 GB 8 $13,807,191 $1,725,899 7.42%
28 NE 7 $12,977,664 $1,853,952 6.31%
29 PIT 8 $12,529,121 $1,566,140 6.68%
30 DEN 9 $12,379,999 $1,375,555 6.17%
31 DET 7 $10,420,853 $1,488,693 5.27%
32 TEN 8 $9,436,605 $1,179,576 4.95%
Total 286 $744,992,168 $83,918,259 12.02%
Average 9 $23,281,005 $2,604,868 12.06%


Rank Player 2021 Cap Dollars % of 2021 Cap
1 Frank Clark $25,800,000 13.69%
2 DeMarcus Lawrence $25,000,000 11.91%
3 Grady Jarrett $20,833,000 11.26%
4 DeForest Buckner $17,000,000 8.90%
5 Aaron Donald $14,392,000 7.69%
6 D.J. Reader $13,562,500 6.95%
7 Calais Campbell $13,000,000 7.10%
8 Brandon Williams $12,920,000 7.06%
9 Fletcher Cox $12,916,409 6.24%
10 Trey Hendrickson $12,476,471 6.39%
11 Arik Armstead $12,455,882 6.36%
12 Akiem Hicks $12,000,000 6.31%
13 Linval Joseph $11,900,000 6.21%
14 Jerry Hughes $9,450,000 5.02%
15 Leonard Williams $9,400,000 5.07%
16 Cameron Jordan $9,356,250 5.04%
17 Myles Garrett $9,352,000 4.41%
18 Nick Bosa $9,255,509 4.73%
19 Quinnen Williams $9,046,647 4.30%
20 Clelin Ferrell $8,552,950 4.50%
21 Chris Jones $8,541,666 4.53%
22 Grover Stewart $8,230,000 4.31%
23 Mario Addison $8,177,941 4.34%
24 Eddie Goldman $7,800,000 4.10%
25 Star Lotulelei $7,585,294 4.03%
26 Emmanuel Ogbah $7,500,000 3.80%
27 Cameron Heyward $7,481,250 3.99%
28 Jonathan Allen $7,142,235 3.58%
29 Kenny Clark $6,982,343 3.75%
30 Matthew Ioannidis $6,902,941 3.46%
31 Jordan Phillips $6,794,222 3.54%
32 Dalvin Tomlinson $6,000,000 3.20%
33 Vernon Butler $5,805,882 3.08%
34 Javon Hargrave $5,792,000 2.80%
35 Vita Vea $5,546,232 3.05%
36 William Gholston $5,500,000 3.02%
37 Jarran Reed $5,470,588 2.90%
38 Derrick Brown $5,368,501 2.88%
39 Ed Oliver $5,365,951 2.85%
40 David Onyemata $5,330,000 2.87%
41 A'Shawn Robinson $5,250,000 2.81%
42 Michael Pierce $5,000,000 2.67%
Yannick Ngakoue $5,000,000 2.63%
44 J.J. Watt $4,900,000 2.55%
45 Maliek Collins $4,705,882 2.42%
46 Da'Ron Payne $4,587,660 2.30%
47 Sheldon Rankins $4,455,882 2.12%
48 Christian Wilkins $4,210,664 2.14%
49 DaQuan Jones $4,050,000 2.17%
50 Davon Godchaux $4,044,115 1.96%
51 Shelby Harris $4,000,000 1.99%
52 Roy Robertson-Harris $3,921,568 1.88%
53 Jadeveon Clowney $3,870,588 1.83%
54 Dean Lowry $3,812,000 2.05%
55 Adam Butler $3,750,000 1.90%
56 Brian Burns $3,692,777 1.98%
57 Deatrich Wise $3,691,176 1.79%
58 Dexter Lawrence $3,613,102 1.95%
59 Dawuane Smoot $3,513,235 1.68%
60 Denico Autry $3,511,754 1.84%
61 Johnathan Hankins $3,500,000 1.84%
62 D.J. Jones $3,455,870 1.77%
63 Jeffery Simmons $3,453,751 1.81%
64 Malcom Brown $3,429,411 1.64%
65 Sam Hubbard $3,423,476 1.75%
66 Marcus Davenport $3,289,034 1.77%
67 Taven Bryan $3,231,123 1.55%
68 Quinton Jefferson $3,220,000 1.69%
69 Ndamukong Suh $3,200,000 1.76%
70 Montez Sweat $3,174,889 1.59%
71 Jerry Tillery $3,115,134 1.62%
72 Josh Sweat $3,069,400 1.48%
73 Al-Quadin Muhammad $3,055,000 1.60%
74 Michael Brockers $3,050,000 1.54%
75 Austin Johnson $3,000,000 1.62%
76 Nick Williams $2,956,064 1.50%
77 L.J. Collier $2,955,294 1.61%
78 Carlos Dunlap $2,900,000 1.58%
79 Carl Nassib $2,892,000 1.52%
80 Derek Barnett $2,802,200 1.35%
81 Solomon Thomas $2,800,000 1.47%
82 Poona Ford $2,670,000 1.45%
83 Tyeler Davison $2,663,333 1.44%
84 Zach Sieler $2,625,000 1.33%
85 Jaelan Phillips $2,548,764 1.29%
86 Tarell Basham $2,500,000 1.19%
87 Morgan Fox $2,495,000 1.34%
88 Kwity Paye $2,480,877 1.30%
89 Isaac Rochell $2,470,000 1.29%
90 Derrick Nnadi $2,422,850 1.29%
91 Al Woods $2,411,765 1.31%
92 Justin Jones $2,396,535 1.25%
93 Jordan Jenkins $2,352,932 1.21%
94 Sheldon Richardson $2,281,372 1.22%
95 Bilal Nichols $2,257,872 1.19%
96 Benson Mayowa $2,240,000 1.22%
97 Foley Fatukasi $2,226,564 1.06%
98 Sebastian Joseph $2,221,810 1.19%
99 Randy Gregory $2,200,000 1.05%
100 B.J. Hill $2,183,000 1.12%
101 Greg Rousseau $2,110,582 1.12%
102 Joe Tryon $2,031,134 1.12%
103 Mike Purcell $2,028,869 1.01%
104 Angelo Blackson $2,000,000 1.05%
105 Kerry Hyder $1,950,000 1.06%
106 Yetur Gross-Matos $1,863,365 1.00%
107 Malik Jackson $1,841,544 0.87%
108 Ross Blacklock $1,806,236 0.93%
109 Rakeem Nunez-Roches $1,750,000 0.96%
110 Carlos Watkins $1,735,294 0.83%
111 Lawrence Guy $1,675,000 0.81%
112 Kemoko Turay $1,660,401 0.87%
113 Ben Banogu $1,621,229 0.85%
114 Mario Edwards $1,604,019 0.84%
115 Chris Wormley $1,600,000 0.85%
116 Marlon Davidson $1,570,994 0.85%
117 Shamar Stephen $1,555,000 0.77%
118 Christian Barmore $1,549,499 0.75%
119 Darrell Taylor $1,537,388 0.84%
120 Efe Obada $1,485,294 0.79%
121 Levi Onwuzurike $1,481,617 0.75%
122 DeMarcus Walker $1,452,941 0.75%
123 Ryan Kerrigan $1,360,000 0.66%
124 A.J. Epenesa $1,335,750 0.71%
125 Trysten Hill $1,330,417 0.63%
126 John Franklin-Myers $1,320,000 0.63%
127 Raekwon Davis $1,285,341 0.65%
128 Tyler Lancaster $1,247,058 0.67%
129 Zach Allen $1,171,026 0.61%
130 Nathan Shepherd $1,159,143 0.55%
131 Rasheem Green $1,148,139 0.62%
132 Harrison Phillips $1,143,760 0.61%
133 Dre'Mont Jones $1,142,400 0.57%
134 Dayo Odeyingbo $1,123,185 0.59%
135 Josh Tupou $1,108,235 0.57%
136 Khalen Saunders $1,103,795 0.59%
137 Justin Madubuike $1,103,025 0.60%
138 Chase Winovich $1,099,328 0.53%
139 DaVon Hamilton $1,095,572 0.52%
140 Dorance Armstrong $1,087,499 0.52%
141 Neville Gallimore $1,063,739 0.51%
142 Maxx Crosby $1,045,566 0.55%
143 Maurice Hurst $1,045,000 0.53%
Arden Key $1,045,000 0.53%
145 Jordan Elliott $1,042,825 0.49%
146 Jonathan Greenard $1,041,869 0.54%
147 McTelvin Agim $1,030,397 0.51%
148 Carlos Basham Jr. $1,022,717 0.54%
149 Justin Hamilton $1,022,222 0.51%
150 Greg Gaines $1,006,653 0.54%
151 Kentavius Street $1,002,552 0.51%
152 Danny Shelton $987,500 0.53%
Steve McLendon $987,500 0.54%
Adam Gotsis $987,500 0.47%
Corey Peters $987,500 0.51%
156 Tim Settle $987,011 0.49%
157 Leki Fotu $973,368 0.51%
158 John Cominsky $972,098 0.53%
159 D.J. Wonnum $967,695 0.52%
160 John Jenkins $956,618 0.49%
161 James Lynch $952,749 0.51%
162 Rashard Lawrence $951,021 0.50%
163 Alim McNeill $932,579 0.47%
164 Milton Williams $929,122 0.45%
165 Osa Odighizuwa $924,762 0.44%
166 Genard Avery $920,000 0.44%
Taylor Stallworth $920,000 0.48%
Jake Martin $920,000 0.47%
169 Stephen Weatherly $916,667 0.46%
170 Malcolm Koonce $908,720 0.48%
171 Chauncey Golston $893,925 0.43%
172 Armon Watts $892,113 0.48%
173 Patrick Jones $885,472 0.47%
174 Carl Davis $871,324 0.42%
175 Alton Robinson $867,837 0.47%
176 Cameron Sample $857,036 0.44%
177 Carl Granderson $855,000 0.46%
178 Broderick Washington $853,412 0.47%
179 Shy Tuttle $851,668 0.46%
Kyle Phillips $851,668 0.40%
181 Bryan Mone $850,000 0.46%
Darryl Johnson $850,000 0.46%
Hassan Ridgeway $850,000 0.41%
Jonathan Bullard $850,000 0.46%
Alex Okafor $850,000 0.45%
Christian Covington $850,000 0.44%
Michael Dogbe $850,000 0.44%
188 Bobby Brown $849,133 0.45%
189 Chris Rumph II $848,386 0.44%
190 Michael Danna $845,915 0.45%
191 Tyler Shelvin $844,141 0.43%
192 Tommy Togiai $829,286 0.39%
193 Bravvion Roy $828,494 0.44%
194 John Penisini $822,794 0.42%
195 Ifeadi Odenigbo $817,778 0.39%
196 James Smith-Williams $804,425 0.40%
197 Justin Ellis $802,774 0.44%
Jaleel Johnson $802,774 0.41%
199 Tershawn Wharton $781,666 0.41%
200 Wyatt Ray $780,000 0.40%
Teair Tart $780,000 0.41%
Tim Ward $780,000 0.37%
Casey Toohill $780,000 0.39%
204 Ta'Quon Graham $747,653 0.40%
205 Isaiahh Loudermilk $740,072 0.39%
206 Khalid Kareem $736,393 0.38%
207 Tedarrell Slaton $730,130 0.39%
208 Jay Tufele $716,699 0.34%
209 Jalyn Holmes $715,555 0.39%
210 Marlon Tuipulotu $708,979 0.34%
211 Carlos Davis $708,927 0.38%
212 Robert Nkemdiche $708,333 0.39%
213 Tarron Jackson $707,522 0.34%
214 Quinton Bohanna $707,118 0.34%
215 Roy Lopez $705,709 0.36%
216 Jonathan Marshall $702,227 0.33%
217 Henry Mondeaux $693,328 0.37%
218 Patrick Johnson $686,469 0.33%
219 Kevin Givens $685,551 0.35%
220 Shaka Toney $683,238 0.34%
221 Khyiris Tonga $680,912 0.36%
222 Chris Garrett $680,530 0.36%
223 Raymond Johnson III $670,000 0.36%
224 Jack Heflin $662,333 0.36%
225 Mike Pennel $661,111 0.36%
226 Quincy Roche $660,000 0.36%
Mike Hoecht $660,000 0.35%
Malik McDowell $660,000 0.31%
229 Joe Gaziano $649,995 0.34%
230 Jessie Lemonier $606,666 0.31%
231 Joshua Kaindoh $594,281 0.32%
232 Aaron Patrick $590,000 0.29%
233 Naquan Jones $586,666 0.31%
234 Jashon Cornell $571,133 0.29%
235 Jordan Willis $566,667 0.29%
236 Larrell Murchison $566,101 0.30%
237 Derrek Tuszka $549,990 0.29%
238 Zach Kerr $537,500 0.28%
239 Sheldon Day $495,000 0.23%
240 Taco Charlton $472,222 0.25%
241 Anthony Rush $472,220 0.26%
James Vaughters $472,220 0.26%
Charles Omenihu $472,220 0.24%
244 Kyle Peko $440,000 0.23%
245 Christian Ringo $408,888 0.22%
246 Kendal Vickers $389,997 0.21%
247 Darius Hodge $366,660 0.19%
248 Breiden Fehoko $346,664 0.18%
249 Margus Hunt $330,554 0.17%
250 Olubunmi Rotimi $329,994 0.17%
251 Tipa Galeai $293,328 0.16%
252 Albert Huggins $283,332 0.15%
Montravius Adams $283,332 0.15%
254 Marquise Copeland $256,662 0.14%
255 Bruce Irvin $236,110 0.12%
256 Nate Orchard $188,888 0.09%
257 Chris Smith $141,666 0.07%
258 Ron'Dell Carter $134,999 0.07%
259 Azur Kamara $109,998 0.06%
Sam Kamara $109,998 0.06%
261 Jonathan Harris $94,444 0.05%
262 Damion Square $59,722 0.03%
Mike Daniels $59,722 0.03%
264 Noah Spence $55,000 0.03%
T.Y. McGill $55,000 0.03%
Ronald Blair $55,000 0.03%
267 Da'shawn Hand $51,111 0.03%
268 Daniel Ekuale $47,222 0.02%
Isaiah Mack $47,222 0.03%
Renell Wren $47,222 0.02%
Kevin Strong $47,222 0.02%
Cameron Malveaux $47,222 0.02%
Frank Herron $47,222 0.03%
274 Jabari Zuniga $43,333 0.02%
Abdullah Anderson $43,333 0.02%
Kenny Willekes $43,333 0.02%
Raequan Williams $43,333 0.02%
278 Michael Dwumfour $36,666 0.02%
Will Bradley-King $36,666 0.02%
Ladarius Hamilton $36,666 0.02%
Chris Williams $36,666 0.02%
Christian Elliss $36,666 0.02%
Marvin Wilson $36,666 0.02%
Malcolm Roach $36,666 0.02%
Curtis Weaver $36,666 0.02%
286 Eli Ankou $0 0.00%