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 8 $45,845,892 $5,730,737 24.33%
2 BUF 11 $44,394,927 $4,035,902 23.57%
3 CIN 10 $42,029,663 $4,202,966 21.54%
4 SF 9 $41,656,879 $4,628,542 21.28%
5 IND 11 $40,093,369 $3,644,852 20.99%
6 LAC 8 $39,226,848 $4,903,356 20.46%
28 DAL 10 $13,299,707 $1,329,971 6.33%
8 PHI 11 $30,565,692 $2,778,699 14.77%
19 NYJ 8 $21,090,463 $2,636,308 10.01%
7 MIN 10 $32,973,929 $3,297,393 17.61%
10 BAL 5 $28,679,211 $5,735,842 15.67%
9 LV 11 $30,165,339 $2,742,304 15.86%
11 ATL 7 $28,473,189 $4,067,598 15.39%
24 NO 10 $18,209,022 $1,820,902 9.82%
12 CLE 11 $26,857,152 $2,441,559 12.67%
13 CHI 7 $26,819,469 $3,831,353 14.11%
14 WAS 9 $25,722,399 $2,858,044 12.88%
15 LAR 8 $25,720,126 $3,215,016 13.75%
18 HOU 9 $21,523,574 $2,391,508 11.07%
29 PIT 7 $12,760,174 $1,822,882 6.81%
16 MIA 7 $22,876,387 $3,268,055 11.60%
20 ARI 6 $20,661,889 $3,443,648 10.76%
17 CAR 10 $21,608,677 $2,160,868 11.59%
22 NYG 6 $19,930,602 $3,321,767 10.74%
21 SEA 11 $20,355,423 $1,850,493 11.07%
23 TB 7 $18,905,437 $2,700,777 10.38%
27 NE 7 $13,825,597 $1,975,085 6.72%
25 JAC 7 $17,044,831 $2,434,976 8.16%
26 GB 7 $14,985,519 $2,140,788 8.05%
30 DET 8 $11,083,534 $1,385,442 5.61%
32 TEN 6 $9,774,944 $1,629,157 5.13%
31 DEN 7 $10,488,332 $1,498,333 5.22%
Total 269 $797,648,196 $95,925,124 12.87%
Average 8 $24,926,506 $2,965,235 12.94%


Rank Player 2021 Cap Dollars % of 2021 Cap
1 Frank Clark $25,800,000 13.69%
2 Grady Jarrett $20,833,000 11.26%
3 Joey Bosa $20,750,000 10.82%
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 Danielle Hunter $13,370,000 7.14%
8 Calais Campbell $13,000,000 7.10%
9 Brandon Williams $12,920,000 7.06%
10 Fletcher Cox $12,740,000 6.15%
11 Trey Hendrickson $12,476,471 6.39%
12 Arik Armstead $12,455,882 6.36%
13 Jordan Phillips $12,000,000 6.25%
Akiem Hicks $12,000,000 6.31%
15 Linval Joseph $11,900,000 6.21%
16 Leonard Williams $11,000,000 5.93%
17 Jerry Hughes $9,450,000 5.02%
18 Cameron Jordan $9,356,250 5.04%
19 Myles Garrett $9,352,000 4.41%
20 Nick Bosa $9,255,509 4.73%
21 Quinnen Williams $9,046,647 4.30%
22 Dee Ford $8,909,997 4.55%
23 Whitney Mercilus $8,617,647 4.43%
24 Clelin Ferrell $8,552,950 4.50%
25 Chris Jones $8,541,666 4.53%
26 Grover Stewart $8,230,000 4.31%
27 Mario Addison $8,177,941 4.34%
28 Eddie Goldman $7,800,000 4.10%
29 Star Lotulelei $7,585,294 4.03%
30 Emmanuel Ogbah $7,500,000 3.80%
31 Cameron Heyward $7,481,250 3.99%
32 Jonathan Allen $7,142,235 3.58%
33 Kenny Clark $6,982,343 3.75%
34 Matthew Ioannidis $6,902,941 3.46%
35 Larry Ogunjobi $6,176,471 3.17%
36 Dalvin Tomlinson $6,000,000 3.20%
37 Vernon Butler $5,850,000 3.11%
38 Javon Hargrave $5,792,000 2.80%
39 William Gholston $5,500,000 3.02%
Jarran Reed $5,500,000 2.92%
41 Derrick Brown $5,368,501 2.88%
42 Ed Oliver $5,345,951 2.84%
43 A'Shawn Robinson $5,250,000 2.81%
44 Michael Pierce $5,000,000 2.67%
Yannick Ngakoue $5,000,000 2.63%
46 J.J. Watt $4,900,000 2.55%
47 Vita Vea $4,716,803 2.59%
48 Maliek Collins $4,705,882 2.42%
49 Da'Ron Payne $4,587,660 2.30%
50 Sheldon Rankins $4,455,882 2.12%
51 Christian Wilkins $4,210,664 2.14%
52 DaQuan Jones $4,050,000 2.17%
53 Davon Godchaux $4,044,115 1.96%
54 Shelby Harris $4,000,000 1.99%
55 Roy Robertson-Harris $3,921,568 1.88%
56 Jadeveon Clowney $3,870,588 1.83%
57 Dean Lowry $3,812,000 2.05%
58 Adam Butler $3,750,000 1.90%
59 Brian Burns $3,692,777 1.98%
60 Deatrich Wise $3,691,176 1.79%
61 Takkarist McKinley $3,676,471 1.73%
62 Dexter Lawrence $3,613,102 1.95%
63 Javon Kinlaw $3,520,157 1.80%
64 Dawuane Smoot $3,513,235 1.68%
65 Denico Autry $3,511,754 1.84%
66 Johnathan Hankins $3,500,000 1.84%
Andrew Billings $3,500,000 1.65%
68 D.J. Jones $3,455,870 1.77%
69 Jeffery Simmons $3,453,751 1.81%
70 Malcom Brown $3,429,411 1.64%
71 Sam Hubbard $3,423,476 1.75%
72 Quinton Jefferson $3,250,000 1.71%
73 Taven Bryan $3,231,123 1.55%
74 Montez Sweat $3,174,889 1.59%
75 Jerry Tillery $3,115,134 1.62%
76 Josh Sweat $3,069,400 1.48%
77 Al-Quadin Muhammad $3,055,000 1.60%
78 Michael Brockers $3,050,000 1.54%
79 Ndamukong Suh $3,000,000 1.65%
Austin Johnson $3,000,000 1.62%
81 Nick Williams $2,968,750 1.50%
82 L.J. Collier $2,955,294 1.61%
83 Carlos Dunlap $2,900,000 1.58%
84 Carl Nassib $2,892,000 1.52%
85 Derek Barnett $2,802,200 1.35%
86 Solomon Thomas $2,800,000 1.47%
87 Poona Ford $2,670,000 1.45%
88 Tyeler Davison $2,663,333 1.44%
89 Zach Sieler $2,625,000 1.33%
90 Jaelan Phillips $2,548,764 1.29%
91 Tarell Basham $2,500,000 1.19%
92 Morgan Fox $2,495,000 1.34%
93 Kwity Paye $2,480,877 1.30%
94 Isaac Rochell $2,470,000 1.29%
95 Derrick Nnadi $2,422,850 1.29%
96 Al Woods $2,411,765 1.31%
97 Jordan Jenkins $2,352,932 1.21%
98 Sheldon Richardson $2,281,372 1.22%
99 Payton Turner $2,277,225 1.23%
100 Bilal Nichols $2,257,872 1.19%
101 Benson Mayowa $2,240,000 1.22%
102 Foley Fatukasi $2,226,564 1.06%
103 Sebastian Joseph $2,221,810 1.19%
104 Randy Gregory $2,200,000 1.05%
105 B.J. Hill $2,133,000 1.09%
106 Greg Rousseau $2,110,582 1.12%
107 Joe Tryon $2,031,134 1.12%
108 Mike Purcell $2,028,869 1.01%
109 Stephen Weatherly $2,000,000 1.07%
Angelo Blackson $2,000,000 1.05%
111 Kerry Hyder $1,950,000 1.06%
112 Yetur Gross-Matos $1,863,365 1.00%
113 Malik Jackson $1,841,544 0.87%
114 Brent Urban $1,750,000 0.83%
Rakeem Nunez-Roches $1,750,000 0.96%
116 Carlos Watkins $1,735,294 0.83%
117 Lawrence Guy $1,675,000 0.81%
118 Kemoko Turay $1,660,401 0.87%
119 Ben Banogu $1,621,229 0.85%
120 Mario Edwards $1,604,019 0.84%
121 Chris Wormley $1,600,000 0.85%
122 Marlon Davidson $1,570,994 0.85%
123 Christian Barmore $1,549,499 0.75%
124 Darrell Taylor $1,537,388 0.84%
125 Levi Onwuzurike $1,481,617 0.75%
126 DeMarcus Walker $1,452,941 0.75%
127 Efe Obada $1,452,932 0.77%
128 Shaq Lawson $1,400,000 0.66%
129 Tyquan Lewis $1,389,200 0.73%
130 Ryan Kerrigan $1,360,000 0.66%
131 A.J. Epenesa $1,335,750 0.71%
132 John Franklin-Myers $1,320,000 0.63%
133 Raekwon Davis $1,285,341 0.65%
134 Tyler Lancaster $1,247,058 0.67%
135 Nathan Shepherd $1,159,143 0.55%
136 Rasheem Green $1,148,139 0.62%
137 Harrison Phillips $1,143,760 0.61%
138 Dre'Mont Jones $1,142,400 0.57%
139 Josh Tupou $1,108,235 0.57%
140 Khalen Saunders $1,103,795 0.59%
141 Justin Madubuike $1,103,025 0.60%
142 Tanoh Kpassagnon $1,100,000 0.59%
143 Chase Winovich $1,099,328 0.53%
144 DaVon Hamilton $1,095,572 0.52%
145 Dorance Armstrong $1,087,499 0.52%
146 Maxx Crosby $1,045,566 0.55%
147 Maurice Hurst $1,045,000 0.53%
Arden Key $1,045,000 0.53%
149 Jordan Elliott $1,042,825 0.49%
150 Jonathan Greenard $1,041,869 0.54%
151 Marquis Haynes $1,033,092 0.55%
152 McTelvin Agim $1,030,397 0.51%
153 Carlos Basham Jr. $1,022,717 0.54%
154 Greg Gaines $1,006,653 0.54%
155 Kentavius Street $1,002,552 0.51%
156 Adam Gotsis $987,500 0.47%
Corey Peters $987,500 0.51%
Steve McLendon $987,500 0.54%
Danny Shelton $987,500 0.53%
160 Tim Settle $987,011 0.49%
161 Leki Fotu $973,368 0.51%
162 John Cominsky $972,098 0.53%
163 D.J. Wonnum $967,695 0.52%
164 Zach Kerr $966,912 0.49%
165 John Jenkins $956,618 0.49%
166 James Lynch $952,749 0.51%
167 Rashard Lawrence $951,021 0.50%
168 Alim McNeill $932,579 0.47%
169 Milton Williams $929,122 0.45%
170 Kingsley Keke $928,316 0.50%
171 Osa Odighizuwa $924,762 0.44%
172 Charles Omenihu $923,820 0.48%
173 Justin Zimmer $920,000 0.49%
Jake Martin $920,000 0.47%
Pat O'Connor $920,000 0.51%
Genard Avery $920,000 0.44%
Taylor Stallworth $920,000 0.48%
178 Malcolm Koonce $908,720 0.48%
179 Carl Davis $896,324 0.44%
180 Chauncey Golston $893,925 0.43%
181 Isaiah Buggs $892,158 0.48%
182 Armon Watts $892,113 0.48%
183 Ronnie Perkins $870,155 0.42%
184 Alton Robinson $867,837 0.47%
185 Jay Tufele $866,422 0.41%
186 Cameron Sample $857,036 0.44%
187 Carl Granderson $855,000 0.46%
188 Broderick Washington $853,412 0.47%
189 Shy Tuttle $851,668 0.46%
190 Jonathan Bullard $850,000 0.46%
Bryan Mone $850,000 0.46%
Everson Griffen $850,000 0.45%
Darius Philon $850,000 0.45%
Darryl Johnson $850,000 0.46%
Michael Dogbe $850,000 0.44%
Hassan Ridgeway $850,000 0.41%
Christian Covington $850,000 0.44%
Alex Okafor $850,000 0.45%
Shamar Stephen $850,000 0.42%
DeShawn Williams $850,000 0.42%
201 Bobby Brown $849,133 0.45%
202 Chris Rumph II $848,386 0.44%
203 Michael Danna $845,915 0.45%
204 Tyler Shelvin $844,141 0.43%
205 Bradlee Anae $839,443 0.40%
206 Mike Pennel $836,111 0.45%
John Simon $836,111 0.44%
208 Tommy Togiai $829,286 0.39%
209 Bravvion Roy $828,494 0.44%
210 Robert Nkemdiche $825,000 0.45%
211 John Penisini $822,794 0.42%
212 James Smith-Williams $804,425 0.40%
213 Carlos Davis $803,376 0.43%
214 Montravius Adams $802,774 0.43%
Albert Huggins $802,774 0.43%
Damion Square $802,774 0.42%
Jaleel Johnson $802,774 0.41%
Justin Ellis $802,774 0.44%
219 Malcolm Roach $783,333 0.42%
220 Tershawn Wharton $781,666 0.41%
221 Teair Tart $780,000 0.41%
Tim Ward $780,000 0.37%
Wyatt Ray $780,000 0.40%
Casey Toohill $780,000 0.39%
225 Ifeadi Odenigbo $755,552 0.36%
226 Ta'Quon Graham $747,653 0.40%
227 Isaiahh Loudermilk $740,072 0.39%
228 Daviyon Nixon $739,637 0.40%
229 Tedarrell Slaton $730,130 0.39%
230 Jalyn Holmes $715,555 0.39%
231 Sheldon Day $715,000 0.34%
232 Marlon Tuipulotu $708,979 0.34%
233 Tarron Jackson $707,522 0.34%
234 Quinton Bohanna $707,118 0.34%
235 Roy Lopez $705,709 0.36%
236 Jonathan Marshall $702,227 0.33%
237 Henry Mondeaux $693,328 0.37%
238 Phil Hoskins $687,811 0.37%
239 Patrick Johnson $686,469 0.33%
240 Shaka Toney $683,238 0.34%
241 Khyiris Tonga $680,912 0.36%
242 Chris Garrett $680,530 0.36%
243 Raymond Johnson III $670,000 0.36%
244 Darius Hodge $668,333 0.34%
245 Christian Ringo $664,443 0.36%
246 Jack Heflin $662,333 0.36%
247 Azur Kamara $661,666 0.32%
248 Patrick Jones $660,000 0.35%
Mike Hoecht $660,000 0.35%
Jonah Williams $660,000 0.35%
David Bada $660,000 0.33%
Quincy Roche $660,000 0.36%
Chris Williams $660,000 0.35%
Malik McDowell $660,000 0.31%
255 Eric Banks $649,995 0.33%
Joe Gaziano $649,995 0.34%
257 Ladarius Hamilton $623,339 0.33%
258 Joe Jackson $613,886 0.29%
259 Jessie Lemonier $606,666 0.31%
260 Amani Bledsoe $606,662 0.32%
Khalil Davis $606,662 0.32%
262 Naquan Jones $586,666 0.31%
Aaron Patrick $586,666 0.29%
264 Jashon Cornell $571,133 0.29%
265 Breiden Fehoko $563,333 0.29%
266 Kendal Vickers $563,329 0.30%
267 Forrest Merrill $550,000 0.29%
268 Derrek Tuszka $549,990 0.29%
269 Sam Kamara $476,666 0.25%