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Roster Bubble Candidates from Every NFL Team

Roster Bubble Candidates from Every NFL Team

We've identified players from each NFL team who are reportedly trending toward the 2018 roster bubble this summer, based on performance vs. compensation & dead cap structure. The list below shows the individual financial implications to trade or release each player this offseason. We'll continue to update this list as new reports emerge. Did we miss someone? Send suggestions to @spotrac.


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PlayerTeamPos.2018 CapRelease dead capTrade Dead cap
J.J. Nelson ARI WR $1,959,450 $52,450 ($1.907M savings) $52,450 ($1.907M savings)
Evan Boehm ARI OG $756,620 $126,620 ($630,000 savings), $126,620 in 2019 dead cap $126,620 ($630,000 savings), $126,620 in 2019 dead cap
Mike Glennon ARI QB $2,000,000 $1M ($1M savings), $3M of 2019 dead cap $1M ($1M savings), $3M of 2019 dead cap
Brandon Williams ARI CB $824,173 $168,173 ($656,000 savings), $168,173 of 2019 dead cap $168,173 ($656,000 savings), $168,173 of 2019 dead cap
Andy Levitre ATL OG $5,687,500 $4.875M ($812,500 savings) $1.375M ($4.3125M savings)
Terrence Magee ATL RB $705,000 $0 $0
Blidi Wreh-Wilson ATL CB $693,576 $138,576 ($555,000 savings), $277,152 of 2019 dead cap $138,576 ($555,000 savings), $277,152 of 2019 dead cap
Leon McFadden ATL CB $630,000 $0 $0
Breshad Perriman BAL WR $2,769,876 $1,147,785 ($1,622,091 savings) $1,147,785 ($1,622,091 savings)
Bronson Kaufusi BAL DE $939,254 $211,254 ($728,000 savings), $211,254 of 2019 dead cap $211,254 ($728,000 savings), $211,254 of 2019 dead cap
Kamalei Correa BAL ILB $1,568,082 $595,388 ($972,694 savings) $595,388 of 2019 dead cap $595,388 ($972,694 savings) $595,388 of 2019 dead cap
Shaq Lawson BUF DE $2,803,356 $4,655,035 (-$1,851,679 savings), $1,418,907 2019 dead cap $1,418,904 ($1,384,452 savings), $1,418,904 of 2019 dead cap
Lorenzo Alexander BUF OLB $3,600,000 $1,850,000 ($1.75M savings) $850,000 ($2.75M savings)
Kaelin Clay BUF WR $720,000 $90,000 ($630,000 savings) $90,000 ($630,000 savings)
Kelcie McCray BUF SS $635,000 $5,000 ($630,000 savings) $5,000 ($630,000 savings)
Kyle Love CAR DT $1,300,000 $100,000 ($1.2M savings) $100,000 ($1.2M savings)
Damiere Byrd CAR WR $630,000 $0 $0
Ben Jacobs CAR ILB $890,000 $50,000 ($840,000 savings) $50,000 ($840,000 savings)
Bennie Fowler CHI WR $1,000,000 $200,000 ($800,000 savings) $200,000 ($800,000 savings)
Pat O'Donnell CHI P $1,500,000 $500,000 ($1M savings) $500,000 ($1M savings)
Michael Burton CHI FB $705,000 $0 $0
Hroniss Grasu CHI OC $989,980 $190,480 ($799,500 savings) $190,480 ($799,500 savings)
Michael Johnson CIN DE $6,112,500 $1,125,000 ($4.9875M savings) $1,125,000 ($4.9875M savings)
Cedric Ogbuehi CIN OT $2,967,263 $1,684,473 ($1,282,790 savings) $1,260,579 ($1,706,684 savings)
Brandon LaFell CIN WR $4,000,000 $1,000,000 ($3M savings) $1,000,000 ($3M savings)
Carl Nassib CLE DE $995,438 $222,438 ($773,000 savings), $222,438 2019 dead cap $222,438 ($773,000 savings), $222,438 2019 dead cap
Greg Robinson CLE OT $630,000 $0 $0
Ricardo Louis CLE WR $771,962 $141,962 ($630,000 savings), $141,962 2019 dead cap $141,962 ($630,000 savings), $141,962 2019 dead cap
Jamie Meder CLE DT $1,907,000 $0 $0
Chaz Green DAL OG $877,245 $156,095 ($721,150 savings) $156,095 ($721,150 savings)
Charles Tapper DAL DE $784,470 $154,470 ($630,000 savings) $154,470 2019 dead cap $154,470 ($630,000 savings) $154,470 2019 dead cap
Deonte Thompson DAL WR $1,800,000 $1M ($800,000 savings) $1M ($800,000 savings)
Cyrus Kouandjio DEN OT $790,000 $0 $0
Brendan Langley DEN CB $754,572 $176,572 ($578,000 savings) $353,144 2019 dead cap $176,572 ($578,000 savings) $353,144 2019 dead cap
Max Garcia DEN OG $1,993,423 $86,423 ($1.907M savings) $86,423 ($1.907M savings)
Ameer Abdullah DET RB $1,322,405 $320,660 ($1,001,475 savings) $320,660 ($1,001,475 savings)
Miles Killebrew DET S $774,641 $144,641 ($630,000 savings) $144,641 2019 dead cap $144,641 ($630,000 savings) $144,641 2019 dead cap
Brett Hundley GB QB $760,908 $55,908 ($705,000 savings) $55,908 ($705,000 savings)
DeShone Kizer GB QB $689,928 $689,928 ($0 savings) $0 ($689,928 savings)
Quinten Rollins GB CB $1,190,818 $245,466 ($945,352 savings) $245,466 ($945,352 savings)
Lance Kendricks GB TE $2,225,000 $600,000 ($1.625M savings) $600,000 ($1.625M savings)
Joe Webb HOU QB $720,000 $90,000 ($630,000 savings) $90,000 ($630,000 savings)
Tyler Ervin HOU RB $766,892 $136,892 ($630,000 savings) $136,892 2019 dead cap $136,892 ($630,000 savings) $136,892 2019 dead cap
Braxton Miller HOU WR $827,275 $177,275 ($650,000 savings), $177,275 2019 dead cap $177,275 ($650,000 savings), $177,275 2019 dead cap
John Simon IND DE $3,281,250 $0 ($3,281,250 savings) $0 ($3,281,250 savings)
Le'Raven Clark IND OT $836,433 $183,433 ($653,000 savings) $183,433 2019 dead cap $183,433 ($653,000 savings) $183,433 2019 dead cap
Hassan Ridgeway IND DT $770,055 $140,055 ($630,000 savings) $140,055 2019 dead cap $140,055 ($630,000 savings) $140,055 2019 dead cap
Jermey Parnell JAC OT $5,000,000 $1,000,000 ($4M savings) $1,000,000 ($4M savings)
Frank Zombo KC OLB $1,376,668 $166,668 ($1.21M savings) $166,668 ($1.21M savings)
Charcandrick West KC RB $2,036,459 $333,334 ($1,703,125 savings) $333,334 ($1,703,125 savings)
Matt McGloin KC QB $630,000 $0 $0
De'Anthony Thomas KC WR $720,000 $90,000 ($630,000 savings) $90,000 ($630,000 savings)
Kyle Emanuel LAC OLB $1,961,643 $54,643 ($1.907M savings) $54,643 ($1.907M savings)
Geno Smith LAC QB $1,000,000 $200,000 ($800,000 savings) $200,000 ($800,000 savings)
Craig Mager LAC CB $705,000 $0 $0
Dominique Easley LAR DT $850,000 $50,000 ($800,000 savings) $50,000 ($800,000 savings)
Sean Mannion LAR QB $1,034,228 $156,450 ($877,778 savings) $156,450 ($877,778 savings)
Austin Blythe LAR OL $630,000 $0 $0
Leonte Carroo MIA WR $825,097 $175,097 ($650,000 savings) $175,097 2019 dead cap $175,097 ($650,000 savings) $175,097 2019 dead cap
Ted Larsen MIA OG $1,941,666 $416,666 ($1.525M savings), $416,668 2019 dead cap $416,666 ($1.525M savings), $416,668 2019 dead cap
Jordan Lucas MIA DB $630,000 $0 $0
Senorise Perry MIA RB $630,000 $0 $0
Kai Forbath MIN K $1,000,000 $200,000 ($800,000 savings) $200,000 ($800,000 savings)
Josh Andrews MIN OL $680,000 $50,000 ($630,000 savings) $50,000 ($630,000 savings)
Mike Gillislee NE RB $2,181,250 $0 $0
Kenny Britt NE WR $1,468,750 $150,000 ($1,318,750 savings) $150,000 ($1,318,750 savings)
Jeremy Hill NE RB $1,331,250 $150,000 ($1,181,250 savings) $150,000 ($1,181,250 savings)
Phillip Dorsett NE WR $1,394,373 $150,000 ($1,244,373 savings) $150,000 ($1,244,373 savings)
Cyrus Jones NE CB $1,092,737 $278,491 ($814,246 savings) $278,491 2019 dead cap $278,491 ($814,246 savings) $278,491 2019 dead cap
Dwayne Allen NE TE $5,000,000 $0 $0
Manti Te'o NO ILB $2,800,000 $300,000 ($2.5M savings) $300,000 ($2.5M savings)
Brandon Coleman NO WR $1,000,000 $100,000 ($900,000 savings) $100,000 ($900,000 savings)
Terrance West NO RB $630,000 $0 $0
Tom Savage NO QB $1,453,125 $100,000 ($1,353,125 savings) $100,000 ($1,353,125 savings)
John Jerry NYG OG $3,600,000 $2,525,000 ($1.075M savings) $1.6M ($2M savings)
Scott Simonson NYG TE $705,000 $0 $0
Russell Shepard NYG WR $1,250,000 $250,000 ($1M savings) $250,000 ($1M savings)
Lorenzo Mauldin NYJ OLB $891,506 $168,506 ($720,000 savings) $168,506 ($720,000 savings)
Andre Roberts NYJ WR $720,000 $90,000 ($630,000 savings) $90,000 ($630,000 savings)
Teddy Bridgewater NYJ QB $6,000,000 $500,000 ($5.5M savings) $500,000 ($5.5M savings)
Clive Walford NYJ TE $1,907,000 $0 $0
Thomas Rawls NYJ RB $705,000 $0 $0
Dwayne Harris OAK WR $720,000 $45,000 ($675,000 savings) $45,000 ($675,000 savings)
DeAndre Washington OAK RB $697,298 $67,298 ($630,000 savings) $67,298 2019 dead cap $67,298 ($630,000 savings) $67,298 2019 dead cap
Frostee Rucker OAK DT $630,000 $0 $0
Ahtyba Rubin OAK DT $630,000 $0 $0
Wendell Smallwood PHI RB $691,144 $61,144 ($630,000 savings) $61,144 2019 dead cap $61,144 ($630,000 savings) $61,144 2019 dead cap
Joe Callahan PHI QB $630,000 $0 $0
Markus Wheaton PHI WR $720,000 $90,000 ($630,000 savings) $90,000 ($630,000 savings)
Steven Means PHI DE $955,000 $55,000 ($900,000 savings) $55,000 ($900,000 savings)
Chris Maragos PHI S $2,000,000 $250,000 ($1.75M savings) $250,000 2019 dead cap $250,000 ($1.75M savings) $250,000 2019 dead cap
Joshua Dobbs PIT QB $704,781 $149,781 ($555,000 savings), $299,562 2019 dead cap $149,781 ($555,000 savings), $299,562 2019 dead cap
Nat Berhe PIT S $720,000 $90,000 ($630,000 savings) $90,000 ($630,000 savings)
Justin Hunter PIT WR $710,000 $30,000 ($680,000 savings) $30,000 ($680,000 savings)
Aldrick Robinson SF WR $2,200,000 $150,000 ($2.05M savings) $150,000 ($2.05M savings)
Raheem Mostert SF RB $705,000 $0 $0
Mark Nzeocha SF ILB $785,000 $30,000 ($755,000 savings) $30,000 ($755,000 savings)
Antone Exum SF S $705,000 $0 $0
Brandon Marshall SEA WR $720,000 $90,000 ($630,000 savings) $90,000 ($630,000 savings)
C.J. Prosise SEA RB $833,116 $173,116 ($660,000 savings), $346,232 2019 dead cap $173,116 ($660,000 savings), $346,232 2019 dead cap
Marcus Smith SEA DE $1,410,937 $400,000 ($1,010,937 savings) $400,000 ($1,010,937 savings)
Charles Sims TB RB $1,000,000 $200,000 ($800,000 savings) $200,000 ($800,000 savings)
Adam Gettis TB OG $705,000 $0 $0
Kevin Dodd TEN OLB $1,786,992

$1,341,328 ($445,664 savings) $741,329 2019 dead cap

$741,329 ($1,045,663 savings) $741,329
Will Compton TEN ILB $1,250,000 $250,000 ($1M savings) $250,000 ($1M savings)
Kendrick Lewis TEN FS $630,000 $0 $0
Kapri Bibbs WAS RB $705,000 $0 $0
Tony Bergstrom WAS OL $720,000 $90,000 ($630,000 savings) $90,000 ($630,000 savings)
Phil Taylor WAS DT $630,000 $0 $0