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Unofficial Salary Cap Breakdown - May 13th 2014

With the draft now complete, I've updated the Bills salary cap situation to include all of their rookies as well as the contracts for Mike Williams, Jarius Wynn and Bryce Brown. The rookie contracts are estimates as they have yet to sign their contracts. I will update them with accurate numbers when they do sign.

NFL Salary Cap $133,000,000
2013 Carry Over $17,584,740
2014 Buffalo Bills Adjusted Cap $150,584,740
Dead Money $22,795,113
2014 Buffalo Bills Top 51 Contracts $120,786,334
2014 Buffalo Bills Cap Space $7,003,293

Prior to the start of the Regular Season every team must keep their top 51 contracts under the Salary Cap:

Position Player Cap Hit Percentage
DB Leodis McKelvin $4,575,000 3.04%
DB Aaron Williams $4,231,209 2.82%
DB Stephon Gilmore $3,295,677 2.19%
DB Corey Graham $2,550,000 1.70%
DB Da'Norris Searcy $1,552,106 1.03%
DB Ron Brooks $670,135 0.45%
DB Duke Williams $612,563 0.41%
DB TOTAL 7 players $17,486,690 11.63%
DL Mario Williams $18,800,000 12.51%
DL Marcell Dareus $6,493,232 4.32%
DL Kyle Williams $6,250,000 4.16%
DL Jerry Hughes $3,995,000 2.66%
DL Alan Branch $2,675,000 1.78%
DL Jarius Wynn $635,000 0.42%
DL Total 6 players $38,848,232 25.85%
LB Brandon Spikes $3,250,000 2.16%
LB Manny Lawson $3,100,000 2.06%
LB Keith Rivers $1,850,000 1.23%
LB Kiko Alonso $977,364 0.65%
LB Nigel Bradham $686,065 0.46%
LB Preston Brown $582,000 0.39%
LB Total 6 players $10,445,429 6.95%
OL Eric Wood $5,950,000 3.96%
OL Erik Pears $3,450,000 2.30%
OL Kraig Urbik $3,375,000 2.25%
OL Chris Williams $2,400,000 1.60%
OL Chris Hairston $1,534,977 1.02%
OL Cordy Glenn $1,326,867 0.88%
OL Doug Legursky $1,100,000 0.73%
OL Cyrus Kouandjio $874,331 0.58%
OL Mark Asper $570,000 0.38%
OL Total 9 players $20,581,175 13.69%
QB EJ Manuel $2,019,386 1.34%
QB Dennis Dixon $730,000 0.49%
QB Thaddeus Lewis $645,000 0.43%
QB Total 3 players $3,394,386 2.26%
RB C.J. Spiller $5,916,666 3.94%
RB Fred Jackson $3,850,000 2.56%
RB Anthony Dixon $1,016,666 0.68%
RB Bryce Brown $570,000 0.38%
RB Frank Summers $570,000 0.38%
RB Total 5 players $11,923,332 7.93%
TE Scott Chandler $1,900,000 1.26%
TE Tony Moeaki $1,381,250 0.92%
TE Lee Smith $688,401 0.46%
TE Mike Caussin $645,000 0.43%
TE Total 4 players $4,614,651 3.07%
WR Sammy Watkins $3,624,655 2.41%
WR Mike Williams $1,800,000 1.20%
WR Robert Woods $1,106,084 0.74%
WR T.J. Graham $777,813 0.52%
WR Marcus Easley $730,000 0.49%
WR Ramses Barden $730,000 0.49%
WR Marquise Goodwin $674,719 0.45%
WR Kevin Elliott $570,000 0.38%
WR Total 8 players $10,013,271 6.66%
ST Dan Carpenter $1,812,500 1.21%
ST Garrison Sanborn $1,096,668 0.73%
ST Brian Moorman $570,000 0.38%
ST Total 3 players $3,479,168 2.31%
OFFENSE TOTAL 29 players $50,526,815 33.62%
DEFENSE TOTAL 19 players $66,780,351 44.43%
TOTAL 51 players $120,786,334 80.36%

Below you will find players currently under contract (plus the rookies) but outside of the top 51:

Position Player Cap Hit
RB Evan Rodriguez $570,000
DB Jonathan Meeks $544,500
DB Ross Cockrell $536,888
ST Dustin Hopkins $523,000
TE Chris Gragg $509,793
DB Nickell Robey $497,333
QB Jeff Tuel $496,666
DL Stefan Charles $495,000
DL Corbin Bryant $495,000
LB Ty Powell $495,000
RB Ronnie Wingo $495,000
DB Mario Butler $495,000
DB Brandon Smith $495,000
WR Chris Hogan $495,000
OL Joe Unga $495,000
OL Antoine McClain $495,000
OL Cyril Richardson $468,000
OL Seantrel Henderson $435,933
LB Randell Johnson $432,720
WR Cordell Roberson $420,000
LB Nathan Williams $420,000
WR Chris Summers $420,000
DB Jajuan Harley $420,000
OL Randy Colling $420,000
LB Kourtnei Brown $420,000
LB Jacques Smith $420,000
WR Brandon Kaufman $420,000
DL Ikponmwosa Igbinosun $420,000
OL Edawn Coughman $420,000
ST Jake Dombrowksi $420,000
Total $14,089,833

We must also include those players that are not currently on the roster but do count against the cap, aka the Dead Money. See Below:

Player Cap Hit Percentage
Steve Johnson $10,225,000 6.80%
Ryan Fitzpatrick $7,000,000 4.66%
Mark Anderson $3,000,000 2.00%
Rian Lindell $1,375,000 0.91%
Brad Smith $500,000 0.33%
Kevin Kolb $500,000 0.33%
Zebrie Sanders $99,250 0.07%
Chris White $30,150 0.02%
Justin Rogers $16,875 0.01%
Colin Brown $12,500 0.01%
Da'Rick Rogers $6,667 0.00%
Keith Pough $5,334 0.00%
Zack Chibane $3,667 0.00%
Jumal Rolle $3,667 0.00%
Ryan Turnley $3,334 0.00%
Kendall Gaskins $2,667 0.00%
Jordan Dangerfield $2,334 0.00%
Kip Edwards $2,000 0.00%
Aaron Tipoti $2,000 0.00%
Drew Smith $2,000 0.00%
Brandon Kaufman $1,667 0.00%
Kevin Norrell $667 0.00%
Izaan Cross $334 0.00%
Total $22,795,113 15.17%

As always, thanks for reading and if you have any questions or comments, please leave them below. Go Bills!

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