Ravens' salary cap update: $7.331 million under NFL limit

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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco speaks at a news conference after an organized team activity, Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Owings Mills.

The Ravens are $7.331 million under the NFL salary-cap limit of $143.28 million.

This includes the Ravens' recent $825,000 deal for veteran cornerback Cassius Vaughn, which includes a $745,000 base salary, a $50,000 bonus for making the 53-man roster and a $30,000 playtime bonus for playing 37 percent of the defensive snaps.


His salary-cap figure is $635,000 under the veteran minimum salary benefit.

The Ravens' overall team salary-cap figure includes carrying over $5.791 million from the previous year, nine signed draft picks, their undrafted rookie class and all of their restricted free agents and exclusive-rights free agents.


Here are the top salary-cap commitments the Ravens have for this year, including dead money, meaning the amount of money consumed by players no longer on the roster:

1. Quarterback Joe Flacco ($14.55 million).

2. Former running back Ray Rice ($9.5 million).

3. Cornerback Lardarius Webb ($9.25 million).

4. Offensive guard Marshal Yanda ($8.45 million).

5. Offensive tackle Eugene Monroe ($7.7 million).

6. Outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil ($7.375 million).

7. Tight end Dennis Pitta ($6.2 million).


8. Wide receiver Steve Smith ($4.166 million).

9. Outside linebacker Terrell Suggs ($3.95 million).

10. Middle linebacker Daryl Smith ($3.875 million).

11. Center Jeremy Zuttah ($3.7 million).

12. Cornerback Jimmy Smith ($3.6 million).

13. Punter Sam Koch ($3.1 million).


14. Former wide receiver-kick returner Jacoby Jones ($2.625 million).

15. Kicker Justin Tucker ($2.356 million).

16. Quarterback Matt Schaub ($2 million).

17. Inside linebacker C.J. Mosley ($1.997 million).

18. Safety Matt Elam ($1.845 million).

19. Defensive end Chris Canty ($1.75 million).


20. Outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw ($1.685 million).

21. Running back Justin Forsett ($1.6 million).

22. Wide receiver Breshad Perriman ($1.582 million).

23. Safety Will Hill ($1.542 million).

24. Cornerback Kyle Arrington ($1.466 million).

25. Safety Kendrick Lewis ($1.266 million).


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26. Linebacker Albert McClellan ($1.2 million).

27. Offensive guard Kelechi Osemele ($1.064 million)

28. Defensive end Lawrence Guy ($1.055 million).

29. Safety Anthony Levine ($1 million).

30. Defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan ($996,114).