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Buffalo Bills Salary Cap 2023: Contracts, Highest-paid Players & More

Last Updated: October 15, 2023
Who’s the Bills’ highest-paid player? What are their biggest contracts on the books? Here’s what you need to know about Buffalo’s salary cap spending in 2023.

One day, the Buffalo Bills are going to break through. In the meantime, GM Brandon Beane and head coach Sean McDermott have spent the last several years putting in yeoman’s work to ensure that the championship window stays open for the beasts of the AFC East for as long as possible.

A huge part of that? Locking in as many franchise cornerstones as possible, including quarterback Josh Allen, wide receiver Stefon Diggs, and future Hall of Fame edge rusher Von Miller.

But of course, Super Bowls aren’t simply won by superstars, but with an ideal mix of veteran role players and phenoms on affordable rookie-scale deals.

That got us thinking — what’s the full rundown of the team’s biggest salaries on the books for 2023, as well as their largest contracts overall?

Boardroom has all your Bills salary cap particulars for the current NFL season.

Bills Salary Cap 2023: Spending & Space

All dollar figures and cap estimates in this article via Spotrac. Reflects a hard salary cap of $224.8 million.

So, are the Bills over the salary cap? Check out their full spending breakdown as of Oct. 12, 2023.

  • Active contracts: $178,849,267
  • Dead cap money: $7,705,368
  • Total salary cap usage: $225,628,374
  • Salary cap space: $2,216,649
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Bills Contracts 2023: The Top 10

Includes the 10 largest active Buffalo Bills contracts by total value.

1QB Josh Allen6y, $258.03M
2EDGE Von Miller6y, $120M
3WR Stefon Diggs4y, $96M
4CB Tre’Davious White4y, $69M
5DT Ed Oliver4y, $68M
6T Dion Dawkins4y, $58.3M
7TE Dawson Knox4y, $52M
8LB Matt Milano2y, $28.3M
9CB Taron Johnson3y, $24M
10G Connor McGovern3y, $22.35M

Buffalo Bills’ Highest-paid Players of 2023

Includes the 10 largest Bills salaries by total cash compensation.

1QB Josh Allen$28M
2WR Stefon Diggs$24.41M
3DT Ed Oliver$16.78M
4EDGE Von Miller$15M
5LB Matt Milano$13.62M
6TE Dawson Knox$12.54M
7CB Tre’Davious White$10.15M
8G Connor McGovern$10M
9T Dion Dawkins$9.85M
10C Mitch Morse$8.25M

Other Notable Bills Salaries

12. S Micah Hyde: $7,200,000
t13. S Jordan Poyer: $7,000,000
20. RB Nyhiem Hines: $4,000,000
24. WR Gabe Davis: $2,742,000
t48. S Damar Hamlin: $940,000

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