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
Bills Contracts 2023: The Top 10
Includes the 10 largest active Buffalo Bills contracts by total value.
|1||QB Josh Allen||6y, $258.03M|
|2||EDGE Von Miller||6y, $120M|
|3||WR Stefon Diggs||4y, $96M|
|4||CB Tre’Davious White||4y, $69M|
|5||DT Ed Oliver||4y, $68M|
|6||T Dion Dawkins||4y, $58.3M|
|7||TE Dawson Knox||4y, $52M|
|8||LB Matt Milano||2y, $28.3M|
|9||CB Taron Johnson||3y, $24M|
|10||G Connor McGovern||3y, $22.35M|
Buffalo Bills’ Highest-paid Players of 2023
Includes the 10 largest Bills salaries by total cash compensation.
|1||QB Josh Allen||$28M|
|2||WR Stefon Diggs||$24.41M|
|3||DT Ed Oliver||$16.78M|
|4||EDGE Von Miller||$15M|
|5||LB Matt Milano||$13.62M|
|6||TE Dawson Knox||$12.54M|
|7||CB Tre’Davious White||$10.15M|
|8||G Connor McGovern||$10M|
|9||T Dion Dawkins||$9.85M|
|10||C 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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