John Carlson

Tight End Age: 31 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#38 overall), 2008 College: Notre Dame Agent(s): BTI Sports Advisors
Player Status: Retired
  • Current Contract

    John Carlson signed a 2 year, $3,200,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including a $100,000 signing bonus, $100,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,600,000. In 2015, Carlson will earn a base salary of $1,000,000 and a roster bonus of $600,000. Carlson has a cap hit of $1,650,000 while his dead money value is $50,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $3,200,000
    Signing Bonus $100,000
    Average Salary $1,600,000
    Guaranteed $100,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year 30 $800,000 $50,000 $587,500 - $1,437,500 $100,000
    2015 Contract details by year 31 $1,000,000 $50,000 $600,000 - $1,650,000 $50,000
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2014 Roster Bonus: $100,000
    • 2014 Per Game Bonus: $600,000 (13 Games earned)
    • 2015 Roster Bonus: $150,000
    • 2015 Per Game Bonus: $600,000 (13 Games earned)
    • NLTBE Incentives: $1.3 million

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2015 Player contract details by year - $50,000 - $50,000

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2016

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $25,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Guaranteed $9,100,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 28 $2,900,000 $1,000,000 $100,000 $4,000,000 -
    2013 29 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $50,000 $2,550,000 $5,300,000
    2014 30 $3,900,000 $1,000,000 - $4,900,000 $3,000,000
    2015 31 $4,900,000 $1,000,000 - $5,900,000 $2,000,000
    2016 32 $4,900,000 $1,000,000 - $5,900,000 $1,000,000
    2017 Free agent year UFA  
    • $9.1 million guaranteed (signing bonus + 2012 base + $1.2M of 2013 base)
    • Signing Bonus: $5 million
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $100,000
    • 2013 Restructure: Base salary reduced from $2.9M to $1.5M, Workout Bonus reduced to $50,000
    • NLTBE Incentives: $1.45M
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $295,000 $1,500,000 $100,000 - - - - $1,895,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $423,000 - - $60,000 - - - $483,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $521,750 - - $60,000 - - - $581,750
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $620,500 - - $60,000 - - - $680,500
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,900,000 $5,000,000 - $100,000 - - - $8,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - $50,000 - - - $1,550,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $800,000 $100,000 $587,500 - - - - $1,487,500
    7 seasons $7,060,250 $6,600,000 $687,500 $330,000 - - - $14,677,750
    $7,060,250 $6,600,000 $687,500 $330,000 - - - $14,677,750