Asante Samuel

Cornerback Age: 34 Exp: 11 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#120 overall), 2003 College: Central Florida
Player Status: Inactive
  • Current Contract

    Asante Samuel signed a 3 year / $14,700,000 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including $2,250,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $4,900,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $14,700,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,900,000
    Guaranteed $2,250,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Roster Bonus Option Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2012 Contract details by year $1,250,000 $937,500 $750,000 $2,937,500 -
    2013 Contract details by year $3,200,000 $1,750,000 $750,000 $5,700,000 $1,500,000
    2014 Contract details by year $3,500,000 $1,750,000 $750,000 $6,000,000 $750,000
    2015 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $4 million in escalators (Pro Bowl & INT)
    • 2012 Option Bonus: $2.25 million
    • 2012 Roster Bonus: $1 million
    • 2013-14 Roster Bonus (September): $1 million
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2014 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Dead Cap Hit
    2014 Player contract details by year $750,000 $750,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $225,000 $312,500 - - - - $537,500
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - - - $35,000 $340,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - - - $35,000 $415,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $721,600 - - - - $35,000 $756,600
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $7,790,000 - - - - - $7,790,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $645,000 $6,000,000 $7,000,000 $500,000 - - $14,145,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $1,900,000 - $7,000,000 - - - $8,900,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $8,895,000 - - - - - $8,895,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $5,900,000 - - $100,000 - - $6,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - $937,500 - $2,250,000 - $4,437,500
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,200,000 - $1,750,000 - - - $4,950,000
    Est. Earnings (11 seasons) $31,211,600 $6,312,500 $16,687,500 $600,000 $2,250,000 $105,000 $57,166,600
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    11/24/2010 Player contract details by year Helmet-to-Helmet Hit $40,000 Helmet to Helmet hit against Derek Hagan
    10/16/2009 Player contract details by year Face Mask $5,000 Excessive Facemask against Derrick Ward (TB)
    - $45,000