Chris Kelsay

Defensive End Age: 35 Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#48 overall), 2003 College: Nebraska
Player Status: Retired
  • Current Contract

    Chris Kelsay signed a 4 year, $28,200,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $5,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,050,000. In , Kelsay will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of . Kelsay has a cap hit of while his dead money value is .

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $28,200,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $7,050,000
    Guaranteed $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2010 Contract details by year 30 $4,080,000 $2,400,000 - $100,000 - $6,580,000 -
    2011 Contract details by year 31 $2,000,000 $400,000 $2,000,000 $100,000 - $4,500,000 -
    2012 Contract details by year 32 $2,843,750 $400,000 $750,000 $100,000 $1,000,000 $5,093,750 -
    2013 Contract details by year 33 $3,725,000 $400,000 $750,000 $100,000 $1,000,000 $5,975,000 $800,000
    2014 Contract details by year 34 $3,745,000 $400,000 $750,000 $100,000 $1,000,000 $5,995,000 -
    2015 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Signing Bonus: $1.6 million
    • 2011 Reporting Bonus: $2 million
    • 2011-2014 Roster Bonus: $750,000
    • 2011-2014 Workout Bonus: $100,000
    • 2012 IR: week 14
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the various reports, including Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2013 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2013 Player contract details by year $800,000 - - $800,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $225,000 $1,375,000 - - - - - $1,600,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - - - - - $305,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - - - - - $380,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $455,000 - - - - - - $455,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $8,000,000 $3,000,000 $100,000 - - - $12,100,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,400,000 - $1,500,000 $100,000 - - - $3,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - - $3,600,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $4,080,000 $2,000,000 - $100,000 - - - $6,180,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings - - $2,000,000 $100,000 - - - $2,100,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings - - $750,000 $100,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,850,000
    10 seasons $10,845,000 $11,375,000 $7,750,000 $600,000 - - $1,000,000 $31,570,000