Dan Carpenter

Kicker Age: 29 Exp: 7 Years
Undrafted: 2008, Dolphins College: Montana Agent(s): Eastern Athletic Services
  • Current Contract

    Dan Carpenter signed a 4 year, $9,950,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including a $2,150,000 signing bonus, $2,150,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,487,500. In 2015, Carpenter will earn a base salary of $1,300,000, a roster bonus of $500,000 and a workout bonus of $25,000. Carpenter has a cap hit of $2,362,500 while his dead money value is $2,112,500.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $9,950,000
    Signing Bonus $2,150,000
    Average Salary $2,487,500
    Guaranteed $2,150,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year 28 $1,250,000 $537,500 - $25,000 $1,812,500 $2,175,000
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $1,300,000 $537,500 $500,000 $25,000 $2,362,500 $2,112,500
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $2,025,000 $537,500 $250,000 $25,000 $2,837,500 $1,075,000
    2017 Contract details by year 31 $2,125,000 $537,500 $250,000 $25,000 $2,937,500 $537,500
    2018 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2015 Roster Bonus: $500,000
    • 2016-17 Roster Bonus: $250,000
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $25,000

    Previous Contracts

    2010-2013

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,250,000
    Average Salary $2,000,000
    Guaranteed $1,250,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2010 24 $470,000 $312,500 - $782,500 -
    2011 25 $1,005,000 $312,500 $25,000 $1,342,500 -
    2012 26 $2,525,000 $312,500 $25,000 $2,862,500 -
    2013 27 $2,675,000 $312,500 - $2,987,500 $337,500
    2014 Free agent year UFA  
    • 2011-13 Workout Bonus: $25,000
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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 $7,500 - - - - - $302,500
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $385,000 - - - - - - $385,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $470,000 $1,250,000 - - - - - $1,720,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,005,000 - - $25,000 - - - $1,030,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,525,000 - - $25,000 - - - $2,550,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $715,000 - - - - - - $715,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 $2,150,000 - $25,000 - - - $3,425,000
    7 seasons $6,645,000 $3,407,500 - $75,000 - - - $10,127,500
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,300,000 - $500,000 $25,000 - - - $1,825,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,025,000 - $250,000 $25,000 - - - $2,300,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,125,000 - $250,000 $25,000 - - - $2,400,000
    $12,095,000 $3,407,500 $1,000,000 $150,000 - - - $16,652,500
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Dan Carpenter ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($2,362,500) Rank
    NFL: #502
    Buffalo Bills: #19
    Kicker: #14

    Total Cash ($1,825,000) Rank
    NFL: #584
    Kicker: #17

    Average Annual ($2,487,500) Rank
    NFL: #496
    Kicker: #15