Shawne Merriman

Linebacker Age: 31 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#12 overall), 2005 College: Maryland
Player Status: Retired
  • Current Contract

    Shawne Merriman signed a 1 year, $700,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including an average annual salary of $700,000. In , Merriman 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 . Merriman has a cap hit of while his dead money value is .

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $700,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $700,000
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2012 Contract details by year 28 $700,000 - - $947,059 -
    2013 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the various reports, including Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2012 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2012 Player contract details by year $1,750,000 - - $1,750,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $230,000 - $1,288,000 - - - - $1,518,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $267,648 - - - - $6,350,000 - $6,617,648
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $680,000 - - - - - - $680,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,050,000 - - - - - - $1,050,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,972,000 - - - - - - $2,972,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $3,269,200 $1,500,030 - - - - - $4,769,230
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,750,000 - $500,000 $500,000 - - - $3,750,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 - - - - - $247,059 $947,059
    8 seasons $11,918,848 $1,500,030 $1,788,000 $500,000 - $6,350,000 $247,059 $22,303,937
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    10/23/2006 Player contract details by year 4 games $82,352 Substance Abuse
    $4 $82,352