Charles Johnson

Defensive End Age: 28 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#83 overall), 2007 College: Georgia
  • Current Contract

    Charles Johnson signed a 6 year, $76,000,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including a $30,000,000 signing bonus, $32,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,666,667. In 2015, Johnson will earn a base salary of $9,750,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000. Johnson has a cap hit of $20,020,000 while his dead money value is $14,040,000.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $76,000,000
    Signing Bonus $30,000,000
    Average Salary $12,666,667
    Guaranteed $32,000,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2011 Contract details by year $4,000,000 $6,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $32,000,000
    2012 Contract details by year $4,750,000 $6,000,000 $250,000 - $11,000,000 $24,000,000
    2013 Contract details by year $1,070,000 $6,000,000 $250,000 $1,420,000 $8,740,000 $23,680,000
    2014 Contract details by year $950,000 $6,000,000 $250,000 $4,020,000 $11,220,000 $24,310,000
    2015 Contract details by year $9,750,000 $6,000,000 $250,000 $4,020,000 $20,020,000 $14,040,000
    2016 Contract details by year $10,750,000 - $250,000 $4,020,000 $15,020,000 $4,020,000
    2017 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $32 million guaranteed
    • Signing bonus: $30 million
    • 2012-16 Workout Bonus: $250,000
    • 2013 Restructure: $5.68 million /4 years
    • 2014 Restructure: $7.8 million / 3 years

    Previous Contracts

    2007-2010Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,375,000
    Signing Bonus $710,000
    Average Salary $593,750
    Guaranteed $710,000
    Free Agent: 2011 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2007 $285,000 $177,500 $462,500 -
    2008 $370,000 $177,500 $547,500 -
    2009 $460,000 $177,500 $637,500 -
    2010 $1,101,000 $177,500 $1,278,500 -
    2011 Free agent year UFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 $710,000 - - - - - $995,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - - - $370,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - - - - - - $460,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $1,101,000 - - - - - - $1,101,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $30,000,000 - - - - - $34,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - $250,000 - - - $5,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,070,000 - - $250,000 $5,680,000 - - $7,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $950,000 - - $250,000 $7,800,000 - - $9,000,000
    Est. Earnings (8 seasons) $12,986,000 $30,710,000 - $750,000 $13,480,000 - - $57,926,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    10/05/2012 Player contract details by year Face Mask $7,875 for face mask violation on Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan
    11/18/2011 Player contract details by year Striking/Kicking/Kneeing $7,500 Punching a player against Tennessee (TEN)
    - $15,375
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Charles Johnson ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($20,020,000) Rank
    NFL: #3
    Carolina Panthers: #1
    Defensive End: #1

    Total Cash ($10,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #62
    Defensive End: #6

    Average Annual ($12,666,667) Rank
    NFL: #34
    Defensive End: #5