Greg Olsen

Tight End Age: 30 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#31 overall), 2007 College: Miami (FL)
  • Current Contract

    Greg Olsen signed a 3 year, $22,500,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including a $12,000,000 signing bonus, and an average annual salary of $7,500,000. In 2015, Olsen will earn a base salary of $900,000, a signing bonus of $12,000,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000. Olsen has a cap hit of $6,300,000 while his dead money value is $15,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $22,500,000
    Signing Bonus $12,000,000
    Average Salary $7,500,000
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2015 Contract details by year $900,000 $3,500,000 $625,000 $100,000 $1,175,000 $6,300,000 $15,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year $1,250,000 $3,000,000 - $250,000 $600,000 $5,100,000 $7,200,000
    2017 Contract details by year $6,500,000 $3,000,000 - $250,000 $600,000 $10,350,000 $6,600,000
    2018 Contract details by year $6,500,000 $3,000,000 - $250,000 - $9,750,000 $3,000,000
    2019 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2015

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $22,800,000
    Signing Bonus $2,500,000
    Average Salary $4,560,000
    Guaranteed $6,200,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2011 $700,000 $500,000 - - - $1,200,000 -
    2012 $700,000 $500,000 $625,000 - $575,000 $2,400,000 -
    2013 $750,000 $500,000 $625,000 $250,000 $1,175,000 $3,300,000 $8,100,000
    2014 $5,250,000 $500,000 $625,000 $250,000 $1,175,000 $7,800,000 $5,800,000
    2015 $5,250,000 $500,000 $625,000 $250,000 $1,175,000 $7,800,000 $2,700,000
    2016 $1,000,000 - - - $600,000 $1,600,000 -
    2017 $1,000,000 - - - $600,000 $1,600,000 -
    2016 Free agent year UFA  
    • 2012: $3 million base salary is guaranteed
    • 2012 Restructure Bonus: $2.3 million / 4 years
    • 2012 Option Bonus: $2.5 million /4 years
    • 2013-15 Workout Bonus: $250,000 
    • 2013 Restructure Bonus: $3 million / 5 years
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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 $250,000 $720,000 - - - - $1,255,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - $3,545,000 - $3,915,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - $100,000 - - - - $560,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 - $140,000 - - - - $690,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 $2,500,000 - - - - - $3,200,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 - - - $2,300,000 $2,500,000 - $5,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - - $250,000 $3,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 - - $250,000 - - - $5,500,000
    Est. Earnings (8 seasons) $9,065,000 $2,750,000 $960,000 $500,000 $5,300,000 $6,045,000 - $24,620,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Greg Olsen ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($6,300,000) Rank
    NFL: #168
    Carolina Panthers: #7
    Tight End: #9

    Total Cash ($13,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Tight End: #0

    Average Annual ($7,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Tight End: #0