Embed This Kelvin Benjamin

Wide Receiver Age: 26 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#28 overall), 2014 College: Florida State Agent(s): Eugene Parker (Relativity Sports)



  • Current Contract

    Kelvin Benjamin signed a 4 year, $7,664,250 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including a $3,894,000 signing bonus, $6,199,225 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,916,063. In 2017, Benjamin will earn a base salary of $1,000,000 and a roster bonus of $465,125, while carrying a cap hit of $2,438,625 and a dead cap value of $1,438,625.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $7,664,250
    Signing Bonus $3,894,000
    Average Salary $1,916,063
    Total Guarantees $6,199,225
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,199,225
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2014 Contract details by year 23 $420,000 $973,500 - $1,393,500 $6,199,225 $4,314,000($4,314,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: $6,199,2252014 Cap Savings: $-4,805,725 Pre-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: $6,199,2252014 Cap Savings: $-4,805,725 Post-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: -2015 Dead Cap: $6,199,2252014 Cap Savings: $1,393,500 Post-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: -2015 Dead Cap: $6,199,2252014 Cap Savings: $1,393,500
    2015 Contract details by year 24 $768,375 $973,500 - $1,741,875 $4,805,725 $768,375($5,082,375)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $4,805,7252015 Cap Savings: $-3,063,850 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $4,805,7252015 Cap Savings: $-3,063,850 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $973,5002016 Dead Cap: $3,832,2252015 Cap Savings: $768,375 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $973,5002016 Dead Cap: $3,832,2252015 Cap Savings: $768,375
    2016 Contract details by year 25 $1,116,750 $973,500 - $2,090,250 $3,063,750 $1,116,750($6,199,125)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $3,063,7502016 Cap Savings: $-973,500 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $1,947,0002016 Cap Savings: $143,250 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $2,090,2502017 Dead Cap: $973,5002016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $973,5002017 Dead Cap: $973,5002016 Cap Savings: $1,116,750
    2017 Contract details by year 26 $1,000,000 $973,500 $465,125 $2,438,625 $1,438,625 $1,465,125($7,664,250)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $1,438,6252017 Cap Savings: $1,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $1,438,6252017 Cap Savings: $1,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $1,438,6252018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $1,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $1,438,6252018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $1,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 27 $8,459,000 - - $8,459,000 - $8,459,000($16,123,250)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: -2018 Cap Savings: $8,459,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: -2018 Cap Savings: $8,459,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: -2019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $8,459,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: -2019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $8,459,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 5th year option available
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 $3,894,000 - - - - - $4,314,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $768,375 - - - - - - $768,375
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,116,750 - - - - - - $1,116,750
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - $465,125 - - - - $1,465,125
    4 seasons $3,305,125 $3,894,000 $465,125 - - - - $7,664,250
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $8,459,000 - - - - - - $8,459,000
    $11,764,125 $3,894,000 $465,125 - - - - $16,123,250
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/23/2016, $12,154

      Excessive Celebration against San Francisco (SF)


    • Player contract details by year 12/13/2014, $8,268

      Role in a brawl against New Orleans (NO)


    • TOTAL: $20,422

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Kelvin Benjamin ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2017 7 7 7 330 0.692 44 29 436 15 1 0 49.6
    2016 16 16 13 800 0.722 118 63 941 14.9 7 1 134.1
    2014 16 16 15 925 0.838 145 73 1008 13.8 9 1 152.8