Michael Oher

Left Tackle Age: 29 Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#23 overall), 2009 College: Mississippi Agent(s): Jimmy Sexton (CAA Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Michael Oher signed a 2 year, $7,000,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including a $2,500,000 signing bonus, $2,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,500,000. In 2015, Oher will earn a base salary of $850,000, a signing bonus of $2,500,000, a roster bonus of $171,875 and a workout bonus of $150,000. Oher has a cap hit of $2,421,875 while his dead money value is $2,500,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $7,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,500,000
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Guaranteed $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $850,000 $1,250,000 $171,875 $150,000 $2,421,875 $2,500,000
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $2,350,000 $1,250,000 $750,000 $150,000 $4,500,000 $1,250,000
    2017 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2015 Roster Bonus: $250,000
    • 2016 Roster Bonus: $750,000
    • Workout Bonus: $150,000

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2015 Player contract details by year - $3,000,000 $3,000,000

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2017

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $20,000,000
    Signing Bonus $4,000,000
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Guaranteed $9,350,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2014 28 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $3,000,000 $6,000,000
    2015 29 $4,000,000 $1,000,000 $5,000,000 $3,000,000
    2016 30 $5,000,000 $1,000,000 $6,000,000 $2,000,000
    2017 31 $5,000,000 $1,000,000 $6,000,000 $1,000,000
    2018 Free agent year UFA  
    • $6M guaranteed (Signing Bonus + 2014 base)
    • $3.35M of 2015 base guarantees 3/12/15
    Source: Aaron Wilson
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $310,000 - $942,000 - - - - $1,252,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - - - - $4,680,000 $1,888,000 $6,963,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - - - - - $630,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $865,000 - - - - - - $865,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,785,000 - - - - - - $3,785,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $4,000,000 - - - - - $6,000,000
    6 seasons $7,985,000 $4,000,000 $942,000 - - $4,680,000 $1,888,000 $19,495,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $850,000 $2,500,000 $171,875 $150,000 - - - $3,671,875
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,350,000 - $750,000 $150,000 - - - $3,250,000
    $11,185,000 $6,500,000 $1,863,875 $300,000 - $4,680,000 $1,888,000 $26,416,875
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    09/26/2014 Player contract details by year Late Hit $8,268 Late hit against Cincinnati (CIN)
    12/28/2012 Player contract details by year Chop Block $10,000 for a chop block against New York Giants
    12/03/2010 Player contract details by year Personal Messages $5,000 Violating the social media policy (Twitter during game)
    10/01/2010 Player contract details by year Fighting $5,000 Fighting with Robaire Smith
    - $28,268
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Michael Oher ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($2,421,875) Rank
    NFL: #490
    Carolina Panthers: #11
    Left Tackle: #27

    Total Cash ($3,671,875) Rank
    NFL: #341
    Left Tackle: #22

    Average Annual ($3,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #365
    Left Tackle: #23