Roman Harper

Safety Age: 32 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#43 overall), 2006 College: Alabama Agent(s): SportsTrust Advisors
  • Current Contract

    Roman Harper signed a 5 year, $10,625,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including a $1,500,000 signing bonus, $1,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,125,000. In 2015, Harper will earn a base salary of $1,200,000, a roster bonus of $250,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000. Harper has a cap hit of $1,800,000 while his dead money value is $1,200,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $10,625,000
    Signing Bonus $1,500,000
    Average Salary $2,125,000
    Guaranteed $1,500,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year 31 $950,000 $300,000 $218,750 $50,000 $1,518,750 $1,550,000
    2015 Contract details by year 32 $1,200,000 $300,000 $250,000 $50,000 $1,800,000 $1,200,000
    2016 Contract details by year 33 $985,000 $300,000 $3,375,000 - $4,660,000 $900,000
    2017 Contract details by year 34 $1,000,000 $300,000 - - $1,300,000 $600,000
    2018 Contract details by year 35 $1,015,000 $300,000 - - $1,315,000 $300,000
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Contract has an opt-out after 2015

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2015

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $10,500,000
    Signing Bonus $2,910,000
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Guaranteed $4,000,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2013 30 $840,000 $2,720,000 - $100,000 $3,660,000 $6,510,000
    2014 31 $2,350,000 $2,720,000 $650,000 $150,000 $5,870,000 $3,690,000
    2015 32 $2,700,000 $970,000 $650,000 $150,000 $4,470,000 $970,000
    2016 Free agent year UFA  
    • 2014-15 Roster Bonus: $650,000 (Due 3/13)
    • 2012-13 Workout Bonus: $100,000
    • 2014-15 Workout Bonus: $150,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $275,000 $880,000 $109,000 - - - $595,500 $1,859,500
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $360,000 - - - - $360,000 - $720,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $445,000 - - - - - $50,000 $495,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $535,000 - - - - - - $535,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $2,521,000 - - - - - - $2,521,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,900,000 $7,000,000 - - - - - $8,900,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $100,000 - - - $4,600,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $840,000 $2,910,000 - $100,000 - - - $3,850,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $950,000 - $218,750 $50,000 - - - $1,218,750
    9 seasons $12,326,000 $10,790,000 $327,750 $250,000 - $360,000 $645,500 $24,699,250
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,200,000 - $250,000 $50,000 - - - $1,500,000
    $13,526,000 $10,790,000 $577,750 $300,000 - $360,000 $645,500 $26,199,250
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    11/21/2014 Player contract details by year Unnecessarily Entering Fight Area (active involvement) $8,268 for unnecessary roughness for hitting Devin Hester during scrap in ATL-CAR game
    10/12/2011 Player contract details by year Late Hit $15,000 for a late hit on Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith after a touchdown
    - $23,268
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Roman Harper ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($1,800,000) Rank
    NFL: #619
    Carolina Panthers: #14
    Safety: #48

    Total Cash ($1,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #686
    Safety: #55

    Average Annual ($2,125,000) Rank
    NFL: #559
    Safety: #40