Brian Urlacher

Linebacker Age: 37 Exp: 13 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#9 overall), 2000 College: New Mexico
Player Status: Retired
  • Current Contract

    Brian Urlacher signed a 5 year, $43,550,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including a $6,000,000 signing bonus, and an average annual salary of $8,710,000. In , Urlacher will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of . Urlacher has a cap hit of while his dead money value is .

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $43,550,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $8,710,000
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2008 Contract details by year 30 $2,124,999 $3,057,142 - $50,000 $500,000 $5,732,141 -
    2009 Contract details by year 31 $4,950,000 $3,057,142 - $500,000 $500,000 $9,007,142 -
    2010 Contract details by year 32 $6,150,000 $1,200,000 $1,300,000 $500,000 $500,000 $9,650,000 -
    2011 Contract details by year 33 $8,025,000 $1,200,000 $1,600,000 $500,000 $500,000 $11,825,000 -
    2012 Contract details by year 34 $7,500,000 $1,200,000 - $500,000 $500,000 $9,700,000 -
    2013 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Signing Bonus: $6 million
    • 2008 Restructure Bonus: $2.5 million
    • 2010 Roster Bonus: $1.3 million
    • 2011 Roster Bonus: $1.6 million
    • Workout Bonus: $50k Annually
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the various reports, including Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2003-2010

    Contract: 9 yr(s) / $56,650,000
    Signing Bonus $13,000,000
    Average Salary $6,294,444
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2011 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead
    2003 25 $1,050,000 $2,957,142 $1,000,000 - $50,000 $5,057,142 -
    2004 26 $1,750,000 $2,957,142 $2,000,000 $50,000 $50,000 $6,807,142 -
    2005 27 $1,250,000 $1,857,142 $3,000,000 $50,000 - $6,157,142 -
    2006 28 $3,950,000 $1,857,142 - $50,000 - $5,857,142 -
    2007 29 $3,950,000 $1,857,142 - $50,000 - $5,857,142 -
    2008 30 $3,950,000 $1,857,142 - $50,000 - $5,857,142 -
    2009 31 $4,950,000 $1,857,142 - $50,000 - $6,857,142 -
    2010 32 $6,150,000 - $1,300,000 $50,000 - $7,500,000 -
    2011 33 $7,350,000 - $1,600,000 $50,000 - $9,000,000 -
    2011 Free agent year 34 UFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2000 Player Cash Earnings $300,000 $5,500,000 - - - - $50,000 $5,850,000
    2001 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 - - - - - - $375,000
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 - - - - - $50,000 $500,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $1,050,000 $13,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - $50,000 $15,100,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 - $2,000,000 $50,000 - - $50,000 $3,850,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - $3,000,000 $50,000 - - - $4,300,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $3,950,000 - - $50,000 - - - $4,000,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $3,950,000 - - $50,000 - - - $4,000,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $2,124,999 $6,000,000 - $50,000 $2,500,000 - - $10,674,999
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $4,950,000 - - $500,000 - - - $5,450,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,150,000 - $1,300,000 $500,000 - - - $7,950,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $8,025,000 - $1,600,000 $500,000 - - - $10,125,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings - - - $500,000 - - - $500,000
    13 seasons $34,324,999 $24,500,000 $8,900,000 $2,250,000 $2,500,000 - $200,000 $72,674,999
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    12/07/2012 Player contract details by year Horse Collar Tackle $21,000 for a horse collar tackle against Seattle
    11/30/2012 Player contract details by year Horse Collar Tackle $15,750 for a horse collar tackle on Vikings RB Adrian Peterson
    12/24/2010 Player contract details by year Hit on Defenseless Player $10,000 Defenseless hit against Visanthe Schiancoe
    10/18/2008 Player contract details by year Verbal or other Non-Physical Offense Against Official $20,000 Abusing an official against Atlanta (ATL)
    04/19/2007 Player contract details by year Other Uniform/Equipment Violation $100,000 Uniform Violation (non-sponsored hat at a press conference)
    - $166,750