Eddie Royal

Wide Receiver Age: 28 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#42 overall), 2008 College: Virginia Tech
  • Current Contract

    Eddie Royal signed a 3 year, $15,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including $10,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,000,000. In 2015, Royal will earn a base salary of $1,500,000 and a roster bonus of $4,000,000. Royal has a cap hit of $5,500,000 while his dead money value is $10,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $15,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Guaranteed $10,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Roster Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2015 Contract details by year $1,500,000 $4,000,000 $5,500,000 $10,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year $4,500,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000
    2017 Contract details by year $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 -
    2018 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2015-16 base salaries fully guaranteed
    • $100,000 annual de-escalator for not participating in workouts
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2014

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $13,500,000
    Signing Bonus $4,500,000
    Average Salary $4,500,000
    Guaranteed $6,000,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 - $3,000,000 -
    2013 $3,000,000 $1,500,000 - $4,500,000 $3,000,000
    2014 $1,750,000 $1,500,000 $1,750,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
    2015 Free agent year UFA  
    • $6 million guaranteed
    • 2014: $1.75M restructure bonus
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $295,000 $1,533,000 - - - - - $1,828,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $385,000 - $711,830 - - - - $1,096,830
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $470,000 - - - - - - $1,181,830
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - $237,278 - - - - $837,278
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $4,500,000 - - - - - $6,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - - - - - $3,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 - - - $1,750,000 - - $3,500,000
    Est. Earnings (7 seasons) $8,000,000 $6,033,000 $949,108 - $1,750,000 - - $17,443,938
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Eddie Royal ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($5,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #197
    NFC: #96
    NFC North: #28
    Chicago Bears: #8
    Wide Receiver: #21

    Total Cash ($5,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Wide Receiver: #0

    Average Annual ($5,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Wide Receiver: #0