Jay Cutler

Drafted:Round 1 (#11 overall), 2006
College:Vanderbilt

Current Salary Information

Jay Cutler signed a 7 year / $126.70 million contract with the Chicago Bears, including $54,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $18,100,000.

Contract: 7 yr(s) / $126,700,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary $18,100,000 Guaranteed: $54,000,000 Free Agent: 2021 / Unrestricted
Year Base Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentive Cap Hit Dead
2014 17,500,000 - - - - 1,000,000 - 18,500,000 38,000,000
2015 15,500,000 - - - - 1,000,000 - 16,500,000 19,500,000
2016 16,000,000 - - - - 1,000,000 - 17,000,000 3,000,000
2017 12,500,000 - 2,500,000 - - 1,000,000 - 16,000,000 2,000,000
2018 13,500,000 - 2,500,000 - - 1,000,000 - 17,000,000 1,000,000
2019 17,500,000 - 2,500,000 - - - - 20,000,000 -
2020 19,200,000 - 2,500,000 - - - - 21,700,000 -
2021 UFA
  • 2014-15 salaries guarantee 3/14/2014 ($38 million)
  • $10 million of 2016 salary guarantees 3/2015
  • $6 million of 2016 salary guarantees 3/2016
  • Roster Bonus: $2.5 million per year ($156,250 each game on active roster)
  • Workout: $500,000 annual de-escalator from base salary for failure to show up to offseason workout program
  • 2014 Restructure: $5 million/5 years
Source: Mike Florio

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Fines

Team Reason Games Susp. Amount Date  
CHI Verbal or other Non-Physical OffenseAgainst Official $20,000.00 11/13/2009

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Contract Forecast: Jay Cutler


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Estimated Career Earnings

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Transactions

Mar 24 2014
Restructured $5 million from his 2014 base salary with Chicago (CHI)
Jan 2 2014
Signed a 7 year $126.7 million contract extension with Chicago (CHI)
Oct 20 2009
Signed a 5 year $50.37 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
Apr 2 2009
Traded to Chicago (CHI) from Denver (DEN) with 2009 5th round pick for Kyle Orton, 2009 1st round pick and 2009 3rd round pick
Jul 27 2006
Signed a 6 year $48 million contract with Denver (DEN)
Jun 27 2006
Drafted by Denver (DEN): Round 1 (#11 overall)