Jay Cutler

Quarterback Age: 31 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#11 overall), 2006 College: Vanderbilt
  • Current Contract

    Jay Cutler signed a 7 year, $126,700,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including $54,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $18,100,000. In 2015, Cutler will earn a base salary of $15,500,000 and a restructure bonus of $5,000,000. Cutler has a cap hit of $16,500,000 while his dead money value is $29,500,000.

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $126,700,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $18,100,000
    Guaranteed $54,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Roster Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year $17,500,000 - $1,000,000 $18,500,000 $38,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year $15,500,000 - $1,000,000 $16,500,000 $29,500,000
    2016 Contract details by year $16,000,000 - $1,000,000 $17,000,000 $13,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year $12,500,000 $2,500,000 $1,000,000 $16,000,000 $2,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year $13,500,000 $2,500,000 $1,000,000 $17,000,000 $1,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year $17,500,000 $2,500,000 - $20,000,000 -
    2020 Contract details by year $19,200,000 $2,500,000 - $21,700,000 -
    2021 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2014-15 salaries guarantee 3/14/2014 ($38 million)
    • $5M of 2014 salary deferred to 2015
    • $10 million of 2016 salary guarantees 3/12/2015
    • $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

    Previous Contracts

    2009-2013

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $50,370,000
    Signing Bonus $7,000,000
    Average Salary $10,074,000
    Guaranteed $20,000,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2009 $10,034,999 $1,400,000 $100,000 $11,534,999 -
    2010 $7,000,000 $1,400,000 $500,000 $8,900,000 -
    2011 $7,600,000 $1,400,000 $500,000 $9,500,000 -
    2012 $7,700,000 $1,400,000 $500,000 $9,600,000 -
    2013 $8,470,000 $1,400,000 $500,000 $10,370,000 $1,400,000
    2014 Free agent year UFA  
    • $20 million guaranteed
    • Signing Bonus: $7 million
    • Workout Bonus: $500,000
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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 - $1,275,000 - - - - $1,550,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $360,000 - - - - $7,887,500 - $8,247,500
    2008 Player Cash Earnings - - - $100,000 - - - $747,500
    2009 Player Cash Earnings - - - - - - - $4,732,500
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $10,034,999 - - $100,000 - - - $10,134,999
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $500,000 - - - $7,500,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $7,600,000 - - $500,000 - - - $8,100,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $7,700,000 - - $500,000 - - - $8,200,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $8,470,000 - - $500,000 - - - $8,970,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $17,500,000 - - - - - $6,808 $17,506,808
    Est. Earnings (9 seasons) $58,939,999 - $1,275,000 $2,200,000 - $7,887,500 $6,808 $75,689,307
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    11/30/2012 Player contract details by year Unsportsmanlike Conduct $10,000 Throwing the ball at A.J. Jefferson (MIN)
    11/13/2009 Player contract details by year Verbal or other Non-Physical Offense Against Official $20,000 Verbally abusing an official
    - $30,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jay Cutler ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($16,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #13
    NFC: #9
    NFC North: #4
    Chicago Bears: #1
    Quarterback: #9

    Total Cash ($20,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #4
    Quarterback: #0

    Average Annual ($18,100,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Quarterback: #0