Martellus Bennett

Tight End Age: 28 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#61 overall), 2008 College: Texas A&M Agent(s): MS World
  • Current Contract

    Martellus Bennett signed a 4 year, $20,400,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including a $4,500,000 signing bonus, $5,125,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,100,000. In 2015, Bennett will earn a base salary of $4,900,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000. Bennett has a cap hit of $6,125,000 while his dead money value is $2,250,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $20,400,000
    Signing Bonus $4,500,000
    Average Salary $5,100,000
    Guaranteed $5,125,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2013 Contract details by year $715,000 $1,125,000 $100,000 $1,940,000 $9,215,000
    2014 Contract details by year $4,800,000 $1,125,000 $100,000 $6,025,000 $3,475,000
    2015 Contract details by year $4,900,000 $1,125,000 $100,000 $6,125,000 $2,250,000
    2016 Contract details by year $5,085,000 $1,125,000 $100,000 $6,310,000 $1,125,000
    2017 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $5.215 million guaranteed (signing bonus + 2013 base + $4 million of 2014 base)
    • 2014 base becomes FULLY guaranteed on 3rd day of 2014 league.
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $100,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,500,000
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Cap Hit Dead
    2012 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 -
    2013 Free agent year UFA  
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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 $820,000 - - - - - $1,115,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $385,000 - - - - $440,000 - $825,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $470,000 - - - - - - $470,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - - - - - $555,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings - - - - - - - $2,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $715,000 $4,500,000 - $100,000 - - - $5,315,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $4,800,000 - - $100,000 - - $21,624 $4,921,624
    Est. Earnings (7 seasons) $7,220,000 $5,320,000 - $200,000 - $440,000 $21,624 $15,701,624
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    12/26/2014 Player contract details by year Verbal or other Non-Physical Offense Against Official $22,050 Abusive language toward an official against Detroit (DET)
    - $22,050
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Martellus Bennett ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($6,125,000) Rank
    NFL: #174
    NFC: #83
    NFC North: #22
    Chicago Bears: #7
    Tight End: #11

    Total Cash ($5,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Tight End: #0

    Average Annual ($5,100,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Tight End: #0