Embed This Willie Young

Outside Linebacker Age: 32 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 7 (#213 overall), 2010 College: North Carolina State Agent(s):



  • Current Contract

    Willie Young signed a 2 year, $11,050,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including a $2,700,000 signing bonus, $9,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,525,000. In 2017, Young will earn a base salary of $1,000,000 and a roster bonus of $2,200,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,100,000 and a dead cap value of $5,000,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $11,050,000
    Signing Bonus $2,700,000
    Average Salary $5,525,000
    Total Guarantees $9,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $9,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 31 $800,000 $1,566,668 $2,300,000 $50,000 $4,716,668 $9,716,668 $5,850,000($5,850,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $9,716,6682016 Cap Savings: $-5,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $3,366,6682016 Cap Savings: $1,350,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $7,916,6682017 Dead Cap: $1,800,0002016 Cap Savings: $-3,200,000 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $1,566,6682017 Dead Cap: $1,800,0002016 Cap Savings: $3,150,000
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $1,000,000 $900,000 $2,200,000 - $4,100,000 $5,000,000 $3,200,000($9,050,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $5,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $-900,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $100,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $4,100,0002018 Dead Cap: $900,0002017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $3,100,0002018 Dead Cap: $900,0002017 Cap Savings: $1,000,000

    Potential Out: 2018, 2 yr, $9,050,000; $900,000 dead cap

    2018 Contract details by year 33 $3,500,000 $900,000 $1,000,000 - $5,400,000 $900,000 $4,500,000($13,550,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $900,0002018 Cap Savings: $4,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $900,0002018 Cap Savings: $4,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $900,0002019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $4,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $900,0002019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $4,500,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $9M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2016 salary + 2016 roster bonus + 2017 salary + 2017 roster bonus)
    • 2016 Roster Bonus: $2.3M (8/5/16)
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $2.2M (paid 3/11/2017, GTD 8/5/16)
    • 2016 Workout Bonus: $50,000

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2016

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $9,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Guaranteed $3,950,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead
    2014 29 $950,000 $666,666 $50,000 $1,000,000 $2,666,666 $4,000,000
    2015 30 $2,450,000 $666,666 $50,000 - $3,166,666 $1,383,334
    2016 31 $2,450,000 $666,668 $50,000 - $3,166,668 $666,668
    2017 Free agent year 32 UFA  
    Source: Aaron Wilson
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 $48,000 - - - - - $368,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 - - - - - - $450,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $490,000 - - - - - - $490,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,200,000 $300,000 - - - - - $1,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $950,000 $2,000,000 - $50,000 - - $36,399 $3,036,399
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,450,000 - - $50,000 - - $20,642 $2,520,642
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $800,000 $2,700,000 $2,300,000 $50,000 - - - $5,850,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - $2,200,000 - - - - $3,200,000
    8 seasons $7,660,000 $5,048,000 $4,500,000 $150,000 - - $57,041 $17,415,041
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - $4,500,000
    $11,160,000 $5,048,000 $5,500,000 $150,000 - - $57,041 $21,915,041
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/30/2016, $18,231

      Roughing the Passer against Dak Prescott (DAL)


    • Player contract details by year 11/20/2015, $17,363

      Roughing the Passer against Nick Foles (STL)


    • Player contract details by year 12/05/2014, $8,268

      Excessive facemask against Matthew Stafford (DET)


    • Player contract details by year 11/15/2013, $15,750

      Roughing the Passer against Josh McCown (CHI)


    • Player contract details by year 08/30/2013, $7,875

      Taunting


    • TOTAL: $67,487

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Willie Young ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2017 4 4 2 119 0.258 2 7 4 3
    2016 16 16 12 713 0.664 7.5 39 22 17 1
    2015 15 15 8 524 0.506 6.5 30 24 6 1
    2014 15 15 8 664 0.678 9.5 40 28 12 1
    2013 16 16 15 770 0.747 3 46 29 17
    2012 16 16 323 0.313 11 7 4
    2011 14 14 3 14 9 5
    2010 2 2