Embed This Giovani Bernard

Running Back Age: 25 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#37 overall), 2013 College: North Carolina Agent(s): Badia Ghahremani (International Sports Agency)



  • Current Contract

    Giovani Bernard signed a 3 year, $15,500,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $3,000,000 signing bonus, $5,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,166,667. In 2017, Bernard will earn a base salary of $1,600,000, a roster bonus of $1,125,000 and a workout bonus of $200,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,675,000 and a dead cap value of $5,250,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $15,500,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $5,166,667
    Total Guarantees $5,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / 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 24 $1,071,364 $1,300,153 $2,200,000 $50,000 $4,621,517 $6,671,517 $6,321,364($6,321,364)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $6,671,5172016 Cap Savings: $-2,050,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $3,550,1532016 Cap Savings: $1,071,364 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $4,421,5172017 Dead Cap: $2,250,0002016 Cap Savings: $200,000 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $1,300,1532017 Dead Cap: $2,250,0002016 Cap Savings: $3,321,364
    2017 Contract details by year 25 $1,600,000 $750,000 $1,125,000 $200,000 $3,675,000 $5,250,000 $2,925,000($9,246,364)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $5,250,0002017 Cap Savings: $-1,575,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $3,650,0002017 Cap Savings: $25,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $3,800,0002018 Dead Cap: $1,450,0002017 Cap Savings: $-125,000 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $2,200,0002018 Dead Cap: $1,450,0002017 Cap Savings: $1,475,000

    Potential Out: 2018, 2 yr, $9,246,364; $1,500,000 dead cap

    2018 Contract details by year 26 $3,100,000 $750,000 $200,000 $200,000 $4,250,000 $1,500,000 $3,500,000($12,746,364)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002018 Cap Savings: $2,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002018 Cap Savings: $2,750,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $750,0002019 Dead Cap: $750,0002018 Cap Savings: $3,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $750,0002019 Dead Cap: $750,0002018 Cap Savings: $3,500,000
    2019 Contract details by year 27 $3,400,000 $750,000 $200,000 $200,000 $4,550,000 $750,000 $3,800,000($16,546,364)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $750,0002019 Cap Savings: $3,800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $750,0002019 Cap Savings: $3,800,000 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $750,0002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $3,800,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $750,0002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $3,800,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $6M cash in 2016
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $1M (3/13/2017)
    • 2017-20 Per Game Active Roster Bonus: $12,500 ($200,000, 10 LTBE in 2017)
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $200,000

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,253,862
    Signing Bonus $2,200,612
    Average Salary $1,313,466
    Guaranteed $3,249,487
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2013 21 $405,000 $550,153 - $955,153 $3,249,400
    2014 22 $643,788 $550,153 - $1,193,941 $2,294,247
    2015 23 $832,576 $550,153 $50,000 $1,432,729 $1,150,306
    2016 24 $1,071,364 $550,153 $50,000 $1,671,517 $550,153
    2017 Free agent year 25 UFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - - - - - $405,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $643,788 - - - - - - $643,788
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $832,576 - - $50,000 - - - $882,576
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,071,364 $3,000,000 $2,200,000 $50,000 - - - $6,321,364
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,600,000 - $1,125,000 $200,000 - - - $2,925,000
    5 seasons $4,552,728 $3,000,000 $3,325,000 $300,000 - - - $11,177,728
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,100,000 - $200,000 $200,000 - - - $3,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,400,000 - $200,000 $200,000 - - - $3,800,000
    $11,052,728 $3,000,000 $3,725,000 $700,000 - - - $18,477,728
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Giovani Bernard ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Att Rush Yds Yds/Att Rush TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2017 10 10 206 0.363 31 109 3.5 0 18 204 2 0 43.3
    2016 10 10 2 394 0.362 91 337 3.7 2 39 336 1 1 83.3
    2015 16 16 1 583 0.550 154 730 4.7 2 49 472 0 2 132.2
    2014 13 13 9 509 0.479 168 680 4 5 43 349 2 0 144.9
    2013 16 16 613 0.542 170 695 4.1 5 56 514 3 1 166.9