Reggie Nelson

Safety Age: 31 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#21 overall), 2007 College: Florida Agent(s): Enter Sports Management
  • Current Contract

    Reggie Nelson signed a 4 year, $18,000,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $2,500,000 signing bonus, $5,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,500,000. In 2015, Nelson will earn a base salary of $4,100,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000. Nelson has a cap hit of $4,775,000 while his dead money value is $625,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $18,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,500,000
    Average Salary $4,500,000
    Guaranteed $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2012 Contract details by year $1,450,000 $625,000 $2,500,000 $50,000 $4,625,000 -
    2013 Contract details by year $2,450,000 $625,000 $1,000,000 $50,000 $4,125,000 $1,875,000
    2014 Contract details by year $3,800,000 $625,000 - $50,000 $4,475,000 $1,300,000
    2015 Contract details by year $4,100,000 $625,000 - $50,000 $4,775,000 $625,000
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Signing Bonus: $2.5 million
    • 2012 Roster Bonus: $2.5 million
    • 2013 Roster Bonus: $1 million
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2007-2011Entry Level

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $9,550,000
    Signing Bonus $3,110,000
    Average Salary $1,910,000
    Guaranteed $7,100,000
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2007 $285,000 $622,000 $907,000 -
    2008 $370,000 $622,000 $992,000 -
    2009 $532,500 $622,000 $1,154,500 -
    2010 $745,000 $622,000 $1,367,000 -
    2011 $957,500 $622,000 $1,579,500 -
    2012 Free agent year UFA  
    • $7.1 million in guarantees. 
    • Incentives: $3.55 million
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 $3,110,000 - - - - - $3,395,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - - - $370,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $532,500 - - - - - - $532,500
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $745,000 - - - - - - $745,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $957,500 - - - - - - $957,500
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,450,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $50,000 - - - $6,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,450,000 - $1,000,000 $50,000 - - - $3,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,800,000 - - $50,000 - - - $3,850,000
    Est. Earnings (8 seasons) $10,590,000 $5,610,000 $3,500,000 $150,000 - - - $19,850,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    11/21/2009 Player contract details by year Roughing the Passer $7,500 Roughing the passer against Mark Sanchez (NYJ)
    - $7,500
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Reggie Nelson ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($4,775,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    AFC: #0
    AFC North: #0
    Cincinnati Bengals: #0
    Safety: #0

    Total Cash ($4,150,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Safety: #0

    Average Annual ($4,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Safety: #0