Vontaze Burfict

Outside Linebacker Age: 24 Exp: 3 Years
Undrafted: 2012, Bengals College: Arizona State
  • Current Contract

    Vontaze Burfict signed a 4 year, $19,004,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $3,100,000 signing bonus, $6,904,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,751,000. In 2015, Burfict will earn a base salary of $1,050,000, a roster bonus of $3,150,000 and a workout bonus of $200,000. Burfict has a cap hit of $5,175,000 while his dead money value is $5,475,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $19,004,000
    Signing Bonus $3,100,000
    Average Salary $4,751,000
    Guaranteed $6,904,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year 23 $700,000 $775,334 $3,800,000 - $5,275,334 $6,904,334
    2015 Contract details by year 24 $1,050,000 $775,000 $3,150,000 $200,000 $5,175,000 $5,475,000
    2016 Contract details by year 25 $2,850,000 $775,000 - $200,000 $3,825,000 $1,550,000
    2017 Contract details by year 26 $3,750,000 $775,000 - $200,000 $4,725,000 $775,000
    2018 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2014 Roster Bonus: $3.804M
    • 2015 Roster Bonus: $3.15M (due 5th day of 2015)
    • 2015 Workout Bonus: $200,000
    • 2015 Pro Bowl Bonus: $175,000
    • 2016 Workout Bonus: $200,000
    • 2016 Pro Bowl Bonus: $350,000
    • 2017 Workout Bonus: $200,000
    • 2017 Pro Bowl Bonus: $525,000

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2014

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $1,441,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000
    Average Salary $480,333
    Guaranteed $1,000
    Free Agent: 0 / RFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 21 $390,000 $333 - $390,333 -
    2013 22 $480,000 $333 - $480,333 $667
    2014 23 $570,000 $333 - $570,333 $333
    Free agent year RFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $1,000 - - - - - $391,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - - - - - $480,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 $3,100,000 $3,800,000 - - - - $7,600,000
    3 seasons $1,570,000 $3,101,000 $3,800,000 - - - - $8,471,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,050,000 - $3,150,000 $200,000 - - - $4,400,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,850,000 - - $200,000 - - - $3,050,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - - $200,000 - - - $3,950,000
    $9,220,000 $3,101,000 $6,950,000 $600,000 - - - $19,871,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    10/15/2014 Player contract details by year Unsportsmanlike Conduct $25,000 Ankle-Twisting Cam Newton (CAR) and Greg Olsen (CAR)
    11/01/2013 Player contract details by year Spearing $21,000 Spearing against Stephen Hill (NYJ)
    09/27/2013 Player contract details by year Hit on Defenseless Player $21,000 Hit on a defenseless Packers WR James Jones
    09/27/2013 Player contract details by year Striking/Kicking/Kneeing $10,000 Striking an Packers TE Ryan Taylor in the groin
    - $77,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Vontaze Burfict ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($5,175,000) Rank
    NFL: #212
    Cincinnati Bengals: #8
    Outside Linebacker: #18

    Total Cash ($4,400,000) Rank
    NFL: #287
    Outside Linebacker: #30

    Average Annual ($4,751,000) Rank
    NFL: #270
    Outside Linebacker: #27