Embed This Vontaze Burfict

Outside Linebacker Age: 27 Exp: 6 Years
Undrafted: 2012, Bengals College: Arizona State Agent(s):
  • Current Contract

    Vontaze Burfict signed a 3 year, $32,534,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $3,300,000 signing bonus, $11,236,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,844,667. In 2018, Burfict will earn a base salary of $3,810,000, a roster bonus of $3,406,250 and a workout bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,666,250 and a dead cap value of $2,475,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $32,534,000
    Signing Bonus $3,300,000
    Average Salary $10,844,667
    Total Guarantees $11,236,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $11,236,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 26 $6,535,529 $1,725,000 - $200,000 $8,460,529 $10,810,529 $10,035,529($10,035,529)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $10,810,5292017 Cap Savings: $-2,350,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $4,275,0002017 Cap Savings: $4,185,529 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $8,335,5292018 Dead Cap: $2,475,0002017 Cap Savings: $125,000 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $1,800,0002018 Dead Cap: $2,475,0002017 Cap Savings: $6,660,529
    2018 Contract details by year 27 $3,810,000 $950,000 $3,406,250 $500,000 $8,666,250 $2,475,000 $7,716,250($17,751,779)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $2,475,0002018 Cap Savings: $6,191,250 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $2,475,0002018 Cap Savings: $6,191,250 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $825,0002019 Dead Cap: $1,650,0002018 Cap Savings: $7,841,250 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $825,0002019 Dead Cap: $1,650,0002018 Cap Savings: $7,841,250
    2019 Contract details by year 28 $5,000,000 $950,000 $2,250,000 $500,000 $8,700,000 $1,650,000 $7,750,000($25,501,779)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $1,650,0002019 Cap Savings: $7,050,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $1,650,0002019 Cap Savings: $7,050,000 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $825,0002020 Dead Cap: $825,0002019 Cap Savings: $7,875,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $825,0002020 Dead Cap: $825,0002019 Cap Savings: $7,875,000
    2020 Contract details by year 29 $6,188,000 $950,000 $2,250,000 $500,000 $9,888,000 $825,000 $8,938,000($34,439,779)
    Pre-6/1 Release2020 Dead Cap: $825,0002020 Cap Savings: $9,063,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2020 Dead Cap: $825,0002020 Cap Savings: $9,063,000 Post-6/1 Release2020 Dead Cap: $825,0002021 Dead Cap: $02020 Cap Savings: $9,063,000 Post-6/1 Trade2020 Dead Cap: $825,0002021 Dead Cap: $02020 Cap Savings: $9,063,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2018 Roster Bonus: $2M (due 3/31/2018)
    • 2018 Per Game Active Bonus: $140,625 ($2.25M, 10 LTBE)
    • 2019 Per Game Active Bonus: $140,625 ($2.25M)
    • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $140,625 ($2.25M)
    • 2018-20 Workout Bonus: $500,000
    • Annual Pro Bowl Base Escalator: $250,000 (multiplies with additional births)

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2017

    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
    2014 23 $700,000 $775,334 $3,800,000 - $5,275,334 $6,904,334
    2015 24 $1,050,000 $775,000 $3,150,000 $200,000 $5,175,000 $5,675,000
    2016 25 $2,347,059 $775,000 - $200,000 $3,322,059 $4,097,059
    2017 26 $3,088,235 $775,000 - $200,000 $4,063,235 $775,000
    2018 Free agent year 27 UFA  
    • 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
    Source: NFP
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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
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,050,000 - $3,150,000 $200,000 - - - $4,400,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,347,059 - - $200,000 - - - $2,547,059
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,535,529 $3,300,000 - $200,000 - - - $10,035,529
    6 seasons $11,502,588 $6,401,000 $6,950,000 $600,000 - - - $25,453,588
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,810,000 - $3,406,250 $500,000 - - - $7,716,250
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - $2,250,000 $500,000 - - - $7,750,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $6,188,000 - $2,250,000 $500,000 - - - $8,938,000
    $26,500,588 $6,401,000 $14,856,250 $2,100,000 - - - $49,857,838
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/27/2017, $12,154

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct (kicking) Roosevelt Nix (PIT)


    • Player contract details by year 08/28/2017, 3 games, $1,400,469

      Illegal hit against Anthony Sherman (KC)


    • Player contract details by year 11/25/2016, $12,154

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct (middle finger to fans) against Buffalo (BUF)


    • Player contract details by year 10/19/2016, $75,000

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct, stepping on LeGarrette Blount (NE)


    • Player contract details by year 04/01/2016, 3 games, $502,941

      Hit to a defenseless receiver (Antonio Brown, PIT)


    • Player contract details by year 01/11/2016, $50,000

      Late hit against Maxx WIlliams (BAL)


    • Player contract details by year 12/18/2015, $69,454

      Combination of unsportsmanlike conduct plays against Pittsburgh (PIT)


    • Player contract details by year 10/15/2014, $25,000

      Ankle-Twisting Cam Newton (CAR) and Greg Olsen (CAR)


    • Player contract details by year 11/01/2013, $21,000

      Spearing against Stephen Hill (NYJ)


    • Player contract details by year 09/27/2013, $21,000

      Hit on a defenseless Packers WR James Jones


    • Player contract details by year 09/27/2013, $10,000

      Striking an Packers TE Ryan Taylor in the groin


    • TOTAL: $2,199,172

  • 2018 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2017 10 10 10 587 0.514 2 67 47 20 1
    2016 14 14 11 674 0.623 2 101 73 28 1 2
    2015 10 10 10 466 0.686 1 74 57 17 2
    2014 5 5 5 217 0.228 29 15 14 1
    2013 16 16 16 1029 0.963 3 170 113 57 1 1
    2012 16 16 14 886 0.838 1 127 73 54