Donte Whitner

Safety Age: 29 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#8 overall), 2006 College: Ohio State Agent(s): CAA Sports
  • Current Contract

    Donte Whitner signed a 4 year, $28,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including a $9,000,000 signing bonus, $15,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,000,000. In 2015, Whitner will earn a base salary of $4,500,000. Whitner has a cap hit of $6,750,000 while his dead money value is $11,250,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $28,000,000
    Signing Bonus $9,000,000
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Guaranteed $15,500,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year $2,000,000 $2,250,000 $4,250,000 $11,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year $4,500,000 $2,250,000 $6,750,000 $11,250,000
    2016 Contract details by year $6,200,000 $2,250,000 $8,450,000 $4,500,000
    2017 Contract details by year $6,300,000 $2,250,000 $8,550,000 $2,250,000
    2018 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2015 Salary guarantees 3/24/15

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2013

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $11,650,000
    Signing Bonus $2,500,000
    Average Salary $3,883,333
    Guaranteed $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2011 $1,500,000 $833,333 $250,000 $2,583,333 -
    2012 $3,300,000 $833,333 $250,000 $4,383,333 -
    2013 $3,850,000 $833,333 $250,000 $4,933,333 $1,083,334
    2014 Free agent year UFA  
    • $4 million guaranteed
    • Workout Bonus: $250,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $275,000 $1,500,000 $13,480,000 - - - $3,100,000 $18,355,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $360,000 - - - - $8,343,000 - $8,703,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $445,000 - $320,750 - - - - $765,750
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,355,000 - $500,000 - - - - $2,855,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $3,345,000 - - - - - - $3,345,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $2,500,000 - $250,000 - - - $4,250,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,300,000 - - $250,000 - - - $3,550,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,850,000 - - $250,000 - - - $4,100,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $9,000,000 - - - - - $11,000,000
    Est. Earnings (9 seasons) $17,430,000 $13,000,000 $14,300,750 $750,000 - $8,343,000 $3,100,000 $56,923,750
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    10/04/2013 Player contract details by year Helmet-to-Helmet Hit $21,000 Hit to the head against Chris Givens (STL)
    - $21,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Donte Whitner ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($6,750,000) Rank
    NFL: #148
    AFC: #77
    AFC North: #21
    Cleveland Browns: #0
    Safety: #0

    Total Cash ($4,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Safety: #0

    Average Annual ($7,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Safety: #0