Embed This Kevin Zeitler

Guard Age: 27 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#27 overall), 2012 College: Wisconsin Agent(s): Joe Panos (LMM Sports Management LLC)



  • Current Contract

    Kevin Zeitler signed a 5 year, $60,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including a $12,000,000 signing bonus, $31,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,000,000. In 2017, Zeitler will earn a base salary of $6,000,000 and a signing bonus of $12,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,400,000 and a dead cap value of $23,000,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $60,000,000
    Signing Bonus $12,000,000
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Total Guarantees $31,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $23,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 27 $6,000,000 $2,400,000 $8,400,000 $23,000,000 $18,000,000($18,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $23,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $-14,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $12,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $-3,600,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $13,400,0002018 Dead Cap: $9,600,0002017 Cap Savings: $-5,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $2,400,0002018 Dead Cap: $9,600,0002017 Cap Savings: $6,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 28 $10,000,000 $2,400,000 $12,400,000 $14,600,000 $10,000,000($28,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $14,600,0002018 Cap Savings: $-2,200,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $9,600,0002018 Cap Savings: $2,800,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $7,400,0002019 Dead Cap: $7,200,0002018 Cap Savings: $5,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $2,400,0002019 Dead Cap: $7,200,0002018 Cap Savings: $10,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $10,000,000 $2,400,000 $12,400,000 $10,700,000 $10,000,000($38,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $10,700,0002019 Cap Savings: $1,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $7,200,0002019 Cap Savings: $5,200,000 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $5,900,0002020 Dead Cap: $4,800,0002019 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $2,400,0002020 Dead Cap: $4,800,0002019 Cap Savings: $10,000,000

    Potential Out: 2020, 3 yr, $38,000,000; $4,800,000 dead cap

    2020 Contract details by year 30 $10,000,000 $2,400,000 $12,400,000 $4,800,000 $10,000,000($48,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2020 Dead Cap: $4,800,0002020 Cap Savings: $7,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2020 Dead Cap: $4,800,0002020 Cap Savings: $7,600,000 Post-6/1 Release2020 Dead Cap: $2,400,0002021 Dead Cap: $2,400,0002020 Cap Savings: $10,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2020 Dead Cap: $2,400,0002021 Dead Cap: $2,400,0002020 Cap Savings: $10,000,000
    2021 Contract details by year 31 $12,000,000 $2,400,000 $14,400,000 $2,400,000 $12,000,000($60,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2021 Dead Cap: $2,400,0002021 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2021 Dead Cap: $2,400,0002021 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2021 Dead Cap: $2,400,0002022 Dead Cap: $02021 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2021 Dead Cap: $2,400,0002022 Dead Cap: $02021 Cap Savings: $12,000,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $23M fully guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2017 salary +$5M of 2018 salary)
    • Remaining $5M of 2018 salary and $3.5M of his 2019 salary fully guarantee on the 3rd league day of 2018

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $7,544,200
    Signing Bonus $3,926,692
    Average Salary $1,886,050
    Guaranteed $6,125,446
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 22 $390,000 $981,673 - $1,371,673 $6,125,446
    2013 23 $732,918 $981,673 - $1,714,591 $4,753,773
    2014 24 $1,075,836 $981,673 - $2,057,509 $3,039,182
    2015 25 $1,418,754 $981,673 - $2,400,427 $981,673
    2016 26 $8,070,000 - - $8,070,000 $8,070,000
    2017 Free agent year 27 UFA  
    • Signing Bonus: $3.926 million
    • $6.124 million guaranteed (signing bonus + 2012-14 base)
    • 2016 5th year option available (exercised, guarantees 3/9/16)
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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 $3,926,692 - - - - - $4,316,692
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $732,918 - - - - - - $732,918
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,075,836 - - - - - - $1,075,836
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,418,754 - - - - - - $1,418,754
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $8,070,000 - - - - - - $8,070,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 $12,000,000 - - - - - $18,000,000
    6 seasons $17,687,508 $15,926,692 - - - - - $33,614,200
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - - $10,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - - $10,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - - $10,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - - - - - $12,000,000
    $59,687,508 $15,926,692 - - - - - $75,614,200
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • 2017 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps
    2017 6 6 6 422
    2016 16 16 16 1086
    2015 16 16 16 1045
    2014 12 12 12 736
    2013 14 12 11 810
    2012 16 16 16 1051