Embed This Derek Wolfe

Defensive End Age: 27 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#36 overall), 2012 College: Cincinnati Agent(s): Vantage Management Group
  • Current Contract

    Derek Wolfe signed a 4 year, $36,700,000 contract with the Denver Broncos, including a $7,500,000 signing bonus, $17,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,175,000. In 2017, Wolfe will earn a base salary of $5,500,000, a signing bonus of $7,500,000, a roster bonus of $437,500 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $7,862,500 and a dead cap value of $11,125,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $36,700,000
    Signing Bonus $7,500,000
    Average Salary $9,175,000
    Total Guarantees $17,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Option Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 25 $1,100,018 $556,691 - - - $1,397,881 - $1,100,018($1,100,018)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: -2015 Cap Savings: $1,397,881 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: -2015 Cap Savings: $1,397,881 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: -2016 Dead Cap: $02015 Cap Savings: $1,397,881 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: -2016 Dead Cap: $02015 Cap Savings: $1,397,881
    2016 Contract details by year 26 $4,500,000 $1,875,000 $375,000 - $50,000 $6,800,000 $12,050,000 $12,487,500($13,587,518)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $12,050,0002016 Cap Savings: $-5,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $7,500,0002016 Cap Savings: $-700,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $6,425,0002017 Dead Cap: $5,625,0002016 Cap Savings: $375,000 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $1,875,0002017 Dead Cap: $5,625,0002016 Cap Savings: $4,925,000
    2017 Contract details by year 27 $5,500,000 $1,875,000 $437,500 - $50,000 $7,862,500 $11,125,000 $13,487,500($27,075,018)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $11,125,0002017 Cap Savings: $-3,262,500 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $5,625,0002017 Cap Savings: $2,237,500 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $7,375,0002018 Dead Cap: $3,750,0002017 Cap Savings: $487,500 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $1,875,0002018 Dead Cap: $3,750,0002017 Cap Savings: $5,987,500

    Potential Out: 2018, 2 yr, $25,975,000; $3,750,000 dead cap

    2018 Contract details by year 28 $8,000,000 $1,875,000 $500,000 $500,000 $50,000 $10,925,000 $3,750,000 $9,550,000($36,625,018)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $3,750,0002018 Cap Savings: $7,175,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $3,750,0002018 Cap Savings: $7,175,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $1,875,0002019 Dead Cap: $1,875,0002018 Cap Savings: $9,050,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $1,875,0002019 Dead Cap: $1,875,0002018 Cap Savings: $9,050,000
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $8,000,000 $1,875,000 $500,000 $500,000 $50,000 $10,925,000 $1,875,000 $8,550,000($45,175,018)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $1,875,0002019 Cap Savings: $9,050,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $1,875,0002019 Cap Savings: $9,050,000 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $1,875,0002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $9,050,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $1,875,0002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $9,050,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $12M initially guaranteed (signing bonus + 2016 salary)
    • $5.5M 2017 salary becomes fully guaranteed on 3/13/2017
    • 2016 Per Game Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000)
    • 2017 Per Game Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000, 14 LTBE in 2017)
    • 2018 Per Game Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000)
    • 2018 Option Bonus: $1M
    • 2019 Per Game Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000)
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $50,000

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,206,800
    Signing Bonus $2,226,764
    Average Salary $1,301,700
    Guaranteed $3,096,764
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 22 $390,000 $556,691 - - $946,691 -
    2013 23 $480,000 $556,691 $146,672 - $1,183,363 $2,150,073
    2014 24 $710,017 $556,691 $153,328 - $1,420,036 $1,113,382
    2015 25 $841,190 $556,691 - - $1,397,881 $556,691
    2016 Free agent year 26 UFA  
    • $3.2 million guaranteed (Signing bonus + 2013-14 base + 2013 roster bonus)
    • 2013 Roster Bonus: $146,672 (LTBE)
    • 2014 Roster Bonus: $153,328 (LTBE)
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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 $2,267,640 - - - - - $2,657,640
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - $146,672 - - - - $626,672
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $710,017 - $153,328 - - - - $863,345
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,100,018 - - - - - - $1,100,018
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 $7,500,000 $437,500 $50,000 - - - $12,487,500
    5 seasons $7,180,035 $9,767,640 $737,500 $50,000 - - - $17,735,175
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $5,500,000 $7,500,000 $437,500 $50,000 - - - $13,487,500
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - $500,000 $50,000 - $1,000,000 - $9,550,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - $500,000 $50,000 - - - $8,550,000
    $28,680,035 $17,267,640 $2,175,000 $200,000 - $1,000,000 - $49,322,675
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 07/24/2015, 4 games, $389,813

      Violating the league's PED policy


    • TOTAL: $389,813

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Derek Wolfe ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($7,862,500) Rank
    NFL: #158
    Denver Broncos: #7
    Defensive End: #15

    Total Cash ($13,487,500) Rank
    NFL: #48
    Defensive End: #5

    Average Annual ($9,175,000) Rank
    NFL: #126
    Defensive End: #11
  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT AAV
    Michael Bennett, SEA
    Similarity Score: 93.98%
    11 11 11 563 0.522 4.5 34 23 11 $480,000
    William Hayes, LA
    Similarity Score: 92.34%
    14 14 14 513 0.471 5 43 31 12 $900,000
    Cameron Jordan, NO
    Similarity Score: 90.45%
    16 16 16 965 0.918 7.5 58 40 18 1 $11,000,000
    Calais Campbell, ARI
    Similarity Score: 90.18%
    16 16 16 828 0.771 8 53 34 19 2 1 $10,605,000
    Jurrell Casey, TEN
    Similarity Score: 89.22%
    15 15 15 725 0.677 5 43 31 12 $9,000,000
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2016 14 14 14 667 0.585 5.5 51 38 13
    2015 12 12 12 648 0.799 5.5 49 35 14
    2014 16 16 16 719 0.671 1.5 35 24 11
    2013 11 11 11 552 0.498 4 16 11 5
    2012 16 16 16 901 0.842 6 40 26 14
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • NFL Rank: #0
    • DE Rank: #0

    Current Contract

    • DE Rank: #11

    Comparable Players

    The first step in evaluating is to identify players of the same position, with similar playing time/opportunity, who signed a contract around Wolfe's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts to match Wolfe's current age, we're provided with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Wolfe statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing.

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    Derek Wolfe's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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