Jahvid Best

Running Back Age: 26 Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#30 overall), 2010 College: California Agent(s): Tony Fleming (Impact Sports)
Player Status: Inactive
  • Current Contract

    Jahvid Best signed a 5 year, $9,845,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including a $1,640,000 signing bonus, $6,775,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,969,000. In , Best will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of . Best has a cap hit of while his dead money value is .

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $9,845,000
    Signing Bonus $1,640,000
    Average Salary $1,969,000
    Guaranteed $6,775,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2010 Contract details by year 21 $320,000 $328,000 $622,000 - - - $1,270,000 -
    2011 Contract details by year 22 $450,000 $328,000 - $772,500 - $1,100,000 $2,650,500 -
    2012 Contract details by year 23 $640,500 $328,000 - $772,500 - - $1,741,000 -
    2013 Contract details by year 24 $876,000 $328,000 - $772,500 - - $1,976,500 $2,201,000
    2014 Contract details by year 25 $856,500 $328,000 - $772,500 - - $1,957,000 -
    2015 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $7.1 million guaranteed
    • 2010 Roster Bonus: $622,000
    • 2011 Option Bonus: $3.9 million
    • 2011 Incentive: $1.1 million
    • 2014 Roster Bonus: $250,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the various reports, including Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2014 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2013 Player contract details by year - $328,000 $772,500 - $1,100,500
    2014 Player contract details by year - $328,000 $772,500 - $1,100,500
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 $1,640,000 $622,000 - - - - $2,582,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 - - - - $3,090,000 $1,100,000 $4,640,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $640,500 - - - - - - $640,500
    3 seasons $1,410,500 $1,640,000 $622,000 - - $3,090,000 $1,100,000 $7,862,500