Shane Lechler

Punter Age: 38 Exp: 15 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#142 overall), 2000 College: Texas A&M
  • Current Contract

    Shane Lechler signed a 3 year, $5,500,000 contract with the Houston Texans, including a $1,000,000 signing bonus, $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,833,333. In 2015, Lechler will earn a base salary of $1,750,000. Lechler has a cap hit of $2,083,334 while his dead money value is $333,334.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $5,500,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $1,833,333
    Guaranteed $1,000,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2013 Contract details by year 36 $1,000,000 $333,333 $1,333,333 $1,000,000
    2014 Contract details by year 37 $1,750,000 $333,333 $2,083,333 $666,667
    2015 Contract details by year 38 $1,750,000 $333,334 $2,083,334 $333,334
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the various reports, including Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2009-2012

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $16,000,000
    Signing Bonus $4,400,000
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Guaranteed $9,000,000
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2009 32 $2,000,000 $1,100,000 $3,100,000 -
    2010 33 $2,600,000 $1,100,000 $3,700,000 -
    2011 34 $3,200,000 $1,100,000 $4,300,000 -
    2012 35 $3,800,000 $1,100,000 $4,900,000 -
    2013 Free agent year UFA  
    • $9 million guaranteed.
    • Incentives: $3 million
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2000 Player Cash Earnings $193,000 $71,000 - - - - - $264,000
    2001 Player Cash Earnings $298,000 - - - - - - $298,000
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - $1,375,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 - - - - - - $450,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 - - - - - - $550,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 - $500,000 - $460,000 - - $1,500,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - $500,000 - - - - $1,500,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - $500,000 - - - - $1,500,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - $500,000 - - - - $1,500,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $4,400,000 - - - - - $6,400,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $2,600,000 - - - - - - $2,600,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,200,000 - - - - - - $3,200,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,800,000 - - - - - - $3,800,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - $2,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 - - - - - - $1,750,000
    15 seasons $19,756,000 $6,471,000 $2,000,000 - $460,000 - - $28,687,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 - - - - - - $1,750,000
    $21,506,000 $6,471,000 $2,000,000 - $460,000 - - $30,437,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Shane Lechler ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($2,083,334) Rank
    NFL: #556
    Houston Texans: #16
    Punter: #13

    Total Cash ($1,750,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Punter: #0

    Average Annual ($1,833,333) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Punter: #0