Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker Age: 32 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#146 overall), 2005 College: Cincinnati Agent(s): Eastern Athletic Services
  • Current Contract

    Trent Cole signed a 2 year, $14,000,000 contract with the Indianapolis Colts, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $8,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,000,000. In 2015, Cole will earn a base salary of $2,000,000, a signing bonus of $2,000,000 and a roster bonus of $3,750,000. Cole has a cap hit of $6,750,000 while his dead money value is $7,750,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $14,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Guaranteed $8,000,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2015 Contract details by year $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $3,750,000 $6,750,000 $7,750,000
    2016 Contract details by year $4,250,000 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $7,250,000 $1,000,000
    2017 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Annual Playing Time Sack Incentives: $1M
    • 2015 Roster Bonus: $3.75M (guaranteed)
    • 2016 Roster Bonus: $2M
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2015 Player contract details by year - $3,200,000 $3,200,000

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2017

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $48,525,000
    Signing Bonus $8,000,000
    Average Salary $12,131,250
    Guaranteed $14,500,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 $3,000,000 $1,600,000 $1,000,000 $250,000 $5,850,000 -
    2013 $3,500,000 $1,600,000 - $250,000 $5,350,000 $10,150,000
    2014 $5,000,000 $1,600,000 - - $6,600,000 $4,800,000
    2015 $10,000,000 $1,600,000 - $25,000 $11,625,000 $3,200,000
    2016 $10,900,000 $1,600,000 - $100,000 $12,600,000 $1,600,000
    2017 $13,900,000 - - $100,000 $14,000,000 -
    2018 Free agent year UFA  
    • $15 million guaranteed (2012-13 salaries, signing bonus)
    • 2012-13 Workout Bonus: $250,000
    • 2015 Workout Bonus: $25,000
    • 2016-17 Workout Bonus: $100,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $230,000 $173,000 - - - - - $403,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $310,000 - - - - - $1,300,000 $1,610,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $385,000 - $6,000,000 - - - - $6,385,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $927,000 - - $75,000 - - - $1,002,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $1,700,000 - - $175,000 - - - $1,875,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $3,400,000 - - $175,000 - - - $3,575,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $4,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $8,000,000 $1,000,000 $250,000 - - - $12,250,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - - $250,000 - - - $3,750,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - - - - - $5,000,000
    Est. Earnings (10 seasons) $22,352,000 $8,173,000 $7,000,000 $1,025,000 - - $1,300,000 $39,850,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    10/31/2014 Player contract details by year Roughing the Passer $22,050 Hit to the head against Carson Palmer (ARI)
    12/07/2011 Player contract details by year Unsportsmanlike Conduct $7,500 Unsportsmanlike Conduct agaisnt Russell Okung (SEA)
    09/16/2011 Player contract details by year Roughing the Passer $15,000 for roughing Rams quarterback Sam Bradford
    12/11/2010 Player contract details by year Roughing the Passer $20,000 Roughing the passer against Matt Schaub
    12/16/2009 Player contract details by year Fighting $15,000 Fighting against the New York Giants (NYG)
    - $79,550
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Trent Cole ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($6,750,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    AFC: #0
    AFC South: #0
    Indianapolis Colts: #0
    Outside Linebacker: #0

    Total Cash ($7,750,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Outside Linebacker: #0

    Average Annual ($7,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #144
    Outside Linebacker: #10