Embed This Melvin Ingram

Outside Linebacker Age: 28 Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#18 overall), 2012 College: South Carolina Agent(s): Roc Nation Sports



  • Current Contract

    Melvin Ingram signed a 4 year, $64,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including a $10,500,000 signing bonus, $34,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,000,000. In 2017, Ingram will earn a base salary of $5,000,000, a signing bonus of $10,500,000 and a roster bonus of $7,250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $14,875,000 and a dead cap value of $34,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $64,000,000
    Signing Bonus $10,500,000
    Average Salary $16,000,000
    Total Guarantees $34,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $34,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $5,000,000 $2,625,000 $7,250,000 $14,875,000 $34,000,000 $22,750,000($22,750,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $34,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $-19,125,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $17,750,0002017 Cap Savings: $-2,875,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $26,125,0002018 Dead Cap: $7,875,0002017 Cap Savings: $-11,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $9,875,0002018 Dead Cap: $7,875,0002017 Cap Savings: $5,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 29 $11,250,000 $2,625,000 - $13,875,000 $19,125,000 $11,250,000($34,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $19,125,0002018 Cap Savings: $-5,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $7,875,0002018 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $13,875,0002019 Dead Cap: $5,250,0002018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $2,625,0002019 Dead Cap: $5,250,0002018 Cap Savings: $11,250,000
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $16,000,000 $2,625,000 - $18,625,000 $5,250,000 $16,000,000($50,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $5,250,0002019 Cap Savings: $13,375,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $5,250,0002019 Cap Savings: $13,375,000 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $2,625,0002020 Dead Cap: $2,625,0002019 Cap Savings: $16,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $2,625,0002020 Dead Cap: $2,625,0002019 Cap Savings: $16,000,000
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $14,000,000 $2,625,000 - $16,625,000 $2,625,000 $14,000,000($64,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2020 Dead Cap: $2,625,0002020 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2020 Dead Cap: $2,625,0002020 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2020 Dead Cap: $2,625,0002021 Dead Cap: $02020 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2020 Dead Cap: $2,625,0002021 Dead Cap: $02020 Cap Savings: $14,000,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $34M fully guaranteed (signing bonus + 2017 salary + 2017 roster bonus + 2018 salary)
    • $8M of 2019 salary fully guarantees on the 3rd league day of 2019
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $7.25M
    • 12.5 Sacks: $1M
    • Pro Bowl : $1M

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $8,398,236
    Signing Bonus $4,547,808
    Average Salary $2,099,559
    Guaranteed $7,648,236
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 23 $390,000 $1,136,952 - - $1,526,952 $7,648,236
    2013 24 $771,738 $1,136,952 - - $1,908,690 $6,121,284
    2014 25 $1,153,476 $1,136,952 - - $2,290,428 $4,212,594
    2015 26 $785,214 $1,136,952 $750,000 - $2,672,166 $1,922,166
    2016 27 $7,751,000 - - - $7,751,000 $7,751,000
    2017 Free agent year 28 UFA  
    • $7.61 million guaranteed
    • 2015 Roster Bonus: $750,000
    • 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 $4,547,808 - - - - - $4,937,808
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $771,738 - - - - - - $771,738
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,153,476 - - - - - - $1,153,476
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $785,214 - $750,000 - - - $60,703 $1,595,917
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,751,000 - - - - - - $7,751,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $10,500,000 $7,250,000 - - - - $22,750,000
    6 seasons $15,851,428 $15,047,808 $8,000,000 - - - $60,703 $38,959,939
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $11,250,000 - - - - - - $11,250,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - - - - - $16,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - - - - - $14,000,000
    $57,101,428 $15,047,808 $8,000,000 - - - $60,703 $80,209,939
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/15/2017, $24,309

      Roughing the Passer against Trevor Siemian (DEN)


    • Player contract details by year 10/12/2012, $15,750

      for roughing Saints quarterback Drew Brees


    • TOTAL: $40,059

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Melvin Ingram ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2017 6 6 6 332 0.836 7.5 27 22 5
    2016 16 16 16 961 0.907 8 60 46 14 6
    2015 16 16 16 962 0.960 10.5 65 52 13 4
    2014 9 9 9 497 0.860 4 29 21 8 2
    2013 4 4 1 120 0.502 1 8 4 4 1
    2012 16 16 2 461 0.436 1 41 16 13 1