Cortland Finnegan

Cornerback Age: 31 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 7 (#215 overall), 2006 College: Samford
Player Status: Inactive
  • Current Contract

    Cortland Finnegan signed a 2 year, $11,000,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $5,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,500,000. In 2015, Finnegan will earn a base salary of $5,450,000 and a workout bonus of $25,000. Finnegan has a cap hit of $6,475,000 while his dead money value is $1,000,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $11,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $5,500,000
    Guaranteed $5,500,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year 30 $3,500,000 $1,000,000 $25,000 $4,525,000 $5,525,000
    2015 Contract details by year 31 $5,450,000 $1,000,000 $25,000 $6,475,000 $1,000,000
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $5.5 million guaranteed (Signing Bonus + 2014 base)

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2015 Player contract details by year - $1,000,000 - $1,000,000

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2016

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $50,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Guaranteed $24,000,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 28 $5,000,000 $1,000,000 - - $6,000,000 -
    2013 29 $9,000,000 $1,000,000 $5,000,000 - $15,000,000 $18,000,000
    2014 30 $6,000,000 $1,000,000 $3,000,000 - $10,000,000 $6,000,000
    2015 31 $8,000,000 $1,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $2,000,000
    2016 32 $7,000,000 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 - $10,000,000 $1,000,000
    2017 Free agent year UFA  
    • $27 million guaranteed, $24 million fully-guaranteed, $3 million guaranteed for injury only
    • 2012: $5 million base is fully guaranteed
    • 2013: $9 million base is fully guaranteed
    • 2013: $5 million roster bonus guaranteed for skill and injury
    • 2014: $6 million base is non-guaranteed; $3 million roster bonus guaranteed for injury only on signing (becomes fully guaranteed five days after the Super Bowl XLVII)
    • 2016: $2 million roster bonus
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $275,000 $42,875 - - - - - $317,875
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $360,000 - - - - - - $360,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - - $6,500,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,150,000 - $500,000 - - - - $2,650,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $2,900,000 - - - - - - $2,900,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,793,000 - - - - - - $3,793,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - - - - - $10,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - $5,000,000 - - - - $14,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 $2,000,000 - $25,000 - - - $5,525,000
    9 seasons $27,478,000 $11,042,875 $7,500,000 $25,000 - - - $46,045,875
    $27,478,000 $11,042,875 $7,500,000 $25,000 - - - $46,045,875
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    09/13/2013 Player contract details by year Late Hit $7,875 Late Hit against Larry Fitzgerald
    12/14/2012 Player contract details by year Face Mask $10,000 Excessive facemask against C.J. Spiller (BUF)
    10/26/2012 Player contract details by year Face Mask $7,875 for face mask penalty on Packers WR Jordy Nelson
    11/29/2010 Player contract details by year Fighting $25,000 Fighting against Andre Johnson
    10/08/2010 Player contract details by year Fighting $10,000 Fighting with Chris Kuper
    09/30/2010 Player contract details by year Fighting $5,000 Fighting with Steve Smith
    09/22/2010 Player contract details by year Fighting $5,000 Fighting
    11/21/2009 Player contract details by year Late Hit $10,000 Excessive facemask, and late hit against Buffalo (BUF)
    12/18/2008 Player contract details by year Roughing the Passer $25,000 Roughing the Passer against Matt Schaub (HOU)
    10/10/2008 Player contract details by year Unsportsmanlike Conduct $5,000 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Baltimore (BAL)
    - $110,750