Embed This Everson Griffen

Defensive End Age: 29 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#100 overall), 2010 College: Southern California Agent(s):



  • Current Contract

    Everson Griffen signed a 4 year, $58,000,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $34,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,500,000. In 2017, Griffen will earn a base salary of $1,900,000, a signing bonus of $2,000,000, a roster bonus of $5,000,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,600,000 and a dead cap value of $21,300,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $58,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $14,500,000
    Total Guarantees $34,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $18,800,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 29 $1,900,000 $1,600,000 $5,000,000 $100,000 $8,600,000 $21,300,000 $9,000,000($9,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $21,300,0002017 Cap Savings: $-12,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $15,500,0002017 Cap Savings: $-6,900,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $18,500,0002018 Dead Cap: $2,800,0002017 Cap Savings: $-9,900,000 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $12,700,0002018 Dead Cap: $2,800,0002017 Cap Savings: $-4,100,000
    2018 Contract details by year 30 $3,900,000 $1,600,000 $6,000,000 $100,000 $11,600,000 $12,700,000 $10,000,000($19,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $12,700,0002018 Cap Savings: $-1,100,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $8,800,0002018 Cap Savings: $2,800,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $11,500,0002019 Dead Cap: $1,200,0002018 Cap Savings: $100,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $7,600,0002019 Dead Cap: $1,200,0002018 Cap Savings: $4,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 31 $10,900,000 $400,000 $500,000 $100,000 $11,900,000 $1,200,000 $11,500,000($30,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $1,200,0002019 Cap Savings: $10,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $1,200,0002019 Cap Savings: $10,700,000 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $400,0002020 Dead Cap: $800,0002019 Cap Savings: $11,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $400,0002020 Dead Cap: $800,0002019 Cap Savings: $11,500,000
    2020 Contract details by year 32 $12,900,000 $400,000 $500,000 $100,000 $13,900,000 $800,000 $13,500,000($44,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2020 Dead Cap: $800,0002020 Cap Savings: $13,100,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2020 Dead Cap: $800,0002020 Cap Savings: $13,100,000 Post-6/1 Release2020 Dead Cap: $400,0002021 Dead Cap: $400,0002020 Cap Savings: $13,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2020 Dead Cap: $400,0002021 Dead Cap: $400,0002020 Cap Savings: $13,500,000
    2021 Contract details by year 33 $13,400,000 $400,000 $500,000 $100,000 $14,400,000 $400,000 $14,000,000($58,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2021 Dead Cap: $400,0002021 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2021 Dead Cap: $400,0002021 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2021 Dead Cap: $400,0002022 Dead Cap: $02021 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2021 Dead Cap: $400,0002022 Dead Cap: $02021 Cap Savings: $14,000,000
    2022 Contract details by year 34 $14,900,000 - $500,000 $100,000 $15,500,000 - $15,500,000($73,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2022 Dead Cap: -2022 Cap Savings: $15,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2022 Dead Cap: -2022 Cap Savings: $15,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2022 Dead Cap: -2023 Dead Cap: $02022 Cap Savings: $15,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2022 Dead Cap: -2023 Dead Cap: $02022 Cap Savings: $15,500,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $18.8M fully guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2017 salary + 2017 roster bonus + 2018 salary + 2018 roster bonus)
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $5M
    • 2018 Roster Bonus: $6M
    • 2019 salary fully guarantees on the 3rd league day of 2019
    • $4.3M of 2020 salary fully guarantees on the 3rd league day of 2020
    • 2019-2022 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000)
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $100,000

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2018

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $42,500,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $8,500,000
    Guaranteed $19,800,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2014 26 $6,900,000 $1,200,000 $100,000 $8,200,000 $33,700,000
    2015 27 $6,900,000 $1,200,000 $100,000 $8,200,000 $18,700,000
    2016 28 $6,900,000 $1,200,000 $100,000 $8,200,000 $10,600,000
    2017 29 $6,900,000 $1,200,000 $100,000 $8,200,000 $2,400,000
    2018 30 $8,400,000 $1,200,000 $100,000 $9,700,000 $1,200,000
    2019 Free agent year 31 UFA  
    • $19.8M guaranteed (Signing Bonus + 2014-15 base)
    • Workout Bonus: $100,000
    Source: Joel Corry
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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 $540,000 - - - - - $860,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - - - - - $405,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 - - - - - - $540,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - - - - - $630,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $6,900,000 $6,000,000 - $100,000 - - - $13,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $6,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $7,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $7,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,900,000 $2,000,000 $5,000,000 $100,000 - - - $9,000,000
    8 seasons $24,495,000 $8,540,000 $5,000,000 $400,000 - - - $38,435,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,900,000 - $6,000,000 $100,000 - - - $10,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $10,900,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - - $11,500,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $12,900,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - - $13,500,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $13,400,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - - $14,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $14,900,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - - $15,500,000
    $80,495,000 $8,540,000 $13,000,000 $900,000 - - - $102,935,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/16/2016, $18,231

      Roughing the Passer against Marcus Mariota (TEN)


    • Player contract details by year 12/07/2012, $15,750

      for roughing Packers QB Aaron Rodgers


    • Player contract details by year 09/14/2012, $15,750

      for helmet-to-helmet contact with Jacksonville quarterback Blaine Gabbert


    • TOTAL: $49,731

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Everson Griffen 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 9 9 9 489 0.759 10 31 22 9 1
    2016 16 16 16 888 0.861 8 48 36 12 2
    2015 15 15 15 866 0.807 10.5 44 34 10 1
    2014 16 16 16 967 0.894 12 56 39 17 1
    2013 16 16 698 0.601 5.5 26 17 9 1
    2012 16 16 1 607 0.539 8 27 20 3 1 1
    2011 16 16 4 21 8 4 1
    2010 11 11 11 4