Everson Griffen

Defensive End Age: 27 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#100 overall), 2010 College: Southern California
  • Current Contract

    Everson Griffen signed a 5 year, $42,500,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including a $6,000,000 signing bonus, $19,800,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,500,000. In 2015, Griffen will earn a base salary of $6,900,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000. Griffen has a cap hit of $8,200,000 while his dead money value is $11,700,000.

    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   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year $6,900,000 $1,200,000 $100,000 $8,200,000 $19,900,000
    2015 Contract details by year $6,900,000 $1,200,000 $100,000 $8,200,000 $11,700,000
    2016 Contract details by year $6,900,000 $1,200,000 $100,000 $8,200,000 $3,600,000
    2017 Contract details by year $6,900,000 $1,200,000 $100,000 $8,200,000 $2,400,000
    2018 Contract details by year $8,400,000 $1,200,000 $100,000 $9,700,000 $1,200,000
    2019 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $19.8M guaranteed (Signing Bonus + 2014-15 base)
    • Workout Bonus: $100,000

    Previous Contracts

    2010-2013Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,330,000
    Signing Bonus $540,000
    Average Salary $582,500
    Guaranteed $540,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2010 $320,000 $135,000 $455,000 -
    2011 $405,000 $135,000 $540,000 -
    2012 $540,000 $135,000 $675,000 -
    2013 $630,000 $135,000 $765,000 $135,000
    2014 Free agent year UFA  
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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
    Est. Earnings (5 seasons) $8,795,000 $6,540,000 - $100,000 - - - $15,435,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    12/07/2012 Player contract details by year Roughing the Passer $15,750 for roughing Packers QB Aaron Rodgers
    09/14/2012 Player contract details by year Helmet-to-Helmet Hit $15,750 for helmet-to-helmet contact with Jacksonville quarterback Blaine Gabbert
    - $31,500
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Everson Griffen ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($8,200,000) Rank
    NFL: #88
    Minnesota Vikings: #0
    Defensive End: #0

    Total Cash ($7,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Defensive End: #0

    Average Annual ($8,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Defensive End: #0