Philip Rivers

Quarterback Age: 33 Exp: 11 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2004 College: North Carolina State
  • Current Contract

    Philip Rivers signed a 6 year, $91,800,000 contract with the San Diego Chargers, including a $19,550,000 signing bonus, $38,150,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $15,300,000. In 2015, Rivers will earn a base salary of $15,750,000. Rivers has a cap hit of $17,416,668 while his dead money value is $1,666,668.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $91,800,000
    Signing Bonus $19,550,000
    Average Salary $15,300,000
    Guaranteed $38,150,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2009 Contract details by year $6,000,000 $5,185,000 $1,325,000 $1,625,000 $14,135,000 $40,285,000
    2010 Contract details by year $6,600,000 $3,910,000 $1,200,000 - $11,710,000 $26,150,000
    2011 Contract details by year $8,400,000 $3,910,000 $1,200,000 - $13,510,000 $22,530,000
    2012 Contract details by year $10,200,000 $3,910,000 $1,200,000 - $15,310,000 $11,420,000
    2013 Contract details by year $7,000,000 $3,910,000 $1,200,000 $1,666,666 $13,776,666 $11,310,001
    2014 Contract details by year $13,800,000 - $1,200,000 $1,666,666 $16,666,666 $4,533,334
    2015 Contract details by year $15,750,000 - - $1,666,668 $17,416,668 $1,666,668
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $32.15 million initially guaranteed (Signing Bonus + 2009/10 base salaries)
    • $6M of 2011 salary fully guarantees at the end of the 2010 season
    • 2010 Option Bonus: $6 million
    • 2013 Restructure: $5 million / 3 years
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2004-2009Entry Level

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $41,000,000
    Signing Bonus $7,650,000
    Average Salary $6,833,333
    Guaranteed $7,650,000
    Free Agent: 2010 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead
    2004 $230,000 $1,275,000 $1,075,000 - - - $2,580,000 -
    2005 $305,000 $1,275,000 - $1,325,000 - $1,950,000 $4,855,000 -
    2006 $425,000 $1,275,000 - $1,325,000 - $4,325,000 $7,350,000 -
    2007 $5,750,000 $1,275,000 - $1,325,000 $1,625,000 $-1,300,000 $8,675,000 -
    2008 $6,500,000 $1,275,000 - $1,325,000 $1,625,000 $-1,050,000 $9,675,000 -
    2009 $2,900,000 $1,275,000 - $1,325,000 $1,625,000 $-1,300,000 $5,825,000 -
    2010 Free agent year UFA  
    • 2004 Roster Bonus: $1.075 million
    • 2005 Option Bonus: $6.625 million
    • 2008 Incentive: $250,000
    • 2006 incentive: $2.375 million
    • 2009 Extended
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $230,000 $7,650,000 $1,075,000 - - - - $8,955,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - - - $6,625,000 $1,950,000 $8,880,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $425,000 - - - - - $4,325,000 $4,750,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $5,750,000 - - - $4,875,000 - $-1,300,000 $9,325,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - - - - $-1,050,000 $5,450,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 $19,550,000 - - - - - $25,550,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,600,000 - - - - $6,000,000 - $12,600,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $8,400,000 - - - - - - $8,400,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $10,200,000 - - - - - - $10,200,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - $5,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $13,800,000 - - - - - - $13,800,000
    Est. Earnings (11 seasons) $65,210,000 $27,200,000 $1,075,000 - $9,875,000 $12,625,000 $3,925,000 $119,910,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    09/18/2009 Player contract details by year Taunting $7,500 Taunting against Oakland (OAK)
    - $7,500
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Philip Rivers ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($17,416,668) Rank
    NFL: #10
    AFC: #0
    AFC West: #0
    San Diego Chargers: #0
    Quarterback: #0

    Total Cash ($15,750,000) Rank
    NFL: #12
    Quarterback: #0

    Average Annual ($15,300,000) Rank
    NFL: #20
    Quarterback: #0