Marshawn Lynch

Running Back Age: 29 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#12 overall), 2007 College: California
  • Current Contract

    Marshawn Lynch signed a 2 year, $24,000,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including a $7,500,000 signing bonus, $12,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,000,000. In 2015, Lynch will earn a base salary of $4,500,000 and a signing bonus of $7,500,000. Lynch has a cap hit of $8,500,000 while his dead money value is $13,500,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $24,000,000
    Signing Bonus $7,500,000
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Guaranteed $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2015 Contract details by year $4,500,000 $4,000,000 - $8,500,000 $13,500,000
    2016 Contract details by year $9,000,000 $2,500,000 - $11,500,000 $5,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year $7,000,000 $2,500,000 $3,000,000 $12,500,000 $2,500,000
    2018 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $12M guaranteed: 2015 salary + signing bonus
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $3M (due 5th league day of 2017)

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2015

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $30,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $7,500,000
    Guaranteed $17,000,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 $4,000,000 $1,500,000 - $5,500,000 -
    2013 $7,000,000 $1,500,000 - $8,500,000 $11,500,000
    2014 $6,000,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $8,000,000 $3,500,000
    2015 $5,000,000 $1,500,000 $2,000,000 $8,500,000 $1,500,000
    2016 Free agent year UFA  
    • $17 million guaranteed (2012-13 salaries, signing bonus)
    • Signing Bonus: $6 million
    • Incentives (2014-15): $500,000 for 1,500+ yards (voided)
    • 2014 Per Game Bonus: $31,250 (voided)
    • 2015 Per Game Bonus: $125,000
    • 2014 Base Salary Raised to $5M
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 $3,006,150 $735,000 - - - $1,758,850 $5,785,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 - - - - $4,500,000 - $4,875,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $518,823 - - - - - - $518,823
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $885,000 - - - - - - $885,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,140,000 - - - - - - $2,140,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $6,000,000 - - - - - $10,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - - - - $7,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - $500,000 - - - - $6,500,000
    Est. Earnings (8 seasons) $21,203,823 $9,006,150 $1,235,000 - - $4,500,000 $1,758,850 $37,703,823
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    01/22/2015 Player contract details by year Celebration $20,000 Excessive celebration (inappropriate gesture) against Green Bay (GB)
    12/26/2014 Player contract details by year Celebration $11,050 Excessive celebration (inappropriate gesture) against Arizona (ARI)
    11/19/2014 Player contract details by year Personal Conduct $100,000 Fined $50,000 for failing to speak to the media, and another $50,000 from a similar incident in 2013
    10/05/2013 Player contract details by year Other Uniform/Equipment Violation $5,250 Uniform violation (green shoes)
    04/09/2009 Player contract details by year Conduct detrimental to the league 3 games $111,177 violating the league's personal conduct policy
    $3 $247,477
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Marshawn Lynch ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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