Chris Long

Defensive End Age: 30 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2008 College: Virginia
  • Current Contract

    Chris Long signed a 4 year, $48,200,000 contract with the St. Louis Rams, including a $6,050,000 signing bonus, $23,550,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,050,000. In 2015, Long will earn a base salary of $7,000,000 and a roster bonus of $3,000,000. Long has a cap hit of $12,500,000 while his dead money value is $8,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $48,200,000
    Signing Bonus $6,050,000
    Average Salary $12,050,000
    Guaranteed $23,550,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Roster Bonus Option Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2012 Contract details by year 27 $10,310,000 - $4,500,000 $6,050,000 $-1,852,500 $19,007,500 -
    2013 Contract details by year 28 $7,050,000 - - $1,500,000 - $8,550,000 $13,250,000
    2014 Contract details by year 29 $10,200,000 $200,000 - $2,500,000 - $12,900,000 $17,900,000
    2015 Contract details by year 30 $7,000,000 $3,000,000 - $2,500,000 - $12,500,000 $8,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year 31 $9,750,000 $2,000,000 - $2,500,000 - $14,250,000 $2,500,000
    2017 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $36.76 million guaranteed (Signing Bonus: + 2012-13 salaries)
    • 2015-16 Roster Bonus: $2 million
    • 2013 Restructure Bonus: $6 million
    • 2014 Roster Bonus: $200,000
    • 2014 Restructure: $3M/3 years
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the various reports, including Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2008-2012Entry Level

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $55,025,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $11,005,000
    Guaranteed $22,385,000
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Roster Bonus Option Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead
    2008 23 $295,000 $2,605,000 - - - $2,900,000 -
    2009 24 $385,000 - $4,050,000 - $1,852,500 $6,287,500 -
    2010 25 $1,100,000 - $4,050,000 - $5,862,500 $11,012,500 -
    2011 26 $1,235,000 - $4,050,000 $6,050,000 $-1,852,500 $9,482,500 -
    2012 27 $10,310,000 - $4,050,000 $6,050,000 $-1,852,500 $18,557,500 -
    2013 28 $3,285,000 - - - - $3,285,000 -
    2013 UFA  
    • $22.385 million guaranteed
    • 2008 Roster Bonus: $2.605 million
    • 2009 Option Bonus: $16.2 million
    • 2011 Restructure Bonus: $12.1 million
    • 2012 Extended
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $295,000 - $2,605,000 - - - - $2,900,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $385,000 - - - - $16,200,000 $1,852,500 $18,437,500
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $1,100,000 - - - - - $5,862,500 $6,962,500
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,235,000 - - - $12,100,000 - $-1,852,500 $11,482,500
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $10,310,000 - - - - - $-1,852,500 $8,457,500
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $7,050,000 - - - $6,000,000 - - $13,050,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $10,200,000 - $200,000 - $3,000,000 - - $13,400,000
    7 seasons $30,575,000 - $2,805,000 - $21,100,000 $16,200,000 $4,010,000 $74,690,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $3,000,000 - - - - $10,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $9,750,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - $11,750,000
    $47,325,000 - $7,805,000 - $21,100,000 $16,200,000 $4,010,000 $96,440,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    10/25/2013 Player contract details by year Striking/Kicking/Kneeing $15,750 for unnecessary roughness, throwing a punch, against Carolina
    11/30/2012 Player contract details by year Hit on Defenseless Player $15,750 for a hit to the head of Cardinals QB Ryan Lindley
    - $31,500
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Chris Long ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($12,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #36
    St. Louis Rams: #2
    Defensive End: #7

    Total Cash ($10,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #65
    Defensive End: #8

    Average Annual ($12,050,000) Rank
    NFL: #38
    Defensive End: #6