James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker Age: 28 Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#35 overall), 2009 College: Ohio State Agent(s): Ben Dogra (CAA Sports)
  • Current Contract

    James Laurinaitis signed a 5 year, $41,500,000 contract with the St. Louis Rams, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $13,620,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,300,000. In 2015, Laurinaitis will earn a base salary of $3,625,000. Laurinaitis has a cap hit of $4,275,000 while his dead money value is $1,550,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $41,500,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $8,300,000
    Guaranteed $13,620,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2013 Contract details by year $1,000,000 $400,000 $11,000,000 $250,000 $12,650,000 $22,600,000
    2014 Contract details by year $9,000,000 $400,000 - $250,000 $9,650,000 $10,200,000
    2015 Contract details by year $3,625,000 $400,000 - $250,000 $4,275,000 $1,550,000
    2016 Contract details by year $5,775,000 $400,000 - $250,000 $6,425,000 $900,000
    2017 Contract details by year $6,100,000 - $2,000,000 $250,000 $8,350,000 $250,000
    2018 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2013 Roster Bonus: $11 million
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $2 million
    • 2014: $9 million guaranteed
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2009-2012Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,090,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,272,500
    Guaranteed $3,290,000
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2009 $310,000 - $540,000 - - $850,000 -
    2010 $395,000 - $440,000 $666,666 $95,000 $1,596,666 -
    2011 $525,000 - - $666,666 $95,000 $1,286,666 -
    2012 $620,000 $400,000 - $666,668 $95,000 $1,781,668 -
    2013 Free agent year UFA  
    • 2009 Roster Bonus: $540,000
    • 2010 Option Bonus: $2 million
    • 2010-12 Workout Bonus: $95,000
    • 2011 Incentive: $440,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $310,000 - $540,000 - - - - $850,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - $440,000 $95,000 - $2,000,000 - $2,930,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - $95,000 - - - $620,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $620,000 $2,000,000 - $95,000 - - - $2,715,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - $11,000,000 - - $1,250,000 - $13,250,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - - - - - $9,000,000
    Est. Earnings (6 seasons) $11,850,000 $2,000,000 $11,980,000 $285,000 - $3,250,000 - $29,365,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how James Laurinaitis ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($4,275,000) Rank
    NFL: #286
    St. Louis Rams: #10
    Inside Linebacker: #18

    Total Cash ($3,625,000) Rank
    NFL: #334
    Inside Linebacker: #0

    Average Annual ($8,300,000) Rank
    NFL: #98
    Inside Linebacker: #0