Henry Melton

Defensive Tackle Age: 28 Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#105 overall), 2009 College: Texas Agent(s): Willis & Woy
  • Current Contract

    Henry Melton signed a 1 year, $3,750,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including a $1,000,000 signing bonus, $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,750,000. In 2015, Melton will earn a base salary of $2,250,000, a signing bonus of $1,000,000 and a roster bonus of $500,000. Melton has a cap hit of $3,750,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,750,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $3,750,000
    Guaranteed $1,000,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2015 Contract details by year $2,250,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 $3,750,000 -
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Incentives: $1.25M
    • Per Game Bonus: $31,250
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2015 Player contract details by year $175,782 $750,750 $926,532

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2016

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $27,501,000
    Signing Bonus $1,001,000
    Average Salary $6,875,250
    Guaranteed $1,001,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2014 $1,250,000 $250,250 $859,375 $2,359,625 $1,000,000
    2015 $9,000,000 $250,250 - $9,250,250 $750,750
    2016 $7,500,000 $250,250 - $7,750,250 $500,500
    2017 $7,500,000 $250,250 - $7,750,250 $250,250
    2017 Free agent year UFA  
    • 2014 Per Game Bonus: $78,125
    • 2014 Incentives: $1.5 million
    • If he's on the roster the 1st league day of 2015, a 3 year $24M extension with $9M guaranteed vests.
    Source: Todd Archer
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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 $511,230 - - - - - $821,230
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 - - - - - - $320,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - - - - - $480,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $565,000 - - - - - - $565,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $8,450,000 - - - - - - $8,450,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 $1,001,000 $859,375 - - - - $3,110,375
    Est. Earnings (6 seasons) $11,375,000 $1,512,230 $859,375 - - - - $13,746,605
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    11/30/2012 Player contract details by year Face Mask $7,875 for grabbing the face mask of Vikings RB Adrian Peterson
    - $7,875
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Henry Melton ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($3,750,000) Rank
    NFL: #334
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers: #7
    Defensive Tackle: #20

    Total Cash ($3,750,000) Rank
    NFL: #321
    Defensive Tackle: #22

    Average Annual ($3,750,000) Rank
    NFL: #343
    Defensive Tackle: #24