Embed This Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker Age: 31 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#16 overall), 2010 College: Georgia Tech Agent(s): Tom Condon (CAA Sports)



  • Current Contract

    Derrick Morgan signed a 4 year, $27,000,000 contract with the Tennessee Titans, including a $6,000,000 signing bonus, $10,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,750,000. In 2017, Morgan will earn a base salary of $6,000,000 and a roster bonus of $468,750, while carrying a cap hit of $7,968,750 and a dead cap value of $9,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $27,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $6,750,000
    Total Guarantees $10,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $8,500,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $2,500,000 $1,500,000 - $4,000,000 $8,500,000 $8,520,835($8,520,835)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $8,500,0002015 Cap Savings: $-4,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $8,500,0002015 Cap Savings: $-4,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002016 Dead Cap: $4,500,0002015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002016 Dead Cap: $4,500,0002015 Cap Savings: $0
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $4,500,000 $1,500,000 $312,500 $6,312,500 $9,000,000 $4,812,500($13,333,335)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $9,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $-2,687,500 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $4,500,0002016 Cap Savings: $1,812,500 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $6,000,0002017 Dead Cap: $3,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $312,500 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002017 Dead Cap: $3,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $4,812,500
    2017 Contract details by year 31 $6,000,000 $1,500,000 $468,750 $7,968,750 $9,000,000 $6,468,750($19,802,085)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $9,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $-1,031,250 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $3,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $4,968,750 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $7,500,0002018 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002017 Cap Savings: $468,750 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002018 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002017 Cap Savings: $6,468,750
    2018 Contract details by year 32 $6,500,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $8,500,000 $1,500,000 $7,000,000($26,802,085)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002018 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002018 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $7,000,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $8.5M initially guaranteed (signing bonus + 2015 base)
    • 2016 base fully guarantees on the 5th league day, 3/13/2016
    • Incentives: $3M
    • Per Game Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000 10 LTBE in 2016, 15 LTBE in 2017)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2015 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2015 Player contract details by year - $166,668 $1,195,002 - $1,361,670
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 $1,000,010 $960,000 - - - - $2,280,010
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - - - $5,975,000 $2,745,000 $9,125,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $725,000 - - - - - - $725,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,045,000 - - $115,000 - - - $1,160,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,065,000 - - $115,000 - - - $2,180,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $6,000,000 - - - - $20,835 $8,520,835
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - $312,500 - - - - $4,812,500
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - $468,750 - - - - $6,468,750
    8 seasons $17,560,000 $7,000,010 $1,741,250 $230,000 - $5,975,000 $2,765,835 $35,272,095
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - $500,000 - - - - $7,000,000
    $24,060,000 $7,000,010 $2,241,250 $230,000 - $5,975,000 $2,765,835 $42,272,095
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/10/2014, $8,268

      Late hit against Cleveland (CLE)


    • Player contract details by year 09/21/2011, $7,500

      for hit on Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco


    • TOTAL: $15,768

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Derrick Morgan ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2017 7 7 7 355 0.740 4.5 16 10 6
    2016 15 15 15 765 0.714 9 33 24 9
    2015 10 10 9 530 0.623 4.5 24 17 7 1
    2014 16 16 16 1005 0.881 6.5 63 43 20 2
    2013 15 15 14 797 0.748 6 35 29 6 1
    2012 16 16 16 914 0.811 6.5 59 35 24 1
    2011 15 15 10 2.5 30 22 8
    2010 4 4 1.5 5 3 2