Michael Griffin

Safety Age: 30 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#19 overall), 2007 College: Texas Agent(s): Relativity Sports
  • Current Contract

    Michael Griffin signed a 5 year, $35,000,000 contract with the Tennessee Titans, including a $9,000,000 signing bonus, $11,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,000,000. In 2015, Griffin will earn a base salary of $6,300,000. Griffin has a cap hit of $8,100,000 while his dead money value is $3,600,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $35,000,000
    Signing Bonus $9,000,000
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Guaranteed $11,500,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2012 Contract details by year 27 $2,500,000 $1,800,000 - - $4,300,000 $11,500,000
    2013 Contract details by year 28 $3,500,000 $1,800,000 $794,118 - $6,094,118 $8,300,000
    2014 Contract details by year 29 $6,200,000 $1,800,000 - - $8,000,000 $5,400,000
    2015 Contract details by year 30 $6,300,000 $1,800,000 - - $8,100,000 $3,600,000
    2016 Contract details by year 31 $6,500,000 $1,800,000 - - $8,300,000 $1,800,000
    2017 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $11.5 million guaranteed (signing bonus + 2012 base)
    • 2013 Roster Bonus: $1 million
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the various reports, including Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2012Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,200,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,200,000
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 27 $6,200,000 - - $6,200,000 -
    2013 Free agent year UFA  
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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 $850,010 $745,000 - - - $2,115,000 $3,995,010
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $464,000 - - - - $3,105,000 - $3,569,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $721,500 - - - - - - $721,500
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $979,000 - $100,000 - - - - $1,079,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,310,500 - - - - - - $3,310,500
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $9,000,000 - - - - - $11,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - $794,118 - - - - $4,294,118
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $6,200,000 - - - - - - $6,200,000
    8 seasons $17,960,000 $9,850,010 $1,639,118 - - $3,105,000 $2,115,000 $34,669,128
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $6,300,000 - - - - - - $6,300,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - - - - - $6,500,000
    $30,760,000 $9,850,010 $1,639,118 - - $3,105,000 $2,115,000 $47,469,128
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    11/25/2013 Player contract details by year 1 game $205,882 Repeat Offender of Hits to the HEad
    10/04/2013 Player contract details by year Hit on Defenseless Player $21,000 hitting a defenseless player against New York (NYJ
    11/09/2012 Player contract details by year Horse Collar Tackle $20,000 for a horse collar tackle of Bears RB Matt Forte
    10/10/2012 Player contract details by year Helmet-to-Helmet Hit $21,000 for helmet-to-helmet hit on Vikings WR Michael Jenkins
    11/18/2011 Player contract details by year Late Hit $7,500 Late hit against Carolina (CAR)
    $1 $275,382
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Michael Griffin ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($8,100,000) Rank
    NFL: #91
    Tennessee Titans: #3
    Safety: #3

    Total Cash ($6,300,000) Rank
    NFL: #166
    Safety: #8

    Average Annual ($7,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #146
    Safety: #9