Brandon Meriweather

Safety Age: 31 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#24 overall), 2007 College: Miami (FL)
Player Status: Inactive
  • Current Contract

    Brandon Meriweather signed a 1 year, $1,000,000 contract with the Washington Redskins, including a $145,000 signing bonus, $145,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,000,000. In , Meriweather will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of . Meriweather has a cap hit of while his dead money value is .

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,000,000
    Signing Bonus $145,000
    Average Salary $1,000,000
    Guaranteed $145,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year 30 $754,411 $145,000 - $899,411 $145,000
    2015 Free Agent Year UFA  

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2015

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $6,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,600,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Guaranteed $3,050,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 28 $1,450,000 $400,000 $50,000 $1,900,000 -
    2013 29 $1,129,412 $400,000 $50,000 $1,579,412 $2,800,000
    2014 30 $3,000,000 $400,000 - $3,400,000 $1,200,000
    2015 31 $3,000,000 $400,000 - $3,400,000 $800,000
    2016 32 $3,000,000 $400,000 - $3,400,000 $400,000
    2016 Free agent year UFA  
    • $3.5 million guaranteed (signing bonus + 2012 base)
    • 2012-13 Workout Bonus: $50,000
    • 2012 IR: Week 12
    • 2013 Restructure Bonus: $1.25 million / 3 years
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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 $500,000 $755,000 - - - - $1,540,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - $3,720,000 $1,025,000 $5,115,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - - $150,000 - - - $610,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 - - $150,000 - - - $700,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - $3,250,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,450,000 $1,600,000 - $50,000 - - - $3,100,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,129,412 - - $50,000 - - - $1,179,412
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $754,411 $145,000 - - - - $89,934 $989,345
    8 seasons $7,248,823 $3,245,000 $755,000 $400,000 - $3,720,000 $1,114,934 $16,483,757
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    08/25/2014 Player contract details by year 2 games $100,588 Illegal hit to the head against Torrey Smith (BAL)
    10/21/2013 Player contract details by year 1 game $70,588 Unnecessary Roughness against Chicago (CHI)
    09/18/2013 Player contract details by year Helmet-to-Helmet Hit $42,000 Illegal hit to the head against Green Bay
    10/14/2011 Player contract details by year Hit on Defenseless Player $25,000 for a hit on Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson
    10/04/2011 Player contract details by year Helmet-to-Helmet Hit $20,000 Helmet to Helmet hit against WR Steve Smith
    10/19/2010 Player contract details by year Hit on Defenseless Player $50,000 Defenseless hit against Todd Heap
    10/16/2009 Player contract details by year Unsportsmanlike Conduct $7,500 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Denver (DEN)
    $3 $315,676