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Justin Pugh

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Guard Age: 30 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#19 overall), 2013 College: Syracuse Agent(s): Andy Ross (Select Sports Group)

Cardinals – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Justin Pugh signed a 5 year, $44,775,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including a $10,000,000 signing bonus, $15,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,955,000. In 2020, Pugh will earn a base salary of $7,250,000 and a roster bonus of $1,250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,500,000 and a dead cap value of $9,750,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $44,775,000
    Signing Bonus $10,000,000
    Average Salary $8,955,000
    Total Guarantees $15,750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $13,000,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 28 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $250,000 $3,250,000 $22,000,000 $11,250,000($11,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $22,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-18,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-6,750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $14,000,000 2019 Dead Cap: $8,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-10,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2019 Dead Cap: $8,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $1,250,000
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $5,000,000 $2,000,000 $750,000 $7,750,000 $13,000,000 $5,779,866($17,029,866)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $13,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-5,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $8,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $5,750,000
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $7,250,000 $2,000,000 $1,250,000 $10,500,000 $9,750,000 $8,500,000($25,529,866)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $9,750,000 2020 Cap Savings: $750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $4,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $5,750,000 2021 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $4,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $8,500,000

    Potential Out: 2021, 3 yr, $25,529,866; $4,000,000 dead cap

    2021 Contract details by year 31 $7,750,000 $2,000,000 $1,500,000 $11,250,000 $4,000,000 $9,250,000($34,779,866)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $7,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $7,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $9,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $9,250,000
    2022 Contract details by year 32 $8,525,000 $2,000,000 $1,500,000 $12,025,000 $2,000,000 $10,025,000($44,804,866)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $10,025,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $10,025,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $10,025,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $10,025,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $13M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2018 salary + $2M of 2019 salary)
    • Remaining $3M of 2019 salary fully guarantees on 3/15/2019
    • $2.75M of 2020 salary fully guarantees on 3/18/2020
    • 2018 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000, 8 LTBE)
    • 2019 Per Game Active Bonus: $46,875 ($750,000, 8 LTBE)
    • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $78,125 ($1.25M)
    • 2021-2022 Per Game Active Bonus; $93,750 ($1.5M)
    • Workout Bonus: $250,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2017Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $8,345,898
    Signing Bonus $4,449,744
    Average Salary $2,086,475
    Total Guarantees $7,960,128
    Guaranteed at Signing $7,960,128
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 $4,449,744 - - - - - $4,854,744
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $784,359 - - - - - - $784,359
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,163,718 - - - - - $57,037 $1,220,755
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,157,307 - $385,770 - - - - $1,543,077
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $8,821,000 - - - - - - $8,821,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $10,000,000 $250,000 - - - - $11,250,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - $750,000 - - - $29,866 $5,779,866
    7 seasons $18,331,384 $14,449,744 $1,385,770 - - - $86,903 $34,253,801
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $7,250,000 - $1,250,000 - - - - $8,500,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $7,750,000 - $1,500,000 - - - - $9,250,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $8,525,000 - $1,500,000 - - - - $10,025,000
    $41,856,384 $14,449,744 $5,635,770 - - - $86,903 $62,028,801
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $12,331,384 $4,449,744 $385,770 - - - - $17,223,935
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 $10,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - - $17,029,866
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/11/2015, $17,363

      Leg whip against New York (NYJ)


    • TOTAL: $17,363

  • Transactions

    Mar 16 2018Signed a 5 year $44.775 million contract with Arizona (ARI)
    Apr 26 2016New York (NYG) exercised an $8.821 million 5th-year option for 2017
    Dec 11 2015Fined $17,363 Leg whip against New York (NYJ)
    Jul 25 2013Signed a 4 year $8.35 million contract with New York (NYG)
    Apr 25 2013Drafted by New York (NYG): Round 1 (#19 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Justin Pugh ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps%
    2019 ARI 16 16 16 1039 97.6
    2018 ARI 8 7 7 343 36.4
    2017 NYG 8 8 8 435 40.1
    2016 NYG 11 11 11 686 64.7
    2015 NYG 14 14 14 968 86.9
    2014 NYG 14 14 14 910 80.7
    2013 NYG 16 16 16 1026 100.0
    Totals 87 86 86 5,407 -