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Keanu Neal

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Strong Safety Age: 24 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#17 overall), 2016 College: Florida Agent(s): National Sports Agency

Falcons – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Keanu Neal signed a 4 year, $10,737,645 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including a $6,009,197 signing bonus, $10,737,645 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,684,411. In 2020, Neal will earn a base salary of $6,466,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,466,000 and a dead cap value of $6,466,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $10,737,645
    Signing Bonus $6,009,197
    Average Salary $2,684,411
    Total Guarantees $10,737,645
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,737,645
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 21 $450,000 $1,502,299 $1,952,299 $10,287,646 $6,459,196($6,459,196)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $10,287,646 2016 Cap Savings: $-8,335,347 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $6,009,197 2016 Cap Savings: $-4,056,898 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $5,780,748 2017 Dead Cap: $4,506,898 2016 Cap Savings: $-3,828,449 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $1,502,299 2017 Dead Cap: $4,506,898 2016 Cap Savings: $450,000
    2017 Contract details by year 22 $938,075 $1,502,299 $2,440,374 $8,785,347 $938,075($7,397,271)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $8,785,347 2017 Cap Savings: $-6,344,973 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $4,506,898 2017 Cap Savings: $-2,066,524 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $5,780,748 2018 Dead Cap: $3,004,599 2017 Cap Savings: $-3,340,374 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $1,502,299 2018 Dead Cap: $3,004,599 2017 Cap Savings: $938,075
    2018 Contract details by year 23 $1,426,150 $1,502,299 $2,928,449 $6,344,973 $1,426,150($8,823,421)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $6,344,973 2018 Cap Savings: $-3,416,524 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $3,004,599 2018 Cap Savings: $-76,150 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $4,842,673 2019 Dead Cap: $1,502,300 2018 Cap Savings: $-1,914,224 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $1,502,299 2019 Dead Cap: $1,502,300 2018 Cap Savings: $1,426,150
    2019 Contract details by year 24 $1,914,224 $1,502,299 $3,416,523 $3,416,523 $1,925,641($10,749,062)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $3,416,523 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,502,299 2019 Cap Savings: $1,914,224 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $3,416,523 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,502,299 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $1,914,224
    2020 Contract details by year 25 $6,466,000 - $6,466,000 $6,466,000 $6,466,000($17,215,062)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $6,466,000 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $6,466,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $6,466,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $6,466,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 26 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 5th-year option available (exercised, fully guarantees 3/18/2020)
    • Fully guaranteed
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $6,009,196 - - - - - $6,459,196
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $938,075 - - - - - - $938,075
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,426,150 - - - - - - $1,426,150
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,914,224 - - - - - $11,417 $1,925,641
    4 seasons $4,728,449 $6,009,196 - - - - $11,417 $10,749,062
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $6,466,000 - - - - - - $6,466,000
    $11,194,449 $6,009,196 - - - - $11,417 $17,215,062
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,728,449 $6,009,196 - - - - - $10,749,062
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/13/2019, $28,075

      Impermissible use of the helmet against Minnesota (MIN)


    • Player contract details by year 09/01/2019, $28,075

      Hit on a defenseless receiver against Jordan Reed (WAS)


    • Player contract details by year 11/19/2016, $24,309

      Hit on a defenseless receiver against Jordan Matthews (PHI)


    • TOTAL: $80,459

  • Transactions

    Sep 13 2019Fined $28,075 Impermissible use of the helmet against Minnesota (MIN)
    Sep 1 2019Fined $28,075 Hit on a defenseless receiver against Jordan Reed (WAS)
    Apr 25 2019Atlanta (ATL) exercised a $6.466 million option for 2020
    Jan 4 2019Atlanta (ATL) exercised a 5th-year option for 2020
    Nov 19 2016Fined $24,309 Hit on a defenseless receiver against Jordan Matthews (PHI)
    May 4 2016Signed a 4 year $10.737 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Apr 28 2016Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 1 (#17 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Keanu Neal ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 ATL 3 3 3 169 16.1 14 11 3
    2018 ATL 1 1 1 37 3.4 2 1 1
    2017 ATL 16 16 16 1045 99.4 116 83 33 3 1
    2016 ATL 14 14 14 920 82.8 104 72 32 4
    Totals 34 34 34 2,171 - 0 236 167 69 7 1