Chris Kelsay

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Bills, DE Age: 42-343d Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#48 overall), 2003 College: Nebraska Agent(s):

 
  • Current Contract

    Chris Kelsay signed a 4 year, $28,200,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $5,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,050,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $28,200,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $7,050,000
    Total Guarantees $5,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2010 Contract details by year 31 $4,080,000 $2,400,000 - $100,000 - $6,580,000 - $6,180,000($6,180,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2010 Dead Cap: $0 2010 Cap Savings: $6,580,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2010 Dead Cap: $0 2010 Cap Savings: $6,580,000 Post-6/1 Release 2010 Dead Cap: $0 2011 Dead Cap: $0 2010 Cap Savings: $6,580,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2010 Dead Cap: $0 2011 Dead Cap: $0 2010 Cap Savings: $6,580,000
    2011 Contract details by year 32 $2,000,000 $400,000 $2,000,000 $100,000 - $4,500,000 - $2,100,000($8,280,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2011 Dead Cap: $0 2011 Cap Savings: $4,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2011 Dead Cap: $0 2011 Cap Savings: $4,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2011 Dead Cap: $0 2012 Dead Cap: $0 2011 Cap Savings: $4,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2011 Dead Cap: $0 2012 Dead Cap: $0 2011 Cap Savings: $4,500,000
    2012 Contract details by year 33 $2,843,750 $400,000 $750,000 $100,000 $1,000,000 $5,093,750 - $1,850,000($10,130,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2012 Dead Cap: $0 2012 Cap Savings: $5,093,750 Pre-6/1 Trade 2012 Dead Cap: $0 2012 Cap Savings: $5,093,750 Post-6/1 Release 2012 Dead Cap: $0 2013 Dead Cap: $0 2012 Cap Savings: $5,093,750 Post-6/1 Trade 2012 Dead Cap: $0 2013 Dead Cap: $0 2012 Cap Savings: $5,093,750
    2013 Contract details by year 34 $3,725,000 $400,000 $750,000 $100,000 $1,000,000 $5,975,000 $800,000 $1,850,000($11,980,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2013 Dead Cap: $0 2013 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2013 Dead Cap: $0 2013 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2013 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2013 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2013 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2013 Cap Savings: $0
    2014 Contract details by year 35 $3,745,000 $400,000 $750,000 $100,000 $1,000,000 $5,995,000 - $1,850,000($13,830,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Cap Savings: $0
    2015 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Signing Bonus: $1.6 million
    • 2011 Reporting Bonus: $2 million
    • 2011-2014 Roster Bonus: $750,000
    • 2011-2014 Workout Bonus: $100,000
    • 2012 IR: week 14
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2007-2010

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $23,000,000
    Signing Bonus $8,000,000
    Average Salary $5,750,000
    Total Guarantees $8,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2011 / UFA

    2003-2006Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,745,000
    Signing Bonus $1,375,000
    Average Salary $686,250
    Total Guarantees $1,375,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2007 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $225,000 $1,375,000 - - - - - $1,600,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - - - - - $305,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - - - - - $380,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $455,000 - - - - - - $455,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $8,000,000 $3,000,000 $100,000 - - - $12,100,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,400,000 - $1,500,000 $100,000 - - - $3,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - - $3,600,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $4,080,000 $2,000,000 - $100,000 - - - $6,180,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings - - $2,000,000 $100,000 - - - $2,100,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings - - $750,000 $100,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,850,000
    10 seasons $10,845,000 $11,375,000 $7,750,000 $600,000 - - $1,000,000 $31,570,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    10 seasons Player Cash Earnings $10,845,000 $11,375,000 $7,750,000 $600,000 - - $1,000,000 $31,570,000
  • Transactions

    Feb 27 2013Retired from Professional Football
    Oct 2 2010Signed a 4 year $24 million contract extension with Buffalo (BUF)
    Feb 26 2007Signed a 4 year $23 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
    Jul 23 2003Signed a 4 year $2.745 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
    Apr 26 2003Drafted by Buffalo (BUF): Round 2 (#48 overall)
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