Justin Zimmer

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Bills, DT Age: 29-2d Exp: 2 Years
Undrafted: 2016, Bills College: Ferris State Agent(s):

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  • Current Contract

    Justin Zimmer signed a 2 year, $1,670,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including an average annual salary of $835,000. In 2021, Zimmer will earn a base salary of $920,000, while carrying a cap hit of $920,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $1,670,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $835,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 28 $485,298 $485,298 - $676,398($676,398)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $485,298 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $485,298 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $485,298 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $485,298
    2021 Contract details by year 29 $920,000 $920,000 - $920,000($1,596,398)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $920,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $920,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $920,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $920,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2020

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $1,230,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $615,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / RFA

    2018-2019

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $1,050,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $525,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2020 / ERFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $465,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $465,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2018 / ERFA

    2016-2018

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $1,620,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $540,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2019 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $20,700 - - - - - - $20,700
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $112,940 - - - - - - $112,940
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $318,141 - - - - - - $318,141
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $104,000 - - - - - - $104,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $134,118 - - - - - $12,881 $146,999
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $485,298 - - - - - $191,100 $676,398
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $147,036 - - - - - - $147,036
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $920,000 - - - - - - $920,000
    5 seasons $2,242,233 - - - - - $203,981 $2,446,214
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $20,700 - - - - - - $20,700
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $535,081 - - - - - - $535,081
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $134,118 - - - - - $12,881 $146,999
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,552,334 - - - - - $191,100 $1,743,434
  • Transactions

    Oct 21 2020Signed to the active roster by Buffalo (BUF)
    Oct 20 2020Signed to the practice squad by Buffalo (BUF)
    Oct 19 2020Signed to the active roster by Buffalo (BUF)
    Sep 14 2020Signed to the practice squad by Buffalo (BUF)
    Sep 12 2020Signed to the active roster by Buffalo (BUF)
    Sep 6 2020Signed to the practice squad by Buffalo (BUF)
    Sep 5 2020Waived by Buffalo (BUF)
    Aug 16 2020Signed a contract with Buffalo (BUF)
    Aug 1 2020Waived by Cleveland (CLE)
    Dec 3 2019Signed to the active roster by Cleveland (CLE)
    Sep 1 2019Signed to the practice squad by Atlanta (ATL)
    Aug 31 2019Waived by Atlanta (ATL)
    Dec 4 2018Signed to the active roster by Atlanta (ATL)
    Oct 4 2018Signed to the practice squad by Atlanta (ATL)
    Oct 2 2018Waived by Atlanta (ATL)
    Apr 18 2018Signed a contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Sep 1 2017Waived by New Orleans (NO)
    Jan 3 2017Signed a contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Dec 14 2016Signed to the practice squad by New Orleans (NO)
    Aug 30 2016Waived by Buffalo (BUF)
    May 1 2016Signed a 3 year $1.62 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 BUF 6 6 161 1 8 3 5
    2020 BUF 12 12 275 26.2 1 21 13 8 1
    2019 CLE 2 2 30 2.8 5 2 3
    2018 ATL 1 1 9 0.8
    Totals 21 21 0 475 - 2 34 18 16 1 0