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Embed This Kelvin Benjamin

Wide Receiver Age: 27 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#28 overall), 2014 College: Florida State Agent(s): Eugene Parker (Relativity Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Kelvin Benjamin signed a 4 year, $7,664,250 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including a $3,894,000 signing bonus, $6,199,225 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,916,063. In 2018, Benjamin will earn a base salary of $8,459,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,459,000 and a dead cap value of $8,459,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $7,664,250
    Signing Bonus $3,894,000
    Average Salary $1,916,063
    Total Guarantees $6,199,225
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,199,225
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2014 Contract details by year 23 $420,000 $973,500 $1,393,500 $6,199,225 $4,314,000($4,314,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $6,199,225 2014 Cap Savings: $-4,805,725 Pre-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $6,199,225 2014 Cap Savings: $-4,805,725 Post-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Dead Cap: $6,199,225 2014 Cap Savings: $1,393,500 Post-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Dead Cap: $6,199,225 2014 Cap Savings: $1,393,500
    2015 Contract details by year 24 $768,375 $973,500 $1,741,875 $4,805,725 $768,375($5,082,375)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $4,805,725 2015 Cap Savings: $-3,063,850 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $4,805,725 2015 Cap Savings: $-3,063,850 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $973,500 2016 Dead Cap: $3,832,225 2015 Cap Savings: $768,375 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $973,500 2016 Dead Cap: $3,832,225 2015 Cap Savings: $768,375
    2016 Contract details by year 25 $1,116,750 $973,500 $2,090,250 $3,063,750 $1,116,750($6,199,125)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $3,063,750 2016 Cap Savings: $-973,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $1,947,000 2016 Cap Savings: $143,250 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $2,090,250 2017 Dead Cap: $973,500 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $973,500 2017 Dead Cap: $973,500 2016 Cap Savings: $1,116,750
    2017 Contract details by year 26 $529,412 - $529,411 - $529,411($6,728,536)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $529,411 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $529,411 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $529,411 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $529,411
    2018 Contract details by year 27 $8,459,000 - $8,459,000 $8,459,000 $8,459,000($15,187,536)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $8,459,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $8,459,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $8,459,000 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $8,459,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 5th year option available
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2017 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2017 Player contract details by year $470,588 $973,500 $465,125 - $1,909,213
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 $3,894,000 - - - - - $4,314,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $768,375 - - - - - - $768,375
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,116,750 - - - - - - $1,116,750
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $529,412 - - - - - - $529,411
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $470,588 - $465,125 - - - - $935,713
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $8,459,000 - - - - - - $8,459,000
    5 seasons $11,764,125 $3,894,000 $465,125 - - - - $16,123,249
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/23/2016, $12,154

      Excessive Celebration against San Francisco (SF)


    • Player contract details by year 12/13/2014, $8,268

      Role in a brawl against New Orleans (NO)


    • TOTAL: $20,422

  • 2018 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Kelvin Benjamin ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2018 2 2 2 87 0.690 10 3 29 9.7 1 0 8.9
    2017 14 14 14 597 0.526 78 48 692 14.4 3 0 87.2
    2016 16 16 13 800 0.722 118 63 941 14.9 7 1 134.1
    2014 16 16 15 925 0.838 145 73 1008 13.8 9 1 152.8