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Kyle Orton

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Bills, QB Age: 38-153d Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#106 overall), 2005 College: Purdue Agent(s):

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  • Current Contract

    Kyle Orton signed a 2 year, $11,000,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including a $3,000,000 signing bonus, $3,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,500,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $11,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $5,500,000
    Total Guarantees $3,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,000,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2014 Contract details by year 32 $2,500,000 $1,500,000 - $4,000,000 $3,000,000 $6,000,000($6,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2014 Cap Savings: $1,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2014 Cap Savings: $1,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2015 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2014 Cap Savings: $2,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2015 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2014 Cap Savings: $2,500,000
    2015 Contract details by year 33 $5,400,000 $1,500,000 $100,000 $7,000,000 $1,500,000 $5,500,000($11,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $0
    2016 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2014 Incentives: $500,000 with 50% playing time
    • Orton can void 2015 within 5 days after the Super Bowl
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2012-2014

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $10,500,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Total Guarantees $5,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA

    2010-2011

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $11,621,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,810,500
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA

    2008-2009

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $3,520,000
    Signing Bonus $1,400,000
    Average Salary $1,760,000
    Total Guarantees $1,400,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2010 / UFA

    2005-2008Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $1,843,000
    Signing Bonus $458,000
    Average Salary $460,750
    Total Guarantees $458,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2009 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $230,000 $458,000 - - - - - $688,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $350,000 - - - - - - $350,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 - - - - - - $435,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,300,000 $1,400,000 - $100,000 - - - $2,800,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $995,000 - - $100,000 - - - $1,095,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $2,612,000 - - - - - - $2,612,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $7,379,000 - $1,500,000 - - - - $8,879,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 $5,000,000 - - - - - $5,900,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $840,000 - - - $510,000 - - $1,350,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $3,000,000 - - - - $500,000 $6,000,000
    10 seasons $17,541,000 $9,858,000 $1,500,000 $200,000 $510,000 - $500,000 $30,109,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,315,000 $1,858,000 - $100,000 - - - $4,273,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,607,000 - - $100,000 - - - $3,707,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $7,379,000 - $1,500,000 - - - - $8,879,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,740,000 $5,000,000 - - $510,000 - - $7,250,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $3,000,000 - - - - $500,000 $6,000,000
  • Transactions

    Dec 29 2014Retired from Professional Football
    Aug 30 2014Signed a 2 year $11 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
    Jul 15 2014Released by Dallas (DAL)
    Mar 27 2013Restructured 2013 base salary from $1.35 million to $840k with Dallas (DAL)
    Mar 14 2012Signed a 3 year $10.5 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Nov 23 2011Claimed off waivers by Kansas City (KC)
    Nov 22 2011Waived by Denver (DEN)
    Apr 16 2010Signed a 2 year $11.612 million contract with Denver (DEN)
    Apr 2 2009Traded to Denver (DEN) from Chicago (CHI) with 2009 1st round pick and 2009 3rd round pick for Jay Cutler and 2009 5th round pick
    Feb 25 2008Signed a 1 year $2.395 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Jul 24 2005Signed a 4 year $1.84 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Apr 23 2005Drafted by Chicago (CHI): Round 4 (#106 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Gm Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2014 BUF 16 12 12 803 75.6 447 287 64.2 3018 251.50 18 10 87.82 15 14 1 3 176.12
    2013 DAL 16 3 1 78 7.8 51 33 64.7 398 132.67 2 2 85.25 1 8 0 0 20.72
    2012 DAL 16 1 11 1.0 10 9 90 89 89.00 1 0 137.08 0 0 0 0 9.56
    2011 KC 14 9 8 252 150 59.5 1758 195.33 9 9 77.78 11 13 0 2 85.62
    2010 DEN 13 13 13 498 293 58.8 3652 280.92 20 9 87.53 22 98 0 5 209.88
    2009 DEN 16 16 15 541 336 62.1 3802 237.63 21 12 86.82 24 71 0 4 215.18
    2008 CHI 15 15 15 465 272 58.5 2972 198.13 18 12 79.61 24 49 3 6 181.78
    2007 CHI 4 3 3 80 43 53.8 478 159.33 3 2 73.85 5 -1 0 2 29.02
    2006 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Totals 110 72 67 892 - 2,344 1,423 60.7 16,167 224.54 92 56 - 102 252 4 22 927.88