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Lorenzo Alexander Embed This

Outside Linebacker Age: 36 Exp: 13 Years
Undrafted: 2005, Panthers College: California Agent(s): JR Rickert ()

Bills – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Lorenzo Alexander signed a 1 year, $3,750,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including a $550,000 signing bonus, $1,600,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,750,000. In , Alexander will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a cap hit of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,750,000
    Signing Bonus $550,000
    Average Salary $3,750,000
    Total Guarantees $1,600,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,600,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 36 $2,000,000 $600,000 $900,000 $250,000 $3,750,000 $1,850,000 $3,700,000($3,700,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $1,850,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,900,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $850,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,900,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $1,850,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $1,900,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $850,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $2,900,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $1.6M guaranteed (signing bonus + $1M of salary)
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $56,250 ($900,000)
    • Workout Bonus: $250,000
    • $1.55M of incentives available
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2018

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $5,950,000
    Signing Bonus $1,100,000
    Average Salary $2,975,000
    Guaranteed $4,100,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2017 34 $2,000,000 $550,000 - - $450,000 $3,000,000 $3,100,000 $3,550,000($3,550,000)
    2018 35 $2,450,000 $550,000 $400,000 - $200,000 $3,600,000 $3,030,000 $3,050,000($6,600,000)
    2019 Free agent year 36 UFA  
    • $3.1M fully guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2017 salary)
    • Additional $1M of 2018 salary + 2018 Roster bonus fully guarantees on 3/16/2018
    • 2018 Roster Bonus: $300,000 (3/16/2018, guaranteed)
    • 2018 Per Game Active Bonus: $6,250 ($100,000)
    • 2017 Incentives: $850,000 ($450,000 LTBE)
    • 2018 Incentives: $1.25M
    Source: Aaron Wilson
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $79,900 - - - - - - $79,900
    2005 Player Cash Earnings - $15,000 - - - - - $15,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $79,900 - - - - - - $79,900
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 - - - - - - $285,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - - - $370,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - - - - - - $460,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 - $350,000 $50,000 - - - $950,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $800,000 - $50,000 $50,000 - - - $900,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 - $50,000 $50,000 - - - $800,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $715,000 $1,350,000 - - - - - $2,065,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $855,000 - - $150,000 - - - $1,005,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings - - - $150,000 - - - $150,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $870,000 - - - - - $70,030 $940,030
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $885,000 - - - - - - $885,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $1,100,000 - - - - $450,000 $3,550,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,450,000 - $400,000 - - - $200,000 $3,050,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $550,000 $900,000 $250,000 - - - $3,700,000
    15 seasons $13,099,800 $3,015,000 $1,750,000 $700,000 - - $720,030 $19,284,830
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $79,900 $15,000 - - - - - $94,900
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,244,900 - $450,000 $150,000 - - - $3,844,900
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,570,000 $1,350,000 - $300,000 - - - $3,220,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $870,000 - - - - - - $940,030
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $7,335,000 $1,650,000 $1,300,000 $250,000 - - - $11,185,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/21/2012, $15,750

      for horse collar tackle on Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola


    • TOTAL: $15,750

  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Lorenzo Alexander ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Total Cash ($0) Rank
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 BUF 16 16 7 502 0.479 2 55 35 20 1
    2018 BUF 16 16 8 629 0.620 6.5 73 54 19 1 2
    2017 BUF 16 16 11 671 0.607 3 70 57 13 3
    2016 BUF 16 16 16 788 0.734 12.5 70 50 14 2 1
    2015 OAK 16 16 45 0.039 19 11 1
    2014 ARI 16 16 51 0.048 1 13 4 2
    2013 ARI 3 3 3 77 0.383 4 3
    2012 WAS 16 16 300 0.279 2.5 46 17 8
    2011 WAS 16 16 16 1
    2010 WAS 16 16 12 1.5 58 25 23 2
    2009 WAS 16 16 2 23 14 3 1
    2008 WAS 15 15 2 17 11 6
    2007 WAS 13 13 1 4 2 2
    Totals 191 191 58 3,063 - 33 468 284 111 10 3