Julius Peppers

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Panthers, DE Age: 41-4d Exp: 17 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2002 College: North Carolina Agent(s):

Inactive

 

Panthers – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Julius Peppers signed a 1 year, $5,000,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including a $2,500,000 signing bonus, $2,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,500,000
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Total Guarantees $2,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 38 $2,250,000 $2,500,000 $250,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000($5,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $2,750,000 2018 Cap Savings: $2,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $2,750,000 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $2,250,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,500,000
    Signing Bonus $1,650,000
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Total Guarantees $1,650,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,650,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2014-2016

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $26,000,000
    Signing Bonus $7,500,000
    Average Salary $8,666,667
    Total Guarantees $7,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $7,500,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2010-2015

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $84,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,500,000
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Total Guarantees $19,900,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA

    2009-2009Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $16,683,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $16,683,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2010 / UFA

    2002-2008Entry Level

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $46,000,000
    Signing Bonus $9,100,000
    Average Salary $6,571,429
    Total Guarantees -
    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
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $9,100,000 - - - - - $10,100,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $1,100,000 - - $150,000 - $4,050,000 - $5,300,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $1,350,000 - - $150,000 - - - $1,500,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $4,665,000 - $1,500,000 $150,000 $4,210,000 - - $10,525,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $5,150,000 - $1,700,000 $150,000 $2,800,000 - $3,500,000 $13,300,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $5,535,000 - $2,000,000 $150,000 - - $1,500,000 $9,185,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - $2,500,000 $235,000 - - - $9,235,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $16,683,000 - - - - - - $16,683,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 $6,500,000 $12,500,000 $100,000 - - $200,000 $20,200,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - - $100,000 $10,500,000 - $200,000 $11,700,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $8,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $9,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $9,900,000 - - $100,000 $3,000,000 - $200,000 $13,200,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $7,500,000 - - - - $35,880 $8,535,880
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - $500,000 $500,000 - - $9,906 $9,509,906
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $500,000 $500,000 - - - $8,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $1,650,000 $600,000 $250,000 - - $500,000 $4,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 $2,500,000 - $250,000 - - - $5,000,000
    17 seasons $82,333,000 $27,250,000 $21,800,000 $2,885,000 $20,510,000 $4,050,000 $6,145,786 $164,973,786
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    10 seasons Player Cash Earnings $45,233,000 $13,250,000 $8,300,000 $1,485,000 $7,010,000 $4,050,000 $5,500,000 $84,828,000
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $20,600,000 $6,500,000 $12,500,000 $400,000 $13,500,000 - $600,000 $54,100,000
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 $7,500,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 - - $45,786 $26,045,786
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/02/2016, $9,115

      Excessive Facemask against Carson Wentz (PHI)


    • Player contract details by year 12/05/2008, $10,000

      Roughing the Passer against Aaron Rodgers (GB)


    • Player contract details by year 10/03/2008, $10,000

      Helmet to Helmet hit against Matt Ryan (ATL)


    • Player contract details by year 12/04/2002, 4 games, $250,000

      violating the NFL's substance abuse policy


    • TOTAL: $279,115

  • Transactions

    Feb 1 2019Retired from Professional Football
    Mar 14 2018Signed a 1 year $5 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
    Mar 10 2017Signed a 1 year $3.5 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
    Dec 2 2016Fined $9,115 Excessive Facemask against Carson Wentz (PHI)
    Mar 15 2014Signed a 3 year $26 million contract with Green Bay (GB)
    Mar 11 2014Released by Chicago (CHI)
    Sep 4 2013Restructured 2013 salary from $12.9 million to $9.9 million with Chicago (CHI)
    Mar 5 2010Signed a 6 year $84 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Jun 24 2009Signed a 1 year $16.683 million contract with Carolina
    Jul 22 2002Signed a 7 year $46 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
    Apr 20 2002Drafted by Carolina (CAR): Round 1 (#2 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2018 CAR 16 16 8 508 51.0 5 22 14 8 1
    2017 CAR 16 16 5 500 50.0 11 33 21 12 2
    2016 GB 16 16 11 587 56.9 7.5 23 15 8 1
    2015 GB 16 16 16 700 66.6 10.5 37 25 12 2
    2014 GB 16 16 16 808 73.9 7 43 29 14 4 2
    2013 CHI 16 16 16 851 81.7 7.5 46 31 15 2 1
    2012 CHI 16 16 16 783 75.4 11.5 39 32 7 1
    2011 CHI 16 16 16 11.5 37 32 5 3
    2010 CHI 16 16 16 8 54 43 11 3 2
    2009 CAR 16 16 14 10.5 42 36 6 5 2
    2008 CAR 16 16 16 14.5 51 40 11 5
    2007 CAR 14 14 14 2.5 38 30 8 3 1
    2006 CAR 16 16 16 13 58 49 9 3
    2003 CAR 16 16 16 7 46 39 7 3
    Totals 234 234 208 4,737 - 139 605 465 140 43 9