Luke Kuechly

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Panthers, ILB Age: 30-238d Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#9 overall), 2012 College: Boston College Agent(s): Tom Condon (CAA Sports)

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Panthers – The Athletic


  • Previous Contracts

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    2015-2021

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $61,801,565
    Signing Bonus $19,000,000
    Average Salary $12,360,313
    Total Guarantees $34,363,324
    Guaranteed at Signing $27,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2012-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $12,578,602
    Signing Bonus $7,588,072
    Average Salary $3,144,651
    Total Guarantees $12,578,602
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $7,588,072 - - - - - $7,978,072
    2013 Player Cash Earnings DPOY $961,755 - - - - - - $961,755
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,533,510 - - - - - - $1,533,510
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $19,000,000 - - - - - $20,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - - $6,000,000 - $7,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,363,324 - - - - - $400,000 $7,763,324
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $790,000 - - $500,000 $6,810,059 - - $8,100,059
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $950,059 - - $500,000 $9,050,000 - $26,207 $10,526,266
    8 seasons $13,988,648 $26,588,072 - $1,000,000 $15,860,059 $6,000,000 $426,207 $63,862,986
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $13,988,648 $26,588,072 - $1,000,000 $15,860,059 $6,000,000 $426,207 $63,862,986
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/13/2017, $9,115

      Excessive facemask against Ameer Abdullah (DET)


    • TOTAL: $9,115

  • Transactions

    Jan 14 2020Retired from Professional Football
    Apr 18 2019Converted $9.05 million 2019 salary into bonus, clearing $7.24M of cap with Carolina (CAR)
    Sep 1 2018Converted $6.8M of his 2018 salary into bonus, clearing $5.1M of cap space with Carolina (CAR)
    Oct 13 2017Fined $9,115 Excessive facemask against Ameer Abdullah (DET)
    Sep 10 2015Signed a 5 year $62 million contract extension with Carolina (CAR)
    Apr 25 2015Carolina (CAR) exercised an $11.058 million option for 2016
    May 10 2012Signed a 4 year $12.58 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
    Apr 26 2012Drafted by Carolina (CAR): Round 1 (#9 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 CAR 16 16 16 1086 96.4 144 81 63 2
    2018 CAR 16 16 16 926 93.0 2 130 93 37 2 1
    2017 CAR 15 15 15 920 91.9 1.5 125 74 51 1 3
    2016 CAR 10 10 10 655 61.3 2 102 71 31 1 1
    2015 CAR 13 13 13 766 69.6 1 118 76 42 2 4
    2014 CAR 16 16 16 989 96.2 3 153 99 54 1 1
    2013 CAR 16 16 16 989 97.6 2 156 93 63 4
    2012 CAR 16 16 16 921 87.6 1 164 103 61 2
    Totals 118 118 118 7,252 - 13 1,092 690 402 7 18