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Charles Leno

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Left Tackle Age: 28 Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 7 (#246 overall), 2014 College: Boise State Agent(s): BTI Sports Advisors

Bears – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Charles Leno signed a 4 year, $37,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including a $4,500,000 signing bonus, $21,597,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,250,000. In 2020, Leno will earn a base salary of $7,900,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,294,000 and a dead cap value of $7,376,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $37,000,000
    Signing Bonus $4,500,000
    Average Salary $9,250,000
    Total Guarantees $21,597,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $13,697,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 25 $1,797,000 $911,628 $2,500,000 - - $5,208,628 $13,708,628 $8,797,000($8,797,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $13,708,628 2017 Cap Savings: $-8,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $7,011,628 2017 Cap Savings: $-1,803,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $10,108,628 2018 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-4,900,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $3,411,628 2018 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2017 Cap Savings: $1,797,000
    2018 Contract details by year 26 $4,900,000 $900,000 - $100,000 - $5,900,000 $8,600,000 $5,000,000($13,797,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $8,600,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-2,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $3,700,000 2018 Cap Savings: $2,200,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $5,900,000 2019 Dead Cap: $2,700,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2019 Dead Cap: $2,700,000 2018 Cap Savings: $4,900,000
    2019 Contract details by year 27 $930,000 $900,000 - $100,000 $1,394,000 $3,324,000 $10,700,000 $8,078,029($21,875,029)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $10,700,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-7,376,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $9,770,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-6,446,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $3,324,000 2020 Dead Cap: $7,376,000 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,394,000 2020 Dead Cap: $7,376,000 2019 Cap Savings: $930,000
    2020 Contract details by year 28 $7,900,000 $900,000 - $100,000 $1,394,000 $10,294,000 $7,376,000 $8,000,000($29,875,029)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $7,376,000 2020 Cap Savings: $2,918,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $7,376,000 2020 Cap Savings: $2,918,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $2,294,000 2021 Dead Cap: $5,082,000 2020 Cap Savings: $8,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,294,000 2021 Dead Cap: $5,082,000 2020 Cap Savings: $8,000,000
    2021 Contract details by year 29 $8,900,000 $900,000 - $100,000 $1,394,000 $11,294,000 $5,082,000 $9,000,000($38,875,029)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $5,082,000 2021 Cap Savings: $6,212,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,082,000 2021 Cap Savings: $6,212,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,294,000 2022 Dead Cap: $2,788,000 2021 Cap Savings: $9,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,294,000 2022 Dead Cap: $2,788,000 2021 Cap Savings: $9,000,000
    2022 Contract details by year 30 - - - - $1,394,000 $1,394,000 $2,788,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,788,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-1,394,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,788,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-1,394,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,788,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $-1,394,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,788,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $-1,394,000
    2023 Contract details by year 31 - - - - $1,394,000 $1,394,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0
    2022 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $13.7M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2017 salary + 2017 roster bonus + 2018 salary)
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $2.5M
    • 2019 salary fully guarantees on 3/15/2019
    • 2018-21 Workout Bonus: $100,000
    • 2018-21 base salary escalator: $250,000 for Pro Bowl or All-NFL Team
    • 2019 Restructure: Converted $6.97M of salary into bonus/5
    • 2022-2023 are void/dummy years

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2017Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,266,512
    Signing Bonus $46,512
    Average Salary $566,628
    Total Guarantees $46,512
    Guaranteed at Signing $46,512
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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  • Transactions

    Aug 21 2019Converted $6.97M of 2019 salary into bonus, clearing $5.576M of cap space with Chicago (CHI)
    Aug 23 2017Signed a 4 year $37 million contract extension with Chicago (CHI)
    May 13 2014Signed a 4 year $2.26 million contract with San Francisco (SF)
    May 10 2014Drafted by Chicago (CHI): Round 7 (#246 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Charles Leno ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps%
    2019 CHI 16 16 16 1088 99.7
    2018 CHI 16 16 16 1066 99.3
    2017 CHI 16 16 16 990 100.0
    2016 CHI 16 16 16 1011 106.4
    2015 CHI 16 16 13 915 84.3
    2014 CHI 8 6 1 29 2.7
    Totals 88 86 78 5,099 -