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Mario Edwards

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Bears, DE Age: 27-17d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#35 overall), 2015 College: Florida State Agent(s): Peter Schaffer (Authentic Athletix)

Suspended (Suspension)

Edwards has been suspended for the first two games of the 2021-2022 Regular Season.

 

Bears – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Mario Edwards signed a 3 year, $11,660,391 contract with the Chicago Bears, including a $3,620,097 signing bonus, $5,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,886,797. In 2021, Edwards will earn a base salary of $990,000 and a signing bonus of $3,620,097, while carrying a cap hit of $1,714,019 and a dead cap value of $5,500,097.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $11,660,391
    Signing Bonus $3,620,097
    Average Salary $3,886,797
    Total Guarantees $5,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,500,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 27 $990,000 $724,019 - $1,714,019 $5,500,097 $4,610,097($4,610,097)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $5,500,097 2021 Cap Savings: $-3,786,078 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $3,620,097 2021 Cap Savings: $-1,906,078 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,604,019 2022 Dead Cap: $2,896,078 2021 Cap Savings: $-890,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $724,019 2022 Dead Cap: $2,896,078 2021 Cap Savings: $990,000
    2022 Contract details by year 28 $3,400,097 $724,019 $100,000 $4,224,116 $3,786,076 $3,500,097($8,110,194)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $3,786,076 2022 Cap Savings: $438,040 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,896,076 2022 Cap Savings: $1,328,040 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,614,019 2023 Dead Cap: $2,172,057 2022 Cap Savings: $2,610,097 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $724,019 2023 Dead Cap: $2,172,057 2022 Cap Savings: $3,500,097

    Potential Out: 2023, 2 yr, $8,110,194; $2,172,057 dead cap

    2023 Contract details by year 29 $3,450,197 $724,019 $100,000 $4,274,216 $2,172,057 $3,550,197($11,660,391)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $2,172,057 2023 Cap Savings: $2,102,159 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $2,172,057 2023 Cap Savings: $2,102,159 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $724,019 2024 Dead Cap: $1,448,038 2023 Cap Savings: $3,550,197 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $724,019 2024 Dead Cap: $1,448,038 2023 Cap Savings: $3,550,197
    2024 Contract details by year 30 - $724,019 - $1,448,042 $1,448,042 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $1,448,042 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $1,448,042 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $1,448,042 2024 Cap Savings: $1,448,042 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $1,448,042 2024 Cap Savings: $1,448,042
    2025 Contract details by year 31 - $724,021 - $724,021 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $724,021 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $724,021 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $724,021 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $724,021
    2024 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $5.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2021 salary + $890,000 of 2022 salary)
    • 2024-25 years automatically void 23 days prior to the 2024 league year ($1.44M dead cap)
    • Annual Incentives: $500,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $910,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $910,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2019-2020

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $4,700,000
    Signing Bonus $950,000
    Average Salary $2,350,000
    Total Guarantees $950,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $950,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2015-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $6,017,162
    Signing Bonus $2,636,118
    Average Salary $1,504,291
    Total Guarantees $3,726,741
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,726,741
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $421,235 $2,636,118 - - - - $74,780 $3,132,133
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $708,508 - - - - - - $708,508
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $982,015 - - - - - - $982,015
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,255,521 - - - - - - $1,255,521
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $935,000 $950,000 - $50,000 - - - $1,935,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings - - $420,000 $50,000 - - - $470,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $910,000 - - - - - $78,306 $988,306
    6 seasons $5,212,279 $3,586,118 $420,000 $100,000 - - $153,086 $9,471,483
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $990,000 $3,620,097 - - - - - $4,610,097
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $3,400,097 - - $100,000 - - - $3,500,097
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $3,450,197 - - $100,000 - - - $3,550,197
    $13,052,573 $7,206,215 $420,000 $300,000 - - $153,086 $21,131,874
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,111,758 $2,636,118 - - - - $74,780 $4,822,656
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,255,521 - - - - - - $1,255,521
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $935,000 $950,000 $420,000 $100,000 - - - $2,405,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $910,000 - - - - - $78,306 $988,306
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 01/15/2021, -

      Undisclosed


    • Player contract details by year 11/10/2017, $9,115

      Unnecessary Roughness against Miami (MIA)


    • TOTAL: $9,115

  • Transactions

    Mar 14 2021Signed a 3 year $11.66 million contract extension with Chicago (CHI)
    Jan 15 2021Suspended 2 games
    Sep 6 2020Signed a contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Sep 5 2020Waived by New Orleans (NO)
    Mar 15 2019Signed a 2 year $4.7 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Sep 2 2018Claimed off waivers by New York (NYG)
    Sep 2 2018Waived by Oakland (OAK)
    Nov 10 2017Fined $9,115 Unnecessary Roughness against Miami (MIA)
    Jun 19 2015Signed a 4 year $6.017 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
    May 1 2015Drafted by Oakland (OAK): Round 2 (#35 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Mario Edwards ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2020 CHI 15 15 255 25.6 4 17 11 6
    2019 NO 14 14 299 27.6 3 8 6 2 1
    2018 NYG 15 15 232 21.1 2 14 12 2 1
    2017 OAK 14 14 14 475 45.7 3.5 27 19 8
    2016 OAK 6 2 35 3.6 2 1 1
    2015 OAK 14 14 10 597 53.9 2 42 33 9 3
    Totals 78 74 24 1,893 - 15 110 82 28 5 0