Montez Sweat

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Bears, DE Age: 27-189d Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#26 overall), 2019 College: Mississippi State Agent(s): Rodney Williams (United Sports Group)

 
  • Current Contract

    Montez Sweat signed a 4 year, $98,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including a $20,426,000 signing bonus, $62,864,888 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $24,500,000. In 2024, Sweat will earn a base salary of $20,900,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $25,085,200 and a dead cap value of $37,240,800.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $98,000,000
    Signing Bonus $20,426,000
    Average Salary $24,500,000
    Total Guarantees $62,864,888
    Guaranteed at Signing $41,964,888
    Free Agent: 2028 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2023 Contract details by year 27 $638,889 $4,085,200 - - $4,724,088 $21,064,889 $21,064,889($21,064,889) $21,064,889
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $21,064,889 2023 Cap Savings: $-16,340,801 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $20,426,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-15,701,912 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $4,724,089 2024 Dead Cap: $16,340,800 2023 Cap Savings: $-1 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $4,085,200 2024 Dead Cap: $16,340,800 2023 Cap Savings: $638,888
    2024 Contract details by year 28 $20,900,000 $4,085,200 - $100,000 $25,085,200 $37,240,800 $21,000,000($42,064,889) $21,032,445
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $37,240,800 2024 Cap Savings: $-12,155,600 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $16,340,800 2024 Cap Savings: $8,744,400 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $24,985,200 2025 Dead Cap: $12,255,600 2024 Cap Savings: $100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $4,085,200 2025 Dead Cap: $12,255,600 2024 Cap Savings: $21,000,000
    2025 Contract details by year 29 $20,900,000 $4,085,200 - $100,000 $25,085,200 $12,255,600 $21,000,000($63,064,889) $21,021,630
    Pre-6/1 Release Today → 03/15/2024 2025 Dead Cap: $12,255,600 2025 Cap Savings: $12,829,600 03/15/2024 → 6/1/2025 2025 Dead Cap: $33,155,600 2025 Cap Savings: $-8,070,400 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $12,255,600 2025 Cap Savings: $12,829,600 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $4,085,200 2026 Dead Cap: $8,170,400 2025 Cap Savings: $21,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $4,085,200 2026 Dead Cap: $8,170,400 2025 Cap Savings: $21,000,000

    Potential Out: 2026, 3 yr, $63,064,889; $8,170,400 dead cap

    2026 Contract details by year 30 $20,900,000 $4,085,200 - $100,000 $25,085,200 $8,170,400 $21,000,000($84,064,889) $21,016,222
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $8,170,400 2026 Cap Savings: $16,914,800 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $8,170,400 2026 Cap Savings: $16,914,800 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $4,085,200 2027 Dead Cap: $4,085,200 2026 Cap Savings: $21,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $4,085,200 2027 Dead Cap: $4,085,200 2026 Cap Savings: $21,000,000
    2027 Contract details by year 31 $18,900,000 $4,085,200 $2,000,000 $100,000 $25,085,200 $4,085,200 $21,000,000($105,064,889) $21,012,978
    Pre-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $4,085,200 2027 Cap Savings: $21,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $4,085,200 2027 Cap Savings: $21,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $4,085,200 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $21,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $4,085,200 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $21,000,000
    2028 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $41,964,888 guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2023 salary + 2024 salary)
    • $20.9M 2025 salary fully guarantees on 3/15/2024 (injury guaranteed at signing)
    • $10M of 2026 salary fully guarantees on the 3rd league day of 2026 (injury guaranteed at signing)
    • 2027 Roster Bonus: $2M (3rd league day of 2027)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

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    2019-2023Entry Level

    Montez Sweat signed a 4 year, $11,641,260 contract with the Washington Redskins, including a $6,486,372 signing bonus, $10,563,816 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,910,315. In 2024, Sweat will earn a base salary of $20,900,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $25,085,200 and a dead cap value of $37,240,800.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $11,641,260
    Signing Bonus $6,486,372
    Average Salary $2,910,315
    Total Guarantees $10,563,816
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,563,816
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $495,000 $6,486,372 - - - - - $6,981,372
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,024,148 - - - - - - $1,024,148
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,553,296 - - - - - - $1,553,296
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $2,082,444 - - - - - - $2,082,444
    2023 Player Cash Earnings NFC PRO BOWL:DE $5,111,111 - - - - - - $5,111,111
    2023 Player Cash Earnings NFC PRO BOWL:DE $638,889 $20,426,000 - - - - - $21,064,889
    5 seasons $10,904,888 $26,912,372 - - - - - $37,817,260
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $20,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $21,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $20,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $21,000,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $20,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $21,000,000
    2027 Player Cash Earnings $18,900,000 - $2,000,000 $100,000 - - - $21,000,000
    $92,504,888 $26,912,372 $2,000,000 $400,000 - - - $121,817,260
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $495,000 $6,486,372 - - - - - $6,981,372
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,577,444 - - - - - - $2,577,444
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $7,193,555 - - - - - - $7,193,555
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $638,889 $20,426,000 - - - - - $21,064,889
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/09/2020, $15,000

      Horse Collar tackle against Baltimore (BAL)


    • TOTAL: $15,000

  • Transactions

    Nov 4 2023Signed a 4 year $98 million contract extension with Chicago (CHI). The total deal is worth $105 million.
    Oct 31 2023Traded to Chicago (CHI) from Washington (WAS) for 2024 2nd round pick
    Apr 27 2022Washington (WAS) exercised an $11.5 million option for 2023
    Oct 9 2020Fined $15,000 Horse Collar tackle against Baltimore (BAL)
    May 29 2019Signed a 4 year $11.64 million contract with Washington (WAS)
    Apr 25 2019Drafted by Washington (WAS): Round 1 (#26 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2023 CHI 17 17 16 723 75.6 12.5 57 38 19 2
    2022 WAS 17 17 17 731 79.4 8 46 27 19
    2021 WAS 10 10 10 483 43.6 5 24 13 11 3
    2020 WAS 16 16 15 693 69.1 9 45 28 17 2 1
    2019 WAS 16 16 16 729 63.7 7 50 31 19 2
    Totals 76 76 74 3,359 - 42 222 137 85 9 1