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Robert Quinn

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Linebacker Age: 30 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#14 overall), 2011 College: North Carolina Agent(s): Sean Kiernan (Select Sports Group)

Bears – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Robert Quinn signed a 5 year, $70,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including a $3,000,000 signing bonus, $30,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,000,000. In 2020, Quinn will earn a base salary of $3,000,000 and a signing bonus of $15,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,100,000 and a dead cap value of $18,500,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $70,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Total Guarantees $30,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $30,000,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $3,000,000 $3,100,000 - $6,100,000 $18,500,000 $18,500,000($18,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $18,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-12,400,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $15,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-9,400,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $6,100,000 2021 Dead Cap: $12,400,000 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $3,100,000 2021 Dead Cap: $12,400,000 2020 Cap Savings: $3,000,000
    2021 Contract details by year 31 $11,500,000 $3,100,000 $100,000 $14,700,000 $23,900,000 $11,600,000($30,100,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $23,900,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-9,200,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $12,400,000 2021 Cap Savings: $2,300,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $14,600,000 2022 Dead Cap: $9,300,000 2021 Cap Savings: $100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $3,100,000 2022 Dead Cap: $9,300,000 2021 Cap Savings: $11,600,000

    Potential Out: 2022, 2 yr, $30,100,000; $9,300,000 dead cap

    2022 Contract details by year 32 $12,800,000 $3,100,000 $100,000 $16,000,000 $9,300,000 $12,900,000($43,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $9,300,000 2022 Cap Savings: $6,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $9,300,000 2022 Cap Savings: $6,700,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $3,100,000 2023 Dead Cap: $6,200,000 2022 Cap Savings: $12,900,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $3,100,000 2023 Dead Cap: $6,200,000 2022 Cap Savings: $12,900,000
    2023 Contract details by year 33 $13,900,000 $3,100,000 $100,000 $17,100,000 $6,200,000 $14,000,000($57,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $6,200,000 2023 Cap Savings: $10,900,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $6,200,000 2023 Cap Savings: $10,900,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $3,100,000 2024 Dead Cap: $3,100,000 2023 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $3,100,000 2024 Dead Cap: $3,100,000 2023 Cap Savings: $14,000,000
    2024 Contract details by year 34 $12,900,000 $3,100,000 $100,000 $16,100,000 $3,100,000 $13,000,000($70,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $3,100,000 2024 Cap Savings: $13,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $3,100,000 2024 Cap Savings: $13,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $3,100,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $13,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $3,100,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $13,000,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $30M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2020 salary + 2020 roster bonus + 2021 salary)
    • 2020 Roster Bonus: $12.5M (fully guaranteed, treated as signing bonus, paid 3/23/2020)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
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    2014-2019

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $57,014,895
    Signing Bonus $4,776,774
    Average Salary $14,253,724
    Total Guarantees $41,171,774
    Guaranteed at Signing $15,618,583
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
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    2011-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $9,436,053
    Signing Bonus $5,362,585
    Average Salary $2,359,013
    Total Guarantees $9,436,053
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $5,362,585 - - - - - $5,737,585
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $803,941 - - - - - - $803,941
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,232,829 - - - - - - $1,232,829
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $646,646 $4,776,774 - $59,711 - - - $5,483,131
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $5,555,555 - $10,233,201 - - - $3,344 $15,792,100
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,777,777 - $2,424,242 - - - - $10,202,019
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,161,616 - $3,633,363 - - - - $9,794,979
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,333,301 - $1,111,111 - - - - $11,444,412
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $5,294,118 - $1,750,000 - - - $920,445 $7,964,563
    2019 Player Cash Earnings - - $1,121,211 - - - - $1,121,211
    9 seasons $38,180,783 $10,139,359 $20,273,128 $59,711 - - $923,789 $69,576,770
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $15,500,000 - - - - - $18,500,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $11,500,000 - - $100,000 - - - $11,600,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $12,800,000 - - $100,000 - - - $12,900,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $13,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $14,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $12,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $13,000,000
    $92,280,783 $25,639,359 $20,273,128 $459,711 - - $923,789 $139,576,770
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,613,971 $10,139,359 $10,233,201 $59,711 - - - $29,049,586
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $13,939,393 - $6,057,605 - - - - $19,996,998
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $10,333,301 - $2,232,322 - - - - $12,565,623
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,294,118 - $1,750,000 - - - - $7,964,563
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 08/08/2019, 2 games, $941,176

      PEDs


    • Player contract details by year 01/04/2019, $10,026

      Role in a fight against Buffalo (BUF)


    • Player contract details by year 12/22/2017, $12,154

      Unsportmanlike Conduct against Seattle (SEA)


    • Player contract details by year 10/12/2012, $15,750

      for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb


    • Player contract details by year 09/21/2012, $7,857

      for a hit to the head on Redskins left tackle Trent Williams


    • TOTAL: $986,963

  • Transactions

    Mar 17 2020Signed a 5 year $70 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Aug 8 2019Suspended 2 games for violating the league's PED policy, forfeiting $941,176 in 2019 salary with Dallas (DAL)
    Mar 28 2019Signed a 1 year $8 million restructured contract extension with Dallas (DAL)
    Mar 28 2019Traded to Dallas (DAL) from Miami (MIA) for 2020 6th round pick (#197 - traded)
    Jan 4 2019Fined $10,026 Role in a fight against Buffalo (BUF)
    Mar 2 2018Traded to Miami (MIA) from Los Angeles (LAR) with 2018 6th round pick (#209 Cornell Armstrong) for 2018 4th round pick (#111 Brian Allen) and 2018 6th round pick (#183 - traded)
    Dec 22 2017Fined $12,154 Unsportmanlike Conduct against Seattle (SEA)
    Sep 13 2014Signed a 4 year $57.01 million extension with St. Louis (STL)
    Apr 28 2014St. Louis (STL) exercised a $6.969 million option for 2014
    Jul 30 2011Signed a 4 year $9.43 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Apr 28 2011Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 1 (#14 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 DAL 14 14 14 659 0.680 11.5 34 26 8 2
    2018 MIA 16 16 16 636 0.584 6.5 38 25 13 2
    2017 LAR 15 15 14 636 0.604 8.5 32 21 11 2
    2016 LA 9 9 8 371 0.341 4 10 8 2 2
    2015 LA 8 8 7 339 0.367 5 21 13 8 3
    2014 LA 16 16 16 787 0.752 10.5 46 39 7 5
    2013 LA 16 16 16 831 0.780 19 57 50 7 7
    2012 LA 16 16 14 825 0.767 10.5 29 24 5 1
    2011 LA 15 15 1 5 23 20 3 1
    Totals 125 125 106 5,084 - 81 290 226 64 25 0