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A.J. Green Embed This

Wide Receiver Age: 31 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2011 College: Georgia Agent(s): Relativity Sports

Bengals – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    A.J. Green signed a 4 year, $60,000,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $15,000,000 signing bonus, $32,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $15,000,000. In 2019, Green will earn a base salary of $11,976,000 and a workout bonus of $200,000, while carrying a cap hit of $15,176,000 and a dead cap value of $3,200,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $60,000,000
    Signing Bonus $15,000,000
    Average Salary $15,000,000
    Total Guarantees $32,750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $26,750,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 27 $11,750,000 $3,000,000 - - $14,750,000 $26,750,000 $26,750,000($26,750,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $26,750,000 2015 Cap Savings: $-12,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $26,750,000 2015 Cap Savings: $-12,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Dead Cap: $26,750,000 2015 Cap Savings: $14,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Dead Cap: $26,750,000 2015 Cap Savings: $14,750,000
    2016 Contract details by year 28 $3,800,000 $3,000,000 $6,000,000 $200,000 $13,000,000 $16,000,000 $10,000,000($36,750,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $16,000,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-3,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2016 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $13,000,000 2017 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2017 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2016 Cap Savings: $10,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 29 $10,300,000 $3,000,000 - $200,000 $13,500,000 $19,500,000 $10,500,000($47,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $19,500,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-6,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $9,200,000 2017 Cap Savings: $4,300,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $13,500,000 2018 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2018 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $10,300,000
    2018 Contract details by year 30 $10,550,000 $3,000,000 - $200,000 $13,750,000 $16,750,000 $10,750,000($58,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $16,750,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-3,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $6,200,000 2018 Cap Savings: $7,550,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $13,750,000 2019 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2019 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $10,550,000
    2019 Contract details by year 31 $11,976,000 $3,000,000 - $200,000 $15,176,000 $3,200,000 $12,176,000($70,176,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2019 Cap Savings: $11,976,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2019 Cap Savings: $11,976,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $11,976,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $11,976,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $26.75M initially guaranteed (Signing/Roster Bonus + 2015 base salary) 
    • 2016 Roster Bonus: $6M (paid 3rd league day of 2016, 3/11/16)
    • 2016-19 Workout Bonus: $200,000

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $19,688,098
    Signing Bonus $12,818,620
    Average Salary $4,922,025
    Guaranteed $19,688,098
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2011 23 $375,000 $3,204,655 - $3,579,655 - $13,193,620($13,193,620)
    2012 24 $1,269,913 $3,204,655 - $4,474,568 - $1,269,913($14,463,533)
    2013 25 $2,164,826 $3,204,655 - $5,369,481 $11,633,875 $2,164,826($16,628,359)
    2014 26 $3,059,739 $3,204,655 - $6,264,394 $6,264,394 $3,059,739($19,688,098)
    2015 27 $10,176,000 - - $10,176,000 $10,176,000 $10,176,000($29,864,098)
    2016 Free agent year 28 UFA  
    • Signing Bonus: $12.8 million
    • Fully guaranteed
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $12,818,620 - - - - - $13,193,620
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,269,913 - - - - - - $1,269,913
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,164,826 - - - - - - $2,164,826
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,059,739 - - - - - - $3,059,739
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,750,000 $15,000,000 - - - - - $26,750,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,800,000 - $6,000,000 $200,000 - - - $10,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $10,300,000 - - $200,000 - - - $10,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,550,000 - - $200,000 - - - $10,750,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $11,976,000 - - $200,000 - - - $12,176,000
    9 seasons $55,245,478 $27,818,620 $6,000,000 $800,000 - - - $89,864,098
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $55,245,478 $27,818,620 $6,000,000 $800,000 - - - $89,864,098
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/10/2017, $12,154

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Jacksonville (JAC)


    • Player contract details by year 11/09/2017, $30,387

      Fighting against Jalen Ramsey (JAC)


    • Player contract details by year 12/18/2015, $11,576

      Punting the ball into the stands


    • Player contract details by year 10/16/2015, $5,787

      Throwing the ball into the stands


    • TOTAL: $59,904

  • 2019 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops Prod Pts
    2019 CIN 0 0 0 0 0
    2018 CIN 9 9 9 459 0.609 77 46 694 15.1 77.11 6 2 5 103.4
    2017 CIN 16 16 16 857 0.886 144 75 1078 14.4 67.38 8 2 5 151.8
    2016 CIN 10 10 10 554 0.510 100 66 964 14.6 96.40 4 0 4 120.4
    2015 CIN 16 16 16 936 0.883 132 86 1297 15.1 81.06 10 1 3 187.7
    2014 CIN 13 13 13 648 0.610 116 69 1041 15.1 80.08 6 3 4 136.3
    2013 CIN 16 16 16 1055 0.932 178 98 1426 14.6 89.13 11 1 11 208.6
    2012 CIN 16 16 16 960 0.908 164 97 1350 13.9 84.38 11 2 10 202.8
    2011 CIN 15 15 15 115 65 1057 16.3 70.47 7 1 5 153
    Totals 111 111 111 5,469 - 1,026 602 8,907 14.8 80.24 63 12 47 1,264.00