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Giovani Bernard

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Bengals, RB Age: 28 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#37 overall), 2013 College: North Carolina Agent(s): Bardia Ghahremani (International Sports Agency)

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  • Current Contract

    Giovani Bernard signed a 2 year, $9,700,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $5,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,850,000. In 2020, Bernard will earn a base salary of $3,100,000, a roster bonus of $800,000 and a workout bonus of $200,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,766,666 and a dead cap value of $4,633,334.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $9,700,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $4,850,000
    Total Guarantees $5,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,500,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 27 $3,500,000 $1,416,666 $200,000 $200,000 $5,316,666 $6,250,000 $5,918,307($5,918,307)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $6,250,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-933,334 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,750,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,566,666 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $4,916,666 2020 Dead Cap: $1,333,334 2019 Cap Savings: $400,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,416,666 2020 Dead Cap: $1,333,334 2019 Cap Savings: $3,900,000
    2020 Contract details by year 28 $3,100,000 $666,666 $800,000 $200,000 $4,766,666 $4,633,334 $4,100,000($10,018,307)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $4,633,334 2020 Cap Savings: $133,332 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,533,334 2020 Cap Savings: $3,233,332 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $3,966,666 2021 Dead Cap: $666,668 2020 Cap Savings: $800,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $866,666 2021 Dead Cap: $666,668 2020 Cap Savings: $3,900,000
    2021 Contract details by year 29 $3,700,000 $666,668 $200,000 $200,000 $4,766,668 $666,668 $4,100,000($14,118,307)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $666,668 2021 Cap Savings: $4,100,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $666,668 2021 Cap Savings: $4,100,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $666,668 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $4,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $666,668 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $4,100,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $5.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2019 salary)
    • 2020 Roster Bonus: $600,000
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $12,500 ($200,000,)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2019

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $15,500,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $5,166,667
    Total Guarantees $5,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2013-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,253,862
    Signing Bonus $2,200,612
    Average Salary $1,313,466
    Total Guarantees $3,249,487
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,249,487
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - - - - - $405,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $643,788 - - - - - - $643,788
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $832,576 - - $50,000 - - - $882,576
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,071,364 $3,000,000 $2,200,000 $50,000 - - - $6,321,364
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,600,000 - $1,200,000 $200,000 - - - $3,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,100,000 - $150,000 $200,000 - - - $3,450,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 $2,000,000 $200,000 $200,000 - - $18,307 $5,918,307
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,100,000 - $800,000 $200,000 - - - $4,100,000
    8 seasons $14,252,728 $5,000,000 $4,550,000 $900,000 - - $18,307 $24,721,035
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $3,700,000 - $200,000 $200,000 - - - $4,100,000
    $17,952,728 $5,000,000 $4,750,000 $1,100,000 - - $18,307 $28,821,035
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $14,252,728 $5,000,000 $4,550,000 $900,000 - - - $24,721,035
  • Transactions

    Sep 3 2019Signed a 2 year $9.7 million contract extension with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Jun 8 2016Signed a 3 year $15.5 million extension with Cincinnati (CIN)
    May 23 2013Signed a 4 year $5.25 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Apr 26 2013Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 2 (#37 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Att Rush Yds Yds/Att Rush TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2020 CIN 7 7 1 201 38.5 25 81 3.2 1 21 174 1 0 37.5
    2019 CIN 16 16 2 457 40.7 53 170 3.2 0 30 234 0 2 38.4
    2018 CIN 12 12 4 331 33.2 56 211 3.8 3 35 218 0 0 60.9
    2017 CIN 16 16 2 486 50.3 105 458 4.4 2 43 389 2 0 108.7
    2016 CIN 10 10 2 394 36.2 91 337 3.7 2 39 336 1 1 83.3
    2015 CIN 16 16 1 583 55.0 154 730 4.7 2 49 472 0 2 132.2
    2014 CIN 13 13 9 509 47.9 168 680 4 5 43 349 2 0 144.9
    2013 CIN 16 16 613 54.2 170 695 4.1 5 56 514 3 1 166.9
    Totals 106 106 21 3,574 - 822 3,362 4.1 20 316 2,686 9 6 772.80