Samaje Perine

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Bengals, RB Age: 26-5d Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#114 overall), 2017 College: Oklahoma Agent(s): Athletes First

Reserve/COVID-19 (COVID-19)

Perine has been placed on the COVID-19 list and will need to pass through the league's health and safety protocols before being eligible to rejoin the team.

 

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  • Current Contract

    Samaje Perine signed a 2 year, $3,300,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $700,000 signing bonus, $700,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,650,000. In 2021, Perine will earn a base salary of $1,100,000 and a signing bonus of $700,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,450,000 and a dead cap value of $1,800,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $3,300,000
    Signing Bonus $700,000
    Average Salary $1,650,000
    Total Guarantees $700,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $700,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 26 $1,100,000 $350,000 - $1,450,000 $1,800,000 $1,800,000($1,800,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-350,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $700,000 2021 Cap Savings: $750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $1,450,000 2022 Dead Cap: $350,000 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $350,000 2022 Dead Cap: $350,000 2021 Cap Savings: $1,100,000

    Potential Out: 2022, 1 yr, $1,800,000; $350,000 dead cap

    2022 Contract details by year 27 $1,400,000 $350,000 $100,000 $1,850,000 $350,000 $1,500,000($3,300,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $350,000 2022 Cap Savings: $1,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $350,000 2022 Cap Savings: $1,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $350,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $1,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $350,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $1,500,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2020

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $1,380,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $690,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2017-2020Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,059,781
    Signing Bonus $659,781
    Average Salary $764,945
    Total Guarantees $659,781
    Guaranteed at Signing $659,781
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 $659,781 - - - - - $1,124,781
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - - - - - $555,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $265,588 - - - - - - $265,588
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $72,000 - - - - - $35,644 $107,644
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $37,941 - - - - - - $37,941
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $825,000 - - - - - $260,011 $1,085,011
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,100,000 $700,000 - - - - - $1,800,000
    5 seasons $3,320,529 $1,359,781 - - - - $295,655 $4,975,965
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,400,000 - - $100,000 - - - $1,500,000
    $4,720,529 $1,359,781 - $100,000 - - $295,655 $6,475,965
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,020,000 $659,781 - - - - - $1,679,781
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,262,588 $700,000 - - - - $295,655 $3,258,243
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $37,941 - - - - - - $37,941
  • Transactions

    Mar 17 2021Signed a 2 year $3.3 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Apr 28 2020Claimed off waivers by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Apr 26 2020Released by Miami (MIA)
    Dec 23 2019Signed to the active roster by Miami (MIA)
    Oct 19 2019Signed to the practice squad by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Oct 18 2019Waived by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Sep 1 2019Claimed off waivers by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Aug 31 2019Waived by Washington (WAS)
    May 11 2017Signed a 4 year $3.05 million contract with Washington (WAS)
    Apr 29 2017Drafted by Washington (WAS): Round 4 (#114 overall)
  • 2021 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
    2021 CIN 6 5 85 23.1 20 87 4.4 0 7 54 1 0 20.1
    2020 CIN 16 16 1 207 20.2 63 301 4.8 3 11 66 0 0 54.7
    2019 MIA 7 7 11 1.0 5 16 3.2 0 0 0 0 0 1.6
    2018 WAS 5 5 30 2.9 8 32 4 0 3 5 0 0 3.7
    2017 WAS 16 16 8 360 35.4 175 603 3.4 1 22 182 1 2 86.5
    Totals 50 49 9 693 - 271 1,039 3.8 4 43 307 2 2 166.60