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Trae Waynes

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Cornerback Age: 27 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#11 overall), 2015 College: Michigan State Agent(s): Joe Panos (Athletes First)

Bengals – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Trae Waynes signed a 3 year, $42,000,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $15,000,000 signing bonus, $15,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,000,000. In 2020, Waynes will earn a base salary of $5,000,000 and a signing bonus of $15,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,000,000 and a dead cap value of $15,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $42,000,000
    Signing Bonus $15,000,000
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Total Guarantees $15,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $15,000,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 28 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $15,000,000 $20,000,000($20,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-5,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-5,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $5,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $5,000,000
    2021 Contract details by year 29 $8,400,000 $5,000,000 $2,200,000 $400,000 $16,000,000 $10,000,000 $11,000,000($31,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $11,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $11,000,000

    Potential Out: 2022, 2 yr, $31,000,000; $5,000,000 dead cap

    2022 Contract details by year 30 $10,400,000 $5,000,000 $200,000 $400,000 $16,000,000 $5,000,000 $11,000,000($42,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $11,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $11,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $11,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $11,000,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2021 Roster Bonus: $2M (5th league day of 2021)
    • 2021-2022 Per Game Active Bonus: $12,500 ($200,000)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $12,944,368
    Signing Bonus $7,674,086
    Average Salary $3,236,092
    Total Guarantees $12,944,368
    Guaranteed at Signing $12,944,368
    Free Agent: 2020 / 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
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $7,674,086 - - - - - $8,109,086
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,023,381 - - - - - $48,352 $1,071,733
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,611,761 - - - - - - $1,611,761
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,200,142 - - - - - - $2,200,142
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $9,069,000 - - - - - - $9,069,000
    5 seasons $14,339,284 $7,674,086 - - - - $48,352 $22,061,722
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $15,000,000 - - - - - $20,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $8,400,000 - $2,200,000 $400,000 - - - $11,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $10,400,000 - $200,000 $400,000 - - - $11,000,000
    $38,139,284 $22,674,086 $2,400,000 $800,000 - - $48,352 $64,061,722
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $14,339,284 $7,674,086 - - - - - $22,061,722
  • Transactions

    Mar 17 2020Signed a 3 year $42 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Apr 30 2018Minnesota (MIN) exercised a $9.069 million option for 2019
    May 7 2015Signed a 4 year $12.944 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Apr 30 2015Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 1 (#11 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 MIN 15 14 14 782 71.0 58 56 2 2 1
    2018 MIN 14 14 14 692 66.7 44 35 9 1
    2017 MIN 16 16 16 918 92.4 1 64 57 7 2
    2016 MIN 15 15 8 579 59.7 50 41 7 3
    2015 MIN 15 15 1 196 18.3 30 20 2
    Totals 75 74 53 3,167 - 1 246 209 27 2 7