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Embed This Kevin Zeitler

Guard Age: 28 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#27 overall), 2012 College: Wisconsin Agent(s): Joe Panos (LMM Sports Management LLC)
  • Current Contract

    Kevin Zeitler signed a 5 year, $60,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including a $12,000,000 signing bonus, $31,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,000,000. In 2019, Zeitler will earn a base salary of $10,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,400,000 and a dead cap value of $10,700,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $60,000,000
    Signing Bonus $12,000,000
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Total Guarantees $31,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $23,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 27 $6,000,000 $2,400,000 $8,400,000 $23,000,000 $18,000,000($18,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $23,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-14,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-3,600,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $13,400,000 2018 Dead Cap: $9,600,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-5,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $2,400,000 2018 Dead Cap: $9,600,000 2017 Cap Savings: $6,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 28 $10,000,000 $2,400,000 $12,400,000 $23,100,000 $10,000,000($28,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $23,100,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-10,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $9,600,000 2018 Cap Savings: $2,800,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $15,900,000 2019 Dead Cap: $7,200,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-3,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $2,400,000 2019 Dead Cap: $7,200,000 2018 Cap Savings: $10,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $10,000,000 $2,400,000 $12,400,000 $10,700,000 $10,000,000($38,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $10,700,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $7,200,000 2019 Cap Savings: $5,200,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $5,900,000 2020 Dead Cap: $4,800,000 2019 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,400,000 2020 Dead Cap: $4,800,000 2019 Cap Savings: $10,000,000

    Potential Out: 2020, 3 yr, $38,000,000; $4,800,000 dead cap

    2020 Contract details by year 30 $10,000,000 $2,400,000 $12,400,000 $4,800,000 $10,000,000($48,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $4,800,000 2020 Cap Savings: $7,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $4,800,000 2020 Cap Savings: $7,600,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $2,400,000 2021 Dead Cap: $2,400,000 2020 Cap Savings: $10,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,400,000 2021 Dead Cap: $2,400,000 2020 Cap Savings: $10,000,000
    2021 Contract details by year 31 $12,000,000 $2,400,000 $14,400,000 $2,400,000 $12,000,000($60,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,400,000 2021 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,400,000 2021 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,400,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,400,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $12,000,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $23M fully guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2017 salary +$5M of 2018 salary)
    • Remaining $5M of 2018 salary and $3.5M of his 2019 salary fully guarantee on 3/16/2018

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $7,544,200
    Signing Bonus $3,926,692
    Average Salary $1,886,050
    Guaranteed $6,125,446
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2012 22 $390,000 $981,673 - $1,371,673 $6,125,446 $4,316,692($4,316,692)
    2013 23 $732,918 $981,673 - $1,714,591 $4,753,773 $732,918($5,049,610)
    2014 24 $1,075,836 $981,673 - $2,057,509 $3,039,182 $1,075,836($6,125,446)
    2015 25 $1,418,754 $981,673 - $2,400,427 $981,673 $1,418,754($7,544,200)
    2016 26 $8,070,000 - - $8,070,000 $8,070,000 $8,070,000($15,614,200)
    2017 Free agent year 27 UFA  
    • Signing Bonus: $3.926 million
    • $6.124 million guaranteed (signing bonus + 2012-14 base)
    • 2016 5th year option available (exercised, guarantees 3/9/16)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $3,926,692 - - - - - $4,316,692
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $732,918 - - - - - - $732,918
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,075,836 - - - - - - $1,075,836
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,418,754 - - - - - - $1,418,754
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $8,070,000 - - - - - - $8,070,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 $12,000,000 - - - - - $18,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - - $10,000,000
    7 seasons $27,687,508 $15,926,692 - - - - - $43,614,200
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - - $10,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - - $10,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - - - - - $12,000,000
    $59,687,508 $15,926,692 - - - - - $75,614,200
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Kevin Zeitler ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps%
    2018 CLE 16 16 16 1092 1.000
    2017 CLE 16 16 16 1069 1.000
    2016 CIN 16 16 16 1086 0.999
    2015 CIN 16 16 16 1045 0.986
    2014 CIN 12 12 12 736 0.693
    2013 CIN 14 12 11 810 0.716
    2012 CIN 16 16 16 1051 0.994
    Totals 106 104 103 6,889 -