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Olivier Vernon

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Outside Linebacker Age: 29 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#72 overall), 2012 College: Miami (FL) Agent(s): DEC Management

Browns – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Olivier Vernon signed a 5 year, $85,000,000 contract with the New York Giants, including a $20,000,000 signing bonus, $52,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $17,000,000. In 2020, Vernon will earn a base salary of $15,250,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $15,500,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $85,000,000
    Signing Bonus $20,000,000
    Average Salary $17,000,000
    Total Guarantees $52,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $40,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 25 $1,750,000 $4,000,000 $7,000,000 $250,000 $13,000,000 $40,750,000 $29,000,000($29,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $40,750,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-27,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $20,000,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-7,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $24,750,000 2017 Dead Cap: $16,000,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-11,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2017 Dead Cap: $16,000,000 2016 Cap Savings: $9,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 26 $11,750,000 $4,000,000 - $250,000 $16,000,000 $28,000,000 $12,000,000($41,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $28,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-12,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $16,250,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $16,000,000 2018 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $4,250,000 2018 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $11,750,000
    2018 Contract details by year 27 $12,750,000 $4,000,000 - $250,000 $17,000,000 $25,000,000 $13,000,000($54,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $25,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-8,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $12,250,000 2018 Cap Savings: $4,750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $17,000,000 2019 Dead Cap: $8,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $4,250,000 2019 Dead Cap: $8,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $12,750,000
    2019 Contract details by year 28 $15,250,000 - - $250,000 $15,500,000 $250,000 $15,507,952($69,507,952)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $250,000 2019 Cap Savings: $15,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $250,000 2019 Cap Savings: $15,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $250,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $15,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $250,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $15,250,000
    2020 Contract details by year 29 $15,250,000 - - $250,000 $15,500,000 - $15,500,000($85,007,952)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $15,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $15,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $15,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $15,500,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $40.5M initially guaranteed (signing bonus + 2016 base + 2017 base + 2016 roster bonus)
    • 2016 Roster Bonus: $7M (due 3/13/16)
    • $12M of his 2018 salary becomes guaranteed on 3/16/2018
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $250,000

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,848,080
    Signing Bonus $638,080
    Average Salary $712,020
    Total Guarantees $638,080
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
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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 $638,080 - - - - - $1,028,080
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $10,000 - - - $510,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $590,000 - - $10,000 - - $186,000 $786,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,532,000 - - $10,000 - - - $1,542,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 $20,000,000 $7,000,000 $250,000 - - - $29,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $11,750,000 - - $250,000 - - - $12,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $12,750,000 - - $250,000 - - - $13,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $15,250,000 - - $250,000 - - $7,952 $15,507,952
    8 seasons $44,512,000 $20,638,080 $7,000,000 $1,030,000 - - $193,952 $73,374,032
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $15,250,000 - - $250,000 - - - $15,500,000
    $59,762,000 $20,638,080 $7,000,000 $1,280,000 - - $193,952 $88,874,032
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,012,000 $638,080 - $30,000 - - - $3,866,080
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $26,250,000 $20,000,000 $7,000,000 $750,000 - - - $54,000,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $15,250,000 - - $250,000 - - - $15,507,952
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/11/2019, $10,527

      Roughing the Passer against Jimmy Garoppolo (SF)


    • Player contract details by year 11/23/2018, $20,054

      Roughing the Passer against Jameis Winston (TB)


    • Player contract details by year 12/15/2017, $18,231

      Roughing the Passer against Dak Prescott (DAL)


    • Player contract details by year 12/16/2016, $17,363

      Low hit on Marcus Mariota (TEN)


    • Player contract details by year 12/16/2016, $20,000

      Roughing the Passer against Marcus Mariota (TEN)


    • Player contract details by year 11/25/2016, $18,231

      Roughing the Passer against Jay Cutler (CHI)


    • TOTAL: $104,406

  • Transactions

    Oct 11 2019Fined $10,527 Roughing the Passer against Jimmy Garoppolo (SF)
    Mar 13 2019Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from New York (NYG) with Odell Beckham, Jr. for Jabrill Peppers, Kevin Zeitler, 2019 1st round pick (#17 Dexter Lawrence) and 2019 3rd round pick (#95 Oshane Ximines)
    Nov 23 2018Fined $20,054 Roughing the Passer against Jameis Winston (TB)
    Dec 15 2017Fined $18,231 Roughing the Passer against Dak Prescott (DAL)
    Dec 16 2016Fined $20,000 Roughing the Passer against Marcus Mariota (TEN)
    Dec 16 2016Fined $17,363 Low hit on Marcus Mariota (TEN)
    Nov 25 2016Fined $18,231 Roughing the Passer against Jay Cutler (CHI)
    Mar 9 2016Signed a 5 year $85 million contract with New York (NYG)
    Oct 23 2015Fined $17,363 Roughing the Passer against Marcus Mariota (TEN)
    Jul 25 2012Signed a 4 year $2.848 million contract with Miami (MIA)
    Apr 27 2012Drafted by Miami (MIA): Round 3 (#72 overall)
    Apr 27 2012Drafted by Miami (MIA): Round 3 (#72 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Olivier Vernon ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 CLE 10 10 10 521 0.479 3.5 26 20 6 1
    2018 NYG 11 11 11 665 0.861 7 30 23 7 1
    2017 NYG 12 12 12 701 0.637 7 38 22 16 2 1
    2016 NYG 16 16 16 1040 0.937 8.5 64 46 18 1
    2015 MIA 16 16 16 943 0.823 7.5 61 41 20
    2014 MIA 16 16 16 839 0.800 6.5 47 31 15 2
    2013 MIA 16 16 14 910 0.795 11.5 57 46 11
    2012 MIA 16 16 431 0.386 3.5 32 17 6 1
    Totals 113 113 95 6,050 - 55 355 246 99 8 1