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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

    2019-2019 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2019 Player contract details by year - $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 -($0)
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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

  • 2020 Player Rankings

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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