Halapoulivaati Vaitai

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Lions, G Age: 29-112d Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#164 overall), 2016 College: Texas Christian Agent(s):

Injured Reserve (Back)

Vaitai has been placed on the injured reserve list due to a back injury. He will miss at least four weeks.

 
  • Current Contract

    Halapoulivaati Vaitai signed a 5 year, $45,000,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including a $7,000,000 signing bonus, $20,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,000,000. In 2022, Vaitai will earn a base salary of $6,500,000 and a workout bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,733,750 and a dead cap value of $5,701,250.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $45,000,000
    Signing Bonus $7,000,000
    Average Salary $9,000,000
    Total Guarantees $20,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $20,000,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Option Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 27 $4,000,000 $1,400,000 - - $5,400,000 $20,000,000 $11,052,375($11,052,375)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $20,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-14,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-1,600,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $14,400,000 2021 Dead Cap: $5,600,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-9,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2021 Dead Cap: $5,600,000 2020 Cap Savings: $4,000,000
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $9,000,000 $1,400,000 $333,750 - $10,733,750 $14,600,000 $10,335,000($21,387,375)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $14,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-3,866,250 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $5,133,750 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $10,400,000 2022 Dead Cap: $4,200,000 2021 Cap Savings: $333,750 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2022 Dead Cap: $4,200,000 2021 Cap Savings: $9,333,750
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $6,500,000 $1,400,000 $333,750 $500,000 $8,733,750 $5,701,250 $7,000,000($28,387,375)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $5,701,250 2022 Cap Savings: $3,032,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $5,701,250 2022 Cap Savings: $3,032,500 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,233,750 2023 Dead Cap: $3,467,500 2022 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,233,750 2023 Dead Cap: $3,467,500 2022 Cap Savings: $6,500,000
    2023 Contract details by year 30 $9,400,000 $1,400,000 $333,750 $100,000 $11,233,750 $3,467,500 $9,500,000($37,887,375)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $3,467,500 2023 Cap Savings: $7,766,250 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $3,467,500 2023 Cap Savings: $7,766,250 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $1,733,750 2024 Dead Cap: $1,733,750 2023 Cap Savings: $9,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $1,733,750 2024 Dead Cap: $1,733,750 2023 Cap Savings: $9,500,000
    2024 Contract details by year 31 $8,900,000 $1,400,000 $333,750 $100,000 $10,733,750 $1,733,750 $9,000,000($46,887,375)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $1,733,750 2024 Cap Savings: $9,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $1,733,750 2024 Cap Savings: $9,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $1,733,750 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $9,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $1,733,750 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $9,000,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $20M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2020 salary + 2021 salary)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,565,125
    Signing Bonus $225,125
    Average Salary $641,281
    Total Guarantees $225,125
    Guaranteed at Signing $225,125
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $225,125 - - - - - $675,125
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 - - - - - $369,738 $909,738
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - - - - - $630,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,025,000 - - - - - - $2,025,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $7,000,000 - - - - $52,375 $11,052,375
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - - - $1,335,000 - $10,335,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $500,000 - - - $7,000,000
    7 seasons $23,145,000 $7,225,125 - $500,000 - $1,335,000 $422,113 $32,627,238
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $9,400,000 - - $100,000 - - - $9,500,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $8,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $9,000,000
    $41,445,000 $7,225,125 - $700,000 - $1,335,000 $422,113 $51,127,238
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,645,000 $225,125 - - - - $369,738 $4,239,863
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 $7,000,000 - $500,000 - $1,335,000 $52,375 $28,387,375
  • Transactions

    Mar 16 2020Agreed to a 5 year $45 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    May 6 2016Signed a 4 year $2.56 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Apr 30 2016Drafted by Philadelphia (PHI): Round 5 (#164 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps%
    2021 DET 16 15 15 953 91.2
    2020 DET 10 10 10 451 43.0
    2019 PHI 16 16 3 481 40.6
    2018 PHI 16 16 1 334 30.6
    2017 PHI 16 16 10 829 73.3
    2016 PHI 7 7 6 423 37.3
    Totals 81 80 45 3,471 -