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Halapoulivaati Vaitai

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Guard Age: 26 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#164 overall), 2016 College: Texas Christian Agent(s):

Lions – The Athletic

  • 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 2020, Vaitai will earn a base salary of $4,000,000 and a signing bonus of $7,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,400,000 and a dead cap value of $20,000,000.

    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 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 $11,000,000($11,000,000)
    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 - $10,400,000 $14,600,000 $9,000,000($20,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $14,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-4,200,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $4,800,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $10,400,000 2022 Dead Cap: $4,200,000 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2022 Dead Cap: $4,200,000 2021 Cap Savings: $9,000,000

    Potential Out: 2022, 2 yr, $20,000,000; $4,200,000 dead cap

    2022 Contract details by year 29 $6,500,000 $1,400,000 $500,000 $8,400,000 $4,200,000 $7,000,000($27,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $4,200,000 2022 Cap Savings: $4,200,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $4,200,000 2022 Cap Savings: $4,200,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2023 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2022 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2023 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2022 Cap Savings: $7,000,000
    2023 Contract details by year 30 $8,900,000 $1,400,000 $100,000 $10,400,000 $2,800,000 $9,000,000($36,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2023 Cap Savings: $7,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2023 Cap Savings: $7,600,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2024 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2023 Cap Savings: $9,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2024 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2023 Cap Savings: $9,000,000
    2024 Contract details by year 31 $8,900,000 $1,400,000 $100,000 $10,400,000 $1,400,000 $9,000,000($45,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2024 Cap Savings: $9,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2024 Cap Savings: $9,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $9,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 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

    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
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2016 23 $450,000 $56,281 - $506,281 $225,125 $675,125($675,125)
    2017 24 $540,000 $56,281 - $596,281 $168,843 $909,738($1,584,863)
    2018 25 $630,000 $56,281 - $686,281 $112,562 $630,000($2,214,863)
    2019 26 $2,025,000 $56,282 - $2,081,282 $56,282 $2,025,000($4,239,863)
    2020 Free agent year 27 UFA  
    • 2019: proven performance bonus earned
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    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
    4 seasons $3,645,000 $225,125 - - - - $369,738 $4,239,863
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $7,000,000 - - - - - $11,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - - - - - $9,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $500,000 - - - $7,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $8,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $9,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $8,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $9,000,000
    $40,945,000 $7,225,125 - $700,000 - - $369,738 $49,239,863
    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 - - - - - $4,239,863
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps%
    2019 PHI 16 16 3 481 0.406
    2018 PHI 16 16 1 334 0.306
    2017 PHI 16 16 10 829 0.733
    2016 PHI 7 7 6 423 0.373
    Totals 55 55 20 2,067 -