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Benardrick McKinney

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Texans, ILB Age: 27 Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#43 overall), 2015 College: Mississippi State Agent(s): Mitch Frankel

Injured Reserve (Shoulder)

McKinney will undergo shoulder surgery and is expected to be out for the remainder of the 2020 season.

 

Texans – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Benardrick McKinney signed a 5 year, $50,000,000 contract with the Houston Texans, including a $3,750,000 signing bonus, $21,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,000,000. In 2020, McKinney will earn a base salary of $6,000,000 and a roster bonus of $656,250, while carrying a cap hit of $7,406,250 and a dead cap value of $8,250,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $50,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,750,000
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Total Guarantees $21,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $16,000,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 25 $1,163,880 $1,286,841 $5,250,000 $7,700,721 $16,700,721 $10,163,880($10,163,880)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $16,700,721 2018 Cap Savings: $-9,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $9,536,841 2018 Cap Savings: $-1,836,120 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $13,700,721 2019 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-6,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $6,536,841 2019 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $1,163,880
    2019 Contract details by year 26 $6,000,000 $750,000 $656,250 $7,406,250 $9,000,000 $6,656,250($16,820,130)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-1,593,750 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $4,406,250 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $6,750,000 2020 Dead Cap: $2,250,000 2019 Cap Savings: $656,250 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $750,000 2020 Dead Cap: $2,250,000 2019 Cap Savings: $6,656,250
    2020 Contract details by year 27 $6,000,000 $750,000 $656,250 $7,406,250 $8,250,000 $6,656,250($23,476,380)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $8,250,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-843,750 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,250,000 2020 Cap Savings: $5,156,250 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $6,750,000 2021 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $656,250 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $750,000 2021 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $6,656,250
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $7,000,000 $750,000 $750,000 $8,500,000 $1,500,000 $7,750,000($31,226,380)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $750,000 2022 Dead Cap: $750,000 2021 Cap Savings: $7,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $750,000 2022 Dead Cap: $750,000 2021 Cap Savings: $7,750,000
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $8,750,000 $750,000 $750,000 $10,250,000 $750,000 $9,500,000($40,726,380)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $750,000 2022 Cap Savings: $9,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $750,000 2022 Cap Savings: $9,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $750,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $9,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $750,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $9,500,000
    2023 Contract details by year 30 $9,500,000 - $750,000 $10,250,000 - $10,250,000($50,976,380)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $10,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $10,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $10,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $10,250,000
    2024 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $16M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus +2018 salary + 2019 salary)
    • $5M of 2020 salary fully guarantees in March 2020
    • 2019-2023 Per Game Active Bonus: $46,875 ($750,000, 14 LTBE in 2020)

     

    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2015-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,345,124
    Signing Bonus $2,147,363
    Average Salary $1,336,281
    Total Guarantees $2,825,324
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,825,324
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $2,147,363 - - - - $75,525 $2,657,888
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $677,961 - - - - - - $677,961
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $920,921 - - - - - - $920,921
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,163,880 $3,750,000 $5,250,000 - - - - $10,163,880
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - $656,250 - - - - $6,656,250
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - $656,250 - - - - $6,656,250
    6 seasons $15,197,762 $5,897,363 $6,562,500 - - - $75,525 $27,733,150
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $750,000 - - - - $7,750,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $8,750,000 - $750,000 - - - - $9,500,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - $750,000 - - - - $10,250,000
    $40,447,762 $5,897,363 $8,812,500 - - - $75,525 $55,233,150
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $15,197,762 $5,897,363 $6,562,500 - - - - $27,733,150
  • Fines

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

      Roughing the Passer against Jimmy Garoppolo (SF)


    • TOTAL: $18,231

  • Transactions

    Jun 14 2018Signed a 5 year $50 million contract extension with Houston (HOU)
    Dec 15 2017Fined $18,231 Roughing the Passer against Jimmy Garoppolo (SF)
    May 8 2015Signed a 4 year $5.345 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    May 1 2015Drafted by Houston (HOU): Round 2 (#43 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2020 HOU 4 4 4 234 55.3 37 19 18
    2019 HOU 14 14 14 863 79.4 1 101 54 47 1
    2018 HOU 16 16 16 920 87.2 1.5 105 63 42 1 1
    2017 HOU 16 16 16 963 96.7 3 95 62 33
    2016 HOU 16 16 16 920 97.4 5 129 79 50 1
    2015 HOU 14 14 11 412 39.6 1 63 35 23 1
    Totals 80 80 77 4,312 - 12 530 312 213 4 1