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Eric Murray

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Free Safety Age: 26 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#106 overall), 2016 College: Minnesota Agent(s):

Texans – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Eric Murray signed a 3 year, $18,000,000 contract with the Houston Texans, including a $4,500,000 signing bonus, $10,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,000,000. In 2020, Murray will earn a base salary of $2,750,000, a signing bonus of $4,500,000 and a roster bonus of $140,625, while carrying a cap hit of $4,390,625 and a dead cap value of $10,750,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $18,000,000
    Signing Bonus $4,500,000
    Average Salary $6,000,000
    Total Guarantees $10,750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,750,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 26 $2,750,000 $1,500,000 $140,625 $4,390,625 $10,750,000 $7,390,625($7,390,625)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $10,750,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-6,359,375 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-109,375 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $7,750,000 2021 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-3,359,375 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $2,890,625
    2021 Contract details by year 27 $5,000,000 $1,500,000 $250,000 $6,750,000 $6,500,000 $5,250,000($12,640,625)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $6,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $3,750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $1,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $5,250,000

    Potential Out: 2022, 2 yr, $12,640,625; $1,500,000 dead cap

    2022 Contract details by year 28 $5,000,000 $1,500,000 $250,000 $6,750,000 $1,500,000 $5,250,000($17,890,625)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $5,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $5,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $5,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $5,250,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 29 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $10.75M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2020 salary + $3.5M of 2021 salary)
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $15,625 ($250,000, 9 LTBE in 2020)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2016-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,967,303
    Signing Bonus $599,803
    Average Salary $741,826
    Total Guarantees $599,803
    Guaranteed at Signing $599,803
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $599,803 - - - - - $1,049,803
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 - - $9,000 - - - $549,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - $9,000 - - - $639,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,015,500 - - $9,500 - - $48,675 $2,073,675
    4 seasons $3,635,500 $599,803 - $27,500 - - $48,675 $4,311,478
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,750,000 $4,500,000 $140,625 - - - - $7,390,625
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - $250,000 - - - - $5,250,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - $250,000 - - - - $5,250,000
    $16,385,500 $5,099,803 $640,625 $27,500 - - $48,675 $22,202,103
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,620,000 $599,803 - $18,000 - - - $2,237,803
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,015,500 - - $9,500 - - - $2,073,675
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/23/2018, $26,739

      Unnecessary Roughness against Los Angeles (LAR)


    • TOTAL: $26,739

  • Transactions

    Mar 16 2020Signed a 3 year $18 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    Apr 1 2019Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Kansas City (KC) for Emmanuel Ogbah
    Nov 23 2018Fined $26,739 Unnecessary Roughness against Los Angeles (LAR)
    May 17 2016Signed a 4 year $2.96 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Apr 30 2016Drafted by Kansas City (KC): Round 4 (#106 overall)
  • 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 9 9 4 366 33.6 1 24 15 9
    2018 KC 15 15 9 703 63.1 55 43 12 1
    2017 KC 14 14 2 439 39.8 1 34 30 4
    2016 KC 16 16 64 5.7 8 4
    Totals 54 54 15 1,572 - 2 121 92 25 0 1