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Kevin Pierre-Louis

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Texans, OLB Age: 29-11d Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#132 overall), 2014 College: Boston College Agent(s): Jared Fox (SportStars)

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  • Current Contract

    Kevin Pierre-Louis signed a 2 year, $7,000,000 contract with the Houston Texans, including a $1,000,000 signing bonus, $2,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,500,000. In 2021, Pierre-Louis will earn a base salary of $1,750,000, a signing bonus of $1,000,000 and a roster bonus of $573,529, while carrying a cap hit of $2,823,529 and a dead cap value of $2,750,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $7,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Total Guarantees $2,750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,750,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 30 $1,750,000 $500,000 $573,529 $2,823,529 $2,750,000 $3,323,529($3,323,529)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,750,000 2021 Cap Savings: $73,529 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $1,823,529 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,250,000 2022 Dead Cap: $500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $573,529 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $2,323,529

    Potential Out: 2022, 1 yr, $3,323,529; $500,000 dead cap

    2022 Contract details by year 31 $2,750,000 $500,000 $750,000 $4,000,000 $500,000 $3,500,000($6,823,529)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $3,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $3,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $3,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $3,500,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $2.75M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2021 salary)
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $44,117 ($750,000, 13 LTBE in 2021)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,500,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Total Guarantees $1,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $805,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $805,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2018-2019

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $5,250,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $2,625,000
    Total Guarantees $2,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2014-2017Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,605,652
    Signing Bonus $385,652
    Average Salary $651,413
    Total Guarantees $385,652
    Guaranteed at Signing $385,652
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $303,000 $385,652 - - - - - $688,652
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $510,000 - - - - - $100,680 $610,680
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - - - - - - $600,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $690,000 - - - - - - $690,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,411,765 $1,000,000 $375,000 - - - - $2,786,764
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $805,000 - - - - - $150,604 $955,604
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,150,000 $1,500,000 $306,250 - - - - $2,956,250
    7 seasons $5,469,765 $2,885,652 $681,250 - - - $251,284 $9,287,950
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 $1,000,000 $573,529 - - - - $3,323,529
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $2,750,000 - $750,000 - - - - $3,500,000
    $9,969,765 $3,885,652 $2,004,779 - - - $251,284 $16,111,479
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,413,000 $385,652 - - - - $100,680 $1,899,332
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $690,000 - - - - - - $690,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,411,765 $1,000,000 $375,000 - - - - $2,786,764
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $805,000 - - - - - $150,604 $955,604
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,150,000 $1,500,000 $306,250 - - - - $2,956,250
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/20/2020, $15,000

      Roughing the Passer against Matthew Stafford (DET)


    • Player contract details by year 08/11/2018, 1 game $139,704

      Substance Abuse


    • TOTAL: $154,704

  • Transactions

    Mar 15 2021Signed a 2 year $7 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    Nov 20 2020Fined $15,000 Roughing the Passer against Matthew Stafford (DET)
    Mar 17 2020Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Washington (WAS)
    May 8 2019Signed a 1 year $805,000 contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Feb 19 2019New York (NYJ) declined $2.875M option for 2019, clearing $2.375M in cap
    Aug 11 2018Suspended 1 game for violating the league's Substance Abuse policy, forfeiting $139,704 in 2018 salary & bonus with New York (NYJ)
    Mar 19 2018Signed a 2 year $5.25 million contract with New York (NYJ)
    Jul 28 2017Traded to Kansas City (KC) from Seattle (SEA) for D.J. Alexander
    May 28 2014Signed a 4 year $2.605 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
    May 10 2014Drafted by Seattle (SEA): Round 4 (#132 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2020 WAS 13 13 10 505 50.3 1 56 36 20 1
    2019 CHI 14 14 3 215 19.7 37 27 10 1
    2018 NYJ 9 9 35 3.1 1 7 6 1 1
    2017 KC 15 14 251 22.8 40 30 10
    2016 SEA 13 13 71 6.6 10 3 5
    2015 SEA 14 14 1 103 10.3 18 3 9
    2014 SEA 7 7 81 8.3 13 7 3
    Totals 85 84 14 1,261 - 2 181 112 58 2 1