We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience, analyse site traffic, and serve targeted ads. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them in our “Cookie Settings”. By using our site, you consent to our use of cookies.

Embed This Anthony Hitchens

Inside Linebacker Age: 26 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#119 overall), 2014 College: Iowa Agent(s): Jack Bechta (JB Sports)
<
  • Current Contract

    Anthony Hitchens signed a 5 year, $45,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including a $14,000,000 signing bonus, $25,090,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,000,000. In 2018, Hitchens will earn a base salary of $790,000, a signing bonus of $14,000,000 and a workout bonus of $10,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,600,000 and a dead cap value of $21,300,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $45,000,000
    Signing Bonus $14,000,000
    Average Salary $9,000,000
    Total Guarantees $25,090,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $21,290,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 26 $790,000 $2,800,000 - $10,000 $3,600,000 $21,300,000 $14,800,000($14,800,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $21,300,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-17,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $14,010,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-10,410,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $10,100,000 2019 Dead Cap: $11,200,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-6,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $2,810,000 2019 Dead Cap: $11,200,000 2018 Cap Savings: $790,000
    2019 Contract details by year 27 $6,500,000 $2,800,000 - $200,000 $9,500,000 $17,700,000 $6,700,000($21,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $17,700,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-8,200,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $11,200,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-1,700,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $9,300,000 2020 Dead Cap: $8,400,000 2019 Cap Savings: $200,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2020 Dead Cap: $8,400,000 2019 Cap Savings: $6,700,000

    Potential Out: 2020, 2 yr, $21,500,000; $8,400,000 dead cap

    2020 Contract details by year 28 $7,800,000 $2,800,000 $500,000 $200,000 $11,300,000 $8,400,000 $8,500,000($30,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $8,400,000 2020 Cap Savings: $2,900,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $8,400,000 2020 Cap Savings: $2,900,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $6,600,000 2021 Dead Cap: $5,600,000 2020 Cap Savings: $4,700,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2021 Dead Cap: $5,600,000 2020 Cap Savings: $8,500,000
    2021 Contract details by year 29 $5,800,000 $2,800,000 $500,000 $200,000 $9,300,000 $5,600,000 $6,500,000($36,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $5,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $3,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $3,700,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2022 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2021 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2022 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2021 Cap Savings: $6,500,000
    2022 Contract details by year 30 $7,800,000 $2,800,000 $500,000 $200,000 $11,300,000 $2,800,000 $8,500,000($45,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2022 Cap Savings: $8,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2022 Cap Savings: $8,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $8,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $8,500,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    <
    Contract Notes:
    • $21.29M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2018 salary + 2019 salary)
    • $3.8M of 2020 salary guarantees in March 2020
    • 2018 Workout Bonus: $10,000
    • 2019-2022 Workout Bonus: $200,000
    • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000)
    • 2021 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000)
    • 2022 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000)
    • Pro Bowl + Playoffs in 2018-2020: $250,000
    • Playing Time Incentives: $1.75M

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2017Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,654,864
    Signing Bonus $434,864
    Average Salary $663,716
    Guaranteed $434,864
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2014 22 $420,000 $108,716 - $528,716 $434,864 $854,864($45,000,000)
    2015 23 $510,000 $108,716 - $618,716 $326,148 $676,697($45,000,000)
    2016 24 $600,000 $108,716 - $708,716 $217,432 $600,000($45,000,000)
    2017 25 $1,797,000 $108,716 - $1,905,716 $108,716 $1,797,000($45,000,000)
    2018 Free agent year 26 UFA  
    • 2017 Proven Performance Escalator Available
    Spotrac Premium Tools

    To see the rest of Anthony Hitchens contract information, plus gain access to all of Spotrac's Premium tools, sign up today.

    Already Subscribed? Login Here

  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 $434,864 - - - - - $854,864
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $510,000 - - - - - $166,697 $676,697
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - - - - - - $600,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,797,000 - - - - - - $1,797,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $790,000 $14,000,000 - $10,000 - - - $14,800,000
    5 seasons $4,117,000 $14,434,864 - $10,000 - - $166,697 $18,728,561
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $200,000 - - - $6,700,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $7,800,000 - $500,000 $200,000 - - - $8,500,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $5,800,000 - $500,000 $200,000 - - - $6,500,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $7,800,000 - $500,000 $200,000 - - - $8,500,000
    $32,017,000 $14,434,864 $1,500,000 $810,000 - - $166,697 $48,928,561
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/13/2017, $9,115

      Excessive Facemask against Los Angeles (LAR)


    • Player contract details by year 11/04/2016, $9,115

      Unnecessary Roughness against Philadelphia (PHI)


    • TOTAL: $18,230

  • 2018 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Anthony Hitchens ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($0) Rank
    NFL: #
    Kansas City Chiefs: #
    Inside Linebacker: #

    Total Cash ($0) Rank
    NFL: #
    Inside Linebacker: #

    Average Annual ($0) Rank
    NFL: #
    Inside Linebacker: #
  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT AAV
    M.Foster, WAS
    Similarity Score: 99.69%
    9 9 9 565 0.971 79 48 31 1 $745,000
    C.Littleton, LA
    Similarity Score: 98.63%
    10 10 10 593 0.979 3 84 59 25 1 $545,000
    W.Woodyard, TEN
    Similarity Score: 97.9%
    7 7 7 329 0.76 3.5 57 38 19 $1,835,000
    B.Wagner, SEA
    Similarity Score: 97.85%
    8 8 8 496 1 65 40 25 $10,750,000
    L.Kuechly, CAR
    Similarity Score: 97.5%
    9 9 9 555 0.96 2 72 57 15 1 $12,360,313
     

    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2018 KC 10 9 9 572 0.784 80 51 29
    2017 DAL 12 12 12 547 0.529 84 55 29 1
    2016 DAL 16 16 16 582 0.552 1.5 78 39 39
    2015 DAL 16 16 9 538 0.510 2 67 39 27 1
    2014 DAL 16 16 11 530 0.521 75 57 16 1