K.J. Wright

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Raiders, OLB Age: 32-143d Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#99 overall), 2011 College: Mississippi State Agent(s): Todd France (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    K.J. Wright signed a 1 year, $3,495,000 contract with the Las Vegas Raiders, including a $240,000 signing bonus, $3,240,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,495,000. In 2021, Wright will earn a base salary of $3,000,000, a signing bonus of $240,000 and a roster bonus of $15,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,255,000 and a dead cap value of $3,240,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,495,000
    Signing Bonus $240,000
    Average Salary $3,495,000
    Total Guarantees $3,240,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,240,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 32 $3,000,000 $240,000 $15,000 $3,255,000 $3,240,000 $3,255,000($3,255,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $3,240,000 2021 Cap Savings: $15,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $240,000 2021 Cap Savings: $3,015,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $3,240,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $15,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $240,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $3,015,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $15,000 ($255,000, 1 LTBE)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2020

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $14,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Total Guarantees $6,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2015-2018

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $27,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $6,750,000
    Total Guarantees $15,431,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,181,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2011-2014Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,526,000
    Signing Bonus $486,000
    Average Salary $631,500
    Total Guarantees $486,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $486,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $486,000 - - - - - $861,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 - - - - - - $465,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - - - - - $555,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,431,000 $5,000,000 - - - - - $6,431,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - - - - - $34,594 $3,784,594
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 - - - - - - $5,250,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $5,800,000 - - - - - - $5,800,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $7,200,000 - - - - - - $7,200,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $5,000,000 $1,500,000 - - - - $8,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - $2,500,000 - - - - $7,500,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $240,000 $15,000 - - - - $3,255,000
    11 seasons $34,326,000 $10,726,000 $4,015,000 - - - $34,594 $49,101,594
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    10 seasons Player Cash Earnings $31,326,000 $10,486,000 $4,000,000 - - - $34,594 $45,846,594
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $240,000 $15,000 - - - - $3,255,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/27/2017, $9,115

      Facemask against Orleans Darkwa (NYG)


    • Player contract details by year 12/16/2016, $48,620

      Helmet to helmet hit against Richard Rodgers (GB)


    • Player contract details by year 11/20/2015, $23,152

      Hit on a defenseless receiver (Larry Fitzgerald, ARI)


    • Player contract details by year 09/25/2015, $10,000

      Fighting with Richard Rodgers (GB)


    • TOTAL: $90,887

  • Transactions

    Sep 2 2021Signed a contract with Las Vegas (LV)
    Mar 14 2019Signed a 2 year $14 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Oct 27 2017Fined $9,115 Facemask against Orleans Darkwa (NYG)
    Dec 16 2016Fined $48,620 Helmet to helmet hit against Richard Rodgers (GB)
    Nov 20 2015Fined $23,152 Hit on a defenseless receiver (Larry Fitzgerald, ARI)
    Sep 25 2015Fined $10,000 Fighting with Richard Rodgers (GB)
    Dec 18 2014Signed a 4 year $27 million extension with Seattle (SEA)
    Jul 29 2011Signed a 4 year $2.52 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Apr 30 2011Drafted by Seattle (SEA) from Denver (DEN): Round 4 (#99 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 LV 11 11 4 223 28.7 29 14 15
    2020 SEA 16 16 15 990 86.1 2 86 60 26 1 1
    2019 SEA 16 16 16 1021 101.5 132 67 65 3
    2018 SEA 5 5 5 223 22.5 23 15 8
    2017 SEA 15 15 15 958 87.0 109 72 37 1
    2016 SEA 16 16 16 1051 97.4 4 126 72 54 1
    2015 SEA 16 16 16 969 97.1 1 116 71 45 4
    2014 SEA 16 16 16 919 94.6 2 107 73 33 3
    2013 SEA 13 13 13 739 71.7 1.5 80 46 34
    2012 SEA 15 15 15 865 87.4 1 98 66 30 1 1
    2011 SEA 16 16 12 2 65 46 15 1
    Totals 155 155 143 7,958 - 14 971 602 362 11 6