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Nick Kwiatkoski

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Raiders, ILB Age: 28-26d Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#113 overall), 2016 College: West Virginia Agent(s): Roc Nation Sports

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  • Current Contract

    Nick Kwiatkoski signed a 3 year, $21,000,000 contract with the Las Vegas Raiders, including $13,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,000,000. In 2021, Kwiatkoski will earn a base salary of $3,875,000, a restructure bonus of $3,375,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,800,000 and a dead cap value of $6,750,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $21,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Total Guarantees $13,750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,375,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Workout Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 27 $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000 $10,375,000 $7,068,080($7,068,080)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $10,375,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-3,375,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $10,375,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $-3,375,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $7,000,000
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $3,875,000 $250,000 $675,000 $4,800,000 $6,750,000 $7,500,000($14,568,080)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $6,750,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-1,950,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $3,375,000 2021 Cap Savings: $1,425,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $4,050,000 2022 Dead Cap: $2,700,000 2021 Cap Savings: $750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $675,000 2022 Dead Cap: $2,700,000 2021 Cap Savings: $4,125,000

    Potential Out: 2022, 2 yr, $14,568,080; $2,700,000 dead cap

    2022 Contract details by year 29 $6,750,000 $250,000 $675,000 $7,675,000 $2,700,000 $7,000,000($21,568,080)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,700,000 2022 Cap Savings: $4,975,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,700,000 2022 Cap Savings: $4,975,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $675,000 2023 Dead Cap: $2,025,000 2022 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $675,000 2023 Dead Cap: $2,025,000 2022 Cap Savings: $7,000,000
    2023 Contract details by year 30 - - $675,000 $675,000 $2,025,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $2,025,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-1,350,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $2,025,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-1,350,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $2,025,000 2023 Cap Savings: $675,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $2,025,000 2023 Cap Savings: $675,000
    2024 Contract details by year 31 - - $675,000 $675,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $675,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $675,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $675,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $675,000
    2025 Contract details by year 32 - - $675,000 $675,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $675,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $675,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $675,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $675,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $10.375M guaranteed (2020 salary +  2021 roster bonus)
    • 2021 roster bonus $3.375M (restructured in 2021)
    • 2021 salary fully guarantees on 3/19/2021 (injury guaranteed now)
    • Annual  playing time bonus: $250,000 with 75% snaps
    • Playing Time Escalator (2021, 2022)
      • 55%: $500,000
      • 75%: $625,000
    • 2023-2025 are void years ($2.025M of dead cap)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

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    2016-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,915,120
    Signing Bonus $575,120
    Average Salary $728,780
    Total Guarantees $575,120
    Guaranteed at Signing $575,120
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $575,120 - - - - - $1,025,120
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 - - - - - - $540,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - - - - - $630,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,025,000 - - - - - $80,278 $2,105,278
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - - - $68,080 $7,068,080
    5 seasons $10,645,000 $575,120 - - - - $148,358 $11,368,478
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $3,875,000 - - $250,000 $3,375,000 - - $7,500,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $6,750,000 - - $250,000 - - - $7,000,000
    $21,270,000 $575,120 - $500,000 $3,375,000 - $148,358 $25,868,478
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,645,000 $575,120 - - - - $80,278 $4,300,398
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - - - $68,080 $7,068,080
  • Transactions

    Mar 12 2021Converted a $3.375M roster bonus into signing bonus, clearing $2.7M of cap space with Las Vegas (LV)
    Mar 16 2020Signed a 3 year $21 million contract with Las Vegas (LVR)
    May 9 2016Signed a 4 year $2.915 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Apr 30 2016Drafted by Chicago (CHI): Round 4 (#113 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 LV 12 12 12 651 59.9 1 81 53 28 1 1
    2019 CHI 16 16 8 518 47.4 3 76 56 20 1 1
    2018 CHI 16 16 1 111 10.6 15 12 3 1
    2017 CHI 12 11 6 382 36.2 2 51 40 11 1
    2016 CHI 14 14 7 457 45.1 1 44 32 10 1
    Totals 70 69 34 2,119 - 7 267 193 72 5 2