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Linval Joseph

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Defensive Tackle Age: 31 Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#46 overall), 2010 College: East Carolina Agent(s): Bill Johnson

Chargers – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Linval Joseph signed a 2 year, $17,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including a $8,000,000 signing bonus, $9,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,500,000. In 2020, Joseph will earn a base salary of $1,500,000 and a signing bonus of $8,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,500,000 and a dead cap value of $9,500,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $17,000,000
    Signing Bonus $8,000,000
    Average Salary $8,500,000
    Total Guarantees $9,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $9,500,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $1,500,000 $4,000,000 - $5,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000($9,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $9,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-4,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $8,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-2,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $5,500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,500,000

    Potential Out: 2021, 1 yr, $9,500,000; $4,000,000 dead cap

    2021 Contract details by year 32 $5,500,000 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $11,500,000 $4,000,000 $7,500,000($17,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $7,500,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2021 Roster Bonus: $2M (3rd league day of 2021)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2020 Player contract details by year - $2,400,000 - $2,400,000 -($0)

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2022

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $50,350,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $12,587,500
    Total Guarantees $31,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $11,500,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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    2014-2018

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $31,250,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $6,250,000
    Total Guarantees $12,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $12,500,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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    2010-2013Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $4,310,500
    Signing Bonus $1,528,000
    Average Salary $1,077,625
    Total Guarantees $3,258,563
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. 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
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 $1,528,000 - - - - $842,500 $2,690,500
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - - - - - $405,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 - - - - - - $540,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - - - - - $630,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 $3,000,000 $2,400,000 $100,000 - - - $9,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $4,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $5,650,000 - - $100,000 - - - $5,750,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,150,000 $3,000,000 $4,000,000 $100,000 - - - $8,250,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,150,000 $3,000,000 $5,000,000 $100,000 - - - $9,250,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,900,000 - $437,500 $100,000 - - - $9,437,500
    10 seasons $26,145,000 $10,528,000 $11,837,500 $600,000 - - $842,500 $49,953,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $8,000,000 - - - - - $9,500,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $5,500,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - $7,500,000
    $33,145,000 $18,528,000 $13,837,500 $600,000 - - $842,500 $66,953,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,895,000 $1,528,000 - - - - - $4,265,500
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $24,250,000 $9,000,000 $11,837,500 $600,000 - - - $45,687,500
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/15/2017, $9,115

      Excessive face mask against New Orleans (NO)


    • Player contract details by year 11/28/2014, $20,000

      Roughing the Passer against Aaron Rodgers (GB)


    • Player contract details by year 11/07/2014, $16,537

      Roughing the Passer against Washington (WAS)


    • Player contract details by year 09/13/2013, $15,750

      Roughing the passer against Tony Romo


    • Player contract details by year 12/07/2012, $7,875

      for yanking Redskins OL Will Montgomery’s leg out of a pile.


    • TOTAL: $69,277

  • Transactions

    Mar 18 2020Signed a 2 year $17 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
    Mar 13 2020Released by Minnesota (MIN), clearing $10.4M of cap space
    Sep 15 2017Fined $9,115 Excessive face mask against New Orleans (NO)
    Aug 5 2017Signed a 4 year $50.35 million contract extension with Minnesota (MIN)
    Nov 28 2014Fined $20,000 Roughing the Passer against Aaron Rodgers (GB)
    Nov 7 2014Fined $16,537 Roughing the Passer against Washington (WAS)
    Mar 11 2014Signed a 5 year $31.25 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Jul 31 2010Signed a 4 year $4.31 million contract with New York (NYG)
    Apr 23 2010Drafted by New York (NYG): Round 2 (#46 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Linval Joseph ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 MIN 14 13 13 559 50.8 3 44 26 18 1
    2018 MIN 15 15 15 672 64.8 1 57 35 22 1
    2017 MIN 16 16 16 664 66.8 3.5 67 39 28
    2016 MIN 16 16 16 720 74.2 4 77 37 40 3
    2015 MIN 12 12 12 532 49.6 0.5 56 42 14 1
    2014 MIN 16 16 16 728 67.3 3 48 29 19
    2013 NYG 15 15 15 578 51.3 3 59 34 25 1
    2012 NYG 16 16 16 692 66.3 4 59 33 26 1
    2011 NYG 16 16 15 2 49 34 15
    2010 NYG 6 6 8 6 2
    Totals 142 141 134 5,145 - 24 524 315 209 8 0