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Melvin Ingram

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Chargers, OLB Age: 31 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#18 overall), 2012 College: South Carolina Agent(s): David Mulugheta (Athletes First)

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  • Current Contract

    Melvin Ingram signed a 4 year, $64,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including a $10,500,000 signing bonus, $34,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,000,000. In 2020, Ingram will earn a base salary of $14,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $16,625,000 and a dead cap value of $16,625,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $64,000,000
    Signing Bonus $10,500,000
    Average Salary $16,000,000
    Total Guarantees $34,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $34,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $5,000,000 $2,625,000 $7,250,000 $14,875,000 $34,000,000 $22,750,000($22,750,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $34,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-19,125,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $17,750,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-2,875,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $26,125,000 2018 Dead Cap: $7,875,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-11,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $9,875,000 2018 Dead Cap: $7,875,000 2017 Cap Savings: $5,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 29 $11,250,000 $2,625,000 - $13,875,000 $19,125,000 $11,250,000($34,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $19,125,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-5,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $7,875,000 2018 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $13,875,000 2019 Dead Cap: $5,250,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $2,625,000 2019 Dead Cap: $5,250,000 2018 Cap Savings: $11,250,000
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $17,000,000 $2,625,000 - $19,625,000 $13,250,000 $17,000,000($51,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $13,250,000 2019 Cap Savings: $6,375,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $5,250,000 2019 Cap Savings: $14,375,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $10,625,000 2020 Dead Cap: $2,625,000 2019 Cap Savings: $9,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,625,000 2020 Dead Cap: $2,625,000 2019 Cap Savings: $17,000,000
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $14,000,000 $2,625,000 - $16,625,000 $16,625,000 $14,000,000($65,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $16,625,000 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,625,000 2020 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $16,625,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,625,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $14,000,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $34M fully guaranteed (signing bonus + 2017 salary + 2017 roster bonus + 2018 salary)
    • $8M of 2019 salary fully guarantees on 3/15/2019
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $7.25M
    • 12.5 Sacks: $1M
    • Pro Bowl : $1M

    Previous Contracts

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    2012-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $8,398,236
    Signing Bonus $4,547,808
    Average Salary $2,099,559
    Total Guarantees $7,648,236
    Guaranteed at Signing $7,648,236
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $4,547,808 - - - - - $4,937,808
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $771,738 - - - - - - $771,738
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,153,476 - - - - - - $1,153,476
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $785,214 - $750,000 - - - $60,703 $1,595,917
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,751,000 - - - - - - $7,751,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $10,500,000 $7,250,000 - - - - $22,750,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $11,250,000 - - - - - - $11,250,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - - - - - $17,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - - - - - $14,000,000
    9 seasons $58,101,428 $15,047,808 $8,000,000 - - - $60,703 $81,209,939
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $10,851,428 $4,547,808 $750,000 - - - - $16,209,939
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $47,250,000 $10,500,000 $7,250,000 - - - - $65,000,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/05/2018, $20,054

      Roughing the Passer against CJ Beathard (SF)


    • Player contract details by year 09/21/2018, $20,054

      Roughing the Passer against Josh Allen (BUF)


    • Player contract details by year 09/15/2017, $24,309

      Roughing the Passer against Trevor Siemian (DEN)


    • Player contract details by year 10/12/2012, $15,750

      for roughing Saints quarterback Drew Brees


    • TOTAL: $80,167

  • Transactions

    Sep 21 2018Fined $20,054 Roughing the Passer against Josh Allen (BUF)
    Sep 15 2017Fined $24,309 Roughing the Passer against Trevor Siemian (DEN)
    Jun 11 2017Signed a 4 year $64 million contract extension with Los Angeles (LAC)
    Feb 27 2017Offered a 1 year $14.55M franchise tag by Los Angeles (LAC)
    Apr 7 2015San Diego (SD) exercised a $7.751 million 5th year option for 2016
    May 8 2012Signed a 4 year $8.39 million contract with San Diego (SD)
    Apr 26 2012Drafted by San Diego (SD): Round 1 (#18 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2020 LAC 2 2 2 122 84.1 2 2 1
    2019 LAC 13 13 13 677 68.8 7 48 39 9 1
    2018 LAC 16 16 16 912 88.1 7 43 28 15 1 1
    2017 LAC 16 16 16 891 85.2 10.5 56 43 13
    2016 SD 16 16 16 961 90.7 8 60 46 14 6
    2015 SD 16 16 16 962 10.5 65 52 13 4
    2014 SD 9 9 9 497 4 29 21 8 2
    2013 SD 4 4 1 120 1 8 4 4 1
    2012 SD 16 16 2 461 1 41 16 13 1
    Totals 108 108 91 5,603 - 49 352 251 89 15 3