Kwon Alexander

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Saints, ILB Age: 27-18d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#124 overall), 2015 College: Louisiana State Agent(s): Rosenhaus Sports

Injured Reserve (Elbow)

Alexander has been placed on the Injured Reserve and will miss at least three weeks.

 

Saints – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Kwon Alexander signed a 1 year, $1,127,500 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $387,500 signing bonus, $387,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,127,500. In 2021, Alexander will earn a base salary of $990,000 and a signing bonus of $137,500, while carrying a cap hit of $1,127,500 and a dead cap value of $1,127,500.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,127,500
    Signing Bonus $387,500
    Average Salary $1,127,500
    Total Guarantees $387,500
    Guaranteed at Signing $387,500
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 27 $990,000 $137,500 $1,127,500 $1,127,500 $1,127,500($1,127,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $1,127,500 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $137,500 2021 Cap Savings: $990,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $1,127,500 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $137,500 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $990,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Cumulative Incentives
      13 Games Active (50% Snaps): $200,000
      15 Games Active (50% snaps): $300,000
      17 Games Active (50% snaps): $400,000
    • Additional Incentives: $972,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2020 Player contract details by year $459,447 $1,000,000 $234,375 $66,705 $100,000 $2,997,902 $4,858,429 $11,067,497($11,067,497)
    2021 Player contract details by year - $2,000,000 - $200,115 - $4,708,820 $6,908,935 -($11,067,497)

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2022

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $54,000,000
    Signing Bonus $4,000,000
    Average Salary $13,500,000
    Total Guarantees $25,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $14,250,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2015-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,758,322
    Signing Bonus $478,322
    Average Salary $689,581
    Total Guarantees $478,322
    Guaranteed at Signing $478,322
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $332,647 $450,186 - - - - $212,721 $995,554
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - - - - $76,811 $601,811
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - - - - - $615,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,907,000 - - - - - - $1,907,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,417,000 $4,000,000 $8,875,000 - - - - $14,292,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $516,878 - $562,500 - - - - $1,079,378
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $459,447 - $234,375 $100,000 $10,273,675 - - $11,067,497
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $990,000 $137,500 - - - - - $1,127,500
    7 seasons $6,762,972 $4,587,686 $9,671,875 $100,000 $10,273,675 - $289,532 $31,685,740
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,379,647 $450,186 - - - - $289,532 $4,119,365
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,876,447 $4,000,000 $9,109,375 $100,000 $10,273,675 - - $25,359,497
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,506,878 $137,500 $562,500 - - - - $2,206,878
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/13/2019, $28,075

      Roughing the Passer against Jameis Winston (TB)


    • Player contract details by year 12/07/2015, 4 games, $130,489

      PEDs


    • TOTAL: $158,564

  • Transactions

    Aug 3 2021Signed a 1 year $1.12 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Mar 16 2021Released by New Orleans (NO), clearing $13.2 million of cap
    Nov 2 2020Traded to New Orleans (NO) from San Francisco (SF) for Kiko Alonso and 2021 5th round pick (#172 Deommodore Lenoir)
    Dec 31 2019Converted $10,273,675 of 2020 salary into bonus, clearing $7.77M of cap with San Francisco (SF)
    Sep 13 2019Fined $28,075 Roughing the Passer against Jameis Winston (TB)
    Mar 11 2019Signed a 4 year $54 million contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Dec 7 2015Suspended 4 games for violating the league's PED policy, forfeiting $130,489 in 2015 salary/bonus with Tampa Bay (TB)
    May 12 2015Signed a 4 year $2.758 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    May 2 2015Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 4 (#124 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 NO 1 1 1 34 25.6 2 2
    2020 NO 12 12 12 667 64.1 1 57 39 18 2
    2019 SF 8 8 7 368 38.9 0.5 34 22 12 1 1
    2018 TB 6 6 6 366 35.0 1 45 34 11 2
    2017 TB 12 12 12 723 67.9 97 70 27 1 3
    2016 TB 16 16 16 1022 102.3 3 145 108 37 1 1
    2015 TB 12 12 12 819 74.5 3 93 59 34 2 2
    Totals 67 67 66 3,999 - 9 473 334 139 9 7