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Paul Kruger

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Saints, OLB Age: 35-27d Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#57 overall), 2009 College: Utah Agent(s):

Inactive

 

Saints – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Paul Kruger signed a 1 year, $3,000,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $2,100,000 signing bonus, $2,100,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,100,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Total Guarantees $2,100,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,100,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $900,000 $700,000 $1,600,000 $2,100,000 $3,048,882($3,048,882)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $2,100,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $2,100,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $700,000 2017 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2016 Cap Savings: $900,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $700,000 2017 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2016 Cap Savings: $900,000
    2017 Contract details by year 31 $1,000,000 $700,000 $700,000 $1,400,000 $1,000,000($4,048,882)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $0
    2018 Contract details by year 32 $1,000,000 $700,000 $700,000 $700,000 $1,000,000($5,048,882)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0
    2017 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $2.1M guaranteed (signing bonus)
    • 2017-18 years are voidable
    • Incentives: $2M

    Previous Contracts

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    2013-2017

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $40,500,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $8,100,000
    Total Guarantees $13,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $13,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2009-2012Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,250,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $812,500
    Total Guarantees $1,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $310,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - $1,310,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - - - - - - $395,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - - - - - $525,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - - - - - $615,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $715,000 $6,000,000 $6,285,000 - - - - $13,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - - - - $7,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - - - - $7,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 $2,100,000 - - - - $48,882 $3,048,882
    8 seasons $17,460,000 $9,100,000 $6,285,000 - - - $48,882 $32,893,882
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,845,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - $2,845,000
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $14,715,000 $6,000,000 $6,285,000 - - - - $27,000,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $900,000 $2,100,000 - - - - $48,882 $3,048,882
  • Transactions

    Aug 31 2016Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Aug 29 2016Released by Cleveland (CLE)
    Mar 12 2013Signed a 5 year $40.5 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jul 24 2009Signed a 4 year $3.25 million contract with Baltimore
    Apr 25 2009Drafted by Baltimore (BAL): Round 2 (#57 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2016 NO 15 15 13 571 54.3 1.5 25 20 5 1
    2015 CLE 16 16 15 683 65.2 2.5 27 16 11
    2014 CLE 16 16 15 900 77.3 12 53 36 17 4
    2013 CLE 16 16 16 878 76.3 4.5 47 26 21 2
    2012 BAL 15 15 6 788 69.4 9 42 30 12 1 1
    2011 BAL 16 16 5.5 15 12 3
    2010 BAL 11 11 1 1 1
    2009 BAL 9 9 1 11 4 7 1
    Totals 114 114 66 3,820 - 36 221 145 76 8 2