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Brandon Meriweather

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Giants, SS Age: 37-29d Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#24 overall), 2007 College: Miami (FL) Agent(s):

Inactive

 

Giants – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Brandon Meriweather signed a 1 year, $870,000 contract with the New York Giants, including an average annual salary of $870,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $870,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $870,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 31 $102,352 $102,352 - $287,154($287,154)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $102,352 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $102,352 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $102,352 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $102,352
    2016 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,000,000
    Signing Bonus $145,000
    Average Salary $1,000,000
    Total Guarantees $145,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA

    2012-2015

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $6,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,600,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Total Guarantees $3,050,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,250,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $3,250,000
    Total Guarantees $1,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA

    2007-2011Entry Level

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $8,765,000
    Signing Bonus $500,000
    Average Salary $1,753,000
    Total Guarantees $6,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 $500,000 $755,000 - - - - $1,540,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - $3,720,000 $1,025,000 $5,115,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - - $150,000 - - - $610,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 - - $150,000 - - - $700,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - $3,250,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,450,000 $1,600,000 - $50,000 - - - $3,100,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,129,412 - - $50,000 - - - $1,179,412
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $754,411 $145,000 - - - - $89,934 $989,345
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $870,000 - - - - - - $870,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $102,352 - - - - - $184,802 $287,154
    9 seasons $8,221,175 $3,245,000 $755,000 $400,000 - $3,720,000 $1,299,736 $17,640,911
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,665,000 $500,000 $755,000 $300,000 - $3,720,000 $1,025,000 $7,965,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - $3,250,000
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,333,823 $1,745,000 - $100,000 - - $89,934 $5,268,757
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $972,352 - - - - - $184,802 $1,157,154
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 08/25/2014, 2 games, $100,588

      Illegal hit to the head against Torrey Smith (BAL)


    • Player contract details by year 10/21/2013, 1 game $70,588

      Unnecessary Roughness against Chicago (CHI)


    • Player contract details by year 09/18/2013, $42,000

      Illegal hit to the head against Green Bay


    • Player contract details by year 10/14/2011, $25,000

      for a hit on Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson


    • Player contract details by year 10/04/2011, $20,000

      Helmet to Helmet hit against WR Steve Smith


    • Player contract details by year 10/19/2010, $50,000

      Defenseless hit against Todd Heap


    • Player contract details by year 10/16/2009, $7,500

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Denver (DEN)


    • TOTAL: $315,676

  • Transactions

    Dec 23 2015Re-signed with New York (NYG)
    Dec 17 2015Released by New York (NYG)
    Aug 17 2015Signed a 1 year $870k contract with New York (NYG)
    Aug 25 2014Suspended 2 games for violating the league's player safety policy, forfeiting $100,588 in salary with Washington (WAS)
    Mar 17 2014Signed a 1 year $1 million contract with Washington (WAS)
    Oct 21 2013Suspended 1 game for unnecessary roughness against Chicago
    Mar 12 2013Restructured 2013 base salary from $2.45 million to $1.2 million with Washington (WAS)
    Mar 16 2012Signed a 2 year $6 million contract with Washington (WAS)
    Sep 4 2011Signed a 1 year contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Sep 3 2011Released by New England (NE)
    Jul 27 2007Signed a 5 year $8.765 million contract with New England (NE)
    Apr 28 2007Drafted by Miami (MIA): Round 1 (#24 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2015 NYG 13 13 12 834 72.8 59 43 16 2
    2014 WAS 10 10 10 596 57.8 3 55 34 19 3
    2013 WAS 13 13 12 737 72.2 1 69 53 16 1 2
    2012 WAS 1 1 1 41 3.8 7 3 4 1
    2011 CHI 16 11 4 32 19 13
    2010 NE 16 16 13 68 48 19 3
    2009 NE 16 16 16 84 53 29 2 5
    2008 NE 16 16 11 2 83 57 20 2 4
    2007 NE 16 16 28 10 5 1
    Totals 117 112 79 2,208 - 6 485 320 141 9 17