Kelvin Benjamin

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Giants, TE Age: 30-17d Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#28 overall), 2014 College: Florida State Agent(s): Eugene Parker (Relativity Sports)

Inactive

 

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  • Current Contract

    Kelvin Benjamin signed a 1 year, $990,000 contract with the New York Giants, including an average annual salary of $990,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $990,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $990,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 30 $990,000 $850,000 - $990,000($990,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0
    2022 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $185,882
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $185,882
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2014-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $7,664,250
    Signing Bonus $3,894,000
    Average Salary $1,916,063
    Total Guarantees $6,199,225
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,199,225
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 $3,894,000 - - - - - $4,314,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $768,375 - - - - - - $768,375
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,116,750 - - - - - - $1,116,750
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $470,588 - $465,125 - - - - $935,713
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $8,459,000 - - - - - - $8,459,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $352,941 - - - - - - $352,941
    5 seasons $11,587,654 $3,894,000 $465,125 - - - - $15,946,779
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,775,713 $3,894,000 $465,125 - - - - $7,134,838
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,459,000 - - - - - - $8,459,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $352,941 - - - - - - $352,941
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/16/2021, 2 games, -

      Undisclosed


    • Player contract details by year 09/23/2016, $12,154

      Excessive Celebration against San Francisco (SF)


    • Player contract details by year 12/13/2014, $8,268

      Role in a brawl against New Orleans (NO)


    • TOTAL: $20,422

  • Transactions

    Sep 16 2021Suspended 2 games
    Jul 28 2021Released by New York (NYG)
    May 16 2021Signed a 1 year $990,000 contract with New York (NYG)
    Dec 6 2018Signed a contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Dec 4 2018Waived by Buffalo (BUF)
    Oct 31 2017Traded to Buffalo (BUF) from Carolina (CAR) for 2018 3rd round pick (#85 Rashaan Gaulden) and 2018 7th round pick (#234 Andre Smith)
    Mar 24 2017Carolina (CAR) exercised an $8.459 million 5th year option for 2018
    Sep 23 2016Fined $12,154 Excessive Celebration against San Francisco (SF)
    Dec 13 2014Fined $8,268 Role in a brawl against New Orleans (NO)
    Jun 4 2014Signed a 4 year $7.664 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
    May 8 2014Drafted by Carolina (CAR): Round 1 (#28 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2018 KC 15 15 10 538 55.5 67 25 380 15.2 1 0 44
    2017 BUF 14 14 14 597 56.6 78 48 692 14.4 3 0 87.2
    2016 CAR 16 16 13 800 72.2 118 63 941 14.9 7 1 134.1
    2014 CAR 16 16 15 925 83.8 145 73 1008 13.8 9 1 152.8
    Totals 61 61 52 2,860 - 408 209 3,021 14.5 20 2 418.10