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Kevin Zeitler

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Guard Age: 30 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#27 overall), 2012 College: Wisconsin Agent(s): Tom Condon (CAA Sports)

Giants – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Kevin Zeitler signed a 3 year, $32,000,000 contract with the New York Giants, including a $7,500,000 signing bonus, $10,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,666,667. In 2020, Zeitler will earn a base salary of $10,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,500,000 and a dead cap value of $5,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $32,000,000
    Signing Bonus $7,500,000
    Average Salary $10,666,667
    Total Guarantees $10,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $5,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000($10,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-5,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-2,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2020 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,500,000

    Potential Out: 2020, 1 yr, $10,000,000; $5,000,000 dead cap

    2020 Contract details by year 30 $10,000,000 $2,500,000 $12,500,000 $5,000,000 $10,000,000($20,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $10,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $10,000,000
    2021 Contract details by year 31 $12,000,000 $2,500,000 $14,500,000 $2,500,000 $12,000,000($32,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $12,000,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2021

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $60,000,000
    Signing Bonus $12,000,000
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Total Guarantees $31,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $23,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
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    2012-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $7,544,200
    Signing Bonus $3,926,692
    Average Salary $1,886,050
    Total Guarantees $6,125,446
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,125,446
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $3,926,692 - - - - - $4,316,692
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $732,918 - - - - - - $732,918
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,075,836 - - - - - - $1,075,836
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,418,754 - - - - - - $1,418,754
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $8,070,000 - - - - - - $8,070,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 $12,000,000 - - - - - $18,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - - $10,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $7,500,000 - - - - - $10,000,000
    8 seasons $30,187,508 $23,426,692 - - - - - $53,614,200
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - - $10,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - - - - - $12,000,000
    $52,187,508 $23,426,692 - - - - - $75,614,200
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $11,687,508 $3,926,692 - - - - - $15,614,200
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 $12,000,000 - - - - - $28,000,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $7,500,000 - - - - - $10,000,000
  • Transactions

    Mar 13 2019Traded to New York (NYG) from Cleveland (CLE) with Jabrill Peppers , 2019 1st round pick (#17 Dexter Lawrence) and 2019 3rd round pick (#95 Oshane Ximines) for Odell Beckham, Jr. and Olivier Vernon
    Mar 9 2017Signed a 5 year $60 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Apr 28 2015Cincinnati (CIN) exercised an $8.07 million option for 2016
    May 25 2012Signed a 4 year $7.544 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Apr 26 2012Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 1 (#27 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps%
    2019 NYG 15 15 15 1004 0.929
    2018 CLE 16 16 16 1092 1.000
    2017 CLE 16 16 16 1069 1.000
    2016 CIN 16 16 16 1086 0.999
    2015 CIN 16 16 16 1045 0.986
    2014 CIN 12 12 12 736 0.693
    2013 CIN 14 12 11 810 0.716
    2012 CIN 16 16 16 1051 0.994
    Totals 121 119 118 7,893 -