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Markus Golden Embed This

Outside Linebacker Age: 28 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#58 overall), 2015 College: Missouri Agent(s): Joseph Clayborne (Agility Sports)

Giants – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Markus Golden signed a 1 year, $3,750,000 contract with the New York Giants, including $2,225,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,750,000. In 2019, Golden will earn a base salary of $975,000, a roster bonus of $2,281,250 and a workout bonus of $25,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,281,250 and a dead cap value of $2,250,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,750,000
    Total Guarantees $2,225,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,225,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 28 $975,000 $2,281,250 $25,000 $3,281,250 $2,250,000 $3,281,250($3,281,250)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $2,250,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,031,250 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,275,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,006,250 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $2,250,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $1,031,250 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,275,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $2,006,250
    2020 Free Agent Year 29 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $2.225M guaranteed (roster bonus + 2019 salary)
    • 2019 Roster Bonus: $1.25M (guaranteed)
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $93,750 ($1.5M, 11 LTBE)
    • Workout Bonus: $25,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,918,330
    Signing Bonus $1,109,695
    Average Salary $979,583
    Guaranteed $1,722,802
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2015 24 $435,000 $277,424 - $712,424 $1,722,802 $1,691,817($1,691,817)
    2016 25 $613,106 $277,424 - $890,530 $1,445,378 $613,106($2,304,923)
    2017 26 $791,212 $277,424 - $1,068,636 $554,848 $791,212($3,096,135)
    2018 27 $969,318 $277,424 - $1,246,742 $277,424 $969,318($4,065,453)
    2019 Free agent year 28 UFA  
    • $1.722 million guaranteed (signing bonus + 2016 salary)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $1,109,695 - - - - $147,122 $1,691,817
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $613,106 - - - - - - $613,106
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $791,212 - - - - - - $791,212
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $969,318 - - - - - - $969,318
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $975,000 - $2,281,250 $25,000 - - - $3,281,250
    5 seasons $3,783,636 $1,109,695 $2,281,250 $25,000 - - $147,122 $7,346,703
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,808,636 $1,109,695 - - - - - $4,065,453
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $975,000 - $2,281,250 $25,000 - - - $3,281,250
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/23/2016, $9,115

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    • TOTAL: $9,115

  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Markus Golden ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 NYG 7 7 7 383 0.782 5 27 12 15
    2018 ARI 11 11 11 393 0.454 2.5 29 25 4
    2017 ARI 4 4 4 230 0.302 11 11
    2016 ARI 16 16 3 761 0.709 12.5 51 41 10 4
    2015 ARI 15 15 6 518 0.495 4 31 20 10 2
    Totals 53 53 31 2,285 - 24 149 109 39 6 0