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Markus Golden

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Outside Linebacker Age: 29 Exp: 2 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#58 overall), 2015 College: Missouri Agent(s): Tory Dandy (CAA 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 2020, Golden will earn a base salary of $4,097,500, while carrying a cap hit of $5,097,500.

    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: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Roster Workout Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 28 $975,000 $2,750,000 $25,000 $1,000,000 $4,750,000 $2,250,000 $4,750,000($4,750,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $2,250,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,275,000 2019 Cap Savings: $3,475,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $2,250,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $2,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,275,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $3,475,000
    2020 Contract details by year 29 $4,097,500 - - $1,000,000 $5,097,500 - $4,097,500($8,847,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $5,097,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $5,097,500 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $5,097,500 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $5,097,500
    2021 Free Agent Year 30 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
    Total Guarantees $1,722,802
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,722,802
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    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 - $2,750,000 $25,000 - - $1,000,000 $4,750,000
    5 seasons $3,783,636 $1,109,695 $2,750,000 $25,000 - - $1,147,122 $8,815,453
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,097,500 - - - - - - $4,097,500
    $7,881,136 $1,109,695 $2,750,000 $25,000 - - $1,147,122 $12,912,953
    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 - $2,750,000 $25,000 - - - $4,750,000
  • Fines

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

      Excessice facemask against Andrus Peat (NO)


    • TOTAL: $9,115

  • Transactions

    Mar 14 2019Signed a 1 year $3.75 million contract with New York (NYG)
    Dec 23 2016Fined $9,115 Excessice facemask against Andrus Peat (NO)
    May 14 2015Signed a 4 year $3.918 million contract with Arizona (ARI)
    May 1 2015Drafted by Arizona (ARI): Round 2 (#58 overall)
  • 2020 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 16 16 16 939 82.7 10 72 37 35
    2018 ARI 11 11 11 393 35.2 2.5 29 25 4
    2017 ARI 4 4 4 230 21.7 11 11
    2016 ARI 16 16 3 761 70.9 12.5 51 41 10 4
    2015 ARI 15 15 6 518 49.5 4 31 20 10 2
    Totals 62 62 40 2,841 - 29 194 134 59 6 0