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Markus Golden

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Outside Linebacker Age: 29 Exp: 4 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 , Golden will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a cap hit of and a dead cap value of .

    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 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 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 - $2,750,000 $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
    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

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    • TOTAL: $9,115

  • 2020 Player Rankings

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

     

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    New York Giants: #
    Outside Linebacker: #

    Total Cash ($0) Rank
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    Outside Linebacker: #

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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 0.827 10 72 37 35
    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 62 62 40 2,841 - 29 194 134 59 6 0
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 4 yrs, $54,198,552
    • Avg. Salary: $13,549,638
    • NFL Rank: 84
    • OLB Rank: 6

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • NFL Rank: 0
    • OLB Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Markus Golden to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Mario Addison 3 $22,500,000 $7,500,000 29
    Whitney Mercilus 4 $54,000,000 $13,500,000 29
    Melvin Ingram 4 $64,000,000 $16,000,000 28
    Dee Ford 5 $85,500,000 $17,100,000 27
    Averages 4 $56,500,000 $14,125,000 28.3


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Golden's current age (29), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    4 $54,087,672 $13,521,918


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Golden statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Sacks, Tackles, Hurries, Stops, Rating

    Player GP% Sacks/GM Tkl/GM Hurries Stops Rating
    Mario Addison 2015-2016, CAR 87.5 0.55 1.18 2.29 1.04 72.9
    Whitney Mercilus 2017-2018, HOU 65.63 0.24 1.48 1.71 1.14 69.85
    Melvin Ingram 2015-2016, LAC 100 0.58 3.06 2.81 2.06 77.25
    Dee Ford 2017-2018, SF 68.75 0.68 2.41 2.45 1.86 74.15
    Average 80.47 0.51 2.03 2.32 1.53 73.54
    Markus Golden 2018-2019 84.38 0.46 2.3 2.07 2.19 56.3
    % Change 4.86% -9.80% 13.30% -10.78% 43.14% -23.44%
    Median Prime % Change -2.47%
    Average Prime % Change 2.88%


    Markus Golden's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    4 years, $54,198,552 $13,549,638