Fletcher Cox

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Eagles, DT Age: 30-9d Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#12 overall), 2012 College: Mississippi State Agent(s): Todd France (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Fletcher Cox signed a 6 year, $102,600,000 contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, including a $26,000,000 signing bonus, $63,299,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $17,100,000. In 2021, Cox will earn a base salary of $1,075,000, a roster bonus of $1,000,000 and a restructure bonus of $13,925,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,740,000 and a dead cap value of $37,035,000.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $102,600,000
    Signing Bonus $26,000,000
    Average Salary $17,100,000
    Total Guarantees $63,299,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $36,299,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Option Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 26 $1,299,000 $5,200,000 - - - $6,499,000 $36,299,000 $27,299,000($27,299,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $36,299,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-29,800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $32,000,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-25,501,000 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $10,699,000 2017 Dead Cap: $25,600,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-4,200,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $6,400,000 2017 Dead Cap: $25,600,000 2016 Cap Savings: $99,000
    2017 Contract details by year 27 $3,000,000 $5,200,000 - $1,200,000 - $9,400,000 $49,050,000 $9,000,000($36,299,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $49,050,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-39,650,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $26,800,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-17,400,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $28,650,000 2018 Dead Cap: $20,400,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-19,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $6,400,000 2018 Dead Cap: $20,400,000 2017 Cap Savings: $3,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 28 $3,310,000 $5,200,000 - $1,200,000 $1,638,000 $11,348,000 $47,679,000 $11,500,000($47,799,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $47,679,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-36,331,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $43,260,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-31,912,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $20,207,000 2019 Dead Cap: $35,222,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-8,859,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $15,788,000 2019 Dead Cap: $35,222,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-4,440,000
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $930,000 $5,200,000 - $4,134,000 $1,638,000 $11,902,000 $38,852,000 $15,600,000($63,399,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $38,852,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-26,950,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $37,922,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-26,020,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $27,402,000 2020 Dead Cap: $26,950,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-15,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $26,472,000 2020 Dead Cap: $26,950,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-14,570,000
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $4,035,000 $5,200,000 $1,000,000 $4,134,000 $3,746,000 $18,115,000 $39,150,000 $12,200,000($75,599,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $39,150,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-21,035,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $35,115,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-17,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $18,115,000 2021 Dead Cap: $21,035,000 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $14,080,000 2021 Dead Cap: $21,035,000 2020 Cap Savings: $4,035,000
    2021 Contract details by year 31 $1,075,000 - $1,000,000 $4,134,000 $6,531,000 $12,740,000 $37,035,000 $16,000,000($91,599,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $37,035,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-24,295,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $35,960,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-23,220,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $12,740,000 2022 Dead Cap: $24,295,000 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $11,665,000 2022 Dead Cap: $24,295,000 2021 Cap Savings: $1,075,000
    2022 Contract details by year 32 $16,100,000 - $1,000,000 $2,934,000 $6,531,000 $26,565,000 $24,295,000 $17,100,000($108,699,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $24,295,000 2022 Cap Savings: $2,270,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $24,295,000 2022 Cap Savings: $2,270,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $9,465,000 2023 Dead Cap: $14,830,000 2022 Cap Savings: $17,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $9,465,000 2023 Dead Cap: $14,830,000 2022 Cap Savings: $17,100,000
    2023 Contract details by year 33 - - - $2,934,000 $4,893,000 $7,827,000 $14,830,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $14,830,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-7,003,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $14,830,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-7,003,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $7,827,000 2024 Dead Cap: $7,003,000 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $7,827,000 2024 Dead Cap: $7,003,000 2023 Cap Savings: $0
    2024 Contract details by year 34 - - - - $4,218,000 $4,218,000 $7,003,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $7,003,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-2,785,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $7,003,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-2,785,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $4,218,000 2025 Dead Cap: $2,785,000 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $4,218,000 2025 Dead Cap: $2,785,000 2024 Cap Savings: $0
    2025 Contract details by year 35 - - - - $2,785,000 $2,785,000 $2,785,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $2,785,000 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $2,785,000 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $2,785,000 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $2,785,000 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0
    2023 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $36.299M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2016 salary + 2017 salary + 2017 option bonus)
    • 2017 Option Bonus: $6M option bonus (3/13/2017)
    • 2018 Salary becomes fully guaranteed 3/13/2017
    • $7.75M of 2019 salary becomes fully guaranteed on 3/13/2017
    • Additional $7.75M of 2019 salary fully guarantees on 3/16/2018
    • $8.19M of 2018 salary converted to bonus
    • $14.67M of 2019 salary converted to an option bonus
    • 2021 $16M option must be exercised between 3/13/2019 - 3/22/2019)
      If option is declined, 2019 salary escalates to $15.6M ($15.5M guaranteed)
    • 2020 Roster Bonus: $1M (3/22/2020)
    • 2021 Roster Bonus: $1M (3/21/2021)
    • 2022 Roster Bonus: $1M (5th league day)
    • 2023-2024 dummy years, automatically void ($6.475M of dead cap)

    Previous Contracts

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    2012-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $10,241,198
    Signing Bonus $5,888,144
    Average Salary $2,560,300
    Total Guarantees $10,241,198
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,241,198
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $5,888,144 - - - - - $6,278,144
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $855,509 - - - - - - $855,509
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,321,000 - - - - - - $1,321,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,786,000 - - - - - $50,593 $1,836,593
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,299,000 $26,000,000 - - - - - $27,299,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - - - $6,000,000 - $9,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,310,000 - - - $8,190,000 - - $11,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $930,000 - - - - $14,670,000 - $15,600,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,035,000 - $1,000,000 - $7,165,000 - - $12,200,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,075,000 - $1,000,000 - $13,925,000 - - $16,000,000
    10 seasons $18,001,509 $31,888,144 $2,000,000 - $29,280,000 $20,670,000 $50,593 $101,890,246
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $16,100,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - $17,100,000
    $34,101,509 $31,888,144 $3,000,000 - $29,280,000 $20,670,000 $50,593 $118,990,246
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    10 seasons Player Cash Earnings $18,001,509 $31,888,144 $2,000,000 - $29,280,000 $20,670,000 $50,593 $101,890,246
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/21/2016, $9,115

      Roughing the Passer against Kirk Cousins (WAS)


    • Player contract details by year 10/14/2016, $9,115

      Hit to the head against Matthew Stafford (DET)


    • Player contract details by year 09/12/2014, $16,537

      Roughing the Passer against Chad Henne (JAC)


    • TOTAL: $34,767

  • Transactions

    Sep 14 2021Converted $13.925M of 2021 salary into bonus, clearing $11.14M of cap space with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Oct 21 2020Converted $7.165 million of 2020 cap space into bonus, clearing $5.732 million of cap space with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Oct 9 2018Converted $8.19M of his 2018 salary to bonus, clearing $6.552M in 2018 cap space for Philadelphia, and $14.67M of his 2019 salary into bonus, clearing
    Oct 21 2016Fined $9,115 Roughing the Passer against Kirk Cousins (WAS)
    Oct 14 2016Fined $9,115 Hit to the head against Matthew Stafford (DET)
    Jun 13 2016Signed a 6 year $102.6 million extension with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Apr 28 2015Philadelphia (PHI) exercised a $7.799 million option for 2016
    Sep 12 2014Fined $16,537 Roughing the Passer against Chad Henne (JAC)
    Jun 18 2012Signed a 4 year $10.241 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Apr 26 2012Drafted by Philadelphia (PHI): Round 1 (#12 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 PHI 2 2 2 92 64.8 4 3 1
    2020 PHI 15 15 14 746 67.8 6.5 41 28 13 2
    2019 PHI 16 16 16 816 78.7 3.5 40 26 14 3
    2018 PHI 16 16 16 830 79.9 10.5 46 33 13 1
    2017 PHI 14 14 14 608 59.0 5.5 26 15 11 1
    2016 PHI 16 16 16 773 75.9 6.5 43 27 16 1
    2015 PHI 16 16 16 983 80.8 9.5 71 50 21 3
    2014 PHI 16 16 16 923 79.4 4 62 49 13 1
    2013 PHI 16 16 16 885 75.1 3 41 29 12
    2012 PHI 15 15 9 509 48.6 5.5 39 32 7 1
    Totals 142 142 135 7,165 - 55 413 292 121 13 0