Shelby Harris

Cleveland Browns, Defensive Tackle
Age: 32-323d (Aug 11, 1991)
Exp: 10 Years
Country: US
College: Illinois State
Drafted: Round 7 (#235 overall), 2014
Agent(s): Ryan Williams (Athletes First)
2024 Cap Hit

$2,276,000

2024 Cash

$4,500,000

Career Earnings

$30,010,716

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Shelby Harris signed a 2 year , $9,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including $2,780,000 signing bonus, $3,990,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,500,000. In 2024, Harris will earn a base salary of $1,210,000 and a signing bonus of $2,780,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,276,000 and a dead cap value of $3,990,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $9,000,000
Average Salary:
$4,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$2,780,000
GTD at Sign:
$3,990,000
Total GTD:
$3,990,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 33 $2,276,000 0.89% $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $3,990,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $4,500,000; $2,224,000 DEAD CAP
2025 34 $2,868,000 1.05% $4,500,000 $9,000,000 $2,224,000
2026 35
Void
UFA
$3,856,000 1.32% - - $1,668,000
2027
Void
$1,103,000 0.35% - - -
2028
Void
$1,103,000 0.33% - - -
2029
Void
$547,000 0.15% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Option Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 33 $1,210,000 $556,000 $510,000 - $2,276,000 0.89% $3,990,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $4,500,000; $2,224,000 DEAD CAP
2025 34 $1,255,000 $556,000 $510,000 $547,000 $2,868,000 1.05% $2,224,000
2026 35
Void
UFA
- $556,000 - $547,000 $3,856,000 1.32% $1,668,000
2027
Void
- $556,000 - $547,000 $1,103,000 0.35% -
2028
Void
- $556,000 - $547,000 $1,103,000 0.33% -
2029
Void
- - - $547,000 $547,000 0.15% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 33 $1,210,000 $2,780,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000
2025 34 $1,255,000 - $2,735,000 $4,500,000 $9,000,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000
2026 35
Void
- - - - - - -
2027 36
Void
- - - - - - -
2028 37
Void
- - - - - - -
2029 38
Void
- - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $3.99M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary)
  • 2025 Option Bonus: $2.735M (March 2025)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $30,000 ($510,000)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2023 pending-free-agent-extension

Shelby Harris signed a 3 year , $27,000,000 contract with the Denver Broncos, including $9,000,000 signing bonus, $15,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,000,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $27,000,000
Average Salary:
$9,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$9,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$15,000,000
Total GTD:
$15,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2020-2020

Shelby Harris signed a 1 year , $3,250,000 contract with the Denver Broncos, including $500,000 signing bonus, $2,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,250,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,250,000
Average Salary:
$3,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$500,000
GTD at Sign:
$2,500,000
Total GTD:
$2,500,000
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2019-2019

Shelby Harris signed a 1 year , $3,095,000 contract with the Denver Broncos, including an average annual salary of $3,095,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,095,000
Average Salary:
$3,095,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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2018-2018

Shelby Harris signed a 1 year , $705,000 contract with the Denver Broncos, including an average annual salary of $705,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $705,000
Average Salary:
$705,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2019 / RFA
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2014-2015

Shelby Harris signed a 2 year , $930,000 contract with the Oakland Raiders, including an average annual salary of $465,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $930,000
Average Salary:
$465,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2016 / ERFA
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2014-2017 Rookie

Shelby Harris signed a 4 year , $2,273,612 contract with the Oakland Raiders, including $53,612 signing bonus, $53,612 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $568,403.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,273,612
Average Salary:
$568,403
Signing Bonus:
$53,612
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$53,612
Free Agent:
2018 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$30,010,716

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

5 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2014 23
Retained
Active
$215,930
$24,705
$215,930
$240,635
2015 24
Active
Retained
Retained
Retained
$253,549
$46,200
$30,000
$13,200
$494,184
$540,384
$570,384
$583,584
2016 25
Retained
$13,800
$597,384
2017 26
Active
$615,000
$1,212,384
2018 27
Active
$899,032
$2,111,416
2019 28
Active
$3,095,000
$5,206,416
2020 29
Injured
$3,333,724
$8,540,140
2021 30
Active
$10,000,000
$18,540,140
2022 31
Active
$7,970,576
$26,510,716
2023 32
Active
$3,500,000
$30,010,716
Total      
$30,010,716
$30,010,716
2024 33
Active
$4,500,000
2025 34
Active
$4,500,000
Total
$39,010,716
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2014
23
$162,318
$24,705
$53,612
$215,930
$24,705
$215,930
$240,635
2015
24
$210,000
$46,200
$30,000
$13,200
$43,549
$253,549
$46,200
$30,000
$13,200
$494,184
$540,384
$570,384
$583,584
2016
25
$13,800
$13,800
$597,384
2017
26
$615,000
$615,000
$1,212,384
2018
27
$705,000
$194,032
$899,032
$2,111,416
2019
28
$3,095,000
$3,095,000
$5,206,416
2020
29
$2,000,000
$500,000
$750,000
$83,724
$3,333,724
$8,540,140
2021
30
$1,000,000
$9,000,000
$10,000,000
$18,540,140
2022
31
$1,449,400
$6,521,176
$7,970,576
$26,510,716
2023
32
$1,900,000
$750,000
$3,500,000
$30,010,716
Total
$11,264,623
$10,303,612
$6,521,176
$750,000
$321,305
$30,010,716
$30,010,716
2024
33
$1,210,000
$2,780,000
$4,500,000
2025
34
$1,255,000
$2,735,000
$4,500,000
Total
$13,729,623
$13,083,612
$6,521,176
$750,000
$2,735,000
$321,305
$39,010,716

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $486,423 $53,612 - - - $43,549 $583,584
1 $13,800 - - - - - $13,800
5 $7,415,000 $9,500,000 $750,000 - - $277,756 $17,942,756
1 $1,449,400 - - $6,521,176 - - $7,970,576
1 $1,900,000 $750,000 - - - - $3,500,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 DEN 9 - 12 COVID-19
2020 DEN 17 - 17 Knee
  • Mar 12, 2024 Signed a 2 year $9 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Aug 10, 2023 Signed a 1 year $3.5 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Mar 13, 2023 Released by Seattle (SEA), clearing $8.94M of cap
  • Jun 08, 2022 Converted $6,521,176 of 2022 compensation in signing bonus, clearing $3.26M of cap space with Seattle (SEA)
  • Mar 16, 2022 Traded to Seattle (SEA) from Denver (DEN) with Drew Lock , Noah Fant , 2023 1st round pick (#5 Devon Witherspoon), 2022 1st round pick (#9 Charles Cross), 2023 2nd round pick (#37 Derick Hall), 2022 2nd round pick (#40 Boye Mafe) and 2022 5th round pick (#145 - traded) for Russell Wilson and 2022 4th round pick (#116 Eyioma Uwazurike)
  • Mar 15, 2021 Signed a 3 year $27 million contract extension with Denver (DEN)
  • Mar 27, 2020 Signed a 1 year $3.25 million contract with Denver (DEN)
  • Dec 20, 2019 Fined $21,056 Roughing the Passer against Patrick Mahomes (KC)
  • Mar 10, 2019 Assigned a 1 year $3.095 million tender by Denver (DEN)
  • Mar 09, 2018 Signed a contract with Denver (DEN)
  • Jan 25, 2017 Signed a reserve/future contract with Denver (DEN)
  • Dec 24, 2016 Signed to the practice squad by Dallas (DAL)
  • Aug 28, 2016 Waived by New York (NYJ)
  • Jun 01, 2016 Signed a contract with New York (NYJ)
  • May 17, 2016 Waived by Oakland (OAK)
  • Apr 14, 2016 Signed a 1 year $525k contract with Oakland (OAK)
  • Nov 19, 2015 Signed to the active roster by Oakland (OAK)
  • Oct 31, 2015 Waived by Oakland (OAK)
  • Oct 25, 2015 Signed to the active roster by Oakland (OAK)
  • Sep 05, 2015 Waived by Oakland (OAK)
  • Sep 18, 2014 Waived by Oakland (OAK)
  • May 21, 2014 Signed a 4 year $2.273 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
  • May 10, 2014 Drafted by Oakland (OAK): Round 7 (#235 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Dec 20, 2019 Roughing the Passer against Patrick Mahomes (KC) $21,056
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 CLE 17 5 418 42.00 2 28 17 11 1
2022 SEA 15 15 562 48.60 2 44 24 20
2021 DEN 16 16 566 52.10 6 49 24 25 1
2020 DEN 11 11 441 43.30 3 32 20 12 1
2019 DEN 16 16 649 60.00 6 49 28 21 1
2018 DEN 16 391 36.30 2 39 23 16 1
2017 DEN 16 6 516 52.40 6 34 22 12
2015 OAK 7 144 25.10 1 12 9 3
2014 OAK 1 8 3.60 2 1 1
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