Michael Burton

Denver Broncos, Fullback
Age: 32-146d (Feb 01, 1992)
Exp: 10 Years
Country: US
College: Rutgers
Drafted: Round 5 (#168 overall), 2015
Agent(s): Lunar Sports
2024 Cap Hit

$1,152,500

2024 Cash

$1,377,500

Career Earnings

$7,612,738

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Michael Burton signed a 1 year , $1,377,500 contract with the Denver Broncos, including $167,500 signing bonus, $167,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,377,500. In 2024, Burton will earn a base salary of $1,210,000 and a signing bonus of $167,500, while carrying a cap hit of $1,152,500 and a dead cap value of $167,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,377,500
Average Salary:
$1,377,500
Signing Bonus:
$167,500
GTD at Sign:
$167,500
Total GTD:
$167,500
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 32 $1,152,500 0.45% $1,377,500 $1,377,500 $167,500
2025 33
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 32 $1,210,000 $167,500 $1,152,500 0.45% $167,500
2025 33
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 32 $1,210,000 $167,500 $1,377,500 $1,377,500 $1,377,500 $1,377,500
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Michael Burton signed a 1 year , $1,317,500 contract with the Denver Broncos, including $126,250 signing bonus, $1,066,250 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,317,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,317,500
Average Salary:
$1,317,500
Signing Bonus:
$126,250
GTD at Sign:
$1,066,250
Total GTD:
$1,066,250
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2022-2022 Extension

Michael Burton signed a 1 year , $1,272,500 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including $152,500 signing bonus, $732,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,272,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,272,500
Average Salary:
$1,272,500
Signing Bonus:
$152,500
GTD at Sign:
$732,500
Total GTD:
$732,500
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2021-2021 Free Agent

Michael Burton signed a 1 year , $990,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including an average annual salary of $990,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $990,000
Average Salary:
$990,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2020-2020

Michael Burton signed a 1 year , $1,047,500 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including $137,500 signing bonus, $298,088 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,047,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,047,500
Average Salary:
$1,047,500
Signing Bonus:
$137,500
GTD at Sign:
$298,088
Total GTD:
$298,088
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2019-2019

Michael Burton signed a 1 year , $805,000 contract with the Washington Redskins, including an average annual salary of $805,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $805,000
Average Salary:
$805,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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2015-2018 Rookie

Michael Burton signed a 4 year , $2,464,356 contract with the Detroit Lions, including $184,356 signing bonus, $184,356 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $616,089.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,464,356
Average Salary:
$616,089
Signing Bonus:
$184,356
GTD at Sign:
$184,356
Total GTD:
$184,356
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$7,612,738

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

6 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2015 23
Active
$619,356
$619,356
2016 24
Active
$525,000
$1,144,356
2017 25
Active
$615,000
$1,759,356
2018 26
Active
$705,000
$2,464,356
2019 27
Active
$520,882
$2,985,238
2020 28
Active
$1,047,500
$4,032,738
2021 29
Active
$990,000
$5,022,738
2022 30
Active
$1,272,500
$6,295,238
Champion
2023 31
Active
$1,317,500
$7,612,738
Total      
$7,612,738
$7,612,738
2024 32
Active
$1,377,500
Total
$8,990,238
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2015
23
$435,000
$184,356
$619,356
$619,356
2016
24
$525,000
$525,000
$1,144,356
2017
25
$615,000
$615,000
$1,759,356
2018
26
$705,000
$705,000
$2,464,356
2019
27
$520,882
$520,882
$2,985,238
2020
28
$910,000
$137,500
$1,047,500
$4,032,738
2021
29
$990,000
$990,000
$5,022,738
2022
30
$1,120,000
$152,500
$1,272,500
$6,295,238
2023
31
$1,165,000
$126,250
$26,250
$1,317,500
$7,612,738
Total
$6,985,882
$600,606
$26,250
$7,612,738
$7,612,738
2024
32
$1,210,000
$167,500
$1,377,500
Total
$8,195,882
$768,106
$26,250
$8,990,238

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $960,000 $184,356 - - - - $1,144,356
2 $1,320,000 - - - - - $1,320,000
1 $520,882 - - - - - $520,882
1 $910,000 $137,500 - - - - $1,047,500
2 $2,110,000 $152,500 - - - - $2,262,500
1 $1,165,000 $126,250 $26,250 - - - $1,317,500

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 NO 17 - 17 COVID-19
  • Mar 17, 2024 Signed a 1 year $1.377 million contract with Denver (DEN)
  • Mar 15, 2023 Signed a 1 year $1.31 million contract with Denver (DEN)
  • Mar 15, 2022 Signed a 1 year $1.2 million contract extension with Kansas City (KC)
  • Apr 01, 2021 Signed a 1 year $990,000 contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Mar 20, 2020 Signed a 1 year $1.0475 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
  • Oct 16, 2019 Signed a contract with Washington (WAS)
  • Aug 31, 2019 Released by New Orleans (NO)
  • May 13, 2019 Signed a contract with New Orleans (NO)
  • May 31, 2017 Claimed off waivers by Chicago (CHI)
  • May 30, 2017 Waived by Detroit (DET)
  • May 07, 2015 Signed a 4 year $2.464 million contract with Detroit (DET)
  • May 02, 2015 Drafted by Detroit (DET): Round 5 (#168 overall)
Year Team GP
2023 DEN 16
2022 KC 17
2021 KC 16
2020 NO 15
2019 WAS 10
2018 CHI 8
2017 CHI 16
2016 DET 15
2015 DET 16
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