Yannick Ngakoue

Chicago Bears, Defensive End
Age: 29-89d (Mar 31, 1995)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Maryland
Drafted: Round 3 (#69 overall), 2016
Agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)
2024 Cash

$0

Career Earnings

$53,203,669

2023-2023 Free Agent

Yannick Ngakoue signed a 1 year , $10,500,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including $4,500,000 signing bonus, $10,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $10,500,000
Average Salary:
$10,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$10,000,000
Total GTD:
$10,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2023 28 $10,440,000 4.64% $10,500,000 $10,500,000 $9,990,000
2024 29
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2023 28 $5,490,000 $4,500,000 $450,000 $10,440,000 4.64% $9,990,000
2024 29
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 28 $5,490,000 $4,500,000 $10,500,000 $10,500,000 $10,500,000 $10,500,000
Contract Notes
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $30,000 ($510,000, 15 LTBE)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2022 Free Agent

Yannick Ngakoue signed a 2 year , $26,000,000 contract with the Las Vegas Raiders, including $26,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $26,000,000
Average Salary:
$13,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$21,000,000
Total GTD:
$26,000,000
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2020-2020 Franchise Tag

Yannick Ngakoue signed a 1 year , $12,000,000 contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars, including $4,000,000 signing bonus, $12,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $12,000,000
Average Salary:
$12,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$12,000,000
Total GTD:
$12,000,000
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2016-2019 Rookie

Yannick Ngakoue signed a 4 year , $3,480,587 contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars, including $856,176 signing bonus, $856,176 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $870,147.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,480,587
Average Salary:
$870,147
Signing Bonus:
$856,176
GTD at Sign:
$856,176
Total GTD:
$856,176
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$53,203,669

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

6 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 21
Active
$1,306,176
$1,306,176
2017 22
Active
$605,041
$1,911,217
2018 23
Active
$735,101
$2,646,318
2019 24
Active
$2,025,000
$4,671,318
2020 25
Retained
Active
$6,839,957
$5,192,394
$11,511,275
$16,703,669
2021 26
Active
$13,000,000
$29,703,669
2022 27
Injured
$13,000,000
$42,703,669
2023 28
Injured
$10,500,000
$53,203,669
Total      
$53,203,669
$53,203,669
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
21
$450,000
$856,176
$1,306,176
$1,306,176
2017
22
$605,041
$605,041
$1,911,217
2018
23
$735,101
$735,101
$2,646,318
2019
24
$2,025,000
$2,025,000
$4,671,318
2020
25
$2,823,529
$5,176,470
$4,000,000
$16,428
$15,924
$6,839,957
$5,192,394
$11,511,275
$16,703,669
2021
26
$1,000,000
$10,000,000
$2,000,000
$13,000,000
$29,703,669
2022
27
$5,000,000
$8,000,000
$13,000,000
$42,703,669
2023
28
$5,490,000
$4,500,000
$10,500,000
$53,203,669
Total
$23,305,141
$9,356,176
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$32,352
$53,203,669
$53,203,669

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $3,815,142 $856,176 - - - - $4,671,318
1 $2,823,529 $4,000,000 - - - $16,428 $6,839,957
1 $5,176,470 - - - - $15,924 $5,192,394
1 $1,000,000 - $2,000,000 $10,000,000 - - $13,000,000
1 $5,000,000 - $8,000,000 - - - $13,000,000
1 $5,490,000 $4,500,000 - - - - $10,500,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2022 IND 17 - 18 Throat
2023 CHI 15 - 18 Ankle
  • Aug 04, 2023 Signed a 1 year $10.5 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
  • Mar 16, 2022 Traded to Indianapolis (IND) from Las Vegas (LV) for Rock Ya-Sin
  • Sep 03, 2021 Converted $12M of 2021 salary into bonus, clearing $8M of cap space with Las Vegas (LV)
  • Mar 15, 2021 Signed a 2 year $26 million contract with Las Vegas (LV)
  • Oct 22, 2020 Traded to Baltimore (BAL) from Minnesota (MIN) for 2021 3rd round pick (#90 Patrick Jones) and 2022 5th round pick [conditional] (#156 conditional)
  • Aug 30, 2020 Signed a 1 year $12 million restructured contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Aug 30, 2020 Traded to Minnesota (MIN) from Jacksonville (JAX) for 2021 2nd round pick (#45 Walker Little) and 2022 5th round pick [conditional (4th round pick if he's a Pro Bowler; 3rd round pick if Pro Bowl + Super Bowl winner)] (#157 conditional (4th round pick if he's a Pro Bowler; 3rd round pick if Pro Bowl + Super Bowl winner))
  • Mar 13, 2020 Offered a 1 year $17.788 million franchise tag by Jacksonville (JAC)
  • Nov 29, 2019 Fined $10,527 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Taylor Lewan (TEN)
  • Nov 29, 2019 Fined $14,037 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Tennessee (TEN)
  • Nov 23, 2018 Fined $10,026 Unnecessary Roughness against Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Sep 14, 2018 Fined $10,026 Excessive Facemask against Saquon Barkley (NYG)
  • Aug 24, 2018 Fined $13,369 Excessive Celebration
  • Dec 29, 2017 Fined $30,387 Making contact with an official against Cleveland (CLE)
  • Sep 15, 2017 Fined $24,309 Roughing the Passer against Deshaun Watson (HOU)
  • Jun 22, 2016 Signed a 4 year $3.48 million contract with Jacksonville (JAC)
  • Apr 29, 2016 Drafted by Jacksonville (JAC): Round 3 (#69 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Sep 15, 2017 Roughing the Passer against Deshaun Watson (HOU) $24,309
Dec 29, 2017 Making contact with an official against Cleveland (CLE) $30,387
Aug 24, 2018 Excessive Celebration $13,369
Sep 14, 2018 Excessive Facemask against Saquon Barkley (NYG) $10,026
Nov 23, 2018 Unnecessary Roughness against Pittsburgh (PIT) $10,026
Nov 29, 2019 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Taylor Lewan (TEN) $10,527
Nov 29, 2019 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Tennessee (TEN) $14,037
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 CHI 13 13 592 72.00 4 22 13 9
2022 IND 15 15 732 72.50 10 29 18 11 1
2021 LV 17 17 834 72.00 10 27 17 10 2
2020 BAL 15 8 657 61.30 8 23 23 4
2019 JAX 15 15 803 80.10 8 41 36 5 4 1
2018 JAX 16 16 767 75.00 10 28 25 3
2017 JAX 16 16 772 74.40 12 30 24 6 7
2016 JAX 16 15 706 65.60 8 23 20 3 4 1
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