Christian Wilkins

Las Vegas Raiders, Defensive Tackle
Age: 28-192d (Dec 20, 1995)
Exp: 6 Years
Country: US
College: Clemson
Drafted: Round 1 (#13 overall), 2019
Agent(s): David Mulugheta (Athletes First)
2024 Cap Hit

$10,300,000

2024 Cash

$29,500,000

Career Earnings

$26,340,010

2024-2027 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Christian Wilkins signed a 4 year , $110,000,000 contract with the Las Vegas Raiders, including $24,000,000 signing bonus, $82,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $27,500,000. In 2024, Wilkins will earn a base salary of $5,000,000, a signing bonus of $24,000,000 and a workout bonus of $92,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,300,000 and a dead cap value of $57,500,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $110,000,000
Average Salary:
$27,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$24,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$57,500,000
Total GTD:
$82,750,000
Free Agent:
2028 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 29 $10,300,000 4.03% $29,500,000 $29,500,000 $57,500,000
2025 30 $33,800,000 12.37% $29,000,000 $58,500,000 $47,700,000
2026 31 $30,550,000 10.45% $25,750,000 $84,250,000 $14,400,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2027, 3 YR, $84,250,000; $9,600,000 DEAD CAP
2027 32 $30,550,000 9.76% $25,750,000 $110,000,000 $9,600,000
2028 33
Void
UFA
$4,800,000 1.43% - - $4,800,000
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 29 $5,000,000 $4,800,000 - $408,000 $92,000 $10,300,000 4.03% $57,500,000
2025 30 $8,000,000 $4,800,000 $20,500,000 $408,000 $92,000 $33,800,000 12.37% $47,700,000
2026 31 $25,250,000 $4,800,000 - $408,000 $92,000 $30,550,000 10.45% $14,400,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2027, 3 YR, $84,250,000; $9,600,000 DEAD CAP
2027 32 $25,250,000 $4,800,000 - $408,000 $92,000 $30,550,000 9.76% $9,600,000
2028 33
Void
UFA
- $4,800,000 - - - $4,800,000 1.43% $4,800,000
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 29 $5,000,000 $24,000,000 - $92,000 $29,500,000 $29,500,000 $29,500,000 $27,500,000
2025 30 $8,000,000 - $20,500,000 $92,000 $29,000,000 $58,500,000 $29,250,000 $26,833,333
2026 31 $25,250,000 - - $92,000 $25,750,000 $84,250,000 $28,083,333 $25,750,000
2027 32 $25,250,000 - - $92,000 $25,750,000 $110,000,000 $27,500,000 $25,750,000
2028 33
Void
- - - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $57.5M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2024 salary + 2025 salary + 2025 roster bonus)
  • 2026 salary fully guarantees the 2nd league day of 2025 (injury guaranteed at signing)
  • 2025 Roster Bonus: $20.5M (guaranteed, due the 5th league day of 2025)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $24,000 ($408,000)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2019-2023 Rookie

Christian Wilkins signed a 4 year , $15,439,100 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including $9,248,436 signing bonus, $15,439,100 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,859,775.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $15,439,100
Average Salary:
$3,859,775
Signing Bonus:
$9,248,436
GTD at Sign:
$15,439,100
Total GTD:
$15,439,100
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$26,340,010

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 24
Active
$9,743,436
$9,743,436
2020 25
Active
$1,344,687
$11,088,123
2021 26
Active
$1,898,555
$12,986,678
2022 27
Active
$2,600,332
$15,587,010
2023 28
Active / Club Exercised
$10,753,000
$26,340,010
Total      
$26,340,010
$26,340,010
2024 29
Active
$29,500,000
2025 30
Active
$29,000,000
2026 31
Active
$25,750,000
2027 32
Active
$25,750,000
Total
$136,340,010
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
24
$495,000
$9,248,436
$9,743,436
$9,743,436
2020
25
$1,196,777
$147,910
$1,344,687
$11,088,123
2021
26
$1,898,555
$1,898,555
$12,986,678
2022
27
$2,600,332
$2,600,332
$15,587,010
2023
28
$10,753,000
$10,753,000
$26,340,010
Total
$16,943,664
$9,248,436
$147,910
$26,340,010
$26,340,010
2024
29
$5,000,000
$24,000,000
$92,000
$29,500,000
2025
30
$8,000,000
$20,500,000
$92,000
$29,000,000
2026
31
$25,250,000
$92,000
$25,750,000
2027
32
$25,250,000
$92,000
$25,750,000
Total
$80,443,664
$33,248,436
$20,500,000
$368,000
$147,910
$136,340,010

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $16,943,664 $9,248,436 - - - $147,910 $26,340,010

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 MIA 9 - 11 COVID-19
  • Mar 11, 2024 Signed a 4 year $110 million contract with Las Vegas (LV)
  • Oct 01, 2022 Fined $13,261 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Buffalo (BUF)
  • Apr 28, 2022 Miami (MIA) exercised a $10.753 million option for 2023
  • Dec 11, 2020 Fined $12,500 Role in a brawl against Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Oct 25, 2019 Fined $10,527 Throwing a punch against Buffalo (BUF)
  • May 09, 2019 Signed a 4 year $15.4 million contract with Miami (MIA)
  • Apr 25, 2019 Drafted by Miami (MIA): Round 1 (#13 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 25, 2019 Throwing a punch against Buffalo (BUF) $10,527
Dec 11, 2020 Role in a brawl against Cincinnati (CIN) $12,500
Oct 01, 2022 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Buffalo (BUF) $13,261
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 MIA 17 16 823 80.10 9 63 36 27 1
2022 MIA 17 17 955 83.50 4 98 59 39 2
2021 MIA 17 17 734 65.90 5 89 49 40 1
2020 MIA 14 12 637 62.10 2 47 28 19 1
2019 MIA 16 14 741 66.10 2 55 29 26

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 4 years, $88,314,684
  • Avg. Salary: $22,078,671
  • NFL Rank: 55
  • DT Rank: 9

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2028
  • Avg. Salary: $27,500,000
  • NFL Rank: 31
  • DT Rank: 3

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Kenny Clark 4 $70,000,000 $17,500,000 24
Jonathan Allen 4 $72,000,000 $18,000,000 25
Dexter Lawrence 4 $87,500,000 $21,875,000 25
Daron Payne 4 $90,000,000 $22,500,000 25
Averages 4 $79,875,000 $19,968,750 24.8

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Wilkins's current age (28), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
1 $20,791,667 $20,791,667

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Wilkins statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Tackles/Gm, Sacks/Gm, Stops/Gm, QB Hurries/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Tackles/Gm Sacks/Gm Stops/Gm QB Hurries/Gm Rating
Kenny Clark
2018-2019
90.62 2.31 0.41 2.55 3.03 85.05
Jonathan Allen
2019-2020
96.88 2.68 0.26 2.19 1.84 70.40
Dexter Lawrence
2021-2022
94.12 1.94 0.31 2.19 1.97 80.35
Daron Payne
2021-2022
100.00 2.03 0.47 2.47 1.76 61.30
Average 95.41 2.24 0.36 2.35 2.15 74.28
Christian Wilkins
2022-2023
103.03 2.79 0.37 2.59 1.59 80.00
Pct Change 7.99 24.55 2.78 10.21 -26.05 7.70
Median Prime % Change 7.85%
Average Prime % Change 4.53%

Calculated Market Value: Christian Wilkins

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, $88,314,684 $22,078,671
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