Sione Takitaki

New England Patriots, Linebacker
Age: 29-13d (Jun 08, 1995)
Exp: 6 Years
Country: US
College: Brigham Young
Drafted: Round 4 (#80 overall), 2019
Agent(s): Kenny Zuckerman (Priority Sports & Entertainment)
2024 Cap Hit

$3,325,000

2024 Cash

$4,385,000

Career Earnings

$6,814,554

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Sione Takitaki signed a 2 year , $6,645,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including $2,000,000 signing bonus, $2,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,322,500. In 2024, Takitaki will earn a base salary of $1,125,000, a signing bonus of $2,000,000, a workout bonus of $150,000 and a incentive bonus of $600,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,325,000 and a dead cap value of $2,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $6,645,000
Average Salary:
$3,322,500
Signing Bonus:
$2,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$2,000,000
Total GTD:
$2,000,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 29 $3,325,000 1.30% $4,385,000 $4,385,000 $2,000,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $4,385,000; $1,000,000 DEAD CAP
2025 30 $3,860,000 1.41% $2,860,000 $7,245,000 $1,000,000
2026 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Incentives Likely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 29 $1,125,000 $1,000,000 $450,000 $150,000 $600,000 $3,325,000 1.30% $2,000,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $4,385,000; $1,000,000 DEAD CAP
2025 30 $2,200,000 $1,000,000 $510,000 $150,000 - $3,860,000 1.41% $1,000,000
2026 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 29 $1,125,000 $2,000,000 $150,000 $4,385,000 $4,385,000 $4,385,000 $3,622,500
2025 30 $2,200,000 - $150,000 $2,860,000 $7,245,000 $3,622,500 $2,860,000
Contract Notes
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $30,000 ($510,000)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Sione Takitaki signed a 1 year , $2,430,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including $1,080,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,430,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,430,000
Average Salary:
$2,430,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$1,080,000
Total GTD:
$1,080,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2019-2022 Rookie

Sione Takitaki signed a 4 year , $3,735,876 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including $960,876 signing bonus, $960,876 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $933,969.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,735,876
Average Salary:
$933,969
Signing Bonus:
$960,876
GTD at Sign:
$960,876
Total GTD:
$960,876
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$6,814,554

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 24
Active
$1,560,890
$1,560,890
2020 25
Active
$1,008,664
$2,569,554
2021 26
Injured
$850,000
$3,419,554
2022 27
Injured
$965,000
$4,384,554
2023 28
Active
$2,430,000
$6,814,554
Total      
$6,814,554
$6,814,554
2024 29
Active
$4,385,000
2025 30
Active
$2,860,000
Total
$14,059,554
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
24
$495,000
$960,876
$105,014
$1,560,890
$1,560,890
2020
25
$675,000
$333,664
$1,008,664
$2,569,554
2021
26
$850,000
$850,000
$3,419,554
2022
27
$965,000
$965,000
$4,384,554
2023
28
$2,430,000
$2,430,000
$6,814,554
Total
$5,415,000
$960,876
$438,678
$6,814,554
$6,814,554
2024
29
$1,125,000
$2,000,000
$150,000
$600,000
$4,385,000
2025
30
$2,200,000
$150,000
$2,860,000
Total
$8,740,000
$2,960,876
$300,000
$1,038,678
$14,059,554

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $5,415,000 $960,876 - - - $438,678 $6,814,554

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 CLE 12 - 12 COVID-19
2021 CLE 18 - 18 Shoulder
2022 CLE 14 - 18 Knee (ACL)
  • Mar 11, 2024 Signed a 2 year $6.645 million contract with New England (NE)
  • Mar 14, 2023 Signed a 1 year $2.43 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • May 24, 2019 Signed a 4 year $3.73 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Apr 26, 2019 Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 4 (#80 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 CLE 15 6 567 56.90 2 63 44 19 1
2022 CLE 12 8 497 65.10 1 69 34 35 1
2021 CLE 15 8 285 26.80 44 21 23 1
2020 CLE 15 12 434 40.30 1 67 41 26 1
2019 CLE 15 1 107 9.80 21 14 7
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