Kaiir Elam

Buffalo Bills, Cornerback
Age: 23-78d (May 05, 2001)
Exp: 3 Years
Country: US
College: Florida
Drafted: Round 1 (#23 overall), 2022
Agent(s): The Elam Model
2024 Cap Hit

$3,733,857

2024 Cash

$1,949,619

Career Earnings

$9,169,262

2022-2026 Rookie (CURRENT)

Kaiir Elam signed a 4 year , $13,690,809 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $7,136,952 signing bonus, $13,690,809 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,422,702. In 2024, Elam will earn a base salary of $1,949,619, while carrying a cap hit of $3,733,857 and a dead cap value of $8,090,024.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $13,690,809
Average Salary:
$3,422,702
Signing Bonus:
$7,136,952
GTD at Sign:
$13,690,809
Total GTD:
$13,690,809
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2022 21 $2,489,238 1.20% $7,841,952 $7,841,952 $13,690,810
2023 22 $3,111,548 1.38% $1,327,310 $9,169,262 $11,201,572
2024 23 $3,733,857 1.46% $1,949,619 $11,118,881 $8,090,024
2025 24 $4,356,167 1.59% $2,571,929 $13,690,810 $4,356,167
2026 25
Club
- - - - -
2027 26
UFA
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2022 21 $705,000 $1,784,238 $2,489,238 1.20% $13,690,810
2023 22 $1,327,310 $1,784,238 $3,111,548 1.38% $11,201,572
2024 23 $1,949,619 $1,784,238 $3,733,857 1.46% $8,090,024
2025 24 $2,571,929 $1,784,238 $4,356,167 1.59% $4,356,167
2026 25
Club
- - - - -
2027 26
UFA
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 21 $705,000 $7,136,952 $7,841,952 $7,841,952 $7,841,952 $2,738,162
2023 22 $1,327,310 - $1,327,310 $9,169,262 $4,584,631 $1,462,215
2024 23 $1,949,619 - $1,949,619 $11,118,881 $3,706,294 $1,507,183
2025 24 $2,571,929 - $2,571,929 $13,690,810 $3,422,703 $1,285,965
2026 25
Club
- - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • Fully Guaranteed
  • 5th year option available
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$9,169,262

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2022 21
Active
$7,841,952
$7,841,952
2023 22
Active
$1,327,310
$9,169,262
Total      
$9,169,262
$9,169,262
2024 23
Active
$1,949,619
2025 24
Active
$2,571,929
Total
$13,690,810
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2022
21
$705,000
$7,136,952
$7,841,952
$7,841,952
2023
22
$1,327,310
$1,327,310
$9,169,262
Total
$2,032,310
$7,136,952
$9,169,262
$9,169,262
2024
23
$1,949,619
$1,949,619
2025
24
$2,571,929
$2,571,929
Total
$6,553,858
$7,136,952
$13,690,810

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $2,032,310 $7,136,952 - - - - $9,169,262

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2023 BUF 9 - 16 Ankle
  • May 13, 2022 Signed a 4 year $13.69 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Apr 28, 2022 Drafted by Buffalo (BUF): Round 1 (#23 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 BUF 3 2 157 28.10 14 10 4
2022 BUF 13 6 477 45.60 39 28 11 2
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