Terrel Bernard

Buffalo Bills, Inside Linebacker
Age: 25-77d (May 07, 1999)
Exp: 3 Years
Country: US
College: Baylor
Drafted: Round 3 (#89 overall), 2022
Agent(s): Ronald Slavin (SportStars)
2024 Cap Hit

$1,399,872

2024 Cash

$1,171,624

Career Earnings

$2,556,304

2022-2025 Rookie (CURRENT)

Terrel Bernard signed a 4 year , $5,042,992 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $912,992 signing bonus, $912,992 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,260,748. In 2024, Bernard will earn a base salary of $1,141,624 and a workout bonus of $30,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,399,872 and a dead cap value of $456,496.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $5,042,992
Average Salary:
$1,260,748
Signing Bonus:
$912,992
GTD at Sign:
$912,992
Total GTD:
$912,992
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2022 23 $933,248 0.45% $1,617,992 $1,617,992 $912,992
2023 24 $1,166,560 0.52% $938,312 $2,556,304 $714,744
2024 25 $1,399,872 0.55% $1,171,624 $3,727,928 $456,496
2025 26 $1,633,184 0.60% $1,404,936 $5,132,864 $228,248
2026 27
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2022 23 $705,000 $228,248 - $933,248 0.45% $912,992
2023 24 $908,312 $228,248 $30,000 $1,166,560 0.52% $714,744
2024 25 $1,141,624 $228,248 $30,000 $1,399,872 0.55% $456,496
2025 26 $1,374,936 $228,248 $30,000 $1,633,184 0.60% $228,248
2026 27
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 23 $705,000 $912,992 - $1,617,992 $1,617,992 $1,617,992 $1,283,216
2023 24 $908,312 - $30,000 $938,312 $2,556,304 $1,278,152 $1,171,624
2024 25 $1,141,624 - $30,000 $1,171,624 $3,727,928 $1,242,643 $1,288,280
2025 26 $1,374,936 - $30,000 $1,404,936 $5,132,864 $1,283,216 $1,404,936
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$2,556,304

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2022 23
Active
$1,617,992
$1,617,992
2023 24
Active
$938,312
$2,556,304
Total      
$2,556,304
$2,556,304
2024 25
Active
$1,171,624
2025 26
Active
$1,404,936
Total
$5,132,864
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2022
23
$705,000
$912,992
$1,617,992
$1,617,992
2023
24
$908,312
$30,000
$938,312
$2,556,304
Total
$1,613,312
$912,992
$30,000
$2,556,304
$2,556,304
2024
25
$1,141,624
$30,000
$1,171,624
2025
26
$1,374,936
$30,000
$1,404,936
Total
$4,129,872
$912,992
$90,000
$5,132,864

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $1,613,312 $912,992 - - $30,000 - $2,556,304
  • May 12, 2022 Signed a 4 year $5.042 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Apr 29, 2022 Drafted by Buffalo (BUF): Round 3 (#89 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 BUF 17 16 947 92.80 7 143 84 59 3
2022 BUF 16 1 110 10.50 16 7 9
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