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Embed This K.J. Wright

Outside Linebacker Age: 29 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#99 overall), 2011 College: Mississippi State Agent(s): CAA Sports
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  • Current Contract

    K.J. Wright signed a 4 year, $27,000,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including a $5,000,000 signing bonus, $15,431,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,750,000. In 2018, Wright will earn a base salary of $7,200,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,200,000 and a dead cap value of $8,200,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $27,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $6,750,000
    Total Guarantees $15,431,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,181,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2014 Contract details by year 25 $1,431,000 $1,121,500 $2,552,500 $10,302,500 $6,431,000($6,431,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $10,302,500 2014 Cap Savings: $-7,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $5,121,500 2014 Cap Savings: $-2,569,000 Post-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $6,302,500 2015 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2014 Cap Savings: $-3,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $1,121,500 2015 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2014 Cap Savings: $1,431,000
    2015 Contract details by year 26 $3,750,000 $1,000,000 $4,750,000 $7,750,000 $3,784,594($10,215,594)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $7,750,000 2015 Cap Savings: $-3,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2015 Cap Savings: $750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $4,750,000 2016 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2016 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2015 Cap Savings: $3,750,000
    2016 Contract details by year 27 $5,250,000 $1,000,000 $6,250,000 $8,250,000 $5,250,000($15,465,594)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $8,250,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-2,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2016 Cap Savings: $3,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $6,250,000 2017 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2017 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2016 Cap Savings: $5,250,000
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $5,800,000 $1,000,000 $6,800,000 $7,800,000 $5,800,000($21,265,594)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $7,800,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-1,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $4,800,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $6,800,000 2018 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2018 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $5,800,000
    2018 Contract details by year 29 $7,200,000 $1,000,000 $8,200,000 $8,200,000 $7,200,000($28,465,594)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $8,200,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $7,200,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $8,200,000 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $7,200,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
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    Contract Notes:
    • $10.18M initially guaranteed (signing bonus + 2014-2015 salaries)
    • 2016 salary fully guarantees on 2/13/16
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2014Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,526,000
    Signing Bonus $486,000
    Average Salary $631,500
    Guaranteed $486,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2011 22 $375,000 $121,500 - $496,500 - $861,000($28,465,594)
    2012 23 $465,000 $121,500 - $586,500 - $465,000($28,465,594)
    2013 24 $555,000 $121,500 - $676,500 $243,000 $555,000($28,465,594)
    2014 25 $1,431,000 $1,121,500 - $2,552,500 $5,121,500 $1,431,000($28,465,594)
    Free agent year 26 UFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $486,000 - - - - - $861,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 - - - - - - $465,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - - - - - $555,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,431,000 $5,000,000 - - - - - $6,431,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - - - - - $34,594 $3,784,594
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 - - - - - - $5,250,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $5,800,000 - - - - - - $5,800,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $7,200,000 - - - - - - $7,200,000
    8 seasons $24,826,000 $5,486,000 - - - - $34,594 $30,346,594
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/27/2017, $9,115

      Facemask against Orleans Darkwa (NYG)


    • Player contract details by year 12/16/2016, $48,620

      Helmet to helmet hit against Richard Rodgers (GB)


    • Player contract details by year 11/20/2015, $23,152

      Hit on a defenseless receiver (Larry Fitzgerald, ARI)


    • Player contract details by year 09/25/2015, $10,000

      Fighting with Richard Rodgers (GB)


    • TOTAL: $90,887

  • 2018 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how K.J. Wright ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2018 SEA 3 3 3 133 0.760 14 11 3
    2017 SEA 15 15 15 958 0.870 109 72 37 1
    2016 SEA 16 16 16 1051 0.974 4 126 72 54 1
    2015 SEA 16 16 16 969 0.971 1 116 71 45 4
    2014 SEA 16 16 16 919 0.946 2 107 73 33 3
    2013 SEA 13 13 13 739 0.717 1.5 80 46 34
    2012 SEA 15 15 15 865 0.874 1 98 66 30 1 1
    2011 SEA 16 16 12 2 65 46 15 1