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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
  • Current Contract

    K.J. Wright signed a 2 year, $14,000,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including a $5,000,000 signing bonus, $6,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,000,000. In 2019, Wright will earn a base salary of $1,500,000, a signing bonus of $5,000,000 and a roster bonus of $984,375, while carrying a cap hit of $4,984,375 and a dead cap value of $6,500,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $14,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Total Guarantees $6,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $1,500,000 $2,500,000 $984,375 $4,984,375 $6,500,000 $7,484,375($7,484,375)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $6,500,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-1,515,625 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $5,750,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-765,625 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2019 Cap Savings: $984,375 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $3,250,000 2020 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,734,375

    Potential Out: 2020, 1 yr, $7,484,375; $2,500,000 dead cap

    2020 Contract details by year 31 $3,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $8,500,000 $2,500,000 $6,000,000($13,484,375)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $6,000,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $6.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2019 roster bonus + $750,000 of 2019 salary))
    • 2019 Roster Bonus: $750,000 (guaranteed)
    • Per Game 46-Man Active Bonus: $46,875 ($750,000, 5 LTBE)
    • Per Game 53-Man Active Bonus: $46,875 ($750,000)
    • 2020 Roster Bonus: $1M (5th league day of 2020)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2018

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $27,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $6,750,000
    Guaranteed $15,431,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2014 25 $1,431,000 $1,121,500 - $2,552,500 $10,302,500 $6,431,000($6,431,000)
    2015 26 $3,750,000 $1,000,000 - $4,750,000 $7,750,000 $3,784,594($10,215,594)
    2016 27 $5,250,000 $1,000,000 - $6,250,000 $8,250,000 $5,250,000($15,465,594)
    2017 28 $5,800,000 $1,000,000 - $6,800,000 $7,800,000 $5,800,000($21,265,594)
    2018 29 $7,200,000 $1,000,000 - $8,200,000 $8,200,000 $7,200,000($28,465,594)
    2019 Free agent year 30 UFA  
    • $10.18M initially guaranteed (signing bonus + 2014-2015 salaries)
    • 2016 salary fully guarantees on 2/13/16
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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
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $5,000,000 $984,375 - - - - $7,484,375
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - $2,500,000 - - - - $6,000,000
    $29,826,000 $10,486,000 $3,484,375 - - - $34,594 $43,830,969
    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

  • 2019 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 5 5 5 223 0.368 23 15 8
    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
    Totals 112 112 108 5,724 - 12 724 461 256 10 2