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Kevin Byard

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Free Safety Age: 26 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#64 overall), 2016 College: Middle Tennessee State Agent(s): David Mulugheta (Athletes First)

Titans – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Kevin Byard signed a 5 year, $70,500,000 contract with the Tennessee Titans, including a $9,000,000 signing bonus, $31,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,100,000. In 2020, Byard will earn a base salary of $8,600,000 and a roster bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,900,000 and a dead cap value of $21,400,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $70,500,000
    Signing Bonus $9,000,000
    Average Salary $14,100,000
    Total Guarantees $31,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $19,625,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 26 $2,025,000 $2,024,265 - $4,049,265 $19,849,265 $11,025,000($11,025,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $19,849,265 2019 Cap Savings: $-15,800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $9,224,265 2019 Cap Savings: $-5,175,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $12,649,265 2020 Dead Cap: $7,200,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-8,600,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,024,265 2020 Dead Cap: $7,200,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,025,000
    2020 Contract details by year 27 $8,600,000 $1,800,000 $500,000 $10,900,000 $21,400,000 $9,100,000($20,125,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $21,400,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-10,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $7,200,000 2020 Cap Savings: $3,700,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $16,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $5,400,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-5,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2021 Dead Cap: $5,400,000 2020 Cap Savings: $9,100,000

    Potential Out: 2021, 2 yr, $20,125,000; $11,000,000 dead cap

    2021 Contract details by year 28 $11,200,000 $1,800,000 $500,000 $13,500,000 $11,000,000 $11,700,000($31,825,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $11,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $2,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,400,000 2021 Cap Savings: $8,100,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $7,400,000 2022 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $6,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2022 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $11,700,000
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $12,000,000 $1,800,000 $500,000 $14,300,000 $3,600,000 $12,500,000($44,325,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2022 Cap Savings: $10,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2022 Cap Savings: $10,700,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2023 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2022 Cap Savings: $12,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2023 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2022 Cap Savings: $12,500,000
    2023 Contract details by year 30 $13,600,000 $1,800,000 $500,000 $15,900,000 $1,800,000 $14,100,000($58,425,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2023 Cap Savings: $14,100,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2023 Cap Savings: $14,100,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $14,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $14,100,000
    2024 Contract details by year 31 $13,600,000 - $500,000 $14,100,000 - $14,100,000($72,525,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $14,100,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $14,100,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $14,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $14,100,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $19.625M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2019 salary + 2020 salary)
    • $5.6M of 2021  salary fully guarantees
    • 2021 salary fully guarantees in March 2021
    • 2020-2024 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2016-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,634,287
    Signing Bonus $897,060
    Average Salary $908,572
    Total Guarantees $897,060
    Guaranteed at Signing $897,060
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $897,060 - - - - - $1,347,060
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $618,566 - - - - - $433,655 $1,052,221
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $784,566 - - - - - - $784,566
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,025,000 $9,000,000 - - - - - $11,025,000
    4 seasons $3,878,132 $9,897,060 - - - - $433,655 $14,208,847
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $8,600,000 - $500,000 - - - - $9,100,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $11,200,000 - $500,000 - - - - $11,700,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - $500,000 - - - - $12,500,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $13,600,000 - $500,000 - - - - $14,100,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $13,600,000 - $500,000 - - - - $14,100,000
    $62,878,132 $9,897,060 $2,500,000 - - - $433,655 $75,708,847
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,878,132 $9,897,060 - - - - - $14,208,847
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/09/2018, $10,026

      Taunting against Dallas (DAL)


    • TOTAL: $10,026

  • Transactions

    Jul 24 2019Signed a 5 year $70.5 million contract extension with Tennessee (TEN)
    Nov 9 2018Fined $10,026 Taunting against Dallas (DAL)
    Jul 18 2016Signed a 4 year $3.63 million contract with Tennessee (TEN)
    Apr 29 2016Drafted by Tennessee (TEN): Round 3 (#64 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Kevin Byard 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
    2019 TEN 16 16 16 1114 0.996 84 60 24 5
    2018 TEN 16 16 16 1043 0.997 2 90 62 28 4
    2017 TEN 16 16 16 1087 0.997 87 62 25 8
    2016 TEN 16 16 7 655 0.612 1 59 43 12
    Totals 64 64 55 3,899 - 3 320 227 89 0 17