Le'Veon Bell
Running Back
Drafted: Round 2 (#48 overall), 2013
Experience: 6 Years
College: Michigan State
Contract: 4 yr(s)
$52,500,000
Signing Bonus $8,000,000 AAV$13,125,000 G'teed:$27,000,000 Free Agent:2023 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap
2019 Contract details by year 27 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $4,468,750 - $500,000 $8,968,750 $25,000,000
2020 Contract details by year 28 $8,500,000 $2,000,000 $4,968,750 - - $15,468,750 $17,000,000
2021 Contract details by year 29 $8,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,500,000 - - $13,500,000 $4,000,000
2022 Contract details by year 30 $9,500,000 $2,000,000 $3,500,000 - - $15,000,000 $2,000,000
2023 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
Contract Notes:
  • $27M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2019 salary +2020 salary + 2019 roster bonus + 2020 roster bonus)
  • 2019 Roster Bonus: $4M (guaranteed, $3M paid 4/30/2019, $1M paid 10/15/2019)
  • 2020 Roster Bonus: $4.5M (guaranteed, $2M due 3/31/20, $2.5M due 10/15/20)
  • 2021 Reporting Bonus: $3M (training camp)
  • 2022 Reporting Bonus: $3M (training camp)
  • Annual Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250, ($500,000, 15 LTBE in 2019)
  • 1800 Yards from Scrimmage: $500,000
    2,000 Yards from Scrimmage: $500,000
    + Playoffs: extra $500,000
  • $550,000 Annual Escalator
    2,000 yards from scrimmage, AP Offensive POY, AP MVP
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 $1,336,305 - $1,741,305
2014 Player Cash Earnings $495,000 - $97,300 $592,300
2015 Player Cash Earnings $687,882 - - $731,442
2016 Player Cash Earnings $853,147 - - $853,147
2017 Player Cash Earnings $12,120,000 - - $12,120,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $8,000,000 $4,968,750 $14,968,750
6 seasons $16,561,029 $9,336,305 $5,109,610 $31,006,944

Cap Hit

#2
Running Back
#2
New York Jets
#52
NFL

AAV

#2
Running Back
#90
NFL

Cash

#2
Running Back
#44
NFL
  • Mar 13 2019

    Signed a 4 year $52.5 million contract with New York (NYJ)

  • Mar 6 2018

    Offered a 1 year $14.544 million franchise tag by Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Oct 20 2017

    Fined $12,154 Excessive Celebration (punching the goalpost) against Kansas City (KC)

  • Feb 27 2017

    Offered a 1 year $12.12M exclusive franchise tag by Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Dec 2 2016

    Fined $12,154 Excessive Celebration against Indianapolis (IND)

  • Sep 2 2016

    Suspended 2 games for violating the league's substance abuse policy, forfeiting $154,247 in 2016 salary/bonus with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Jun 3 2013

    Signed a 4 year $4.12 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Apr 26 2013

    Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 2 (#48 overall)

  • Apr 26 2013

    Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 2 (#48 overall)