A.J. Klein
Outside Linebacker
Drafted: Round 5 (#148 overall), 2013
Experience: 6 Years
College: Iowa State
Contract: 4 yr(s)
$24,000,000
Signing Bonus $4,000,000 AAV$6,000,000 G'teed:$9,400,000 Free Agent:2020 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2017 Contract details by year 25 $1,700,000 $1,000,000 - $100,000 $2,800,000 $9,500,000
2018 Contract details by year 26 $4,100,000 $1,000,000 - $100,000 $5,200,000 $7,200,000
2019 Contract details by year 27 $4,100,000 $1,000,000 $475,000 $100,000 $5,675,000 $2,500,000
2020 Contract details by year 28 $9,000,000 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Contract Notes:
  • $9.4M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2017 salary + $3.7M of 2018 salary)
  • 2019 Roster Bonus: $400,000 (due 3/17/2019)
  • 2019 Per Game Active Bonus: $25,000 ($400,000)
  • 2017-19 Workout Bonus: $100,000
  • 2020 voids on 3/18/2020 ($1M dead cap)
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 $191,300 - $596,300
2014 Player Cash Earnings $495,000 - - $495,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $585,000 - - $721,260
2016 Player Cash Earnings $675,000 - - $675,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,700,000 $4,000,000 - $5,800,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $4,100,000 - - $4,200,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $4,100,000 - $575,000 $4,675,000
7 seasons $12,060,000 $4,191,300 $911,260 $17,162,560

Cap Hit

#30
Inside Linebacker
#28
New Orleans Saints
#698
NFL

AAV

#8
Inside Linebacker
#269
NFL

Cash

#8
Inside Linebacker
#140
NFL
  • Mar 9 2017

    Signed a 4 year $24 million contract with New Orleans (NO)

  • May 23 2013

    Signed a 4 year $2.351 million contract with Carolina (CAR)

  • Apr 27 2013

    Drafted by Carolina (CAR): Round 5 (#148 overall)