Christian Kirksey
Inside Linebacker
Drafted: Round 3 (#71 overall), 2014
Experience: 7 Years
College: Iowa
Contract: 1 yr(s)
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus $500,000 AAV$3,000,000 G'teed:$500,000 Free Agent:2022 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2021 Contract details by year 28 $1,500,000 $500,000 $647,059 - $2,647,058 -
Contract Notes:
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $58,823 ($1M, 11 LTBE)
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 $662,500 - $1,082,500
2015 Player Cash Earnings $542,000 - - $542,000
2016 Player Cash Earnings $650,000 - - $734,154
2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,797,000 $6,000,000 - $9,797,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,003,253
2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 $4,000,000 $425,975 $6,175,975
7 seasons $19,159,000 $10,662,500 $513,382 $30,334,882

Cap Hit

#32
Inside Linebacker
#22
Houston Texans
#549
NFL

AAV

#34
Inside Linebacker
#528
NFL

Cash

#34
Inside Linebacker
#615
NFL
  • Mar 12 2021

    Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Houston (HOU)

  • Feb 19 2021

    Released by Green Bay (GB), clearing $5.6M of cap space

  • Mar 16 2020

    Signed a 2 year $13 million contract with Green Bay (GB)

  • Mar 10 2020

    Released by Cleveland (CLE), clearing $7.55M of cap

  • Sep 22 2017

    Fined $9,115 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Ronnie Stanley (BAL)

  • May 30 2017

    Signed a 4 year $38 million contract extension with Cleveland (CLE)

  • Oct 8 2014

    Fined $8,268 Roughing the Passer against Jake Locker (TEN)

  • Jun 5 2014

    Signed a 4 year $3.04 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)

  • May 9 2014

    Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 3 (#71 overall)