Eric Kendricks
Inside Linebacker
Drafted: Round 2 (#45 overall), 2015
Experience: 7 Years
College: California-Los Angeles
Contract: 5 yr(s)
$50,000,000
Signing Bonus $10,500,000 AAV$10,000,000 G'teed:$25,000,000 Free Agent:2024 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2018 Contract details by year 26 $1,138,080 $2,602,440 - - - $3,740,520 $12,140,520
2019 Contract details by year 27 $2,000,000 $2,100,000 $234,375 $100,000 $430,000 $4,864,375 $14,800,000
2020 Contract details by year 28 $1,150,000 $2,100,000 $187,500 $100,000 $1,930,000 $5,467,500 $15,370,000
2021 Contract details by year 29 $8,150,000 $2,100,000 $187,500 $100,000 $1,930,000 $12,467,500 $18,140,000
2022 Contract details by year 30 $9,150,000 $2,100,000 $234,375 $100,000 $1,930,000 $13,514,375 $5,960,000
2023 Contract details by year 31 $9,150,000 - $250,000 $100,000 $1,930,000 $11,430,000 $1,930,000
Contract Notes:
  • $11.6M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2018 salary)
  • 2019 salary fully guarantees on 3/15/2019
  • 2019-23 Per Game Active Bonus: $14,705 ($250,000, 15 LTBE in 2022)
  • $7.15M 2020 salary fully guarantees on 3/20/2020
  • Annual Workout Bonus: $100,000
  • Converted $2.15M of 2019 salary to bonus/5 years
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $2,009,760 - $2,444,760
2016 Player Cash Earnings $669,360 - - $818,637
2017 Player Cash Earnings $903,720 - - $903,720
2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,138,080 $10,500,000 - $11,638,080
2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - $2,484,375 $4,484,375
2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,150,000 - $6,371,392 $7,521,392
2021 Player Cash Earnings $8,150,000 - $320,575 $8,470,575
7 seasons $14,446,160 $12,509,760 $9,325,619 $36,281,539

Cap Hit

#3
Inside Linebacker
#2
Minnesota Vikings
#68
NFL

AAV

#5
Inside Linebacker
#198
NFL

Cash

#5
Inside Linebacker
#212
NFL
  • Jan 1 2022

    Fined $12,875 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Los Angeles (LAR)

  • Dec 24 2021

    Fined $10,300 Roughing the Passer against Justin Fields (CHI)

  • Sep 12 2020

    Converted $6M of 2020 salary into bonus with Minnesota (MIN)

  • May 14 2019

    Converted $2.15M of 2019 salary into bonus. clearing $1.72M of cap space with Minnesota (MIN)

  • Apr 16 2018

    Signed a 5 year $50 million contract extension with Minnesota (MIN)

  • May 7 2015

    Signed a 4 year $5.155 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)

  • May 1 2015

    Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 2 (#45 overall)