Michael Pierce
Defensive Tackle
Experience: 5 Years
College: Samford
Contract: 3 yr(s)
$27,000,000
Signing Bonus $6,000,000 AAV$9,000,000 G'teed:$18,000,000 Free Agent:2024 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2020 Contract details by year 27 - - - - - $6,000,000
2021 Contract details by year 28 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $3,000,000
2022 Contract details by year 29 $7,900,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $100,000 $10,500,000 $4,000,000
2023 Contract details by year 30 $8,900,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 - $11,400,000 $2,000,000
Contract Notes:
  • $9M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2020 salary)
  • 2022 salary fully guarantees on the 3rd league day of 2022 (injury guaranteed now)
  • $1.1M of 2023 salary fully guarantees on the 3rd league day of 2022 (injury guaranteed now)
  • 2022-2023 Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000)
  • 2020: high-risk opt-out (no salary advance)
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $10,000 - $460,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 - - $540,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - $630,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,095,000 - - $3,130,618
2020 Player Cash Earnings - $6,000,000 - $6,350,000
5 seasons $4,715,000 $6,010,000 - $11,110,618

Cap Hit

#27
Defensive Tackle
#10
Minnesota Vikings
#289
NFL

AAV

#42
Defensive Tackle
#210
NFL

Cash

#42
Defensive Tackle
#500
NFL
  • Jul 28 2020

    Opted out of the 2020 season (COVID-19)

  • Mar 18 2020

    Signed a 3 year $27 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)

  • Mar 9 2019

    Assigned a 1 year $3.095 million tender by Baltimore (BAL)

  • May 1 2016

    Signed a 3 year $1.62 million contract with Baltimore (BAL)