Alvin Kamara
Running Back
Drafted: Round 3 (#67 overall), 2017
Experience: 6 Years
College: Tennessee
Contract: 5 yr(s)
$75,000,000
Signing Bonus $15,000,000 AAV$15,000,000 G'teed:$33,833,000 Free Agent:2026 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2020 Contract details by year 24 $833,000 $3,243,193 - - - $4,076,193 $33,576,193
2021 Contract details by year 25 $2,000,000 $3,000,000 - - - $5,000,000 $29,500,000
2022 Contract details by year 26 $1,035,000 $3,000,000 - - $2,093,000 $6,128,000 $25,500,000
2023 Contract details by year 27 $900,000 $3,000,000 - - $4,077,000 $7,977,000 $24,772,000
2024 Contract details by year 28 $10,200,000 $2,794,471 $1,000,000 $100,000 $4,077,000 $18,553,824 $18,215,000
2025 Contract details by year 29 $22,400,000 - $2,000,000 $100,000 $4,077,000 $29,077,000 $10,138,000
2026 Contract details by year 30 - - - - $4,077,000 $6,061,000 $6,061,000
2027 Contract details by year 31 - - - - $1,984,000 $1,984,000 -
Contract Notes:
  • $22.833M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2020 salary + 2021 salary)
  • 2022 salary fully guarantees 3/19/2021 (injury guaranteed now)
  • 2022 Roster Bonus: $6M (fully guarantees 3/19/2021, due 3/20/2022)
  • $4M of 2023 salary fully guarantees 3/20/2022 (injury guaranteed now)
  • 2023 Roster Bonus: $1M (injury guaranteed, fully guarantees 3/18/22)
  • 2024 Roster Bonus: $1M (3/13/2024)
  • 2025 Roster Bonus: $2M
  • 2023-2025 Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000, 15 LTBE in 2023)
  • 2023-2025 Workout Bonus: $100,000
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2017 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 $972,772 - $1,437,772
2018 Player Cash Earnings $635,000 - - $635,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $807,500 - - $807,500
2020 Player Cash Earnings $833,000 $15,000,000 - $15,833,000
2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,035,000 - - $11,500,000
2023 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - - $10,820,000
7 seasons $6,675,500 $15,972,772 - $43,033,272

Cap Hit

#1
Running Back
#1
New Orleans Saints
#71
NFL

AAV

#4
Running Back
#135
NFL

Cash

#4
Running Back
#168
NFL
  • Aug 4 2023

    Suspended 3 games for violating the league's personal conduct policy, forfeiting $180,000 of 2023 salary with New Orleans (NO)

  • Mar 13 2023

    Converted $8.32M of 2023 salary plus a $1M roster bonus into signing bonus, adding 1 void year, clearing $7.4M of cap with New Orleans (NO)

  • Mar 11 2022

    Converted a $6M roster bonus & $4.465M of 2022 salary into signing bonus, adding one void year, freeing $8.372M of cap with New Orleans (NO)

  • Jan 1 2021

    Fined $5,000 Uniform violation (red & green cleats)

  • Sep 12 2020

    Signed a 5 year $75 million contract extension with New Orleans (NO)

  • Sep 27 2019

    Fined $10,527 Chop Block against Seattle (SEA)

  • Nov 23 2018

    Fined $10,026 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Philadelphia (PHI)

  • Dec 29 2017

    Fined $6,079 Uniform violation (cleats) against Atlanta (ATL)

  • Jun 3 2017

    Signed a 4 year $3.85 million contract with New Orleans (NO)

  • Apr 28 2017

    Drafted by New Orleans (NO): Round 3 (#67 overall)