Philip Rivers
Quarterback
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2004
Experience: 15 Years
College: North Carolina State
Contract: 4 yr(s)
$83,250,000
Signing Bonus $22,500,000 AAV$20,812,500 G'teed:$65,000,000 Free Agent:2020 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2015 Contract details by year 33 $15,000,000 $4,500,000 - - $1,666,668 $21,166,668 $37,500,000
2016 Contract details by year 34 $10,500,000 $4,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $16,500,000 $34,500,000
2017 Contract details by year 35 $11,000,000 $4,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $18,000,000 $32,000,000
2018 Contract details by year 36 $10,000,000 $4,500,000 $5,000,000 - $2,500,000 $22,000,000 $19,000,000
2019 Contract details by year 37 $11,000,000 $4,500,000 $5,000,000 - $2,500,000 $23,000,000 $12,000,000
2020 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
Contract Notes:
  • $37.5 million initially guaranteed (signing bonus + 2015 base salary)
  • $16.5M 2016 salary becomes fully guaranteed on 2/09/16
  • $11M of 2017 salary becomes fully guaranteed on the 2/7/2017)
  • 2018 Roster Bonus: $5M (3/16/2018)
  • 2019 Roster Bonus: $5M (due 3/15/2019)
  • No Trade Clause all 5 years
  • 2016 Restructure: $6M / 4 years
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2004 Player Cash Earnings $230,000 $7,650,000 $1,075,000 $8,955,000
2005 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - $8,880,000
2006 Player Cash Earnings $425,000 - - $4,750,000
2007 Player Cash Earnings $5,750,000 - - $9,325,000
2008 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $5,450,000
2009 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 $19,550,000 - $25,550,000
2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,600,000 - - $12,600,000
2011 Player Cash Earnings $8,400,000 - - $8,400,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $10,200,000 - - $10,200,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $12,000,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $13,800,000 - - $13,800,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 $17,000,000 - $32,007,656
2016 Player Cash Earnings $10,500,000 $5,500,000 - $22,000,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $14,000,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - $5,000,000 $15,000,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - $5,000,000 $16,000,000
16 seasons $122,710,000 $49,700,000 $46,507,656 $218,917,656

Cap Hit

AAV

Cash

  • Sep 12 2017

    Converted $3M of his 2017 salary into bonus, clearing $2M of cap space with Los Angeles (LAC)

  • Sep 9 2016

    Converted $6M of his 2016 salary into bonus, clearing $4.5M in space with San Diego (SD)

  • Aug 15 2015

    Signed a 4 year $83.2 million extension with San Diego (SD)

  • Sep 6 2013

    Restructured 2013 salary from $12 million to $7 million with San Diego (SD)

  • Aug 24 2009

    Signed a 6 year $91,8 million contract extension with San Diego (SD)

  • Aug 23 2004

    Signed a 6 year $40.5 million contract with San Diego (SD)

  • Apr 20 2004

    Drafted by New York (NYG): Round 1 (#4 overall)

  • Apr 20 2004

    Traded to San Diego (SD) from New York (NYG) with 2005 1st round pick (#12), 2004 3rd round pick (#65) and 2005 5th round pick (#144) for Eli Manning