Michael Bennett
Defensive End
Experience: 11 Years
College: Texas A&M
Contract: 2 yr(s)
$16,750,000
Signing Bonus $4,000,000 AAV$8,375,000 G'teed:$4,000,000 Free Agent:2020 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2019 Contract details by year 33 $1,764,706 - $1,406,250 - $3,170,956 -
2020 Contract details by year 34 $7,000,000 - $1,250,000 - $8,250,000 -
Contract Notes:
  • 2019 Per Game Active Bonus: $93,750 ($1.5M)
  • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $78,125 ($1.25M)
  • 2020 voided per restructure
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2009 Player Cash Earnings $310,000 $3,000 - $313,000
2010 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - - $395,000
2011 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - $480,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,742,000 - - $2,742,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $1,500,000 $300,000 $4,800,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $8,000,000 - $10,000,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,016,742
2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - $1,000,000 $5,000,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 $8,000,000 $1,500,000 $15,500,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,650,000 - $4,000,000 $5,650,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,764,706 - $1,448,783 $3,213,489
2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,058,824 $4,000,000 $562,500 $5,621,323
12 seasons $29,400,530 $21,503,000 $8,828,025 $59,731,554

Cap Hit

AAV

Cash

  • Jul 21 2020

    Retired from Professional Football

  • Oct 24 2019

    Traded to Dallas (DAL) from New England (NE) for 2021 7th round pick

  • Oct 15 2019

    Suspended 1 game for Conduct Detrimental to the Team, forfeiting $270,220 with New England (NE)

  • Apr 2 2019

    Signed a 2 year $16.75 million restructured contract extension with New England (NE)

  • Mar 8 2019

    Traded to New England (NE) from Philadelphia (PHI) with 2020 7th round pick (#235) for 2020 5th round pick (#168)

  • Jan 11 2019

    Fined $10,026 Hands to the face against Kyle Long (CHI)

  • Oct 19 2018

    Fined $20,054 Roughing the Passer against Eli Manning (NYG)

  • Mar 7 2018

    Traded to Philadelphia (PHI) from Seattle (SEA) with 2018 7th round pick (#250 - traded) for Marcus Johnson and 2018 5th round pick (#156 - traded)

  • Dec 30 2016

    Signed a 3 year $30.5 million contract extension with Seattle (SEA)

  • Dec 23 2016

    Fined $12,154 Excessive Celebration ( sack dance) against Los Angeles (LA)

  • Sep 16 2016

    Fined $9,115 Excessive celebration against Miami (MIA)

  • Oct 16 2015

    Fined $20,000 Roughing the passer against Andy Dalton (CIN)

  • Sep 25 2015

    Fined $8,681 Fighting against Green Bay (GB)

  • Aug 28 2015

    Fined $17,363 Roughing the Passer against Alex Smith (KC)

  • Feb 6 2015

    Fined $8,268 Role in a brawl at the end of the Super Bowl against New England (NE)

  • Mar 10 2014

    Signed a 4 year $28.5 million contract with Seattle (SEA)

  • Nov 15 2013

    Fined $15,750 for roughing the passer against Matt Ryan (ATL)

  • Mar 14 2013

    Signed a 1 year $4.8 million contract with Seattle (SEA)

  • Mar 19 2012

    Signed a 1 year $2.7 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)

  • Apr 27 2009

    Signed a 2 year $708k contract with Seattle (SEA)