Kirk Cousins
Quarterback
Drafted: Round 4 (#102 overall), 2012
Experience: 11 Years
College: Michigan State
Contract: 1 yr(s)
$35,000,000
Signing Bonus $25,000,000 AAV$35,000,000 G'teed:$35,000,000 Free Agent:2024 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2022 Contract details by year 34 $5,000,000 $16,250,000 $10,000,000 - $166,668 $31,416,668 $80,166,668
2023 Contract details by year 35 $10,000,000 $6,250,000 $20,000,000 - - $36,250,000 $48,750,000
2024 Contract details by year 36 - $6,250,000 - - - $12,500,000 $12,500,000
2025 Contract details by year 37 - $6,250,000 - - - $6,250,000 -
Contract Notes:
  • Fully Guaranteed
  • 2022 Roster Bonus: $10M ($5M in 9/22, $5M in 11/22)
  • 2023 Roster Bonus: $20M ($15M in 3/23, $5M 9/23)
  • 2024-25 years automatically void ($12.5M dead cap)
  • full no trade clause
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $472,688 - $862,688
2013 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - $480,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $570,000 - - $570,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $660,000 - - $824,007
2016 Player Cash Earnings $19,953,000 - - $19,953,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $23,943,600 - - $23,950,935
2018 Player Cash Earnings $22,500,000 $3,000,000 - $26,000,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $27,500,000 - - $28,000,000
2020 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 $30,000,000 - $40,028,856
2021 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
2022 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $25,000,000 $10,000,000 $40,000,000
11 seasons $131,496,600 $58,472,688 $11,700,198 $201,669,486

Cap Hit

#3
Quarterback
#1
Minnesota Vikings
#3
NFL

AAV

#6
Quarterback
#10
NFL

Cash

#6
Quarterback
#7
NFL
  • Mar 13 2022

    Signed a 1 year $35 million contract extension with Minnesota (MIN)

  • Mar 16 2020

    Signed a 2 year $66 million contract extension with Minnesota (MIN)

  • Mar 13 2018

    Agreed to a 3 year $84 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)

  • Mar 13 2017

    Signed a 1 year $23.9 million franchise tag with Washington (WAS)

  • Mar 1 2016

    Signed a 1 year $19.953 million non-exclusive franchise tag for 2016

  • May 31 2012

    Signed a 4 year $2.57 million contract with Washington (WAS)

  • Apr 28 2012

    Drafted by Washington (WAS): Round 4 (#102 overall)