Michael Bennett


Age: 29     Height: 6′ 3″    Weight: 274
College: Texas A&M     Accrued Seasons: 6
League Entry: 2009 Undrafted Free Agent (Seahawks)
The Seattle Seahawks signed DE Michael Bennett to a four year, $28.5 million contract on March 11, 2014. Bennett received an $8 million signing bonus and a fully guaranteed base salary in 2014. Another $6 million i s guaranteed for injury only and will become fully guaranteed if Bennett is on the roster 5 days after the 2014 Super Bowl. The contract also contains roster bonuses in 2016 and 2017 that are earned by participation in games. Base salaries of the contract are $2,000,000(2014), $6,000,000(2015), $4,000,000(2016), and $6,000,000(2017).

Contract Details

Total Value: $28,500,000 (avg. $7,125,000/year; $10,000,000 fully guaranteed)
13th highest of 94 43DE contracts
YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
2014$2,000,000 $2,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$4,000,000
2015$6,000,000 $6,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$8,000,000
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