A.J. Green

Wide Receiver

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $15,176,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 7.68%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $12,176,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 9.53%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.80
  • Total Contract Value: $60,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $15,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/73 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $26,750,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 207
  • College: Georgia
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 1, #4 overall (Bengals)
  • Year Signed: 2015
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

AJ Green signed a four year, $60 million contract extension with the Bengals on September 12, 2015. All contracts details are currently from a report on ProFootball Talk that indicates Green received $26.75 million in full guarantees including a $15 million roster bonus paid in 2015. Because the contract was signed following the completion of the preseason the roster bonus is prorated against the salary cap. If Green is on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2016 league year he will receve a $6 million roster bonus.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2015 27 $11,750,000 $11,750,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $14,750,000 10.3%
2016 28 $3,800,000 $6,000,000 $3,000,000 $6,000,000 $200,000 $0 $13,000,000 8.4%
2017 29 $10,300,000 $3,000,000 $0 $200,000 $0 $13,500,000 8.1%
2018 30 $10,550,000 $3,000,000 $0 $200,000 $0 $13,750,000 7.8%
2019 31 $11,976,000 $3,000,000 $0 $200,000 $0 $15,176,000 8.0%
Total $48,376,000 $15,000,000 $6,000,000 $800,000 $0 $70,176,000
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Career Earnings: $77,688,098
Career APY: $9,711,012
Potential Earnings: $89,864,098
Total Guarantees: $46,438,098
Largest Cash Payment: $26,750,000 (2015)
Largest Cap Hit: $15,176,000 (2019)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Bengals Drafted Renegotiated 2011 5 $29,864,100 $5,972,820 $19,688,098 $19,688,098 65.9% $4,922,025
Bengals Extension Active 2015 4 $60,000,000 $15,000,000 $26,750,000 $58,000,000 96.7% $14,500,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Bengals 8 $77,688,098 $9,711,012 $74,688,098 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2011 Bengals $375,000 $375,000 $3,204,655 $0 $0 $0 $3,579,655 3.0% $13,193,620
2012 Bengals $1,269,913 $1,269,913 $3,204,655 $0 $0 $0 $4,474,568 3.7% $1,269,913
2013 Bengals $2,164,826 $2,164,826 $3,204,655 $0 $0 $0 $5,369,481 4.4% $2,164,826
2014 Bengals $3,059,739 $3,059,739 $3,204,655 $0 $0 $0 $6,264,394 4.7% $3,059,739
2015 Bengals $11,750,000 $11,750,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $14,750,000 10.3% $26,750,000
2016 Bengals $3,800,000 $6,000,000 $3,000,000 $6,000,000 $200,000 $0 $13,000,000 8.4% $10,000,000
2017 Bengals $10,300,000 $3,000,000 $0 $200,000 $0 $13,500,000 8.1% $10,500,000
2018 Bengals $10,550,000 $3,000,000 $0 $200,000 $0 $13,750,000 7.8% $10,750,000
2019 Bengals $11,976,000 $3,000,000 $0 $200,000 $0 $15,176,000 8.0% $12,176,000
Total $55,245,478 $27,818,620 $6,000,000 $800,000 $0 $89,864,098   $89,864,098

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Receiving Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special RecYardsAvgTD AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2011 15 83.1% 0.0%65105716.3755310.6010
2012 16 90.8% 0.4%97135013.9114389.5021
2013 16 93.3% 0.0%98142614.611000.0010
2014 13 61.0% 0.0%69104115.16221.0032
2015 16 88.2% 0.5%86129715.110000.0011
2016 10 51.1% 0.2%6696414.64000.0000
2017 16 88.6% 0.4%73106114.58000.0022
2018 9 46.1% 0.0%4669415.16000.0021

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average