• 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $6,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.15%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $5,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 2.58%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.83
  • Total Contract Value: $15,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $5,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 13/93 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $5,700,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 245
  • College: Iowa State
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2013 Draft, Round 5, #148 overall (Panthers)
  • Year Signed: 2017 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $2,308,000

Contract Notes

AJ Klein signed a three year, $15 million contract with the Saints. Klein received a $4 million signing bonus and $9.4 million guaranteed. The final year of the contract is a void season for proration purposes.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201726$1,700,000$1,000,000$0$0$100,000$1,700,000$2,800,0001.7%
201827$4,100,000$1,000,000$0$0$100,000$3,700,000$5,200,0002.9%
2019 📝
March 27: $400,000 roster bonus is due
28$4,100,000$1,000,000$400,000$400,000$100,000$400,000$6,000,0003.2%
202029$0$1,000,000$0$0$0$0$1,000,0000.5%
Total$9,900,000$4,000,000$400,000$400,000$300,000$5,800,000$15,000,000
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Career Earnings: $12,351,300
Career APY: $2,058,550
Potential Earnings: $17,351,300
Total Guarantees: $5,891,300
Largest Cash Payment: $5,800,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $6,000,000 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedExpired20134$2,351,300$587,825$191,300$2,351,300100.0%$587,825
SaintsUFAActive20173$15,000,000$5,000,000$5,700,000$10,000,00066.7%$5,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers4$2,351,300$587,825$2,351,3000.0%$00.0%
Saints2$10,000,000$5,000,000$8,000,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Panthers$405,000$47,825$0$0$0$0$452,8250.4%$596,300
2014Panthers$495,000$47,825$0$0$0$0$542,8250.4%$495,000
2015Panthers$585,000$47,825$0$0$0$0$632,8250.4%$585,000
2016Panthers$675,000$47,825$0$0$0$0$722,8250.5%$675,000
2017Saints$1,700,000$1,000,000$0$0$100,000$1,700,000$2,800,0001.7%$5,800,000
2018Saints$4,100,000$1,000,000$0$0$100,000$3,700,000$5,200,0002.9%$4,200,000
2019Saints$4,100,000$1,000,000$400,000$400,000$100,000$400,000$6,000,0003.2%$5,000,000
2020Saints$0$1,000,000$0$0$0$0$1,000,0000.5%$0
Total$12,060,000$4,191,300$400,000$400,000$300,000$5,800,000$17,351,300$17,351,300

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20131612.7%61.6%183221520000000
20141427.4%59.6%251400200001000
20151529.0%59.5%391618711181000
20161532.7%48.1%171410211002000
20171262.6%12.5%3717221634001000
20181665.0%40.2%42272137431602170
2019689.4%31.3%211100200001000

Financial Reports

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