• 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $3,718,750
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 2.01%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $4,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 1.74%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.08
  • Total Contract Value: $4,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 4/34 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,250,000
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 249
  • College: South Florida
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 5, #150 overall (49ers)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Aaron Lynch signed a one year, $4 million contract with the Bears on March 19, 2018. Lynch's signing bonus is $1.25 million which is the guaranteed portion of the contract. $500,000 is paid out for being active on gameday as a per game roster bonus.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201825$2,200,000$1,250,000$500,000$50,000$0$3,718,7502.1%
Total$2,200,000$1,250,000$500,000$50,000$0$3,718,750
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Career Earnings: $4,633,824
Career APY: $1,158,456
Potential Earnings: $7,383,824
Total Guarantees: $1,448,000
Largest Cash Payment: $4,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $3,718,750 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
49ersDraftedExpired20144$2,418,000$604,500$3,383,824139.9%$845,956
BearsUFAActive20181$4,000,000$4,000,000$1,250,00031.3%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
49ers4$3,383,824$845,956$3,383,8240.0%$00.0%
Bears0$1,250,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201449ers$420,000$49,500$0$0$0$469,5000.4%$618,000
201549ers$510,000$49,500$0$0$0$559,5000.4%$510,000
201649ers$600,000$49,500$0$0$0$508,3240.3%$458,824
201749ers$1,797,000$49,500$0$0$0$1,846,5001.1%$1,797,000
2018Bears$2,200,000$1,250,000$500,000$50,000$0$3,718,7502.1%$4,000,000
Total$5,527,000$1,448,000$500,000$50,000$0$7,102,574 $7,383,824

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141649.2%29.1%1766399144000000
20151469.8%13.7%3086.550.513213000000
2016719.3%5.1%1211.56.5450000000
2017713.8%0.2%5411250000100
2018541.3%3.8%71242511200000

Financial Reports

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