• 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $2,800,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 1.71%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $5,800,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 3.97%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.07
  • Total Contract Value: $15,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $5,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 18/192 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $5,700,000
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 245
  • College: Iowa State
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2013 Draft, Round 5, #148 overall (Panthers)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

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

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201726$1,700,000 $1,700,000$1,000,000$0$100,000$0$2,800,0001.7%
201827$4,100,000 $3,700,000$1,000,000$0$100,000$0$5,200,0002.9%
201928$4,100,000$1,000,000$800,000$100,000$0$6,000,0003.2%
202029$0$1,000,000$0$0$0$1,000,0000.5%
Total$9,900,000$4,000,000$800,000$300,000$0$15,000,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $6,351,300
Years: 4
Career APY: $1,587,825
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedExpired20134$2,351,300$587,825$2,351,300100.0%$587,825
SaintsUFAActive20173$15,000,000$5,000,000$4,000,00026.7%$0
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%
Saints0$4,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2013Panthers$405,000$47,825$0$0$0$452,8250.4%
2014Panthers$495,000$47,825$0$0$0$542,8250.4%
2015Panthers$585,000$47,825$0$0$0$632,8250.4%
2016Panthers$675,000$47,825$0$0$0$722,8250.5%
2017Saints$1,700,000 $1,700,000$1,000,000$0$100,000$0$2,800,0001.7%
2018Saints$4,100,000 $3,700,000$1,000,000$0$100,000$0$5,200,0002.9%
2019Saints$4,100,000$1,000,000$800,000$100,000$0$6,000,0003.2%
2020Saints$0$1,000,000$0$0$0$1,000,0000.5%
Total$12,060,000$4,191,300$800,000$300,000$0$17,351,300 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141427.4%59.6%251400200001000
20151529.0%59.5%391618711181000
20161532.7%48.1%171410211002000
2017982.9%18.0%291218414001000

Financial Reports

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