Anthony Hitchens

Inside Linebacker

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $9,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 4.98%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $6,700,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 5.28%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.71
  • Total Contract Value: $45,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/35 at ILB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $21,290,000
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 240
  • College: Iowa
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 4, #119 overall (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Anthony Hitchens signed a five year, $45 million contract with the Chiefs on March 14, 2018. Hitchens received $21.29 million fully guaranteed at signing. The full guarantee consists of his 2018 and 2019 salaries along with a $14 million signing bonus. He has another $3.8 million guaranteed for injury. Hitchens has per game roster bonuses totalling $500,000 in the final three years of the contract. Another $1.125 million in incentives are available.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 26 $790,000 $790,000 $2,800,000 $0 $10,000 $0 $3,600,000 2.0%
2019 27 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $2,800,000 $0 $200,000 $0 $9,500,000 5.0%
2020 28 $7,800,000 $2,800,000 $500,000 $200,000 $0 $11,300,000 5.7%
2021 29 $5,800,000 $2,800,000 $500,000 $200,000 $0 $9,300,000 --
2022 30 $7,800,000 $2,800,000 $500,000 $200,000 $0 $11,300,000 --
Total $28,690,000 $14,000,000 $1,500,000 $810,000 $0 $45,000,000
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Career Earnings: $18,561,864
Career APY: $3,712,373
Potential Earnings: $48,761,864
Total Guarantees: $21,724,864
Largest Cash Payment: $14,800,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $11,300,000 (2020)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Cowboys Drafted Expired 2014 4 $2,654,864 $663,716 $434,864 $3,761,864 141.7% $940,466
Chiefs UFA Active 2018 5 $45,000,000 $9,000,000 $21,290,000 $14,800,000 32.9% $14,800,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys 4 $3,761,864 $940,466 $3,761,864 0.0% $0 0.0%
Chiefs 1 $14,800,000 $14,800,000 $3,600,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2014 Cowboys $420,000 $108,716 $0 $0 $0 $528,716 0.4% $854,864
2015 Cowboys $510,000 $108,716 $0 $0 $0 $618,716 0.4% $510,000
2016 Cowboys $600,000 $108,716 $0 $0 $0 $708,716 0.5% $600,000
2017 Cowboys $1,797,000 $108,716 $0 $0 $0 $1,905,716 1.1% $1,797,000
2018 Chiefs $790,000 $790,000 $2,800,000 $0 $10,000 $0 $3,600,000 2.0% $14,800,000
2019 Chiefs $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $2,800,000 $0 $200,000 $0 $9,500,000 5.0% $6,700,000
2020 Chiefs $7,800,000 $2,800,000 $500,000 $200,000 $0 $11,300,000 5.7% $8,500,000
2021 Chiefs $5,800,000 $2,800,000 $500,000 $200,000 $0 $9,300,000 -- $6,500,000
2022 Chiefs $7,800,000 $2,800,000 $500,000 $200,000 $0 $11,300,000 -- $8,500,000
Total $32,017,000 $14,434,864 $1,500,000 $810,000 $0 $48,761,864   $48,761,864

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2014 16 51.6% 31.1%591600324180000
2015 16 50.9% 26.8%4027214551001000
2016 16 55.3% 25.2%39391.512451000000
2017 12 52.2% 7.5%532900822001000
2018 15 80.1% 14.0%815400710001000

Financial Reports

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