Anthony Hitchens

4-3 Outside Linebacker

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $5,228,750
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 2.75%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $6,700,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 3.84%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.28
  • Total Contract Value: $45,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 4/88 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $21,290,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 240
  • College: Iowa
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 4, #119 overall (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2018 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $2,413,000

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.

Prior to the start of the season Hitchens converted $5.695 million of salary to a signing bonus, creating $4.27 million in cap room for the Chiefs. Hitchens' cap number in each of the remaining three seasons of the contract will increase by $1.423 million.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201826$790,000$2,800,000$0$10,000$790,000$3,600,0002.0%
201927$805,000$4,223,750$0$200,000$805,000$5,228,7502.8%
202028$7,800,000$4,223,750$500,000$200,000$0$12,723,7506.4%
202129$5,800,000$4,223,750$500,000$200,000$0$10,723,750--
202230$7,800,000$4,223,750$500,000$200,000$0$12,723,750--
Total$22,995,000$19,695,000$1,500,000$810,000$1,595,000$45,000,000
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Career Earnings: $24,919,805
Career APY: $4,983,961
Potential Earnings: $48,761,864
Total Guarantees: $21,724,864
Largest Cash Payment: $14,800,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $12,723,750 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedExpired20144$2,654,864$663,716$434,864$3,761,864141.7%$940,466
ChiefsUFAActive20185$45,000,000$9,000,000$21,290,000$21,157,94147.0%$21,157,941
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys4$3,761,864$940,466$3,761,8640.0%$00.0%
Chiefs1$21,157,941$21,157,941$3,600,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Cowboys$420,000$108,716$0$0$0$528,7160.4%$854,864
2015Cowboys$510,000$108,716$0$0$0$618,7160.4%$510,000
2016Cowboys$600,000$108,716$0$0$0$708,7160.5%$600,000
2017Cowboys$1,797,000$108,716$0$0$0$1,905,7161.1%$1,797,000
2018Chiefs$790,000$2,800,000$0$10,000$790,000$3,600,0002.0%$14,800,000
2019Chiefs$805,000$4,223,750$0$200,000$805,000$5,228,7502.8%$6,700,000
2020Chiefs$7,800,000$4,223,750$500,000$200,000$0$12,723,7506.4%$8,500,000
2021Chiefs$5,800,000$4,223,750$500,000$200,000$0$10,723,750--$6,500,000
2022Chiefs$7,800,000$4,223,750$500,000$200,000$0$12,723,750--$8,500,000
Total$26,322,000$20,129,864$1,500,000$810,000$1,595,000$48,761,864$48,761,864

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141651.6%31.1%591600324180000
20151650.9%26.8%4027214551001000
20161655.3%25.2%39391.512451000000
20171252.2%7.5%532900822001000
20181580.1%14.0%815400710001000
20191162.1%11.9%3927231231001000

Financial Reports

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