Anthony Hitchens

Inside Linebacker

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $3,600,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 2.02%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $14,800,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 8.44%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 4.11
  • Total Contract Value: $45,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 4/101 at ILB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $21,290,000
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 240
  • College: Iowa
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 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

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201826$790,000 $790,000$2,800,000$0$10,000$0$3,600,0002.0%
201927$6,500,000 $6,500,000$2,800,000$0$200,000$0$9,500,0005.0%
202028$7,800,000$2,800,000$500,000$200,000$0$11,300,0005.7%
202129$5,800,000$2,800,000$500,000$200,000$0$9,300,000--
202230$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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Contract History

Career Earnings: $17,761,864
Years: 4
Career APY: $4,440,466
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedExpired20144$2,654,864$663,716$3,761,864141.7%$940,466
ChiefsUFAActive20185$45,000,000$9,000,000$14,000,00031.1%$0
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%
Chiefs0$14,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2014Cowboys$420,000$108,716$0$0$0$528,7160.4%
2015Cowboys$510,000$108,716$0$0$0$618,7160.4%
2016Cowboys$600,000$108,716$0$0$0$708,7160.5%
2017Cowboys$1,797,000$108,716$0$0$0$1,905,7161.1%
2018Chiefs$790,000 $790,000$2,800,000$0$10,000$0$3,600,0002.0%
2019Chiefs$6,500,000 $6,500,000$2,800,000$0$200,000$0$9,500,0005.0%
2020Chiefs$7,800,000$2,800,000$500,000$200,000$0$11,300,0005.7%
2021Chiefs$5,800,000$2,800,000$500,000$200,000$0$9,300,000--
2022Chiefs$7,800,000$2,800,000$500,000$200,000$0$11,300,000--
Total$32,017,000$14,434,864$1,500,000$810,000$0$48,761,864 

Statistics (2014-present)

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

Financial Reports

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