Ben Braunecker

Tight End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $1,043,750
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 0.54%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $1,200,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 0.67%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.15
  • Total Contract Value: $2,700,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $1,350,000
  • Position Ranking: 51/188 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $550,000
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 255
  • College: Harvard
  • Accrued Seasons: 3
  • Entry: 2016 Undrafted Free Agent (Bears)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: RFA
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Ben Braunecker signed a two year, $2.7 million contract with the Bears. He received a $300,000 signing bonus.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201925$750,000$150,000$100,000$50,000$250,000$1,043,7500.6%
202026$1,350,000$150,000$100,000$50,000$0$1,650,0000.8%
Total$2,100,000$300,000$200,000$100,000$250,000$2,693,750
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Career Earnings: $1,639,506
Career APY: $546,502
Potential Earnings: $3,954,706
Total Guarantees: $550,000
Largest Cash Payment: $1,500,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Hit: $1,650,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsSFATerminated20162$990,000$495,000$0$370,58837.4%$370,588
BearsPracticeRenegotiated20171$122,400$122,400$0$64,80052.9%$0
BearsSFAExpired20172$1,170,000$585,000$0$884,11875.6%$442,059
BearsRFAActive20192$2,700,000$1,350,000$550,000$300,00011.1%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears3$1,639,506$546,502$1,254,7060.0%$105,5000.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Bears$450,000$0$0$0$0$370,5880.2%$370,588
2017Bears$540,000$0$0$0$0$254,1180.2%$254,118
2018Bears$630,000$0$0$0$0$630,0000.4%$630,000
2019Bears$750,000$150,000$100,000$50,000$250,000$1,043,7500.6%$1,200,000
2020Bears$1,350,000$150,000$100,000$50,000$0$1,650,0000.8%$1,500,000
Total$3,720,000$300,000$200,000$100,000$250,000$3,948,456$3,954,706
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bears2016$13,333$20,000
Bears2016$20,700$20,700
Bears2017$6,667$0
Bears2017$64,800$64,800
Total$105,500$105,500

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20161314.4%49.3%44110.30000.0000
201780.4%35.4%000.00000.0000
20181511.1%43.7%34214.00000.0000

Financial Reports

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