Benardrick McKinney

Inside Linebacker

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $7,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.56%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $6,750,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 3.44%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.90
  • Total Contract Value: $50,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $10,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 7/183 at ILB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $16,163,880
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 246
  • College: Mississippi State
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2015 Draft, Round 2, #43 overall (Texans)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Benardrick McKinney signed a 5 year extension with the Houston Texans on June 15, 2018.  The contract includes $21 million in guarantees with an overall value of $51,163,880 million.  The guarantee includes a $3,750,000 signing bonus and year one $5,250,000 roster bonus.  McKinney can earn up to $750,000 in per-game bonuses per year starting in 2019.

Benardrick McKinney signed a 4 year contract with the Texans on May 8, 2015 worth $5,345,124. McKinney received a $2,147,364 signing bonus and $3.206 million in full guarantees.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201826$1,163,880$1,286,841$5,250,000$0$6,413,880$7,700,7214.3%
201927$6,000,000$750,000$0$750,000$6,000,000$7,500,0004.0%
2020 📝
March 22: $6 million base salary vests into full guarantee from injury only
28$6,000,000$750,000$0$750,000$0$7,500,0003.8%
202129$7,000,000$750,000$0$750,000$0$8,500,000--
202230$8,750,000$750,000$0$750,000$0$10,250,000--
202331$9,500,000$0$0$750,000$0$10,250,000--
Total$38,413,880$4,286,841$5,250,000$3,750,000$12,413,880$51,700,721
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Career Earnings: $14,345,124
Career APY: $3,586,281
Potential Earnings: $55,345,124
Total Guarantees: $19,424,204
Largest Cash Payment: $10,250,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Hit: $10,250,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TexansDraftedRenegotiated20154$5,345,124$1,336,281$3,260,324$4,181,24478.2%$1,393,748
TexansExtensionActive20185$50,000,000$10,000,000$16,163,880$10,163,88020.3%$10,163,880
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Texans4$14,345,124$3,586,281$11,345,1240.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Texans$435,000$536,841$0$0$435,000$971,8410.7%$2,582,364
2016Texans$677,960$536,841$0$0$677,960$1,214,8010.8%$677,960
2017Texans$920,920$536,841$0$0$0$1,457,7610.9%$920,920
2018Texans$1,163,880$1,286,841$5,250,000$0$6,413,880$7,700,7214.3%$10,163,880
2019Texans$6,000,000$750,000$0$750,000$6,000,000$7,500,0004.0%$6,750,000
2020Texans$6,000,000$750,000$0$750,000$0$7,500,0003.8%$6,750,000
2021Texans$7,000,000$750,000$0$750,000$0$8,500,000--$7,750,000
2022Texans$8,750,000$750,000$0$750,000$0$10,250,000--$9,500,000
2023Texans$9,500,000$0$0$750,000$0$10,250,000--$10,250,000
Total$40,447,760$5,897,364$5,250,000$3,750,000$13,526,840$55,345,124$55,345,124

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20151439.3%21.3%3726111720000000
20161690.6%17.7%79505318112001000
20171693.7%17.6%5732381081001000
20181686.1%6.4%63421.57.5557101000

Financial Reports

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