Buster Skrine

Cornerback

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $2,100,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.08%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $6,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 3.93%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.10
  • Total Contract Value: $16,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $5,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 39/251 at CB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,500,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 185
  • College: Tennessee-Chattanooga
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 5, #137 overall (Browns)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $4,929,000

Contract Notes

Buster Skrine signed a 3 year contract with the Chicago Bears on March 14, 2019.  The contract includes $8.5 million in total guarantees with a $5.5 million signing bonus.  Skrine is due a $500,000 roster bonus on the 3rd day of the 2021 league year. The final two years of the contract are void years included for the purpose of deferring bonus money.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201930$1,000,000$1,100,000$0$0$0$1,000,000$2,100,0001.1%
202031$4,650,000$1,100,000$0$250,000$100,000$2,000,000$6,100,0003.1%
2021 📝
March 15: $500,000 roster bonus due
32$4,150,000$1,100,000$500,000$250,000$100,000$0$6,100,000--
2022 📝
March 12: 2022 and 2023 contract years void
33$0$1,100,000$0$0$0$0$1,100,000--
202334$0$1,100,000$0$0$0$0$1,100,000--
Total$9,800,000$5,500,000$500,000$500,000$200,000$3,000,000$16,500,000
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Career Earnings: $32,278,000
Career APY: $4,034,750
Potential Earnings: $44,528,000
Total Guarantees: $21,702,000
Largest Cash Payment: $6,500,000 (2015)
Largest Cap Hit: $8,500,000 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BrownsDraftedExpired20114$2,242,000$560,500$202,000$3,028,000135.1%$757,000
JetsUFAExpired20154$25,000,000$6,250,000$13,000,000$25,000,000100.0%$6,250,000
BearsUFAActive20193$16,500,000$5,500,000$8,500,000$4,250,00025.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Browns4$3,028,000$757,000$3,028,0000.0%$00.0%
Jets4$25,000,000$6,250,000$25,000,0000.0%$00.0%
Bears0$4,250,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Browns$375,000$50,500$0$0$0$0$425,5000.4%$577,000
2012Browns$465,000$50,500$0$0$0$0$515,5000.4%$465,000
2013Browns$555,000$50,500$0$0$0$0$605,5000.5%$555,000
2014Browns$1,431,000$50,500$0$0$0$0$1,481,5001.1%$1,431,000
2015Jets$1,500,000$1,250,000$0$0$0$1,500,000$2,750,0001.9%$6,500,000
2016Jets$2,750,000$2,500,000$0$0$0$2,750,000$5,250,0003.4%$6,500,000
2017Jets$6,000,000$2,500,000$0$0$0$0$8,500,0005.1%$6,000,000
2018Jets$6,000,000$2,500,000$0$0$0$0$8,500,0004.8%$6,000,000
2019Bears$1,000,000$1,100,000$0$0$0$1,000,000$2,100,0001.1%$6,500,000
2020Bears$4,650,000$1,100,000$0$250,000$100,000$2,000,000$6,100,0003.1%$5,000,000
2021Bears$4,150,000$1,100,000$500,000$250,000$100,000$0$6,100,000--$5,000,000
2022Bears$0$1,100,000$0$0$0$0$1,100,000--$0
2023Bears$0$1,100,000$0$0$0$0$1,100,000--$0
Total$28,876,000$14,452,000$500,000$500,000$200,000$7,250,000$44,528,000$44,528,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20111211.5%0.0%14400002150000
20121662.1%59.4%7213003110000100
20131691.6%24.7%5510112117150000
20141697.1%31.7%55120000184340000
20151668.6%20.4%461000226190000
20161478.6%23.4%3981141161510000
20171590.4%17.4%514112229102280
20181461.9%25.2%5260.54.5417001100
2019968.4%25.1%22500014000000

Financial Reports

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