Buster Skrine

Cornerback

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $3,666,666
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.89%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $6,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 4.01%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.77
  • Total Contract Value: $16,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $5,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 36/261 at CB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,500,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 185
  • College: Tennessee-Chattanooga
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 5, #137 overall (Browns)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

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 $4.25 million signing bonus.  Skrine is due a $500,000 roster bonus on the 3rd day of the 2021 league year.

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$2,250,000$1,416,666$0$0$100,000$2,250,000$3,666,6661.9%
202031$4,650,000$1,416,666$0$250,000$100,000$2,000,000$6,416,6663.2%
2021 📝
March 15: $500,000 roster bonus due
32$4,150,000$1,416,667$500,000$250,000$100,000$0$6,416,667--
Total$11,050,000$4,249,999$500,000$500,000$300,000$4,250,000$16,499,999
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Career Earnings: $32,278,000
Career APY: $4,034,750
Potential Earnings: $44,528,000
Total Guarantees: $21,500,000
Largest Cash Payment: $6,500,000 (2015)
Largest Cap Hit: $8,500,000 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
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$2,250,000$1,416,666$0$0$100,000$2,250,000$3,666,6661.9%$6,500,000
2020Bears$4,650,000$1,416,666$0$250,000$100,000$2,000,000$6,416,6663.2%$5,000,000
2021Bears$4,150,000$1,416,667$500,000$250,000$100,000$0$6,416,667--$5,000,000
Total$30,126,000$13,201,999$500,000$500,000$300,000$8,500,000$44,527,999$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

Financial Reports

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