Charles Leno, Jr.

Left Tackle

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $5,900,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 3.19%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $5,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 2.19%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.85
  • Total Contract Value: $37,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,250,000
  • Position Ranking: 3/14 at LT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,697,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 303
  • College: Boise State
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 7, #246 overall (Bears)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Charles Leno signed a four year, $37 million contract extension with the Bears on August 24, 2017.  $13.697 million is fully guaranteed upon signing. The guarantee is made up of a $4.5 million signing bonus, $2.5 million 2017 roster bonus, and his 2017 and 2018 salaries. Another $4.303 million is guaranteed for injury and becomes fully guaranteed on the 3rd day of the 2019 league year. In addition he will earn a full base guarantee in 2019 if on the roster in March. There are annual $250,000 escalators based on honors.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 26 $1,797,000 $1,797,000 $911,628 $2,500,000 $0 $0 $5,208,628 3.1%
2018 27 $4,900,000 $4,900,000 $900,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $5,900,000 3.3%
2019 28 $7,900,000 $900,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $8,900,000 4.7%
2020 29 $7,900,000 $900,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $8,900,000 4.5%
2021 30 $8,900,000 $900,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $9,900,000 --
Total $31,397,000 $4,511,628 $2,500,000 $400,000 $0 $38,808,628
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Career Earnings: $15,373,512
Career APY: $3,074,702
Potential Earnings: $40,373,512
Total Guarantees: $13,743,512
Largest Cash Payment: $9,000,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Hit: $9,900,000 (2021)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Bears Drafted Renegotiated 2014 4 $2,266,512 $566,628 $46,512 $1,576,512 69.6% $525,504
Bears Extension Active 2017 4 $37,000,000 $9,250,000 $13,697,000 $13,797,000 37.3% $6,898,500
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Bears 5 $15,373,512 $3,074,702 $12,673,512 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2014 Bears $420,000 $11,628 $0 $0 $0 $431,628 0.3% $466,512
2015 Bears $510,000 $11,628 $0 $0 $0 $521,628 0.4% $510,000
2016 Bears $600,000 $11,628 $0 $0 $0 $611,628 0.4% $600,000
2017 Bears $1,797,000 $1,797,000 $911,628 $2,500,000 $0 $0 $5,208,628 3.1% $8,797,000
2018 Bears $4,900,000 $4,900,000 $900,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $5,900,000 3.3% $5,000,000
2019 Bears $7,900,000 $900,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $8,900,000 4.7% $8,000,000
2020 Bears $7,900,000 $900,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $8,900,000 4.5% $8,000,000
2021 Bears $8,900,000 $900,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $9,900,000 -- $9,000,000
Total $32,927,000 $4,546,512 $2,500,000 $400,000 $0 $40,373,512   $40,373,512

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps
Offense Special
2014 6 2.7% 1.1%
2015 16 85.3% 19.1%
2016 16 100.0% 13.1%
2017 16 100.0% 11.9%
2018 16 99.3% 13.8%

Financial Reports

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