Christian Kirksey

Linebacker

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $4,125,000 (2.02% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $7,000,000 (3.43% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.70
  • Contract Value: $13,000,000 ($6,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 39/296 at LB

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202028$1,750,000$2,000,000$0$1,000,000$250,000$4,125,0002.0%
2021 📝
March 20: $1.5 million roster bonus due
29$3,000,000$2,000,000$1,500,000$1,250,000$250,000$8,000,0004.4%
Total$4,750,000$4,000,000$1,500,000$2,250,000$500,000$12,125,000

Contract Notes

Christian Kirksey signed a two year, $13 million contract with the Packers on March 16, 2020. Kirksey received a $4 million signing bonus which is the only guaranteed portion of the contract. If Kirksey is on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2021 league year he will earn a $1.5 million roster bonus. In 2020 there are up to $1 million in per game bonuses and in 2021 there are up to $1.25 million in per game bonuses. The contract contains incentives that can increase the total contract value by $3.5 million if earned.
Career Earnings: $28,071,500
Career APY: $4,678,583
Potential Earnings: $37,071,500
Total Guarantees: $19,459,500
Largest Cash Payment: $9,797,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Number: $8,200,000 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BrownsDraftedRenegotiated20144$3,040,000$760,000$662,500$2,274,50074.8%$758,167
BrownsExtensionTerminated20174$38,000,000$9,500,000$14,797,000$21,797,00057.4%$7,265,667
PackersSFAActive20202$13,000,000$6,500,000$4,000,000$4,000,00030.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Browns6$24,071,500$4,011,917$21,671,5000.0%$2,400,0000.0%
Packers0$4,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Browns$420,000$165,625$0$0$0$0$585,6250.4%$1,082,500
2015Browns$542,000$165,625$0$0$0$0$707,6250.4%$542,000
2016Browns$650,000$165,625$0$0$0$0$815,6250.5%$650,000
2017Browns$3,797,000$1,365,625$0$0$0$2,000,000$5,162,6252.4%$9,797,000
2018Browns$5,000,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$5,000,000$6,200,0002.6%$5,000,000
2019Browns$7,000,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$7,000,000$8,200,0003.3%$7,000,000
2020Packers$1,750,000$2,000,000$0$1,000,000$250,000$0$4,125,0002.0%$7,000,000
2021Packers$3,000,000$2,000,000$1,500,000$1,250,000$250,000$0$8,000,0004.4%$6,000,000
Total$22,159,000$8,262,500$1,500,000$2,250,000$500,000$14,000,000$33,796,500$37,071,500
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Browns2020$2,400,000$0
Total$2,400,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2014160058.6%55.0%473427542001000
2015160054.3%49.7%40233.513551001100
2016160099.8%39.3%96522.5161173000000
20171600100.0%19.8%82503.513.5665002100
201879040.3%4.1%2914001052170180
2019214010.8%1.8%6500200000000
202060049.1%7.9%302000002100000

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$781,000$6,500,000
Injury Adjusted$781,000$6,500,000
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OTC Valuation $4.4M $8.9M $13.3M $17.8M $22.2M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $5,146,000 $3,875,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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