Christian Kirksey

4-3 Outside Linebacker

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $5,162,625
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 2.38%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $9,797,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 6.08%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.90
  • Total Contract Value: $38,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 4/188 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $14,797,000
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 235
  • College: Iowa
  • Accrued Seasons: 3
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 3, #71 overall (Browns)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Christian Kirksey signed a four year, $38 million extension with the Browns on May 31, 2017. Kirksey received $20 million in guarantees including a $6 million signing bonus. Kirksey can earn $1 million in roster bonuses in the final two years of the contract. If using this information please cite OTC as your source and link back to this page.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201725$3,797,000 $3,797,000$1,365,625$0$0$0$5,162,6253.1%
201826$5,000,000 $5,000,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$6,200,0003.5%
201927$7,000,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$8,200,0004.3%
202028$7,750,000$1,200,000$1,000,000$0$0$9,950,0005.0%
202129$8,250,000$1,200,000$1,000,000$0$0$10,450,000--
Total$31,797,000$6,165,625$2,000,000$0$0$39,962,625
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $8,274,500
Years: 3
Career APY: $2,758,167
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BrownsDraftedRenegotiated20144$3,040,000$760,000$2,274,50074.8%$758,167
BrownsExtensionActive20174$38,000,000$9,500,000$6,000,00015.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Browns3$8,274,500$2,758,167$2,108,8750.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2014Browns$420,000$165,625$0$0$0$585,6250.4%
2015Browns$542,000$165,625$0$0$0$707,6250.5%
2016Browns$650,000$165,625$0$0$0$815,6250.5%
2017Browns$3,797,000 $3,797,000$1,365,625$0$0$0$5,162,6253.1%
2018Browns$5,000,000 $5,000,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$6,200,0003.5%
2019Browns$7,000,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$8,200,0004.3%
2020Browns$7,750,000$1,200,000$1,000,000$0$0$9,950,0005.0%
2021Browns$8,250,000$1,200,000$1,000,000$0$0$10,450,000--
Total$33,409,000$6,662,500$2,000,000$0$0$42,071,500 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141658.6%55.0%473427542001000
20151654.3%49.7%40233.513551001100
20161699.8%39.3%96522.5161173000000
201710100.0%18.4%51363.513.5564002100

Financial Reports

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