Christian Kirksey

4-3 Outside Linebacker

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $8,200,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.33%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $7,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 3.55%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.85
  • Total Contract Value: $38,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 6/128 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $14,797,000
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 235
  • College: Iowa
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201725$3,797,000$1,365,625$0$2,000,000$5,162,6253.1%
201826$5,000,000$1,200,000$0$5,000,000$6,200,0003.5%
201927$7,000,000$1,200,000$0$7,000,000$8,200,0004.4%
202028$7,750,000$1,200,000$1,000,000$0$9,950,0005.0%
202129$8,250,000$1,200,000$1,000,000$0$10,450,000--
Total$31,797,000$6,165,625$2,000,000$14,000,000$39,962,625
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Career Earnings: $17,071,500
Career APY: $3,414,300
Potential Earnings: $42,071,500
Total Guarantees: $15,459,500
Largest Cash Payment: $9,797,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $10,450,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BrownsDraftedRenegotiated20144$3,040,000$760,000$662,500$2,274,50074.8%$758,167
BrownsExtensionActive20174$38,000,000$9,500,000$14,797,000$14,797,00038.9%$7,398,500
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Browns5$17,071,500$3,414,300$13,471,5000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Browns$420,000$165,625$0$0$585,6250.4%$1,082,500
2015Browns$542,000$165,625$0$0$707,6250.5%$542,000
2016Browns$650,000$165,625$0$0$815,6250.5%$650,000
2017Browns$3,797,000$1,365,625$0$2,000,000$5,162,6253.1%$9,797,000
2018Browns$5,000,000$1,200,000$0$5,000,000$6,200,0003.5%$5,000,000
2019Browns$7,000,000$1,200,000$0$7,000,000$8,200,0004.4%$7,000,000
2020Browns$7,750,000$1,200,000$1,000,000$0$9,950,0005.0%$8,750,000
2021Browns$8,250,000$1,200,000$1,000,000$0$10,450,000--$9,250,000
Total$33,409,000$6,662,500$2,000,000$14,000,000$42,071,500$42,071,500

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141658.6%55.0%473427542001000
20151654.3%49.7%40233.513551001100
20161699.8%39.3%96522.5161173000000
201716100.0%19.8%82503.513.5665002100
2018740.3%4.1%2914001052170180

Financial Reports

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