Christian Kirksey

4-3 Outside Linebacker

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $6,200,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 2.57%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $5,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 2.42%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.81
  • Total Contract Value: $38,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/46 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $14,797,000
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 235
  • College: Iowa
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 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 $2,000,000$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 $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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Career Earnings: $12,071,500
Career APY: $3,017,875
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 SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BrownsDraftedRenegotiated20144$3,040,000$760,000$2,274,50074.8%$758,167
BrownsExtensionActive20174$38,000,000$9,500,000$9,797,00025.8%$9,797,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Browns4$12,071,500$3,017,875$7,271,5000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2014Browns$420,000$165,625$0$0$0$585,6250.4%$1,082,500
2015Browns$542,000$165,625$0$0$0$707,6250.5%$542,000
2016Browns$650,000$165,625$0$0$0$815,6250.5%$650,000
2017Browns$3,797,000 $2,000,000$1,365,625$0$0$0$5,162,6253.1%$9,797,000
2018Browns$5,000,000 $5,000,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$6,200,0003.5%$5,000,000
2019Browns$7,000,000 $7,000,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$8,200,0004.3%$7,000,000
2020Browns$7,750,000$1,200,000$1,000,000$0$0$9,950,0005.0%$8,750,000
2021Browns$8,250,000$1,200,000$1,000,000$0$0$10,450,000--$9,250,000
Total$33,409,000$6,662,500$2,000,000$0$0$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
2018140.7%6.3%3200001000000

Financial Reports

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