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: 6.07%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.00
  • Total Contract Value: $38,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 4/159 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

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2017$3,797,000 $3,797,000$1,365,625$0$0$0$5,162,6253.1%
2018$5,000,000 $5,000,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$6,200,0003.5%
2019$7,000,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$8,200,0004.3%
2020$7,750,000$1,200,000$1,000,000$0$0$9,950,0005.0%
2021$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 SignedYearsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BrownsDraftedRenegotiated20144$3,040,000$760,000$2,274,50074.8%$758,167
BrownsExtensionActive20174$38,000,000$9,500,000$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Browns3$2,274,500$758,167$2,108,875100.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of 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 

Traditional Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
201416473427542001000
20151540233.513551001100
20161696522.5161173000000
201712300000000000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average