Danielle Hunter

4-3 Defensive End

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $5,063,806
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 2.66%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $16,907,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 8.28%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.34
  • Total Contract Value: $72,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $14,400,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/30 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $16,907,000
  • Age: 24
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 252
  • College: LSU
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2015 Draft, Round 3, #88 overall (Vikings)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Danielle Hunter signed a 5 year contract extension with the Vikings on June 28, 2018 worth $72 million. Hunter received a $40 million in guarantees including a $15 million signing bonus. $16.907 million is fully guaranteed at signing. In each extension year Hunter has $500,000 in per game bonuses and $100,000 in workouts. Performance based escalators can increase the total contract value to $78 million if earned.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 24 $1,907,000 $1,907,000 $3,156,806 $0 $0 $0 $5,063,806 2.9%
2019 25 $9,900,000 $3,000,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $13,500,000 7.1%
2020 26 $10,400,000 $3,000,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $14,000,000 7.0%
2021 27 $11,400,000 $3,000,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $15,000,000 --
2022 28 $11,400,000 $3,000,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $15,000,000 --
2023 29 $11,400,000 $0 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $12,000,000 --
Total $56,407,000 $15,156,806 $2,500,000 $500,000 $0 $74,563,806
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Career Earnings: $19,141,224
Career APY: $4,785,306
Potential Earnings: $76,641,224
Total Guarantees: $17,534,224
Largest Cash Payment: $16,907,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $15,000,000 (2021)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Vikings Drafted Renegotiated 2015 4 $2,969,724 $742,431 $627,224 $2,234,224 75.2% $744,741
Vikings Extension Active 2018 5 $72,000,000 $14,400,000 $16,907,000 $16,907,000 23.5% $16,907,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Vikings 4 $19,141,224 $4,785,306 $7,141,224 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2015 Vikings $435,000 $156,806 $0 $0 $0 $591,806 0.4% $1,062,224
2016 Vikings $536,000 $156,806 $0 $0 $0 $692,806 0.4% $536,000
2017 Vikings $636,000 $156,806 $0 $0 $0 $792,806 0.5% $636,000
2018 Vikings $1,907,000 $1,907,000 $3,156,806 $0 $0 $0 $5,063,806 2.9% $16,907,000
2019 Vikings $9,900,000 $3,000,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $13,500,000 7.1% $10,500,000
2020 Vikings $10,400,000 $3,000,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $14,000,000 7.0% $11,000,000
2021 Vikings $11,400,000 $3,000,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $15,000,000 -- $12,000,000
2022 Vikings $11,400,000 $3,000,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $15,000,000 -- $12,000,000
2023 Vikings $11,400,000 $0 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $12,000,000 -- $12,000,000
Total $58,014,000 $15,627,224 $2,500,000 $500,000 $0 $76,641,224   $76,641,224

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2015 14 36.6% 31.9%294642.5890001000
2016 16 58.1% 13.3%342212.5102.5111910011241
2017 16 77.7% 17.4%241875611112001100
2018 16 84.3% 32.7%512014.591211900001321

Financial Reports

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