• 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $7,862,500
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 4.67%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $5,893,750
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 3.98%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.75
  • Total Contract Value: $36,700,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,175,000
  • Position Ranking: 8/78 at 34DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $12,000,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 285
  • College: Cincinnati
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 2, #36 overall (Broncos)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Derek Wolfe signed a four year, $36.7 million contract with the Broncos on January 16, 2016. The contract contains $12 million fully guaranteed and $17.5 million in total guarantees.  According to Mike Klis of 9News, Wolfe received a $7.5 million signing bonus and his base salary in 2017 will become fully guarnteed on the 7th day of the league year. Klis also reported that there are yearly per game active bonuses for Wolfe that total $500,000. At this time we are estimating Wolfe's 2018 and 2019 base salaries.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201626$4,500,000 $4,500,000$1,875,000$500,000$50,000$0$6,800,0004.4%
201727$5,500,000$1,875,000$500,000$50,000$0$7,862,5004.7%
201828$8,000,000$2,375,000$500,000$50,000$0$9,081,2505.1%
201929$8,000,000$2,375,000$500,000$50,000$0$10,925,0005.8%
Total$26,000,000$8,500,000$2,000,000$200,000$0$34,668,750
Embed This Contract
<iframe src="https://overthecap.com/contract-embed/15/" width="600" height="298" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe>

Contract History

Career Earnings: $24,329,221
Years: 6
Career APY: $4,054,870
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BroncosDraftedExpired20124$5,206,799$1,301,700$4,947,97195.0%$1,236,993
BroncosUFAActive20164$36,700,000$9,175,000$19,381,25052.8%$9,690,625
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Broncos6$24,329,221$4,054,870$19,610,4710.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2012Broncos$390,000$556,691$0$0$0$946,6910.8%
2013Broncos$480,000 $480,000$556,691$146,672$0$0$1,183,3631.0%
2014Broncos$710,017$556,691$153,328$0$0$1,420,0361.1%
2015Broncos$1,100,018$556,691$0$0$0$1,397,8811.0%
2016Broncos$4,500,000 $4,500,000$1,875,000$500,000$50,000$0$6,800,0004.4%
2017Broncos$5,500,000$1,875,000$500,000$50,000$0$7,862,5004.7%
2018Broncos$8,000,000$2,375,000$500,000$50,000$0$9,081,2505.1%
2019Broncos$8,000,000$2,375,000$500,000$50,000$0$10,925,0005.8%
Total$28,680,035$10,726,764$2,300,000$200,000$0$39,616,721 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141666.5%11.8%24111.51051000000
20151259.5%12.0%36145.538.59121000000
20161457.9%9.0%38135.5324194000000
20171146.3%8.1%1813213660000000

Financial Reports

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