Devon Kennard

4-3 Outside Linebacker

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $4,334,375
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 2.39%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $7,850,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 5.46%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.81
  • Total Contract Value: $17,250,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $5,750,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/28 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,500,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 249
  • College: USC
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 5, #174 overall (Giants)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Devon Kennard signed a three year, $17.25 million contract with the Lions on March 14, 2018. Kennard received $7.5 million fully guaranteed at signing including a $5.25 million signing  bonus. $1 million of his 2019 salary is guaranteed for injury and will become fully guaranteed if on the roster on the 5th day of the 2019 league year. There are yearly per game roster bonuses and workout bonuses. An additional $1.5 million in incentives are also available.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 27 $2,250,000 $2,250,000 $1,750,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $4,334,375 2.4%
2019 28 $3,500,000 $1,750,000 $375,000 $100,000 $0 $5,725,000 3.0%
2020 29 $4,950,000 $1,750,000 $375,000 $100,000 $0 $7,175,000 3.6%
Total $10,700,000 $5,250,000 $1,000,000 $300,000 $0 $17,234,375
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Career Earnings: $11,321,560
Career APY: $2,264,312
Potential Earnings: $20,721,560
Total Guarantees: $7,644,560
Largest Cash Payment: $7,850,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,175,000 (2020)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Giants Drafted Expired 2014 4 $2,364,560 $591,140 $144,560 $3,471,560 146.8% $867,890
Lions UFA Active 2018 3 $17,250,000 $5,750,000 $7,500,000 $7,850,000 45.5% $7,850,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Giants 4 $3,471,560 $867,890 $3,471,560 0.0% $0 0.0%
Lions 1 $7,850,000 $7,850,000 $4,334,375 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2014 Giants $420,000 $36,140 $0 $0 $0 $456,140 0.3% $564,560
2015 Giants $510,000 $36,140 $0 $0 $0 $546,140 0.4% $510,000
2016 Giants $600,000 $36,140 $0 $0 $0 $636,140 0.4% $600,000
2017 Giants $1,797,000 $36,140 $0 $0 $0 $1,833,140 1.1% $1,797,000
2018 Lions $2,250,000 $2,250,000 $1,750,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $4,334,375 2.4% $7,850,000
2019 Lions $3,500,000 $1,750,000 $375,000 $100,000 $0 $5,725,000 3.0% $3,975,000
2020 Lions $4,950,000 $1,750,000 $375,000 $100,000 $0 $7,175,000 3.6% $5,425,000
Total $14,027,000 $5,394,560 $1,000,000 $300,000 $0 $20,705,935   $20,721,560

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2014 12 31.4% 38.9%3674.531.51051002000
2015 9 41.9% 11.7%372100254100000
2016 16 47.7% 41.0%402118451001100
2017 15 49.3% 31.4%2316314661000100
2018 15 87.5% 15.2%30167679140000100

Financial Reports

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