Eric Kendricks

Inside Linebacker

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $4,848,750
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 2.53%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $4,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 2.07%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.93
  • Total Contract Value: $50,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $10,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 6/171 at ILB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $11,638,080
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 232
  • College: UCLA
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2015 Draft, Round 2, #45 overall (Vikings)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Eric Kendricks signed a 5 year, $50 million contract extension with the Vikings on April 16, 2018. All details of this contract come from a Mike Florio report on PFT. Kendricks received $22.938 million in guarantees, $11.638 million of which is guaranteed at signing, including a $10.5 million signing bonus. The other $11.3 million in guarantees are currently injury guarantees. $4.15 million becomes fully guaranteed on the 3rd day of the 2019 league year and the remaining $7.15 million is fully guaranteed on the 3rd day of the 2020 league year. The contract has annual per game roster bonuses of $250,000 and workout bonuses of $100,000. Kendricks' salary cap charge in 2018 increased by $2.1 million as part of the extension.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201826$1,138,080$2,602,440$0$0$1,138,080$3,740,5202.1%
2019 📝
March 15: Base salary becomes fully guaranteed
27$2,000,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$2,000,000$4,848,7502.6%
2020 📝
March 13: Base salary becomes fully guaranteed
28$7,150,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$0$10,030,0005.0%
202129$8,150,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$0$11,030,000--
202230$9,150,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$0$12,030,000--
202331$9,150,000$430,000$250,000$100,000$0$9,930,000--
Total$36,738,080$13,152,440$1,250,000$500,000$3,138,080$51,609,270
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Career Earnings: $17,805,920
Career APY: $4,451,480
Potential Earnings: $55,155,920
Total Guarantees: $14,752,200
Largest Cash Payment: $11,638,080 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $12,030,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsDraftedRenegotiated20154$5,155,920$1,288,980$3,114,120$4,017,84077.9%$1,339,280
VikingsExtensionActive20185$50,000,000$10,000,000$11,638,080$13,788,08027.6%$13,788,080
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings4$17,805,920$4,451,480$7,255,9200.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Vikings$435,000$502,440$0$0$435,000$937,4400.7%$2,444,760
2016Vikings$669,360$502,440$0$0$669,360$1,171,8000.8%$669,360
2017Vikings$903,720$502,440$0$0$0$1,406,1600.8%$903,720
2018Vikings$1,138,080$2,602,440$0$0$1,138,080$3,740,5202.1%$11,638,080
2019Vikings$2,000,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$2,000,000$4,848,7502.6%$4,500,000
2020Vikings$7,150,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$0$10,030,0005.0%$7,500,000
2021Vikings$8,150,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$0$11,030,000--$8,500,000
2022Vikings$9,150,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$0$12,030,000--$9,500,000
2023Vikings$9,150,000$430,000$250,000$100,000$0$9,930,000--$9,500,000
Total$38,746,160$14,659,760$1,250,000$500,000$4,242,440$55,124,670$55,155,920

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20151471.0%16.9%7220423881000000
20161584.0%12.8%70392.525.59491771101
20171697.2%13.8%6544149661310001
20181484.2%15.9%6244112316231100

Financial Reports

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