Eric Kendricks

Inside Linebacker

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $3,740,520
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 1.96%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $11,638,080
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 5.70%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.11
  • Total Contract Value: $50,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $10,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/40 at ILB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $11,638,080
  • Age: 26
  • 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 26 $1,138,080 $1,138,080 $2,602,440 $0 $0 $0 $3,740,520 2.1%
2019 27 $4,150,000 $2,100,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $6,600,000 3.5%
2020 28 $7,150,000 $2,100,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $9,600,000 4.8%
2021 29 $8,150,000 $2,100,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $10,600,000 --
2022 30 $9,150,000 $2,100,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $11,600,000 --
2023 31 $9,150,000 $0 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $9,500,000 --
Total $38,888,080 $11,002,440 $1,250,000 $500,000 $0 $51,640,520
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Career Earnings: $15,655,920
Career APY: $3,913,980
Potential Earnings: $55,155,920
Total Guarantees: $14,752,200
Largest Cash Payment: $11,638,080 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $11,600,000 (2022)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Vikings Drafted Renegotiated 2015 4 $5,155,920 $1,288,980 $3,114,120 $4,017,840 77.9% $1,339,280
Vikings Extension Active 2018 5 $50,000,000 $10,000,000 $11,638,080 $11,638,080 23.3% $11,638,080
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Vikings 4 $15,655,920 $3,913,980 $7,255,920 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 $435,000 $502,440 $0 $0 $0 $937,440 0.7% $2,444,760
2016 Vikings $669,360 $669,360 $502,440 $0 $0 $0 $1,171,800 0.8% $669,360
2017 Vikings $903,720 $502,440 $0 $0 $0 $1,406,160 0.8% $903,720
2018 Vikings $1,138,080 $1,138,080 $2,602,440 $0 $0 $0 $3,740,520 2.1% $11,638,080
2019 Vikings $4,150,000 $2,100,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $6,600,000 3.5% $4,500,000
2020 Vikings $7,150,000 $2,100,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $9,600,000 4.8% $7,500,000
2021 Vikings $8,150,000 $2,100,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $10,600,000 -- $8,500,000
2022 Vikings $9,150,000 $2,100,000 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $11,600,000 -- $9,500,000
2023 Vikings $9,150,000 $0 $250,000 $100,000 $0 $9,500,000 -- $9,500,000
Total $40,896,160 $12,509,760 $1,250,000 $500,000 $0 $55,155,920   $55,155,920

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2015 14 71.0% 16.9%7220423881000000
2016 15 84.0% 12.8%70392.525.59491771101
2017 16 97.2% 13.8%6544149661310001
2018 14 84.2% 15.9%6244112316231100

Financial Reports

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