Eric Kendricks

Inside Linebacker

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $3,740,520
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 1.97%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $11,638,080
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 6.73%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.11
  • Total Contract Value: $50,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $10,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 3/102 at ILB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $11,638,080
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 232
  • College: UCLA
  • Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 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

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201826$1,138,080 $1,138,080$2,602,440$0$0$0$3,740,5202.1%
201927$4,150,000$2,100,000$250,000$100,000$0$6,600,0003.5%
202028$7,150,000$2,100,000$250,000$100,000$0$9,600,0004.8%
202129$8,150,000$2,100,000$250,000$100,000$0$10,600,000--
202230$9,150,000$2,100,000$250,000$100,000$0$11,600,000--
202331$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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Contract History

Career Earnings: $14,517,840
Years: 3
Career APY: $4,839,280
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsDraftedRenegotiated20154$5,155,920$1,288,980$4,017,84077.9%$1,339,280
VikingsExtensionActive20185$50,000,000$10,000,000$10,500,00021.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings3$14,517,840$4,839,280$3,515,4000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2015Vikings$435,000 $435,000$502,440$0$0$0$937,4400.7%
2016Vikings$669,360 $669,360$502,440$0$0$0$1,171,8000.8%
2017Vikings$903,720$502,440$0$0$0$1,406,1600.8%
2018Vikings$1,138,080 $1,138,080$2,602,440$0$0$0$3,740,5202.1%
2019Vikings$4,150,000$2,100,000$250,000$100,000$0$6,600,0003.5%
2020Vikings$7,150,000$2,100,000$250,000$100,000$0$9,600,0004.8%
2021Vikings$8,150,000$2,100,000$250,000$100,000$0$10,600,000--
2022Vikings$9,150,000$2,100,000$250,000$100,000$0$11,600,000--
2023Vikings$9,150,000$0$250,000$100,000$0$9,500,000--
Total$40,896,160$12,509,760$1,250,000$500,000$0$55,155,920 

Statistics (2014-present)

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

Financial Reports

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