Everson Griffen

4-3 Defensive End

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $8,600,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 5.06%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $9,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 5.44%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.05
  • Total Contract Value: $58,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $14,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 4/126 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $18,800,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 273
  • College: USC
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2010 Draft, Round 4, #100 overall (Vikings)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)

Contract Notes

DE Everson Griffen signed a four year, $58 million contract extension with the Minnesota Vikings on July 26, 2017. Griffen received $18.8 million fully guaranteed per Matt Vensel of the Star Tribune. The guarantee is made up of a $2 million signing bonus and his 2017 and 2018 salaries. Griffen's cap figures in 2017 and 2018 will increase by $400,000 and $1.9 million.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201730$1,900,000 $6,900,000$1,600,000$5,000,000$100,000$0$8,600,0005.1%
201831$3,900,000 $9,900,000$1,600,000$6,000,000$100,000$0$11,600,0006.5%
201932$10,900,000$400,000$500,000$100,000$0$11,900,0006.3%
202033$12,900,000$400,000$500,000$100,000$0$13,900,0007.0%
202134$13,400,000$400,000$500,000$100,000$0$14,400,000--
202235$14,900,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$15,500,000--
Total$57,900,000$4,400,000$13,000,000$600,000$0$75,900,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $38,480,000
Years: 8
Career APY: $4,810,000
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsDraftedExpired20104$2,330,000$582,500$2,480,000106.4%$620,000
VikingsUFARenegotiated20145$42,500,000$8,500,000$27,000,00063.5%$9,000,000
VikingsExtensionActive20174$58,000,000$14,500,000$9,000,00015.5%$9,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings8$38,480,000$4,810,000$35,680,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2010Vikings$320,000$135,000$0$0$0$455,000--
2011Vikings$450,000$135,000$0$0$0$585,0000.5%
2012Vikings$540,000$135,000$0$0$0$675,0000.6%
2013Vikings$630,000$135,000$0$0$0$765,0000.6%
2014Vikings$6,900,000 $6,900,000$1,200,000$0$100,000$0$8,200,0006.2%
2015Vikings$6,900,000 $6,900,000$1,200,000$0$100,000$0$8,200,0005.7%
2016Vikings$6,900,000$1,200,000$0$100,000$0$8,200,0005.3%
2017Vikings$1,900,000 $6,900,000$1,600,000$5,000,000$100,000$0$8,600,0005.1%
2018Vikings$3,900,000 $9,900,000$1,600,000$6,000,000$100,000$0$11,600,0006.5%
2019Vikings$10,900,000$400,000$500,000$100,000$0$11,900,0006.3%
2020Vikings$12,900,000$400,000$500,000$100,000$0$13,900,0007.0%
2021Vikings$13,400,000$400,000$500,000$100,000$0$14,400,000--
2022Vikings$14,900,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$15,500,000--
Total$80,540,000$8,540,000$13,000,000$900,000$0$102,980,000 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141689.4%18.0%4117124314243001000
20151580.4%12.8%341010.56514304001000
20161685.8%15.2%361287192210023201
20171579.7%10.3%3113137612240003000

Financial Reports

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