• 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $14,600,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 7.45%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $12,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 5.96%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.82
  • Total Contract Value: $65,200,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $16,300,000
  • Position Ranking: 3/150 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $17,000,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 303
  • College: Georgia
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • Entry: 2010 Draft, Round 4, #120 overall (Bengals)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Geno Atkins signed a four year, $62.5 million contract extension with the Bengals on August 28, 2018. All details of the contract come from a report from Mike Florio of PFT. Per Florio Atkins guarantee is $17 million, which is made up of a $13 million signing bonus and $4 million roster bonus earned at signing. As a practical matter the true guarantee is $25 million as his base salary becomes guaranteed the week after signing when the regular season begins. If he is on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2019 league year he will earn a $3.5 million roster bonus. In each year of the contract Atkins can earn up to $200,000 in per game bonuses and $300,000 in workout bonuses. Atkins 2018 cap charge increased by $5.55 million due to the new extension.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201830$8,000,000$2,600,000$4,000,000$200,000$300,000$4,000,000$15,100,0008.5%
2019 📝
March 15: $3.5 million roster bonus is due
31$8,000,000$2,600,000$3,500,000$200,000$300,000$3,500,000$14,600,0007.8%
202032$11,100,000$2,600,000$0$200,000$300,000$0$14,200,0007.1%
202133$11,700,000$2,600,000$0$200,000$300,000$0$14,800,000--
202234$12,950,000$2,600,000$0$200,000$300,000$0$16,050,000--
Total$51,750,000$13,000,000$7,500,000$1,000,000$1,500,000$7,500,000$74,750,000
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Career Earnings: $72,482,448
Career APY: $8,053,605
Potential Earnings: $121,732,448
Total Guarantees: $32,472,448
Largest Cash Payment: $25,500,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $16,050,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsDraftedRenegotiated20104$3,205,452$801,363$472,448$1,782,44855.6%$594,149
BengalsExtensionRenegotiated20135$53,327,000$10,665,400$15,000,000$45,200,00084.8%$9,040,000
BengalsExtensionActive20184$65,200,000$16,300,000$17,000,000$25,500,00039.1%$25,500,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals9$72,482,448$8,053,605$62,082,4500.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2010Bengals$320,000$118,112$0$0$0$0$438,112--$792,448
2011Bengals$450,000$118,112$0$0$0$0$568,1120.5%$450,000
2012Bengals$540,000$118,112$0$0$0$0$658,1120.5%$540,000
2013Bengals$4,000,000$3,118,114$0$0$0$0$7,118,1145.8%$19,000,000
2014Bengals$2,700,000$3,000,000$3,000,000$0$300,000$0$9,000,0006.8%$6,000,000
2015Bengals$5,700,000$3,000,000$0$0$300,000$0$9,000,0006.3%$6,000,000
2016Bengals$6,300,000$3,000,000$0$0$300,000$0$9,600,0006.2%$6,600,000
2017Bengals$7,300,000$3,000,000$0$0$300,000$0$10,600,0006.3%$7,600,000
2018Bengals$8,000,000$2,600,000$4,000,000$200,000$300,000$4,000,000$15,100,0008.5%$25,500,000
2019Bengals$8,000,000$2,600,000$3,500,000$200,000$300,000$3,500,000$14,600,0007.8%$12,000,000
2020Bengals$11,100,000$2,600,000$0$200,000$300,000$0$14,200,0007.1%$11,600,000
2021Bengals$11,700,000$2,600,000$0$200,000$300,000$0$14,800,000--$12,200,000
2022Bengals$12,950,000$2,600,000$0$200,000$300,000$0$16,050,000--$13,450,000
Total$79,060,000$28,472,450$10,500,000$1,000,000$2,700,000$7,500,000$121,732,450$121,732,448

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20111670.6%0.0%26217.537.5101820022191
20121673.7%1.1%391512.59017212004000
2013942.4%0.6%911652.55130000000
20141665.9%1.3%2014323.5891001000
20151672.6%1.1%3111118617190001000
20161671.8%0.5%211196313260000000
20171665.7%0.4%2816965.510200000000
20181670.4%5.3%2421105513190000000

Financial Reports

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