Giovani Bernard

Running Back

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $5,266,667
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 2.68%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $5,316,667
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 2.98%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.01
  • Total Contract Value: $9,700,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,850,000
  • Position Ranking: 13/163 at RB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,000,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 208
  • College: North Carolina
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2013 Draft, Round 2, #37 overall (Bengals)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $1,626,000

Contract Notes

Giovanni Bernard signed a 2 year extension with the Cincinnati Bengals on September 2, 2019.  The extension is worth $9.7 million in new money with $2 million guaranteed via signing bonus.  Bernard can earn up to $200,000 ($12,500 per game active) in roster bonuses in each year of the contract; along with a $200,000 workout bonus in each year of the contract.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201928$3,500,000$1,416,667$200,000$200,000$5,266,6672.8%
202029$3,100,000$666,667$200,000$200,000$4,166,6672.1%
202130$3,700,000$666,667$200,000$200,000$4,766,667--
Total$10,300,000$2,750,001$600,000$600,000$14,200,001
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Career Earnings: $18,903,340
Career APY: $3,150,557
Potential Earnings: $29,820,007
Total Guarantees: $10,249,400
Largest Cash Payment: $6,321,364 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $5,266,667 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsDraftedRenegotiated20134$5,253,340$1,313,335$3,249,400$4,131,97678.7%$1,377,325
BengalsExtensionRenegotiated20163$15,500,000$5,166,667$5,000,000$12,771,36482.4%$4,257,121
BengalsExtensionActive20192$9,700,000$4,850,000$2,000,000$2,000,00020.6%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals6$18,903,340$3,150,557$16,128,3400.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Bengals$405,000$550,153$0$0$0$405,000$955,1530.8%$2,605,612
2014Bengals$643,788$550,153$0$0$0$643,788$1,193,9410.9%$643,788
2015Bengals$832,576$550,153$0$0$50,000$0$1,432,7291.0%$882,576
2016Bengals$1,071,364$1,300,153$2,000,000$200,000$50,000$2,000,000$4,621,5173.0%$6,321,364
2017Bengals$1,600,000$750,000$1,000,000$200,000$200,000$0$3,675,0002.2%$3,000,000
2018Bengals$3,100,000$750,000$0$200,000$200,000$0$4,250,0002.4%$3,450,000
2019Bengals$3,500,000$1,416,667$0$200,000$200,000$0$5,266,6672.8%$5,316,667
2020Bengals$3,100,000$666,667$0$200,000$200,000$0$4,166,6672.1%$3,500,000
2021Bengals$3,700,000$666,667$0$200,000$200,000$0$4,766,667--$4,100,000
Total$17,952,728$7,200,613$3,000,000$1,200,000$1,100,000$3,048,788$30,328,341$29,820,007

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
OffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20131654.2%0.6%1706954.15565149.2311
20141347.9%0.2%1686804.05433498.1200
20151655.0%0.5%1547304.72494729.6010
20161036.2%0.0%913373.72393368.6111
20171650.3%5.5%954064.323737110.0200
20181233.0%2.4%562113.83352186.2000
20191240.8%2.1%391213.10241817.5021

Financial Reports

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