Giovani Bernard

Running Back

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $4,766,666 (2.29% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $4,100,000 (2.11% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.86
  • Contract Value: $10,300,000 ($5,150,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 13/192 at RB

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201928$3,500,000$1,416,667$0$200,000$200,000$5,316,6662.7%
202029$3,100,000$666,666$600,000$200,000$200,000$4,766,6662.3%
202130$3,700,000$666,667$0$200,000$200,000$4,766,6672.2%
Total$10,300,000$2,750,000$600,000$600,000$600,000$14,849,999

Contract Notes

Giovanni Bernard signed a 2 year extension with the Cincinnati Bengals on September 2, 2019.  The extension is worth $10.3 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.
Career Earnings: $22,803,340
Career APY: $3,257,620
Potential Earnings: $31,003,340
Total Guarantees: $10,249,400
Largest Cash Payment: $6,321,364 (2016)
Largest Cap Number: $5,316,666 (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$10,300,000$5,150,000$2,000,000$5,900,00057.3%$5,900,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals7$22,803,340$3,257,620$21,445,0060.0%$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$955,1530.7%$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$1,432,7290.9%$882,576
2016Bengals$1,071,364$1,300,153$2,000,000$200,000$50,000$2,000,000$4,621,5172.8%$6,321,364
2017Bengals$1,600,000$750,000$1,000,000$200,000$200,000$0$3,675,0002.1%$3,000,000
2018Bengals$3,100,000$750,000$0$200,000$200,000$0$4,250,0002.3%$3,450,000
2019Bengals$3,500,000$1,416,667$0$200,000$200,000$0$5,316,6662.7%$5,900,000
2020Bengals$3,100,000$666,666$600,000$200,000$200,000$0$4,766,6662.3%$4,100,000
2021Bengals$3,700,000$666,667$0$200,000$200,000$0$4,766,6672.2%$4,100,000
Total$17,952,728$7,200,612$3,600,000$1,200,000$1,100,000$3,048,788$30,978,339$31,003,340

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2013160054.2%0.6%1706954.15565149.2311
2014133047.9%0.2%1686804.05433498.1200
2015160055.0%0.5%1547304.72494729.6010
2016106036.2%0.0%913373.72393368.6111
2017160050.3%5.5%954064.323737110.0200
2018124033.0%2.4%562113.83352186.2000
2019160040.7%2.0%531703.20302347.8021

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$1,643,000$5,150,000
Injury Adjusted$1,643,000$5,150,000
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OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.2M $7.8M $10.4M $13.0M APY $2.7M $5.3M $8.0M $10.7M $13.3M $6,061,000 $4,250,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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