Jay Cutler

Career Earnings: $127,874,999
Career APY: $10,656,250
Total Guarantees: $74,050,000
Largest Cash Payment: $22,500,000 (2014)
Largest Cap Hit: $18,500,000 (2014)
  • Date of Birth: April 29, 1983
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 220
  • College: Vanderbilt
  • Entry: 2006 Draft, Round 1, #11 overall (Broncos)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Broncos Drafted Traded 2006 6 $34,112,500 $5,685,417 $11,050,000 $13,970,000 41.0% $4,656,667
Bears Extension Expired 2009 2 $28,912,499 $14,456,250 $20,000,000 $49,904,999 172.6% $9,981,000
Bears UFA Terminated 2014 7 $126,700,000 $18,100,000 $38,000,000 $54,000,000 42.6% $18,000,000
Dolphins SFA Expired 2017 1 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $5,000,000 $10,000,000 100.0% $10,000,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Broncos 3 $13,970,000 $4,656,667 $5,812,500 0.0% $4,732,500 0.0%
Bears 8 $103,904,999 $12,988,125 $101,904,999 0.0% $2,000,000 0.0%
Dolphins 1 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2006 Broncos $275,000 $1,275,000 $0 $1,275,000 $0 $0 $1,550,000 1.5% $1,550,000
2007 Broncos $360,000 $1,577,500 $0 $0 $0 $1,937,500 1.8% $11,247,500
2008 Broncos $647,500 $1,577,500 $0 $100,000 $0 $2,325,000 2.0% $1,172,500
2009 Bears $10,034,999 $1,400,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $11,534,999 9.4% $17,134,999
2010 Bears $7,000,000 $1,400,000 $0 $500,000 $0 $8,900,000 -- $7,500,000
2011 Bears $7,600,000 $1,400,000 $0 $500,000 $0 $9,500,000 7.9% $8,100,000
2012 Bears $7,700,000 $1,400,000 $0 $500,000 $0 $9,600,000 8.0% $8,200,000
2013 Bears $8,470,000 $1,400,000 $0 $500,000 $0 $10,370,000 8.4% $8,970,000
2014 Bears $17,500,000 $22,500,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $18,500,000 13.9% $22,500,000
2015 Bears $15,500,000 $15,500,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $16,500,000 11.5% $15,500,000
2016 Bears $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $17,000,000 10.9% $16,000,000
2017 Dolphins $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $10,000,000 6.0% $10,000,000
Total $96,087,499 $18,155,000 $1,275,000 $2,200,000 $0 $117,717,499   $127,874,999
Dead Money History
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Broncos 2009 $4,732,500 $0
Bears 2017 $2,000,000 $0
Total$6,732,500$0