Joe Berger

Career Earnings: $12,547,100
Career APY: $965,162
Total Guarantees: $1,681,600
Largest Cash Payment: $2,168,500 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $2,126,250 (2017)
  • Date of Birth: May 25, 1982
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 305
  • College: Michigan Tech
  • Entry: 2005 Draft, Round 6, #207 overall (Panthers)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedTerminated20053$981,600$327,200$56,6005.8%$0
DolphinsSFATerminated20052$580,000$290,000$477,05982.3%$477,059
CowboysSFAExpired20052$580,000$290,000$102,94117.7%$102,941
CowboysERFAExpired20071$435,000$435,000$435,000100.0%$435,000
CowboysRFAExpired20081$927,000$927,000$927,000100.0%$927,000
DolphinsUFATerminated20093$3,475,000$1,158,333$1,850,00053.2%$925,000
VikingsSFAExpired20112$1,927,812$963,906$1,885,00097.8%$942,500
VikingsUFAExpired20131$905,000$905,000$905,000100.0%$905,000
VikingsUFAExpired20141$920,000$920,000$920,000100.0%$920,000
VikingsUFARenegotiated20152$2,155,000$1,077,500$1,520,00070.5%$1,520,000
VikingsExtensionExpired20161$2,465,000$2,465,000$3,468,500140.7%$1,734,250
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers0$56,600$0$00.0%$56,6000.0%
Dolphins3$2,327,059$775,686$1,946,6660.0%$380,3930.0%
Cowboys3$1,464,941$488,314$1,464,9410.0%$00.0%
Vikings7$8,698,500$1,242,643$8,081,8750.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2005Dolphins$230,000$0$0$0$0$230,0000.3%$230,000
2006Cowboys$350,000$0$0$0$0$102,9410.1%$102,941
2007Cowboys$435,000$0$0$0$0$435,0000.4%$435,000
2008Cowboys$927,000$0$0$0$0$927,0000.8%$927,000
2009Dolphins$675,000$108,333$0$0$0$783,3330.6%$1,000,000
2010Dolphins$700,000$108,333$125,000$0$0$933,333--$825,000
2011Vikings$727,812$62,500$0$0$0$747,5000.6%$810,000
2012Vikings$1,000,000$62,500$75,000$0$0$1,137,5000.9%$1,075,000
2013Vikings$840,000$65,000$0$0$0$620,0000.5%$905,000
2014Vikings$855,000$65,000$0$0$0$635,0000.5%$920,000
2015Vikings$970,000$0$130,000$20,000$0$1,120,0000.8%$1,520,000
2016Vikings$985,000$457,500$250,000$50,000$0$1,695,6251.1%$2,168,500
2017Vikings$1,000,000$457,500$250,000$50,000$400,000$2,126,2501.3%$1,300,000
Total$9,694,812$1,386,666$830,000$120,000$400,000$11,493,482 $12,218,441
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Panthers2005$18,866$56,600
Panthers2006$37,734$0
Dolphins2006$247,059$247,059
Dolphins2011$133,334$25,000
Total$436,993$328,659