Josh Bynes

Inside Linebacker

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $1,285,208
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 0.72%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $1,917,188
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 1.33%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.49
  • Total Contract Value: $5,575,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $1,858,333
  • Position Ranking: 4/40 at ILB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,250,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 240
  • College: Auburn
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2011 Undrafted Free Agent (Ravens)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Josh Bynes signed a 3 year, $5.575 million contract with the Cardinals. Bynes received a $1 million signing bonus. There are yearly per game bonuses. Various incentives and escalators can bump the contract value to $9.9 million.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 29 $790,000 $250,000 $333,333 $185,000 $0 $0 $1,285,208 0.7%
2019 30 $1,600,000 $333,333 $225,000 $0 $0 $2,088,021 1.1%
2020 31 $1,550,000 $333,334 $225,000 $0 $0 $2,108,334 1.1%
Total $3,940,000 $1,000,000 $635,000 $0 $0 $5,481,563
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Career Earnings: $4,601,011
Career APY: $575,126
Potential Earnings: $8,201,011
Total Guarantees: $1,250,000
Largest Cash Payment: $1,917,188 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $2,108,334 (2020)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Ravens UDFA Expired 2011 3 $0 $0 $0 $0 0.0% $0
Lions SFA Expired 2016 1 $900,000 $900,000 $0 $1,908,823 212.1% $636,274
Cardinals SFA Expired 2017 1 $775,000 $775,000 $0 $775,000 100.0% $775,000
Cardinals UFA Active 2018 3 $5,575,000 $1,858,333 $1,250,000 $1,917,188 34.4% $1,917,188
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Ravens 3 $0 $0 $0 0.0% $0 0.0%
Lions 3 $1,908,823 $636,274 $1,783,823 0.0% $125,000 0.0%
Cardinals 2 $2,692,188 $1,346,094 $1,900,208 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2011 Ravens $375,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 0.0% $0
2012 Ravens $465,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 0.0% $0
2013 Ravens $555,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 0.0% $0
2014 Lions $570,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $469,411 0.4% $469,411
2015 Lions $660,000 $125,000 $0 $0 $0 $785,000 0.5% $910,000
2016 Lions $900,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $529,412 0.3% $529,412
2017 Cardinals $775,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $615,000 0.4% $775,000
2018 Cardinals $790,000 $250,000 $333,333 $185,000 $0 $0 $1,285,208 0.7% $1,917,188
2019 Cardinals $1,600,000 $333,333 $225,000 $0 $0 $2,088,021 1.1% $1,825,000
2020 Cardinals $1,550,000 $333,334 $225,000 $0 $0 $2,108,334 1.1% $1,775,000
Total $8,240,000 $1,125,000 $635,000 $0 $0 $7,880,386   $8,201,011
Dead Money History
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Lions 2016 $125,000 $125,000
Total$125,000$125,000

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2012 10 18.5% 37.0%191500111000000
2013 15 42.3% 58.0%222300113000000
2014 13 20.0% 55.3%184002111170100
2015 16 78.2% 50.8%56260.55.5535001000
2016 9 36.4% 18.0%261200404000000
2017 14 22.2% 57.9%315122131252000
2018 11 65.0% 13.8%52232225350001231

Financial Reports

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