Julius Peppers

4-3 Defensive End

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $3,750,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 2.08%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $3,500,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 1.83%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.93
  • Total Contract Value: $3,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $3,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 42/254 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,650,000
  • Age: 37
  • Height: 6' 7"
  • Weight: 287
  • College: North Carolina
  • Accrued Seasons: 15
  • Entry: 2002 Draft, Round 1, #2 overall (Panthers)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2018 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Julius Peppers signed a one year, $3.5 million contract with the Panthers on March 13, 2017. Peppers received a $1.65 million signing bonus as part of his contract. Peppers has per game bonuses in his contract that total $600,000.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201737$1,000,000$1,650,000$600,000$250,000$250,000$3,750,0002.2%
Total$1,000,000$1,650,000$600,000$250,000$250,000$3,750,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $151,697,706
Years: 15
Career APY: $10,113,180
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedExpired20027$46,000,000$6,571,429$51,764,706112.5%$7,394,958
PanthersFranchiseExpired20091$16,683,000$16,683,000$18,183,000109.0%$18,183,000
BearsUFATerminated20106$84,000,000$14,000,000$54,100,00064.4%$13,525,000
PackersSFAExpired20143$26,000,000$8,666,667$26,000,000100.0%$8,666,667
PanthersUFAActive20171$3,500,000$3,500,000$1,650,00047.1%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers8$71,597,706$8,949,713$68,947,7060.0%$00.0%
Bears4$54,100,000$13,525,000$45,733,3320.0%$8,366,6680.0%
Packers3$26,000,000$8,666,667$26,000,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2002Panthers$1,000,000$1,300,000$0$0$0$2,064,7062.9%
2003Panthers$350,000$1,975,000$0$150,000$0$2,475,0003.3%
2004Panthers$600,000$1,975,000$0$150,000$0$2,725,0003.4%
2005Panthers$455,000$3,402,500$0$150,000$0$4,007,5004.7%
2006Panthers$2,715,000$4,902,500$0$150,000$3,500,000$11,267,50011.0%
2007Panthers$5,535,000$4,902,500$2,000,000$150,000$1,500,000$14,087,50012.9%
2008Panthers$6,500,000$4,902,500$2,500,000$235,000$0$14,137,50012.2%
2009Panthers$16,683,000 $16,683,000$0$0$0$1,500,000$18,183,00014.8%
2010Bears$900,000 $13,400,000$1,083,333$12,500,000$100,000$200,000$14,783,333--
2011Bears$900,000 $900,000$3,183,333$0$100,000$200,000$4,383,3333.7%
2012Bears$8,900,000 $8,900,000$3,183,333$0$100,000$0$12,183,33310.1%
2013Bears$9,900,000$4,183,333$0$100,000$200,000$14,383,33311.7%
2014Packers$1,000,000$2,500,000$0$0$0$3,500,0002.6%
2015Packers$8,500,000$2,500,000$500,000$500,000$0$12,000,0008.4%
2016Packers$7,000,000$2,500,000$500,000$500,000$0$10,500,0006.8%
2017Panthers$1,000,000$1,650,000$600,000$250,000$250,000$3,750,0002.2%
Total$71,938,000$44,143,332$18,600,000$2,635,000$7,350,000$144,431,038 
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bears2014$8,366,668$0
Total$8,366,668$0

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141673.9%15.1%2914741.55171121014322
20151666.3%14.2%251110.5579160002000
20161656.8%31.9%1587.547.55113002100
20171046.9%20.5%1567.5296110002000

Financial Reports

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