Julius Peppers

4-3 Defensive End

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $5,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 2.72%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $5,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 2.79%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $5,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $5,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 8/44 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,500,000
  • Age: 38
  • Height: 6' 7"
  • Weight: 287
  • College: North Carolina
  • Accrued Seasons: 16
  • Entry: 2002 Draft, Round 1, #2 overall (Panthers)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Julius Peppers signed a one year, $5 million contract with the Panthers according to multiple reports. Based on these reports we are estimating that Peppers received a $2.5 million signing bonus and $250,000 workout bonus. We will update accordingly when we confirm the contract details.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 38 $2,250,000 $2,500,000 $0 $250,000 $0 $5,000,000 2.8%
Total $2,250,000 $2,500,000 $0 $250,000 $0 $5,000,000
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Career Earnings: $156,797,706
Career APY: $9,799,857
Potential Earnings: $159,297,706
Total Guarantees: $61,383,000
Largest Cash Payment: $20,200,000 (2010)
Largest Cap Hit: $18,183,000 (2009)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Panthers Drafted Expired 2002 7 $46,000,000 $6,571,429 $13,150,000 $51,764,706 112.5% $7,394,958
Panthers Franchise Expired 2009 1 $16,683,000 $16,683,000 $16,683,000 $18,183,000 109.0% $18,183,000
Bears UFA Terminated 2010 6 $84,000,000 $14,000,000 $19,900,000 $54,100,000 64.4% $13,525,000
Packers SFA Expired 2014 3 $26,000,000 $8,666,667 $7,500,000 $26,000,000 100.0% $8,666,667
Panthers UFA Expired 2017 1 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $1,650,000 $4,250,000 121.4% $4,250,000
Panthers UFA Active 2018 1 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 50.0% $0
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Panthers 9 $76,697,706 $8,521,967 $72,697,706 0.0% $0 0.0%
Bears 4 $54,100,000 $13,525,000 $45,733,332 0.0% $8,366,668 0.0%
Packers 3 $26,000,000 $8,666,667 $26,000,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2002 Panthers $1,000,000 $1,300,000 $0 $0 $0 $2,064,706 2.9% $9,864,706
2003 Panthers $350,000 $1,975,000 $0 $150,000 $0 $2,475,000 3.3% $4,550,000
2004 Panthers $600,000 $1,975,000 $0 $150,000 $0 $2,725,000 3.4% $1,750,000
2005 Panthers $455,000 $3,402,500 $0 $150,000 $0 $4,007,500 4.7% $6,315,000
2006 Panthers $2,715,000 $4,902,500 $0 $150,000 $3,500,000 $11,267,500 11.0% $10,865,000
2007 Panthers $5,535,000 $4,902,500 $2,000,000 $150,000 $1,500,000 $14,087,500 12.9% $7,685,000
2008 Panthers $6,500,000 $4,902,500 $2,500,000 $235,000 $0 $14,137,500 12.2% $10,735,000
2009 Panthers $16,683,000 $16,683,000 $0 $0 $0 $1,500,000 $18,183,000 14.8% $18,183,000
2010 Bears $900,000 $13,400,000 $1,083,333 $12,500,000 $100,000 $200,000 $14,783,333 -- $20,200,000
2011 Bears $900,000 $900,000 $3,183,333 $0 $100,000 $200,000 $4,383,333 3.7% $11,700,000
2012 Bears $8,900,000 $8,900,000 $3,183,333 $0 $100,000 $0 $12,183,333 10.1% $9,000,000
2013 Bears $9,900,000 $4,183,333 $0 $100,000 $200,000 $14,383,333 11.7% $13,200,000
2014 Packers $1,000,000 $2,500,000 $0 $0 $0 $3,500,000 2.6% $8,500,000
2015 Packers $8,500,000 $2,500,000 $500,000 $500,000 $0 $12,000,000 8.4% $9,500,000
2016 Packers $7,000,000 $2,500,000 $500,000 $500,000 $0 $10,500,000 6.8% $8,000,000
2017 Panthers $1,000,000 $1,650,000 $600,000 $250,000 $250,000 $3,750,000 2.2% $4,250,000
2018 Panthers $2,250,000 $2,500,000 $0 $250,000 $0 $5,000,000 2.8% $5,000,000
Total $74,188,000 $46,643,332 $18,600,000 $2,885,000 $7,350,000 $149,431,038   $159,297,706
Dead Money History
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Bears 2014 $8,366,668 $0
Total$8,366,668$0

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2011 15 82.1% 0.0%334116015134003200
2012 16 74.5% 12.4%32711.573.513152001460
2013 16 81.7% 19.7%311474486311421421
2014 16 73.9% 15.1%2914741.55171121014322
2015 16 66.3% 14.2%251110.5579160002000
2016 16 56.8% 31.9%1587.547.55113002100
2017 16 50.0% 21.1%2112116110160002200
2018 14 50.2% 18.6%974193105002000

Financial Reports

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