Kelvin Benjamin

Wide Receiver

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $529,412
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 0.32%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $529,412
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 0.38%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $7,664,250
  • Annual Contract Value: $1,916,063
  • Position Ranking: 62/314 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,199,125
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 240
  • College: Florida State
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 1, #28 overall (Panthers)
  • Year Signed: 2014
  • Contract Type: Drafted
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

The Panthers picked up the 5th year option on receiver Kelvin Benjamin. The option year is worth $8.459 million and is guaranteed for injury. If Benjamin is on the roster on the 1st day of the 2018 league year his salary will become fully guaranteed.

The Bills traded for Benjamin on October 31, 2017. The Bills pick up the remainder of his 2017 salary and his 2018 salary. His 2018 salary remains guaranteed for injury only until the first day of the 2018 league year at which point it will become fully guaranteed.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201726$1,000,000$0$0$0$0$529,4120.3%
201827$8,459,000$0$0$0$0$8,459,0004.8%
Total$9,459,000$0$0$0$0$8,988,412
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $7,664,250
Years: 4
Career APY: $1,916,063
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedTraded20144$7,664,250$1,916,063$7,134,83893.1%$2,378,279
BillsDraftedActive20144$7,664,250$1,916,063$529,4126.9%$529,412
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers3$7,134,838$2,378,279$5,225,6250.0%$1,909,2130.0%
Bills1$529,412$529,412$529,4120.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2014Panthers$420,000 $420,000$973,500$0$0$0$1,393,5001.0%
2015Panthers$768,375 $768,375$973,500$0$0$0$1,741,8751.2%
2016Panthers$1,116,750 $1,116,750$973,500$0$0$0$2,090,2501.3%
2017Bills$1,000,000$0$0$0$0$529,4120.3%
2018Bills$8,459,000$0$0$0$0$8,459,0004.8%
Total$11,764,125$2,920,500$0$0$0$14,214,037 
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Panthers2017$1,909,213$935,713
Total$1,909,213$935,713

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20141683.8%0.2%73100813.89000.0011
20161672.3%0.4%6394114.97000.0011
20171455.8%1.2%4666514.53000.0000

Financial Reports

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