Kevin Zeitler

Right Guard

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $12,400,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 5.15%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $10,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 4.98%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.81
  • Total Contract Value: $60,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $12,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/9 at RG
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $23,000,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 315
  • College: Wisconsin
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 1, #27 overall (Bengals)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Kevin Zeitler signed a five year, $60 million contract with the Browns on March 11, 2017. Zeitler recieved $23 million guaranteed at signing including a $12 million signing bonus. The contract has $31.5 million in total guarantees, the balance of which will become fully guaranteed in 2018.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 27 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $2,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $8,400,000 5.0%
2018 28 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $2,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $12,400,000 7.0%
2019 29 $10,000,000 $3,500,000 $2,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $12,400,000 6.5%
2020 30 $10,000,000 $2,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $12,400,000 6.2%
2021 31 $12,000,000 $2,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $14,400,000 --
Total $48,000,000 $12,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $60,000,000
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Career Earnings: $43,614,200
Career APY: $6,230,600
Potential Earnings: $75,614,200
Total Guarantees: $29,125,446
Largest Cash Payment: $18,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $14,400,000 (2021)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Bengals Drafted Expired 2012 5 $15,614,200 $3,122,840 $6,125,446 $15,614,200 100.0% $3,122,840
Browns UFA Active 2017 5 $60,000,000 $12,000,000 $23,000,000 $28,000,000 46.7% $14,000,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Bengals 5 $15,614,200 $3,122,840 $15,614,200 0.0% $0 0.0%
Browns 2 $28,000,000 $14,000,000 $20,800,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2012 Bengals $390,000 $981,673 $0 $0 $0 $1,371,673 1.1% $4,316,692
2013 Bengals $732,918 $732,918 $981,673 $0 $0 $0 $1,714,591 1.4% $732,918
2014 Bengals $1,075,836 $1,075,836 $981,673 $0 $0 $0 $2,057,509 1.5% $1,075,836
2015 Bengals $1,418,754 $981,673 $0 $0 $0 $2,400,427 1.7% $1,418,754
2016 Bengals $8,070,000 $8,070,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,070,000 5.2% $8,070,000
2017 Browns $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $2,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $8,400,000 5.0% $18,000,000
2018 Browns $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $2,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $12,400,000 7.0% $10,000,000
2019 Browns $10,000,000 $3,500,000 $2,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $12,400,000 6.5% $10,000,000
2020 Browns $10,000,000 $2,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $12,400,000 6.2% $10,000,000
2021 Browns $12,000,000 $2,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $14,400,000 -- $12,000,000
Total $59,687,508 $15,926,692 $0 $0 $0 $75,614,200   $75,614,200

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps
Offense Special
2012 16 99.4% 16.8%
2013 12 71.5% 12.4%
2014 12 69.4% 9.9%
2015 16 98.7% 16.9%
2016 16 100.0% 15.8%
2017 16 100.0% 10.6%
2018 16 100.0% 12.9%

Financial Reports

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