Kevin Zeitler

Right Guard

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $5,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 2.56%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $10,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 5.52%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.00
  • Total Contract Value: $60,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $12,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/80 at RG
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $23,000,000
  • Age: 29
  • 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

Per report from Field Yates the New York Giants restructured Zeitler's contract converting $7.5 million of his 2019 base salary into a signing bonus.  The adjustment created a $5 million cap savings for 2019; and increases Zeitler's cap charges in 2020 & 2021 by $2.5 million each.

The Browns traded Zeitler to the Giants. The trade will be official on March 13, 2019.

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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201929$2,500,000$2,500,000$3,500,000$5,000,0002.7%
202030$10,000,000$2,500,000$0$12,500,0006.3%
202131$12,000,000$2,500,000$0$14,500,000--
Total$24,500,000$7,500,000$3,500,000$32,000,000
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Career Earnings: $51,114,200
Career APY: $7,302,029
Potential Earnings: $75,614,200
Total Guarantees: $52,125,446
Largest Cash Payment: $18,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $14,500,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsDraftedExpired20125$15,614,200$3,122,840$6,125,446$15,614,200100.0%$3,122,840
BrownsUFATraded20175$60,000,000$12,000,000$23,000,000$28,000,00046.7%$14,000,000
GiantsUFAActive20175$60,000,000$12,000,000$23,000,000$7,500,00012.5%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals5$15,614,200$3,122,840$15,614,2000.0%$00.0%
Browns2$28,000,000$14,000,000$20,800,0000.0%$7,200,0000.0%
Giants0$7,500,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Bengals$390,000$981,673$0$1,371,6731.1%$4,316,692
2013Bengals$732,918$981,673$732,918$1,714,5911.4%$732,918
2014Bengals$1,075,836$981,673$1,075,836$2,057,5091.5%$1,075,836
2015Bengals$1,418,754$981,673$0$2,400,4271.7%$1,418,754
2016Bengals$8,070,000$0$8,070,000$8,070,0005.2%$8,070,000
2017Browns$6,000,000$2,400,000$6,000,000$8,400,0005.0%$18,000,000
2018Browns$10,000,000$2,400,000$10,000,000$12,400,0007.0%$10,000,000
2019Giants$2,500,000$2,500,000$3,500,000$5,000,0002.7%$10,000,000
2020Giants$10,000,000$2,500,000$0$12,500,0006.3%$10,000,000
2021Giants$12,000,000$2,500,000$0$14,500,000--$12,000,000
Total$52,187,508$16,226,692$29,378,754$68,414,200$75,614,200
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Browns2019$7,200,000$0
Total$7,200,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnaps
OffenseSpecial
20121699.4%16.8%
20131271.5%12.4%
20141269.4%9.9%
20151698.7%16.9%
201616100.0%15.8%
201716100.0%10.6%
201816100.0%12.9%
20192100.0%11.1%

Financial Reports

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