Kirk Cousins

Quarterback

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $24,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 12.61%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $26,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 12.82%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.08
  • Total Contract Value: $84,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $28,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/39 at QB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $84,000,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 209
  • College: Michigan State
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 4, #102 overall (Redskins)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Kirk Cousins signed a three year, $84 million contract with the Vikings on March 15, 2018. The entire contract is fully guaranteed. Cousins received a $3 million signing bonus. Cousins can not be traded nor can he the transition tag be used after the expiration of his contract. Another $6 million in incentives are available. Per Albert Breer the incentives are the following: $500,000 for winning the Super Bowl, $1 million for winning the Super Bowl and ranking top 8 in points, $1.5 million for winning the Super Bowl and ranking top 5 in points, and finally $2 million if he wins the Super Bowl and the team ranks top 3 in points.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201830$22,500,000 $22,500,000$1,500,000$0$0$0$24,000,00013.5%
201931$27,500,000 $27,500,000$1,500,000$0$0$0$29,000,00015.3%
202032$29,500,000 $29,500,000$1,500,000$0$0$0$31,000,00015.5%
Total$79,500,000$4,500,000$0$0$0$84,000,000
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Career Earnings: $49,469,288
Career APY: $8,244,881
Potential Earnings: $130,469,288
Total Guarantees: $128,369,288
Largest Cash Payment: $30,000,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Hit: $31,000,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RedskinsDraftedExpired20124$2,572,688$643,172$2,572,688100.0%$643,172
RedskinsFranchiseExpired20161$19,953,000$19,953,000$19,953,000100.0%$19,953,000
RedskinsFranchiseExpired20171$23,943,600$23,943,600$23,943,600100.0%$23,943,600
VikingsUFAActive20183$84,000,000$28,000,000$3,000,0003.6%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Redskins6$46,469,288$7,744,881$46,469,2880.0%$00.0%
Vikings0$3,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2012Redskins$390,000$118,172$0$0$0$508,1720.4%$862,688
2013Redskins$480,000$118,172$0$0$0$598,1720.5%$480,000
2014Redskins$570,000$118,172$0$0$0$688,1720.5%$570,000
2015Redskins$660,000$118,172$0$0$0$778,1720.5%$660,000
2016Redskins$19,953,000 $19,953,000$0$0$0$0$19,953,00012.9%$19,953,000
2017Redskins$23,943,600 $23,943,600$0$0$0$0$23,943,60014.3%$23,943,600
2018Vikings$22,500,000 $22,500,000$1,500,000$0$0$0$24,000,00013.5%$26,000,000
2019Vikings$27,500,000 $27,500,000$1,500,000$0$0$0$29,000,00015.3%$28,000,000
2020Vikings$29,500,000 $29,500,000$1,500,000$0$0$0$31,000,00015.5%$30,000,000
Total$125,496,600$4,972,688$0$0$0$130,469,288 $130,469,288

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201239.2%0.0%33/4868.8%466433101.63227.3010
2013520.8%0.0%81/15552.3%85447558.44143.5032
2014633.9%0.0%126/20461.8%1710109886.47202.9022
20151695.9%0.0%379/54369.8%4166291126101.626481.8593
201616100.0%0.0%406/60667%491725122397.234962.8493
20171699.6%0.0%327/50365%393527103898.5481673.53135
201813100.0%0.0%370/52470.6%36982493298.4371082.9197

Financial Reports

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