• 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $4,984,375
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 2.61%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $8,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 3.71%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.61
  • Total Contract Value: $14,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 8/94 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,500,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 246
  • College: Mississippi State
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 4, #99 overall (Seahawks)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

KJ Wright signed a 2 year contract with the Seattle Seahawks on March 15, 2019.  The contract is worth $14 million with $6.25 million guaranteed at signing; and a total guarantee of $7.25 million.  Wright can earn a $1 million roster bonus on the 5th day of the 2020 league year.  Wright will earn up to $500,000 ($46,875 per game 46 man active) and up to $500,000 ($46,875 per game 53 man) in each year of the contract.  Wright has a $1.5 million salary escalator in 2020 based on 2019 playing time (details unknown).

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201930$1,500,000$2,500,000$0$1,500,000$1,500,000$4,984,3752.6%
2020 📝
March 22: $1 million roster bonus due
31$3,500,000$2,500,000$1,000,000$1,500,000$0$8,500,0004.3%
Total$5,000,000$5,000,000$1,000,000$3,000,000$1,500,000$13,484,375
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Career Earnings: $35,312,000
Career APY: $4,414,000
Potential Earnings: $44,312,000
Total Guarantees: $15,736,000
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $8,500,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksDraftedRenegotiated20114$2,526,000$631,500$486,000$1,881,00074.5%$627,000
SeahawksExtensionExpired20144$27,000,000$6,750,000$8,750,000$28,431,000105.3%$5,686,200
SeahawksUFAActive20192$14,000,000$7,000,000$6,500,000$5,000,00035.7%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks8$35,312,000$4,414,000$30,312,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Seahawks$375,000$121,500$0$0$0$496,5000.4%$861,000
2012Seahawks$465,000$121,500$0$0$0$586,5000.5%$465,000
2013Seahawks$555,000$121,500$0$0$0$676,5000.6%$555,000
2014Seahawks$1,431,000$1,121,500$0$0$0$2,552,5001.9%$6,431,000
2015Seahawks$3,750,000$1,000,000$0$0$3,750,000$4,750,0003.3%$3,750,000
2016Seahawks$5,250,000$1,000,000$0$0$5,250,000$6,250,0004.0%$5,250,000
2017Seahawks$5,800,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$6,800,0004.1%$5,800,000
2018Seahawks$7,200,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$8,200,0004.6%$7,200,000
2019Seahawks$1,500,000$2,500,000$0$1,500,000$1,500,000$4,984,3752.6%$8,000,000
2020Seahawks$3,500,000$2,500,000$1,000,000$1,500,000$0$8,500,0004.3%$6,000,000
Total$29,826,000$10,486,000$1,000,000$3,000,000$10,500,000$43,796,375$44,312,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20111551.0%0.0%50152910430011300
20121586.3%25.5%68301138351241000
20131370.9%19.5%46341.54.5424000100
20141693.8%6.0%733428524003100
20151697.2%13.7%7145111423004240
20161695.6%13.0%7254471285001100
20171586.9%17.0%693100526110100
2018522.5%2.8%15800203000000
2019189.6%16.1%2300000000000

Financial Reports

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