• 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $1,410,416
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 0.71%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $2,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 0.90%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.42
  • Total Contract Value: $5,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $1,833,333
  • Position Ranking: 35/169 at ILB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,900,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 230
  • College: Northern Iowa
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2012 Undrafted Free Agent (Browns)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

L.J. Fort signed a three year, $5.5 million contract with the Eagles on March 14, 2019. Fort received $1.9 million in guarantees, including a $875,000 signing bonus. There are per game bonuses in each year of the contract. The max contract value is $8.5 million which will be reached based on playing time incentives.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201929$1,025,000$291,666$100,000$1,025,000$1,410,4160.7%
2020 📝
March 12: 2020 team option due
30$1,500,000$291,666$250,000$0$2,041,6661.0%
2021 📝
March 12: 2021 team option due
31$1,500,000$291,668$250,000$0$2,041,668--
Total$4,025,000$875,000$600,000$1,025,000$5,493,750
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Career Earnings: $2,443,699
Career APY: $488,740
Potential Earnings: $7,025,323
Total Guarantees: $1,900,000
Largest Cash Payment: $2,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $2,041,668 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersSFATerminated20162$1,140,000$570,000$0$282,35224.8%$141,176
SteelersPracticeRenegotiated20171$122,400$122,400$0$7,2005.9%$0
SteelersSFAExpired20172$1,320,000$660,000$0$1,247,64794.5%$623,824
EaglesUFAActive20193$5,500,000$1,833,333$1,900,000$875,00015.9%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals1$31,500$31,500$31,5000.0%$00.0%
Steelers4$1,537,199$384,300$1,493,8230.0%$457,8000.0%
Eagles0$875,000$0$00.0%$00.0%
Seahawks$0$0$00.0%$41,7180.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Bengals$31,500$0$0$0$31,5000.0%$31,500
2015Steelers$510,000$0$0$0$30,0000.0%$30,000
2016Steelers$525,000$0$0$0$216,1760.1%$216,176
2017Steelers$615,000$0$0$0$542,6470.3%$542,647
2018Steelers$705,000$0$0$0$705,0000.4%$705,000
2019Eagles$1,025,000$291,666$100,000$1,025,000$1,410,4160.7%$2,000,000
2020Eagles$1,500,000$291,666$250,000$0$2,041,6661.0%$1,750,000
2021Eagles$1,500,000$291,668$250,000$0$2,041,668--$1,750,000
Total$6,411,500$875,000$600,000$1,025,000$7,019,073$7,025,323
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Seahawks2014$41,718$41,718
Steelers2015$105,600$105,600
Steelers2016$308,824$308,824
Steelers2017$36,176$36,176
Steelers2017$7,200$7,200
Total$499,518$499,518

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
201410.0%3.9%0000000000000
2016143.9%46.8%0000000000000
2017157.9%64.3%0000000000000
20181529.3%72.5%381017330000101

Financial Reports

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