• 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $10,668,750
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 5.57%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $9,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 4.84%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.89
  • Total Contract Value: $50,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $12,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 7/114 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $11,150,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 323
  • College: East Carolina
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • Entry: 2010 Draft, Round 2, #46 overall (Giants)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Linval Joseph signed a five year, $50 million contract extension with the Minnesota Vikings on August 7, 2017. According to Mike Florio of PFT, Joseph received $11.15 million fully guaranteed including a $6 million signing bonus and a $4 million roster bonus. A total of $31.5 million is guaranteed with each guarantee vesting to full on the 3rd day of the respective league year. There are also $500,000 in annual per game bonuses beginning in 2019. Joseph's 2017 cap charge increases $200,000 with the extension and his 2018 cap charge will increase by $1.2 million.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201729$1,150,000$1,800,000$4,000,000$0$100,000$5,150,000$7,050,0004.2%
201830$1,150,000$1,800,000$5,000,000$0$100,000$6,150,000$8,050,0004.5%
2019 📝
March 15: Base salary becomes fully guaranteed
31$8,900,000$1,200,000$0$500,000$100,000$8,900,000$10,668,7505.7%
2020 📝
March 13: $5.2 million of base salary becomes fully guaranteed
32$11,150,000$1,200,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$12,950,0006.5%
202133$10,650,000$1,200,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$12,450,000--
202234$11,900,000$0$0$500,000$100,000$0$12,500,000--
Total$44,900,000$7,200,000$9,000,000$2,000,000$600,000$20,200,000$63,668,750
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Career Earnings: $39,718,000
Career APY: $4,413,111
Potential Earnings: $84,718,000
Total Guarantees: $23,650,000
Largest Cash Payment: $12,500,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Hit: $12,950,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsUFARenegotiated20145$31,250,000$6,250,000$12,500,000$18,750,00060.0%$6,250,000
VikingsExtensionActive20174$50,000,000$12,500,000$11,150,000$17,500,00035.0%$8,750,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Giants4$3,468,000$867,000$4,310,5000.0%$00.0%
Vikings5$36,250,000$7,250,000$32,650,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2010Giants$320,000$382,000$0$0$0$0$0$702,000--$1,848,000
2011Giants$450,000$382,000$0$0$0$842,500$0$1,674,5001.4%$450,000
2012Giants$540,000$382,000$0$0$0$0$0$922,0000.8%$540,000
2013Giants$630,000$382,000$0$0$0$0$0$1,012,0000.8%$630,000
2014Vikings$3,500,000$600,000$2,400,000$0$100,000$0$5,900,000$6,600,0005.0%$9,000,000
2015Vikings$3,900,000$600,000$0$0$100,000$0$3,600,000$4,600,0003.2%$4,000,000
2016Vikings$5,650,000$600,000$0$0$100,000$0$0$6,350,0004.1%$5,750,000
2017Vikings$1,150,000$1,800,000$4,000,000$0$100,000$0$5,150,000$7,050,0004.2%$11,250,000
2018Vikings$1,150,000$1,800,000$5,000,000$0$100,000$0$6,150,000$8,050,0004.5%$6,250,000
2019Vikings$8,900,000$1,200,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$8,900,000$10,668,7505.7%$9,500,000
2020Vikings$11,150,000$1,200,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$0$12,950,0006.5%$11,750,000
2021Vikings$10,650,000$1,200,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$0$12,450,000--$11,250,000
2022Vikings$11,900,000$0$0$500,000$100,000$0$0$12,500,000--$12,500,000
Total$59,890,000$10,528,000$11,400,000$2,000,000$900,000$842,500$29,700,000$85,529,250$84,718,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20111553.8%0.0%3415215454000000
20121665.9%11.3%33264175700012160
20131551.2%5.3%3425326880001100
20141667.4%17.1%28193235101000000
20151249.2%9.1%42140.54741001000
20161669.4%12.4%3740421.55160003000
20171666.5%7.6%38253.523.5580000100
20181564.7%11.6%35231154400011641

Financial Reports

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