Linval Joseph

4-3 Defensive Tackle

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $10,668,750
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 5.49%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $9,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 5.86%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.89
  • Total Contract Value: $50,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $12,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/22 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 29 $1,150,000 $5,150,000 $1,800,000 $4,000,000 $100,000 $0 $7,050,000 4.2%
2018 30 $1,150,000 $6,150,000 $1,800,000 $5,000,000 $100,000 $0 $8,050,000 4.5%
2019 31 $8,900,000 $1,200,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $10,668,750 5.6%
2020 32 $11,150,000 $1,200,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $12,950,000 6.5%
2021 33 $10,650,000 $1,200,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $12,450,000 --
2022 34 $11,900,000 $0 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $12,500,000 --
Total $44,900,000 $7,200,000 $11,000,000 $600,000 $0 $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

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Giants 2010 4 $4,310,500 $1,077,625 $0 $3,468,000 80.5% $867,000
Vikings UFA Renegotiated 2014 5 $31,250,000 $6,250,000 $12,500,000 $18,750,000 60.0% $6,250,000
Vikings Extension Active 2017 4 $50,000,000 $12,500,000 $11,150,000 $17,500,000 35.0% $8,750,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Giants 4 $3,468,000 $867,000 $4,310,500 0.0% $0 0.0%
Vikings 5 $36,250,000 $7,250,000 $32,650,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2010 Giants $320,000 $382,000 $0 $0 $0 $702,000 -- $1,848,000
2011 Giants $450,000 $382,000 $0 $0 $842,500 $1,674,500 1.4% $450,000
2012 Giants $540,000 $382,000 $0 $0 $0 $922,000 0.8% $540,000
2013 Giants $630,000 $382,000 $0 $0 $0 $1,012,000 0.8% $630,000
2014 Vikings $3,500,000 $5,900,000 $600,000 $2,400,000 $100,000 $0 $6,600,000 5.0% $9,000,000
2015 Vikings $3,900,000 $3,600,000 $600,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $4,600,000 3.2% $4,000,000
2016 Vikings $5,650,000 $600,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $6,350,000 4.1% $5,750,000
2017 Vikings $1,150,000 $5,150,000 $1,800,000 $4,000,000 $100,000 $0 $7,050,000 4.2% $11,250,000
2018 Vikings $1,150,000 $6,150,000 $1,800,000 $5,000,000 $100,000 $0 $8,050,000 4.5% $6,250,000
2019 Vikings $8,900,000 $1,200,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $10,668,750 5.6% $9,500,000
2020 Vikings $11,150,000 $1,200,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $12,950,000 6.5% $11,750,000
2021 Vikings $10,650,000 $1,200,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $12,450,000 -- $11,250,000
2022 Vikings $11,900,000 $0 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $12,500,000 -- $12,500,000
Total $59,890,000 $10,528,000 $13,400,000 $900,000 $842,500 $85,529,250   $84,718,000

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2011 15 53.8% 0.0%3415215454000000
2012 16 65.9% 11.3%33264175700012160
2013 15 51.2% 5.3%3425326880001100
2014 16 67.4% 17.1%28193235101000000
2015 12 49.2% 9.1%42140.54741001000
2016 16 69.4% 12.4%3740421.55160003000
2017 16 66.5% 7.6%38253.523.5580000100
2018 15 64.7% 11.6%35231154400011641

Financial Reports

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