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Luke Kuechly

Linebacker

Career Earnings: $63,436,779
Career APY: $7,929,597
Total Guarantees: $39,578,602
Largest Cash Payment: $20,000,000 (2015)
Largest Cap Number: $12,363,324 (2017)
  • Date of Birth: April 20, 1991
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 235
  • College: Boston College
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 1, #9 overall (Panthers)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedRenegotiated20124$12,578,602$3,144,651$12,578,602$10,473,33783.3%$3,491,112
PanthersExtensionReserve20155$61,795,295$12,359,059$27,000,000$52,963,44285.7%$10,592,688
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers8$63,436,779$7,929,597$51,596,7790.0%$11,840,0000.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Panthers$390,000$1,897,018$0$0$2,287,0181.9%$7,978,072
2013Panthers$961,755$1,897,018$0$961,755$2,858,7732.3%$961,755
2014Panthers$1,533,510$1,897,018$0$1,533,510$3,430,5282.5%$1,533,510
2015Panthers$1,000,000$5,697,018$0$1,000,000$6,697,0184.5%$20,000,000
2016Panthers$1,000,000$5,000,000$0$1,000,000$6,000,0003.9%$7,000,000
2017Panthers$7,363,324$5,000,000$0$7,363,324$12,363,3246.9%$7,363,324
2018Panthers$800,059$6,700,000$500,000$0$8,000,0594.4%$8,100,059
2019Panthers$950,059$8,510,000$500,000$0$9,960,0595.2%$10,500,059
Total$13,998,707$36,598,072$1,000,000$11,858,589$51,596,779$63,436,779
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Panthers2020$4,710,000$0
Panthers2021$7,130,000$0
Total$11,840,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201216----87.6%18.7%103611412172220390
2013160097.6%14.9%936321510274330000
2014160096.2%17.1%99543199412101100
2015133069.9%10.3%76421575104482101
2016104261.4%11.7%7131216646111000
2017151091.9%17.0%66491364532313341
2018160093.0%17.0%9337282056102100
2019160096.4%20.8%81630045122260000