Martellus Bennett

Tight End

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $723,529
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 0.43%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $723,529
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 0.44%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $21,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 7/153 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,300,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 6"
  • Weight: 265
  • College: Texas A&M
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2008 Draft, Round 2, #61 overall (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Martellus Bennett signed a three year, $21 million contract with the Packers on March 10, 2017. The contract has $6.3 million in guaranteed salary, all paid as a signing bonus. If Bennett is on the roster on the 1st day of the 2018 league year he will earn a $2 million roster bonus. There are yearly per game roster bonuses in the contract.

Bennett was waived by the Packers on November 8, 2017 and claimed by the Patriots. All remaining terms of the contract transfer to the Patriots.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201730$900,000$0$600,000$0$0$723,5290.4%
201831$3,600,000$0$2,600,000$250,000$0$6,187,5003.5%
201932$5,650,000$0$600,000$250,000$0$6,500,0003.4%
Total$10,150,000$0$3,800,000$500,000$0$13,411,029
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $28,412,500
Years: 5
Career APY: $5,682,500
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsUFA20133$14,090,000$4,696,667$15,215,000108.0%$5,071,667
PatriotsUFAExpired20161$5,185,000$5,185,000$5,185,000100.0%$5,185,000
PackersUFATerminated20173$21,000,000$7,000,000$7,288,97134.7%$0
PatriotsUFAActive20173$21,000,000$7,000,000$723,5293.4%$723,529
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears3$15,215,000$5,071,667$14,090,0000.0%$1,125,0000.0%
Patriots2$5,908,529$2,954,265$5,908,5290.0%$00.0%
Packers0$7,288,971$0$00.0%$7,288,9710.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2013Bears$715,000 $715,000$1,125,000$0$100,000$0$1,940,0001.6%
2014Bears$4,800,000 $4,000,000$1,125,000$0$100,000$0$6,025,0004.5%
2015Bears$4,900,000$1,125,000$0$100,000$0$6,125,0004.3%
2016Patriots$5,085,000$0$0$100,000$0$5,185,0003.3%
2017Patriots$900,000$0$600,000$0$0$723,5290.4%
2018Patriots$3,600,000$0$2,600,000$250,000$0$6,187,5003.5%
2019Patriots$5,650,000$0$600,000$250,000$0$6,500,0003.4%
Total$25,650,000$3,375,000$3,800,000$900,000$0$32,686,029 
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bears2016$1,125,000$0
Packers2017$3,088,971$7,288,971
Packers2018$4,200,000$0
Total$8,413,971$7,288,971

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20141690.2%11.0%9091610.26000.0000
20151166.9%5.0%534398.33000.0020
20161677.5%8.0%5570112.772105.0000
2017939.1%0.2%302869.50000.0000

Financial Reports

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