Michael Bennett

4-3 Defensive End

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $5,650,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 3.17%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $5,650,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 3.51%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $29,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,833,333
  • Position Ranking: 2/28 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,000,000
  • Age: 33
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 274
  • College: Texas A&M
  • Accrued Seasons: 10
  • Entry: 2009 Undrafted Free Agent (Seahawks)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Michael Bennett was traded to the Eagles on March 14, 2018. Bennett has three years remaining on his contract and a virtual guarantee of $3 million due to a roster bonus that will be paid on March 18. He also has yearly per game bonuses of $1 million.

Michael Bennett signed a three year contract extension with the Seattle Seahawks worth $29.5 million. Bennett received an $8 million signing bonus and $14.5 million in guarantees. Bennett has multiple per game active roster bonuses in his contract and a roster bonus due in 2018.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 33 $1,650,000 $3,000,000 $0 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $5,650,000 3.2%
2019 34 $6,000,000 $0 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $7,000,000 3.7%
2020 35 $7,000,000 $0 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $8,000,000 4.0%
Total $14,650,000 $0 $6,000,000 $0 $0 $20,650,000
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Career Earnings: $51,112,499
Career APY: $5,111,250
Potential Earnings: $66,018,323
Total Guarantees: $30,506,000
Largest Cash Payment: $12,687,500 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $11,225,000 (2017)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Seahawks UDFA Terminated 2009 2 $708,000 $354,000 $3,000 $94,176 13.3% $0
Buccaneers UDFA Expired 2009 2 $708,000 $354,000 $3,000 $613,823 86.7% $306,912
Buccaneers ERFA Expired 2011 1 $525,000 $525,000 $0 $525,000 100.0% $525,000
Buccaneers RFA Expired 2012 1 $2,742,000 $2,742,000 $0 $2,742,000 100.0% $2,742,000
Seahawks UFA Renegotiated 2013 1 $4,800,000 $4,800,000 $4,500,000 $4,800,000 100.0% $4,800,000
Seahawks UFA Renegotiated 2014 4 $28,500,000 $7,125,000 $10,000,000 $16,000,000 56.1% $8,000,000
Seahawks Extension Traded 2016 3 $29,500,000 $9,833,333 $8,000,000 $20,687,500 70.1% $10,343,750
Eagles Extension Active 2016 3 $29,500,000 $9,833,333 $8,000,000 $5,650,000 19.2% $5,650,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks 5 $41,581,676 $8,316,335 $36,262,500 0.0% $5,269,176 0.0%
Buccaneers 4 $3,880,823 $970,206 $3,880,823 0.0% $0 0.0%
Eagles 1 $5,650,000 $5,650,000 $5,650,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2009 Buccaneers $310,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $218,823 0.2% $218,823
2010 Buccaneers $395,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $395,000 -- $395,000
2011 Buccaneers $525,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $525,000 0.4% $525,000
2012 Buccaneers $2,742,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,742,000 2.3% $2,742,000
2013 Seahawks $3,000,000 $1,500,000 $300,000 $0 $0 $4,800,000 3.9% $4,800,000
2014 Seahawks $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $4,000,000 3.0% $10,000,000
2015 Seahawks $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $8,000,000 5.6% $6,000,000
2016 Seahawks $4,000,000 $3,612,500 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $8,237,500 5.3% $12,687,500
2017 Seahawks $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $3,725,000 $1,500,000 $0 $0 $11,225,000 6.7% $8,000,000
2018 Eagles $1,650,000 $3,000,000 $0 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $5,650,000 3.2% $5,650,000
2019 Eagles $6,000,000 $0 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $7,000,000 3.7% $7,000,000
2020 Eagles $7,000,000 $0 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $8,000,000 4.0% $8,000,000
Total $39,622,000 $12,837,500 $8,800,000 $0 $0 $60,793,323   $66,018,323
Dead Money History
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Seahawks 2009 $94,176 $94,176
Seahawks 2018 $5,175,000 $0
Total$5,269,176$94,176

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2011 14 58.0% 0.0%3544251280001200
2012 17 88.7% 17.8%34795718183003000
2013 16 57.4% 9.4%18138.559.592600011221
2014 16 84.7% 11.1%261273814190001000
2015 16 81.9% 4.9%3319106118300002000
2016 11 51.5% 1.6%241054014190000000
2017 16 84.7% 1.5%25148.556.514231000000
2018 16 68.9% 4.8%25997515291002000

Financial Reports

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