Michael Bennett

Edge Rusher

Career Earnings: $58,592,279
Career APY: $5,326,571
Total Guarantees: $42,506,000
Largest Cash Payment: $12,687,500 (2016)
Largest Cap Number: $11,225,000 (2017)
  • Date of Birth: November 13, 1985
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 274
  • College: Texas A&M
  • Entry: 2009 Undrafted Free Agent (Seahawks)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksUDFATerminated20092$708,000$354,000$3,000$00.0%$0
BuccaneersUDFAExpired20092$708,000$354,000$3,000$613,82386.7%$306,912
BuccaneersERFAExpired20111$525,000$525,000$0$525,000100.0%$525,000
BuccaneersRFAExpired20121$2,742,000$2,742,000$0$2,742,000100.0%$2,742,000
SeahawksUFARenegotiated20131$4,800,000$4,800,000$4,500,000$4,800,000100.0%$4,800,000
SeahawksUFARenegotiated20144$28,500,000$7,125,000$10,000,000$16,000,00056.1%$8,000,000
EaglesExtensionTraded20163$29,500,000$9,833,333$8,000,000$5,650,00019.2%$5,650,000
SeahawksExtensionTraded20163$29,500,000$9,833,333$8,000,000$20,687,50070.1%$10,343,750
PatriotsExtensionRenegotiated20163$29,500,000$9,833,333$8,000,000$00.0%$0
PatriotsOtherTraded20192$16,750,000$8,375,000$4,000,000$00.0%$0
CowboysOtherExpired20191$3,225,000$3,225,000$0$1,858,45657.6%$1,858,456
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks5$41,581,676$8,316,335$36,262,5000.0%$5,269,1760.0%
Buccaneers4$3,880,823$970,206$3,880,8230.0%$00.0%
Eagles1$5,650,000$5,650,000$5,650,0000.0%$00.0%
Patriots0$5,621,324$0$00.0%$5,621,3240.0%
Cowboys1$1,858,456$1,858,456$2,608,4560.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2009Buccaneers$310,000$0$0$0$0$0$218,8230.2%$218,823
2010Buccaneers$395,000$0$0$0$0$0$395,000--$395,000
2011Buccaneers$525,000$0$0$0$0$0$525,0000.4%$525,000
2012Buccaneers$2,742,000$0$0$0$0$0$2,742,0002.3%$2,742,000
2013Seahawks$3,000,000$1,500,000$300,000$0$0$0$4,800,0003.5%$4,800,000
2014Seahawks$2,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$2,000,000$4,000,0003.0%$10,000,000
2015Seahawks$6,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$6,000,000$8,000,0005.4%$6,000,000
2018Eagles$1,650,000$0$3,000,000$1,000,000$0$3,000,000$5,650,0003.2%$5,650,000
2016Seahawks$4,000,000$3,612,500$0$1,000,000$0$0$8,237,5005.3%$12,687,500
2017Seahawks$6,000,000$3,725,000$0$1,500,000$0$6,000,000$11,225,0006.6%$8,000,000
2019Cowboys$1,725,000$0$0$1,500,000$750,000$0$2,608,4561.3%$1,858,456
Total$28,347,000$12,837,500$3,300,000$5,000,000$750,000$17,000,000$48,401,779$52,876,779
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Seahawks2009$94,176$94,176
Seahawks2018$5,175,000$0
Patriots2019$3,621,324$5,621,324
Patriots2020$2,000,000$0
Total$10,890,500$5,715,500

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201114----58.0%0.0%3544251280001200
201217----88.7%17.8%34795718183003000
2013160057.4%9.4%18138.559.592600011221
2014160084.7%11.1%261273814190001000
2015160081.9%4.9%3319106118300002000
2016115051.5%1.6%241054014190000000
2017160084.7%1.5%25148.556.514231000000
2018160068.9%4.8%25997515291002000
2019150152.3%0.2%2486.544.514150000000