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: 3.61%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $29,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,833,333
  • Position Ranking: 2/47 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,000,000
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 274
  • College: Texas A&M
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • 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

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201833$1,650,000 $3,000,000$0$4,000,000$0$0$5,650,0003.2%
201934$6,000,000$0$1,000,000$0$0$7,000,0003.7%
202035$7,000,000$0$1,000,000$0$0$8,000,0004.0%
Total$14,650,000$0$6,000,000$0$0$20,650,000
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Career Earnings: $45,462,499
Career APY: $5,051,389
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

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksUDFATerminated20092$708,000$354,000$94,17613.3%$0
BuccaneersUDFAExpired20092$708,000$354,000$613,82386.7%$306,912
BuccaneersERFAExpired20111$525,000$525,000$525,000100.0%$525,000
BuccaneersRFAExpired20121$2,742,000$2,742,000$2,742,000100.0%$2,742,000
SeahawksUFARenegotiated20131$4,800,000$4,800,000$4,800,000100.0%$4,800,000
SeahawksUFARenegotiated20144$28,500,000$7,125,000$16,000,00056.1%$8,000,000
SeahawksExtensionTraded20163$29,500,000$9,833,333$20,687,50070.1%$10,343,750
EaglesExtensionActive20163$29,500,000$9,833,333$00.0%$0
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%
Eagles0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2009Buccaneers$310,000$0$0$0$0$218,8230.2%$218,823
2010Buccaneers$395,000$0$0$0$0$395,000--$395,000
2011Buccaneers$525,000$0$0$0$0$525,0000.4%$525,000
2012Buccaneers$2,742,000$0$0$0$0$2,742,0002.3%$2,742,000
2013Seahawks$3,000,000$1,500,000$300,000$0$0$4,800,0003.9%$4,800,000
2014Seahawks$2,000,000 $2,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$4,000,0003.0%$10,000,000
2015Seahawks$6,000,000 $6,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$8,000,0005.6%$6,000,000
2016Seahawks$4,000,000$3,612,500$1,000,000$0$0$8,237,5005.3%$12,687,500
2017Seahawks$6,000,000 $6,000,000$3,725,000$1,500,000$0$0$11,225,0006.7%$8,000,000
2018Eagles$1,650,000 $3,000,000$0$4,000,000$0$0$5,650,0003.2%$5,650,000
2019Eagles$6,000,000$0$1,000,000$0$0$7,000,0003.7%$7,000,000
2020Eagles$7,000,000$0$1,000,000$0$0$8,000,0004.0%$8,000,000
Total$39,622,000$12,837,500$8,800,000$0$0$60,793,323 $66,018,323
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Seahawks2009$94,176$94,176
Seahawks2018$5,175,000$0
Total$5,269,176$94,176

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20111458.0%0.0%3544251280001200
20121788.7%17.8%34795718183003000
20131657.4%9.4%18138.559.592600011221
20141684.7%11.1%261273814190001000
20151681.9%4.9%3319106118300002000
20161151.5%1.6%241054014190000000
20171684.7%1.5%25148.556.514231000000
2018661.3%2.3%942134101001000

Financial Reports

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