• 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $19,100,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 11.09%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $10,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 6.11%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.52
  • Total Contract Value: $114,375,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $19,062,500
  • Position Ranking: 1/199 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $59,955,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 307
  • College: Nebraska
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2010 Draft, Round 1, #2 overall (Lions)
  • Year Signed: 2015
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Suh signed a 6 year, $114.375 million contract with the Dolphins on March 11, 2015. Suh received $59.995 million fully guaranteed upon signing. The guarantee consists of a $25.5 million signing bonus and his 2015-2017 base salaries. Numbers are based on a Twitter report by Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. On March 5, 2016 the Dolphins restructured Suh's contract for salary cap relief by converting his base salary to a signing bonus. The Dolphins converted $20 millionto create $16 million in cap room and add $4 million in cap charges to each reaining contract year.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201528$985,000 $985,000$5,100,000$0$15,000$0$6,100,0004.3%
201629$3,485,000 $3,485,000$9,100,000$0$15,000$0$12,600,0008.1%
201730$5,985,000 $9,985,000$9,100,000$4,000,000$15,000$0$19,100,00011.4%
201831$16,985,000$9,100,000$0$15,000$0$26,100,00014.7%
201932$18,985,000$9,100,000$0$15,000$0$28,100,00014.8%
202033$18,360,000$4,000,000$0$15,000$0$22,375,00011.2%
Total$64,785,000$45,500,000$4,000,000$90,000$0$114,375,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $114,459,706
Years: 7
Career APY: $16,351,387
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
LionsDraftedExpired20105$60,000,000$12,000,000$64,459,706107.4%$12,891,941
DolphinsUFAActive20156$114,375,000$19,062,500$50,000,00043.7%$25,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Lions5$64,459,706$12,891,941$54,722,2060.0%$9,737,5000.0%
Dolphins2$50,000,000$25,000,000$18,700,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2010Lions$320,000$0$2,780,000$0$125,000$3,225,000--
2011Lions$1,405,000$3,470,000$7,195,000$0$125,000$12,029,70610.0%
2012Lions$540,000$5,897,500$0$0$125,000$6,562,5005.4%
2013Lions$630,000$9,737,500$0$0$125,000$10,492,5008.5%
2014Lions$12,550,000$9,737,500$0$0$125,000$22,412,50016.9%
2015Dolphins$985,000 $985,000$5,100,000$0$15,000$0$6,100,0004.3%
2016Dolphins$3,485,000 $3,485,000$9,100,000$0$15,000$0$12,600,0008.1%
2017Dolphins$5,985,000 $9,985,000$9,100,000$4,000,000$15,000$0$19,100,00011.4%
2018Dolphins$16,985,000$9,100,000$0$15,000$0$26,100,00014.7%
2019Dolphins$18,985,000$9,100,000$0$15,000$0$28,100,00014.8%
2020Dolphins$18,360,000$4,000,000$0$15,000$0$22,375,00011.2%
Total$80,230,000$74,342,500$13,975,000$90,000$625,000$169,097,206 
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Lions2015$9,737,500$0
Total$9,737,500$0

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141681.6%13.7%4498.554.521203000000
20151685.3%10.7%402064117205000000
20161683.4%17.8%4131537.511176000100
20171085.7%1.4%16143.515460002000

Financial Reports

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