• 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $2,375,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.23%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $2,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.63%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.05
  • Total Contract Value: $5,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $2,750,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/18 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,950,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 257
  • College: Texas
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 4, #103 overall (Cardinals)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

The Bears signed Sam Acho to a two year, $5.5 million contract. Acho received $2.95 million guaranteed including a $500,000 signing bonus. There are up to $500,000 in per game bonuses in 2019.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 30 $1,450,000 $2,450,000 $250,000 $1,000,000 $50,000 $0 $2,750,000 1.6%
2019 31 $1,950,000 $250,000 $500,000 $50,000 $0 $2,375,000 1.3%
Total $3,400,000 $500,000 $1,500,000 $100,000 $0 $5,125,000
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Career Earnings: $8,696,604
Career APY: $1,087,076
Potential Earnings: $11,196,604
Total Guarantees: $3,030,000
Largest Cash Payment: $3,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $2,750,000 (2018)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Cardinals 2011 4 $3,300,428 $825,107 $0 $3,300,428 100.0% $825,107
Bears SFA 2015 1 $745,000 $745,000 $0 $701,176 94.1% $701,176
Bears UFA Expired 2017 1 $855,000 $855,000 $80,000 $1,695,000 198.2% $847,500
Bears UFA Active 2018 2 $5,500,000 $2,750,000 $2,950,000 $3,000,000 54.5% $3,000,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Cardinals 4 $3,300,428 $825,107 $3,300,428 0.0% $0 0.0%
Bears 4 $5,396,176 $1,349,044 $4,675,588 0.0% $114,412 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2011 Cardinals $375,000 $118,607 $0 $0 $0 $493,607 0.4% $849,428
2012 Cardinals $465,000 $118,607 $0 $0 $0 $583,607 0.5% $465,000
2013 Cardinals $555,000 $118,607 $0 $0 $0 $673,607 0.5% $555,000
2014 Cardinals $1,431,000 $118,607 $0 $0 $0 $1,549,607 1.2% $1,431,000
2015 Bears $745,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $550,588 0.4% $701,176
2016 Bears $760,000 $50,000 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $680,000 0.4% $840,000
2017 Bears $775,000 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $695,000 0.4% $855,000
2018 Bears $1,450,000 $2,450,000 $250,000 $1,000,000 $50,000 $0 $2,750,000 1.6% $3,000,000
2019 Bears $1,950,000 $250,000 $500,000 $50,000 $0 $2,375,000 1.3% $2,500,000
Total $8,506,000 $1,134,428 $1,500,000 $100,000 $0 $10,351,016   $11,196,604
Dead Money History
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Bears 2015 $114,412 $123,824
Total$114,412$123,824

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2011 13 48.8% 0.0%366750542004110
2012 16 92.2% 58.3%35134186123222000
2013 3 9.4% 12.5%4119110001100
2014 16 44.3% 50.1%238115423130000
2015 15 43.3% 62.1%30900121001100
2016 16 46.4% 61.7%18913351001000
2017 16 60.5% 53.0%28152181150001000
2018 4 2.6% 6.8%1000000000000

Financial Reports

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