• 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $2,750,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 1.49%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $3,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 1.32%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.09
  • Total Contract Value: $5,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $2,750,000
  • Position Ranking: 5/34 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,950,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 257
  • College: Texas
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 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

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201830$1,450,000 $2,450,000$250,000$1,000,000$50,000$0$2,750,0001.6%
201931$1,950,000$250,000$500,000$50,000$0$2,375,0001.3%
Total$3,400,000$500,000$1,500,000$100,000$0$5,125,000
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Career Earnings: $6,196,604
Career APY: $885,229
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

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
Cardinals20114$3,300,428$825,107$3,300,428100.0%$825,107
BearsSFA20151$745,000$745,000$701,17694.1%$701,176
BearsUFAExpired20171$855,000$855,000$1,695,000198.2%$847,500
BearsUFAActive20182$5,500,000$2,750,000$500,0009.1%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cardinals4$3,300,428$825,107$3,300,4280.0%$00.0%
Bears3$2,896,176$965,392$1,925,5880.0%$114,4120.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2011Cardinals$375,000$118,607$0$0$0$493,6070.4%$849,428
2012Cardinals$465,000$118,607$0$0$0$583,6070.5%$465,000
2013Cardinals$555,000$118,607$0$0$0$673,6070.5%$555,000
2014Cardinals$1,431,000$118,607$0$0$0$1,549,6071.2%$1,431,000
2015Bears$745,000$0$0$0$0$550,5880.4%$701,176
2016Bears$760,000 $50,000$80,000$0$0$0$680,0000.4%$840,000
2017Bears$775,000$80,000$0$0$0$695,0000.4%$855,000
2018Bears$1,450,000 $2,450,000$250,000$1,000,000$50,000$0$2,750,0001.6%$3,000,000
2019Bears$1,950,000$250,000$500,000$50,000$0$2,375,0001.3%$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
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bears2015$114,412$123,824
Total$114,412$123,824

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20111348.8%0.0%366750542004110
20121692.2%58.3%35134186123222000
201339.4%12.5%4119110001100
20141644.3%50.1%238115423130000
20151543.3%62.1%30900121001100
20161646.4%61.7%18913351001000
20171660.5%53.0%28152181150001000
201843.1%7.7%1000000000000

Financial Reports

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