Tahir Whitehead

4-3 Outside Linebacker

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $4,987,500
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 2.95%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $3,250,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 1.64%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.65
  • Total Contract Value: $8,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 20/162 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,750,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 228
  • College: Temple
  • Accrued Seasons: 2017
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 5, #138 overall (Lions)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2018 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Tahir Whitehead signed a two year, $8 million contract with the Lions on March 10, 2016. Whitehead receive $4.75 million fully guaranteed, including a $3 million signing bonus.

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2016$1,750,000 $1,750,000$1,500,000$0$0$0$3,250,0002.1%
2017$3,050,000$1,500,000$200,000$0$250,000$4,987,5003.0%
Total$4,800,000$3,000,000$200,000$0$250,000$8,237,500
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $7,062,000
Years: 5
Career APY: $1,412,400
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
LionsDrafted20124$2,312,000$578,000$2,312,000100.0%$578,000
LionsUFAActive20162$8,000,000$4,000,000$4,750,00059.4%$4,750,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Lions5$7,062,000$1,412,400$5,562,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2012Lions$390,000$53,000$0$0$0$443,0000.4%
2013Lions$480,000$53,000$0$0$0$533,0000.4%
2014Lions$570,000$53,000$0$0$0$623,0000.5%
2015Lions$660,000$53,000$0$0$0$713,0000.5%
2016Lions$1,750,000 $1,750,000$1,500,000$0$0$0$3,250,0002.1%
2017Lions$3,050,000$1,500,000$200,000$0$250,000$4,987,5003.0%
Total$6,900,000$3,212,000$200,000$0$250,000$10,549,500 

Traditional Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
201416632300425220000
2015144011177261260100
201615993300305000000
20173146002111180000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average