• 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $25,125,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 12.69%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $17,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 14.35%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.70
  • Total Contract Value: $114,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $19,083,333
  • Position Ranking: 0/18 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $42,000,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 250
  • College: Texas A&M
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 1, #2 overall (Broncos)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: Franchise
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

The Broncos and Von Miller agreed to a six year, $114.5 million contract on July 15, 2016. Per Mike Klis, Miller received $70 million in guarantees, $42 million of which is guaranteed upon signing. The full guarantee is made up of a $17.5 million signing bonus, $6 million roster bonus, and his Paragraph 5 salaries in 2016 and 2017. In March of 2017 Miller's $19 million salary in 2018 will become fully guaranteed. If Miller is on the roster in March of 2018, $9 million of his 2019 base salary will become fully guranteed. The final two years of the contract are option seasons. Denver has until the final day of the prior League year to pick up each option season. If the options are exercised Miller will have $6 million and $7 million of his 2020 and 2021 salaries become guaranteed.

On March 13, 2018, Miller converted $16.5 million of his $18.5 million base salary into a signing bonus. The move created $12.375 million in cap room for the Broncos in 2018. Millers salary cap charges from 2019-2021 will all increase by $4.125 million each.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2016 27 $2,000,000 $8,000,000 $3,400,000 $6,000,000 $0 $0 $11,500,000 7.4%
2017 28 $16,500,000 $16,500,000 $3,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $20,000,000 12.0%
2018 29 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $7,625,000 $0 $500,000 $0 $10,125,000 5.7%
2019 30 $17,000,000 $7,625,000 $0 $500,000 $0 $25,125,000 13.2%
2020 31 $17,500,000 $7,625,000 $0 $500,000 $0 $25,625,000 12.8%
2021 32 $17,500,000 $4,125,000 $0 $500,000 $0 $22,125,000 --
Total $72,500,000 $33,800,000 $6,000,000 $2,000,000 $0 $114,500,000
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Career Earnings: $90,948,214
Career APY: $11,368,527
Potential Earnings: $144,448,214
Total Guarantees: $63,000,376
Largest Cash Payment: $25,500,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $25,625,000 (2020)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Broncos Drafted Expired 2011 5 $30,754,376 $6,150,875 $21,000,376 $29,948,214 97.4% $5,989,643
Broncos Franchise Active 2016 6 $114,500,000 $19,083,333 $42,000,000 $61,000,000 53.3% $20,333,333
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Broncos 8 $90,948,214 $11,368,527 $71,504,464 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2011 Broncos $375,000 $375,000 $3,443,250 $0 $0 $0 $3,818,250 3.2% $14,148,000
2012 Broncos $1,329,563 $1,329,563 $3,443,250 $0 $0 $0 $4,772,813 4.0% $1,329,563
2013 Broncos $2,284,125 $2,284,125 $3,443,250 $0 $0 $0 $4,921,213 4.0% $1,477,963
2014 Broncos $3,238,688 $3,238,688 $3,374,500 $0 $0 $0 $6,613,188 5.0% $3,238,688
2015 Broncos $9,754,000 $9,754,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,754,000 6.8% $9,754,000
2016 Broncos $2,000,000 $8,000,000 $3,400,000 $6,000,000 $0 $0 $11,500,000 7.4% $25,500,000
2017 Broncos $16,500,000 $16,500,000 $3,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $20,000,000 12.0% $16,500,000
2018 Broncos $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $7,625,000 $0 $500,000 $0 $10,125,000 5.7% $19,000,000
2019 Broncos $17,000,000 $7,625,000 $0 $500,000 $0 $25,125,000 13.2% $17,500,000
2020 Broncos $17,500,000 $7,625,000 $0 $500,000 $0 $25,625,000 12.8% $18,000,000
2021 Broncos $17,500,000 $4,125,000 $0 $500,000 $0 $22,125,000 -- $18,000,000
Total $89,481,376 $47,504,250 $6,000,000 $2,000,000 $0 $144,379,464   $144,448,214

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2011 15 79.8% 0.0%501411.57719294002000
2012 16 89.9% 1.1%551318.5129.5282521266001
2013 9 47.8% 0.0%27752991010031601
2014 16 84.3% 0.0%43171482.516272001120
2015 16 76.1% 1.7%30511789331004300
2016 16 81.3% 0.0%621613.56513243003000
2017 16 85.7% 1.8%5161064.517223002100
2018 16 78.3% 0.0%291914.588142631424330

Financial Reports

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