Vontaze Burfict

4-3 Outside Linebacker

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $8,460,529
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 4.88%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $10,441,779
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 6.59%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.23
  • Total Contract Value: $33,234,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $11,078,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/162 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,300,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Weight: 255
  • College: Arizona State
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2012 Undrafted Free Agent (Bengals)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

LB Vontaze Burfict signed a three year contract extension worth $33.234 million with the Cincinnati Bengals on September 8, 2017.  Burfict received a $3.3 million signing bonus which is the only guaranteed portion of the contract. If Burfict is on the roster on March 31, 2018 he will earn $2 million as a roster bonus. In each year of the contract there are per game active roster bonuses that total $2.25 million and his 2017 per game bonuses remained at $500,000. Burfict’s contract also contains $500,000 workout bonuses in each contract year.  Burfict can earn an additional $1.5 million based on honors from 2017 through 2019. The first reporting on this contract came from Mike Florio of PFT so please credit him if using the details of the contract.

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2017$7,936,000$1,725,000$0$200,000$0$8,460,5295.1%
2018$3,810,000$950,000$4,250,000$500,000$0$9,510,0005.3%
2019$5,000,000$950,000$2,250,000$500,000$0$8,700,0004.6%
2020$6,188,000$950,000$2,250,000$500,000$0$9,888,0004.9%
Total$22,934,000$4,575,000$8,750,000$1,700,000$0$36,558,529
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $18,718,059
Years: 5
Career APY: $3,743,612
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsUDFA20122$870,666$435,333$871,000100.0%$435,500
BengalsExtensionRenegotiated20143$18,430,000$6,143,333$14,547,05978.9%$4,849,020
BengalsExtensionActive20173$33,234,000$11,078,000$3,300,0009.9%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals5$18,718,059$3,743,612$14,643,0590.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2012Bengals$390,000$333$0$0$0$390,3330.3%
2013Bengals$480,000$333$0$0$0$480,3330.4%
2014Bengals$700,000$775,334$3,800,000$0$0$5,275,3344.0%
2015Bengals$1,050,000$775,000$3,150,000$200,000$0$5,175,0003.6%
2016Bengals$2,850,000$775,000$0$200,000$0$3,322,0592.1%
2017Bengals$7,936,000$1,725,000$0$200,000$0$8,460,5295.1%
2018Bengals$3,810,000$950,000$4,250,000$500,000$0$9,510,0005.3%
2019Bengals$5,000,000$950,000$2,250,000$500,000$0$8,700,0004.6%
2020Bengals$6,188,000$950,000$2,250,000$500,000$0$9,888,0004.9%
Total$28,404,000$6,901,000$15,700,000$2,100,000$0$51,201,588 

Traditional Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20145151400232001100
20151057171106452160000
20161173282115482541000

Financial Reports

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