Vontaze Burfict

4-3 Outside Linebacker

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $7,722,904
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 4.09%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $7,101,029
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 3.89%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.92
  • Total Contract Value: $33,234,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $11,078,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/41 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,300,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 255
  • College: Arizona State
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 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

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201727$7,936,000$1,725,000$0$200,000$0$8,460,5295.1%
201828$3,810,000 $2,000,000$903,125$4,250,000$500,000$0$7,722,9044.4%
201929$5,000,000$903,125$2,250,000$500,000$0$8,653,1254.6%
202030$6,188,000$903,125$2,250,000$500,000$0$9,841,1254.9%
Total$22,934,000$4,434,375$8,750,000$1,700,000$0$34,677,683
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Career Earnings: $25,859,838
Career APY: $4,309,973
Potential Earnings: $49,648,867
Total Guarantees: $10,201,000
Largest Cash Payment: $10,441,779 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $9,841,125 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsUDFARenegotiated20123$1,441,000$480,333$871,00060.4%$435,500
BengalsExtensionRenegotiated20143$18,430,000$6,143,333$14,547,05978.9%$4,849,020
BengalsExtensionActive20173$33,234,000$11,078,000$10,441,77931.4%$10,441,779
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals6$25,859,838$4,309,973$23,103,5880.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2012Bengals$390,000$333$0$0$0$390,3330.3%$391,000
2013Bengals$480,000$333$0$0$0$480,3330.4%$480,000
2014Bengals$700,000$775,334$3,800,000$0$0$5,275,3344.0%$7,600,000
2015Bengals$1,050,000$775,000$3,150,000$200,000$0$5,175,0003.6%$4,400,000
2016Bengals$2,850,000$775,000$0$200,000$0$3,322,0592.1%$2,547,059
2017Bengals$7,936,000$1,725,000$0$200,000$0$8,460,5295.1%$10,441,779
2018Bengals$3,810,000 $2,000,000$903,125$4,250,000$500,000$0$7,722,9044.4%$7,101,029
2019Bengals$5,000,000$903,125$2,250,000$500,000$0$8,653,1254.6%$7,750,000
2020Bengals$6,188,000$903,125$2,250,000$500,000$0$9,841,1254.9%$8,938,000
Total$28,404,000$6,760,375$15,700,000$2,100,000$0$49,320,742 $49,648,867

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20121683.0%14.9%7354111732000200
20131695.9%13.9%1145732095611212131
2014519.3%0.9%151400232001100
20151043.1%1.4%57171106452160000
20161162.0%0.2%73282115482541000
20171051.0%0.7%4920218652001000
2018631.4%0.6%151600103000000

Financial Reports

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