Willie Young

Career Earnings: $18,407,800
Career APY: $2,300,975
Total Guarantees: $3,950,000
Largest Cash Payment: $5,850,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $4,716,668 (2016)
  • Date of Birth: September 19, 1985
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 251
  • College: North Carolina State
  • Entry: 2010 Draft, Round 7, #213 overall (Lions)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Lions 2010 4 $2,857,800 $714,450 $0 $2,857,800 100.0% $714,450
Bears UFA 2014 3 $9,000,000 $3,000,000 $0 $6,500,000 72.2% $3,250,000
Bears Extension Terminated 2016 3 $9,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,950,000 $9,050,000 100.6% $4,525,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Lions 4 $2,857,800 $714,450 $2,857,800 0.0% $0 0.0%
Bears 4 $15,550,000 $3,887,500 $14,650,000 0.0% $900,000 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2010 Lions $320,000 $15,933 $0 $0 $0 $335,933 -- $367,800
2011 Lions $450,000 $15,933 $0 $0 $0 $465,933 0.4% $450,000
2012 Lions $540,000 $15,934 $0 $0 $0 $555,934 0.5% $540,000
2013 Lions $1,200,000 $300,000 $0 $0 $0 $1,500,000 1.2% $1,500,000
2014 Bears $950,000 $1,950,000 $666,666 $1,000,000 $50,000 $0 $2,666,666 2.0% $4,000,000
2015 Bears $2,450,000 $666,666 $0 $50,000 $0 $3,166,666 2.2% $2,500,000
2016 Bears $800,000 $3,100,000 $1,566,668 $2,300,000 $50,000 $0 $4,716,668 3.0% $5,850,000
2017 Bears $1,000,000 $2,200,000 $900,000 $2,200,000 $0 $0 $4,100,000 2.5% $3,200,000
Total $7,710,000 $4,147,800 $5,500,000 $150,000 $0 $17,507,800   $18,407,800
Dead Money History
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Bears 2018 $900,000 $0
Total$900,000$0