• 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $4,100,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 2.34%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $3,200,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 1.86%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.78
  • Total Contract Value: $9,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $3,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 23/154 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,950,000
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 251
  • College: North Carolina State
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2010 Draft, Round 7, #213 overall (Lions)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

DE WIllie Young signed a three year $9 million contract with the Chicago Bears on March 13, 2014. Young received $3.95 million fully guaranteed. The guaranteed portion of the contract was made up of a $2 million signing bonus, $1 million roster bonus, and $950,000 base salary in 2014. Base salaries of the contract are $950,000(2014), $2,450,000(2015), and $2,450,000(2016).

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201631$800,000 $3,100,000$1,566,668$2,300,000$50,000$0$4,716,6683.0%
201732$1,000,000 $2,200,000$900,000$2,200,000$0$0$4,100,0002.5%
201833$3,500,000$900,000$1,000,000$0$0$5,400,0003.0%
Total$5,300,000$3,366,668$5,500,000$50,000$0$14,216,668
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $15,207,800
Years: 7
Career APY: $2,172,543
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
Lions20104$2,857,800$714,450$2,857,800100.0%$714,450
BearsUFA20143$9,000,000$3,000,000$6,500,00072.2%$3,250,000
BearsExtensionActive20163$9,000,000$3,000,000$5,850,00065.0%$5,850,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Lions4$2,857,800$714,450$2,857,8000.0%$00.0%
Bears3$12,350,000$4,116,667$10,550,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2010Lions$320,000$15,933$0$0$0$335,933--
2011Lions$450,000$15,933$0$0$0$465,9330.4%
2012Lions$540,000$15,934$0$0$0$555,9340.5%
2013Lions$1,200,000$300,000$0$0$0$1,500,0001.2%
2014Bears$950,000 $1,950,000$666,666$1,000,000$50,000$0$2,666,6662.0%
2015Bears$2,450,000$666,666$0$50,000$0$3,166,6662.2%
2016Bears$800,000 $3,100,000$1,566,668$2,300,000$50,000$0$4,716,6683.0%
2017Bears$1,000,000 $2,200,000$900,000$2,200,000$0$0$4,100,0002.5%
2018Bears$3,500,000$900,000$1,000,000$0$0$5,400,0003.0%
Total$11,210,000$5,047,800$6,500,000$150,000$0$22,907,800 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141563.7%17.2%2811106512102001000
20151550.9%8.1%2466.550111421390000
20161666.4%7.5%21177.543892001000
2017430.4%0.6%43213240000000

Financial Reports

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