Zach Brown

Inside Linebacker

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $2,953,125
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 1.65%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $5,750,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 3.21%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.95
  • Total Contract Value: $21,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/40 at ILB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $5,500,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 248
  • College: North Carolina
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 2, #52 overall (Titans)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Zach Brown signed a three year, $21 million contract with the Redskins on March 18, 2018. Brown received a $4.5 million signing bonus and his 2018 base salary is fully guaranteed. In 2019 Brown has a $4.5 million injury guarantee. There are per game roster bonuses in each year of the contract, $250,000 in 2018 and $500,000 in 2019 and 2020. There are up to $1 million in additional incentives available in each year of the contract.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 29 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,500,000 $250,000 $0 $250,000 $2,953,125 1.7%
2019 30 $6,750,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $8,750,000 4.6%
2020 31 $7,500,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $9,500,000 4.8%
Total $15,250,000 $4,500,000 $1,250,000 $0 $250,000 $21,203,125
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Career Earnings: $13,158,298
Career APY: $1,879,757
Potential Earnings: $28,408,298
Total Guarantees: $6,200,000
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Hit: $9,500,000 (2020)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Titans Drafted 2012 4 $3,858,298 $964,575 $0 $3,858,298 100.0% $964,575
Bills UFA Expired 2016 1 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $0 $1,250,000 100.0% $1,250,000
Redskins UFA Expired 2017 1 $2,300,000 $2,300,000 $700,000 $2,300,000 100.0% $2,300,000
Redskins UFA Active 2018 3 $21,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,500,000 $5,750,000 27.4% $5,750,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Titans 4 $3,858,298 $964,575 $3,858,298 0.0% $0 0.0%
Bills 1 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 0.0% $0 0.0%
Redskins 2 $8,050,000 $4,025,000 $5,503,125 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2012 Titans $390,000 $311,509 $0 $0 $0 $701,509 0.6% $1,636,036
2013 Titans $565,377 $311,509 $0 $0 $0 $876,886 0.7% $565,377
2014 Titans $740,754 $311,509 $0 $0 $0 $1,052,263 0.8% $740,754
2015 Titans $916,131 $311,509 $0 $0 $0 $1,227,640 0.9% $916,131
2016 Bills $800,000 $450,000 $0 $0 $0 $1,250,000 0.8% $1,250,000
2017 Redskins $1,550,000 $200,000 $500,000 $250,000 $0 $250,000 $2,550,000 1.5% $2,300,000
2018 Redskins $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,500,000 $250,000 $0 $250,000 $2,953,125 1.7% $5,750,000
2019 Redskins $6,750,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $8,750,000 4.6% $7,250,000
2020 Redskins $7,500,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $9,500,000 4.8% $8,000,000
Total $20,212,262 $6,696,036 $1,500,000 $0 $500,000 $28,861,423   $28,408,298

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2012 16 65.7% 14.3%68255.528.5118531561262
2013 16 71.1% 20.8%7219426975131100
2014 1 0.3% 0.0%0000000000000
2015 16 46.5% 19.4%55220.534232450000
2016 16 91.2% 27.4%97524171184102000
2017 13 75.9% 6.9%84432.5111252000000
2018 16 68.0% 0.7%6927151021002000

Financial Reports

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