The details of the three-year, $15.75 million contract that Richie Incognito signed with the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday are being fleshed out by NFL reporters Aaron Wilson (twice) and Albert Breer this morning, providing clarity on just how much salary cap space the Bills are using on their starting left guard this year.
They are using $3.25 million in cap space on Incognito this year, to be exact.
Incognito's deal includes $5.45 million guaranteed, which is presumed to be his first-year salary of $2 million plus a $3.45 million signing bonus. It also includes annual workout bonuses of $100,000, plus a $500,000 roster bonus due in March of 2017.
Here is the full breakdown of Incognito's contract, by both earning potential and salary cap figures. We'll start with the salary cap angle...
|Year||Salary||SB proration||Roster bonus||Workout bonus||Cap hit|
... and by earning potential.
|Year||Salary||Signing Bonus||Roster bonus||Workout bonus||Potential earnings|