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Dont'a Hightower

Position: Linebacker

The Patriots signed DE Dont'a Hightower, drafted with the 25th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft on April 26, 2012, to a 4 year contract worth $7.74 million dollars with $6.28 million in guarantees on July 19, 2012. We are estimating that Hightower received a signing bonus of $4,057,456. Base salaries of the contract are $390,000(2012), $741,091(2013), $1,092,182(2014), and $1,443,273(2015).

Year Cap
Value
Dead
Money
Cap
Savings
2012 $1,404,364 $6,280,729 ($4,876,365)
2013 $1,755,455 $4,876,365 ($3,120,910)
2014 $2,196,546 $3,120,910 ($1,014,364)
2015 $2,457,637 $1,014,364 $1,443,273