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Dustin Keller

Position: Tight End

The New York Jets signed TE Dustin Keller, a first round draft pick in the 2008 draft, to a 5 year 12 million dollar contract on July 18, 2008 with reportedly 6 million in guarantees. The base value of the contract is 8.5 million dollars. Keller will earn base salaries of $295,000(2008), $662,500(2009), $795,000(2010), $927,500(2011) and $1,052,500(2012). The deal includes a roster bonus in 2008 of $235,000 and a signing bonus 0f 3.3 million dollars.

Keller earned an escalator to increase his 2012 base salary to $3,052,000.

Year Salary Cap Number Dead Money if Cut Cap Savings if Cut
2008$1,190,000$5,685,000($4,495,000)
2009$1,505,615$3,347,500($1,841,885)
2010$1,731,875$2,510,625($778,750)
2011$1,864,375$1,673,750$190,625
2012$3,989,375$836,875$3,152,500