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Sione Pouha

Position: Defensive Tackle

DT Sione Pouha, a thrid round selection in the NFL Draft, signed a 4 year contract with the New York Jets on July 14, 2005. Pouha received a $613,000 signing bonus. Pouha signed a 3 year extension with the Jets on February 29, 2008. The extension includes a 1 million dollar signing bonus and a 1 million dollar roster bonus in 2008. Pouha will earn base salaries of $230,000(2005), $350,000(2006), $380,000(2007), $460,000(2008), $980,000(2009), 1,330,000(2010) and $1,030,000(2011).

Pouha recieved escalated salaries due to 2009 performance incentives. His new base salariy for 2010 is $1,580,000

Pouha receives an escalated base salary in 2011 of $1,280,000 due to 2010 performance incentives.

Pouha agreed to a 3 year, $15 million dollar contract with the Jets on March 12, 2012. Pouha received a signing bonus of $3.5 million. Pouha's contract contains $4.4 million in full guaranteed salary and the ability to fully guarantee an additional $4.9 million in 2013 if he is on the roster at the start of the 2013 league year. In 2014 Pouha has roster bonuses that total $4.5 million. Base salaries of the contract are $900,000(2012), $4,900,000(2013), and $900,000(2014).

Year Salary Cap Number Dead Money if Cut Cap Savings if Cut
2007$544,130$306,500$237,630
2008$1,869,970$1,153,250$716,720
2009$1,250,000$750,000$500,000
2010$1,850,000$500,000$1,350,000
2011$2,450,000$250,000$2,200,000
2012$2,166,666$4,400,000($2,233,334)
2013$6,166,666$2,333,334$3,833,332
2014$6,666,668$1,166,668$5,500,000