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Last updated on March 25, 2016 8:00 AM EDT
|Year||Salary||Roster Bonus||Signing Bonus Proration||Total Cap Figure||Cash Received||Remaining Guaranteed Money||Cap Hit if Cut||Cap Savings if Cut or Traded||Comments|
|2016||$1,250,000||$625,000||$500,000||$2,375,000||$2,375,000||$1,000,000||$1,000,000||$775,000||$500,000 of salary is fully guaranteed|
On March 22nd ESPNBoston.Com's Mike Reiss reported the details of Chris Long's deal -
Terms: One year, $2.375 million
Total guarantee: $1 million
Signing bonus: $500,000
Base salary: $1.25 million ($500,000 guaranteed)
Roster bonus: $625,000
Cap charge: $2.375 million Long projects as a rotational player in an end-of-the-line role, joining Rob Ninkovich, Jabaal Sheard, Geneo Grissom, Trey Flowers and Rufus Johnson. He had other suitors, and reportedly could have earned more elsewhere, so this deal reflects how Long put joining the Patriots with a chance to contend for a Super Bowl championship above financial considerations. This is a modest deal for a player of his caliber."
March 31, 2016 update Learned that Chris Long has a $250,000 roster bonus (earned first week on 53-man roster) and can earn up to $500,000 with 46-man active roster bonus ($31,250 for each game that he is active. Chris Long can also earn up to $500,000 in incentives.
April 9, 2016 update On April 5th the Boston Globe's Ben Volin tweeted that Chris Long's 2016 incentives are:
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