Complete contract details, salary cap breakdown for OL Elijah Wilkinson

It has been said there’s very little rest for the weary in the NFL, and that’s especially the case at this time of the year.

The transactions have been in the hundreds around the league in the first week of the 2024 league year and the Cardinals have been a big part of that.

Eleven players have been re-signed and another eight added that ended the 2023 season on another team. The total includes four players re-signed prior to the official opening of the league year on Wednesday: wide receiver Greg Dortch, defensive end L.J. Collier, linebacker Jesse Luketa and tackle/guard Carter O’Donnell.

Prior to Saturday, we reported on the contract details for 11 players. Cards Wire learned the numbers for another six today, leaving only wide receiver Chris Moore and defensive lineman Khyiris Tonga with unknown figures.

The six are punter Blake Gillikin, long snapper Aaron Brewer, offensive linemen Elijah Wilkinson, Trystan Colon and Keith Ismael and cornerback Bobby Price.

Elijah Wilkinson contract, salary cap details

Wilkinson signed a one-year contract worth $1.825 million with $1.575 million guaranteed. Those guarantees include a $325,000 signing bonus plus his $1.125 million salary. There are also roster bonuses of $14,706 per game for a maximum total of $250,000.

Only 10 games of those roster bonuses count against the cap, making the cap charge $1.722 million this year.

Wilkinson opened the 2023 season as the starter at left guard and ended up playing 10 games with nine starts, while being inactive for one game. He suffered a neck injury and was placed on injured reserve Oct. 28 before returning to practice on Nov. 29 and being activated Dec. 16.

There were several games where he shared snaps with Colon. In all, he played 74 percent of the offensive snaps.

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