Michael Onwenu cracks NFL’s top-25 in performance-based payouts
Numbers for performance-based pay distribution came out for the 2022 season, and New England Patriots guard Michael Onwenu came in with the fourth-highest salary.
He earned $813,083 in performance-based pay.
Performance-based pay is a form of compensation based on playing time and salary. Onwenu has certainly had a big role for the Patriots not only during last season, but overall.
He was drafted in the sixth round with the 182nd overall pick. He has played in a variety of positions during his time in New England, including right tackle and left tackle. He has started in 41 out of a total of 49 games.
Former #Eagles safety Marcus Epps, who left in free agency for the #Raiders, led the NFL with a $880,384 performance-based pay distribution for 2022. pic.twitter.com/S9OiYxULBi
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) March 17, 2023
Onwenu has proven to be one of the Patriots best draft picks over the past few seasons, and this compensation and bonus reflect that.
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