Breaking down Vince Wilfork's $19 million contract restructure

Aaron Wilson
National Football Post

New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork's restructured contract is worth $19 million and includes a $1.3 million signing bonus and $2.6 million in guaranteed money.

Wilfork has an option for 2015 and 2016 the Patriots can exercise in 2014. The team has to notify Wilfork by the end of the 2014 league year to have the 2015 and 2016 years exercised.

Wilfork has a $6.683 million salary-cap figure in 2014 and a $1.3 million base salary fully guaranteed, a $300,000 weight bonus paid out through $60,000 for each of five weigh-ins.

He has a $200,000 workout bonus.

He has an $87,500 per game active roster bonus worth up to $1.4 million. He has $3 million in incentives through playtime, playoffs, and a team qualifier.

In 2015, Wilfork has a $8.433 million salary cap figure and a 3 million base salary, the same $300,000 weight bonus, a $200,000 workout bonus, a $4 million roster bonus due on the first day of the league year, a $500,000 playtime, playoffs incentive, a $31,250 per game active roster bonus worth up to $500,000.

In 2016, Wifork has a $5 million base salary and a $6.433 million salary-cap figure, a $300,000 weight bonus, $500,000 in incentives in playtime, playoffs, a $200,000 workout bonus, a $31,250 per game active roster bonus worth up to $500,000.

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