Last updated on April 12, 2015 9:25 PM EDT

Dont'a Hightower

Year Salary Prorated
Signing Bonus
Amortization
Workout Bonus Total Cap Figure Cash Received Remaining Guaranteed Money Cap Hit if Cut Cap Savings if Cut or Traded Comments
2012 $390,000 $1,014,364 $1,404,364 $4,447,456 $6,280,729 2012/2013/2014 salaries fully guaranteed. Received a $4,057,456 signing bonus.
2013 $741,091 $1,014,364 $1,755,455 $741,091 $4,876,365 2013/2014 salaries fully guaranteed.
2014 $1,092,182 $1,014,364 $2,106,546 $1,092,182 $3,120,910 2014 salary fully guaranteed.
2015 $1,443,273 $1,014,364 $2,600,659 $1,504,568 $1,014,364 $1,443,273
2016 $7,751,000 $7,751,000 $7,751,000 $7,751,000 2016 option guaranteed for injury. Will become fully guaranteed start of 2016 League Year

Dont'a Hightower Per Rotoworld, The deal contains $6,280,729 guaranteed, including a $4,057,456 signing bonus. 2013: $741,091, 2014: $1,092,182, 2015: $1,443,273". The Steeler Depot blogged that "The New England Patriots made news on Wednesday after it was announced that they had come to terms with linebacker Dont'a Hightower on four-year deal that should total out at around $7.7 million.The early reports indicate that the Patriots did not guarantee any of the fourth and final year of the deal."

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