Eric Berry and Laurent Duvernay-Tardif each received recent contract extensions from the Chiefs. The Star previously reported their first-year salary cap numbers, but here are the rest of their contract details.
▪ Berry’s contract is for six years and $78 million. It includes $40 million guaranteed and a $20 million signing bonus, the richest ever given to a NFL defensive back.
The first-year cap number is $5 million. It includes a base salary of $900,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000.
Berry’s cap numbers are as follows: $13 million in 2018, $16.5 million in 2019, $13.5 million in 2020, $16 million in 2021 and $14 million in 2022. He has workout bonuses of $100,000 each year.
Berry’s $20 million signing bonus is prorated through 2021, meaning the first year the Chiefs could actually save real cap room by releasing him is in 2019, when they’d create about $4.5 million in space.