Money matters: Looking at the new deals for Jennings, Slauson and Fiammetta

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Bears general manager Phil Emery didn’t take long to put his offseason plan into action, reaching deals with quarterback Jay Cutler, kicker Robbie Gould, cornerback Tim Jennings, guard Matt Slauson and fullback Tony Fiammetta.

Cutler’s seven-year, $126.7 million deal, of course, garnered the most attention, while Gould became the highest-paid kicker in NFL history.

But here are some of the highlights of the other deals:

TIM JENNINGS

>> His four-year deal is worth $5.6 million per year with $11.8 million guaranteed.

>> He is guaranteed a $6.045 million roster bonus — $3 million of which was converted to an OATSB (other amount treated as signing bonus) for salary-cap purposes (prorated over the length of the deal). He can also earn $100,000 workout bonuses each season.

>> His cap hits are: $5.25 million in 2014 and 2015, $5.75 million in 2016 and $6.15 million in 2017.

MATT SLAUSON

>> His four-year deal is worth $3.2 million per year with $4.9 million guaranteed.

>> In 2014, he will receive a $1.5 million roster bonus. He also has a $1.67 million OATSB that’s prorated over the four years of his deal. His deal also includes $400,000 in escalators in 2016 and 2017 based on playing time.

>> His cap hits are as followed: $2,747,500 in 2014, $3,267,500 in 2015, $3,367,500 in 2016 and $3,417,500 in 2017.

TONY FIAMMETTA

>> His two-year deal is worth $812,500 per season with $150,000 guaranteed.

>> His $150,000 signing bonus applied to the Bears’ 2013 salary cap.

>> His cap hits are $730,000 in 2014 and $745,000 in 2015.


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