Projected Salaries For The Cincinnati Bengals 2013 Draft Class

USA TODAY Sports

Thanks to the new rookie wage scale, rookies can't hold out for record-setting deals. We take a look at projected numbers for the Bengals class. 2013 draft

One of the great inclusions with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement is the rookie wage scale, forcing irritating holdouts into a vault and a forgotten memory of disgust. No more training camp holdouts based on factors of slotting and percentage increases from the previous season. The rookie wage numbers for 2013 isn't publicly known, but the crew at OverTheCap.com have estimates.

Figures are from OverTheCap.com:

PICK PLAYERS POS. TOTAL VALUE SIGNING BONUS '13 CAP
21 Tyler Eifert TE $8,256,006 $4,384,368 $1,501,092
37 Giovani Bernard RB $5,253,342 $2,200,612 $955,153
53 Margus Hunt DE $3,850,902 $1,180,656 $700,164
84 Shawn Williams S $2,787,560 $567,560 $546,890
118 $2,594,864 $434,864 $513,716
156 $2,345,000 $185,000 $451,250
190 $2,263,788 $103,788 $430,947
197 $2,257,000 $97,000 $429,250
240 $2,205,896 $45,896 $416,474
251 $2,205,896 $45,896 $416,474

What were the contracts signed by players drafted at positions last year that the Bengals have this year?

PICK PLAYERS POS. TEAM TOTAL VALUE SIGNING BONUS
21 Chandler Jones DE Patriots $8.173 M $4.384 M
37 Mitchell Schwartz OT Browns $5.17 M $2.206 M
53 Devon Still DT Bengals $3.8 M $1.18 M
84 Bernard Pierce RB Ravens $2.66 M $555,550
118 Jarius Wright WR Vikings $2.52 M $420,108
156 Shaun Prater CB Bengals $2.285 M $185,000
190 Markelle Martin DB Titans $2.2 M $102,000
197 Nate Ebner DB Patriots $2.197 M $96,000
240 David Paulson TE Steelers $2.146 M $45,896
251 John Potter PK Bills $2.146M $45,896

A comparison look between 2012 and the projected 2013 numbers.

PICK '12 TOTAL VALUE '13 TOTAL VALUE '12 SIGNING BONUS '13 SIGNING BONUS
21 $8.173 M $8,256,006 $4.384 M $4,384,368
37 $5.17 M $5,253,342 $2.206 M $2,200,612
53 $3.8 M $3,850,902 $1.18 M $1,180,656
84 $2.66 M $2,787,560 $555,550 $567,560
118 $2.52 M $2,594,864 $420,108 $434,864
156 $2.285 M $2,345,000 $185,000 $185,000
190 $2.2 M $2,263,788 $102,000 $103,788
197 $2.197 M $2,257,000 $96,000 $97,000
240 $2.146 M $2,205,896 $45,896 $45,896
251 $2.146M $2,205,896 $45,896 $45,896
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