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Breaking down Clint Boling's contract

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We take a look at the five-year contract that Clint Boling signed on March 10, 2015; it's worth $26 million. We break it down and look at the bonuses, cap hit and dead cap dollars.

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The Cincinnati Bengals signed offensive guard Clint Boling to a five-year deal worth $26 million on Tuesday -- a deal that the team announced on Wednesday. The contract averages $5.2 million per season, which ranks third on the offensive line behind Andrew Whitworth ($9.762 million) and Andre Smith ($6 million).

The contract itself is a simple breakdown - there is $17.5 million in base salary over those five seasons with $5 million in roster bonuses, another $1 million of workout bonuses and a signing bonus of $2.5 million.

SEASON BASE SALARY ROSTER BONUS WORKOUT CAP HIT DEAD CAP
2015 $1.7 million $2.7 million $200,000 $5.1 million $5 million
2016 $2.35 million $1.7 million (fifth day of the 2016 year) $200,000 $4.75 million $2 million
2017 $4.05 million $200,000 $200,000 $4.95 million $1.5 million
2018 $4.55 million $200,000 $200,000 $5.45 million $1 million
2019 $4.85 million $200,000 $200,000 $5.75 million $500,000

NOTE: Numbers pulled from Spotrac, Rotoworld, and NFLPA.