Christian Wilkins Contract: Salary, Cap Hit, & Potential Extension

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Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Christian Wilkins (94) runs onto the field before an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Doug Murray)
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BetMGM Staff @BETMGM Mar 11, 2023, 3:12 PM

The Miami Dolphins drafted Christian Wilkins with the 13th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. He’s now entering his fifth season in the NFL.

Christian Wilkins Salary

Wilkins has a base salary of $10,753,000 for the 2023 season. The Dolphins picked up Wilkins’ fifth-year option earlier this offseason.

He signed a four-year, $15,439,100 rookie deal with the Dolphins, including a $9,248,436 signing bonus. The contract had $15,439,100 in guaranteed money and an average annual salary of $3,859,775.

Christian Wilkins Cap Hit

On his fifth-year option, Wilkins will have a $10,753,000 cap hit in 2023.

Christian Wilkins Potential Extension

Jonathan Allen, Vita Vea, Grady Jarrett, and DeMarcus Lawrence are four players that showed similar production to Wilkins at this point in his career. As a result, you can expect Wilkins’s next deal to be between three and four years, with an average annual value over $15 million.

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