Romeo Okwara Contract: Salary, Cap Hit, Potential Extension

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Detroit Lions linebacker Romeo Okwara (95) lines up during an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Detroit Lions on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Jacob Kupferman)
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BetMGM Staff @BETMGM Apr 03, 2023, 9:58 PM

Romeo Okwara agreed to rework his contract after the 2022 season to reduce his cap hit. The two parties reworked his contract for the final year of the deal. 

Romeo Okwara Salary

Okwara will earn a base salary of $2,000,000 in 2023, with a signing bonus of $3,500,000. He will earn an additional $147,059 for every game he makes the roster for.

Romeo Okwara Cap Hit

His contract now carries a cap hit of $5,647,058 in 2023 and has a dead cap value of $7,000,000.

Romeo Okwara Potential Extension

If Romeo Okwara can stay healthy in 2023, he could earn a contract extension.

He recorded eight total tackles, five assists, and two sacks in just five games last season. The last time Okwara was fully healthy, he recorded 44 total tackles, 12 assists, and ten sacks. If Okwara returns to his former form, he will get offers from all over the NFL.

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