Cortland Finnegan Net Worth– $20 million
Profession– Former NFL Player
Average Annual Salary– $6 Million
Height– 5 feet 10 inches
Current Age– 38 years old
Weight– 190 pounds
One of the reputed cornerbacks of American football is Cortland Finnegan. This well-known player spent time with the Tennessee Titans, St. Louis Rams, Miami Dolphins, Carolina Panthers, and New Orleans Saints in the National Football League (NFL). As a player in the NFL, he earned the honor of being a Pro Bowler in 2008. He made his career glorious with lots of honors.
NFL Contract History- How Cortland Finnegan Became a Millionaire?
Cortland Finnegan made his first contract of his career with the Tennessee Titans for three years from 2006 to 2008, with a value of $1,228,750, a signing bonus of $42,875, and an average salary of $409,583.
From 2008 to 2011, he made a 4-year long contract with the Tennessee Titans worth $16,800,000.00, with a signing bonus of $4,000,000 and an average salary of $4,200,000.
He had a 5-year contract with the St. Louis Rams from 2012 to 2016, with a value of $50,000,000, a signing bonus of $5,000,000, and an average salary of $10,000,000.
For a duration of 2 years and for the time period of 2014 to 2015, he made a contract with the Miami Dolphins worth $11,000,000, with a signing bonus of $2,000,000 and an average salary of $5,500,000.
He signed a one-year contract worth $870,000 with the Carolina Panthers for the 2015-2015 seasons, with an average salary of $870,000.
He signed a one-year contract worth $1,035,000 with the New Orleans Saints for the 2016-2016 seasons, with a signing bonus of $50,000 and an average salary of $1,035,000.
Cortland Finnegan- Early Life
Cortland Finnegan was born on February 2, 1984, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. His full name is Cortland Temujin Finnegan.
He is the son of his father, Robert Grant, and mother, Linda Finnegan.
He has two sisters named Lela Finnegan and Felicia Finnegan.
His sister, Felicia Finnegan, died when she was eight years old, about a decade before Cortland was born. He suffered from congenital Down syndrome.
In his early life, he went to Milton High School (MHS) in Milton, Florida. He began to shine in football running from the start of his career. In his senior year at the college, he was named second-team All-State in 2002. In his high school career, he gained 22 passes for 403 yards, with an average of 3.4 yards per rush and scoring 3 touchdowns rushing. On defense, he recorded 65 tackles.
He finished his college career at Stamford University in Homewood, Alabama. During his studies at this college, he was part of the Stamford Bulldogs football program.
Cortland Finnegan- Professional Stage of Life
Finnegan was selected by the Tennessee Titans in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft, 215th overall. Cortland Finnegan ran after the ball in the field by wearing the jerseys of the 31, 24, 26, and 21.
He made his NFL debut with the Tennessee Titans in 2006 and continued to play until 2011. Finnegan played for the St. Louis Rams in the 2012–2013 seasons. He was a player for the Miami Dolphins in 2014. Next year he played for the Carolina Panthers. He passed the test with the New Orleans Saints in 2016.
Cortland Finnegan- NFL Stats
In the arena of the NFL, he appeared in a total of 133 games. The NFL career statistics of this man are given below.
- Total tackles: 663
- Sacks: 7.0
- Forced fumbles: 5
- Pass deflections: 87
- Interceptions: 18
- Defensive touchdowns: 6
- Approximate Value (AV): 60
- Total receiving yards (YDS): 426
- Touchdown (TD): 4
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— Tom Holmgren (@the_phinish) July 3, 2014
Cortland In his professional life, Finnegan received numerous honors. He won the honor of being a first-team All-Pro in 2008. Finnegan was honored as a Pro Football Focus First-team All-Pro in 2011. He got to the Pro Bowl in 2008.
Cortland Finnegan- Wife and Child
Cortland Finnegan is a married person in his personal life. He is the husband of his wife, Lacey Owens. He wed her in 2010. The conjugal life of Cortland Finnegan and Lacey Owens is blessed with a daughter, Kelsey Finnegan.