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Breaking down Bryan Bulaga's new contract

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The five-year, $33.75 million contract that right tackle Bryan Bulaga signed Monday with the Green Bay Packers includes a significant amount of money tied into per-game roster bonuses.

As much as $3 million of that total will have to be earned by playing in each game. Given Bulaga's injury history -- he missed all of the 2013 season and half of 2012 -- it provides the Packers with some insurance.

Bulaga received an $8 million signing bonus, which was the only guaranteed money in the deal. The average per year of $6.75 million made Bulaga the 24th-highest paid tackle in the league, according to ESPN Stats & Information salary data. That includes both left tackles and right tackles. It also matches left guard Josh Sitton's average per year, making them the team's two highest-paid offensive linemen.

While Bulaga has relatively low base salaries in the first two years, those figures spike significantly in the last three years, which would allow for the Packers to gain some salary-cap relief if they decided to cut him during the third, fourth or fifth years.

Here's the breakdown of the contract:

2015

Cash value: $10 million

Salary-cap charge: $3.6 million

Signing bonus: $8 million

Roster bonus: Up to $500,000 ($31,250 per game active)

Workout bonus: $250,000

Base salary: $1.25 million

2016

Cash value: $4 million

Salary-cap charge: $5.6 million

Roster bonus: $2.8 million ($2.25 million due on the third day of the league year, $35,735 per game active)

Workout bonus: $250,000

Base salary: $950,000

2017

Cash value: $6.25 million

Salary-cap charge: $7.91 million

Roster bonus: Up to $600,000 ($37,500 per game active)

Workout bonus: $250,000

Base salary: $5.4 million

2018

Cash value: $6.75 million

Salary-cap charge: $8.35 million

Roster bonus: Up to $650,000 ($40,625 per game active)

Workout bonus: $250,000

Base salary: $5.85 million

2019

Cash value: $6.75 million

Salary-cap charge: $8.35 million

Roster bonus: Up to $700,000 ($43,750 per game active)

Workout bonus: $250,000

Base salary: $5.8 million