Zach Pascal and at least nine other Indianapolis Colts received performance-based pay raises following the 2020 season, according to Jim Ayello of the Indianapolis Star.
Nearly every Colt earned some sort of performance-based pay raise, which is a formula that compares playing time to salary, which often results in a bonus for the player.
Of those that earned a pay raise thanks to their play in 2020, these 10 earned the most, according to Ayello:
Zach Pascal, $530,606
Julian Blackmon, $472,038
Khari Willis, $457,650
Bobby Okereke, $386,289
Braden Smith, $327,207
Mo Alie-Cox, $324,293
Darius Leonard, $281,596
Zaire Franklin, $260,240
Tavon Wilson, $256,692
Anthony Walker, $242,731
Pascal earned a 71% bonus on his $750,000 salary, according to Ayello, coming off of a year in which he came through to lead the Colts in receiving yards (607) and targets (72) in 2020 playing with Phillip Rivers.
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Thanks to his terrific play in 2020, Pascal also earned a second-round tender in the off-season from the Colts, putting him in line to make $3.384 million in 2021.
Along with Pascal, rookie Julian Blackmon earned a huge performance-based pay raise, receiving just over $472,000 after recording 42 tackles, three tackles for loss, two interceptions, six pass breakups and a forced fumble in 15 games.
It's nice to see depth guys like Mo-Alie Cox and Zaire Franklin earn pay raises.
Tavon Wilson and Anthony Walker Jr. also received nice bonuses on the way out of town.
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