Ben Niemann PFF, 40time, College Stats, Height, Salary, Trade, Net Worth, Contract, Weight, Stats, Draft Profile, Jersey Number, Position

Ben Niemann was born on July 27, 1995, he is an American football linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Iowa.

Niemann signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent and made the final 53-man roster out of training camp. He made his NFL debut on September 9, 2018, in the season opener against the Los Angeles Chargers, playing on special teams.

Niemann made his first career start on November 11 in the Chiefs 26–14 win over the Arizona Cardinals and led the team with 6 tackles. Niemann finished his rookie season with 10 tackles made in 14 games played, mostly on special teams, and appeared in both the Chiefs postseason games, defending a pass in the endzone against the Indianapolis Colts in the divisional round and making two tackles on special teams in the AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots.

Niemann finished the 2019 regular season with 56 tackles and a pass defended and a fumble recovery in 16 games played (one start). Niemann had six tackles in the postseason, including a tackle and a hit on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to force an errant throw on third down in the fourth quarter in the Chiefs Super Bowl LIV victory.

In Week 3 of the 2020 season against the Baltimore Ravens on Monday Night Football, Niemann recorded his first career sack on Lamar Jackson and recovered a fumble lost by Jackson during the 34–20 win. Overall, in the 2020 season, Niemann finished with 44 total tackles, one sack, and one forced fumble.

Niemann re-signed with the Chiefs on March 17, 2021. Niemann signed with the Arizona Cardinals on June 16, 2022.

Niemann is the son of Jay and Lou Ann Niemann. His father is currently the Assistant Defensive Line Coach and Defensive Recruiting Coordinator for Iowa and had previously served as the Defensive Coordinator at Rutgers and Northern Illinois and as the head coach at Simpson College. He has a younger brother, Nick Niemann, who currently plays linebacker for the Los Angeles Chargers.

Contract and Salary

He signed a 4 year, $96,000,000 contract, including a $21,500,000 signing bonus, $70,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $24,000,000.

Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of between $1 million to $3 million.


He is 6 feet tall



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2016Minnesota Vikings138490310.84634756103
2015Minnesota Vikings135272013.84043159.6131


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Kick Return

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Punt Return

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He is 83 kg