Aaron Williams

Safety Age: 25 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#34 overall), 2011 College: Texas Agent(s): Relativity Sports
  • Current Contract

    Aaron Williams signed a 4 year, $26,007,844 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including a $6,500,000 signing bonus, $8,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,501,961. In 2015, Williams will earn a base salary of $1,375,000, a signing bonus of $4,500,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000. Williams has a cap hit of $3,900,000 while his dead money value is $9,700,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $26,007,844
    Signing Bonus $6,500,000
    Average Salary $6,501,961
    Guaranteed $8,750,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year 24 $2,250,000 $1,881,029 - - $100,000 $4,231,029 $9,431,029
    2015 Contract details by year 25 $1,375,000 $1,300,000 - $1,125,000 $100,000 $3,900,000 $9,700,000
    2016 Contract details by year 26 $2,575,000 $1,300,000 $1,000,000 $1,125,000 $100,000 $6,100,000 $7,275,000
    2017 Contract details by year 27 $3,600,000 $1,300,000 $500,000 $1,125,000 $100,000 $6,625,000 $4,850,000
    2018 Contract details by year 28 $3,800,000 $1,300,000 $500,000 $1,125,000 $100,000 $6,825,000 $2,425,000
    2019 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Signing Bonus + 2014 base + Declined 2015 Option Base
    • Incentives: $1.25M
    • Signing Bonus: $6.5M
    • 2015 Option Bonus: $4.5M (adds 2018 if exercised)
    • If 2015 Option declined, 2015 base increases to $5.875M (guaranteed)
    • 2016 Roster Bonus: $1 million
    • 2017-18 Roster Bonus: $500,000
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $100,000

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2014Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,259,148
    Signing Bonus $2,324,836
    Average Salary $1,314,787
    Guaranteed $4,166,992
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2011 21 $320,687 $581,209 - $901,896 -
    2012 22 $614,052 $581,029 - $1,195,081 -
    2013 23 $853,105 $581,029 - $1,434,134 $2,015,522
    2014 24 $1,092,156 $581,029 - $1,673,185 $581,209
    Free agent year UFA  
    • Signing Bonus: $2.32 million
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $320,687 $2,324,836 - - - - - $2,645,523
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $614,052 - - - - - - $614,052
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $853,105 - - - - - - $853,105
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 $6,500,000 - $100,000 - - - $8,850,000
    4 seasons $4,037,844 $8,824,836 - $100,000 - - - $12,962,680
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,375,000 - - $100,000 - $4,500,000 - $5,975,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,575,000 - $1,000,000 $100,000 - - - $3,675,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,600,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - - $4,200,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,800,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - - $4,400,000
    $15,387,844 $8,824,836 $2,000,000 $500,000 - $4,500,000 - $31,212,680
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    10/11/2013 Player contract details by year Helmet-to-Helmet Hit $21,000 Helmet to helmet hit against Davone Bess (CLE)
    - $21,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Aaron Williams ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($3,900,000) Rank
    NFL: #316
    Buffalo Bills: #13
    Safety: #21

    Total Cash ($5,975,000) Rank
    NFL: #185
    Safety: #10

    Average Annual ($6,501,961) Rank
    NFL: #167
    Safety: #11