Embed This Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver Age: 30 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#82 overall), 2010 College: Southern Methodist Agent(s): Jordan Woy (Willis & Woy)
  • Current Contract

    Emmanuel Sanders signed a 3 year, $33,000,000 contract with the Denver Broncos, including a $10,750,000 signing bonus, $26,900,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $11,000,000. In 2017, Sanders will earn a base salary of $6,750,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $9,537,500 and a dead cap value of $8,062,500.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $33,000,000
    Signing Bonus $10,750,000
    Average Salary $11,000,000
    Total Guarantees $26,900,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $20,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 29 $2,500,000 $3,687,500 - $6,187,500 $21,000,000 $13,250,000($13,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $21,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $-14,812,500 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $11,750,0002016 Cap Savings: $-5,562,500 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $12,937,5002017 Dead Cap: $8,062,5002016 Cap Savings: $-6,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $3,687,5002017 Dead Cap: $8,062,5002016 Cap Savings: $2,500,000
    2017 Contract details by year 30 $6,750,000 $2,687,500 $100,000 $9,537,500 $8,062,500 $6,850,000($20,100,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $8,062,5002017 Cap Savings: $1,475,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $8,062,5002017 Cap Savings: $1,475,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $2,687,5002018 Dead Cap: $5,375,0002017 Cap Savings: $6,850,000 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $2,687,5002018 Dead Cap: $5,375,0002017 Cap Savings: $6,850,000
    2018 Contract details by year 31 $8,250,000 $2,687,500 - $10,937,500 $5,375,000 $8,250,000($28,350,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $5,375,0002018 Cap Savings: $5,562,500 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $5,375,0002018 Cap Savings: $5,562,500 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $2,687,5002019 Dead Cap: $2,687,5002018 Cap Savings: $8,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $2,687,5002019 Dead Cap: $2,687,5002018 Cap Savings: $8,250,000

    Potential Out: 2019, 3 yr, $28,350,000; $2,687,500 dead cap

    2019 Contract details by year 32 $10,250,000 $2,687,500 - $12,937,500 $2,687,500 $10,250,000($38,600,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $2,687,5002019 Cap Savings: $10,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $2,687,5002019 Cap Savings: $10,250,000 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $2,687,5002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $10,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $2,687,5002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $10,250,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $20M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2016 salary + 2017 salary)
    • $6.9M of his 2018 salary becomes fully guaranteed on the 5th league day of 2018
    • 2017 Workout Bonus: $100,000

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2016

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $15,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Guaranteed $6,000,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2014 27 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 - $4,000,000 $6,000,000
    2015 28 $4,850,000 $1,000,000 - - $5,850,000 $2,000,000
    2016 29 $5,600,000 $1,000,000 - - $6,600,000 $1,000,000
    2017 Free agent year 30 UFA  
    • $6M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2014 base + 2014 Roster Bonus)
    • 2014 Roster Bonus: $1 million
    • 90 Receptions: $250,000
    • 1,200 Rec. Yards: $500,000
    • 8 Touchdowns: $100,000
    • 14 Touchdowns: $150,000
    • First Team All-NFL: $500,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 $586,069 - - - - - $906,069
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - - - - - $405,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $490,000 - - - - - - $490,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - - - - $2,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $3,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - - $6,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,850,000 - - - - - - $4,850,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $10,750,000 - - - - - $13,250,000
    7 seasons $13,065,000 $14,336,069 $1,000,000 - - - - $28,401,069
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,750,000 - - $100,000 - - - $6,850,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $8,250,000 - - - - - - $8,250,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $10,250,000 - - - - - - $10,250,000
    $38,315,000 $14,336,069 $1,000,000 $100,000 - - - $53,751,069
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/16/2016, $12,154

      Excessive celebration against Tennessee (TEN)


    • Player contract details by year 11/09/2012, $15,000

      for faking an injury during an Oct. 21 game in Cincinnati


    • TOTAL: $27,154

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Emmanuel Sanders ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($9,537,500) Rank
    NFL: #102
    Denver Broncos: #5
    Wide Receiver: #14

    Total Cash ($6,850,000) Rank
    NFL: #201
    Wide Receiver: #26

    Average Annual ($11,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #82
    Wide Receiver: #10
  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum AAV
    Demaryius Thomas, DEN
    Similarity Score: 97.12%
    16 16 16 889 0.824 144 90 1083 12 5 2 $12,823,000
    Terrelle Pryor, CLE
    Similarity Score: 96.74%
    16 16 15 899 0.873 140 77 1007 13.1 4 1 $660,000
    Kenny Britt, LA
    Similarity Score: 96.16%
    15 15 15 787 0.784 111 68 1002 14.7 5 2 $1,400,000
    Cameron Meredith, CHI
    Similarity Score: 95.94%
    14 14 10 703 0.695 97 66 888 13.5 4 3 $527,000
    Golden Tate, DET
    Similarity Score: 95.08%
    16 16 16 866 0.835 135 91 1077 11.8 4 2 $6,200,000
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2016 16 16 16 868 0.804 137 79 1032 13.1 5 1 133.6
    2015 15 15 15 860 0.775 137 76 1135 14.9 6 2 148.4
    2014 16 16 16 1000 0.887 141 101 1404 13.9 9 1 200.8
    2013 16 16 11 797 0.758 112 67 740 11 6 1 114.5
    2012 16 16 7 722 0.677 74 44 626 14.2 1 3 65
    2011 11 11 43 22 288 13.1 2 0 41.4
    2010 13 13 1 50 28 376 13.4 2 2 47.6
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

    • WR Rank: #10

    Comparable Players

    The first step in evaluating is to identify players of the same position, with similar playing time/opportunity, who signed a contract around Sanders's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Sanders statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing.

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    Emmanuel Sanders's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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