Wes Welker

Wide Receiver Age: 34 Exp: 11 Years
College: Texas Tech
Player Status: Inactive
  • Current Contract

    Wes Welker signed a 2 year, $12,000,000 contract with the Denver Broncos, including a $4,000,000 signing bonus, $6,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,000,000. In , Welker will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of . Welker has a cap hit of while his dead money value is .

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $12,000,000
    Signing Bonus $4,000,000
    Average Salary $6,000,000
    Guaranteed $6,000,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2013 Contract details by year 32 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - - $150,000 $4,150,000 $6,000,000
    2014 Contract details by year 33 $2,647,059 $2,000,000 $3,000,000 - - $7,647,059 $8,000,000
    2015 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $6M guaranteed (2013 base + Roster bonus)
    • 2014: $6M guarantees in March 2014
    • Incentives per year: 90+ catches, $150,000 (LTBE)
    • 2014 Roster Bonus: $3 million
    • 352941.1764705882353
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the various reports, including Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2012Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $9,515,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,515,000
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 31 $9,515,000 - - $9,515,000 -
    2013 Free agent year 32 UFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $230,000 - - - - - - $230,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - - - - - $305,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $425,000 - - - - - - $425,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 $5,500,000 - $50,000 - - - $6,100,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,400,000 - $250,000 $100,000 - $3,500,000 - $5,250,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $1,650,000 - $250,000 $100,000 - - - $2,000,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $1,900,000 - $250,000 $100,000 - - - $2,250,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,150,000 - $250,000 $100,000 - - - $2,500,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $9,515,000 - - - - - - $9,515,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $4,000,000 - - - - $150,000 $6,150,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,647,059 - $3,000,000 - - - - $5,647,059
    11 seasons $22,772,059 $9,500,000 $4,000,000 $450,000 - $3,500,000 $150,000 $40,372,059
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    09/02/2014 Player contract details by year Substance Abuse 2 games $941,176 Violating the NFL's substance abuse policy
    12/31/2011 Player contract details by year Other Uniform/Equipment Violation $10,000 Wearing unauthorized hat to press conference
    12/24/2008 Player contract details by year Unsportsmanlike Conduct $10,000 Unsportsmanlike Conduct (making a snow angel) against Arizona (ARI)
    $2 $961,176