Embed This Antonio Gates

Tight End Age: 37 Exp: 15 Years
Undrafted: 2003, Chargers College: Kent State Agent(s): CAA Sports



  • Current Contract

    Antonio Gates signed a 2 year, $11,000,000 contract with the San Diego Chargers, including a $1,000,000 signing bonus, $6,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,500,000. In 2017, Gates will earn a base salary of $4,500,000 and a roster bonus of $437,500, while carrying a cap hit of $5,437,500 and a dead cap value of $5,000,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $11,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $5,500,000
    Total Guarantees $6,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 36 $3,000,000 $500,000 $2,000,000 $5,500,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000($6,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $6,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $-500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $1,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $4,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $5,500,0002017 Dead Cap: $500,0002016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $500,0002017 Dead Cap: $500,0002016 Cap Savings: $5,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 37 $4,500,000 $500,000 $437,500 $5,437,500 $5,000,000 $4,937,500($10,937,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $5,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $437,500 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $500,0002017 Cap Savings: $4,937,500 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $5,000,0002018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $437,500 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $500,0002018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $4,937,500
    2018 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Incentives: $1M
    • 2016 salary fully guaranteed
    • 2016 Roster Bonus: $2M
    • 2017 Per Game Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000, 14 LTBE)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2010-2015

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $36,175,000
    Signing Bonus $4,575,000
    Average Salary $7,235,000
    Guaranteed $8,800,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2010 30 $755,000 $1,762,500 $3,470,000 - - - $5,987,500 -
    2011 31 $5,200,000 $762,500 - - - - $5,962,500 -
    2012 32 $4,000,000 $762,500 - $1,600,000 - - $6,362,500 -
    2013 33 $4,500,000 $762,500 - $1,600,000 - - $6,862,500 $7,087,500
    2014 34 $2,000,000 $762,500 - $1,600,000 - $1,500,000 $5,862,500 $7,725,000
    2015 35 $4,511,764 $762,500 - $1,600,000 - $1,500,000 $8,374,264 $3,862,500
    2016 Free agent year 36 UFA  
    • $20.4 million guaranteed
    • 2010 Roster Bonus: $3.47 million
    • 2011 Option Bonus: $6.4 million
    • 2014 Restructure: $3M/ 2 years
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $225,000 $7,000 - - - - - $232,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - - - - - $305,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 $6,000,000 - - - - - $6,380,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - $3,160,000 - - - - $3,660,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $2,625,000 - - - - - - $2,625,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - - - - - $3,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,250,000 - - - - - - $3,250,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $755,000 $4,160,294 $3,470,000 - - - - $8,385,294
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $5,200,000 - - - - - - $5,200,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - - - $6,400,000 - $10,400,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - - - - - $4,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - - $3,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,511,764 - - - - - $7,178 $4,518,942
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - - $6,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - $437,500 - - - - $4,937,500
    15 seasons $38,751,764 $11,167,294 $9,067,500 - $3,000,000 $6,400,000 $7,178 $68,393,736
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 07/02/2015, 4 games, $1,567,646

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    • TOTAL: $1,567,646

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Antonio Gates ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Los Angeles Chargers: #
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    Total Cash ($0) Rank
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    Average Annual ($0) Rank
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    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2017 6 6 1 225 0.577 21 12 115 9.6 1 0 17.5
    2016 14 14 9 586 0.548 93 53 548 10.3 7 1 94.8
    2015 11 11 4 510 0.572 85 56 630 11.2 5 0 93
    2014 16 16 14 771 0.722 98 69 821 11.9 12 1 154.1
    2013 16 16 15 968 0.872 113 77 872 11.3 4 2 107.2
    2012 15 15 15 860 0.839 80 49 538 11 7 0 95.8
    2011 13 13 13 88 64 778 12.2 7 0 119.8
    2010 10 10 10 65 50 782 15.6 10 0 138.2
    2009 16 16 16 114 79 1157 14.6 8 1 163.7
    2008 16 16 16 0 60 704 11.7 8 1 116.4
    2007 16 16 16 0 75 984 13.1 9 0 152.4
    2006 16 16 16 0 71 924 13 9 0 146.4
    2003 15 15 11 0 24 389 16.2 2 1 48.9