Embed This Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver Age: 24 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2014 College: Clemson Agent(s): Eugene Parker (Relativity Sports)



  • Current Contract

    Sammy Watkins signed a 4 year, $19,935,603 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including a $12,818,620 signing bonus, $19,935,603 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,983,901. In 2017, Watkins will earn a base salary of $690,000, while carrying a cap hit of $690,000 and a dead cap value of $690,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $19,935,603
    Signing Bonus $12,818,620
    Average Salary $4,983,901
    Total Guarantees $19,935,603
    Guaranteed at Signing $19,935,603
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2014 Contract details by year 21 $420,000 $3,204,655 - $3,624,655 $19,935,603 $13,238,620($13,238,620)
    Pre-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: $19,935,6032014 Cap Savings: $-16,310,948 Pre-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: $19,935,6032014 Cap Savings: $-16,310,948 Post-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: -2015 Dead Cap: $19,935,6032014 Cap Savings: $3,624,655 Post-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: -2015 Dead Cap: $19,935,6032014 Cap Savings: $3,624,655
    2015 Contract details by year 22 $1,326,164 $3,204,655 - $4,530,819 $16,310,948 $1,326,164($14,564,784)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $16,310,9482015 Cap Savings: $-11,780,129 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $16,310,9482015 Cap Savings: $-11,780,129 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $9,901,6382016 Dead Cap: $6,409,3102015 Cap Savings: $-5,370,819 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $9,901,6382016 Dead Cap: $6,409,3102015 Cap Savings: $-5,370,819
    2016 Contract details by year 23 $600,000 $3,204,655 $1,632,328 $5,436,983 $11,780,129 $2,232,328($16,797,112)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $11,780,1292016 Cap Savings: $-6,343,146 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $6,409,3102016 Cap Savings: $-972,327 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $8,575,4742017 Dead Cap: $3,204,6552016 Cap Savings: $-3,138,491 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $3,204,6552017 Dead Cap: $3,204,6552016 Cap Savings: $2,232,328
    2017 Contract details by year 24 $690,000 - - $690,000 $690,000 $690,000($17,487,112)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $690,0002017 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: -2017 Cap Savings: $690,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $690,0002018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: -2018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $690,000
    2018 Contract details by year 25 - - - - - -($17,487,112)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: -2018 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: -2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: -2019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: -2019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $0
    2018 Free Agent Year 26 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2017 Player contract details by year - $3,204,655 $2,448,491 - $5,653,146
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 $12,818,620 - - - - - $13,238,620
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,326,164 - - - - - - $1,326,164
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - $1,632,328 - - - - $2,232,328
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $690,000 - - - - - - $690,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings - - $2,448,491 - - - - $2,448,491
    4 seasons $3,036,164 $12,818,620 $4,080,819 - - - - $19,935,603
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Sammy Watkins ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Los Angeles Rams: #
    Wide Receiver: #

    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 13 13 12 660 0.789 58 34 549 16.1 7 0 96.9
    2016 8 8 8 382 0.359 52 28 430 15.4 2 0 55
    2015 13 13 13 714 0.664 96 60 1047 17.4 9 0 158.8
    2014 16 16 16 1027 0.967 128 65 982 15.1 6 1 133