Benjamin Watson

Tight End Age: 34 Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#32 overall), 2004 College: Georgia
  • Current Contract

    Benjamin Watson signed a 3 year / $4,950,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $1,200,000 signing bonus, $1,200,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,650,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $4,950,000
    Signing Bonus $1,200,000
    Average Salary $1,650,000
    Guaranteed $1,200,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2013 Contract details by year $950,000 $400,000 $250,000 $50,000 $1,650,000 $1,500,000
    2014 Contract details by year $1,000,000 $400,000 $234,375 $50,000 $1,684,375 $850,000
    2015 Contract details by year $1,200,000 $400,000 $250,000 $50,000 $1,900,000 $400,000
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $50,000
    • Annual Roster Bonus: $250,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2010-2012

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $12,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,350,000
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Guaranteed $6,350,000
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2010 $350,000 $2,116,666 $2,466,666 -
    2011 $2,420,000 $2,116,666 $4,536,666 -
    2012 $2,880,000 $2,116,666 $4,996,666 -
    Free agent year 2013 UFA  
    • $6.35 million guaranteed.
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $5,400,000 - - - - $3,200,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $360,000 $2,700,000 - - $1,300,000 - $1,660,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 $2,700,000 - - - - $460,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $560,000 $2,700,000 - - - - $560,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $785,000 $2,700,000 - - - - $785,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $910,000 $2,700,000 - - - - $910,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $350,000 $15,400,000 - - - - $6,700,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,420,000 $9,050,000 - - - - $2,420,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,880,000 $9,050,000 - - - - $2,880,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $950,000 $11,450,000 $250,000 $50,000 - - $2,450,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $10,250,000 $234,375 $50,000 - - $1,284,375
    Est. Earnings $11,175,000 $74,100,000 $484,375 $100,000 $1,300,000 - $23,309,375
  • 2014 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Benjamin Watson ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($1,684,375) Rank
    NFL: #0
    NFC: #0
    NFC South: #0
    New Orleans Saints: #0
    Tight End: #0

    Total Cash ($1,284,375) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Tight End: #0

    Average Annual ($1,650,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Tight End: #0