Embed This Russell Wilson

Quarterback Age: 28 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#75 overall), 2012 College: Wisconsin Agent(s): Bus Cook Sports
  • Current Contract

    Russell Wilson signed a 4 year, $87,600,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including a $31,000,000 signing bonus, $61,542,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $21,900,000. In 2017, Wilson will earn a base salary of $12,600,000, while carrying a cap hit of $18,800,000 and a dead cap value of $31,200,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $87,600,000
    Signing Bonus $31,000,000
    Average Salary $21,900,000
    Total Guarantees $61,542,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $31,700,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 26 $700,000 $6,354,868 $7,054,868 $31,854,868 $31,722,469($31,722,469)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $31,854,8682015 Cap Savings: $-24,800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $31,854,8682015 Cap Savings: $-24,800,000 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $7,054,8682016 Dead Cap: $24,800,0002015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $7,054,8682016 Dead Cap: $24,800,0002015 Cap Savings: $0
    2016 Contract details by year 27 $12,342,000 $6,200,000 $18,542,000 $37,142,000 $12,342,000($44,064,469)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $37,142,0002016 Cap Savings: $-18,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $24,800,0002016 Cap Savings: $-6,258,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $18,542,0002017 Dead Cap: $18,600,0002016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002017 Dead Cap: $18,600,0002016 Cap Savings: $12,342,000
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $12,600,000 $6,200,000 $18,800,000 $31,200,000 $12,600,000($56,664,469)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $31,200,0002017 Cap Savings: $-12,400,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $18,600,0002017 Cap Savings: $200,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $18,800,0002018 Dead Cap: $12,400,0002017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002018 Dead Cap: $12,400,0002017 Cap Savings: $12,600,000
    2018 Contract details by year 29 $15,500,000 $6,200,000 $21,700,000 $12,400,000 $15,500,000($72,164,469)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $12,400,0002018 Cap Savings: $9,300,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $12,400,0002018 Cap Savings: $9,300,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002019 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002018 Cap Savings: $15,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002019 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002018 Cap Savings: $15,500,000

    Potential Out: 2019, 4 yr, $72,164,469; $6,200,000 dead cap

    2019 Contract details by year 30 $17,000,000 $6,200,000 $23,200,000 $6,200,000 $17,000,000($89,164,469)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002019 Cap Savings: $17,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002019 Cap Savings: $17,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $17,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $6,200,0002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $17,000,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $31.7M initially guaranteed (signing bonus + 2015 salary)
    • 2016 salary fully guarantees on 2/13/16
    • 2017 salary fully guarantees on 2/11/2017
    • $4.9 million of the 2018 salary fully guarantees on the 5th day of the 2018 waiver period.

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,996,702
    Signing Bonus $619,400
    Average Salary $749,176
    Guaranteed $2,996,774
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 23 $390,000 $154,868 - $544,868 $619,400
    2013 24 $526,217 $154,868 - $681,085 $464,604
    2014 25 $662,434 $154,868 - $817,302 $309,736
    2015 26 $1,542,000 $154,868 - $1,696,868 $154,868
    2016 Free agent year 27 UFA  
    • Signing Bonus: $619,400
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $619,400 - - - - - $1,009,400
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $526,217 - - - - - - $526,217
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $662,434 - - - - - - $662,434
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 $31,000,000 - - - - $22,469 $31,722,469
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $12,342,000 - - - - - - $12,342,000
    5 seasons $14,620,651 $31,619,400 - - - - $22,469 $46,262,520
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $12,600,000 - - - - - - $12,600,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $15,500,000 - - - - - - $15,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - - - - - $17,000,000
    $59,720,651 $31,619,400 - - - - $22,469 $91,362,520
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Russell Wilson ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($18,800,000) Rank
    NFL: #18
    Seattle Seahawks: #1
    Quarterback: #14

    Total Cash ($12,600,000) Rank
    NFL: #59
    Quarterback: #20

    Average Annual ($21,900,000) Rank
    NFL: #7
    Quarterback: #7
  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Cmp Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum AAV
    Ryan Tannehill, MIA
    Similarity Score: 80.22%
    13 13 13 758 0.8 389 261 67.1 2995 11.5 19 12 93.5 39 164 1 9 $19,250,000
    Matthew Stafford, DET
    Similarity Score: 76.42%
    16 16 16 1037 1 594 388 65.3 4327 11.2 24 10 93.32 37 207 2 3 $17,666,667
    Andrew Luck, IND
    Similarity Score: 68.49%
    15 15 15 1013 0.924 545 346 63.5 4240 12.3 31 13 96.43 64 341 2 6 $24,594,000
    Ben Roethlisberger, PIT
    Similarity Score: 64.34%
    14 14 14 921 0.85 509 328 64.4 3819 11.6 29 13 95.4 16 14 1 8 $14,664,417
    Joe Flacco, BAL
    Similarity Score: 63.76%
    16 16 16 1111 0.98 672 436 64.9 4317 9.9 20 15 83.54 21 58 2 5 $20,100,000
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Cmp Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2016 16 16 16 1008 0.948 546 353 64.7 4219 12 21 11 92.58 72 259 1 8 268.06
    2015 16 16 16 1053 0.972 483 329 68.1 4024 12.2 34 8 110.12 103 553 1 7 336.26
    2014 16 16 16 1054 0.997 452 285 63.1 3475 12.2 20 7 94.96 118 849 6 10 327.6
    2013 16 16 16 973 0.961 407 257 63.1 3357 13.1 26 9 101.15 96 539 1 10 270.18
    2012 16 16 16 979 0.964 393 252 64.1 3118 12.4 26 10 100.03 94 489 4 6 275.62
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

    • QB Rank: #7

    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 Wilson's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Russell Wilson'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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