Embed This Robert Ayers

Defensive End Age: 32 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#18 overall), 2009 College: Tennessee Agent(s): Tony Agnone (Eastern Athletic Services)



  • Current Contract

    Robert Ayers signed a 3 year, $19,500,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $10,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,500,000. In 2017, Ayers will earn a base salary of $4,000,000, a roster bonus of $2,000,000 and a incentive bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,250,000 and a dead cap value of $6,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $19,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,500,000
    Total Guarantees $10,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $7,500,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Roster Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 31 $5,000,000 $2,500,000 $250,000 $7,750,000 $7,500,000 $7,750,000($7,750,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $7,500,0002016 Cap Savings: $250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: -2016 Cap Savings: $7,750,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $7,500,0002017 Dead Cap: $02016 Cap Savings: $250,000 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: -2017 Dead Cap: $02016 Cap Savings: $7,750,000
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $250,000 $6,250,000 $6,000,000 $6,250,000($14,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $6,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $4,250,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $6,000,0002018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $250,000 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $4,250,000

    Potential Out: 2018, 2 yr, $14,000,000; $0 dead cap

    2018 Contract details by year 33 $5,000,000 $1,000,000 - $6,000,000 - $6,000,000($20,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: -2018 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: -2018 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: -2019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: -2019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $6,000,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $7.5M initially guaranteed (2016 salary + 2016 roster bonus)
    • 2017 salary becomes fully guaranteed on 03/13/2017
    • 2016 roster bonus: $2.5M (3/16/16)
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $2M (03/13/2017)
    • 2018 Roster Bonus: $1M (5th league day)
    • Annual Incentives: $900,000 ($250,000 LTBE)

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2015

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $3,750,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $1,875,000
    Guaranteed $1,730,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2014 29 $730,000 $500,000 - $20,000 $1,250,000 $1,750,000
    2015 30 $1,230,000 $500,000 $687,500 $20,000 $2,437,500 $520,000
    2016 Free agent year 31 UFA  
    • $1.73M guaranteed (Signing Bonus + 2014 base)
    • 2014 Week 1 Bonus: $500,000
    • 2015 Roster Bonus: $500,000
    • 2015 Per Game Bonus: $15,625 (12 LTBE)
    Source: Aaron Wilson
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $310,000 - $1,060,000 - - - - $1,370,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - - - $4,725,000 - $3,605,000 $8,725,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $880,000 - - - - - - $880,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $965,000 - - - - - - $965,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,060,000 - - - - - - $1,060,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $730,000 $1,000,000 - $20,000 - - - $1,750,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,230,000 - $687,500 $20,000 - - $29,829 $1,967,329
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - $2,500,000 - - - $250,000 $7,750,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - $250,000 $6,250,000
    9 seasons $14,570,000 $1,000,000 $6,247,500 $40,000 $4,725,000 - $4,134,829 $30,717,329
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - $6,000,000
    $19,570,000 $1,000,000 $7,247,500 $40,000 $4,725,000 - $4,134,829 $36,717,329
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Robert Ayers ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2017 4 4 3 213 0.729 12 5 7
    2016 12 12 10 576 0.543 6.5 29 21 8 1
    2015 12 12 11 569 0.497 9.5 41 31 10 1
    2014 12 12 1 377 0.477 5 22 18 4 1
    2013 15 15 3 505 0.456 5.5 29 23 6 1
    2012 15 15 320 0.299 2 16 8 8
    2011 16 16 13 3 39 25 14 1
    2010 11 11 10 1.5 39 32 7 1
    2009 15 15 1 19 13 5