Cole Beasley

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Bills, WR Age: 32-20d Exp: 9 Years
Undrafted: 2012, Cowboys College: Southern Methodist Agent(s):

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  • Current Contract

    Cole Beasley signed a 4 year, $29,000,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including a $6,000,000 signing bonus, $14,400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,250,000. In 2021, Beasley will earn a base salary of $4,700,000, a roster bonus of $941,165 and a workout bonus of $200,000, while carrying a cap hit of $7,341,165 and a dead cap value of $8,400,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $29,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $7,250,000
    Total Guarantees $14,400,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,700,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $2,200,000 $1,500,000 $2,968,750 $200,000 $6,868,750 $10,900,000 $11,395,717($11,395,717)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $10,900,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-4,031,250 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $8,700,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-1,831,250 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $5,400,000 2020 Dead Cap: $5,500,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,468,750 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2020 Dead Cap: $5,500,000 2019 Cap Savings: $3,668,750
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $4,400,000 $1,500,000 $968,750 $200,000 $7,068,750 $9,600,000 $5,638,238($17,033,955)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $9,600,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-2,531,250 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $5,200,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,868,750 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $6,600,000 2021 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $468,750 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,200,000 2021 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $4,868,750
    2021 Contract details by year 32 $4,700,000 $1,500,000 $941,165 $200,000 $7,341,165 $8,400,000 $5,841,165($22,875,120)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $8,400,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-1,058,835 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $3,700,000 2021 Cap Savings: $3,641,165 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $6,900,000 2022 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $441,165 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,200,000 2022 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $5,141,165
    2022 Contract details by year 33 $4,900,000 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $200,000 $7,600,000 $1,500,000 $6,100,000($28,975,120)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $6,100,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $6,100,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $6,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $6,100,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $10.7M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2019 salary + 2019 roster bonus)
    • $3.7M of 2020 salary fully guarantees on 3/22/2020 (injury guaranteed now)
    • 2019 Roster Bonus: $2.5M (paid 4/1/19)
    • 2020 Roster Bonus: $500,000 (3/22/2020)
    • 2021 Roster Bonus: $500,000 (5th league day of 2021, 3/21/2021)
    • 2022 Roster Bonus: $500,000 (5th league day of 2022)
    • Per Game 46-Man Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000, 15 LTBE in 2021)
    • Workout Bonus: $200,000

     

    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2015-2018

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $13,606,000
    Signing Bonus $4,000,000
    Average Salary $3,401,500
    Total Guarantees $7,356,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2012-2014

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $1,441,500
    Signing Bonus $1,500
    Average Salary $480,500
    Total Guarantees $1,500
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2015 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $1,500 - - - - - $391,500
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - - - - - $480,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $570,000 - - - - - - $570,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $4,000,000 - - - - - $5,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,356,000 - - - - - - $2,356,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - - - - - - $3,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,250,000 - - - - - - $3,250,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,200,000 $6,000,000 $2,968,750 $200,000 - - $26,967 $11,395,717
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,400,000 - $968,750 $200,000 - - $69,488 $5,638,238
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $4,700,000 - $941,165 $200,000 - - - $5,841,165
    10 seasons $22,846,000 $10,001,500 $4,878,665 $600,000 - - $96,455 $38,422,620
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $4,900,000 - $1,000,000 $200,000 - - - $6,100,000
    $27,746,000 $10,001,500 $5,878,665 $800,000 - - $96,455 $44,522,620
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $11,546,000 $4,001,500 - - - - - $15,547,500
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $11,300,000 $6,000,000 $4,878,665 $600,000 - - $96,455 $22,875,120
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 08/26/2021, $14,650

      Uniform Violation (no mask)


    • TOTAL: $14,650

  • Transactions

    Aug 26 2021Fined $14,650 Uniform Violation (no mask)
    Mar 12 2019Signed a 4 year $29 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
    Mar 3 2015Signed a 4 year $13.6 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Apr 29 2012Signed a 3 year $1.4415 contract with Dallas (DAL)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops Prod Pts
    2021 BUF 5 5 2 226 63.1 34 26 215 8.3 43.00 0 0 1 21.5
    2020 BUF 15 15 10 680 62.5 107 82 967 11.8 64.47 4 0 1 125.5
    2019 BUF 15 15 10 752 68.6 104 67 778 11.6 51.87 6 0 6 117.8
    2018 DAL 16 16 4 714 66.2 86 65 672 10.3 42.00 3 0 2 85.2
    2017 DAL 15 15 4 576 53.9 63 36 314 8.7 20.93 4 0 2 55.4
    2016 DAL 16 16 6 604 60.6 98 75 833 11.1 52.06 5 0 2 114
    2015 DAL 16 16 3 563 54.8 75 52 536 10.3 33.50 5 2 4 79.6
    2014 DAL 16 16 2 433 40.9 49 37 420 11.4 26.25 4 2 0 62
    2013 DAL 14 14 3 242 24.3 54 39 368 9.4 26.29 2 1 1 48.8
    2012 DAL 12 10 124 11.3 24 15 128 8.5 12.80 0 0 2 12.8
    Totals 140 138 44 4,914 - 694 494 5,231 10.6 37.91 33 5 21 722.60