Stefon Diggs

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Bills, WR Age: 28-59d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#146 overall), 2015 College: Maryland Agent(s): Adisa Bakari, Jeffrey Whitney (Kelley Drye & Warren)

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  • Current Contract

    Stefon Diggs signed a 5 year, $72,000,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including a $15,000,000 signing bonus, $40,007,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,400,000. In 2022, Diggs will earn a base salary of $12,525,000, a roster bonus of $900,000, a workout bonus of $50,000 and a incentive bonus of $450,000, while carrying a cap hit of $18,281,111 and a dead cap value of $8,712,222.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $72,000,000
    Signing Bonus $15,000,000
    Average Salary $14,400,000
    Total Guarantees $40,007,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $16,907,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Restructure Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 25 $1,907,000 $3,056,929 - - - - $4,963,929 $16,963,929 $16,907,000($16,907,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $16,963,929 2018 Cap Savings: $-12,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $15,056,929 2018 Cap Savings: $-10,093,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $4,963,929 2019 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $3,056,929 2019 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $1,907,000
    2019 Contract details by year 26 $8,900,000 $3,000,000 $500,000 $100,000 - - $12,500,000 $21,000,000 $9,500,000($26,407,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $21,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-8,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $12,100,000 2019 Cap Savings: $400,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $3,100,000 2020 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $9,400,000
    2020 Contract details by year 27 $14,200,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - $14,800,000 $25,300,000 $14,831,050($41,238,050)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $25,300,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-10,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $100,000 2020 Cap Savings: $14,700,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $25,300,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $-10,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $100,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $14,700,000
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $990,000 - $982,843 $50,000 $4,356,111 - $6,378,954 $14,858,333 $15,108,333($56,346,383)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $14,858,333 2021 Cap Savings: $-8,479,379 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $13,868,333 2021 Cap Savings: $-7,489,379 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $6,146,111 2022 Dead Cap: $8,712,222 2021 Cap Savings: $232,843 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,156,111 2022 Dead Cap: $8,712,222 2021 Cap Savings: $1,222,843

    Potential Out: 2022, 4 yr, $56,346,383; $8,712,222 dead cap

    2022 Contract details by year 29 $12,525,000 - $900,000 $50,000 $4,356,111 $450,000 $18,281,111 $8,712,222 $13,925,000($70,271,383)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $8,712,222 2022 Cap Savings: $9,568,889 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $8,712,222 2022 Cap Savings: $9,568,889 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $4,356,111 2023 Dead Cap: $4,356,111 2022 Cap Savings: $13,925,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $4,356,111 2023 Dead Cap: $4,356,111 2022 Cap Savings: $13,925,000
    2023 Contract details by year 30 $12,650,000 - $900,000 $100,000 $4,356,111 - $18,006,111 $4,356,111 $13,650,000($83,921,383)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $4,356,111 2023 Cap Savings: $13,650,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $4,356,111 2023 Cap Savings: $13,650,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $4,356,111 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $13,650,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $4,356,111 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $13,650,000
    2024 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $16.907M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2018 salary)
    • 2019 salary fully guarantees on 3/15/2019
    • 2020 salary fully guarantees on 3/20/2020
    • $11M of 2021 salary fully guarantees 3/21/2021 (guaranteed for injury at sign)
    • 2019 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000, 15 LTBE)
    • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000)
    • 2021 Roster Bonus: $750,000
    • 2021 Per Game Active Bonus: $14,705 ($250,000)
    • 2022 Per Game Active Bonus: $14,705 ($250,000)
    • 2022 Roster Bonus: $650,000
    • 2023 Roster Bonus: $650,000
    • 2023 Per Game Active Bonus: $14,705 ($250,000)
    • 2019-23 Workout Bonus: $100,000
    • Incentives $9M
      100 receptions escalates 2021 salary ($658,333), 2022 salary ($750,000 earned), 2023 salary ($800,000) 
      1,375 receiving yards escalates 2021 salary ($658,333), 2022 salary ($750,000), 2023 salary ($800,000)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2015-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,507,713
    Signing Bonus $227,713
    Average Salary $626,928
    Total Guarantees $227,713
    Guaranteed at Signing $227,713
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $227,713 - - - - $252,099 $914,812
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - - - - $224,226 $749,226
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - - - - - $615,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,907,000 $15,000,000 - - - - - $16,907,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,900,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - - $9,500,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $14,200,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - $31,050 $14,831,050
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $990,000 - $1,000,000 $50,000 $13,068,333 - - $15,108,333
    7 seasons $27,572,000 $15,227,713 $2,000,000 $250,000 $13,068,333 - $507,375 $58,625,421
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $12,525,000 - $900,000 $50,000 - - - $13,925,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $12,650,000 - $900,000 $100,000 - - - $13,650,000
    $52,747,000 $15,227,713 $3,800,000 $400,000 $13,068,333 - $507,375 $86,200,421
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $12,382,000 $15,227,713 $500,000 $100,000 - - $476,325 $28,686,038
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $15,190,000 - $1,500,000 $150,000 $13,068,333 - $31,050 $29,939,383
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/06/2019, $200,000

      Conduct detrimental to the team (MIN)


    • Player contract details by year 09/20/2019, $10,527

      Removing helmet on the field against Green Bay (GB)


    • Player contract details by year 11/17/2017, $12,154

      Excessive Celebration (hugging goal post) against Washington (WAS)


    • Player contract details by year 09/15/2017, $6,076

      Football into the stands against New Orleans (NO)


    • Player contract details by year 12/30/2016, $6,076

      Throwing football into the stands against Green Bay (GB)


    • Player contract details by year 09/23/2016, $12,154

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Green Bay (GB)


    • TOTAL: $246,987

  • Transactions

    Jun 1 2021Converted $11.7M of 2021 salary into bonus, clearing $7.8M of cap space with Buffalo
    Mar 16 2020Traded to Buffalo (BUF) from Minnesota (MIN) with 2020 7th round pick (#239 Dane Jackson) for 2020 1st round pick (#22 Justin Jefferson), 2021 4th round pick (#134 Janarius Robinson), 2020 5th round pick (#155 - traded) and 2020 6th round pick (#201 - traded)
    Oct 6 2019Fined $200,000 Conduct detrimental to the team (MIN)
    Sep 20 2019Fined $10,527 Removing helmet on the field against Green Bay (GB)
    Jul 31 2018Signed a 5 year $72 million contract extension with Minnesota (MIN)
    Nov 17 2017Fined $12,154 Excessive Celebration (hugging goal post) against Washington (WAS)
    Sep 15 2017Fined $6,076 Football into the stands against New Orleans (NO)
    Dec 30 2016Fined $6,076 Throwing football into the stands against Green Bay (GB)
    Sep 23 2016Fined $12,154 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Green Bay (GB)
    May 7 2015Signed a 4 year $2.5 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    May 2 2015Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 5 (#146 overall)
  • 2022 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 17 17 17 977 81.6 165 103 1225 11.9 72.06 10 1 4 182.5
    2020 BUF 16 16 14 965 88.7 166 127 1535 12.1 95.94 8 0 7 201.6
    2019 MIN 16 15 15 783 75.6 94 63 1130 17.9 75.33 6 4 6 149.1
    2018 MIN 15 15 14 873 83.1 150 102 1021 10 68.07 9 0 1 164.3
    2017 MIN 14 14 14 781 69.9 95 64 849 13.3 60.64 8 0 4 134.2
    2016 MIN 13 13 11 693 69.9 112 84 903 10.8 69.46 3 0 4 109.3
    2015 MIN 13 13 9 654 63.9 84 52 720 13.8 55.38 4 2 2 97.3
    Totals 104 103 94 5,726 - 866 595 7,383 12.4 71.68 48 7 28 1,038.30