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Jimmy Graham

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Tight End Age: 33 Exp: 11 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#95 overall), 2010 College: Miami (FL) Agent(s): Jimmy Sexton (Athletic Resource Management)

Bears – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Jimmy Graham signed a 2 year, $16,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including a $6,000,000 signing bonus, $9,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,000,000. In 2020, Graham will earn a base salary of $3,000,000 and a signing bonus of $6,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,000,000 and a dead cap value of $9,000,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $16,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Total Guarantees $9,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $9,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 33 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 - $6,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000($9,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-3,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $3,000,000

    Potential Out: 2021, 1 yr, $9,000,000; $3,000,000 dead cap

    2021 Contract details by year 34 $6,900,000 $3,000,000 $100,000 $10,000,000 $3,000,000 $7,000,000($16,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $7,000,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $9M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2020 salary)
    • No Trade Clause
    • Pro Bowl or All-Pro: $300,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2020 Player contract details by year - $3,666,668 - $3,666,668 -($0)

    Previous Contracts

    2018-2020

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $30,000,000
    Signing Bonus $11,000,000
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Total Guarantees $11,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $11,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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    2014-2017

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $40,000,000
    Signing Bonus $12,000,000
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Total Guarantees $20,900,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $15,900,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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    2014-2014Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,035,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,035,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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    2010-2013Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,455,140
    Signing Bonus $665,140
    Average Salary $613,785
    Total Guarantees $665,140
    Guaranteed at Signing $665,140
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 $665,140 - - - - - $985,140
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - - - - - $405,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 - - - - - - $540,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,323,000 - - - - - - $1,323,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $12,000,000 - - - - - $13,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,900,000 - $5,000,000 $100,000 - - $11,031 $8,011,031
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $8,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $9,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,900,000 - $2,000,000 $100,000 - - - $10,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,450,000 $11,000,000 $300,000 $250,000 - - $250,000 $13,250,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,450,000 - $5,300,000 $250,000 - - - $9,000,000
    10 seasons $28,188,000 $23,665,140 $12,600,000 $800,000 - - $261,031 $65,514,171
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $6,000,000 - - - - - $9,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $6,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $7,000,000
    $38,088,000 $29,665,140 $12,600,000 $900,000 - - $261,031 $81,514,171
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,588,000 $12,665,140 - - - - - $16,253,140
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $19,700,000 - $7,000,000 $300,000 - - - $27,011,031
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,900,000 $11,000,000 $5,600,000 $500,000 - - - $22,250,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/25/2019, $25,000

      Skipping media session


    • Player contract details by year 08/22/2014, $30,000

      for dunking footballs over goalpost


    • TOTAL: $55,000

  • Transactions

    Mar 18 2020Signed a 2 year $16 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Mar 11 2020Released by Green Bay (GB), clearing $8M of cap
    Oct 25 2019Fined $25,000 Skipping media session
    Mar 13 2018Signed a 3 year $30 million contract with Green Bay (GB)
    Mar 10 2015Traded to Seattle (SEA) from New Orleans (NO) with 2015 4th round pick (#112 - traded) for Max Unger and 2015 1st round pick (#31 Stephone Anthony)
    Aug 22 2014Fined $30,000 for dunking footballs over goalpost
    Jul 15 2014Signed a 4 year $40 million extension with New Orleans (NO)
    Feb 28 2014Offered a 1 year $7.035 million franchise tag by New Orleans (NO)
    Jul 28 2010Signed a 4 year $2.455 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Apr 23 2010Drafted by New Orleans (NO): Round 3 (#95 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jimmy Graham ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2019 GB 16 16 10 642 57.9 60 38 447 11.8 3 1 62.7
    2018 GB 16 16 12 795 74.0 90 55 636 11.6 2 0 75.6
    2017 SEA 16 16 13 730 68.4 95 57 520 9.1 10 0 114
    2016 SEA 16 16 15 790 74.3 95 65 923 14.2 6 2 124.3
    2015 SEA 11 11 11 574 53.0 74 48 605 12.6 2 0 72.5
    2014 NO 16 16 13 775 68.0 125 85 889 10.5 10 2 144.9
    2013 NO 16 16 11 754 66.9 142 86 1215 14.1 16 0 217.5
    2012 NO 15 15 9 695 62.8 135 85 982 11.6 9 1 152.2
    2011 NO 16 16 11 149 99 1310 13.2 11 1 195
    2010 NO 15 15 5 44 31 356 11.5 5 1 65.9
    Totals 153 153 110 5,755 - 1,009 649 7,883 12.1 74 8 1,224.60