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A.J. Green

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Bengals, WR Age: 32 Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2011 College: Georgia Agent(s): Relativity Sports

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  • Current Contract

    A.J. Green signed a 1 year, $18,171,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including $18,171,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $18,171,000. In 2020, Green will earn a base salary of $17,971,000 and a workout bonus of $200,000, while carrying a cap hit of $18,171,000 and a dead cap value of $18,065,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $18,171,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $18,171,000
    Total Guarantees $18,171,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $18,171,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 32 $17,971,000 $200,000 $18,171,000 $18,065,000 $18,171,000($18,171,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $18,065,000 2020 Cap Savings: $106,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $200,000 2020 Cap Savings: $17,971,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $18,065,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $106,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $200,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $17,971,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2015-2019

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $60,000,000
    Signing Bonus $15,000,000
    Average Salary $15,000,000
    Total Guarantees $32,750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $26,750,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2011-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $19,688,098
    Signing Bonus $12,818,620
    Average Salary $4,922,025
    Total Guarantees $19,688,098
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $12,818,620 - - - - - $13,193,620
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,269,913 - - - - - - $1,269,913
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,164,826 - - - - - - $2,164,826
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,059,739 - - - - - - $3,059,739
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,750,000 $15,000,000 - - - - - $26,750,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,800,000 - $6,000,000 $200,000 - - - $10,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $10,300,000 - - $200,000 - - - $10,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,550,000 - - $200,000 - - - $10,750,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $11,976,000 - - $200,000 - - - $12,176,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $17,971,000 - - $200,000 - - - $18,171,000
    10 seasons $73,216,478 $27,818,620 $6,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - $108,035,098
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    10 seasons Player Cash Earnings $73,216,478 $27,818,620 $6,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - $108,035,098
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/10/2017, $12,154

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Jacksonville (JAC)


    • Player contract details by year 11/09/2017, $30,387

      Fighting against Jalen Ramsey (JAC)


    • Player contract details by year 12/18/2015, $11,576

      Punting the ball into the stands


    • Player contract details by year 10/16/2015, $5,787

      Throwing the ball into the stands


    • TOTAL: $59,904

  • Transactions

    Mar 16 2020Offered a 1 year $18.171 million franchise tag by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Nov 10 2017Fined $12,154 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Jacksonville (JAC)
    Nov 9 2017Fined $42,000 Fighting against Jalen Ramsey (JAC)
    Dec 18 2015Fined $11,576 Punting the ball into the stands
    Oct 16 2015Fined $5,787 Throwing the ball into the stands
    Sep 11 2015Signed a 4 year $60 million extension with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Apr 21 2014Cincinnati (CIN) exercised a $10.176 million option for 2015
    Jul 29 2011Signed a 4 year $19.688 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Apr 28 2011Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 1 (#4 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how A.J. Green ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Wide Receiver: #

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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
    2020 CIN 6 6 5 296 66.2 45 22 215 9.8 35.83 0 0 2 21.5
    2019 CIN 0 0 0 0 0
    2018 CIN 9 9 9 459 46.0 77 46 694 15.1 77.11 6 2 5 103.4
    2017 CIN 16 16 16 857 88.6 144 75 1078 14.4 67.38 8 2 5 151.8
    2016 CIN 10 10 10 554 51.0 100 66 964 14.6 96.40 4 0 4 120.4
    2015 CIN 16 16 16 936 88.3 132 86 1297 15.1 81.06 10 1 3 187.7
    2014 CIN 13 13 13 648 61.0 116 69 1041 15.1 80.08 6 3 4 136.3
    2013 CIN 16 16 16 1055 93.2 178 98 1426 14.6 89.13 11 1 11 208.6
    2012 CIN 16 16 16 960 90.8 164 97 1350 13.9 84.38 11 2 10 202.8
    2011 CIN 15 15 15 115 65 1057 16.3 70.47 7 1 5 153
    Totals 117 117 116 5,765 - 1,071 624 9,122 14.6 77.97 63 12 49 1,285.50
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 2 yrs, $18,249,548
    • Avg. Salary: $9,124,774
    • NFL Rank: 185
    • WR Rank: 29

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2020
    • Avg. Salary: $15,000,000
    • NFL Rank: 55
    • WR Rank: 11

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare A.J. Green to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Julian Edelman 2 $15,500,000 $7,750,000 32
    Emmanuel Sanders 3 $33,000,000 $11,000,000 29
    Larry Fitzgerald 1 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 32
    DeSean Jackson 3 $27,900,000 $9,300,000 32
    Averages 2.3 $21,850,000 $9,711,111 31.3


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Green's current age (32), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    2 $19,539,130 $9,769,565


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Green statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Receiving Targets, Receptions, Receiving Yards, Receiving Touchdowns, Yards After Catch, Dropped Passes

    Player GP% Rec Tgt Rec/GM Rec Yds/GM Rec TD/GM YAC Dropped
    Julian Edelman 2017-2018, NE 37.5 9 6.17 70.83 0.5 4.7 0.67
    Emmanuel Sanders 2014-2015, DEN 96.88 8.97 5.71 81.9 0.48 4.3 0.26
    Larry Fitzgerald 2017-2018, ARI 100 8.53 5.56 59.06 0.38 3.45 0.22
    DeSean Jackson 2017-2018, PHI 81.25 6.31 3.5 55.46 0.27 4.05 0.12
    Average 78.91 8.20 5.24 66.81 0.41 4.13 0.32
    A.J. Green 2018-2019 31.03 8.56 5.11 77.11 0.67 3.3 0.56
    % Change -60.68% 4.39% -2.48% 15.42% 63.41% -20.10% -75.00%
    Median Prime % Change -2.48%
    Average Prime % Change -10.72%


    Calculated Market Value: A.J. Green

    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.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    2 years, $18,249,548 $9,124,774