Drew Sample

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Bengals, TE Age: 27-5d Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#52 overall), 2019 College: Washington Agent(s): Jim Grogan (Capital Sports Advisors)

 
  • Current Contract

    Drew Sample signed a 3 year, $10,500,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including $2,350,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,500,000. In 2024, Sample will earn a base salary of $2,250,000, a roster bonus of $2,350,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,900,000 and a dead cap value of $2,350,000.
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $10,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Total Guarantees $2,350,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,350,000
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Roster Roster/Gm Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2024 Contract details by year 28 $2,250,000 $2,350,000 $250,000 $50,000 $4,900,000 $2,350,000 $4,900,000($4,900,000) $4,900,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $2,350,000 2024 Cap Savings: $2,550,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $4,900,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $2,350,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $2,550,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $4,900,000

    Potential Out: 2025, 1 yr, $4,900,000; $0 dead cap

    2025 Contract details by year 29 $2,450,000 - $250,000 $50,000 $2,750,000 - $2,750,000($7,650,000) $3,825,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $2,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $2,750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $2,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $2,750,000
    2026 Contract details by year 30 $2,550,000 - $250,000 $50,000 $2,850,000 - $2,850,000($10,500,000) $3,500,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $2,850,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $2,850,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $2,850,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $2,850,000
    2027 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2023-2023

    Drew Sample signed a 1 year, $1,232,500 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $52,500 signing bonus, $52,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,232,500. In 2024, Sample will earn a base salary of $2,250,000, a roster bonus of $2,350,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,900,000 and a dead cap value of $2,350,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,232,500
    Signing Bonus $52,500
    Average Salary $1,232,500
    Total Guarantees $52,500
    Guaranteed at Signing $52,500
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA

    2019-2022Entry Level

    Drew Sample signed a 4 year, $5,506,296 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $2,024,580 signing bonus, $2,769,866 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,376,574. In 2024, Sample will earn a base salary of $2,250,000, a roster bonus of $2,350,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,900,000 and a dead cap value of $2,350,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,506,296
    Signing Bonus $2,024,580
    Average Salary $1,376,574
    Total Guarantees $2,769,866
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,769,866
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $495,000 $2,024,580 - - - - $42,924 $2,562,504
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $745,286 - - - - - $337,963 $1,083,249
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $995,572 - - - - - - $995,572
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,245,858 - - - - - - $1,245,858
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,080,000 $52,500 $75,000 $25,000 - - - $1,232,500
    5 seasons $4,561,716 $2,077,080 $75,000 $25,000 - - $380,887 $7,119,683
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 - $2,350,000 $50,000 - - - $4,900,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $2,450,000 - - $50,000 - - - $2,750,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $2,550,000 - - $50,000 - - - $2,850,000
    $11,811,716 $2,077,080 $2,425,000 $175,000 - - $380,887 $17,619,683
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,561,716 $2,077,080 $75,000 $25,000 - - $380,887 $7,119,683
  • Transactions

    Mar 11 2024Signed a 3 year $10.5 million contract extension with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Apr 14 2023Signed a 1 year $1.232 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    May 16 2019Signed a 4 year $5.5 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Apr 26 2019Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 2 (#52 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Drew Sample 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
    2023 CIN 17 17 9 450 47.3 27 22 163 7.4 2 0 28.3
    2022 CIN 2 2 2 39 3.9 2 2 -2 -1 0 0 -0.2
    2021 CIN 17 17 8 459 41.7 15 11 81 7.4 0 0 8.1
    2020 CIN 16 16 13 868 80.4 53 40 349 8.7 1 1 38.9
    2019 CIN 9 9 2 111 9.9 6 5 30 6 0 0 3
    Totals 61 61 34 1,927 - 103 80 621 7.8 3 1 78.10