Tee Higgins

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Bengals, WR Age: 25-46d Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#33 overall), 2020 College: Clemson Agent(s): David Mulugheta (Athletes First)
The NFL Salary Cap, Tee Higgins' Tag, Bellinger's Deal, & Harper's Request

Mike Ginnitti dives into an historic NFL salary cap raise, and what it means for numbers across the league in 2024. Plus, Tee Higgins is headed for a franchise tag, Cody Bellinger settles for a bridge with control, and Bryce Harper is getting antsy with his 13-year contract.

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  • Current Contract

    Tee Higgins signed a 1 year, $21,816,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including an average annual salary of $21,816,000. In 2024, Higgins will earn a base salary of $21,816,000, while carrying a cap hit of $21,816,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $21,816,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $21,816,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2024 Contract details by year 25 $21,816,000 $21,816,000 - $21,816,000($21,816,000) $21,816,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $21,816,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $21,816,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $21,816,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $21,816,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 26 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2023Entry Level

    Tee Higgins signed a 4 year, $8,686,785 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $3,877,664 signing bonus, $5,882,518 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,171,696. In 2024, Higgins will earn a base salary of $21,816,000, while carrying a cap hit of $21,816,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $8,686,785
    Signing Bonus $3,877,664
    Average Salary $2,171,696
    Total Guarantees $5,882,518
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,882,518
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $610,000 $3,877,664 - - - - - $4,487,664
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,004,854 - - - - - $222,269 $1,227,123
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,399,708 - - - - - - $1,399,708
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $2,993,000 - - - - - - $2,993,000
    4 seasons $6,007,562 $3,877,664 - - - - $222,269 $10,107,495
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $21,816,000 - - - - - - $21,816,000
    $27,823,562 $3,877,664 - - - - $222,269 $31,923,495
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,007,562 $3,877,664 - - - - $222,269 $10,107,495
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/20/2020, $9,291

      Excessive Celebration (dunking the ball over the goalpost) against Pittsburgh (PIT)


    • TOTAL: $9,291

  • Transactions

    Feb 24 2024Offered a 1 year $21.816 million franchise tag by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Nov 20 2020Fined $9,291 Excessive Celebration (dunking the ball over the goalpost) against Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Jul 28 2020Signed a 4 year $8.68 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Apr 24 2020Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 2 (#33 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Tee Higgins 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 Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops Prod Pts
    2023 CIN 12 12 11 573 60.3 76 42 656 15.6 54.67 5 0 6 95.6
    2022 CIN 16 16 14 757 76.6 109 74 1029 13.9 64.31 7 0 4 146.9
    2021 CIN 14 14 14 711 64.6 110 74 1091 14.7 77.93 6 1 6 145.1
    2020 CIN 16 16 14 805 74.5 108 67 908 13.6 56.75 6 1 5 127.6
    Totals 58 58 53 2,846 - 403 257 3,684 14.3 63.52 24 2 21 515.20