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Davante Adams

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Packers, WR Age: 28-25d Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#53 overall), 2014 College: Fresno State Agent(s): Frank Bauer (Sun West Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Davante Adams signed a 4 year, $58,000,000 contract with the Green Bay Packers, including a $18,000,000 signing bonus, $30,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,500,000. In 2021, Adams will earn a base salary of $12,250,000, a roster bonus of $411,765 and a workout bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $16,761,764 and a dead cap value of $3,600,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $58,000,000
    Signing Bonus $18,000,000
    Average Salary $14,500,000
    Total Guarantees $30,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $24,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 25 $956,373 $3,895,164 - $5,590 $4,857,127 $31,295,164 $18,961,963($18,961,963)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $31,295,164 2017 Cap Savings: $-26,438,037 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $18,295,164 2017 Cap Savings: $-13,438,037 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $16,895,164 2018 Dead Cap: $14,400,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-12,038,037 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $3,895,164 2018 Dead Cap: $14,400,000 2017 Cap Savings: $961,963
    2018 Contract details by year 26 $1,000,000 $3,600,000 $5,468,750 $500,000 $10,568,750 $19,460,000 $6,968,750($25,930,713)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $19,460,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-8,891,250 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $18,460,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-7,891,250 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $10,100,000 2019 Dead Cap: $9,360,000 2018 Cap Savings: $468,750 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $9,100,000 2019 Dead Cap: $9,360,000 2018 Cap Savings: $1,468,750
    2019 Contract details by year 27 $2,750,000 $3,600,000 $3,875,000 $500,000 $10,725,000 $17,550,000 $7,125,000($33,055,713)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $17,550,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-6,825,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $14,800,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-4,075,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $10,350,000 2020 Dead Cap: $7,200,000 2019 Cap Savings: $375,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $7,600,000 2020 Dead Cap: $7,200,000 2019 Cap Savings: $3,125,000
    2020 Contract details by year 28 $12,000,000 $3,600,000 $437,500 $500,000 $16,537,500 $19,700,000 $12,966,419($46,022,132)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $19,700,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-3,162,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $7,700,000 2020 Cap Savings: $8,837,500 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $16,100,000 2021 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2020 Cap Savings: $437,500 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $4,100,000 2021 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2020 Cap Savings: $12,437,500
    2021 Contract details by year 29 $12,250,000 $3,600,000 $411,765 $500,000 $16,761,764 $3,600,000 $13,161,764($59,183,896)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $13,161,764 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $13,161,764 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $13,161,764 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $3,600,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $13,161,764
    2022 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $31M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2018 salary + 2018 roster bonus)
    • 2018 Roster Bonus: $5M (due 3/16/2018)
    • 2019 Roster Bonus: $3.5M (due 3/15/2019)
    • 2019 salary fully guarantees on 3/15/2019
    • 2018 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000, 14 LTBE)
    • 2019 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000)
    • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000, 12 LTBE)
    • 2021 Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000, 14 LTBE)
    • Pro Bowl Bonus: $250,000 escalator (earned 2020)
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $500,000

    Previous Contracts

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    2014-2017Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,933,402
    Signing Bonus $1,180,656
    Average Salary $983,351
    Total Guarantees $1,779,447
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,779,447
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 $1,180,656 - - - - $162,015 $1,762,671
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $598,791 - - - - - $119,465 $718,256
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $777,582 - - - - - - $777,582
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $956,373 $18,000,000 - $5,590 - - - $18,961,963
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - $5,468,750 $500,000 - - - $6,968,750
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,750,000 - $3,875,000 $500,000 - - - $7,125,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - $437,500 $500,000 - - $28,919 $12,966,419
    7 seasons $18,502,746 $19,180,656 $9,781,250 $1,505,590 - - $310,399 $49,280,641
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $12,250,000 - $411,765 $500,000 - - - $13,161,764
    $30,752,746 $19,180,656 $10,193,015 $2,005,590 - - $310,399 $62,442,405
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $18,502,746 $19,180,656 $9,781,250 $1,505,590 - - $310,399 $49,280,641
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/29/2019, $10,527

      Taunting against San Francisco (SF)


    • Player contract details by year 11/16/2018, $10,026

      Blindside block against Miami (MIA)


    • Player contract details by year 10/13/2017, $6,076

      Throwing the ball into the stands against Dallas (DAL)


    • Player contract details by year 01/06/2017, $12,154

      Excessive Celebration (dunking ball) against Detroit (DET)


    • TOTAL: $38,783

  • Transactions

    Nov 29 2019Fined $10,527 Taunting against San Francisco (SF)
    Nov 16 2018Fined $10,026 Blindside block against Miami (MIA)
    Dec 29 2017Signed a 4 year $58 million contract extension with Green Bay (GB)
    Oct 13 2017Fined $6,076 Throwing the ball into the stands against Dallas (DAL)
    Jan 6 2017Fined $12,154 Excessive Celebration (dunking ball) against Detroit (DET)
    Jun 23 2014Signed a 4 year $3.933 million contract with Green Bay (GB)
    May 9 2014Drafted by Green Bay (GB): Round 2 (#53 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Davante Adams 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
    2020 GB 14 14 14 775 74.5 148 115 1374 11.9 98.14 18 1 1 243.4
    2019 GB 12 12 12 700 63.2 127 83 997 12 83.08 5 2 8 129.7
    2018 GB 15 15 15 954 88.7 169 111 1386 12.5 92.40 13 0 5 218.6
    2017 GB 14 14 14 776 74.1 117 74 885 12 63.21 10 0 5 148.5
    2016 GB 16 16 15 915 84.1 121 75 997 13.3 62.31 12 2 9 171.7
    2015 GB 13 13 12 763 66.5 94 50 483 9.7 37.15 1 0 10 54.3
    2014 GB 16 16 11 738 70.3 66 38 446 11.7 27.88 3 0 4 62.6
    Totals 100 100 93 5,621 - 842 546 6,568 12.0 65.68 62 5 43 1,028.80
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 5 yrs, $124,897,045
    • Avg. Salary: $24,979,409
    • NFL Rank: 16
    • WR Rank: 2

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2022
    • Avg. Salary: $14,500,000
    • NFL Rank: 81
    • WR Rank: 14

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    DeAndre Hopkins 2 $54,500,000 $27,250,000 28
    Julio Jones 3 $66,000,000 $22,000,000 30
    Keenan Allen 4 $80,100,000 $20,025,000 28
    Amari Cooper 5 $100,000,000 $20,000,000 25
    Averages 3.5 $75,150,000 $21,471,429 27.8


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Adams's current age (28), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    3 $64,861,224 $21,620,408


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Adams 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, Rating

    Player GP% Rec Tgt Rec/GM Rec Yds/GM Rec TD/GM YAC Dropped Rating
    DeAndre Hopkins 2018-2019, ARI 96.88 10.1 7.06 88.29 0.58 3.55 0.19 89.9
    Julio Jones 2017-2018, ATL 100 9.94 6.28 97.53 0.34 4.8 0.5 91.3
    Keenan Allen 2018-2019, LAC 100 8.91 6.28 74.84 0.38 3.85 0.25 85.3
    Amari Cooper 2018-2019, DAL 96.88 7.29 4.97 70.74 0.48 3.75 0.29 81
    Average 98.44 9.06 6.15 82.85 0.45 3.99 0.31 86.88
    Davante Adams 2019-2020 81.25 10.58 7.62 91.19 0.88 4.95 0.35 87.9
    % Change -17.46% 16.78% 23.90% 10.07% 95.56% 24.06% -12.90% 1.17%
    Median Prime % Change 13.43%
    Average Prime % Change 17.65%


    Calculated Market Value: Davante Adams

    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
    5 years, $124,897,045 $24,979,409