Stefon Diggs

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Texans, WR Age: 30-145d Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#146 overall), 2015 College: Maryland Agent(s): Adisa Bakari, Jeffrey Whitney (Kelley Drye & Warren)
Detailing the Stefon Diggs Trade
The Bills brought the NFL world back to life in sending WR Stefon Diggs to the Houston Texans, taking on an historic $31M dead cap hit in the process. Our deep dive into the facts & figures of the move. READ ON

 
  • Current Contract

    Stefon Diggs signed a 1 year, $22,520,000 contract with the Houston Texans, including a $20,805,000 signing bonus, $22,015,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $22,520,000. In 2024, Diggs will earn a base salary of $1,210,000, a signing bonus of $28,050,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,876,000 and a dead cap value of $28,050,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $22,520,000
    Signing Bonus $20,805,000
    Average Salary $22,520,000
    Total Guarantees $22,015,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $22,015,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster/Gm Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2024 Contract details by year 31 $1,210,000 $4,161,000 $255,000 $250,000 $5,876,000 $28,050,000 $29,765,000($29,765,000) $29,765,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $28,050,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-22,174,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $28,050,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-22,174,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $4,161,000 2025 Dead Cap: $23,889,000 2024 Cap Savings: $1,715,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $4,161,000 2025 Dead Cap: $23,889,000 2024 Cap Savings: $1,715,000
    2025 Contract details by year 32 - $4,161,000 - - $16,644,000 $16,644,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $16,644,000 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $16,644,000 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $16,644,000 2025 Cap Savings: $16,644,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $16,644,000 2025 Cap Savings: $16,644,000
    2026 Contract details by year 33 - $4,161,000 - - $4,161,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $4,161,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $4,161,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $4,161,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $4,161,000
    2027 Contract details by year 34 - $4,161,000 - - $4,161,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $4,161,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $4,161,000 Post-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $4,161,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $4,161,000
    2028 Contract details by year 35 - $4,161,000 - - $4,161,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Cap Savings: $4,161,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Cap Savings: $4,161,000 Post-6/1 Release 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2029 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Cap Savings: $4,161,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2029 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Cap Savings: $4,161,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2024 Player contract details by year - $31,096,000 - $31,096,000 -($0)

    Previous Contracts

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    2022-2025

    Stefon Diggs signed a 4 year, $96,000,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including a $21,500,000 signing bonus, $70,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $24,000,000. In 2024, Diggs will earn a base salary of $1,210,000, a signing bonus of $28,050,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,876,000 and a dead cap value of $28,050,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $96,000,000
    Signing Bonus $21,500,000
    Average Salary $24,000,000
    Total Guarantees $70,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $47,985,000
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA

    2018-2023

    Stefon Diggs signed a 5 year, $72,000,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including a $15,000,000 signing bonus, $40,007,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,400,000. In 2024, Diggs will earn a base salary of $1,210,000, a signing bonus of $28,050,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,876,000 and a dead cap value of $28,050,000.
    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $72,000,000
    Signing Bonus $15,000,000
    Average Salary $14,400,000
    Total Guarantees $40,007,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $16,907,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA

    2015-2018Entry Level

    Stefon Diggs signed a 4 year, $2,507,713 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including a $227,713 signing bonus, $227,713 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $626,928. In 2024, Diggs will earn a base salary of $1,210,000, a signing bonus of $28,050,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,876,000 and a dead cap value of $28,050,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,507,713
    Signing Bonus $227,713
    Average Salary $626,928
    Total Guarantees $227,713
    Guaranteed at Signing $227,713
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $227,713 - - - - $252,099 $914,812
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - - - - $224,226 $749,226
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - - - - - $615,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,907,000 $15,000,000 - - - - - $16,907,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,900,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - - $9,500,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $14,200,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - $31,050 $14,831,050
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $990,000 - $1,000,000 $50,000 $13,068,333 - - $15,108,333
    2022 Player Cash Earnings ALL NFL (2ND) $2,575,000 $21,500,000 $240,000 $250,000 - - - $24,565,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,165,000 - - $250,000 $6,745,000 $16,000,000 - $24,415,000
    9 seasons $31,312,000 $36,727,713 $2,240,000 $750,000 $19,813,333 $16,000,000 $507,375 $107,605,421
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $1,210,000 $28,050,000 - $250,000 - - - $29,765,000
    $32,522,000 $64,777,713 $2,240,000 $1,000,000 $19,813,333 $16,000,000 $507,375 $137,370,421
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $12,382,000 $15,227,713 $500,000 $100,000 - - $476,325 $28,686,038
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $18,930,000 $21,500,000 $1,740,000 $650,000 $19,813,333 $16,000,000 $31,050 $78,919,383
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/06/2023, $13,659

      Excessive Celebration against Miami (MIA)


    • Player contract details by year 09/16/2022, $10,609

      Taunting against Jalen Ramsey (LAR)


    • Player contract details by year 10/06/2019, $200,000

      Conduct detrimental to the team (MIN)


    • Player contract details by year 09/20/2019, $10,527

      Removing helmet on the field against Green Bay (GB)


    • Player contract details by year 11/17/2017, $12,154

      Excessive Celebration (hugging goal post) against Washington (WAS)


    • Player contract details by year 09/15/2017, $6,076

      Football into the stands against New Orleans (NO)


    • Player contract details by year 12/30/2016, $6,076

      Throwing football into the stands against Green Bay (GB)


    • Player contract details by year 09/23/2016, $12,154

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Green Bay (GB)


    • TOTAL: $271,255

  • Transactions

    Apr 4 2024Signed a 1 year $22.52 million restructured contract with Houston (HOU)
    Apr 3 2024Traded to Houston (HOU) from Buffalo (BUF) with 2025 5th round pick and 2024 6th round pick (#189) for 2025 2nd round pick
    Oct 6 2023Fined $13,659 Excessive Celebration against Miami (MIA)
    Mar 14 2023Converted $6.754M of 2023 salary into signing bonus, clearing $5.396M of cap with Buffalo (BUF)
    Sep 16 2022Fined $10,609 Taunting against Jalen Ramsey (LAR)
    Apr 6 2022Signed a 4 year $96 million contract extension with Buffalo (BUF)
    Jun 1 2021Converted $11.7M of 2021 salary into bonus, clearing $7.8M of cap space with Buffalo
    Mar 16 2020Traded to Buffalo (BUF) from Minnesota (MIN) with 2020 7th round pick (#239 Dane Jackson) for 2020 1st round pick (#22 Justin Jefferson), 2021 4th round pick (#134 Janarius Robinson), 2020 5th round pick (#155 - traded) and 2020 6th round pick (#201 - traded)
    Oct 6 2019Fined $200,000 Conduct detrimental to the team (MIN)
    Sep 20 2019Fined $10,527 Removing helmet on the field against Green Bay (GB)
    Jul 31 2018Signed a 5 year $72 million contract extension with Minnesota (MIN)
    Nov 17 2017Fined $12,154 Excessive Celebration (hugging goal post) against Washington (WAS)
    Sep 15 2017Fined $6,076 Football into the stands against New Orleans (NO)
    Dec 30 2016Fined $6,076 Throwing football into the stands against Green Bay (GB)
    Sep 23 2016Fined $12,154 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Green Bay (GB)
    May 7 2015Signed a 4 year $2.5 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    May 2 2015Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 5 (#146 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

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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 BUF 17 17 16 880 81.0 160 107 1183 11.1 69.59 8 2 6 166.8
    2022 BUF 16 16 16 836 81.5 154 108 1429 13.2 89.31 11 1 9 208.6
    2021 BUF 17 17 17 977 81.6 165 103 1225 11.9 72.06 10 1 4 182.5
    2020 BUF 16 16 14 965 88.7 166 127 1535 12.1 95.94 8 0 7 201.6
    2019 MIN 16 15 15 783 75.6 94 63 1130 17.9 75.33 6 4 6 149.1
    2018 MIN 15 15 14 873 83.1 150 102 1021 10 68.07 9 0 1 164.3
    2017 MIN 14 14 14 781 69.9 95 64 849 13.3 60.64 8 0 4 134.2
    2016 MIN 13 13 11 693 69.9 112 84 903 10.8 69.46 3 0 4 109.3
    2015 MIN 13 13 9 654 63.9 84 52 720 13.8 55.38 4 2 2 97.3
    Totals 137 136 126 7,442 - 1,180 810 9,995 12.3 73.49 67 10 43 1,413.70