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Embed This Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver Age: 25 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2014 College: Clemson Agent(s): Eugene Parker (Relativity Sports)
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  • Current Contract

    Sammy Watkins signed a 3 year, $48,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including a $21,000,000 signing bonus, $30,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,000,000. In 2018, Watkins will earn a base salary of $790,000, a signing bonus of $21,000,000 and a workout bonus of $10,000, while carrying a cap hit of $7,800,000 and a dead cap value of $30,010,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $48,000,000
    Signing Bonus $21,000,000
    Average Salary $16,000,000
    Total Guarantees $30,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $30,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 25 $790,000 $7,000,000 $10,000 $7,800,000 $30,010,000 $21,800,000($21,800,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $30,010,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-22,210,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $21,010,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-13,210,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $16,010,000 2019 Dead Cap: $14,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-8,210,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $7,010,000 2019 Dead Cap: $14,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $790,000
    2019 Contract details by year 26 $11,950,000 $7,000,000 $250,000 $19,200,000 $22,210,000 $12,200,000($34,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $22,210,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-3,010,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $14,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $5,200,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $15,210,000 2020 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $3,990,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $12,200,000

    Potential Out: 2020, 2 yr, $34,000,000; $7,000,000 dead cap

    2020 Contract details by year 27 $13,750,000 $7,000,000 $250,000 $21,000,000 $7,000,000 $14,000,000($48,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $14,000,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $30M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2018 salary + $8.21M of 2019 salary)
    • 2018 Workout Bonus: $10,000
    • 2019-20 Workout Bonus: $250,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2017 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2017 Player contract details by year - $3,204,655 $2,448,491 - $5,653,146
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 $12,818,620 - - - - - $13,238,620
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,326,164 - - - - - - $1,326,164
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - $1,632,328 - - - - $2,232,328
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $690,000 - - - - - - $690,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings - - $2,448,491 - - - - $2,448,491
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $790,000 $21,000,000 - $10,000 - - - $21,800,000
    5 seasons $3,826,164 $33,818,620 $4,080,819 $10,000 - - - $41,735,603
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $11,950,000 - - $250,000 - - - $12,200,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $13,750,000 - - $250,000 - - - $14,000,000
    $29,526,164 $33,818,620 $4,080,819 $510,000 - - - $67,935,603
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • 2018 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Sammy Watkins 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
    2018 KC 10 10 9 462 0.646 55 40 519 13 51.90 3 1 2 75.1
    2017 LAR 16 15 14 778 0.747 70 39 593 15.2 39.53 8 0 0 107.3
    2016 BUF 8 8 8 382 0.359 52 28 430 15.4 53.75 2 0 3 55
    2015 BUF 13 13 13 714 0.664 96 60 1047 17.4 80.54 9 0 4 158.8
    2014 BUF 16 16 16 1027 0.967 128 65 982 15.1 61.38 6 1 5 133