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Antonio Gates

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Chargers, TE Age: 40 Exp: 15 Years
Undrafted: 2003, College: Kent State Agent(s): CAA Sports

Inactive

 

Chargers – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Antonio Gates signed a 1 year, $2,500,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including a $1,000,000 signing bonus, $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,500,000. In , Gates will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a cap hit of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,500,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $2,500,000
    Total Guarantees $1,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 38 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $2,500,000 - $2,500,000($2,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $2,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $2,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $2,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $2,500,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Contract Notes:

     

    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2017

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $11,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $5,500,000
    Total Guarantees $6,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2010-2015

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $36,175,000
    Signing Bonus $4,575,000
    Average Salary $7,235,000
    Total Guarantees $8,800,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA

    2005-2010

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $22,500,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $3,750,000
    Total Guarantees $6,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2011 / UFA

    2003-2004Entry Level

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $537,000
    Signing Bonus $7,000
    Average Salary $268,500
    Total Guarantees $7,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2005 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $225,000 $7,000 - - - - - $232,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - - - - - $305,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 $6,000,000 - - - - - $6,380,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - $3,160,000 - - - - $3,660,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $2,625,000 - - - - - - $2,625,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - - - - - $3,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,250,000 - - - - - - $3,250,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $755,000 $4,160,294 $3,470,000 - - - - $8,385,294
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $5,200,000 - - - - - - $5,200,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - - - $6,400,000 - $10,400,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - - - - - $4,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - - $3,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,511,764 - - - - - $7,178 $4,518,942
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - - $6,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - $500,000 - - - - $5,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - $2,500,000
    16 seasons $40,251,764 $12,167,294 $9,130,000 - $3,000,000 $6,400,000 $7,178 $70,956,236
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    14 seasons Player Cash Earnings $34,251,764 $11,167,294 $8,630,000 - $3,000,000 $6,400,000 - $63,456,236
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 - - - - $7,500,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 07/02/2015, 4 games, $1,567,646

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    • TOTAL: $1,567,646

  • Transactions

    Jan 14 2020Retired from Professional Football
    Sep 2 2018Signed a 1 year $2.5 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
    Mar 9 2016Signed a 2 year $11 million contract with San Diego (SD)
    Jul 2 2015Suspended 4 games for violating the league's substance abuse policy, forfeiting $1,567,646 in 2015 salary/bonus with San Diego (SD)
    Sep 8 2014Restructured $3M of his 2014 salary to bonus, clearing $1.5M in cap space with San Diego (SD)
    Jul 28 2010Signed a 5 year $36.175 million extension with San Diego (SD)
    Aug 23 2005Signed a 6 year $24 million contract with San Diego (SD)
    May 2 2003Signed a 2 year $537k contract with San Diego (SD)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2018 LAC 16 16 1 366 36.7 46 28 333 11.9 2 1 47.3
    2017 LAC 16 16 4 500 47.0 52 30 316 10.5 3 0 49.6
    2016 SD 14 14 9 586 54.8 93 53 548 10.3 7 1 94.8
    2015 SD 11 11 4 510 85 56 630 11.2 5 0 93
    2014 SD 16 16 14 771 98 69 821 11.9 12 1 154.1
    2013 SD 16 16 15 968 113 77 872 11.3 4 2 107.2
    2012 SD 15 15 15 860 80 49 538 11 7 0 95.8
    2011 SD 13 13 13 88 64 778 12.2 7 0 119.8
    2010 SD 10 10 10 65 50 782 15.6 10 0 138.2
    2009 SD 16 16 16 114 79 1157 14.6 8 1 163.7
    2008 SD 16 16 16 0 60 704 11.7 8 1 116.4
    2007 SD 16 16 16 0 75 984 13.1 9 0 152.4
    2006 SD 16 16 16 0 71 924 13 9 0 146.4
    2003 SD 15 15 11 0 24 389 16.2 2 1 48.9
    Totals 206 206 160 4,561 - 834 785 9,776 12.5 93 8 1,527.60