Wes Welker

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Rams, WR Age: 40-17d Exp: 11 Years
Undrafted: 2004, College: Texas Tech Agent(s):

Inactive

 

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  • Current Contract

    Wes Welker signed a 1 year, $970,000 contract with the St. Louis Rams, including an average annual salary of $970,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $970,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $970,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 34 $456,470 $275,294 - $473,039($473,039)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $275,294 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $275,294 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $275,294 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $275,294
    2016 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Incentives: $700,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2013-2014

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $12,000,000
    Signing Bonus $4,000,000
    Average Salary $6,000,000
    Total Guarantees $6,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA

    2012-2012Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $9,515,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,515,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA

    2007-2011

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $18,100,000
    Signing Bonus $5,500,000
    Average Salary $3,620,000
    Total Guarantees $5,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA

    2004-2006Entry Level

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $932,941
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $310,980
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2007 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $230,000 - - - - - - $230,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - - - - - $305,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $425,000 - - - - - - $425,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 $5,500,000 - $50,000 - - - $6,100,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,400,000 - $250,000 $100,000 - $3,500,000 - $5,250,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $1,650,000 - $250,000 $100,000 - - - $2,000,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $1,900,000 - $250,000 $100,000 - - - $2,250,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,150,000 - $250,000 $100,000 - - - $2,500,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $9,515,000 - - - - - - $9,515,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $4,000,000 - - - - $150,000 $6,150,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,647,059 - $3,000,000 - - - - $5,647,059
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $456,470 - - - - - $16,569 $473,039
    12 seasons $23,228,529 $9,500,000 $4,000,000 $450,000 - $3,500,000 $166,569 $40,845,098
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $960,000 - - - - - - $960,000
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $17,165,000 $5,500,000 $1,000,000 $450,000 - $3,500,000 - $27,615,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,647,059 $4,000,000 $3,000,000 - - - $150,000 $11,797,059
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $456,470 - - - - - $16,569 $473,039
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/02/2014, 2 games, $941,176

      Violating the NFL's substance abuse policy


    • Player contract details by year 12/31/2011, $10,000

      Wearing unauthorized hat to press conference


    • Player contract details by year 12/24/2008, $10,000

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct (making a snow angel) against Arizona (ARI)


    • TOTAL: $961,176

  • Transactions

    Nov 9 2015Signed a 1 year contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Sep 17 20144 game suspension for violating the substance abuse policy overturned per the NFL's new Drug Policy
    Sep 2 2014Suspended 4 games for violating the league's PED policy, forfeiting $1.88M in base salary, signing bonus, and roster bonus with Denver (DEN)
    Mar 13 2013Signed a 2 year $12 million contract with Denver (DEN)
    Mar 5 2012Signed a 1 year $9.515 million franchise tag with New England (NE)
    Mar 5 2007Signed a 5 year $18.1 million contract with New England (NE)
    Sep 21 2004Claimed off waivers by Miami (MIA)
    Sep 15 2004Waived by San Diego (SD)
    Apr 26 2004Signed a 3 year $932k contract with San Diego (SD)
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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
    2015 LA 8 8 103 22 13 102 7.8 12.75 0 0 10.2
    2014 DEN 14 14 8 743 65.9 64 49 464 9.5 33.14 2 0 58.4
    2013 DEN 13 13 13 770 63.8 111 73 778 10.7 59.85 10 1 135.8
    2012 NE 16 16 12 1076 86.8 175 118 1354 11.5 84.63 6 3 171.4
    2011 NE 16 16 15 173 122 1569 12.9 98.06 9 1 213.9
    2010 NE 15 15 11 123 86 848 9.9 56.53 7 1 127.8
    2009 NE 14 14 13 162 123 1348 11 96.29 4 2 162.4
    2008 NE 16 16 14 0 111 1165 10.5 72.81 3 1 137.1
    2007 NE 16 16 13 0 112 1175 10.5 73.44 8 3 168.9
    2006 MIA 16 16 2 0 67 687 10.3 42.94 1 3 72.7
    Totals 144 144 101 2,692 - 830 874 9,490 10.9 65.90 50 15 0 1,258.60