Taysom Hill

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Saints, TE Age: 32-53d Exp: 6 Years
Undrafted: 2017, Packers College: Brigham Young Agent(s): Graylan Crain (Select Sports Group)

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Hill was a full participant in practice on Wednesday heading into Week 5 versus the Seahawks.

 
  • Current Contract

    Taysom Hill signed a 4 year, $40,000,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including $21,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,000,000. In 2022, Hill will earn a base salary of $1,100,000 and a restructure bonus of $9,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,125,000 and a dead cap value of $28,900,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $40,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Total Guarantees $21,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,100,000
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 31 $1,034,000 $6,225,000 - $7,259,000 $22,259,000 $12,159,000($12,159,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $22,259,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-15,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $11,125,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-3,866,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $17,359,000 2022 Dead Cap: $4,900,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-10,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $6,225,000 2022 Dead Cap: $4,900,000 2021 Cap Savings: $1,034,000
    2022 Contract details by year 32 $1,100,000 $2,225,000 $1,800,000 $5,125,000 $28,900,000 $10,100,000($22,259,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $28,900,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-23,775,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $17,900,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-12,775,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $15,025,000 2023 Dead Cap: $13,875,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-9,900,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $4,025,000 2023 Dead Cap: $13,875,000 2022 Cap Savings: $1,100,000
    2023 Contract details by year 33 $9,900,000 $2,225,000 $1,800,000 $13,925,000 $23,775,000 $9,900,000($32,159,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $23,775,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-9,850,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $13,875,000 2023 Cap Savings: $50,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $13,925,000 2024 Dead Cap: $9,850,000 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $4,025,000 2024 Dead Cap: $9,850,000 2023 Cap Savings: $9,900,000

    Potential Out: 2024, 3 yr, $32,159,000; $9,850,000 dead cap

    2024 Contract details by year 34 $10,000,000 $2,225,000 $1,800,000 $14,025,000 $9,850,000 $10,000,000($42,159,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $9,850,000 2024 Cap Savings: $4,175,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $9,850,000 2024 Cap Savings: $4,175,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $4,025,000 2025 Dead Cap: $5,825,000 2024 Cap Savings: $10,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $4,025,000 2025 Dead Cap: $5,825,000 2024 Cap Savings: $10,000,000
    2025 Contract details by year 35 $10,000,000 $2,225,000 $1,800,000 $14,025,000 $5,825,000 $10,000,000($52,159,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $5,825,000 2025 Cap Savings: $8,200,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $5,825,000 2025 Cap Savings: $8,200,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $4,025,000 2026 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2025 Cap Savings: $10,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $4,025,000 2026 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2025 Cap Savings: $10,000,000
    2026 Contract details by year 36 - - $1,800,000 $1,800,000 $1,800,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2026 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2026 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $0
    2026 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $10.1M guaranteed at signing (2022 salary + 2022 roster bonus)
    • 2022 Roster Bonus: $9M (guaranteed, due 3/20/2022)
    • 2023 salary fully guarantees 3/18/2022 (injury guaranteed now)
    • $1.5M of 2024 salary fully guarantees the 3rd league day of 2024 (injury guaranteed now)

    • 2021 Incentives
      70% snaps + 11 team wins: $150,000
      3,250 Passing Yards: $150,000
      90+ Passer Rating (min. 224 attempts): $150,000
      25 Pass TDs: $150,000
      65%+ Completion % (min. 224 attempts): $150,000
      600 Rushing Yards: $150,000
      50 snaps + Super Bowl appearance: $450,000
      OPOTY or MVP: $250,000

    • 2022-2025 Incentives
      3,250 Pass Yards: $500,000
      4,000 Pass Yards: $500,000
      90+ Passer Rating (224 attempts): $500,000
      25+ Pass TDs: $750,000
      30+ Pass TDs: $1.25M
      65% Completions (224 attempts): $1M

    • Next Year Escalators (cumulative)
      Incentives are only available if 224 pass attempts are made the year prior

      Regular Season
      70% snaps + 11 team wins: $750,000
      70% snaps + 12 team wins: $1M
      70% snaps + 13 team wins: $1.25M
      600 rushing yards: $500,000
      Pro Bowl: $500,000

      Conference Championship
      50% snaps + 10 pass attempts + 10 pass yards: $750,000
      50% snaps + 10 pass attempts + 10 pass yards + team win: $750,000

      Super Bowl
      50% + 10 pass attempts + 10 pass yards: $1M
      50% snaps + 10 pass attempts + 10 pass yards + team win: $1.5M



    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $10,500,000
    Signing Bonus $9,666,000
    Average Salary $10,500,000
    Total Guarantees $5,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2020-2021

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $16,300,000
    Signing Bonus $8,000,000
    Average Salary $16,300,000
    Total Guarantees $16,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $16,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,641,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,641,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2017-2019

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $1,670,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000
    Average Salary $556,667
    Total Guarantees $5,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 - - - - - - $465,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings - $5,000 - - - - - $5,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - - - - - $555,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $645,000 - - - - - - $645,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $841,000 $8,000,000 - - - - - $8,841,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,034,000 $11,125,000 - - - - - $12,159,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,100,000 - - - $9,000,000 - - $10,100,000
    6 seasons $4,640,000 $19,130,000 - - $9,000,000 - - $32,770,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $9,900,000 - - - - - - $9,900,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - - $10,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - - $10,000,000
    $34,540,000 $19,130,000 - - $9,000,000 - - $62,670,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,640,000 $19,125,000 - - $9,000,000 - - $32,765,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings - $5,000 - - - - - $5,000
  • Transactions

    Mar 17 2022Converted a $9M roster bonus into signing bonus, adding one void year, freeing up $7.2M of cap space with New Orleans (NO)
    Nov 22 2021Signed a 4 year $40 million contract extension with New Orleans (NO)
    Mar 14 2021Signed a 1 year $12.159 million restructured contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Apr 26 2020Signed a 1 year $16.3 million contract extension with New Orleans (NO)
    Mar 16 2020Assigned a 1 year $4.641 million first round tender by New Orleans (NO)
    Sep 3 2017Claimed off waivers by New Orleans (NO)
    Sep 2 2017Waived by Green Bay (GB)
    Apr 30 2017Signed a contract with Green Bay (GB)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2022 NO 3 3 1 34 13.2 1 1 2 2 0 0 23.8
    2021 NO 14 12 9 431 39.5 6 4 52 13 0 2 117.72
    2020 NO 16 16 8 472 43.9 13 8 98 12.2 1 10 148.62
    2019 NO 16 16 5 242 22.3 22 19 234 12.3 6 0 83.2
    2018 NO 16 16 4 181 17.2 7 3 4 1.3 0 1 30.56
    2017 NO 5 5 1 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
    Totals 70 68 27 1,361 - 49 35 390 11.1 7 13 403.90