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Kenny Golladay

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Giants, WR Age: 27-11d Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#96 overall), 2017 College: Northern Illinois Agent(s): Todd France (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Kenny Golladay signed a 4 year, $72,000,000 contract with the New York Giants, including a $17,000,000 signing bonus, $40,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $18,000,000. In 2021, Golladay will earn a base salary of $1,000,000, a signing bonus of $17,000,000 and a roster bonus of $73,525, while carrying a cap hit of $4,473,525 and a dead cap value of $28,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $72,000,000
    Signing Bonus $17,000,000
    Average Salary $18,000,000
    Total Guarantees $40,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $28,000,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $1,000,000 $3,400,000 $73,525 - $4,473,525 $28,000,000 $18,073,525($18,073,525)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $28,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-23,526,475 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $17,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-12,526,475 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $14,400,000 2022 Dead Cap: $13,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-9,926,475 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $3,400,000 2022 Dead Cap: $13,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $1,073,525
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $13,000,000 $3,400,000 $4,500,000 $250,000 $21,150,000 $23,600,000 $17,750,000($35,823,525)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $23,600,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-2,450,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $13,600,000 2022 Cap Savings: $7,550,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $13,400,000 2023 Dead Cap: $10,200,000 2022 Cap Savings: $7,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $3,400,000 2023 Dead Cap: $10,200,000 2022 Cap Savings: $17,750,000
    2023 Contract details by year 30 $13,250,000 $3,400,000 $4,500,000 $250,000 $21,400,000 $10,200,000 $18,000,000($53,823,525)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $10,200,000 2023 Cap Savings: $11,200,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $10,200,000 2023 Cap Savings: $11,200,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $3,400,000 2024 Dead Cap: $6,800,000 2023 Cap Savings: $18,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $3,400,000 2024 Dead Cap: $6,800,000 2023 Cap Savings: $18,000,000

    Potential Out: 2024, 3 yr, $53,823,525; $6,800,000 dead cap

    2024 Contract details by year 31 $14,250,000 $3,400,000 $3,500,000 $250,000 $21,400,000 $6,800,000 $18,000,000($71,823,525)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $6,800,000 2024 Cap Savings: $14,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $6,800,000 2024 Cap Savings: $14,600,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $3,400,000 2025 Dead Cap: $3,400,000 2024 Cap Savings: $18,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $3,400,000 2025 Dead Cap: $3,400,000 2024 Cap Savings: $18,000,000
    2025 Contract details by year 32 - $3,400,000 - - $3,400,000 $3,400,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $3,400,000 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $3,400,000 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $3,400,000 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $3,400,000 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0
    2025 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $28M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2021 salary + $10M of 2022 salary)
    • Additional $3M of 2022 salary fully guarantees on the 3rd league day of 2022 (injury guaranteed now)
    • 2022 Roster Bonus: $4.5M (3rd league day of 2022, injury guaranteed now)
    • 2023 Roster Bonus: $4.5M (guarantees the 3rd league day of 2022, paid the 3rd league day of 2023, injury guaranteed now)
    • 2024 Roster Bonus: $3.5M (3rd league day of 2024)
    • 2021 Per Game Active Bonus: $14,705 ($250,000, 5 LTBE)
    • 2025 automaticall voids 5 days of 2024 Super Bowl ($3.4M dead cap)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2020Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,196,324
    Signing Bonus $718,824
    Average Salary $799,081
    Total Guarantees $718,824
    Guaranteed at Signing $718,824
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
  • 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 $718,824 - - - - - $1,183,824
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $586,000 - - - - - - $586,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $676,000 - - - - - - $676,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,133,000 - - - - - $58,087 $2,191,087
    4 seasons $3,860,000 $718,824 - - - - $58,087 $4,636,911
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $17,000,000 $73,525 - - - - $18,073,525
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - $4,500,000 $250,000 - - - $17,750,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $13,250,000 - $4,500,000 $250,000 - - - $18,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $14,250,000 - $3,500,000 $250,000 - - - $18,000,000
    $45,360,000 $17,718,824 $12,573,525 $750,000 - - $58,087 $76,460,436
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,860,000 $718,824 - - - - $58,087 $4,636,911
  • Transactions

    Mar 20 2021Signed a 4 year $72 million contract with New York (NYG)
    Jun 19 2017Signed a 4 year $3.19 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    Apr 28 2017Drafted by Detroit (DET): Round 3 (#96 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Kenny Golladay 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
    2020 DET 5 5 5 226 23.0 32 20 338 16.9 67.60 2 0 2 45.8
    2019 DET 16 16 16 958 86.9 116 65 1190 18.3 74.38 11 1 5 183
    2018 DET 15 15 13 904 84.0 119 70 1063 15.2 70.87 5 1 3 137.1
    2017 DET 11 11 5 477 45.7 48 28 477 17 43.36 3 0 3 66.6
    Totals 47 47 39 2,565 - 315 183 3,068 16.8 65.28 21 2 15 432.50
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 5 yrs, $85,006,560
    • Avg. Salary: $17,001,312
    • NFL Rank: 46
    • WR Rank: 7

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • NFL Rank: 0
    • WR Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Kenny Golladay to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Amari Cooper 5 $100,000,000 $20,000,000 25
    Brandin Cooks 5 $81,000,000 $16,200,000 24
    Michael Thomas 5 $96,250,000 $19,250,000 25
    Odell Beckham, Jr. 5 $90,000,000 $18,000,000 25
    Averages 5 $91,812,500 $18,362,500 24.8


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Golladay's current age (27), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    3 $56,133,870 $18,711,290


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Golladay statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Receiving Targets, Receptions, Receiving Yards, Receiving Touchdowns, Yards After Catch, Dropped Passes, Rating

    Player GP% Rec Tgt Rec/GM Rec Yds/GM Rec TD/GM YAC Dropped Rating
    Amari Cooper 2018-2019, DAL 96.88 7.29 4.97 70.74 0.48 3.75 0.29 81
    Brandin Cooks 2016-2017, LAR 100 7.22 4.47 70.47 0.47 4.15 0.34 71.95
    Michael Thomas 2017-2018, NO 100 9.25 7.16 82.81 0.44 4.15 0.16 90.95
    Odell Beckham, Jr. 2016-2017, NYG 62.5 10.5 6.3 83.45 0.65 4.05 0.7 78.05
    Average 89.85 8.57 5.73 76.87 0.51 4.03 0.37 80.49
    Kenny Golladay 2019-2020 65.63 7.05 4.05 72.76 0.62 3.4 0.33 80.75
    % Change -26.96% -17.74% -29.32% -5.35% 21.57% -15.63% 10.81% 0.32%
    Median Prime % Change -10.49%
    Average Prime % Change -7.79%


    Calculated Market Value: Kenny Golladay

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    5 years, $85,006,560 $17,001,312