Amari Cooper

Cleveland Browns, Wide Receiver
Age: 30-43d (Jun 18, 1994)
Exp: 10 Years
Country: US
College: Alabama
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2015
Agent(s): Chafie Fields (Wasserman)
2024 Cap Hit

$23,776,000

2024 Cash

$20,000,000

Career Earnings

$116,672,334

2020-2024 Extension (CURRENT)

Amari Cooper signed a 5 year , $100,000,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including $10,000,000 signing bonus, $60,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $20,000,000. In 2024, Cooper will earn a base salary of $20,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $23,776,000 and a dead cap value of $11,328,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $100,000,000
Average Salary:
$20,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$10,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$40,000,000
Total GTD:
$60,000,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2020 26 $12,000,000 6.05% $20,038,777 $20,038,777 $40,000,000
2021 27 $22,000,000 12.05% $20,000,000 $40,038,777 $28,000,000
2022 28 $4,896,000 2.35% $20,000,000 $60,038,777 $20,000,000
2023 29 $23,776,000 10.58% $20,000,000 $80,038,777 $35,104,000
2024 30 $23,776,000 9.31% $20,000,000 $100,038,777 $11,328,000
2025 31
Void
UFA
$7,552,000 2.76% - - $7,552,000
2026
Void
$3,776,000 1.29% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Restructure Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2020 26 $10,000,000 $2,000,000 - $12,000,000 6.05% $40,000,000
2021 27 $20,000,000 $2,000,000 - $22,000,000 12.05% $28,000,000
2022 28 $1,120,000 - $3,776,000 $4,896,000 2.35% $20,000,000
2023 29 $20,000,000 - $3,776,000 $23,776,000 10.58% $35,104,000
2024 30 $20,000,000 - $3,776,000 $23,776,000 9.31% $11,328,000
2025 31
Void
UFA
- - $3,776,000 $7,552,000 2.76% $7,552,000
2026
Void
- - $3,776,000 $3,776,000 1.29% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Restructure Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2020 26 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 - $20,038,777 $20,038,777 $20,038,777 $20,007,755
2021 27 $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $40,038,777 $20,019,389 $20,000,000
2022 28 $1,120,000 - $18,880,000 $20,000,000 $60,038,777 $20,012,926 $20,000,000
2023 29 $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $80,038,777 $20,009,694 $20,000,000
2024 30 $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $100,038,777 $20,007,755 $20,000,000
2025 31
Void
- - - - - - -
2026 32
Void
- - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $40M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2020 salary + 2021 salary)
  • 2022 salary fully guarantees on 3/20/2022 (injury guaranteed now)
  • 2022 converted $18.88M to signing bonus, added two void years
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2015-2019 Rookie

Amari Cooper signed a 4 year , $22,663,116 contract with the Oakland Raiders, including $14,742,266 signing bonus, $22,663,116 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,665,779.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $22,663,116
Average Salary:
$5,665,779
Signing Bonus:
$14,742,266
GTD at Sign:
$22,663,116
Total GTD:
$22,663,116
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$116,672,334

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2015 21
Active
$15,208,644
$15,208,644
2016 22
Active
$1,465,142
$16,673,786
2017 23
Active
$2,495,284
$19,169,070
2018 24
Active
Retained
$411,764
$3,113,661
$19,580,834
$22,694,495
2019 25
Active / Club Exercised
$13,939,062
$36,633,557
2020 26
Active
$20,038,777
$56,672,334
2021 27
Active
$20,000,000
$76,672,334
2022 28
Active
$20,000,000
$96,672,334
2023 29
Active
$20,000,000
$116,672,334
Afc Pro Bowl:WR
Total      
$116,672,334
$116,672,334
2024 30
Active
$20,000,000
Total
$136,672,334
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2015
21
$435,000
$14,742,266
$31,378
$15,208,644
$15,208,644
2016
22
$525,000
$940,142
$1,465,142
$16,673,786
2017
23
$615,000
$1,880,284
$2,495,284
$19,169,070
2018
24
$411,765
$288,235
$2,825,426
$411,764
$3,113,661
$19,580,834
$22,694,495
2019
25
$13,924,000
$15,062
$13,939,062
$36,633,557
2020
26
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$38,777
$20,038,777
$56,672,334
2021
27
$20,000,000
$20,000,000
$76,672,334
2022
28
$1,120,000
$18,880,000
$20,000,000
$96,672,334
2023
29
$20,000,000
$20,000,000
$116,672,334
Total
$67,319,000
$24,742,266
$18,880,000
$5,645,852
$85,217
$116,672,334
$116,672,334
2024
30
$20,000,000
$20,000,000
Total
$87,319,000
$24,742,266
$18,880,000
$5,645,852
$85,217
$136,672,334

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $1,863,235 $14,742,266 $5,645,852 - - $31,378 $22,282,731
4 $44,335,765 $10,000,000 - - - $53,839 $54,389,603
2 $21,120,000 - - $18,880,000 - - $40,000,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 DAL 11 - 12 COVID-19
  • Mar 19, 2022 Converted $18.88M of 2022 salary into signing bonus, clearing $15.1M in cap
  • Mar 16, 2022 Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Dallas (DAL) with 2022 6th round pick (#202 Mike Woods) for 2022 5th round pick (#155 Matt Waletzko) and 2022 6th round pick (#193 Devin Harper)
  • Jan 13, 2022 Fined $14,650 COVID Protocol Violations
  • Mar 16, 2020 Signed a 5 year $100 million contract extension with Dallas (DAL)
  • Oct 22, 2018 Traded to Dallas (DAL) from Oakland (OAK) for 2019 1st round pick (#27 Johnathan Abram)
  • Apr 22, 2018 Oakland (OAK) exercised a $13.924 million option for 2019
  • May 07, 2015 Signed a 4 year $22.66 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
  • Apr 30, 2015 Drafted by Oakland (OAK): Round 1 (#4 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Jan 13, 2022 COVID Protocol Violations $14,650
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Receiving Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving Touchdowns Fum
2023 CLE 15 14 883 74.40 72 1,250 5 2
2022 CLE 17 17 978 83.30 78 1,160 9 0
2021 DAL 15 14 835 68.00 68 865 8 1
2020 DAL 16 14 943 82.40 92 1,114 5 0
2019 DAL 16 16 851 75.30 79 1,189 8 0
2018 DAL 15 15 838 79.80 75 1,004 7 2
2017 OAK 14 12 710 70.10 48 680 7 1
2016 OAK 16 14 997 89.10 82 1,149 5 2
2015 OAK 16 15 904 85.30 72 1,070 6 1

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 4 years, $88,289,052
  • Avg. Salary: $22,072,263
  • NFL Rank: 55
  • WR Rank: 15

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2025
  • Avg. Salary: $20,000,000
  • NFL Rank: 76
  • WR Rank: 20

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Mike Evans 2 $41,000,000 $20,500,000 30
Cooper Kupp 3 $80,100,000 $26,700,000 28
Davante Adams 5 $140,000,000 $28,000,000 29
Calvin Ridley 4 $92,000,000 $23,000,000 29
Averages 4 $88,275,000 $24,550,000 29.0

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Cooper's current age (30), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
4 $100,688,888 $25,172,222

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Cooper statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Rec Tgt/Gm, Rec/Gm, Rec Yds/Gm, Rec TD/Gm, YAC/GM, Drops/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Rec Tgt/Gm Rec/Gm Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD/Gm YAC/GM Drops/Gm Rating
Mike Evans
2022-2023
96.97 8.22 4.88 74.34 0.59 17.50 0.28 77.75
Cooper Kupp
2020-2021
96.97 9.84 7.41 91.28 0.59 43.56 0.38 86.55
Davante Adams
2020-2021
90.91 10.57 7.93 97.57 0.97 41.41 0.17 92.50
Calvin Ridley
2022-2023
106.25 8.00 4.47 59.76 0.47 11.88 0.41 35.70
Average 97.78 9.16 6.17 80.74 0.66 28.59 0.31 73.13
Amari Cooper
2022-2023
96.97 8.12 4.69 75.31 0.44 17.91 0.34 80.75
Pct Change -0.83 -11.35 -23.99 -6.73 -33.33 -37.36 -9.68 10.42
Median Prime % Change -10.52%
Average Prime % Change -14.11%

Calculated Market Value: Amari Cooper

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
4 years, $88,289,052 $22,072,263
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