Eli Ankou

Buffalo Bills, Defensive Tackle
Age: 30-46d (Jun 08, 1994)
Exp: 6 Years
Country: US
College: California-Los Angeles
Drafted: Undrafted, HOU, 2017
Agent(s): Lindsay Crook, Randy Fisher, Patrick VanHall (Grand Central Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$992,500

2024 Cash

$1,132,500

2024-2024 (CURRENT)

Eli Ankou signed a 1 year , $1,132,500 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $7,500 signing bonus, $7,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,132,500. In 2024, Ankou will earn a base salary of $1,125,000 and a signing bonus of $7,500, while carrying a cap hit of $992,500 and a dead cap value of $7,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,132,500
Average Salary:
$1,132,500
Signing Bonus:
$7,500
GTD at Sign:
$7,500
Total GTD:
$7,500
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 30 $992,500 0.39% $1,132,500 $1,132,500 $7,500
2025 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 30 $1,125,000 $7,500 $992,500 0.39% $7,500
2025 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 30 $1,125,000 $7,500 $1,132,500 $1,132,500 $1,132,500 $1,132,500
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2022

Eli Ankou signed a 1 year , $1,035,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including an average annual salary of $1,035,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,035,000
Average Salary:
$1,035,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$3,447,202

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

9 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2017 23
Retained
Active
$20,000
$465,000
$20,000
$485,000
2018 24
Active
$555,000
$1,040,000
2019 25
Active
Retained
$445,298
$56,000
$1,485,298
$1,541,298
2020 26
Active
Retained
Retained
$525,400
$97,058
$291,176
$2,066,698
$2,163,756
$2,454,932
2021 27
Retained
Retained
Retained
Retained
$267,088
$14,000
$14,000
$47,222
$2,722,020
$2,736,020
$2,750,020
$2,797,242
2022 28
Reserve
$215,600
$3,012,842
2023 29
Retained
Reserve
Retained
$187,260
$177,100
$70,000
$3,200,102
$3,377,202
$3,447,202
Total      
$3,447,202
$3,200,102
$3,377,202
$3,447,202
2024 30
Active
$1,132,500
Total
$4,579,702
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2017
23
$16,500
$465,000
$3,500
$20,000
$465,000
$20,000
$485,000
2018
24
$555,000
$555,000
$1,040,000
2019
25
$379,410
$56,000
$65,888
$445,298
$56,000
$1,485,298
$1,541,298
2020
26
$436,765
$97,059
$291,176
$88,635
$525,400
$97,058
$291,176
$2,066,698
$2,163,756
$2,454,932
2021
27
$267,088
$14,000
$14,000
$47,222
$267,088
$14,000
$14,000
$47,222
$2,722,020
$2,736,020
$2,750,020
$2,797,242
2022
28
$215,600
$215,600
$3,012,842
2023
29
$180,000
$177,100
$70,000
$7,260
$187,260
$177,100
$70,000
$3,200,102
$3,377,202
$3,447,202
Total
$3,281,920
$3,500
$161,783
$3,447,202
$3,200,102
$3,377,202
$3,447,202
2024
30
$1,125,000
$7,500
$1,132,500
Total
$4,406,920
$11,000
$161,783
$4,579,702

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $113,559 $3,500 - - - - $117,058
3 $1,076,000 - - - - - $1,076,000
1 $379,410 - - - - $65,888 $445,298
1 $436,765 - - - - $88,635 $525,400
1 $291,176 - - - - - $291,176
3 $743,788 - - - - - $743,788
1 $14,000 - - - - - $14,000
1 $47,222 - - - - - $47,222
1 $180,000 - - - - $7,260 $187,260
  • Jan 23, 2024 Signed a reserve/future contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Oct 25, 2023 Signed to the practice squad by Buffalo (BUF)
  • Oct 24, 2023 Released by Atlanta (ATL)
  • Oct 04, 2023 Signed to the active roster by Atlanta (ATL)
  • Aug 30, 2023 Signed to the practice squad by Buffalo (BUF)
  • Aug 29, 2023 Released by Buffalo (BUF)
  • Jan 23, 2023 Signed a reserve/future contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Oct 03, 2022 Signed to the practice squad by Buffalo (BUF)
  • Aug 30, 2022 Released by Buffalo (BUF)
  • Feb 07, 2022 Signed a reserve/future contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Nov 16, 2021 Signed to the practice squad by Buffalo (BUF)
  • Oct 26, 2021 Signed to the practice squad by Tennessee (TEN)
  • Oct 05, 2021 Signed to the practice squad by Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Aug 30, 2021 Waived by Atlanta (ATL)
  • Aug 18, 2021 Signed a contract with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Aug 15, 2021 Waived by Buffalo (BUF)
  • Jun 22, 2021 Signed a contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Jun 17, 2021 Waived by Atlanta (ATL)
  • May 16, 2021 Signed a contract with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Nov 01, 2020 Traded to Dallas (DAL) from Houston (HOU) for 2022 7th round pick (#245 - traded)
  • Oct 19, 2020 Claimed off waivers by Houston (HOU)
  • Oct 17, 2020 Waived by Indianapolis (IND)
  • Sep 07, 2020 Claimed off waivers by Indianapolis (IND)
  • Sep 07, 2020 Waived by Cleveland (CLE)
  • Oct 22, 2019 Signed to the active roster by Cleveland (CLE)
  • Sep 02, 2019 Signed to the practice squad by Jacksonville (JAC)
  • Sep 01, 2019 Waived by Jacksonville (JAC)
  • Sep 03, 2017 Claimed off waivers by Jacksonville (JAC)
  • Sep 02, 2017 Waived by Houston (HOU)
  • Apr 30, 2017 Signed a contract with Houston (HOU)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 ATL 1 9 4.90 1 1
2021 BUF 6 1 109 28.10 1 12 5 7
2020 DAL 7 186 19.30 5 1 4
2019 CLE 9 2 183 27.50 7 5 2
2018 JAX 2 48 8.50 4 2 2
2017 JAX 9 174 16.80 2 15 8 7
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