Gus Edwards

Los Angeles Chargers, Running Back
Age: 29-69d (Apr 13, 1995)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Rutgers
Drafted: Undrafted, BAL, 2018
Agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$2,250,000

2024 Cash

$3,375,000

Career Earnings

$13,445,852

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Gus Edwards signed a 2 year , $6,500,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including $2,250,000 signing bonus, $3,375,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,250,000. In 2024, Edwards will earn a base salary of $1,125,000 and a signing bonus of $2,250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,250,000 and a dead cap value of $3,375,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $6,500,000
Average Salary:
$3,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$2,250,000
GTD at Sign:
$3,375,000
Total GTD:
$3,375,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 29 $2,250,000 0.88% $3,375,000 $3,375,000 $3,375,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $3,375,000; $1,125,000 DEAD CAP
2025 30 $4,250,000 1.56% $3,125,000 $6,500,000 $1,125,000
2026 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 29 $1,125,000 $1,125,000 - $2,250,000 0.88% $3,375,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $3,375,000; $1,125,000 DEAD CAP
2025 30 $3,000,000 $1,125,000 $125,000 $4,250,000 1.56% $1,125,000
2026 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 29 $1,125,000 $2,250,000 - $3,375,000 $3,375,000 $3,375,000 $3,250,000
2025 30 $3,000,000 - $125,000 $3,125,000 $6,500,000 $3,250,000 $3,125,000
Contract Notes
  • 2025 Roster Bonus: $125,000 (5th league day of 2025)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2023 Extension

Gus Edwards signed a 2 year , $9,000,000 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including $3,750,000 signing bonus, $3,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,500,000. In 2024, Edwards will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $1,840,000 and a dead cap value of $1,840,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $9,000,000
Average Salary:
$4,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$3,750,000
GTD at Sign:
$3,750,000
Total GTD:
$3,750,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2021-2021

Gus Edwards signed a 1 year , $3,384,000 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including an average annual salary of $3,384,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,384,000
Average Salary:
$3,384,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2020-2020

Gus Edwards signed a 1 year , $750,000 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including an average annual salary of $750,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $750,000
Average Salary:
$750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2021 / RFA
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2019-2019

Gus Edwards signed a 1 year , $570,000 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including an average annual salary of $570,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $570,000
Average Salary:
$570,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2020 / ERFA
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2018-2018

Gus Edwards signed a 1 year , $480,000 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including an average annual salary of $480,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $480,000
Average Salary:
$480,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2019 / ERFA
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2018-2020 Rookie

Gus Edwards signed a 3 year , $1,710,000 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including an average annual salary of $570,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $1,710,000
Average Salary:
$570,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2021 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$13,445,852

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 23
Active
Retained
$338,824
$38,000
$338,824
$376,824
2019 24
Active
$741,314
$1,118,138
2020 25
Active
$943,714
$2,061,852
2021 26
Injured
$4,750,000
$6,811,852
2022 27
Active
$3,250,000
$10,061,852
2023 28
Active
$3,384,000
$13,445,852
Total      
$13,445,852
$13,445,852
2024 29
Active
$3,375,000
2025 30
Active
$3,125,000
Total
$19,945,852
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
23
$338,824
$38,000
$338,824
$38,000
$338,824
$376,824
2019
24
$570,000
$171,314
$741,314
$1,118,138
2020
25
$750,000
$193,714
$943,714
$2,061,852
2021
26
$1,000,000
$3,750,000
$4,750,000
$6,811,852
2022
27
$3,250,000
$3,250,000
$10,061,852
2023
28
$1,084,000
$2,300,000
$3,384,000
$13,445,852
Total
$7,030,824
$3,750,000
$2,300,000
$365,028
$13,445,852
$13,445,852
2024
29
$1,125,000
$2,250,000
$3,375,000
2025
30
$3,000,000
$125,000
$3,125,000
Total
$11,155,824
$6,000,000
$2,300,000
$125,000
$365,028
$19,945,852

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
6 $7,030,824 $3,750,000 - $2,300,000 - $365,028 $13,445,852

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 BAL 1 - 18 Knee (ACL)
2022 BAL 1 - 6 Knee (ACL)
  • Mar 11, 2024 Signed a 2 year $6.5 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
  • Mar 14, 2023 Converted $2.3M of 2023 salary into signing bonus, adding 4 void years, clearing $2.844M of cap with Baltimore (BAL)
  • Jun 07, 2021 Signed a 2 year $9 million contract extension with Baltimore (BAL)
  • Mar 10, 2021 Assigned a 1 year $3.384 million second round tender by Baltimore (BAL)
  • Mar 16, 2020 Signed a contract with Baltimore (BAL)
  • Mar 01, 2019 Signed a 1 year $570,000 contract with Baltimore (BAL)
  • Oct 14, 2018 Signed to the active roster by Baltimore (BAL)
  • Sep 03, 2018 Signed to the practice squad by Baltimore (BAL)
  • Sep 02, 2018 Waived by Baltimore (BAL)
  • May 01, 2018 Signed a contract with Baltimore (BAL)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush Yards/Gm Rush Touchdowns Receiving Targets Receiving Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving Yards/Rec Receiving Yards/Gm Receiving Touchdowns Fum
2023 BAL 17 9 470 41.70 198 810 47.6 13 13 12 180 15.0 10.6 0 3
2022 BAL 9 4 159 21.90 87 433 48.1 3 2 0 0 0.0 0 1
2020 BAL 16 6 347 33.80 144 723 45.2 6 13 9 129 14.3 8.1 0 1
2019 BAL 16 1 404 35.80 133 711 44.4 2 8 7 45 6.4 2.8 0 2
2018 BAL 11 6 287 36.40 137 718 65.3 2 2 2 20 10.0 1.8 0 0

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 2 years, $8,164,952
  • Avg. Salary: $4,082,476
  • NFL Rank: 458
  • RB Rank: 18

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2026
  • Avg. Salary: $3,250,000
  • NFL Rank: 566
  • RB Rank: 24

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Cordarrelle Patterson 2 $10,500,000 $5,250,000 30
Jamaal Williams 3 $12,000,000 $4,000,000 27
Jeff Wilson 2 $6,000,000 $3,000,000 27
Raheem Mostert 2 $5,600,000 $2,800,000 30
Averages 2 $8,525,000 $3,762,500 28.5

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Edwards's current age (29), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
3 $11,983,785 $3,994,595

Statistical Comparisons

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

Player GP% Rush Yds/Gm Rush TD/Gm Rec/Gm Fum/Gm Rating
Cordarrelle Patterson
2020-2021
96.97 26.56 0.22 2.28 0.06 75.60
Jamaal Williams
2021-2022
88.24 55.57 0.67 1.27 0.13 71.65
Jeff Wilson
2021-2022
73.53 46.16 0.28 1.16 0.16 63.95
Raheem Mostert
2021-2022
50.00 53.59 0.18 1.82 0.12 66.85
Average 77.19 45.47 0.34 1.63 0.12 69.51
Gus Edwards
2022-2023
78.79 47.81 0.62 0.46 0.15 77.80
Pct Change 2.07 5.15 82.35 -71.78 -25.00 11.93
Median Prime % Change 3.61%
Average Prime % Change 0.79%

Calculated Market Value: Gus Edwards

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
2 years, $8,164,952 $4,082,476
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