Christopher Carson

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Seahawks, RB Age: 27-89d Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 7 (#249 overall), 2017 College: Oklahoma State Agent(s): Octagon

Injured Reserve (Neck)

Carson is undergoing disc-fusion surgery in his neck and will miss the remainder of the 2021-22 season.

 

Seahawks – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Christopher Carson signed a 2 year, $10,425,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including a $4,500,000 signing bonus, $5,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,212,500. In 2021, Carson will earn a base salary of $1,000,000, a signing bonus of $4,500,000 and a incentive bonus of $200,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,700,000 and a dead cap value of $5,500,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $10,425,000
    Signing Bonus $4,500,000
    Average Salary $5,212,500
    Total Guarantees $5,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,500,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 27 $1,000,000 $1,500,000 - $200,000 $2,700,000 $5,500,000 $5,700,000($5,700,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $5,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-2,800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-1,800,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $200,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $1,200,000

    Potential Out: 2022, 1 yr, $5,700,000; $3,000,000 dead cap

    2022 Contract details by year 28 $4,500,000 $1,500,000 $425,000 - $6,425,000 $3,000,000 $4,925,000($10,625,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $3,425,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $3,425,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $4,925,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $4,925,000
    2023 Contract details by year 29 - $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0
    2023 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $5.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2021 salary)
    • 2022 Per Game Active Bonus: $26,470 ($450,000)
    • 2023 automatically voids 5 days after 2022 Super Bowl ($1.5M dead cap)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2020Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,465,129
    Signing Bonus $65,129
    Average Salary $616,282
    Total Guarantees $65,129
    Guaranteed at Signing $65,129
    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 $375,530 $65,129 - - - - - $440,658
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - - - - - $555,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $645,000 - - - - - - $645,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,133,000 - - - - - - $2,133,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $4,500,000 - - - - $200,000 $5,700,000
    5 seasons $4,708,530 $4,565,129 - - - - $200,000 $9,473,658
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - $425,000 - - - - $4,925,000
    $9,208,530 $4,565,129 $425,000 - - - $200,000 $14,398,658
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,708,530 $4,565,129 - - - - $200,000 $9,473,658
  • Transactions

    Mar 19 2021Signed a 2 year $10.425 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
    May 12 2017Signed a 4 year $2.46 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Apr 29 2017Drafted by Seattle (SEA): Round 7 (#249 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Christopher Carson ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Att Rush Yds Yds/Att Rush TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2021 SEA 4 4 4 124 18.0 54 232 4.3 3 6 29 0 1 42.1
    2020 SEA 12 12 12 403 37.8 141 681 4.8 5 37 287 4 1 150.8
    2019 SEA 15 15 15 736 70.1 278 1230 4.4 7 37 266 2 7 195.6
    2018 SEA 14 14 14 452 42.3 247 1151 4.7 9 20 163 0 3 181.4
    2017 SEA 4 4 3 152 14.2 49 208 4.2 0 7 59 1 0 32.7
    Totals 49 49 48 1,867 - 769 3,502 4.6 24 107 804 7 12 602.60