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Christopher Carson

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Seahawks, RB Age: 26-167d Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 7 (#249 overall), 2017 College: Oklahoma State Agent(s): Octagon

Inactive

 

Seahawks – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Christopher Carson signed a 4 year, $2,465,129 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including a $65,129 signing bonus, $65,129 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $616,282.

    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
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 23 $375,530 $16,282 $391,811 $65,129 $440,658($440,658)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $65,129 2017 Cap Savings: $326,682 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $65,129 2017 Cap Savings: $326,682 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $16,282 2018 Dead Cap: $48,847 2017 Cap Savings: $375,529 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $16,282 2018 Dead Cap: $48,847 2017 Cap Savings: $375,529
    2018 Contract details by year 24 $555,000 $16,282 $571,282 $48,847 $555,000($995,658)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $48,847 2018 Cap Savings: $522,435 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $48,847 2018 Cap Savings: $522,435 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $16,282 2019 Dead Cap: $32,565 2018 Cap Savings: $555,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $16,282 2019 Dead Cap: $32,565 2018 Cap Savings: $555,000
    2019 Contract details by year 25 $645,000 $16,282 $661,282 $32,565 $645,000($1,640,658)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $32,565 2019 Cap Savings: $628,717 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $32,565 2019 Cap Savings: $628,717 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $16,282 2020 Dead Cap: $16,283 2019 Cap Savings: $645,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $16,282 2020 Dead Cap: $16,283 2019 Cap Savings: $645,000
    2020 Contract details by year 26 $2,133,000 $16,283 $2,149,283 $16,283 $2,133,000($3,773,658)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $16,283 2020 Cap Savings: $2,133,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $16,283 2020 Cap Savings: $2,133,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $16,283 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $2,133,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $16,283 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $2,133,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 27 UFA  
    Contract Notes:

     

    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
  • 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
    4 seasons $3,708,530 $65,129 - - - - - $3,773,658
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,708,530 $65,129 - - - - - $3,773,658
  • Transactions

    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
    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 45 45 44 1,743 - 715 3,270 4.6 21 101 775 7 11 560.50
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 4 yrs, $29,608,856
    • Avg. Salary: $7,402,214
    • NFL Rank: 254
    • RB Rank: 10

    Previous Contract

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

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Joe Mixon 4 $48,000,000 $12,000,000 24
    Todd Gurley 1 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 25
    Melvin Gordon 2 $16,000,000 $8,000,000 26
    Kareem Hunt 2 $12,000,000 $6,000,000 24
    Averages 2.3 $20,375,000 $9,055,556 24.8


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Carson's current age (26), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    1 $10,000,000 $10,000,000


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Carson statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Rushing Yards, Rushing Touchdowns, Fumbles, Receptions, Receiving Yards, Rating

    Player GP% Rush Yds/GM Rush TD/GM Fum/GM Rec Rec Yds Rating
    Joe Mixon 2018-2019, CIN 93.75 76.83 0.43 0 2.6 19.43 76.75
    Todd Gurley 2018-2019, ATL 90.63 72.69 1 0.14 3.1 27.14 72.9
    Melvin Gordon 2018-2019, DEN 75 62.38 0.75 0.21 3.83 32.75 76.1
    Kareem Hunt 2018-2019, CLE 59.38 52.79 0.47 0.05 3.32 34.89 79.8
    Average 79.69 66.17 0.66 0.10 3.21 28.55 76.39
    Christopher Carson 2019-2020 84.38 70.78 0.44 0.3 2.74 20.48 78.05
    % Change 5.89% 6.97% -33.33% -200.00% -14.64% -28.27% 2.17%
    Median Prime % Change -14.64%
    Average Prime % Change -37.32%


    Calculated Market Value: Christopher Carson

    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, $29,608,856 $7,402,214