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Greg Olsen

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Tight End Age: 35 Exp: 13 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#31 overall), 2007 College: Miami (FL) Agent(s):

Seahawks – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Greg Olsen signed a 1 year, $7,000,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including a $3,750,000 signing bonus, $5,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,000,000. In 2020, Olsen will earn a base salary of $1,750,000, a signing bonus of $3,750,000 and a roster bonus of $1,406,250, while carrying a cap hit of $6,906,250 and a dead cap value of $5,500,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,750,000
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Total Guarantees $5,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 35 $1,750,000 $3,750,000 $1,406,250 $6,906,250 $5,500,000 $6,906,250($6,906,250)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $5,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,406,250 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $3,750,000 2020 Cap Savings: $3,156,250 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $5,500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $1,406,250 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $3,750,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $3,156,250
    2021 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $5.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2020 salary)
    • Per-Game 53 Man Active: $46,875 ($750,000)
    • Per-Game 46 Man Active: $46,875 ($750,000, 14 LTBE)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2020 Player contract details by year - $3,700,000 - $3,700,000 -($0)

    Previous Contracts

    2018-2020

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $17,100,000
    Signing Bonus $11,100,000
    Average Salary $8,550,000
    Total Guarantees $12,115,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $12,115,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
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    2015-2018

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $22,500,000
    Signing Bonus $12,000,000
    Average Salary $7,500,000
    Total Guarantees $12,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
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    2011-2015

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $22,800,000
    Signing Bonus $2,500,000
    Average Salary $4,560,000
    Total Guarantees $6,200,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
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    2007-2010Entry Level

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $7,744,500
    Signing Bonus $250,000
    Average Salary $1,548,900
    Total Guarantees $4,900,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2011 / UFA
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 $250,000 $720,000 - - - - $1,255,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - $3,545,000 - $3,915,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - $100,000 - - - - $560,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 - $140,000 - - - - $690,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 $2,500,000 - - - - - $3,200,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 - - - $2,300,000 $2,500,000 - $5,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - - $250,000 $3,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 - - $250,000 - - - $5,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 $12,000,000 - $100,000 - - - $13,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - - $250,000 - - - $1,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $250,000 - - $1,750,000 $8,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,015,000 $11,100,000 - $235,000 - - - $12,350,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,900,000 - $875,000 $500,000 - - $25,363 $3,300,363
    13 seasons $20,630,000 $25,850,000 $1,835,000 $1,835,000 $5,300,000 $6,045,000 $1,775,363 $63,270,363
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 $3,750,000 $1,406,250 - - - - $6,906,250
    $22,380,000 $29,600,000 $3,241,250 $1,835,000 $5,300,000 $6,045,000 $1,775,363 $70,176,613
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,665,000 $250,000 $960,000 - - $3,545,000 - $6,420,000
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $18,965,000 $25,600,000 $875,000 $1,835,000 $5,300,000 $2,500,000 - $56,850,363
  • Transactions

    Feb 18 2020Signed a 1 year $7 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Feb 3 2020Released by Carolina (CAR), clearing $7.9M in 2020 cap
    Apr 26 2018Signed a 2 year $17.1 million contract extension with Carolina (CAR)
    Mar 5 2015Signed a 3 year $22.5 million extension with Carolina (CAR)
    Mar 1 2013Restructured 2013 base salary from $3.75 million to $750,000 with Carolina (CAR)
    Jul 29 2011Signed a 5 year $22.8 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
    Jul 29 2011Traded to Carolina (CAR) from Chicago (CHI) for 2012 3rd round pick (#73 - traded)
    Jul 3 2007Signed a 5 year $7.745 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Apr 28 2007Drafted by Chicago (CHI): Round 1 (#31 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Greg Olsen ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2019 CAR 14 14 14 805 0.712 82 52 597 11.5 2 0 71.7
    2018 CAR 9 9 9 429 0.567 38 27 291 10.8 4 0 53.1
    2017 CAR 7 7 7 367 0.340 38 17 191 11.2 1 0 25.1
    2016 CAR 16 16 16 1032 0.931 129 80 1073 13.4 3 0 127.3
    2015 CAR 16 16 16 1057 0.959 124 77 1104 14.3 7 2 150.4
    2014 CAR 16 16 16 1067 0.966 123 84 1008 12 6 1 136.8
    2013 CAR 16 16 16 1000 0.972 111 73 816 11.2 6 0 117.6
    2012 CAR 16 16 16 1007 0.978 104 69 843 12.2 5 0 114.3
    2011 CAR 16 16 13 89 45 540 12 5 1 84
    2010 CHI 16 16 13 70 41 404 9.9 5 2 68.4
    2009 CHI 16 16 15 108 60 612 10.2 8 0 109.2
    2008 CHI 16 16 7 0 54 574 10.6 5 2 83.4
    2007 CHI 14 14 4 0 39 391 10 2 0 53.1
    Totals 188 188 162 6,764 - 1,016 718 8,444 11.8 59 8 1,194.40
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 2 yrs, $10,500,084
    • Avg. Salary: $5,250,042
    • NFL Rank: 314
    • TE Rank: 19

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2021
    • Avg. Salary: $8,550,000
    • NFL Rank: 189
    • TE Rank: 5

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Jason Witten 1 $4,250,000 $4,250,000 36
    Marcedes Lewis 1 $2,100,000 $2,100,000 34
    Vernon Davis 3 $15,000,000 $5,000,000 33
    Delanie Walker 2 $17,000,000 $8,500,000 33
    Averages 1.8 $9,587,500 $5,478,571 34


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Olsen's current age (35), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    2 $9,180,000 $4,590,000


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Olsen statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Receiving Targets, Receptions, Receiving Yards, Receiving Touchdowns, Yards After Catch, Dropped Passes, Rating

    Player GP% Rec Tgt Rec/GM Rec Yds/GM Rec TD/GM YAC Dropped Rating
    Jason Witten 2017-2018, DAL 100 5.44 3.94 35 0.31 0 0 0
    Marcedes Lewis 2017-2018, GB 100 1.63 0.84 11.16 0.16 8.6 0.09 59.15
    Vernon Davis 2015-2016, WAS 96.88 3.77 2.65 31.55 0.06 4.65 0.13 68.95
    Delanie Walker 2016-2017, TEN 96.88 6.87 4.48 51.84 0.32 3.7 0.23 77
    Average 98.44 4.43 2.98 32.39 0.21 4.24 0.11 51.28
    Greg Olsen 2018-2019 71.88 5.22 3.43 38.61 0.26 3.75 0.09 66.9
    % Change -26.98% 17.83% 15.10% 19.20% 23.81% -11.56% 18.18% 30.46%
    Median Prime % Change 18.01%
    Average Prime % Change 10.76%


    Calculated Market Value: Greg Olsen

    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, $10,500,084 $5,250,042