Chris Godwin

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Buccaneers, WR Age: 28-58d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#84 overall), 2017 College: Penn State Agent(s): Tory Dandy (CAA Sports)

 
  • Current Contract

    Chris Godwin signed a 3 year, $60,000,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including a $18,750,000 signing bonus, $40,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $20,000,000. In 2024, Godwin will earn a base salary of $20,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $27,534,000 and a dead cap value of $26,386,000.
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $60,000,000
    Signing Bonus $18,750,000
    Average Salary $20,000,000
    Total Guarantees $40,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $40,000,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2022 Contract details by year 26 $1,250,000 $3,750,000 - $5,000,000 $40,000,000 $20,000,000($20,000,000) $20,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $40,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-35,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $18,750,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-13,750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $25,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-20,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $3,750,000 2023 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $1,250,000
    2023 Contract details by year 27 $1,080,000 $3,750,000 $3,784,000 $8,614,000 $35,000,000 $20,000,000($40,000,000) $20,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $35,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-26,386,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $33,920,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-25,306,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $8,614,000 2024 Dead Cap: $26,386,000 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $7,534,000 2024 Dead Cap: $26,386,000 2023 Cap Savings: $1,080,000

    Potential Out: 2024, 2 yr, $40,000,000; $26,386,000 dead cap

    2024 Contract details by year 28 $20,000,000 $3,750,000 $3,784,000 $27,534,000 $26,386,000 $20,000,000($60,000,000) $20,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $26,386,000 2024 Cap Savings: $1,148,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $26,386,000 2024 Cap Savings: $1,148,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $7,534,000 2025 Dead Cap: $18,852,000 2024 Cap Savings: $20,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $7,534,000 2025 Dead Cap: $18,852,000 2024 Cap Savings: $20,000,000
    2025 Contract details by year 29 - $3,750,000 $3,784,000 $18,852,000 $18,852,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $18,852,000 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $18,852,000 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $18,852,000 2025 Cap Savings: $18,852,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $18,852,000 2025 Cap Savings: $18,852,000
    2026 Contract details by year 30 - $3,750,000 $3,784,000 $7,534,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $7,534,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $7,534,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $7,534,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $7,534,000
    2027 Contract details by year 31 - - $3,784,000 $3,784,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $3,784,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $3,784,000 Post-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $3,784,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $3,784,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $40M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2022 salary + 2023 salary)
    • 2025-2026 automatically void
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

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    2022-2022Franchise Tag

    Chris Godwin signed a 1 year, $19,179,600 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including an average annual salary of $19,179,600. In 2024, Godwin will earn a base salary of $20,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $27,534,000 and a dead cap value of $26,386,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $19,179,600
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $19,179,600
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2021-2021Franchise Tag

    Chris Godwin signed a 1 year, $15,983,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $15,983,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $15,983,000. In 2024, Godwin will earn a base salary of $20,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $27,534,000 and a dead cap value of $26,386,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $15,983,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $15,983,000
    Total Guarantees $15,983,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $15,983,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2017-2020Entry Level

    Chris Godwin signed a 4 year, $3,284,164 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including a $792,164 signing bonus, $792,164 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $821,041. In 2024, Godwin will earn a base salary of $20,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $27,534,000 and a dead cap value of $26,386,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,284,164
    Signing Bonus $792,164
    Average Salary $821,041
    Total Guarantees $792,164
    Guaranteed at Signing $792,164
    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 $465,000 $792,164 - - - - - $1,257,164
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $581,500 - - - - - - $581,500
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $677,000 - - - - - - $677,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,133,000 - - - - - - $2,133,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $15,983,000 - - - - - - $15,983,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 $18,750,000 - - - - - $20,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,080,000 - - - $18,920,000 - - $20,000,000
    7 seasons $22,169,500 $19,542,164 - - $18,920,000 - - $60,631,664
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - - - - - $20,000,000
    $42,169,500 $19,542,164 - - $18,920,000 - - $80,631,664
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $22,169,500 $19,542,164 - - $18,920,000 - - $60,631,664
  • Transactions

    Mar 10 2023Converted $18.92M of 2023 salary into signing bonus, adding one void year, clearing $15.136M of cap with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Mar 16 2022Signed a 3 year $60 million contract extension with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Mar 8 2022Offered a 1 year $19.1 million franchise tag by Tampa Bay (TB)
    Mar 9 2021Signed a 1 year $15.983 million franchise tag by Tampa Bay (TB)
    Jun 1 2017Signed a 4 year contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Apr 28 2017Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 3 (#84 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Chris Godwin 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 Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops Prod Pts
    2023 TB 17 17 16 842 81.1 130 83 1024 12.3 60.24 2 0 4 126.2
    2022 TB 15 15 13 880 81.4 142 104 1023 9.8 68.20 3 2 5 118.8
    2021 TB 14 14 14 833 70.4 128 98 1103 11.3 78.79 5 2 5 144.4
    2020 TB 12 12 11 675 62.8 84 65 840 12.9 70.00 7 1 2 126
    2019 TB 14 14 14 957 82.6 120 86 1333 15.5 95.21 9 0 1 190.1
    2018 TB 16 16 5 717 64.2 95 59 842 14.3 52.63 7 4 1 126.2
    2017 TB 16 16 2 449 41.0 55 34 525 15.4 32.81 1 0 2 58.5
    Totals 104 104 75 5,353 - 754 529 6,690 12.6 64.33 34 9 20 890.20
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 3 yrs, $63,151,178
    • Avg. Salary: $21,050,393
    • NFL Rank: 44
    • WR Rank: 9

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2025
    • Avg. Salary: $20,000,000
    • NFL Rank: 54
    • WR Rank: 11

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Terry McLaurin 3 $68,364,000 $22,788,000 26
    Mike Williams 3 $60,000,000 $20,000,000 27
    Brandin Cooks 2 $39,764,000 $19,882,000 28
    Christian Kirk 4 $72,000,000 $18,000,000 25
    Averages 3 $60,032,000 $20,010,667 26.5


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Godwin's current age (28), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    3 $60,241,155 $20,080,385


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Godwin 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
    Terry McLaurin 2020-2021, WAS 96.97 8.25 5.13 67.84 0.28 5.1 0.16 78.1
    Mike Williams 2020-2021, LAC 93.94 6.9 4 61.35 0.45 4.45 0.32 73.9
    Brandin Cooks 2020-2021, HOU 93.94 8.16 5.52 70.55 0.39 4.25 0.26 77.75
    Christian Kirk 2020-2021, JAC 93.94 5.87 4.03 51.71 0.35 3.45 0.26 67.5
    Average 94.70 7.30 4.67 62.86 0.37 4.31 0.25 74.31
    Chris Godwin 2022-2023 91.3 9.1 6.52 67.67 0.14 4.8 0.24 78.05
    % Change -3.59% 24.66% 39.61% 7.65% -62.16% 11.37% 4.00% 5.03%
    Median Prime % Change 6.34%
    Average Prime % Change 3.32%


    Calculated Market Value: Chris Godwin

    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
    3 years, $63,151,178 $21,050,393