Mike Evans

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Buccaneers, WR Age: 30-200d Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#7 overall), 2014 College: Texas A&M Agent(s): Mike McCartney, Darren Jones

 

  • Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2024 Player contract details by year - $12,198,000 - $12,198,000 -($0)

    Previous Contracts

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    2018-2023

    Mike Evans signed a 5 year, $82,500,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $55,008,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,500,000.
    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $82,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $16,500,000
    Total Guarantees $55,008,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $38,258,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA

    2014-2018Entry Level

    Mike Evans signed a 4 year, $14,631,502 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including a $8,961,092 signing bonus, $14,631,502 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,657,876.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $14,631,502
    Signing Bonus $8,961,092
    Average Salary $3,657,876
    Total Guarantees $14,631,502
    Guaranteed at Signing $14,631,502
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 $8,961,092 - - - - - $9,381,092
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $510,000 - $575,068 - - - $35,086 $1,120,154
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - $1,150,137 - - - - $1,750,137
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $690,000 - $1,725,205 - - - - $2,415,205
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $8,258,000 - $10,000,000 - - - - $18,258,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - $3,000,000 - $6,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - - $12,750,000 - - $16,750,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,075,000 - - - $11,175,000 - - $12,250,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,057,774 - - - $12,880,000 - - $13,937,774
    2023 Player Cash Earnings NFC PRO BOWL:WR,
    ALL NFL (2ND)
    $13,000,000 - $1,500,000 - - - - $14,500,000
    10 seasons $40,610,774 $8,961,092 $17,950,410 - $42,805,000 - $35,086 $110,362,362
    $40,610,774 $8,961,092 $17,950,410 - $42,805,000 - $35,086 $110,362,362
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    10 seasons Player Cash Earnings $40,610,774 $8,961,092 $17,950,410 - $42,805,000 - $35,086 $110,362,362
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/19/2022, 1 game $62,222

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct (brawl, taunting) against New Orleans (NO)


    • Player contract details by year 11/06/2017, 1 game $40,588

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct (brawl, taunting) against New Orleans (NO)


    • TOTAL: $102,810

  • Transactions

    Sep 19 2022Suspended 1 game for unsportsmanlike conduct against New Orleans, forfeiting $62,222 in 2022 salary with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Mar 17 2022Converted $12.88M of 2022 salary into signing bonus, adding another void year, freeing up $10.304M of cap space with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Sep 1 2021Converted $11.1M of 2021 salary into bonus, clearing $8.94M of cap with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Sep 5 2020Converted $12.75 million of his 2020 salary into bonus, clearing $9.565M of 2020 cap with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Sep 5 2019Converted an additional $2M of 2019 salary into bonus, clearing $1.6M of cap space with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Jun 18 2019Converted $4M of 2019 salary into bonus, clearing $3.2M of cap with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Mar 9 2018Signed a 5 year $82.5 million contract extension with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Nov 6 2017Suspended 1 game for unsportsmanlike conduct (taunting, shoving) against Marshon Lattimore (NO), forfeiting $40,588 in 2017 salary with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Apr 17 2017Tampa Bay (TB) exercised a $13.258 million 5th-year option for 2018
    Jun 12 2014Signed a 4 year $14.63 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    May 8 2014Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 1 (#7 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Mike Evans 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 16 807 77.7 136 79 1255 15.9 73.82 13 0 5 203.5
    2022 TB 15 15 15 931 86.1 127 77 1124 14.6 74.93 6 0 4 148.4
    2021 TB 16 16 16 915 77.3 114 74 1035 14 64.69 14 0 5 188.5
    2020 TB 16 16 15 857 79.8 109 70 1006 14.4 62.88 13 0 7 178.6
    2019 TB 13 13 13 810 69.9 118 67 1157 17.3 89.00 8 0 7 165.7
    2018 TB 16 16 16 940 84.2 139 86 1524 17.7 95.25 8 2 7 204.4
    2017 TB 15 15 15 884 80.8 136 71 1001 14.1 66.73 5 1 4 132.1
    2016 TB 16 16 16 950 87.6 173 96 1321 13.8 82.56 12 0 7 208.1
    2015 TB 15 15 14 859 78.4 148 74 1206 16.3 80.40 3 1 15 136.6
    2014 TB 15 15 15 769 77.4 123 68 1051 15.5 70.07 12 0 4 177.1
    Totals 154 154 151 8,722 - 1,323 762 11,680 15.3 75.84 94 4 65 1,743.00
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 4 yrs, $95,343,536
    • Avg. Salary: $23,835,884
    • NFL Rank: 36
    • WR Rank: 8

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2024
    • Avg. Salary: $16,500,000
    • NFL Rank: 106
    • WR Rank: 18

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Stefon Diggs 4 $96,000,000 $24,000,000 28
    Cooper Kupp 3 $80,100,000 $26,700,000 28
    Tyreek Hill 4 $120,000,000 $30,000,000 28
    Davante Adams 5 $140,000,000 $28,000,000 29
    Averages 4 $109,025,000 $27,256,250 28.3


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Evans's current age (30), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    2 $55,256,000 $27,628,000


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Evans 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
    Stefon Diggs 2020-2021, BUF 100 10.03 6.97 83.64 0.55 3.4 0.33 85.7
    Cooper Kupp 2020-2021, LAR 96.97 9.84 7.41 91.28 0.59 5.85 0.38 86.55
    Tyreek Hill 2020-2021, MIA 96.97 9.19 6.19 78.59 0.75 4.45 0.59 84.15
    Davante Adams 2020-2021, LV 90.91 10.57 7.93 97.57 0.97 5.15 0.17 92.5
    Average 96.21 9.91 7.13 87.77 0.72 4.71 0.37 87.23
    Mike Evans 2022-2023 96.97 8.22 4.88 74.34 0.59 3.6 0.28 78.7
    % Change 0.79% -17.05% -31.56% -15.30% -18.06% -23.57% 24.32% -9.78%
    Median Prime % Change -16.18%
    Average Prime % Change -11.28%


    Calculated Market Value: Mike Evans

    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, $95,343,536 $23,835,884