Russell Gage

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Buccaneers, WR Age: 28-45d Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 6 (#194 overall), 2018 College: Louisiana State Agent(s): Martin Fischman, Stanley Wiltz (Fischman & Wiltz Sports)

 
  • Current Contract

    Russell Gage signed a 3 year, $30,000,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $20,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,000,000. In 2024, Gage will earn a base salary of $10,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $13,350,668 and a dead cap value of $2,166,668.
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $30,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Total Guarantees $20,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $15,000,000
    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 $3,500,000 $2,166,667 - $5,666,666 $15,000,000 $10,000,000($10,000,000) $10,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-9,333,334 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $6,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-833,334 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $10,666,667 2023 Dead Cap: $4,333,333 2022 Cap Savings: $-5,000,001 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,166,667 2023 Dead Cap: $4,333,333 2022 Cap Savings: $3,499,999
    2023 Contract details by year 27 $1,080,000 $2,166,667 $1,184,000 $4,430,667 $5,413,334 $7,000,000($17,000,000) $8,500,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $5,413,334 2023 Cap Savings: $-982,667 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $4,333,334 2023 Cap Savings: $97,333 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $3,246,667 2024 Dead Cap: $2,166,667 2023 Cap Savings: $1,184,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $2,166,667 2024 Dead Cap: $2,166,667 2023 Cap Savings: $2,264,000

    Potential Out: 2024, 2 yr, $17,000,000; $2,166,668 dead cap

    2024 Contract details by year 28 $10,000,000 $2,166,668 $1,184,000 $13,350,668 $2,166,668 $10,000,000($27,000,000) $9,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $2,166,668 2024 Cap Savings: $11,184,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $2,166,668 2024 Cap Savings: $11,184,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $2,166,668 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $11,184,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $2,166,668 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $11,184,000
    2025 Contract details by year 29 - - $1,184,000 $1,184,000 $3,552,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $3,552,000 2025 Cap Savings: $-2,368,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $3,552,000 2025 Cap Savings: $-2,368,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $3,552,000 2025 Cap Savings: $1,184,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $3,552,000 2025 Cap Savings: $1,184,000
    2026 Contract details by year 30 - - $1,184,000 $1,184,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $1,184,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $1,184,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $1,184,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $1,184,000
    2027 Contract details by year 31 - - $1,184,000 $1,184,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $1,184,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $1,184,000 Post-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $1,184,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $1,184,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $15M guaranteed at signing (2022 salary + 2022 roster bonus + $5M of 2023 salary)
    • Additional $5M of 2023 salary fully guarantees 3/19/2023
    • 2023 salary reduced from $10M to $7M (GTD), incentives added
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

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    2018-2021Entry Level

    Russell Gage signed a 4 year, $2,616,194 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including a $156,194 signing bonus, $156,194 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $654,049. In 2024, Gage will earn a base salary of $10,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $13,350,668 and a dead cap value of $2,166,668.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,616,194
    Signing Bonus $156,194
    Average Salary $654,049
    Total Guarantees $156,194
    Guaranteed at Signing $156,194
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 $156,194 - - - - - $636,194
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $570,000 - - - - - $238,803 $808,803
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - - - - - $418,595 $1,168,595
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,183,000 - - - - - - $2,183,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 $6,500,000 - - - - - $10,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,080,000 - - - $5,920,000 - - $7,000,000
    6 seasons $8,563,000 $6,656,194 - - $5,920,000 - $657,398 $21,796,592
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - - $10,000,000
    $18,563,000 $6,656,194 - - $5,920,000 - $657,398 $31,796,592
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,983,000 $156,194 - - - - $657,398 $4,796,592
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,580,000 $6,500,000 - - $5,920,000 - - $17,000,000
  • Transactions

    Mar 12 2023Converted $5.92M of 2023 salary into signing bonus, adding 3 void years, clearing $4.73M of cap with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Mar 15 2022Signed a 3 year $30 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    May 9 2018Signed a 4 year $2.61 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Apr 28 2018Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 6 (#194 overall)
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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
    2022 TB 13 13 4 529 48.9 70 51 426 8.4 32.77 5 1 4 72.6
    2021 ATL 14 14 9 612 58.2 94 66 770 11.7 55.00 4 2 5 97
    2020 ATL 16 16 8 762 67.9 110 72 786 10.9 49.13 4 0 7 109.06
    2019 ATL 16 16 4 527 44.3 74 49 446 9.1 27.88 1 1 2 49.8
    2018 ATL 15 15 60 5.7 10 6 63 10.5 4.20 0 0 2 6.3
    Totals 74 74 25 2,490 - 358 244 2,491 10.2 33.66 14 4 20 334.76