Antonio Gates

Tight End

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $5,437,500
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 3.19%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $5,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 3.22%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.92
  • Total Contract Value: $11,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $5,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 23/309 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,000,000
  • Age: 37
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 255
  • College: Kent State
  • Accrued Seasons: 14
  • Entry: 2003 Undrafted Free Agent (Chargers)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2018 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Antonio Gates signed a two year contract with the San Diego Chargers worth $11 million on March 9, 2016. Gates received $6 million guaranteed.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201636$3,000,000 $5,000,000$500,000$2,000,000$0$0$5,500,0003.5%
201737$4,500,000$500,000$500,000$0$0$5,437,5003.3%
Total$7,500,000$1,000,000$2,500,000$0$0$10,937,500
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $63,863,765
Years: 14
Career APY: $4,561,698
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChargersUDFAExpired20032$537,000$268,500$537,000100.0%$268,500
ChargersERFARenegotiated20056$22,500,000$3,750,000$18,915,00084.1%$3,783,000
ChargersExtensionExpired20106$36,175,000$7,235,000$38,411,765106.2%$6,401,961
ChargersUFAActive20162$11,000,000$5,500,000$6,000,00054.5%$6,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chargers14$63,863,765$4,561,698$63,363,7650.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2003Chargers$225,000$3,500$0$0$0$228,5000.3%
2004Chargers$305,000$3,500$0$0$0$308,5000.4%
2005Chargers$380,000 $380,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$1,580,0001.8%
2006Chargers$500,000$1,200,000$3,160,000$0$0$4,860,0004.8%
2007Chargers$2,625,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$3,825,0003.5%
2008Chargers$3,000,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$4,200,0003.6%
2009Chargers$3,250,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$4,450,0003.6%
2010Chargers$755,000 $4,225,000$762,500$3,470,000$0$0$4,987,500--
2011Chargers$5,200,000 $5,200,000$762,500$0$0$0$5,962,5005.0%
2012Chargers$4,000,000$2,362,500$0$0$0$6,362,5005.3%
2013Chargers$4,500,000$2,362,500$0$0$0$6,862,5005.6%
2014Chargers$2,000,000$3,862,500$0$0$0$5,862,5004.4%
2015Chargers$5,900,000$3,862,500$0$0$0$8,374,2655.8%
2016Chargers$3,000,000 $5,000,000$500,000$2,000,000$0$0$5,500,0003.5%
2017Chargers$4,500,000$500,000$500,000$0$0$5,437,5003.3%
Total$40,140,000$20,982,000$9,130,000$0$0$68,801,265 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20141672.1%0.0%6982111.912000.0010
20151142.7%0.0%5663011.35000.0000
20161454.9%0.2%5354810.37000.0011
2017754.2%0.0%131199.21000.0000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average