Ben Watson

Tight End

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $0
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 0.00%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $0
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 0.00%
  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $0
  • Total Contract Value: $7,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $3,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 27/208 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,000,000
  • Age: 36
  • Height: 6′ 3″
  • Weight: 255
  • College: Georgia
  • Accrued Seasons: 13
  • Entry: 2004 Draft, Round 1, #32 overall (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2018 (UFA)

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2016$1,000,000 $1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$3,000,0001.9%
Total$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$3,000,000

Contract History

Career Earnings: $8,950,000
Years: 4
Career APY: $2,237,500
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYearsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SaintsUFA20133$4,934,375$1,644,792$4,950,000100.3%$1,650,000
RavensUFAActive20162$7,000,000$3,500,000$4,000,00057.1%$4,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYearsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Saints3$4,950,000$1,650,000$4,934,375100.0%$00.0%
Ravens1$4,000,000$4,000,000$3,000,000100.0%$00.0%

Contract Notes

Ben Watson signed a two year, $7 million contract with the Ravens on March 9, 2016. Watson received a $2 million signing bonus. Watson renegotiated his contract in June of 2017, reducing his salary from $3 million to $1.25 million, $750,000 of which is guaranteed. Please cite OTC as your source and link back to this page if using the information rather than calling us a “verified report”.

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2013Saints$950,000 $950,000$400,000$0$0$0$1,350,0001.1%
2014Saints$1,000,000$400,000$234,375$50,000$0$1,684,3751.3%
2015Saints$1,200,000$400,000$250,000$50,000$0$1,900,0001.3%
2016Ravens$1,000,000 $1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$3,000,0001.9%
2017Ravens$1,250,000 $750,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$2,250,0001.3%
Total$5,400,000$3,200,000$1,484,375$100,000$0$10,184,375 
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Traditional Statistics (2013-present)

YearGames PlayedReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2013141922611.92000.0000
201415201366.82000.0000
2015167482511.16000.0011

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average