Cameron Brate

Tight End

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $4,250,000 (2.08% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $4,250,000 (2.05% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $40,800,000 ($6,800,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 14/164 at TE

Current Contract

(RFA, signed 2018)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201827$1,000,000$6,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,0003.6%
2019 📝
March 17: Base salary becomes guaranteed
28$7,000,000$0$7,000,000$7,000,0003.6%
2020 📝
March 22: $4 million of base salary becomes guaranteed
29$4,250,000$0$4,250,000$4,250,0002.1%
202130$6,250,000$250,000$0$6,500,0003.6%
202231$6,800,000$0$0$6,800,0003.0%
202332$7,500,000$0$0$7,500,0003.1%
Total$32,800,000$6,250,000$18,250,000$39,050,000

Contract Notes

Cameron Brate signed a $40.8 million contract with the Buccaneers on March 12, 2018. Brate was scheduled to become a restricted free agent before signing the contract. Brate received $7 million fully guaranteed at signing, which is made up of his 2018 base salary and a $6 million roster bonus. $18 million is guaranteed for injury with his 2019 base salary and $4 million of his 2020 salary being protected for injury. Both will become fully guaranteed if Brate is on the roster on the 5th day of the respective league year. Another $4.2 million in incentives are available.
Career Earnings: $15,938,388
Career APY: $2,656,398
Potential Earnings: $40,899,588
Total Guarantees: $7,000,000
Largest Cash Payment: $7,500,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $7,500,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BuccaneersUDFATerminated20143$1,530,000$510,000$0$00.0%$0
BuccaneersPracticeRenegotiated20141$107,100$107,100$0$00.0%$0
BuccaneersSFATerminated20141$930,000$465,000$0$123,52913.3%$123,529
BuccaneersPracticeTerminated20151$112,200$112,200$0$00.0%$0
SaintsPracticeTerminated20151$112,200$112,200$0$00.0%$0
BuccaneersSFAExpired20152$1,110,000$555,000$0$1,036,05993.3%$518,030
BuccaneersERFAExpired20171$690,000$690,000$0$690,000100.0%$690,000
BuccaneersRFAActive20186$40,800,000$6,800,000$7,000,000$14,000,00034.3%$7,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Buccaneers6$15,931,788$2,655,298$15,849,5880.0%$82,2000.0%
Saints0$6,600$0$00.0%$6,6000.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Buccaneers$420,000$0$0$123,5290.1%$123,529
2015Buccaneers$510,000$0$0$450,0000.3%$450,000
2016Buccaneers$600,000$0$0$586,0590.4%$586,059
2017Buccaneers$690,000$0$0$690,0000.4%$690,000
2018Buccaneers$1,000,000$6,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,0003.6%$7,000,000
2019Buccaneers$7,000,000$0$7,000,000$7,000,0003.6%$7,000,000
2020Buccaneers$4,250,000$0$4,250,000$4,250,0002.1%$4,250,000
2021Buccaneers$6,250,000$250,000$0$6,500,0003.6%$6,500,000
2022Buccaneers$6,800,000$0$0$6,800,0003.0%$6,800,000
2023Buccaneers$7,500,000$0$0$7,500,0003.1%$7,500,000
Total$35,020,000$6,250,000$18,250,000$40,899,588$40,899,588
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Buccaneers2014$75,600$75,600
Buccaneers2015$6,600$6,600
Saints2015$6,600$6,600
Total$88,800$88,800

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20145004.4%5.7%000.00000.0000
2015140031.2%25.0%000.002127513.1300
2016151062.1%25.3%000.005766011.6810
2017150053.9%1.3%000.004555412.3610
2018160047.8%12.7%000.00302899.6611
2019160037.8%9.9%000.00363118.6400
20202008.4%1.7%000.00000.0000

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$689,000$6,800,000
Injury Adjusted$689,000$6,800,000
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OTC Valuation $1.9M $3.9M $5.8M $7.8M $9.7M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $8,664,000 $6,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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