Charles Clay

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: $38,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,600,000
  • Position Ranking: 6/209 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $24,500,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6′ 3″
  • Weight: 255
  • College: Tulsa
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 6, #174 overall (Dolphins)
  • Year Signed: 2015
  • Contract Type: Transition
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2015$3,000,000 $3,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$5,000,0003.5%
2016$1,500,000 $1,500,000$4,500,000$0$0$0$6,000,0003.9%
2017$4,500,000$4,500,000$0$0$0$9,000,0005.4%
2018$4,500,000$4,500,000$0$0$0$9,000,0005.1%
2019$4,500,000$4,500,000$0$0$0$9,000,0004.7%
Total$18,000,000$20,000,000$0$0$0$38,000,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $27,438,000
Years: 6
Career APY: $4,573,000
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYearsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
Dolphins20114$2,938,000$734,500$2,938,000100.0%$734,500
BillsTransitionActive20155$38,000,000$7,600,000$24,500,00064.5%$12,250,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYearsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Dolphins4$2,938,000$734,500$2,938,000100.0%$00.0%
Bills2$24,500,000$12,250,000$11,000,000100.0%$00.0%

Contract Notes

Charles Clay signed a five year, $38 million contract with the Bills on March 19, 2015. Clay received $24.5 in guarantees including a $10 million signing bonus. In 2016 Clay will receive a $10 million roster bonus. Clay restuctured his contract on March 1, 2016 converting his $10 million roster bonus to a signing bonus. The move saves the Bills $7.5 million in 2016 cap room while increasing each future year by $2.5 million.

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2011Dolphins$375,000$28,000$0$0$0$403,0000.3%
2012Dolphins$465,000$28,000$0$0$0$493,0000.4%
2013Dolphins$555,000$28,000$0$0$0$583,0000.5%
2014Dolphins$1,431,000$28,000$0$0$0$1,459,0001.1%
2015Bills$3,000,000 $3,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$5,000,0003.5%
2016Bills$1,500,000 $1,500,000$4,500,000$0$0$0$6,000,0003.9%
2017Bills$4,500,000$4,500,000$0$0$0$9,000,0005.4%
2018Bills$4,500,000$4,500,000$0$0$0$9,000,0005.1%
2019Bills$4,500,000$4,500,000$0$0$0$9,000,0004.7%
Total$20,826,000$20,112,000$0$0$0$40,938,000 
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Traditional Statistics (2013-present)

YearGames PlayedReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2013166975911.067152.1100
2014145860510.43000.0000
2015135152810.43000.0010
201615575529.74000.0000

Financial Reports

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