Cole Beasley

Wide Receiver

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $6,900,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.46%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $11,400,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 6.36%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.65
  • Total Contract Value: $29,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,250,000
  • Position Ranking: 38/274 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $10,700,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 180
  • College: SMU
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2012 Undrafted Free Agent (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Cole Beasley signed a four year $29 million contract with the Bills on March 14, 2019. Beasley received $14.4 million in injury guarantees with $10.7 million of that being fully guaranteed. Beasley received a $6 million signing bonus and has a guaranteed roster bonus and base salary in 2019. If on the roster on the fifth day of the 2020 league year, $3.7 million of his base salary will become fully guaranteed and he will earn a $500,000 roster bonus. There are annual per game bonuses of $500,000.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201930$2,200,000$1,500,000$2,500,000$500,000$200,000$4,700,000$6,900,0003.7%
2020 📝
March 22: $3.7 million of salary is guaranteed; $500,000 roster bonus due
31$4,400,000$1,500,000$500,000$500,000$200,000$0$7,100,0003.6%
2021 📝
March 17: $500,000 roster bonus due
32$4,700,000$1,500,000$500,000$500,000$200,000$0$7,400,000--
2022 📝
March 17: $500,000 roster bonus due
33$4,900,000$1,500,000$500,000$500,000$200,000$0$7,600,000--
Total$16,200,000$6,000,000$4,000,000$2,000,000$800,000$4,700,000$29,000,000
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Career Earnings: $21,547,500
Career APY: $3,078,214
Potential Earnings: $44,547,500
Total Guarantees: $15,700,000
Largest Cash Payment: $11,400,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,600,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysUDFAExpired20123$1,441,500$480,500$0$1,441,500100.0%$480,500
CowboysRFAExpired20154$13,606,000$3,401,500$5,000,000$14,106,000103.7%$3,526,500
BillsUFAActive20194$29,000,000$7,250,000$10,700,000$6,000,00020.7%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys7$15,547,500$2,221,071$15,547,5000.0%$00.0%
Bills0$6,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Cowboys$390,000$500$0$0$0$0$390,5000.3%$391,500
2013Cowboys$480,000$500$0$0$0$0$480,5000.4%$480,000
2014Cowboys$570,000$500$0$0$0$0$570,5000.4%$570,000
2015Cowboys$1,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$1,000,000$2,000,0001.4%$5,000,000
2016Cowboys$2,356,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$2,356,000$3,356,0002.2%$2,356,000
2017Cowboys$3,500,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$0$4,500,0002.7%$3,500,000
2018Cowboys$3,250,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$0$4,250,0002.4%$3,250,000
2019Bills$2,200,000$1,500,000$2,500,000$500,000$200,000$4,700,000$6,900,0003.7%$11,400,000
2020Bills$4,400,000$1,500,000$500,000$500,000$200,000$0$7,100,0003.6%$5,600,000
2021Bills$4,700,000$1,500,000$500,000$500,000$200,000$0$7,400,000--$5,900,000
2022Bills$4,900,000$1,500,000$500,000$500,000$200,000$0$7,600,000--$6,100,000
Total$27,746,000$10,001,500$4,000,000$2,000,000$800,000$8,056,000$44,547,500$44,547,500

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20121011.3%1.7%151288.50000.0000
20131424.3%5.5%393689.42000.0010
20141640.7%0.7%3742011.44000.0022
20151654.9%11.7%5253610.35000.0022
20161656.8%8.2%7583311.15177.0000
20171553.9%2.8%363148.74000.0000
20181666.2%11.8%6567210.33000.0000
2019258.6%0.0%912313.70000.0000

Financial Reports

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