Cole Beasley

Wide Receiver

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 8
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $7,068,750 (3.20% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $5,600,000 (2.67% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.79
  • Contract Value: $29,000,000 ($7,250,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $10,700,000
  • Contract Ranking: 37/306 at WR

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2019)
(📝: 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$6,900,0003.5%
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$4,200,000$7,068,7503.2%
2021 📝
March 17: $500,000 roster bonus due
32$4,700,000$1,500,000$500,000$500,000$200,000$0$7,400,0004.1%
2022 📝
March 17: $500,000 roster bonus due
33$4,900,000$1,500,000$500,000$500,000$200,000$0$7,600,0003.3%
Total$16,200,000$6,000,000$4,000,000$2,000,000$800,000$8,900,000$28,968,750

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.
Career Earnings: $26,916,250
Career APY: $3,364,531
Potential Earnings: $44,516,250
Total Guarantees: $15,700,000
Largest Cash Payment: $11,368,750 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $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$11,368,75039.2%$11,368,750
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%
Bills1$11,368,750$11,368,750$6,900,0000.0%$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$3,356,0002.1%$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$4,250,0002.3%$3,250,000
2019Bills$2,200,000$1,500,000$2,500,000$500,000$200,000$4,700,000$6,900,0003.5%$11,368,750
2020Bills$4,400,000$1,500,000$500,000$500,000$200,000$4,200,000$7,068,7503.2%$5,600,000
2021Bills$4,700,000$1,500,000$500,000$500,000$200,000$0$7,400,0004.1%$5,900,000
2022Bills$4,900,000$1,500,000$500,000$500,000$200,000$0$7,600,0003.3%$6,100,000
Total$27,746,000$10,001,500$4,000,000$2,000,000$800,000$12,256,000$44,516,250$44,516,250

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201210----11.3%1.7%000.00151288.5000
2013140224.3%5.5%000.00393689.4210
2014160040.7%0.7%000.003742011.4422
2015160054.9%11.7%000.005253610.3522
2016160056.8%8.2%177.007583311.1500
2017151053.9%2.8%000.00363148.7400
2018160066.2%11.8%000.006567210.3300
2019150168.5%0.7%000.006777811.6600
202010063.2%3.8%000.0045814.5000

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$8,866,000$7,250,000
Injury Adjusted$8,866,000$7,250,000
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OTC Valuation $3.6M $7.3M $10.9M $14.5M $18.2M APY $4.5M $9.1M $13.6M $18.2M $22.7M $9,661,000 $5,000,000

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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