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: 6.35%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.65
  • Total Contract Value: $29,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,250,000
  • Position Ranking: 38/349 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $10,700,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 180
  • College: SMU
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2012 Undrafted Free Agent (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $7,051,000

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: $26,947,500
Career APY: $3,368,438
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$11,400,00039.3%$11,400,000
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$11,400,000$11,400,000$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$3,356,0002.2%$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 PlayedGames MissedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201210----11.3%1.7%151288.50000.0000
2013140224.3%5.5%393689.42000.0010
2014160040.7%0.7%3742011.44000.0022
2015160054.9%11.7%5253610.35000.0022
2016160056.8%8.2%7583311.15177.0000
2017151053.9%2.8%363148.74000.0000
2018160066.2%11.8%6567210.33000.0000
2019150168.5%0.7%6777811.66000.0000

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$7,043,000$7,250,000
Injury Adjusted$7,043,000$7,250,000
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OTC Valuation $3.2M $6.4M $9.7M $12.9M $16.1M APY $3.7M $7.3M $11.0M $14.7M $18.3M $6,576,000 $6,500,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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