Curtis Samuel

Wide Receiver

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2027 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $3,405,000 (1.33% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $8,600,000 (3.53% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.53
  • Contract Value: $24,000,000 ($8,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $14,020,000
  • Contract Ranking: 33/301 at WR

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
RegularPer Game
202428$1,210,000$1,725,000$0$340,000$150,000$1,210,000$3,405,0001.3%
2025 📝
February 10: $1 million is guaranteed
29$6,910,000$1,725,000$0$340,000$150,000$5,910,000$9,125,0003.5%
2026 📝
March 18: roster bonus due
30$6,510,000$1,725,000$1,000,000$340,000$150,000$0$9,725,0003.4%
202731Void$1,725,000VoidVoidVoidVoid$1,725,0000.5%
Total$15,975,000$6,900,000$1,000,000$1,020,000$450,000$7,120,000$23,980,000

Contract Notes

Curtis Samuel signed a 3 year contract with the Buffalo Bills worth $24 million with $15.02 million in total guarantees, and additional $6 million available through incentives.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$8M
202420252026
Cash Due$8,600,000$7,400,000$8,000,000
Running Cash$8,600,000$16,000,000$24,000,000
Career Earnings: $47,453,660
Career APY: $6,779,094
Potential Earnings: $64,553,660
Total Guarantees: $39,576,920
Largest Cash Payment: $13,000,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $13,000,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedExpired20174$6,453,660$1,613,415$4,056,920$6,453,660100.0%$1,613,415
WashingtonUFAExpired20213$34,500,000$11,500,000$21,500,000$34,100,00098.8%$11,366,667
BillsUFAActive20241$24,000,000$8,000,000$14,020,000$6,900,00028.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers4$6,453,660$1,613,415$6,453,6600.0%$00.0%
Commanders3$34,100,000$11,366,667$29,675,0000.0%$4,800,0000.0%
Bills0$6,900,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Panthers$465,000$708,393$0$0$0$465,000$1,173,3930.7%$3,298,572
2018Panthers$758,348$708,393$0$0$0$758,348$1,466,7410.8%$758,348
2019Panthers$926,696$708,393$0$0$125,000$0$1,760,0890.9%$1,051,696
2020Panthers$1,220,044$708,393$0$0$125,000$0$2,053,4371.0%$1,345,044
2021Washington$1,000,000$2,400,000$0$400,000$0$1,000,000$3,775,0001.9%$13,000,000
2022Commanders$8,500,000$2,400,000$1,500,000$400,000$100,000$10,000,000$12,900,0006.0%$10,500,000
2023Commanders$10,100,000$2,400,000$0$400,000$100,000$0$13,000,0005.6%$10,600,000
2024Bills$1,210,000$1,725,000$0$340,000$150,000$1,210,000$3,405,0001.3%$8,600,000
2025Bills$6,910,000$1,725,000$0$340,000$150,000$5,910,000$9,125,0003.5%$7,400,000
2026Bills$6,510,000$1,725,000$1,000,000$340,000$150,000$0$9,725,0003.4%$8,000,000
2027Bills$1,345,000$1,725,000$0$0$0$0$1,725,0000.5%$0
Total$38,945,088$16,933,572$2,500,000$2,220,000$900,000$19,343,348$60,108,660$64,553,660
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Commanders2024$4,800,000$0
Total$4,800,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201797020.9%27.5%46416.00151157.7000
2018133044.1%27.3%88410.523949412.7511
2019160085.8%0.6%191306.815462711.6600
2020151063.6%0.5%412004.927785111.1300
20215817.5%0.5%4112.806274.5000
2022180076.3%0.0%381874.916465610.3400
2023160151.0%0.0%7395.61626139.9400

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$4,486,000$8,000,000
Injury Adjusted$4,486,000$8,000,000
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OTC Valuation $4.3M $8.7M $13M $17.4M $21.7M APY $5M $10M $15M $20M $25M $9,208,000 $5,383,618

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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