Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $4,500,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 2.35%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $4,500,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 2.95%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $70,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $14,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/80 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $35,000,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 229
  • College: Georgia Tech
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • Entry: 2010 Draft, Round 1, #22 overall (Broncos)
  • Year Signed: 2015
  • Contract Type: Franchise
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Demaryius Thomas signed a five year, $70 million contract with the Denver Broncos on July 15, 2015. The contract contains $35 million in fully guaranteed salary and $43.5 million of total guarantees. According to Mike Klis, Thomas received an $11 million signing bonus and will earn a guaranteed roster bonus worth $6.5 million. His $13 million salary in 2016 is fully guaranteed and an $8.5 million salary is injury guaranteed and will vest to fully guaranteed in 2017. There is a $4 million option due in 2017 that will  buy back the 2018 and 2019 league year. If the option is not exercised the final two years of the contract will void.

Thomas was traded to the Texans on October 30, 2018. The Texans are responsible for $5 million in 2018 salary. Thomas' $14 million salary in 2019 is not guaranteed.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 31 $8,500,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,500,000 2.5%
2019 32 $14,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,000,000 7.4%
Total $22,500,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,500,000
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Career Earnings: $69,319,249
Career APY: $7,702,139
Potential Earnings: $79,819,250
Total Guarantees: $79,351,750
Largest Cash Payment: $22,000,000 (2015)
Largest Cap Hit: $15,200,000 (2016)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Broncos Drafted Expired 2010 5 $12,155,500 $3,038,875 $9,351,750 $13,819,250 113.7% $2,763,850
Broncos Franchise Traded 2015 5 $70,000,000 $14,000,000 $35,000,000 $50,999,999 72.9% $17,000,000
Texans Franchise Active 2015 5 $70,000,000 $14,000,000 $35,000,000 $4,500,000 6.4% $4,500,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Broncos 8 $64,819,249 $8,102,406 $54,252,583 0.0% $11,066,667 0.0%
Texans 1 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2010 Broncos $1,310,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,310,000 -- $1,310,000
2011 Broncos $450,000 $1,106,250 $0 $0 $0 $1,556,250 1.3% $4,875,000
2012 Broncos $642,250 $1,756,250 $1,261,750 $0 $0 $3,660,250 3.0% $3,854,000
2013 Broncos $836,500 $1,756,250 $0 $0 $0 $2,592,750 2.1% $836,500
2014 Broncos $3,275,000 $1,756,250 $0 $0 $0 $4,700,000 3.5% $2,943,750
2015 Broncos $4,500,000 $11,000,000 $2,200,000 $6,500,000 $0 $0 $13,200,000 9.2% $22,000,000
2016 Broncos $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $2,200,000 $0 $0 $0 $15,200,000 9.8% $13,000,000
2017 Broncos $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $3,533,333 $0 $0 $0 $12,033,333 7.2% $12,500,000
2018 Texans $8,500,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,500,000 2.5% $4,500,000
2019 Texans $14,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,000,000 7.4% $14,000,000
Total $55,013,750 $14,308,333 $7,761,750 $0 $0 $72,752,583   $79,819,250
Dead Money History
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Broncos 2018 $7,533,333 $4,000,000
Broncos 2019 $3,533,334 $0
Total$11,066,667$4,000,000

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Receiving Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special RecYardsAvgTD AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2011 10 50.3% 0.0%3255117.24155.0000
2012 18 91.9% 3.4%94143415.310000.0033
2013 16 91.6% 1.1%92143015.514000.0010
2014 16 90.5% 1.0%111161914.611000.0000
2015 16 84.5% 0.4%105130412.46000.0022
2016 16 82.3% 0.4%90108312.05000.0022
2017 15 70.1% 2.9%7789211.64000.0011
2018 15 70.5% 0.0%5967711.55000.0000

Financial Reports

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