Devonta Freeman

Running Back

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $6,750,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.57%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $3,750,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.83%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.56
  • Total Contract Value: $41,250,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $8,250,000
  • Position Ranking: 4/198 at RB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $18,297,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 206
  • College: Florida State
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 4, #103 overall (Falcons)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Devonta Freeman signed a five year, $41.25 million contract extension with the Atlanta Falcons on August 9, 2017. All details of this contract come from a report by Mike Florio of PFT.  According to Florio, Freeman received $22 million in guarantees including a $15 million signing bonus. Freeman's 2017 cap charge increased by $2.5 million as a result of the extension.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201725$1,297,000$3,121,106$1,297,000$4,418,1062.6%
201826$2,000,000$3,000,000$2,000,000$5,000,0002.8%
2019 📝
March 15: $3.75 million salary becomes guaranteed
27$3,750,000$3,000,000$3,750,000$6,750,0003.6%
202028$6,500,000$3,000,000$0$9,500,0004.8%
202129$6,300,000$3,000,000$0$9,300,000--
202230$8,200,000$0$0$8,200,000--
Total$28,047,000$15,121,106$7,047,000$43,168,106
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Career Earnings: $20,311,424
Career APY: $4,062,285
Potential Earnings: $45,061,424
Total Guarantees: $18,781,424
Largest Cash Payment: $16,297,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $9,500,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
FalconsDraftedRenegotiated20144$2,704,424$676,106$484,424$2,014,42474.5%$671,475
FalconsExtensionActive20175$41,250,000$8,250,000$18,297,000$18,297,00044.4%$9,148,500
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Falcons5$20,311,424$4,062,285$11,311,4240.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Falcons$420,000$121,106$0$541,1060.4%$904,424
2015Falcons$510,000$121,106$0$631,1060.4%$510,000
2016Falcons$600,000$121,106$0$721,1060.5%$600,000
2017Falcons$1,297,000$3,121,106$1,297,000$4,418,1062.6%$16,297,000
2018Falcons$2,000,000$3,000,000$2,000,000$5,000,0002.8%$2,000,000
2019Falcons$3,750,000$3,000,000$3,750,000$6,750,0003.6%$3,750,000
2020Falcons$6,500,000$3,000,000$0$9,500,0004.8%$6,500,000
2021Falcons$6,300,000$3,000,000$0$9,300,000--$6,300,000
2022Falcons$8,200,000$0$0$8,200,000--$8,200,000
Total$29,577,000$15,484,424$7,047,000$45,061,424$45,061,424

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
OffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20141621.6%18.6%652483.81302257.5111
20151567.3%0.0%26410614.011735787.9332
20161658.3%0.0%22710794.811544628.6211
20171352.4%0.0%1858424.67272328.6041
201826.3%0.0%14684.905234.6000

Financial Reports

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