Devonta Freeman

Running Back

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $5,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 2.84%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $2,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 0.95%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.40
  • Total Contract Value: $41,250,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $8,250,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/55 at RB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $18,297,000
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 206
  • College: Florida State
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 25 $1,297,000 $1,297,000 $3,121,106 $0 $0 $0 $4,418,106 2.6%
2018 26 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $5,000,000 2.8%
2019 27 $3,750,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $6,750,000 3.6%
2020 28 $6,500,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $9,500,000 4.8%
2021 29 $6,300,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $9,300,000 --
2022 30 $8,200,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,200,000 --
Total $28,047,000 $15,121,106 $0 $0 $0 $43,168,106
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Career Earnings: $18,311,424
Career APY: $4,577,856
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

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Falcons Drafted Renegotiated 2014 4 $2,704,424 $676,106 $484,424 $2,014,424 74.5% $671,475
Falcons Extension Active 2017 5 $41,250,000 $8,250,000 $18,297,000 $16,297,000 39.5% $16,297,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Falcons 4 $18,311,424 $4,577,856 $6,311,424 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2014 Falcons $420,000 $121,106 $0 $0 $0 $541,106 0.4% $904,424
2015 Falcons $510,000 $121,106 $0 $0 $0 $631,106 0.4% $510,000
2016 Falcons $600,000 $121,106 $0 $0 $0 $721,106 0.5% $600,000
2017 Falcons $1,297,000 $1,297,000 $3,121,106 $0 $0 $0 $4,418,106 2.6% $16,297,000
2018 Falcons $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $5,000,000 2.8% $2,000,000
2019 Falcons $3,750,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $6,750,000 3.6% $3,750,000
2020 Falcons $6,500,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $9,500,000 4.8% $6,500,000
2021 Falcons $6,300,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $9,300,000 -- $6,300,000
2022 Falcons $8,200,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,200,000 -- $8,200,000
Total $29,577,000 $15,484,424 $0 $0 $0 $45,061,424   $45,061,424

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Rushing Receiving Fumbles
Offense Special AttYardsAvgTD RecYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2014 16 21.6% 18.6%652483.81302257.5111
2015 15 67.3% 0.0%26410614.011735787.9332
2016 16 58.3% 0.0%22710794.811544628.6211
2017 13 52.4% 0.0%1858424.67272328.6041
2018 2 7.2% 0.0%14684.905234.6000

Financial Reports

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