E.J. Gaines

Cornerback

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $0 (0.00% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $25,000 (0.01% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0
  • Contract Value: $935,000 ($935,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $25,000
  • Contract Ranking: 122/273 at CB

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202028$910,000$0$00.0%
202129$990,000$25,000$875,0000.5%
Total$1,900,000$25,000$875,000

Contract Notes

EJ Gaines signed a one year contract with the Buffalo Bills worth $935,000. Gaines signing bonus is worth $25,000.
Career Earnings: $7,163,922
Career APY: $1,432,784
Potential Earnings: $7,653,922
Total Guarantees: $1,890,344
Largest Cash Payment: $3,531,250 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $3,865,625 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RamsDraftedTraded20144$2,327,672$581,918$107,672$1,460,67262.8%$486,891
BillsDraftedExpired20144$2,327,672$581,918$107,672$1,797,00077.2%$1,797,000
BrownsUFAExpired20181$4,000,000$4,000,000$1,400,000$3,531,25088.3%$3,531,250
BillsUFATerminated20191$2,100,000$2,100,000$250,000$00.0%$0
BillsSFAActive20201$935,000$935,000$25,000$25,0002.7%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Rams3$1,460,672$486,891$1,433,7540.0%$26,9180.0%
Bills1$2,172,000$2,172,000$1,797,0000.0%$350,0000.0%
Browns1$3,531,250$3,531,250$3,865,6250.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Rams$420,000$26,918$0$0$0$446,9180.3%$527,672
2015Rams$510,000$26,918$0$0$0$359,9180.2%$333,000
2016Rams$600,000$26,918$0$0$0$626,9180.4%$600,000
2017Bills$1,797,000$0$0$0$0$1,797,0001.1%$1,797,000
2018Browns$1,750,000$1,400,000$750,000$100,000$100,000$3,865,6251.6%$3,531,250
2020Bills$910,000$0$0$0$0$00.0%$25,000
2021Bills$990,000$25,000$0$0$0$875,0000.5%$840,000
Total$6,977,000$1,505,754$750,000$100,000$100,000$7,971,379$7,653,922
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Rams2017$26,918$0
Bills2019$350,000$350,000
Total$376,918$350,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2014151089.3%22.5%637003214200200
2016112356.3%6.7%47900017001100
2017115059.0%9.6%411000007112000
2018610015.3%6.5%11200103100000

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$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $2.5M $5.1M $7.6M $10.1M $12.7M APY $3.3M $6.7M $10.0M $13.3M $16.7M $6,034,000 $3,500,000

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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