EJ Gaines

Cornerback

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $1,787,500
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 0.90%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $2,100,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.14%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.17
  • Total Contract Value: $2,100,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $2,100,000
  • Position Ranking: 75/307 at CB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $250,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 190
  • College: Missouri
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 6, #188 overall (Rams)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

EJ Gaines signed a one year contract with the Buffalo Bills on March 25, 2019.  The contract is worth $2.1 million with $250,000 guaranteed via signing bonus.  Gaines can earn up to $500,000 ($31,250 per game active) in roster bonuses; and a $100,000 workout bonus.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201927$1,250,000$250,000$500,000$100,000$1,787,5000.9%
Total$1,250,000$250,000$500,000$100,000$1,787,500
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Career Earnings: $7,038,922
Career APY: $1,407,784
Potential Earnings: $8,888,922
Total Guarantees: $1,865,344
Largest Cash Payment: $3,531,250 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $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
BillsUFAActive20191$2,100,000$2,100,000$250,000$250,00011.9%$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$2,047,000$2,047,000$1,797,0000.0%$00.0%
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$359,9180.3%$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$3,865,6252.2%$3,531,250
2019Bills$1,250,000$250,000$500,000$100,000$0$1,787,5000.9%$2,100,000
Total$6,327,000$1,730,754$1,250,000$200,000$100,000$8,883,879$8,888,922
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Rams2017$26,918$0
Total$26,918$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141589.3%22.5%637003214200200
20161156.3%6.7%47900017001100
20171159.0%9.6%411000007112000
2018615.3%6.5%11200103100000

Financial Reports

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