Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $10,937,500
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 5.80%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $8,250,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 4.81%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.75
  • Total Contract Value: $33,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $11,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 3/80 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $20,000,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 180
  • College: SMU
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • Entry: 2010 Draft, Round 3, #82 overall (Steelers)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Emmanuel Sanders signed a 3 year, $33 million contract extension with the Broncos. $20 million is fully guaranteed upon signing with another $6.9 million guaranteed for injury. That injury gurantee becomes fully guaranteed if on the roster in March of 2018.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2016 29 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $3,687,500 $0 $0 $0 $6,187,500 4.0%
2017 30 $6,750,000 $6,750,000 $2,687,500 $0 $100,000 $0 $9,537,500 5.7%
2018 31 $8,150,000 $6,900,000 $2,687,500 $0 $100,000 $0 $10,937,500 6.2%
2019 32 $10,150,000 $2,687,500 $0 $100,000 $0 $12,937,500 6.8%
Total $27,550,000 $11,750,000 $0 $300,000 $0 $39,600,000
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Career Earnings: $43,596,069
Career APY: $4,844,008
Potential Earnings: $53,846,069
Total Guarantees: $26,586,069
Largest Cash Payment: $13,250,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $12,937,500 (2019)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Steelers Drafted Expired 2010 3 $1,801,069 $600,356 $586,069 $1,896,069 105.3% $632,023
Steelers RFA Expired 2013 1 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $0 $2,500,000 100.0% $2,500,000
Broncos UFA Renegotiated 2014 3 $15,000,000 $5,000,000 $6,000,000 $10,850,000 72.3% $5,425,000
Broncos Extension Active 2016 3 $33,000,000 $11,000,000 $20,000,000 $28,350,000 85.9% $9,450,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Steelers 4 $4,396,069 $1,099,017 $4,396,069 0.0% $0 0.0%
Broncos 5 $39,200,000 $7,840,000 $36,512,500 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2010 Steelers $320,000 $195,356 $0 $0 $0 $515,356 -- $906,069
2011 Steelers $450,000 $195,356 $0 $0 $0 $645,356 0.5% $450,000
2012 Steelers $540,000 $195,357 $0 $0 $0 $735,357 0.6% $540,000
2013 Steelers $2,500,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500,000 2.0% $2,500,000
2014 Broncos $2,000,000 $3,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $4,000,000 3.0% $6,000,000
2015 Broncos $4,850,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $5,850,000 4.1% $4,850,000
2016 Broncos $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $3,687,500 $0 $0 $0 $6,187,500 4.0% $13,250,000
2017 Broncos $6,750,000 $6,750,000 $2,687,500 $0 $100,000 $0 $9,537,500 5.7% $6,850,000
2018 Broncos $8,150,000 $6,900,000 $2,687,500 $0 $100,000 $0 $10,937,500 6.2% $8,250,000
2019 Broncos $10,150,000 $2,687,500 $0 $100,000 $0 $12,937,500 6.8% $10,250,000
Total $38,210,000 $14,336,069 $1,000,000 $300,000 $0 $53,846,069   $53,846,069

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Receiving Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special RecYardsAvgTD AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2011 11 32.0% 0.0%2228813.12000.0000
2012 16 67.7% 9.1%4462614.21144.0032
2013 16 75.8% 4.4%6774011.0612525.0010
2014 16 88.8% 2.2%101140413.998445.5010
2015 15 77.4% 11.3%76113514.963299.7022
2016 16 80.4% 0.0%79103213.15144.0010
2017 12 56.4% 0.4%4755511.82000.0000
2018 12 61.3% 0.0%7186812.2445313.3110

Financial Reports

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