Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $12,937,500
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 6.65%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $10,250,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 6.06%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.79
  • Total Contract Value: $33,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $11,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 20/277 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $20,000,000
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 180
  • College: SMU
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • Entry: 2010 Draft, Round 3, #82 overall (Steelers)
  • Year Signed: 2016 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $20,271,000

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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201629$2,500,000$3,687,500$0$2,500,000$6,187,5004.0%
201730$6,750,000$2,687,500$100,000$6,750,000$9,537,5005.7%
201831$8,150,000$2,687,500$100,000$6,900,000$10,937,5006.2%
2019 📝
March 12: deadline to exercise 2019 option; $1.5 million in base salary becomes fully guaranteed if exercised
32$10,150,000$2,687,500$100,000$1,500,000$12,937,5006.9%
Total$27,550,000$11,750,000$300,000$17,650,000$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

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedExpired20103$1,801,069$600,356$586,069$1,896,069105.3%$632,023
SteelersRFAExpired20131$2,500,000$2,500,000$0$2,500,000100.0%$2,500,000
BroncosUFARenegotiated20143$15,000,000$5,000,000$6,000,000$10,850,00072.3%$5,425,000
BroncosExtensionActive20163$33,000,000$11,000,000$20,000,000$28,350,00085.9%$9,450,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers4$4,396,069$1,099,017$4,396,0690.0%$00.0%
Broncos5$39,200,000$7,840,000$36,512,5000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2010Steelers$320,000$195,356$0$0$0$515,356--$906,069
2011Steelers$450,000$195,356$0$0$0$645,3560.5%$450,000
2012Steelers$540,000$195,357$0$0$0$735,3570.6%$540,000
2013Steelers$2,500,000$0$0$0$0$2,500,0002.0%$2,500,000
2014Broncos$2,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000$0$3,000,000$4,000,0003.0%$6,000,000
2015Broncos$4,850,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$5,850,0004.1%$4,850,000
2016Broncos$2,500,000$3,687,500$0$0$2,500,000$6,187,5004.0%$13,250,000
2017Broncos$6,750,000$2,687,500$0$100,000$6,750,000$9,537,5005.7%$6,850,000
2018Broncos$8,150,000$2,687,500$0$100,000$6,900,000$10,937,5006.2%$8,250,000
2019Broncos$10,150,000$2,687,500$0$100,000$1,500,000$12,937,5006.9%$10,250,000
Total$38,210,000$14,336,069$1,000,000$300,000$20,650,000$53,846,069$53,846,069

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20111132.0%0.0%2228813.12000.0000
20121667.7%9.1%4462614.21144.0032
20131675.8%4.4%6774011.0612525.0010
20141688.8%2.2%101140413.998445.5010
20151577.4%11.3%76113514.963299.7022
20161680.4%0.0%79103213.15144.0010
20171256.4%0.4%4755511.82000.0000
20181261.3%0.0%7186812.2445313.3110
2019675.3%0.0%2530712.32000.0000

Financial Reports

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