Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $5,970,588
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 2.58%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $5,970,588
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 2.90%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $33,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $11,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 20/347 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $20,000,000
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 180
  • College: SMU
  • Accrued Seasons: 10
  • Entry: 2010 Draft, Round 3, #82 overall (Steelers)
  • Year Signed: 2016 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $10,101,000

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 SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201932$10,150,000$5,970,5883.2%
Total$10,150,000$5,970,588
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Career Earnings: $53,846,069
Career APY: $5,384,607
Potential Earnings: $49,566,657
Total Guarantees: $46,586,069
Largest Cash Payment: $13,250,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $10,937,500 (2018)

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
BroncosExtensionTraded20163$33,000,000$11,000,000$20,000,000$32,629,41298.9%$10,876,471
49ersExtensionActive20163$33,000,000$11,000,000$20,000,000$5,970,58818.1%$5,970,588
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$43,479,412$8,695,882$36,512,5000.0%$6,966,9120.0%
49ers1$5,970,588$5,970,588$5,970,5880.0%$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
201949ers$10,150,000$0$0$0$0$5,970,5883.2%$5,970,588
Total$38,210,000$11,648,569$1,000,000$200,000$19,150,000$46,879,157$49,566,657
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Broncos2019$6,966,912$4,279,412
Total$6,966,912$4,279,412

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201111----32.0%0.0%2228813.12000.0000
201216----67.7%9.1%4462614.21144.0032
2013160075.8%4.4%6774011.0612525.0010
2014160088.8%2.2%101140413.998445.5010
2015151077.4%11.3%76113514.963299.7022
2016160080.4%0.0%79103213.15144.0010
2017123056.4%0.4%4755511.82000.0000
2018124061.3%0.0%7186812.2445313.3110
2019170081.1%0.0%6686913.25000.0000

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$10,101,000$11,000,000
Injury Adjusted$10,101,000$11,000,000
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OTC Valuation $3.2M $6.4M $9.7M $12.9M $16.1M APY $3.7M $7.3M $11.0M $14.7M $18.3M $6,576,000 $6,500,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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