Graham Gano

Kicker

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $3,687,500
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.91%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $2,200,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.62%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.60
  • Total Contract Value: $17,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,250,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/7 at K
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,000,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 200
  • College: Florida State
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2009 Undrafted Free Agent (Ravens)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

K Graham Gano signed a four year, $17 million contract with the Carolina Panthers on March 8, 2018. Gano received $9 million in guarantees including a $6.15 million signing bonus. There are $200,000 roster bonuses in 2019, 2020, and 2021 as well as annual $50,000 workout bonuses. Please link back to OTC if using this information.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 31 $1,850,000 $1,850,000 $1,537,500 $0 $50,000 $0 $3,437,500 1.9%
2019 32 $1,950,000 $1,537,500 $200,000 $50,000 $0 $3,687,500 1.9%
2020 33 $2,750,000 $1,537,500 $200,000 $50,000 $0 $4,537,500 2.3%
2021 34 $3,500,000 $1,537,500 $200,000 $50,000 $0 $5,287,500 --
Total $10,050,000 $6,150,000 $600,000 $200,000 $0 $16,950,000
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Career Earnings: $22,080,000
Career APY: $3,154,286
Potential Earnings: $31,030,000
Total Guarantees: $11,950,000
Largest Cash Payment: $8,050,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $5,287,500 (2021)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Panthers 2012 2 $1,330,000 $665,000 $0 $1,330,000 100.0% $665,000
Panthers UFA Expired 2014 4 $12,400,000 $3,100,000 $3,950,000 $12,700,000 102.4% $3,175,000
Panthers UFA Active 2018 4 $17,000,000 $4,250,000 $8,000,000 $8,050,000 47.4% $8,050,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Panthers 7 $22,080,000 $3,154,286 $17,467,500 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2012 Panthers $615,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $615,000 0.5% $615,000
2013 Panthers $715,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $715,000 0.6% $715,000
2014 Panthers $950,000 $950,000 $750,000 $0 $50,000 $0 $1,750,000 1.3% $4,000,000
2015 Panthers $2,300,000 $750,000 $0 $50,000 $0 $3,100,000 2.2% $2,350,000
2016 Panthers $3,050,000 $750,000 $0 $50,000 $0 $3,850,000 2.5% $3,100,000
2017 Panthers $3,200,000 $750,000 $0 $50,000 $0 $4,000,000 2.4% $3,250,000
2018 Panthers $1,850,000 $1,850,000 $1,537,500 $0 $50,000 $0 $3,437,500 1.9% $8,050,000
2019 Panthers $1,950,000 $1,537,500 $200,000 $50,000 $0 $3,687,500 1.9% $2,200,000
2020 Panthers $2,750,000 $1,537,500 $200,000 $50,000 $0 $4,537,500 2.3% $3,000,000
2021 Panthers $3,500,000 $1,537,500 $200,000 $50,000 $0 $5,287,500 -- $3,750,000
Total $20,880,000 $9,150,000 $600,000 $400,000 $0 $30,980,000   $31,030,000

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Field Goals Field Goal Range PAT
Special MadeAtt.Pct.0-1920-2930-3940-4950+MadeAtt.Pct.
2012 6 15.1% 911 81.8%0/03/33/32/31/22021 95.2%
2013 16 30.8% 2427 88.9%0/09/94/55/76/64242 100.0%
2014 16 33.3% 2935 82.9%0/07/712/139/121/33434 100.0%
2015 16 38.9% 3036 83.3%1/110/104/513/162/45659 94.9%
2016 16 34.3% 3038 78.9%0/04/49/1114/173/63134 91.2%
2017 16 32.5% 2829 96.6%0/08/811/119/90/13336 91.7%
2018 12 24.9% 1416 87.5%0/03/34/54/43/43033 90.9%

Financial Reports

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