Graham Gano

Kicker

Age: 33
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 9
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $2,906,250 (1.47% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $5,250,000 (2.83% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.81
  • Contract Value: $14,000,000 ($4,666,667 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $9,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 2/37 at K

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202033$1,750,000$1,000,000$0$250,000$0$2,906,2501.5%
202134$2,000,000$750,000$1,500,000$0$3,500,000$4,250,0002.3%
202235$3,750,000$750,000$0$0$3,000,000$4,500,0002.0%
202336$3,750,000$750,000$0$0$0$4,500,0001.9%
Total$11,250,000$3,250,000$1,500,000$250,000$6,500,000$16,156,250

Contract Notes

K Graham Gano signed a three year, $14 million contract extension with the Giants. Gano received a $3 million signing bonus and $9.5 million in guarantees.
Career Earnings: $29,380,000
Career APY: $3,264,444
Potential Earnings: $40,330,000
Total Guarantees: $22,450,000
Largest Cash Payment: $8,050,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $4,500,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersUFAExpired20144$12,400,000$3,100,000$3,950,000$12,700,000102.4%$3,175,000
PanthersUFATerminated20184$17,000,000$4,250,000$8,000,000$10,050,00059.1%$5,025,000
GiantsSFARenegotiated20201$2,250,000$2,250,000$1,000,000$00.0%$0
GiantsExtensionActive20203$14,000,000$4,666,667$9,500,000$5,250,00037.5%$5,250,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers8$24,130,000$3,016,250$21,155,0000.0%$3,125,0000.0%
Giants1$5,250,000$5,250,000$2,906,2500.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Panthers$615,000$0$0$0$0$0$615,0000.5%$615,000
2013Panthers$715,000$0$0$0$0$0$715,0000.6%$715,000
2014Panthers$950,000$750,000$0$0$50,000$950,000$1,750,0001.3%$4,000,000
2015Panthers$2,300,000$750,000$0$0$50,000$0$3,100,0002.1%$2,350,000
2016Panthers$3,050,000$750,000$0$0$50,000$0$3,850,0002.5%$3,100,000
2017Panthers$3,200,000$750,000$0$0$50,000$0$4,000,0002.2%$3,250,000
2018Panthers$1,850,000$1,537,500$0$0$50,000$1,850,000$3,437,5001.9%$8,050,000
2019Panthers$1,950,000$1,537,500$0$200,000$50,000$1,000,000$3,687,5001.9%$2,000,000
2020Giants$1,750,000$1,000,000$0$250,000$0$0$2,906,2501.5%$5,250,000
2021Giants$2,000,000$750,000$1,500,000$0$0$3,500,000$4,250,0002.3%$3,500,000
2022Giants$3,750,000$750,000$0$0$0$3,000,000$4,500,0002.0%$3,750,000
2023Giants$3,750,000$750,000$0$0$0$0$4,500,0001.9%$3,750,000
Total$25,880,000$9,325,000$1,500,000$450,000$300,000$10,300,000$37,311,250$40,330,000
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Panthers2020$1,587,500$50,000
Panthers2021$1,537,500$0
Total$3,125,000$50,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthySpecial
20126----15.1%
2013160030.8%
2014160033.3%
2015160038.9%
2016160034.3%
2017160032.5%
2018124024.9%
2020160031.9%

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$1,973,000$4,666,667
Injury Adjusted$1,973,000$4,666,667
test
OTC Valuation $653.7k $1.3M $2.0M $2.6M $3.3M APY $833.3k $1.7M $2.5M $3.3M $4.2M $2,783,000 $2,750,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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