Graham Gano

Kicker

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $3,437,500
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 1.87%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $8,050,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 4.46%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.34
  • Total Contract Value: $17,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,250,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/18 at K
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,000,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 200
  • College: Florida State
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 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

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201831$1,850,000 $1,850,000$1,537,500$0$50,000$0$3,437,5001.9%
201932$1,950,000$1,537,500$200,000$50,000$0$3,737,5002.0%
202033$2,750,000$1,537,500$200,000$50,000$0$4,537,5002.3%
202134$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$17,000,000
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Career Earnings: $20,180,000
Career APY: $3,363,333
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

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
Panthers20122$1,330,000$665,000$1,330,000100.0%$665,000
PanthersUFAExpired20144$12,400,000$3,100,000$12,700,000102.4%$3,175,000
PanthersUFAActive20184$17,000,000$4,250,000$6,150,00036.2%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers6$20,180,000$3,363,333$14,030,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2012Panthers$615,000$0$0$0$0$615,0000.5%$615,000
2013Panthers$715,000$0$0$0$0$715,0000.6%$715,000
2014Panthers$950,000 $950,000$750,000$0$50,000$0$1,750,0001.3%$4,000,000
2015Panthers$2,300,000$750,000$0$50,000$0$3,100,0002.2%$2,350,000
2016Panthers$3,050,000$750,000$0$50,000$0$3,850,0002.5%$3,100,000
2017Panthers$3,200,000$750,000$0$50,000$0$4,000,0002.4%$3,250,000
2018Panthers$1,850,000 $1,850,000$1,537,500$0$50,000$0$3,437,5001.9%$8,050,000
2019Panthers$1,950,000$1,537,500$200,000$50,000$0$3,737,5002.0%$2,200,000
2020Panthers$2,750,000$1,537,500$200,000$50,000$0$4,537,5002.3%$3,000,000
2021Panthers$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$31,030,000 $31,030,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsField GoalsField Goal RangePAT
SpecialMadeAtt.Pct.0-1920-2930-3940-4950+MadeAtt.Pct.
2012615.1%91181.8%0/03/33/32/31/2202195.2%
20131630.8%242788.9%0/09/94/55/76/64242100.0%
20141633.3%293582.9%0/07/712/139/121/33434100.0%
20151638.9%303683.3%1/110/104/513/162/4565994.9%
20161634.3%303878.9%0/04/49/1114/173/6313491.2%
20171632.5%282996.6%0/08/811/119/90/1333691.7%
2018630.5%88100.0%0/01/12/23/32/2121485.7%

Financial Reports

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