Greg Olsen

Tight End

  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $6,906,250
  • % of 2020 Team Cap: 3.46%
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $7,000,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cash Spending: 3.96%
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.01
  • Total Contract Value: $7,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 12/194 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $5,500,000
  • Age: 35
  • Height: 6-5
  • Weight: 250
  • College: Miami
  • Accrued Seasons: 13
  • Entry: 2007 Draft, Round 1, #31 overall (Bears)
  • Year Signed: 2020 (SFA)
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $7,375,000

Contract Notes

Greg Olsen signed a one year contract with the Seattle Seahawks worth $7 million.  The contract includes $5.5 million guaranteed including a $3.75 million signing bonus and full salary guarantee.  Olsen can earn up to $1.5 million in per game roster bonuses ($46,875 per game for 46 man game day roster & $46,875 per week on the 53 man roster).

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202035$1,750,000$3,750,000$1,500,000$1,750,000$6,906,2503.5%
Total$1,750,000$3,750,000$1,500,000$1,750,000$6,906,250
Career Earnings: $65,948,718
Career APY: $5,072,978
Potential Earnings: $69,198,718
Total Guarantees: $37,363,750
Largest Cash Payment: $13,000,000 (2015)
Largest Cap Number: $12,100,000 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsDraftedTraded20075$7,774,450$1,554,890$5,248,750$6,998,71890.0%$1,749,680
PanthersExtensionRenegotiated20114$22,800,000$5,700,000$2,500,000$18,200,00079.8%$4,550,000
PanthersExtensionRenegotiated20153$22,500,000$7,500,000$12,000,000$21,250,00094.4%$7,083,333
PanthersExtensionTerminated20182$17,100,000$8,550,000$12,115,000$15,750,00092.1%$7,875,000
SeahawksSFAActive20201$7,000,000$7,000,000$5,500,000$3,750,00053.6%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears4$6,998,718$1,749,680$5,483,7500.0%$936,2500.0%
Panthers9$55,200,000$6,133,333$52,812,5000.0%$3,700,0000.0%
Seahawks0$3,750,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2007Bears$285,000$50,000$720,000$0$0$0$715,000$1,055,0001.0%$1,833,718
2008Bears$370,000$936,250$0$0$0$0$0$1,306,2501.1%$3,915,000
2009Bears$460,000$936,250$100,000$0$0$0$0$1,496,2501.2%$560,000
2010Bears$550,000$936,250$140,000$0$0$0$0$1,626,250--$690,000
2011Panthers$700,000$500,000$0$0$0$0$0$1,200,0001.0%$3,200,000
2012Panthers$700,000$1,700,000$0$0$0$0$0$2,400,0002.0%$5,500,000
2013Panthers$750,000$2,300,000$0$0$250,000$0$0$3,300,0002.6%$4,000,000
2014Panthers$5,250,000$2,300,000$0$0$250,000$0$0$7,800,0005.6%$5,500,000
2015Panthers$900,000$5,300,000$0$0$100,000$0$0$6,300,0004.2%$13,000,000
2016Panthers$1,250,000$3,600,000$0$0$250,000$0$0$5,100,0003.3%$1,500,000
2017Panthers$6,500,000$3,600,000$0$0$250,000$1,750,000$0$12,100,0006.7%$6,750,000
2018Panthers$1,015,000$6,700,000$0$0$235,000$0$1,015,000$7,950,0004.3%$12,350,000
2019Panthers$1,900,000$3,700,000$0$1,000,000$500,000$0$0$6,662,5003.5%$3,400,000
2020Seahawks$1,750,000$3,750,000$0$1,500,000$0$0$1,750,000$6,906,2503.5%$7,000,000
Total$22,380,000$36,308,750$960,000$2,500,000$1,835,000$1,750,000$3,480,000$65,202,500$69,198,718
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bears2011$936,250$0
Panthers2020$3,700,000$0
Total$4,636,250$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201116----82.7%0.0%000.004554012.0511
201216----97.8%1.1%000.006984312.2500
2013160097.2%0.9%000.007381611.2600
2014160096.6%0.2%000.0084100812.0610
2015160095.9%0.6%000.0077110414.3711
2016160093.1%0.8%000.0080107313.4300
201779034.0%0.5%000.001618111.3100
201897040.6%0.2%000.002729110.8400
2019142071.2%0.4%000.005259711.5200

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$7,370,000$7,000,000
Injury Adjusted$8,297,842$6,125,000
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OTC Valuation $1.8M $3.6M $5.5M $7.3M $9.1M APY $1.8M $3.5M $5.3M $7.1M $8.8M $5,966,000 $5,650,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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