J.R. Sweezy

Right Guard

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $5,078,125
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 2.94%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $5,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 3.47%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.98
  • Total Contract Value: $32,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $6,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 15/144 at RG
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $12,000,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 298
  • College: North Carolina State
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 7, #225 overall (Seahawks)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

J.R. Sweezy signed a $32.5 million contract wih the Buccaneers on March 10, 2016 Sweezy received $12 million guaranteed, which includes roster bonuses in 2016 and 2017 and his base salaries in 2016. Sweezy's 2017 salary will become guaranteed if he is on the roster on the 5th day of the 2017 league year.

According to Field Yates via Jenna Laine, Sweezy renegotiated his contract on April 6, 2018. In Sweezy's new contract his 2017 base salary was increased by $1.25 million  in exchange for modified language regarding guarantees and future salary escalators tied to playing in 70% of the team's snaps in each of the final years of the contract..

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201627$4,500,000 $9,500,000$0$5,000,000$0$0$9,500,0006.1%
201728$3,750,000 $3,750,000$625,000$1,250,000$0$0$5,078,1253.0%
201829$5,250,000$625,000$0$0$0$5,875,0003.3%
201930$4,500,000$625,000$0$0$0$5,125,0002.7%
202031$4,500,000$625,000$0$0$0$5,125,0002.6%
Total$22,500,000$2,500,000$6,250,000$0$0$30,703,125
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $12,538,848
Years: 5
Career APY: $2,507,770
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksDrafted20124$3,038,848$759,712$3,038,848100.0%$759,712
BuccaneersUFAActive20165$32,500,000$6,500,000$9,500,00029.2%$9,500,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks4$3,038,848$759,712$3,038,8480.0%$00.0%
Buccaneers1$9,500,000$9,500,000$9,500,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2012Seahawks$390,000$14,212$0$0$0$404,2120.3%
2013Seahawks$480,000$14,212$0$0$0$494,2120.4%
2014Seahawks$570,000$14,212$0$0$0$584,2120.4%
2015Seahawks$1,542,000$14,212$0$0$0$1,556,2121.1%
2016Buccaneers$4,500,000 $9,500,000$0$5,000,000$0$0$9,500,0006.1%
2017Buccaneers$3,750,000 $3,750,000$625,000$1,250,000$0$0$5,078,1253.0%
2018Buccaneers$5,250,000$625,000$0$0$0$5,875,0003.3%
2019Buccaneers$4,500,000$625,000$0$0$0$5,125,0002.7%
2020Buccaneers$4,500,000$625,000$0$0$0$5,125,0002.6%
Total$25,482,000$2,556,848$6,250,000$0$0$33,741,973 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnaps
OffenseSpecial
20141699.6%31.5%
20151593.1%15.1%
201710100.0%15.3%

Financial Reports

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