Kenny Golladay

Wide Receiver

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $4,473,529 (2.42% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $18,250,000 (8.77% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 4.08
  • Contract Value: $72,000,000 ($18,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $28,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 8/292 at WR

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202128$1,000,000$3,400,000$0$250,000$0$1,000,000$4,473,5292.4%
2022 📝
March 19: $3 million base guarantee; roster bonus due; 2023 roster bonus is guaranteed
29$13,000,000$3,400,000$4,500,000$0$250,000$10,000,000$21,150,00010.4%
2023 📝
March 19: Roster bonus due (guaranteed)
30$13,250,000$3,400,000$4,500,000$0$250,000$0$21,400,0009.5%
2024 📝
March 19: Roster bonus due
31$14,250,000$3,400,000$3,500,000$0$250,000$0$21,400,0008.4%
2025 📝
February 10: Contract voids
32Void$3,400,000VoidVoidVoidVoid$3,400,000--
Total$41,500,000$17,000,000$12,500,000$250,000$750,000$11,000,000$71,823,529

Contract Notes

Kenny Golladay signed a 4 year contract worth $72 million with the Giants. Golladay's contract has $40 million in guarantees of which $28 million is fully guaranteed at signing. Golladay received a $17 million signing bonus and his 2021 base salary and $10 million of his 2022 salary are guaranteed. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the league year in 2022 another $3 million in salary becomes guaranteed and a guaranteed roster bonus is due. On the 3rd day of the 2023 league year there is another guaranteed roster bonus. There is also a roster bonus due on the 3rd day of the 2024 league year. The final year of the contract is a void year and will void five days after the Super Bowl.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$18M
$36M
$54M
$72M
2021202220232024
Cash Due$18,250,000$17,750,000$18,000,000$18,000,000
Running Cash$18,250,000$36,000,000$54,000,000$72,000,000
Career Earnings: $21,578,824
Career APY: $5,394,706
Potential Earnings: $76,578,824
Total Guarantees: $28,718,824
Largest Cash Payment: $18,250,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $21,400,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
LionsDraftedExpired20174$3,196,324$799,081$718,824$4,578,824143.3%$1,144,706
GiantsUFAActive20214$72,000,000$18,000,000$28,000,000$17,000,00023.6%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Lions4$4,578,824$1,144,706$4,578,8240.0%$00.0%
Giants0$17,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Lions$465,000$179,706$0$0$0$0$644,7060.4%$1,183,824
2018Lions$586,000$179,706$0$0$0$0$765,7060.4%$586,000
2019Lions$676,000$179,706$0$0$0$0$855,7060.4%$676,000
2020Lions$2,133,000$179,706$0$0$0$0$2,312,7061.1%$2,133,000
2021Giants$1,000,000$3,400,000$0$250,000$0$1,000,000$4,473,5292.4%$18,250,000
2022Giants$13,000,000$3,400,000$4,500,000$0$250,000$10,000,000$21,150,00010.4%$17,750,000
2023Giants$13,250,000$3,400,000$4,500,000$0$250,000$0$21,400,0009.5%$18,000,000
2024Giants$14,250,000$3,400,000$3,500,000$0$250,000$0$21,400,0008.4%$18,000,000
2025Giants$0$3,400,000$0$0$0$0$3,400,000--$0
Total$45,360,000$17,718,824$12,500,000$250,000$750,000$11,000,000$76,402,353$76,578,824

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2017115045.7%0.2%199.002639715.3200
2018151084.0%0.5%188.0070106315.2510
2019160086.9%0.6%000.0065119018.31111
2020511021.5%0.2%000.002033816.9200

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$1,447,000$18,000,000
Injury Adjusted$9,426,538$5,625,000
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OTC Valuation $3.3M $6.6M $9.9M $13.2M $16.5M APY $4.5M $9.1M $13.6M $18.2M $22.7M $7,678,000 $4,925,000

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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