Lee Smith

Tight End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $3,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.76%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $3,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.96%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $9,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $3,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 30/166 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,900,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6' 6"
  • Weight: 265
  • College: Marshall
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 5, #159 overall (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (SFA)
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $2,647,000

Contract Notes

Lee Smith signed a three year, $9 million contract with the Bills on May 17, 2019. Smith received $4.9 million in guarantees. If Smith is on the roster on the 5th day of the 2021 league year he will receive a $250,000 roster bonus.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201932$1,900,000$1,500,000$100,000$3,400,000$3,500,0001.9%
2020 📝
March 22: 5th day of league year $500,000 roster bonus due
33$2,650,000$500,000$100,000$1,500,000$3,250,0001.6%
2021 📝
March 17: 5th day of league year $250,000 roster bonus due
34$1,900,000$250,000$100,000$0$2,250,000--
Total$6,450,000$2,250,000$300,000$4,900,000$9,000,000
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Career Earnings: $14,998,282
Career APY: $1,874,785
Potential Earnings: $23,826,802
Total Guarantees: $13,442,960
Largest Cash Payment: $4,350,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $3,616,666 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BillsDraftedExpired20114$2,298,282$574,571$171,480$2,126,80292.5%$531,701
PatriotsDraftedTerminated20114$2,298,282$574,571$171,480$171,4807.5%$0
RaidersUFARenegotiated20153$9,100,000$3,033,333$3,100,000$6,100,00067.0%$3,050,000
RaidersOtherExpired20171$2,000,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$2,250,000112.5%$2,250,000
RaidersUFATerminated20183$9,000,000$3,000,000$4,100,000$4,350,00048.3%$4,350,000
BillsSFAActive20191$9,000,000$3,000,000$4,900,000$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bills4$2,126,802$531,701$2,126,8020.0%$00.0%
Patriots0$171,480$0$00.0%$300,0900.0%
Raiders4$12,700,000$3,175,000$11,966,6660.0%$733,3340.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Bills$375,000$0$0$0$0$0$375,0000.3%$375,000
2012Bills$479,467$0$0$0$0$0$479,4670.4%$479,467
2013Bills$583,934$0$0$0$0$0$583,9340.5%$583,934
2014Bills$688,401$0$0$0$0$0$688,4010.5%$688,401
2015Raiders$1,500,000$0$1,600,000$0$250,000$3,100,000$3,350,0002.3%$3,350,000
2016Raiders$2,500,000$0$0$0$250,000$0$2,750,0001.8%$2,750,000
2017Raiders$1,000,000$0$1,000,000$0$250,000$1,000,000$2,250,0001.3%$2,250,000
2018Raiders$2,000,000$366,666$1,000,000$250,000$0$3,000,000$3,616,6662.0%$4,350,000
2019Bills$1,900,000$0$1,500,000$0$100,000$3,400,000$3,500,0001.9%$3,500,000
2020Bills$2,650,000$0$500,000$0$100,000$1,500,000$3,250,0001.6%$3,250,000
2021Bills$1,900,000$0$250,000$0$100,000$0$2,250,000--$2,250,000
Total$15,576,802$366,666$5,850,000$250,000$1,050,000$12,000,000$23,093,468$23,826,802
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Patriots2011$171,480$171,480
Patriots2012$128,610$0
Raiders2019$733,334$0
Total$1,033,424$171,480

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2011412.1%0.0%4112.80000.0000
20121628.3%40.5%4133.32000.0000
20131636.9%33.1%57815.60000.0000
20141431.5%23.7%7426.01000.0000
20151549.0%26.5%12705.81000.0000
2016411.3%6.6%6294.80000.0000
20171633.7%33.2%8769.50000.0000
20181627.2%45.8%10737.33000.0000
20191036.3%15.7%4317.81000.0000

Financial Reports

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