Marshawn Lynch

Running Back

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $2,500,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 1.43%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $3,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 1.76%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.20
  • Total Contract Value: $9,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 20/310 at RB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,350,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 5′ 11″
  • Weight: 215
  • College: California
  • Accrued Seasons: 10
  • Entry: 2007 Draft, Round 1, #12 overall (Bills)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: Other
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Marshawn Lynch signed a new two year, $9 million contract with the Raiders following a trade with the Seahawks on April 26, 2017. $2.35 million is guaranteed, including a $1 million roster bonus and Lynch’s 2017 salary. There is $500,000 in per game bonuses in 2017 and $750,000 in 2018. According to Mike Florio of PFT there is a large incentive package that Lynch can earn to increase the amount of the contract. The following breakdown comes from the PFT report: Lynch can earn up t0 $3.9 million in rushing incentives which starts at $400,000 for the first 400 yards and increases by another $400,000 for reaching 500 and 600 yards. At 800 yards the total increases to $600,000, which is also earned at 1,000 yards. For every 100 yards beyond 1,000, Lynch will earn $250,000 until the total bonus caps out at $3.9 million. If Lynch scores 9 touchdowns he will earn $250,000 and another $250,000 for 12 touchdowns. There are additional incentives in both 2017 and 2018 based on team performance.

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2017$1,350,000 $2,350,000$0$1,500,000$150,000$0$2,500,0001.5%
2018$4,000,000$0$1,750,000$250,000$0$6,000,0003.4%
Total$5,350,000$0$3,250,000$400,000$0$8,500,000
Embed This Contract
<iframe src="https://overthecap.com/contract-embed/1557/" width="600" height="252" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe>

Contract History

Career Earnings: $49,703,824
Years: 9
Career APY: $5,522,647
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BillsDraftedTraded20075$13,315,000$2,663,000$11,387,05985.5%$3,795,686
SeahawksDraftedExpired20075$13,315,000$2,663,000$2,816,76521.2%$1,408,383
SeahawksUFARenegotiated20124$30,000,000$7,500,000$23,500,00078.3%$7,833,333
SeahawksExtensionTraded20152$24,000,000$12,000,000$12,000,00050.0%$12,000,000
RaidersOtherActive20172$9,000,000$4,500,000$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bills3$11,387,059$3,795,686$5,567,1550.0%$4,061,0530.0%
Seahawks6$38,316,765$6,386,128$33,316,7650.0%$5,000,0000.0%
Raiders0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2007Bills$285,000 $1,540,000$501,025$735,000$0$0$1,521,0251.4%
2008Bills$375,000$1,576,153$0$0$0$1,951,1531.7%
2009Bills$630,000$1,576,153$0$0$0$2,094,9771.7%
2010Seahawks$885,000$0$0$0$0$676,765
2011Seahawks$2,140,000$0$0$0$0$2,140,0001.8%
2012Seahawks$4,000,000$1,500,000$0$0$0$5,500,0004.6%
2013Seahawks$7,000,000 $7,000,000$1,500,000$0$0$0$8,500,0006.9%
2014Seahawks$6,000,000$1,500,000$500,000$0$0$8,000,0006.0%
2015Seahawks$4,500,000 $4,500,000$4,000,000$0$0$0$8,500,0005.9%
2017Raiders$1,350,000 $2,350,000$0$1,500,000$150,000$0$2,500,0001.5%
2018Raiders$4,000,000$0$1,750,000$250,000$0$6,000,0003.4%
Total$31,165,000$12,153,331$4,485,000$400,000$0$47,383,920 

Traditional Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20141628013064.713373679.9432
201571114173.8313806.2000
20173361393.913289.3000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average