Mohamed Sanu

Wide Receiver

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $7,650,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 4.00%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $6,250,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 4.59%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.82
  • Total Contract Value: $32,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $6,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 3/73 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $14,000,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 210
  • College: Rutgers
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 3, #83 overall (Bengals)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Mohamed Sanu signed a five year, $32.5 million contract with the Atlanta Falcons on March 10, 2016. Sanue received $14 million fully guaranteed including a $7 million signing bonus. Another $1.25 million in escalators is available.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2016 27 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $2,400,000 1.5%
2017 28 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $1,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $7,400,000 4.4%
2018 29 $6,125,000 $1,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $7,525,000 4.2%
2019 30 $6,000,000 $1,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $7,650,000 4.0%
2020 31 $6,500,000 $1,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $7,900,000 4.0%
Total $25,625,000 $7,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $32,875,000
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Career Earnings: $23,700,252
Career APY: $3,385,750
Potential Earnings: $36,450,252
Total Guarantees: $14,000,000
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,900,000 (2020)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Bengals Drafted 2012 4 $3,575,252 $893,813 $0 $3,575,252 100.0% $893,813
Falcons UFA Active 2016 5 $32,500,000 $6,500,000 $14,000,000 $20,125,000 61.9% $6,708,333
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Bengals 4 $3,575,252 $893,813 $3,575,252 0.0% $0 0.0%
Falcons 3 $20,125,000 $6,708,333 $17,325,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2012 Bengals $390,000 $140,813 $0 $0 $0 $530,813 0.4% $953,252
2013 Bengals $490,000 $140,813 $0 $0 $0 $630,813 0.5% $490,000
2014 Bengals $590,000 $140,813 $0 $0 $0 $730,813 0.5% $590,000
2015 Bengals $1,542,000 $140,813 $0 $0 $0 $1,682,813 1.2% $1,542,000
2016 Falcons $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $2,400,000 1.5% $8,000,000
2017 Falcons $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $1,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $7,400,000 4.4% $6,000,000
2018 Falcons $6,125,000 $1,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $7,525,000 4.2% $6,125,000
2019 Falcons $6,000,000 $1,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $7,650,000 4.0% $6,250,000
2020 Falcons $6,500,000 $1,400,000 $0 $0 $0 $7,900,000 4.0% $6,500,000
Total $28,637,000 $7,563,252 $0 $0 $0 $36,450,252   $36,450,252

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Receiving Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special RecYardsAvgTD AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2012 9 19.3% 7.1%161549.645153.0000
2013 16 66.3% 0.2%474559.724164.0011
2014 16 92.9% 0.4%5679014.157517.3000
2015 16 60.9% 1.6%3339411.9010717.1220
2016 15 71.7% 3.2%5965311.14155.0011
2017 14 73.6% 0.8%6063210.553103.3000
2018 16 78.2% 0.7%6683812.747446.3021

Financial Reports

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