Mohamed Sanu

Wide Receiver

  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $6,500,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cap: 3.18%
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $6,500,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cash Spending: 4.12%
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $32,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $6,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 41/306 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $14,000,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 210
  • College: Rutgers
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 3, #83 overall (Bengals)
  • Year Signed: 2016 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $4,781,000

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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201930$6,000,000$3,676,4722.0%
202031$6,500,000$6,500,0003.3%
Total$12,500,000$10,176,472
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Career Earnings: $29,950,253
Career APY: $3,743,782
Potential Earnings: $33,876,724
Total Guarantees: $28,563,252
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,525,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsDraftedExpired20124$2,713,252$678,313$563,252$3,575,252131.8%$893,813
FalconsUFATraded20165$32,500,000$6,500,000$14,000,000$22,698,52969.8%$7,566,176
PatriotsUFAActive20165$32,500,000$6,500,000$14,000,000$3,676,47211.3%$3,676,472
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals4$3,575,252$893,813$3,575,2520.0%$00.0%
Falcons3$22,698,529$7,566,176$17,325,0000.0%$5,373,5290.0%
Patriots1$3,676,472$3,676,472$3,676,4720.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Bengals$390,000$140,813$0$530,8130.4%$953,252
2013Bengals$490,000$140,813$0$630,8130.5%$490,000
2014Bengals$590,000$140,813$0$730,8130.5%$590,000
2015Bengals$1,542,000$140,813$0$1,682,8131.2%$1,542,000
2016Falcons$1,000,000$1,400,000$1,000,000$2,400,0001.5%$8,000,000
2017Falcons$6,000,000$1,400,000$6,000,000$7,400,0004.4%$6,000,000
2018Falcons$6,125,000$1,400,000$0$7,525,0004.2%$6,125,000
2019Patriots$6,000,000$0$0$3,676,4722.0%$3,676,472
2020Patriots$6,500,000$0$0$6,500,0003.3%$6,500,000
Total$28,637,000$4,763,252$7,000,000$31,076,724$33,876,724
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Falcons2019$3,973,529$2,573,529
Falcons2020$1,400,000$0
Total$5,373,529$2,573,529

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20129----19.3%7.1%161549.645153.0000
2013160066.3%0.2%474559.724164.0011
2014160092.9%0.4%5679014.157517.3000
2015160060.9%1.6%3339411.9010717.1220
2016151071.7%3.2%5965311.14155.0011
2017141073.6%0.8%6063210.553103.3000
2018160078.2%0.7%6683812.747446.3021
2019151065.6%7.7%595208.823113.7000

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$4,691,000$6,500,000
Injury Adjusted$5,079,825$6,093,750
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OTC Valuation $3.2M $6.4M $9.7M $12.9M $16.1M APY $3.7M $7.3M $11.0M $14.7M $18.3M $6,576,000 $6,500,000

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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