Mohamed Sanu

Wide Receiver

Age: 32
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 9
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $875,000 (0.45% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $1,140,000 (0.51% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.30
  • Contract Value: $1,140,000 ($1,140,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $25,000
  • Contract Ranking: 105/317 at WR

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202132$1,075,000$25,000$40,000$875,0000.4%
Total$1,075,000$25,000$40,000$875,000

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.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.1M
2021
Cash Due$1,140,000
Running Cash$1,140,000
Career Earnings: $30,846,238
Career APY: $3,427,360
Potential Earnings: $28,887,312
Total Guarantees: $28,657,002
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Number: $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
PatriotsUFATerminated20165$32,500,000$6,500,000$14,000,000$3,676,47211.3%$3,676,472
FalconsUFATraded20165$32,500,000$6,500,000$14,000,000$20,125,00061.9%$6,708,333
49ersSFATerminated20201$1,187,500$1,187,500$68,750$00.0%$0
LionsPracticeRenegotiated20201$204,000$204,000$0$00.0%$0
LionsPracticeElevated20201$204,000$204,000$0$00.0%$0
LionsSFAExpired20201$1,050,000$1,050,000$0$370,58835.3%$370,588
49ersSFAActive20211$1,140,000$1,140,000$25,000$25,0002.2%$0
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%
Patriots1$3,676,472$3,676,472$3,676,4720.0%$00.0%
Falcons3$22,698,529$7,566,176$17,325,0000.0%$5,373,5290.0%
49ers0$439,632$0$00.0%$384,5590.0%
Lions1$456,353$456,353$264,7060.0%$85,7650.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Bengals$390,000$140,813$0$0$530,8130.4%$953,252
2013Bengals$490,000$140,813$0$0$630,8130.5%$490,000
2014Bengals$590,000$140,813$0$0$730,8130.5%$590,000
2015Bengals$1,542,000$140,813$0$0$1,682,8131.1%$1,542,000
2016Falcons$1,000,000$1,400,000$0$1,000,000$2,400,0001.5%$8,000,000
2017Falcons$6,000,000$1,400,000$0$6,000,000$7,400,0004.4%$6,000,000
2018Falcons$6,125,000$1,400,000$0$0$7,525,0004.3%$6,125,000
2019Patriots$6,000,000$0$0$0$3,676,4721.9%$3,676,472
2020Lions$1,050,000$0$0$0$264,7060.1%$370,588
202149ers$1,075,000$25,000$40,000$0$875,0000.4%$1,140,000
Total$24,262,000$4,788,252$40,000$7,000,000$25,716,430$28,887,312
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Falcons2019$3,973,529$2,573,529
Falcons2020$1,400,000$0
49ers2020$269,853$254,044
49ers2020$114,706$160,588
Lions2020$85,765$85,765
Total$5,843,853$3,073,926

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20129----19.3%7.1%5153.00161549.6400
2013160066.3%0.2%4164.00474559.7211
2014160092.9%0.4%7517.305679014.1500
2015160060.9%1.6%10717.123339411.9020
2016151071.7%3.2%155.005965311.1411
2017141073.6%0.8%3103.306063210.5500
2018160078.2%0.7%7446.306683812.7421
2019151065.6%7.7%3113.70595208.8200
2020100026.8%0.4%133.00199.0100
202150045.8%14.0%000.0010979.7000

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$2,110,000$1,140,000
Injury Adjusted$2,110,000$1,140,000
test
OTC Valuation $3.3M $6.5M $9.8M $13.0M $16.3M APY $4.5M $9.1M $13.6M $18.2M $22.7M $9,514,000 $4,937,514

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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