Mohamed Sanu

Wide Receiver

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $7,650,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 4.05%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $6,250,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 3.41%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.82
  • Total Contract Value: $32,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $6,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 37/331 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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201627$1,000,000$1,400,000$1,000,000$2,400,0001.5%
201728$6,000,000$1,400,000$6,000,000$7,400,0004.4%
201829$6,125,000$1,400,000$0$7,525,0004.2%
201930$6,000,000$1,400,000$0$7,650,0004.1%
202031$6,500,000$1,400,000$0$7,900,0004.0%
Total$25,625,000$7,000,000$7,000,000$32,875,000
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Career Earnings: $23,700,252
Career APY: $3,385,750
Potential Earnings: $36,450,252
Total Guarantees: $14,563,252
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,900,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsDraftedExpired20124$2,713,252$678,313$563,252$3,575,252131.8%$893,813
FalconsUFAActive20165$32,500,000$6,500,000$14,000,000$20,125,00061.9%$6,708,333
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$20,125,000$6,708,333$17,325,0000.0%$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
2019Falcons$6,000,000$1,400,000$0$7,650,0004.1%$6,250,000
2020Falcons$6,500,000$1,400,000$0$7,900,0004.0%$6,500,000
Total$28,637,000$7,563,252$7,000,000$36,450,252$36,450,252

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2012919.3%7.1%161549.645153.0000
20131666.3%0.2%474559.724164.0011
20141692.9%0.4%5679014.157517.3000
20151660.9%1.6%3339411.9010717.1220
20161571.7%3.2%5965311.14155.0011
20171473.6%0.8%6063210.553103.3000
20181678.2%0.7%6683812.747446.3021

Financial Reports

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