Paul Richardson

Wide Receiver

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $7,218,750
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.70%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $5,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 3.72%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.76
  • Total Contract Value: $40,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $8,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 3/73 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $12,500,000
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 175
  • College: Colorado
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 2, #45 overall (Seahawks)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Paul Richardson signed a 5 year, $40 million contract with the Redskins on March 15, 2018. Richardson received $20 million in guarantees, $12.5 million of which are guaranteed at signing. The other guarantees will vest on the 5th day of the 2019 and 2020 league years. He has yearly per game bonuses of $500,000.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 26 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $4,000,000 2.3%
2019 27 $5,000,000 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $7,218,750 3.8%
2020 28 $6,000,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $8,500,000 4.3%
2021 29 $7,500,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $10,000,000 --
2022 30 $7,500,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $10,000,000 --
Total $27,500,000 $10,000,000 $2,500,000 $0 $0 $39,718,750
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Career Earnings: $16,431,586
Career APY: $3,286,317
Potential Earnings: $44,431,586
Total Guarantees: $14,881,736
Largest Cash Payment: $11,718,750 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $10,000,000 (2021)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Seahawks Drafted Expired 2014 4 $4,712,836 $1,178,209 $2,381,736 $4,712,836 100.0% $1,178,209
Redskins UFA Active 2018 5 $40,000,000 $8,000,000 $12,500,000 $11,718,750 29.3% $11,718,750
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks 4 $4,712,836 $1,178,209 $4,712,836 0.0% $0 0.0%
Redskins 1 $11,718,750 $11,718,750 $4,000,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2014 Seahawks $420,000 $436,879 $0 $0 $0 $856,879 0.6% $2,167,516
2015 Seahawks $634,220 $634,220 $436,879 $0 $0 $0 $1,071,099 0.7% $634,220
2016 Seahawks $848,440 $436,879 $0 $0 $0 $1,285,319 0.8% $848,440
2017 Seahawks $1,062,660 $436,879 $0 $0 $0 $1,499,539 0.9% $1,062,660
2018 Redskins $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $4,000,000 2.3% $11,718,750
2019 Redskins $5,000,000 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $7,218,750 3.8% $5,500,000
2020 Redskins $6,000,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $8,500,000 4.3% $6,500,000
2021 Redskins $7,500,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $10,000,000 -- $8,000,000
2022 Redskins $7,500,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $10,000,000 -- $8,000,000
Total $30,465,320 $11,747,516 $2,500,000 $0 $0 $44,431,586   $44,431,586

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Receiving Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special RecYardsAvgTD AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2014 15 47.1% 6.7%292719.31000.0010
2015 1 0.6% 0.0%14040.00000.0000
2016 15 31.9% 4.8%2128813.71155.0000
2017 16 76.4% 1.2%4470316.06000.0000
2018 7 36.1% 0.2%2026213.12294.5000

Financial Reports

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