Paul Richardson

Wide Receiver

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $4,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 2.24%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $12,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 6.32%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.00
  • Total Contract Value: $40,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $8,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 8/205 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $12,500,000
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 175
  • College: Colorado
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 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

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201826$1,500,000 $1,500,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$4,000,0002.3%
201927$5,000,000 $1,000,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$7,500,0003.9%
202028$6,000,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$8,500,0004.3%
202129$7,500,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$10,000,000--
202230$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$40,000,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $14,712,836
Years: 4
Career APY: $3,678,209
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksDraftedExpired20144$4,712,836$1,178,209$4,712,836100.0%$1,178,209
RedskinsUFAActive20185$40,000,000$8,000,000$10,000,00025.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks4$4,712,836$1,178,209$4,712,8360.0%$00.0%
Redskins0$10,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2014Seahawks$420,000$436,879$0$0$0$856,8790.6%
2015Seahawks$634,220 $634,220$436,879$0$0$0$1,071,0990.7%
2016Seahawks$848,440$436,879$0$0$0$1,285,3190.8%
2017Seahawks$1,062,660$436,879$0$0$0$1,499,5390.9%
2018Redskins$1,500,000 $1,500,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$4,000,0002.3%
2019Redskins$5,000,000 $1,000,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$7,500,0003.9%
2020Redskins$6,000,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$8,500,0004.3%
2021Redskins$7,500,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$10,000,000--
2022Redskins$7,500,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$10,000,000--
Total$30,465,320$11,747,516$2,500,000$0$0$44,712,836 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20141547.1%6.7%292719.31000.0010
201510.6%0.0%14040.00000.0000
20161531.9%4.8%2128813.71155.0000
20171676.4%1.2%4470316.06000.0000

Financial Reports

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