Rafael Bush

Safety

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $1,700,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 0.90%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $2,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 1.43%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.18
  • Total Contract Value: $3,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $1,750,000
  • Position Ranking: 13/80 at S
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $800,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 195
  • College: South Carolina State
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2010 Undrafted Free Agent (Falcons)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

The Bills signed Rafael Bush to a two year, $3.5 million contract on March 15, 2018. Bush received a $600,000 signing bonus and $800,000 in guarantees. Another $1 million in incentives is available.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201831$1,300,000 $200,000$300,000$0$100,000$0$1,700,0001.0%
201932$1,400,000$300,000$0$100,000$0$1,800,0000.9%
Total$2,700,000$600,000$0$200,000$0$3,500,000
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Career Earnings: $7,310,000
Career APY: $1,462,000
Potential Earnings: $10,210,000
Total Guarantees: $980,000
Largest Cash Payment: $2,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $1,950,000 (2015)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
Saints20131$555,000$555,000$555,000100.0%$555,000
LionsUFAExpired20161$1,500,000$1,500,000$1,500,000100.0%$1,500,000
SaintsUFAExpired20171$855,000$855,000$4,655,000544.4%$1,551,667
BillsUFAActive20182$3,500,000$1,750,000$600,00017.1%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Saints4$5,210,000$1,302,500$5,050,0000.0%$00.0%
Lions1$1,500,000$1,500,000$1,265,6250.0%$00.0%
Bills0$600,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2013Saints$555,000$0$0$0$0$555,0000.5%$555,000
2014Saints$1,850,000 $850,000$0$0$0$0$1,850,0001.4%$1,850,000
2015Saints$1,950,000$0$0$0$0$1,950,0001.4%$1,950,000
2016Lions$1,000,000$250,000$250,000$0$0$1,265,6250.8%$1,500,000
2017Saints$775,000 $100,000$80,000$0$0$0$695,0000.4%$855,000
2018Bills$1,300,000 $200,000$300,000$0$100,000$0$1,700,0001.0%$2,000,000
2019Bills$1,400,000$300,000$0$100,000$0$1,800,0000.9%$1,500,000
Total$8,830,000$930,000$250,000$200,000$0$9,815,625 $10,210,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
201210.0%3.1%154000011401210
20131352.7%43.8%291200005000100
20141043.7%19.6%441200202000000
201512.0%0.2%2000000000000
20161648.6%31.5%3419192132390001
20171417.3%26.0%135112111000000
2018545.4%43.1%1580.51.5010000000

Financial Reports

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