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: 1.55%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.18
  • Total Contract Value: $3,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $1,750,000
  • Position Ranking: 7/47 at S
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $800,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 195
  • College: South Carolina State
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 31 $1,300,000 $200,000 $300,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $1,700,000 1.0%
2019 32 $1,400,000 $300,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $1,800,000 0.9%
Total $2,700,000 $600,000 $0 $200,000 $0 $3,500,000
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Career Earnings: $8,710,000
Career APY: $1,451,667
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

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Saints 2013 1 $555,000 $555,000 $0 $555,000 100.0% $555,000
Lions UFA Expired 2016 1 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $0 $1,500,000 100.0% $1,500,000
Saints UFA Expired 2017 1 $855,000 $855,000 $180,000 $4,655,000 544.4% $1,551,667
Bills UFA Active 2018 2 $3,500,000 $1,750,000 $800,000 $2,000,000 57.1% $2,000,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Saints 4 $5,210,000 $1,302,500 $5,050,000 0.0% $0 0.0%
Lions 1 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,265,625 0.0% $0 0.0%
Bills 1 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $1,700,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2013 Saints $555,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $555,000 0.5% $555,000
2014 Saints $1,850,000 $850,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,850,000 1.4% $1,850,000
2015 Saints $1,950,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,950,000 1.4% $1,950,000
2016 Lions $1,000,000 $250,000 $250,000 $0 $0 $1,265,625 0.8% $1,500,000
2017 Saints $775,000 $100,000 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $695,000 0.4% $855,000
2018 Bills $1,300,000 $200,000 $300,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $1,700,000 1.0% $2,000,000
2019 Bills $1,400,000 $300,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $1,800,000 0.9% $1,500,000
Total $8,830,000 $930,000 $250,000 $200,000 $0 $9,815,625   $10,210,000

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2012 1 0.0% 3.1%154000011401210
2013 13 52.7% 43.8%291200005000100
2014 10 43.7% 19.6%441200202000000
2015 1 2.0% 0.2%2000000000000
2016 16 48.6% 31.5%3419192132390001
2017 14 17.3% 26.0%135112111000000
2018 15 44.5% 33.2%30151.59.5220000000

Financial Reports

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