Reid Ferguson

Long Snapper

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $990,000 (0.53% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $990,000 (0.46% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $4,315,000 ($1,078,750 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 12/36 at LS

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202127$990,000$500,000$990,0000.5%
202228$1,035,000$0$1,035,0000.5%
202329$1,080,000$0$1,080,0000.5%
202430$1,210,000$0$1,210,0000.5%
Total$4,315,000$500,000$4,315,000

Contract Notes

Reid Ferguson signed a three year, $2.745 million contract extension with the Bills on January 28, 2019. Ferguson had been scheduled to become an exclusive rights free agent at the time of signing. Ferguson received a $375,000 signing bonus and $445,000 guaranteed.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.1M
$2.2M
$3.2M
$4.3M
2021202220232024
Cash Due$990,000$1,035,000$1,080,000$1,210,000
Running Cash$990,000$2,025,000$3,105,000$4,315,000
Career Earnings: $3,712,100
Career APY: $742,420
Potential Earnings: $7,347,100
Total Guarantees: $2,125,000
Largest Cash Payment: $1,210,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $1,210,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BillsUDFATerminated20161$1,625,000$541,667$5,000$00.0%$0
BillsPracticeExpired20161$117,300$117,300$0$62,10052.9%$62,100
BillsSFAExpired20172$1,020,000$510,000$0$1,020,000100.0%$510,000
BillsERFAExtended20193$2,745,000$915,000$445,000$1,950,00071.0%$975,000
BillsExtensionTerminated20213$4,000,000$1,333,333$1,175,000$00.0%$0
BillsSFAActive20214$4,315,000$1,078,750$500,000$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bills5$3,712,100$742,420$2,907,1000.0%$805,0000.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Bills$117,300$0$0$0$62,1000.0%$62,100
2017Bills$465,000$0$0$0$465,0000.3%$465,000
2018Bills$555,000$0$0$0$555,0000.3%$555,000
2019Bills$700,000$125,000$25,000$70,000$850,0000.4%$1,100,000
2020Bills$825,000$125,000$25,000$0$975,0000.4%$850,000
2021Bills$990,000$0$0$500,000$990,0000.5%$990,000
2022Bills$1,035,000$0$0$0$1,035,0000.5%$1,035,000
2023Bills$1,080,000$0$0$0$1,080,0000.5%$1,080,000
2024Bills$1,210,000$0$0$0$1,210,0000.5%$1,210,000
Total$6,977,300$250,000$50,000$570,000$7,222,100$7,347,100
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bills2016$1,666$5,000
Bills2017$3,334$0
Bills2021$293,750$675,000
Bills2022$506,250$0
Total$805,000$680,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthySpecial
2017160024.9%
2018160030.6%
2019160032.1%
2020160030.4%
202120019.4%

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$944,000$1,078,750
Injury Adjusted$944,000$1,078,750
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OTC Valuation $306.5k $613.0k $919.5k $1.2M $1.5M APY $202.1k $404.2k $606.3k $808.3k $1.0M $991,000 $1,075,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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