Rhett Ellison

Tight End

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $3,750,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 2.11%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $2,500,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 1.46%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.67
  • Total Contract Value: $18,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 5/70 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,000,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 250
  • College: USC
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 4, #128 overall (Vikings)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Rhett Ellison signed a four year, $18 million contract with the Giants on March 13, 2017. Ellison received $8 million fully guaranteed at signing including a signing bonus of $5 million.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 29 $975,000 $975,000 $1,250,000 $0 $25,000 $0 $2,250,000 1.3%
2018 30 $2,475,000 $2,025,000 $1,250,000 $0 $25,000 $0 $3,750,000 2.1%
2019 31 $4,475,000 $1,250,000 $0 $25,000 $0 $5,750,000 3.0%
2020 32 $4,975,000 $1,250,000 $0 $25,000 $0 $6,250,000 3.1%
Total $12,900,000 $5,000,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $18,000,000
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Career Earnings: $11,032,584
Career APY: $1,838,764
Potential Earnings: $23,032,584
Total Guarantees: $8,000,000
Largest Cash Payment: $6,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $6,250,000 (2020)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Vikings Drafted 2012 4 $3,282,584 $820,646 $0 $3,282,584 100.0% $820,646
Vikings UFA Expired 2016 1 $1,765,000 $1,765,000 $0 $1,750,000 99.2% $1,750,000
Giants UFA Active 2017 4 $18,000,000 $4,500,000 $8,000,000 $6,000,000 33.3% $6,000,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Vikings 5 $5,032,584 $1,006,517 $5,133,209 0.0% $0 0.0%
Giants 1 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $2,250,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2012 Vikings $390,000 $75,146 $0 $0 $0 $465,146 0.4% $690,584
2013 Vikings $480,000 $75,146 $0 $0 $0 $555,146 0.5% $480,000
2014 Vikings $570,000 $75,146 $0 $0 $0 $645,146 0.5% $570,000
2015 Vikings $1,542,000 $75,146 $0 $0 $0 $1,617,146 1.1% $1,542,000
2016 Vikings $760,000 $100,000 $790,000 $100,000 $15,000 $1,850,625 1.2% $1,750,000
2017 Giants $975,000 $975,000 $1,250,000 $0 $25,000 $0 $2,250,000 1.3% $6,000,000
2018 Giants $2,475,000 $2,025,000 $1,250,000 $0 $25,000 $0 $3,750,000 2.1% $2,500,000
2019 Giants $4,475,000 $1,250,000 $0 $25,000 $0 $5,750,000 3.0% $4,500,000
2020 Giants $4,975,000 $1,250,000 $0 $25,000 $0 $6,250,000 3.1% $5,000,000
Total $16,642,000 $5,400,584 $790,000 $200,000 $15,000 $23,133,209   $23,032,584

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Receiving Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special RecYardsAvgTD AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2012 16 23.9% 77.6%7659.30000.0000
2013 11 28.2% 28.1%56112.21000.0000
2014 16 53.8% 43.0%1920810.91000.0000
2015 15 46.1% 54.2%1112411.31000.0000
2016 15 24.6% 40.1%9576.30111.0100
2017 16 49.6% 49.8%191729.12000.0000
2018 13 59.4% 25.9%2325411.01000.0000

Financial Reports

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