Rhett Ellison

Tight End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $4,811,617
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 2.47%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $4,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 2.70%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.94
  • Total Contract Value: $18,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 22/188 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,000,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 250
  • College: USC
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 4, #128 overall (Vikings)
  • Year Signed: 2017 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $2,158,000

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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201729$975,000$1,250,000$25,000$975,000$2,250,0001.3%
201830$2,475,000$1,250,000$25,000$2,025,000$3,750,0002.1%
201931$2,598,235$2,188,382$25,000$0$4,811,6172.6%
202032$4,975,000$2,188,383$25,000$0$7,188,3833.6%
Total$11,023,235$6,876,765$100,000$3,000,000$18,000,000
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Career Earnings: $17,983,209
Career APY: $2,247,901
Potential Earnings: $22,983,209
Total Guarantees: $8,300,584
Largest Cash Payment: $6,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,188,383 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsDraftedExpired20124$3,282,584$820,646$300,584$3,282,584100.0%$820,646
VikingsUFAExpired20161$1,750,000$1,750,000$0$1,700,62597.2%$1,700,625
GiantsUFAActive20174$18,000,000$4,500,000$8,000,000$13,000,00072.2%$4,333,333
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings5$4,983,209$996,642$5,133,2090.0%$00.0%
Giants3$13,000,000$4,333,333$10,811,6170.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Vikings$390,000$75,146$0$0$0$0$465,1460.4%$690,584
2013Vikings$480,000$75,146$0$0$0$0$555,1460.5%$480,000
2014Vikings$570,000$75,146$0$0$0$0$645,1460.5%$570,000
2015Vikings$1,542,000$75,146$0$0$0$0$1,617,1461.1%$1,542,000
2016Vikings$760,000$100,000$790,000$100,000$15,000$0$1,850,6251.2%$1,700,625
2017Giants$975,000$1,250,000$0$25,000$0$975,000$2,250,0001.3%$6,000,000
2018Giants$2,475,000$1,250,000$0$25,000$0$2,025,000$3,750,0002.1%$2,500,000
2019Giants$2,598,235$2,188,382$0$25,000$0$0$4,811,6172.6%$4,500,000
2020Giants$4,975,000$2,188,383$0$25,000$0$0$7,188,3833.6%$5,000,000
Total$14,765,235$7,277,349$790,000$200,000$15,000$3,000,000$23,133,209$22,983,209

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201216----23.9%77.6%7659.30000.0000
2013114028.2%28.1%56112.21000.0000
2014160053.8%43.0%1920810.91000.0000
2015151046.1%54.2%1112411.31000.0000
2016151024.6%40.1%9576.30111.0100
2017160049.6%49.8%191729.12000.0000
2018142054.0%23.9%2527210.91000.0000
2019106030.2%15.0%181679.31000.0000

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$1,979,000$4,500,000
Injury Adjusted$3,342,613$2,812,500
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OTC Valuation $1.8M $3.6M $5.5M $7.3M $9.1M APY $1.7M $3.3M $5.0M $6.7M $8.3M $5,966,000 $6,100,000

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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