Robert Ayers

4-3 Defensive End

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $6,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 3.47%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $6,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 4.26%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $19,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $6,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 16/120 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,500,000
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 274
  • College: Tennessee
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • Entry: 2009 Draft, Round 1, #18 overall (Broncos)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Robert Ayers signed a three year $19.5 million contract with the Buccanneers. Ayers received $11.5 million in guarantees, $7.5 million of which is guaranteed upon signing. The balance becomes fully guaranteed on the 5th day of the 2017 league year. Another $1.65 million is available in performance incentives.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201631$5,000,000 $7,500,000$0$2,500,000$0$0$7,750,0005.0%
201732$4,000,000 $6,000,000$0$2,000,000$0$0$6,000,0003.6%
201833$5,000,000$0$1,000,000$0$0$6,000,0003.4%
Total$14,000,000$0$5,500,000$0$0$19,750,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $30,122,500
Years: 9
Career APY: $3,346,944
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
Broncos20095$13,000,000$2,600,000$13,000,000100.0%$2,600,000
GiantsUFA20142$3,750,000$1,875,000$3,622,50096.6%$1,811,250
BuccaneersUFAActive20163$19,500,000$6,500,000$13,500,00069.2%$6,750,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Broncos5$13,000,000$2,600,000$13,000,0000.0%$00.0%
Giants2$3,622,500$1,811,250$3,687,5000.0%$00.0%
Buccaneers2$13,500,000$6,750,000$13,750,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2009Broncos$310,000$0$1,060,000$0$0$1,370,0001.1%
2010Broncos$395,000$1,181,250$3,605,000$0$0$5,181,250--
2011Broncos$880,000$1,181,250$0$0$0$2,061,2501.7%
2012Broncos$965,000$1,181,250$0$0$0$2,146,2501.8%
2013Broncos$1,060,000$1,181,250$0$0$0$2,241,2501.8%
2014Giants$730,000 $730,000$500,000$0$20,000$0$1,250,0000.9%
2015Giants$1,230,000$500,000$750,000$20,000$0$2,437,5001.7%
2016Buccaneers$5,000,000 $7,500,000$0$2,500,000$0$0$7,750,0005.0%
2017Buccaneers$4,000,000 $6,000,000$0$2,000,000$0$0$6,000,0003.6%
2018Buccaneers$5,000,000$0$1,000,000$0$0$6,000,0003.4%
Total$19,570,000$5,725,000$10,915,000$40,000$0$36,437,500 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141235.9%6.3%1845374141001000
20151249.4%0.0%301195610214002000
20161254.4%9.3%2186.538.57181001000
20171155.9%10.3%20112143160002000

Financial Reports

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