Russell Gage

Wide Receiver

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $5,666,666 (2.75% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $10,000,000 (3.96% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.76
  • Contract Value: $30,000,000 ($10,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $15,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 37/318 at WR

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202226$3,500,000$2,166,666$3,500,000$5,666,6662.7%
2023 📝
March 21: $5 million is guaranteed
27$10,000,000$2,166,666$5,000,000$12,166,6665.3%
202428$10,000,000$2,166,668$0$12,166,6684.8%
Total$23,500,000$6,500,000$8,500,000$30,000,000

Contract Notes

Russell Gage signed a three year, $30 million contract with the Buccaneers. Gage received $20 million in guarantees of which $15 million is fully guaranteed at signing. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2023 league year, that additional $5 million will be fully guaranteed. At this time we do not know if the Buccaneers used void years in the contract. If they did his cap number will drop to $4.8 million in 2022.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$10M
$20M
$30M
202220232024
Cash Due$10,000,000$10,000,000$10,000,000
Running Cash$10,000,000$20,000,000$30,000,000
Career Earnings: $10,639,192
Career APY: $2,659,798
Potential Earnings: $34,139,192
Total Guarantees: $15,156,192
Largest Cash Payment: $10,000,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $12,166,668 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
FalconsDraftedExpired20184$2,616,192$654,048$156,192$4,139,192158.2%$1,034,798
BuccaneersUFAActive20223$30,000,000$10,000,000$15,000,000$6,500,00021.7%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Falcons4$4,139,192$1,034,798$4,139,1920.0%$00.0%
Buccaneers0$6,500,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Falcons$480,000$39,048$0$519,0480.3%$636,192
2019Falcons$570,000$39,048$0$609,0480.3%$570,000
2020Falcons$750,000$39,048$0$789,0480.4%$750,000
2021Falcons$2,183,000$39,048$0$2,222,0481.2%$2,183,000
2022Buccaneers$3,500,000$2,166,666$3,500,000$5,666,6662.7%$10,000,000
2023Buccaneers$10,000,000$2,166,666$5,000,000$12,166,6665.3%$10,000,000
2024Buccaneers$10,000,000$2,166,668$0$12,166,6684.8%$10,000,000
Total$27,483,000$6,656,192$8,500,000$34,139,192$34,139,192

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201815105.7%63.6%000.0066310.5000
2019160044.3%37.6%4123.00494469.1111
2020160067.9%0.5%294.507278610.9400
2021143058.2%0.2%000.006677011.7400
202273045.1%0.8%000.00292318.0100

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$2,469,000$10,000,000
Injury Adjusted$3,668,089$8,125,000
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OTC Valuation $4.5M $8.9M $13.4M $17.8M $22.3M APY $5M $10M $15M $20M $25M $9,727,000 $6,771,499

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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