Shannon Sharpe

Tight End

Career Earnings: $22,328,500
Career APY: $1,594,893
Total Guarantees: $8,422,500
Largest Cash Payment: $5,000,000 (2000)
Largest Cap Number: $3,125,000 (1999)
  • Date of Birth: June 26, 1968
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 228
  • College: Savannah State
  • Entry: 1990 Draft, Round 7, #192 overall (Broncos)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BroncosDraftedExpired19902$258,500$129,250$22,500$258,500100.0%$129,250
BroncosExtensionRenegotiated19922$685,000$342,500$0$325,00047.4%$325,000
BroncosExtensionExpired19933$3,650,000$1,216,667$400,000$4,040,000110.7%$1,010,000
BroncosTransitionExpired19973$7,500,000$2,500,000$1,800,000$7,500,000100.0%$2,500,000
RavensUFATerminated20004$13,800,000$3,450,000$4,500,000$7,000,00050.7%$3,500,000
BroncosSFAReserve20027$16,065,000$2,295,000$1,700,000$2,305,00014.3%$1,152,500
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Broncos12$15,328,500$1,277,375$13,857,0700.0%$1,454,4750.0%
Ravens2$7,000,000$3,500,000$4,750,0000.0%$3,250,0000.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
1990Broncos$73,500$11,250$37,500$15,000$0$137,250--$148,500
1991Broncos$85,000$11,250$25,000$0$0$121,250--$110,000
1992Broncos$275,000$0$50,000$0$0$325,000--$325,000
1993Broncos$325,000$100,000$35,000$0$0$460,000--$760,000
1994Broncos$700,000$100,000$0$0$10,000$810,0002.3%$710,000
1995Broncos$1,100,000$100,000$100,000$0$10,000$1,310,0003.5%$1,210,000
1996Broncos$1,350,000$100,000$0$0$10,000$1,460,0003.6%$1,360,000
1997Broncos$200,000$125,000$1,425,000$0$0$1,750,0004.2%$2,000,000
1998Broncos$1,750,000$125,000$750,000$0$0$2,625,0005.0%$2,500,000
1999Broncos$2,250,000$125,000$750,000$0$0$3,125,0005.5%$3,000,000
2000Ravens$500,000$1,125,000$0$0$0$1,625,0002.6%$5,000,000
2001Ravens$500,000$1,625,000$0$0$0$3,125,0004.6%$2,000,000
2002Broncos$750,000$114,285$0$0$0$864,2851.2%$1,550,000
2003Broncos$755,000$114,285$0$0$0$869,2851.2%$755,000
Total$10,613,500$3,776,070$3,172,500$15,000$30,000$18,607,070$21,428,500
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Ravens2002$3,250,000$0
Broncos2004$997,331$900,000
Broncos2005$457,144$0
Total$4,704,475$900,000

Statistics

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