Spencer Long

Center

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $3,937,500
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.98%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $4,200,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 4.75%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.07
  • Total Contract Value: $12,600,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,200,000
  • Position Ranking: 17/90 at C
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 315
  • College: Nebraska
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 3, #78 overall (Redskins)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: SFA
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Spencer Long signed a 3 year contract with the Buffalo Bills on February 12, 2019.  The contract is worth $12,600,000.  Long is due a $1.2 million roster bonus on March 17, 2019.  Prior to the start of the 2020 league year, the contract has a team option worth $300,000; and another team option prior to start of the 2021 league year worth $500,000.  Long can earn up to $1.25 million in per game roster bonus pay in each year of the contract; $62,500 per game on the 53 man roster and $15,625 per game on active 46 man roster.  Long can also earn a $100,000 roster bonus in each year of the contract.

Long also has escalators and de-escalators in the contract based on playing time in 2020 and 2021.  Long can also earn $800,000 in 2019 through playing time and team wins incentive.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2019 29 $1,350,000 $100,000 $2,450,000 $100,000 $0 $3,937,500 2.1%
2020 30 $2,550,000 $350,000 $1,250,000 $100,000 $0 $4,250,000 2.1%
2021 31 $2,650,000 $350,000 $1,250,000 $100,000 $0 $4,350,000 --
Total $6,550,000 $800,000 $4,950,000 $300,000 $0 $12,537,500
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Career Earnings: $11,260,800
Career APY: $2,252,160
Potential Earnings: $23,560,800
Total Guarantees: $6,613,800
Largest Cash Payment: $7,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $6,625,000 (2018)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Redskins Drafted Expired 2014 4 $2,863,800 $715,950 $613,800 $3,960,800 138.3% $990,200
Jets UFA Terminated 2018 4 $27,400,000 $6,850,000 $6,000,000 $7,000,000 25.5% $7,000,000
Bills SFA Active 2019 3 $12,600,000 $4,200,000 $0 $300,000 2.4% $0
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Redskins 4 $3,960,800 $990,200 $3,960,800 0.0% $0 0.0%
Jets 1 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $6,625,000 0.0% $0 0.0%
Bills 0 $300,000 $0 $0 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2014 Redskins $420,000 $153,450 $0 $0 $0 $573,450 0.4% $1,033,800
2015 Redskins $510,000 $153,450 $0 $10,000 $0 $673,450 0.5% $520,000
2016 Redskins $600,000 $153,450 $0 $10,000 $0 $763,450 0.5% $610,000
2017 Redskins $1,787,000 $153,450 $0 $10,000 $0 $1,950,450 1.2% $1,797,000
2018 Jets $5,000,000 $6,000,000 $0 $2,000,000 $0 $0 $6,625,000 3.7% $7,000,000
2019 Bills $1,350,000 $100,000 $2,450,000 $100,000 $0 $3,937,500 2.1% $4,200,000
2020 Bills $2,550,000 $350,000 $1,250,000 $100,000 $0 $4,250,000 2.1% $4,400,000
2021 Bills $2,650,000 $350,000 $1,250,000 $100,000 $0 $4,350,000 -- $4,000,000
Total $14,867,000 $1,413,800 $6,950,000 $330,000 $0 $23,123,300   $23,560,800

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps
Offense Special
2014 5 1.5% 5.6%
2015 13 79.3% 13.4%
2016 15 75.8% 15.3%
2017 7 39.1% 5.9%
2018 13 80.3% 0.0%

Financial Reports

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