Spencer Long

Center

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $3,937,500
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.98%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $3,900,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 2.39%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.99
  • Total Contract Value: $12,600,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,200,000
  • Position Ranking: 16/75 at C
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,200,000
  • 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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201929$1,350,000$100,000$1,200,000$1,250,000$100,000$1,200,000$3,937,5002.1%
2020 📝
March 13: 2020 Option due before the start of the 2020 league year, worth $300,000
30$2,550,000$350,000$0$1,250,000$100,000$0$4,250,0002.1%
2021 📝
March 13: 2021 Option due before the start of the 2021 league year, worth $500,000
31$2,650,000$350,000$0$1,250,000$100,000$0$4,350,000--
Total$6,550,000$800,000$1,200,000$3,750,000$300,000$1,200,000$12,537,500
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Career Earnings: $10,960,800
Career APY: $2,192,160
Potential Earnings: $23,560,800
Total Guarantees: $7,813,800
Largest Cash Payment: $7,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $6,625,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RedskinsDraftedExpired20144$2,863,800$715,950$613,800$3,960,800138.3%$990,200
JetsUFATerminated20184$27,400,000$6,850,000$6,000,000$7,000,00025.5%$7,000,000
BillsSFAActive20193$12,600,000$4,200,000$1,200,000$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Redskins4$3,960,800$990,200$3,960,8000.0%$00.0%
Jets1$7,000,000$7,000,000$6,625,0000.0%$00.0%
Bills0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Redskins$420,000$153,450$0$0$0$0$573,4500.4%$1,033,800
2015Redskins$510,000$153,450$0$0$10,000$0$673,4500.5%$520,000
2016Redskins$600,000$153,450$0$0$10,000$0$763,4500.5%$610,000
2017Redskins$1,787,000$153,450$0$0$10,000$0$1,950,4501.2%$1,797,000
2018Jets$5,000,000$0$1,000,000$1,000,000$0$6,000,000$6,625,0003.7%$7,000,000
2019Bills$1,350,000$100,000$1,200,000$1,250,000$100,000$1,200,000$3,937,5002.1%$3,900,000
2020Bills$2,550,000$350,000$0$1,250,000$100,000$0$4,250,0002.1%$4,200,000
2021Bills$2,650,000$350,000$0$1,250,000$100,000$0$4,350,000--$4,500,000
Total$14,867,000$1,413,800$2,200,000$4,750,000$330,000$7,200,000$23,123,300$23,560,800

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnaps
OffenseSpecial
201451.5%5.6%
20151379.3%13.4%
20161575.8%15.3%
2017739.1%5.9%
20181380.3%0.0%

Financial Reports

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