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: 2.17%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.99
  • Total Contract Value: $12,600,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,200,000
  • Position Ranking: 20/91 at C
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,200,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 315
  • College: Nebraska
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 3, #78 overall (Redskins)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (SFA)
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $731,000

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 17: 2020 Option due before the start of the 2020 league year, worth $300,000
30$1,550,000$350,000$0$1,250,000$100,000$0$3,250,0001.6%
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$5,550,000$800,000$1,200,000$3,750,000$300,000$1,200,000$11,537,500
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Career Earnings: $15,160,800
Career APY: $2,526,800
Potential Earnings: $22,560,800
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$4,200,00033.3%$4,200,000
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%
Bills1$4,200,000$4,200,000$3,937,5000.0%$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$1,550,000$350,000$0$1,250,000$100,000$0$3,250,0001.6%$3,200,000
2021Bills$2,650,000$350,000$0$1,250,000$100,000$0$4,350,000--$4,500,000
Total$13,867,000$1,413,800$2,200,000$4,750,000$330,000$7,200,000$22,123,300$22,560,800

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
20145091.5%5.6%
2015130379.3%13.4%
2016151075.8%15.3%
201778139.1%5.9%
2018131080.3%0.0%
2019141116.0%13.0%

Valuation Diamond

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OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$589,000$4,200,000
Injury Adjusted$655,009$3,937,500
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OTC Valuation $1.7M $3.5M $5.2M $6.9M $8.6M APY $1.9M $3.8M $5.6M $7.5M $9.4M $5,849,000 $8,400,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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