Spencer Long

Center

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $3,125,000 (1.41% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $3,200,000 (1.58% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.02
  • Contract Value: $12,600,000 ($4,200,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,200,000
  • Contract Ranking: 18/91 at C

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2019)
(📝: 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$3,937,5002.0%
202030$1,550,000$350,000$0$1,250,000$100,000$0$3,125,0001.4%
202131$2,650,000$350,000$0$1,250,000$100,000$0$4,350,0002.0%
Total$5,550,000$800,000$1,200,000$3,750,000$300,000$1,200,000$11,412,500

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.
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 Number: $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$1,950,4501.1%$1,797,000
2018Jets$5,000,000$0$1,000,000$1,000,000$0$6,000,000$6,625,0003.4%$7,000,000
2019Bills$1,350,000$100,000$1,200,000$1,250,000$100,000$1,200,000$3,937,5002.0%$3,900,000
2020Bills$1,550,000$350,000$0$1,250,000$100,000$0$3,125,0001.4%$3,200,000
2021Bills$2,650,000$350,000$0$1,250,000$100,000$0$4,350,0002.0%$4,500,000
Total$13,867,000$1,413,800$2,200,000$4,750,000$330,000$7,200,000$21,998,300$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

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$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 $5,454,000 $6,800,000

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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