Steve Atwater

Safety

Career Earnings: $17,590,000
Career APY: $1,599,091
Total Guarantees: $6,200,000
Largest Cash Payment: $4,740,000 (1995)
Largest Cap Number: $2,700,000 (1998)
  • Date of Birth: October 28, 1966
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 218
  • College: Arkansas
  • Entry: 1989 Draft, Round 1, #20 overall (Broncos)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BroncosDraftedRenegotiated19894$2,010,000$502,500$750,000$1,615,00080.3%$538,333
BroncosExtensionExpired19922$3,500,000$1,750,000$350,000$3,895,000111.3%$1,298,333
BroncosExtensionTerminated19955$12,500,000$2,500,000$3,300,000$9,880,00079.0%$2,470,000
JetsSFATerminated19993$8,250,000$2,750,000$1,800,000$2,200,00026.7%$2,200,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Broncos10$15,390,000$1,539,000$14,730,0000.0%$660,0000.0%
Jets1$2,200,000$2,200,000$1,000,0000.0%$1,200,0000.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
1989Broncos$200,000$187,500$25,000$0$412,500--$975,000
1990Broncos$250,000$187,500$25,000$20,000$482,500--$295,000
1991Broncos$300,000$187,500$25,000$20,000$532,500--$345,000
1992Broncos$700,000$304,166$0$20,000$1,024,166--$1,070,000
1993Broncos$1,200,000$116,667$0$0$1,316,667--$1,200,000
1994Broncos$1,625,000$116,667$0$0$1,741,6675.0%$1,625,000
1995Broncos$1,440,000$660,000$0$0$2,100,0005.7%$4,740,000
1996Broncos$1,500,000$660,000$0$0$2,160,0005.3%$1,500,000
1997Broncos$1,600,000$660,000$0$0$2,260,0005.5%$1,600,000
1998Broncos$2,040,000$660,000$0$0$2,700,0005.2%$2,040,000
1999Jets$400,000$600,000$0$0$1,000,0001.7%$2,200,000
Total$11,255,000$4,340,000$75,000$60,000$15,730,000$17,590,000
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Broncos1999$660,000$0
Jets2000$1,200,000$0
Total$1,860,000$0

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