Tavon Austin

Wide Receiver

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $3,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 1.62%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $3,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 2.06%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $7,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 6/130 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $5,000,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 176
  • College: West Virginia
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2013 Draft, Round 1, #8 overall (Rams)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: Other
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Tavon Austin signed a 4 year, $42 million contract extension with the Rams in 2016. Austin received $17 million in full guarantees and $28.5 million in total guarantees.

On March 15, 2018 Austin signed a re-worked contract.  The deal is a 1 year contract worth $7 million in base value, and up to $8 million total.  Austin received $5m in virtual guarantees through roster bonus and guaranteed salary.  Austin can earn up to $2m in per game roster bonuses. Austin was traded to the Cowboys on April 28, 2018. The Cowboys are responsible for $3 million of his $7 million contract.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201827$1,000,000 $1,000,000$0$2,000,000$0$0$3,000,0001.7%
Total$1,000,000$0$2,000,000$0$0$3,000,000
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Career Earnings: $35,107,229
Career APY: $7,021,446
Potential Earnings: $34,107,229
Total Guarantees: $39,751,002
Largest Cash Payment: $14,977,116 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $14,977,116 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RamsDraftedRenegotiated20135$25,019,002$5,003,800$10,607,22942.4%$3,535,743
RamsExtensionRenegotiated20164$42,222,004$10,555,501$20,500,00048.6%$10,250,000
RamsOtherTraded20181$7,000,000$7,000,000$4,000,00057.1%$0
CowboysOtherActive20181$7,000,000$7,000,000$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Rams5$35,107,229$7,021,446$31,482,2290.0%$4,000,0000.0%
Cowboys0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2013Rams$405,000 $405,000$1,913,364$0$0$0$2,318,3641.9%$8,058,456
2014Rams$984,591 $984,591$1,913,364$0$0$0$2,897,9552.2%$984,591
2015Rams$1,564,182 $1,564,182$1,913,364$0$0$0$3,477,5462.4%$1,564,182
2016Rams$1,111,111 $5,522,884$1,913,364$4,411,773$0$375,000$7,811,2485.0%$5,522,884
2017Rams$3,500,000 $14,977,116$0$11,477,116$0$0$14,977,1169.0%$14,977,116
2018Cowboys$1,000,000 $1,000,000$0$2,000,000$0$0$3,000,0001.7%$3,000,000
Total$8,564,884$7,653,456$17,888,889$0$375,000$34,482,229 $34,107,229
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Rams2018$4,000,000$4,000,000
Total$4,000,000$4,000,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20131342.1%21.8%4041810.54915116.8141
20141553.4%18.3%312427.80362246.2250
20151677.6%19.0%524739.15524348.3432
20161572.7%20.0%585098.83281595.7151
20171621.9%6.6%10333.30552464.5154
2018612.0%5.5%713018.626559.2000

Financial Reports

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