Tavon Austin

Wide Receiver

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $0
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 0.00%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $0
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 0.00%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0
  • Total Contract Value: $7,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 3/73 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $5,000,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 176
  • College: West Virginia
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 27 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $0 $2,000,000 $0 $0 $3,000,000 1.7%
Total $1,000,000 $0 $2,000,000 $0 $0 $3,000,000
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Career Earnings: $38,107,229
Career APY: $6,351,205
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

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Rams Drafted Renegotiated 2013 5 $25,019,002 $5,003,800 $12,751,002 $10,607,229 42.4% $3,535,743
Rams Extension Renegotiated 2016 4 $42,222,004 $10,555,501 $17,000,000 $20,500,000 48.6% $10,250,000
Rams Other Traded 2018 1 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $4,000,000 57.1% $0
Cowboys Other Active 2018 1 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $3,000,000 42.9% $3,000,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Rams 5 $35,107,229 $7,021,446 $31,482,229 0.0% $4,000,000 0.0%
Cowboys 1 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2013 Rams $405,000 $405,000 $1,913,364 $0 $0 $0 $2,318,364 1.9% $8,058,456
2014 Rams $984,591 $984,591 $1,913,364 $0 $0 $0 $2,897,955 2.2% $984,591
2015 Rams $1,564,182 $1,564,182 $1,913,364 $0 $0 $0 $3,477,546 2.4% $1,564,182
2016 Rams $1,111,111 $5,522,884 $1,913,364 $4,411,773 $0 $375,000 $7,811,248 5.0% $5,522,884
2017 Rams $3,500,000 $14,977,116 $0 $11,477,116 $0 $0 $14,977,116 9.0% $14,977,116
2018 Cowboys $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $0 $2,000,000 $0 $0 $3,000,000 1.7% $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
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Rams 2018 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Total$4,000,000$4,000,000

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Receiving Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special RecYardsAvgTD AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2013 13 42.1% 21.8%4041810.54915116.8141
2014 15 53.4% 18.3%312427.80362246.2250
2015 16 77.6% 19.0%524739.15524348.3432
2016 15 72.7% 20.0%585098.83281595.7151
2017 16 21.9% 6.6%10333.30552464.5154
2018 7 10.8% 5.0%814017.526559.2000

Financial Reports

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