Travis Benjamin

Wide Receiver

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $3,750,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 2.00%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $4,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 2.52%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.07
  • Total Contract Value: $4,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 53/277 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,000,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 175
  • College: Miami
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 4, #100 overall (Browns)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (Other)
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $1,814,000

Contract Notes

On April 15, 2019, Travis Benjamin and the Los Angeles Chargers agreed on a contract revision.  The team added a voidable year to the contract for contract purposes.  $3 million of Benjamin's base salary was converted into a signing bonus.  And the remaining $1.25 million was changed to an incentive for receptions.  Under Benjamin's old contract he was due $5.25 million in base salary; now Benjamin will earn $4 million base value with the opportunity to earn a total of $5.25 million.  The revision saved the Chargers $2.75 million in 2019 cap dollars.

Travis Benjamin signed a 4 year, $24 million contract with the San Diego Chargers on March 10, 2016.  $13 million is guaranteed including a $5 million signing bonus.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201930$1,000,000$2,750,000$3,750,0002.0%
2020 📝
March 5: Contract voids if on roster 10 days prior to the start of the 2020 league year.
31$0$1,500,000$1,500,0000.8%
Total$1,000,000$4,250,000$5,250,000
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Career Earnings: $24,327,000
Career APY: $3,475,286
Potential Earnings: $25,327,000
Total Guarantees: $16,477,000
Largest Cash Payment: $7,750,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,000,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BrownsDraftedExpired20124$2,577,000$644,250$477,000$2,577,000100.0%$644,250
ChargersUFARenegotiated20164$24,000,000$6,000,000$13,000,000$18,750,00078.1%$6,250,000
ChargersOtherActive20191$4,000,000$4,000,000$3,000,000$3,000,00075.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Browns4$2,577,000$644,250$2,577,0000.0%$00.0%
Chargers3$21,750,000$7,250,000$17,500,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Browns$390,000$119,250$0$509,2500.4%$867,000
2013Browns$480,000$119,250$0$599,2500.5%$480,000
2014Browns$570,000$119,250$0$689,2500.5%$570,000
2015Browns$660,000$119,250$0$779,2500.5%$660,000
2016Chargers$2,750,000$1,250,000$2,750,000$4,000,0002.6%$7,750,000
2017Chargers$5,250,000$1,250,000$5,250,000$6,500,0003.9%$5,250,000
2018Chargers$5,750,000$1,250,000$0$7,000,0004.0%$5,750,000
2019Chargers$1,000,000$2,750,000$0$3,750,0002.0%$4,000,000
2020Chargers$0$1,500,000$0$1,500,0000.8%$0
Total$16,850,000$8,477,000$8,000,000$25,327,000$25,327,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20121429.0%3.5%1829816.6266611.0011
2013813.0%8.7%510521.0014545.0021
20141636.4%12.0%1831417.433113.7020
20151677.1%14.9%6896614.254123.0032
20161451.5%3.8%4767714.442-3-1.5053
20171653.2%18.9%3047115.7311928.4020
20181227.9%5.0%1218615.517415.9000
2019547.4%0.0%6305.00000.0000

Financial Reports

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