Travis Benjamin

Wide Receiver

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $7,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 3.90%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $5,750,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 3.80%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.82
  • Total Contract Value: $24,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $6,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 8/130 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,000,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 175
  • College: Miami
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 4, #100 overall (Browns)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2016 27 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $1,250,000 $0 $0 $0 $4,000,000 2.6%
2017 28 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $1,250,000 $0 $0 $0 $6,500,000 3.9%
2018 29 $5,750,000 $1,250,000 $0 $0 $0 $7,000,000 4.0%
2019 30 $5,250,000 $1,250,000 $0 $0 $0 $6,500,000 3.4%
Total $19,000,000 $5,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $24,000,000
Embed This Contract
<iframe src="https://overthecap.com/contract-embed/309/" width="600" height="313" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe>
Career Earnings: $15,577,000
Career APY: $2,596,167
Potential Earnings: $26,577,000
Total Guarantees: $13,000,000
Largest Cash Payment: $7,750,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,000,000 (2018)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Browns Drafted 2012 4 $2,577,000 $644,250 $0 $2,577,000 100.0% $644,250
Chargers UFA Active 2016 4 $24,000,000 $6,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 54.2% $6,500,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Browns 4 $2,577,000 $644,250 $2,577,000 0.0% $0 0.0%
Chargers 2 $13,000,000 $6,500,000 $10,500,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2012 Browns $390,000 $119,250 $0 $0 $0 $509,250 0.4% $867,000
2013 Browns $480,000 $119,250 $0 $0 $0 $599,250 0.5% $480,000
2014 Browns $570,000 $119,250 $0 $0 $0 $689,250 0.5% $570,000
2015 Browns $660,000 $119,250 $0 $0 $0 $779,250 0.5% $660,000
2016 Chargers $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $1,250,000 $0 $0 $0 $4,000,000 2.6% $7,750,000
2017 Chargers $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $1,250,000 $0 $0 $0 $6,500,000 3.9% $5,250,000
2018 Chargers $5,750,000 $1,250,000 $0 $0 $0 $7,000,000 4.0% $5,750,000
2019 Chargers $5,250,000 $1,250,000 $0 $0 $0 $6,500,000 3.4% $5,250,000
Total $21,100,000 $5,477,000 $0 $0 $0 $26,577,000   $26,577,000

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Receiving Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special RecYardsAvgTD AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2012 14 29.0% 3.5%1829816.6266611.0011
2013 8 13.0% 8.7%510521.0014545.0021
2014 16 36.4% 12.0%1831417.433113.7020
2015 16 77.1% 14.9%6896614.254123.0032
2016 14 51.5% 3.8%4767714.442-3-1.5053
2017 16 53.2% 18.9%3047115.7311928.4020
2018 10 27.8% 4.7%1117515.915244.8000

Financial Reports

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