Wes Welker

Career Earnings: $40,945,589
Career APY: $3,412,132
Total Guarantees: $24,525,000
Largest Cash Payment: $9,515,000 (2012)
Largest Cap Hit: $9,515,000 (2012)
  • Date of Birth: May 1, 1981
  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 185
  • College: Texas Tech
  • Entry: 2004 Undrafted Free Agent (Chargers)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChargersUDFATerminated20042$545,000$272,500$10,000$37,0596.8%$0
DolphinsSFAExpired20043$920,000$306,667$0$960,000104.3%$320,000
DolphinsRFATraded20071$1,300,000$1,300,000$0$00.0%$0
PatriotsExtensionExpired20074$16,800,000$4,200,000$9,000,000$18,100,000107.7%$3,620,000
PatriotsFranchiseExpired20121$9,515,000$9,515,000$9,515,000$9,515,000100.0%$9,515,000
BroncosUFAExpired20132$12,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,000$11,647,05997.1%$5,823,530
RamsSFAExpired20151$1,170,000$1,170,000$0$686,47158.7%$686,471
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chargers0$37,059$0$00.0%$37,0590.0%
Dolphins3$960,000$320,000$932,9410.0%$00.0%
Patriots6$27,615,000$4,602,500$27,615,0000.0%$00.0%
Broncos2$11,647,059$5,823,530$11,797,0590.0%$00.0%
Rams1$686,471$686,471$956,4710.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2004Dolphins$230,000$0$0$0$0$0$202,9410.3%$230,000
2005Dolphins$305,000$0$0$0$0$0$305,0000.4%$305,000
2006Dolphins$425,000$0$0$0$0$0$425,0000.4%$425,000
2007Patriots$550,000$1,100,000$0$50,000$0$0$1,700,0001.6%$6,100,000
2008Patriots$1,400,000$1,975,000$250,000$0$0$0$3,725,0003.2%$5,250,000
2009Patriots$1,650,000$1,975,000$250,000$0$0$0$3,975,0003.2%$2,000,000
2010Patriots$1,900,000$1,975,000$250,000$0$0$0$4,225,000--$2,250,000
2011Patriots$2,150,000$1,975,000$250,000$0$0$0$4,475,0003.7%$2,500,000
2012Patriots$9,515,000$0$0$0$0$9,515,000$9,515,0007.9%$9,515,000
2013Broncos$2,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$150,000$2,000,000$4,150,0003.4%$6,000,000
2014Broncos$3,000,000$2,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$6,000,000$7,647,0595.7%$5,647,059
2015Rams$970,000$200,000$0$0$300,000$0$956,4710.7%$686,471
Total$24,095,000$13,200,000$4,000,000$50,000$450,000$17,515,000$41,301,471$40,908,530
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Chargers2004$32,059$37,059
Chargers2005$5,000$0
Total$37,059$37,059

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20111687.8%0.0%122156912.994307.5010
20131363.8%3.0%7377810.710000.0011
20141465.8%3.9%494649.52000.0000
2015810.8%2.2%131027.80000.0000