William Gholston

Interior Defensive Line

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $4,750,000 (2.33% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $4,750,000 (2.28% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $27,500,000 ($5,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 42/205 at IDL

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2017)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201726$3,000,000$4,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,0004.1%
201827$6,500,000$0$6,500,000$6,500,0003.3%
201928$3,750,000$0$0$3,750,0001.9%
202029$4,750,000$0$0$4,750,0002.3%
202130$5,500,000$0$0$5,500,0003.1%
Total$23,500,000$4,000,000$13,500,000$27,500,000

Contract Notes

William Gholston signed a four year, $27.5 million contract with the Buccaneers on March 6, 2017. Gholston received $13.5 million in guarantees. Another $9 million in incentives is available.
Career Earnings: $20,806,544
Career APY: $2,972,363
Potential Earnings: $31,056,544
Total Guarantees: $13,900,544
Largest Cash Payment: $7,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Number: $7,000,000 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BuccaneersDraftedExpired20134$2,560,544$640,136$400,544$3,556,544138.9%$889,136
BuccaneersUFAActive20175$27,500,000$5,500,000$13,500,000$17,250,00062.7%$5,750,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Buccaneers7$20,806,544$2,972,363$20,806,5440.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Buccaneers$405,000$100,136$0$0$505,1360.4%$805,544
2014Buccaneers$495,000$100,136$0$0$595,1360.4%$495,000
2015Buccaneers$585,000$100,136$0$0$685,1360.5%$585,000
2016Buccaneers$1,671,000$100,136$0$0$1,771,1361.1%$1,671,000
2017Buccaneers$3,000,000$0$4,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,0004.1%$7,000,000
2018Buccaneers$6,500,000$0$0$6,500,000$6,500,0003.3%$6,500,000
2019Buccaneers$3,750,000$0$0$0$3,750,0001.9%$3,750,000
2020Buccaneers$4,750,000$0$0$0$4,750,0002.3%$4,750,000
2021Buccaneers$5,500,000$0$0$0$5,500,0003.1%$5,500,000
Total$26,656,000$400,544$4,000,000$13,500,000$31,056,544$31,056,544

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2013121329.5%5.3%1416214353000000
2014151051.4%17.0%2814213963000000
2015160061.5%18.3%472037882001000
2016142055.2%16.4%37133.529.5980001100
2017132041.5%17.5%191300410000000
2018160038.4%19.7%7315170000000
2019160043.6%35.1%2612110572000000
202020050.4%31.0%4517320000000

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$7,070,000$5,500,000
Injury Adjusted$7,070,000$5,500,000
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OTC Valuation $3.0M $6.0M $9.0M $12.0M $15.0M APY $3.8M $7.5M $11.3M $15.0M $18.8M $5,453,000 $4,918,789

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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